Happy Birthday(!) to the Global Church: The Rev. Dr. John T. Mathew

A kosher Crest forJesus’Movement: Flame of Pentecost vs. Cross of a fallenEmpire?! The day of Pentecost –commemorated on Sunday, June 5, 2022 – is an anniversary celebration of funwith flashes and flickers of a noise from the skymindful ofahowling wind that filled the whole house where unnerved believers were ready and waiting long ago.What aneyepopping pageant of the tongues of fire that spread out and touched every person there! Thiswas a highly praised experience when the Holy One breathed new life into the disenchanted disciples.Isn’t itbaffling that they dared to…

A Collapsed Christendom of the North and West as Old and New Blazing Beacon Lights in the South and East 

The Orthodox world must categorically denounce Patriarch Kirill – a sycophant of Putin – for his brand of distorted Orthodoxy. The politicking patriarch’s benediction “May the authorities be filled with responsibility for their people, humility and the readiness to serve them even if it costs them their life”grants permission to carry out genocide of innocent people. Such a despicable version of sullied Christianity will cut a swathe throughhumanity far more than the unholy Crusades, colonialism, communism, Marxism, socialism etc.! The community of faith brought into being on the day of…

A ZEN OUTING UP TO THE FORLORN APEX ALONE: The Rev. Dr. John T. Mathew

Mountains are both enthralling and inspiring. First celebrated climbers of the forlorn Sagarmatha were Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary. Theophanies happen when you are alone up on a mountain. Noah’s ark came to rest on a mountain in Ararat. Moses experienced holiness on a hill. So did Muhammad on Hira. Siddhartha left his regal palace for the valley of Dukkha. The cowed author of Psalm 121 looks up the hills forcalm, comfort andcomposure. Caleb, confidante of Moses and Joshua, prayed for ‘this’ mountain and emboldened his people to conquer the…

Articles and stories from Epics and Mythologies – CHITHRAKETHU CHARITHAM

INTRODUCTION: From the readings and sapthahams and Navahams I attended in Mumbai, I could gather some knowledge which I would like to share with my readers who have always evinced and expressed great interest and inquisitiveness to acquire the knowledge potential. I too strongly believe that the knowledge we gather from books and discourses and even discussions with knowledgeable souls should be shared with others from time to time. Otherwise, it remains futile like the wealth with a miser which is of no use. I am sure these stories and…

The India – UAE Agreement: A Developmental Milestone (Madhavan B. Nair)

The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, which was signed between India and the UAE on February 18, 2022, is the biggest milestone in the relationship between the two countries so far. This is the biggest agreement signed by the two countries till date. The Arab media covered the signing of the agreement under the headline “New Boundaries, New Milestone”. However the Indian media neglected to see the scope and importance of the agreement. This agreement on trade, industry and labor, the biggest agreement that the UAE has signed with any country…

PRAHLADA CHARITHAM (Article): Thodupuzha K Shankar

ARTICLES AND STORIES FROM EPICS AND MYTHOLOGIES INTRODUCTION: From the readings and sapthahams and Navahams I attended in Mumbai, I could gather some knowledge which I would like to share with my readers who have always evinced and expressed great interest and inquisitiveness to acquire the knowledge potential. I too strongly believe that the knowledge we gather from books and discourses and even discussions with knowledgeable souls should be shared with others from time to time. Otherwise, it remains futile like the wealth with a miser which is of no…

Articles and stories from Epics and Mythologies – KURUKSHETHRAM

INTRODUCTION: From the readings and sapthahams and Navahams I attended in Mumbai, I could gather some knowledge which I would like to share with my readers who have always evinced and expressed great interest and inquisitiveness to acquire the knowledge potential. I too strongly believe that the knowledge we gather from books and discourses and even discussions with knowledgeable souls should be shared with others from time to time. Otherwise, it remains futile like the wealth with a miser which is of no use. I am sure these stories and…

Articles and Stories from Epics and Mythologies – AJAMILA MOKSHAM

INTRODUCTION: From the readings and sapthahams and Navahams I attended in Mumbai, I could gather some knowledge which I would like to share with my readers who have always evinced and expressed great interest and inquisitiveness to acquire the knowledge potential. I too strongly believe that the knowledge we gather from books and discourses and even discussions with knowledgeable souls should be shared with others from time to time. Otherwise, it remains futile like the wealth with a miser which is of no use. I am sure these stories and…

Articles and Stories from Epics and Mythologies – MALSYA GANDHI

INTRODUCTION: From the readings and sapthahams and Navahams I attended in Mumbai, I could gather some knowledge which I would like to share with my readers who have always evinced and expressed great interest and inquisitiveness to acquire the knowledge potential. I too strongly believe that the knowledge we gather from books and discourses and even discussions with knowledgeable souls should be shared with others from time to time. Otherwise, it remains futile like the wealth with a miser which is of no use. I am sure these stories and…

Shurooq announces ‘Mysk Moon Retreat’ welcomes guests and unveils 4 new hospitality projects in Sharjah

New hospitality projects to cover Sharjah’s central and eastern regions New hotel in Kalba to have 80 keys New 75-key hotel in Khorfakkan to house UAE’s first waterpark in the east coast Al Jabal Resort in Sharjah’s Eastern region to include 45 eco-friendly units New extensions announced at Mysk Kingfisher Retreat and Mysk Al Badayer Retreat The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) announced that the Mysk Moon Retreat has begun welcoming guests and bookings to experience the emirate’s first-of-its-kind luxury glamping destination, and unveiled four new luxury hospitality projects…