What is use of the scriptures,
mythology and other variety of
religious and philosophical literature?
What is the value of creative poetry
incorporating sublime dreams for the
What is the relevance of magnum
opus such as Benhur or Dr. Ziwago,
in terms of social development?
What is the use of bombardment of
sermons in schools, colleges and on
The violence and crimes do not seem
to reduce! Violence in Germany was
replaced by violence in Hiroshima.
Violence in Hiroshima was replaced
by violence in Vietnam. Thereafter
violence kept on erupting in
Cambodia (Kampuchea), Iraq,
Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Uganda,
Rwanda and so on.
Are the expressions depicting justice,
peace, brotherhood and so on, mere
emotional outbursts of illusory or
subjective nature of some sensitive
This question can come in any one’s
The answer is neither unrealistically
optimistic nor unrealistically
The realization of justice, peace and
brotherhood (to a greater extent than
what is prevalent) is equivalent to
objective process of consistent and
transformation, in billions, through
generations through unhesitant, single
minded, simultaneous and consistent
commitment to and practice of
NAMASMARAN by billons of
people in the world through
generations (analogous to generations
working for the construction of Belur
temple and sculpting of Ajanta).
Artistic, scientific and even prophetic
expressions are periodic harbingers of
this mega process of global nature;
which keeps on eluding you at any
given time, because, it can at best be
apparent in bits at a time, as it
involves many generations all over
Thus neither the scriptures are false,
nor our faith futile. A process that
spreads over millennia is a reality, but
not comprehensible by limited
It is our privilege that we are aware of
and linked with this all encompassing
cosmic superprocess, superstate and
superpower viz. NAMASMARAN.
This fact itself is a matter of ultimate
assurance, and rejoices.
Dr. Shriniwas Kashalikar