Christmas ironies

Can you think of a sadder tragic irony than this? He is hailed as ‘the Prince of Peace’. But the land, where he was born and brought up, where he wandered preaching God’s fatherly love,…

Things hard to understand

Did you notice it? If you did, you deserve a pat on your back, because it shows you are a careful reader of Jivan. [auth]             The first one to alert me to the mix-up…

A Gift that can be Snatched Away

It looks like the coming months are going to be crucial. [auth] All who truly love this great nation, - woman or man, whatever may be their religion, region, caste, race or economic status, -…

Rejoice or panic?

I should tell you about something strange and slightly scary that happened a few days ago. All through the morning chores like brushing, bathing, shaving etc, I keep listening to music. A bluetooth speaker brings…

Back Again

Are you surprised that the guy who edited Jivan for 17 long years – from 2000 to 2017 – is back again after a gap of six years? Well, it was a huge surprise for…

Thank you, JIVAN!

This will be my last editorial as Jivan editor. I am to take over another mission, requested by the Society. Being human, I feel emotional about leaving Jivan, as I enjoyed the job immensely. [auth]…

Lent: A time for Soul Gardening

Our soul is a garden, our thoughts are the seedsWe can grow flowers, or we can sprout weeds [auth] In this crazy busy world, many have taken to gardening as a relaxing and recreational hobby,…