Experiences from the Middle East

Arabic is the language of the Quran. According to Arabs, God revealed Quran to Muhammed, a man from the Querishi Tribe of the Arabs. Prophet Muhammed, the centerpiece of Islam, was born and brought up in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. He died in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The pilgrimage of Muslims from…

Theism, Gnosticism, and atheism

From the days that I could remember, my religiously conditioned mind used to pray:

‘Oh, Allah! make me, my parents, and my family enter in heaven….’

At teenage, I realized that this heaven is only for some of ‘Us’ and most ‘Others’ are cursed and doomed for hell.

God (Allah)…

Knowledge and the spark to find the truth

In 2017, I married the girl that I loved for 3 and a half years. Born and brought up in an Islamically conservative society and a fundamentalist family, I had to deal with criticisms and barriers to make my love marriage possible. You might wonder why is it so?

Arranged…

Religion has no right to intrude into your personal space!

In 2017, The Supreme Court of India underscored the right to privacy as a Fundamental Right. It unanimously upheld the fundamental right’s authority when India's Ultra-right Fascist ruling regime argued that it is not. …

Work first, everything next.

All through my life, I have been driven by this quote by James Nesbitt. My family has complained that I do not call them, and I am a distant child. The influence of this quote has played a part in this predicament of mine. The problem is when the majority…

Death and the usage of patriarchy by religion.

Death is an inevitable event. Everything that has life will die one day. When I write this, I might not be alive to see this getting published tomorrow. Death is sorrow and tragedy for many and salvation for a few. …

A near-death experience and a reentry that felt like heaven.

India is a country whose diversity is too wide to measure. The country’s constitution recognizes 22 languages, but the actual language count is beyond a thousand. Its official language is Hindi which the majority of its population does not speak. Among these states, the Southern ones have four official state…

Society: Why so serious?; Me: Let me tell you why it is serious

‘Come up in life, become an expert in whatever field you choose.’

‘Ok…’

‘You can do it, don’t worry.’

‘I… I have had difficulties. You know my height….’

‘Upon all the blessings that God has given to you, this is what you complain of….’

The 19-year-old at the other end…

There is no incarnation or rebirth concept in Buddhism. ‘Buddha disregards the concept of the soul, then how come will he be a supporter of rebirths?,’ Ambedkar asks. Buddha disregarded Upanishads as Upanishads, in his opinion, didn't answer the questions it raises against Brahmanism. Brahmins realizing that they were losing…

Thank You for your articles.

Reading through them is always an enlightening experience. I went through the article on Hinduism. Many of your theories make sense, and as you said, Hinduism is in itself incoherent. Its eclecticism is a sham created by Brahmins. To make it clear, the Vedas (rig…

Sophia Nynnat

Ambedkarite-Periyarist. Find me at: https://www.patreon.com/malayalamennudethaimozhi

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