Religious Gurus

Reflections of a master’s mind

Reading Amartya Sen’s Home in the World (Allen Lane, 2021), I remembered my brief meeting with him at the India International Center in Delhi in the early 1990s. One of my senior colleagues wondered, in context of Sen’s idea of ​​Indian pluralism, why the question of the division of casteism, …

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“The Taliban do not represent Islam,” says Syed Tayabul Bashar Maizbhandary, Bangladesh’s Sufi leader, South Asia News

Senior Bangladeshi Sufi leader Syed Tayabul Bashar Maizbhandary said “the Taliban do not represent Islam” and “academics must say it loud and clear”. Speaking exclusively to WION Senior Diplomatic Correspondent Sidhant Sibal, Maizbhandary said: “Anyone who sees what is happening in Afghanistan and the rise of the Taliban as a …

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