• Aesthetics,  Philosophy

    The Principles of Beauty

    The question of beauty has been incessantly debated since Greek times in Western philosophy, but it has some simple answers, if we adopt the view that the world is idea-like. When we look at a rose, and we cognize it as a rose, then we might also say, that the rose is beautiful. The cognition of a rose involves the application of a prior idea in our minds, and therefore,…

  • Religion

    Prabhupāda’s Three Big Ideas on Science

    Much has been said about Prabhupāda’s visionary leadership and scholarship in bringing India’s authentic culture, civilization, philosophy, and practice to the Western world. But very little is said about his vision for the future of the world as seen through the lens of science. In this post, I will try to capture his three big ideas (as I understand them), in the reverse order of greatness (from my perspective).

  • Cosmology

    Jambudvipa Mountain Heights

    The following is a response to some questions that have arisen regarding the 7th chapter in the book Mystic Universe. The central problems pertain to the following key issues: I have shown Jambudvīpa as a stepped structure, while others take it as flat I have shown that the mountains are stepped, rather than off a common ground As a result, the mountains have depths in addition to the heights  …

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