Maharshi Adhyatma Vishwavidyalay conference paper receives an award !

The concepts of Sustainable Development (SD) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) have been around for a few decades, but they have not been known to include Spirituality or spiritual factors in their purview. In short, both these concepts refer to a business looking out to preserve or enhance social and environmental aspects along with economic development. So, when we heard […]

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Legalisation of marijuana – Is this the start of a trend?

There have been some major changes sweeping through the United States lately, and one of them is legalisation of marijuana. The states of Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada and California voted to legalise recreational use of marijuana and Montana, North Dakota, Arkansas and Florida voted to legalise medical marijuana this month. Major media organizations are saying that this may be the start […]

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Negative effects of horror movies

Negative effects of horror movies on society through their widespread growth Recently, multiple people watching the screening of a horror film called “Raw” at the Toronto International Film festival felt very ill and even lost consciousness during the screening due to very visually gruesome scenes depicting cannibalism, lacerations and various other gory scenes. Despite this negative impact, the movie has received […]

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What is the Real Battle Between Light Side and Dark Side of the Force?

Note: for those who are not Star Wars fans, while we do make parallels to Star Wars, this blog is about the fight between positive and negative forces in general and can be understood by anyone even if they didn’t watch the Star Wars movies. 1. Introduction – the mesmerising battle of Light and Darkness Good versus evil, good guys […]

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Black Friday (27th November 2015) – A spiritual perspective

Black Friday is an event created in America in the early 2000’s that follows the day of Thanksgiving. On Black Friday, stores, retailers and even online companies drastically lower the prices of products for one night to increase sales. Typically at this time people are preparing for the holiday season, which includes fulfilling the wish list of their sons, daughters, grandsons and granddaughters. For […]

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