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They are no match to a Tapasvi like Narendra Modi, who is dedicated to the service of the people. He has already risen above defeat and victory and mastered the technique of a Siddhapurush or the one who is unmoved in pleasure and pain, who takes life in its stride, never to lose his calm and equanimity.
Since the breed of Netas of today is far removed from the rich Indian thought heritage and also the masses, they will need another birth to acquire Modi’s level of Siddhi.
The results of the recently held assembly elections to 5 states – UP, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur & Goa – have come today. The results are going to determine the direction of politics in India in the next few years, particularly the election of the President of India due in coming July and parliamentary polls 2019. As the title of my book highlights, it is more important that Narendra Modi has successfully changed the direction of the political wind in India.
Is nudity art or commerce? Is pillow talk in visual or print art or commerce? Is bedroom activity in full details in films, art or commerce? Is selective screening of alluring, seductive, provocative or captivating scenes in films, art or commerce? As film is a moving medium as against other art forms which are static, is a dose of bedroom activity art and the full film sheer porn to be x-rated? Art leads the viewer to happiness and tranquility through catharsis. Art cleanses emotions. Art subjects thoughts and ideas to rigorous critical test before accepting them. Porn, on the contrary titillates but causes frustration, emptiness, depression soon; it demeans, not elevates; it debases whereas art sublimates; it ends in pain. But art is only happiness. If the Indian film makers were to produce an art film with scenes of complete nudity, nobody will object to it. The only condition is that it should be original. No borrowed ideas, no plagiarism, no cut & paste work.
That is the command of the Cosmic Order. It needs to be noted that whenever decadence overwhelms any System, the Super Cosmic Order comes into play to restore Order in society and provide relief to the innocent people and protect them from the oppression of the Evil. Among various forms of Evil, which is Sinful, intellectual dishonesty is the worst; it is like the acclaimed scholars misinterpreting or misconstruing the Scriptures.
We have failed to notice our own potential, distracted as we are by the ideas of the developed countries. We have always been great learners from wherever we could gain knowledge. At the same time we generated valuable knowledge in diverse fields of our own. Our model of prosperity is bound to be distinct from theirs: they have enriched themselves through colonialism; we have never colonized any other country for enriching ourselves at their cost. Historically, we had practiced international trade and derived the most out of commerce. We are a richly endowed country of enterprising and hard working people. We can reach the top even now, only if our budget philosophy changes according to these needs.
Every year the union budget raises expectations around tax “relief” to individuals and companies. Once presented, it leaves a sense of dejection. Television debates add to the frustration of the “honest tax payers” and next day’s newspapers spoil the taste of the morning tea/coffee, because the tax payers agitatedly exchange angry notes at home, buses, metro and offices. They make a very valid point: why should the TDS tax payers alone carry all the burden of rising prices, stagnant incomes, low returns on investment and erosion of guaranteed returns on instruments like the Public Provident Fund, which has slid from 12% to 8% in the last 10 years? They feel unfairly dealt with in comparison to the tax evaders leading a luxurious life upturning all financial logic.