Tag Archives: Gandhi

Against Pure Purity – Part 2

This is Part 2 of an essay I gave as a talk at a philosophy & religion conference in Kolkata, India, August 2002.  I sought to apply new ideas about Indian novelist Raja Rao to multicultural and political issues then … Continue reading

Posted in Diversity & Multiculturalism, Faith, Social Change, World Writers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment


        — for Raja Rao   A thousand years old at birth, he kicked up the dust of Vedic sages wherever he walked. The molecules of air they had exhaled swarmed to him like gnats. He breathed … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, World Writers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment