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Month: June 2017

Sufism in India – A bloodied History

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Radha, 27th June, 2017, 12:10 pm The advent of Islam in India has generally been regarded as a peaceful and mostly non violent process. A variety of Sufi saints arrived in India from different parts of West Asia, and settled down here. Their interaction with the local people, who were at various times willing and at others reluctant disciples, relays the story of a mixed approach by these Sufis and other influencers who helped in the spread of Islam here. There is a concept of homogeneous empty time, as suggested by Benedict Anderson, who says that this empty time is available to be filled with information and the color given to this time period is dependent on the predominant cultural aspects, leaning of the historiographers as well as those of the scholars of the time. Anderson ment...

Global Consciousness Project : Subtle interactions link us with each other and the Earth

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Evidence suggests a unifying field of consciousness described by sages in all cultures. "The Global Consciousness Project is an international, multidisciplinary collaboration of scientists and engineers. We collect data continuously from a global network of physical random number generators located in up to 70 host sites around the world at any given time. The data are transmitted to a central archive which now contains more than 15 years of random data in parallel sequences of synchronized 200-bit trials generated every second." "Our purpose is to examine subtle correlations that may reflect the presence and activity of consciousness in the world. We hypothesize that there will be structure in what should be random data, associated with major global events that engage our minds an...