Category Samsara

About Empty Worlds

The World of Caste

The World of Caste
Can we say something new about caste as a system? How has it changed as a result of being fully absorbed within the capitalist system?

Settled Unsettling

Leave taking I have always wondered why the Buddha left his wife and child and went into the forest. The usual explanations are pretty patriarchal aren’t they, e.g., – that he was escaping from the bonds that tie us to…

A Good Death

D One of my college classmates was an excellent hockey player and a true sportsman. The cricket grounds where I spent my evenings abutted the hockey field. D* and I spent many hours chatting on the sidelines and in the…