• Philosophy

    Gaḍurikā-pravāha: Following the Crowd

    The Vain Promise It is the human tendency to follow the direction generally taken by most people. In a world steeped in materialism, most people are intent on worldly goals. Wealth, social status, power, fame etc., are sought out with great gusto. The normal habit of persons in society is to simply follow this trend without question. Success and achievement are defined as the acquisition of exalted material positions. But, no one observes if anyone following this kind of life is actually happy. On even a superficial scrutiny, we can see people in all strata of the society mired in complex tangles of worries and anxieties. The promised unadulterated happiness…