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Pre-Islamic history of the Middle East

Pre-Islamic history of the Middle East

In the 14th century a muslim historian named Ibn Khaldun wrote about the ancient empires and how the first civilizations emerged along Major Rivers. The Huang Ho Valley in China, Indus River in Pakistan and more famously the Nile River… Continue Reading

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Stages of life

Stages of life

There are four stages of life. These stages are called Ashramas. The first stage is the stage of Brahmacharya. It is the period of formal education for the celibate student who leaves his house to live with the Guru. The… Continue Reading

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No War, No Peace – Trotsky’s Gamble I THE GREAT WAR Week 186

No War, No Peace – Trotsky’s Gamble I THE GREAT WAR Week 186

Russia and Ukraine were no longer fighting the world war, or were they? They were making separate peace negotiations with the Central Powers even as the Bolsheviks were invading Ukrainian territory. Well one of those pieces was signed this week,… Continue Reading