Three Questions Dr. Shriniwas KashalikarDocument Transcript
We worship and adore the champions of
charity. No doubt they have large hearts
and give solace and support to millions.
But do we ever ask, a) Do they provide
radical solutions to the problems in
which they work? b) Why have they to
work at the mercy of government grants
and public donations? c) Why have they
to work in the suppressive and
oppressive framework rules and
We feel proud in donating. No doubt it is
commendable and admirable. Callous
and petty selfishness brings misery to
self and others.
But do we ever rise to find out and
remedy the roots of social maladies
(which reside in our paradigms) that
create the mammoth need for charity?
We are noble hearted and well meaning
gentlemen (though there may be some
drawbacks or deficiencies).
Can we be a part of an incessant,
ongoing, global and victorious process
that involves global blossoming; of the
sinners, righteous, exploiters and exploited,
atheists, theists etc. in temples, schools,
laboratories, farms, industries, battlefields
and even brothels, bars etc; (i.e. all elements
within us); to reach and remedy the roots
of individual and social maladies?