Monthly Archives: January 2014

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Written on Jan, 25, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

When I read an email – “Confused about our own history” on January 14 2014, memories of Moirang flashed back to me. “Dear Sir, I am a Meitei professional based in Bangalore. I am a Meitei. I am a regular reader of your articles and I found you to be the right person to answer and throw light on my …

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Written on Jan, 23, 2014 by in | Leave a comment
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  Meitei Hinduism is Chaitanya-Vaishnavism and Gita is their spiritual book I do not take religious philosophy seriously, especially as there are different philosophies of each religion. I have written about dogmatic (unproved) God-philosophies in my first two books (cf. My Website). Nonetheless, I think I will follow up my last column on Meitei Hinduism with what is in Bhagavad-Gita – …

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Written on Jan, 23, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment

Further to an email from John Singh on November 24 2013. Subject: “khuramjari pabung. Dear Pabung, I am proud of you because your contribution of various information in the newspaper is highly valuable. I pray to the god for your healthy life.” Thank you John. This discussion is about whether size of organisms (individual forms of life) matter at all. …

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Written on Jan, 12, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

This is the second part of the email by Bedananda Lairenjam on Sept 4 2013: “I am a regular reader of your publications. I am a Hindu Meitei but never pray at home; neither is there a rule at home that I should pray. On religious occasions at we do pray to GOD with the help of priests. There is …

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Written on Jan, 07, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Scientist in May 2013 claim to have created first cloned human embryo using skin cells from the person’s skin and from those clones extracted stem cells – good for medicine. In the midst of controversy between creationists and evolutionists, a genetic scientist, George Church, a Harvard professor of Genetics in America is almost ready to ‘clone’ a Neanderthal man if …

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Written on Jan, 05, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, USA (ranks the best university in the world) have found that as teens progress into Young Adulthood (age18-25) they enter a period of accomplishments and chilling risks with internal and external changes including brain changes. This was particularly true of the pre-War Meitei youth who continued to harbour and carry into their …

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Written on Jan, 01, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

People of all communities in Manipur are suffering because of pleasant day-dreams of theirpoliticians – dreams that are most unlikely to jump-start their careers and lift their communities to the lofty heights of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, as they are routinely taking positions that put them at odds with each other’s interests and the interest of federal India. All community leaders, …

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