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Security and Freedom

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by Ac. Krtashivananda Avadhuta The two essential desires or vital characteristic (prana dharma) of human beings are –security and freedom. So far as physical security is concerned, everybody needs food, shelter, clothes and medicine. Besides that people wants an environment, that is free from overt and covert violence. In India if we consider $1 as the minimum wage for poverty line then 75% people or about 800 million people are below poverty line. Only about 30% people … Continue reading

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Islam and Democracy

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by Ac. Krtashivananda Avt.  Two kinds of democratic states can be recognized in the Islamic countries. The basis of this distinction has to do with how comprehensively Islam is incorporated into the affairs of the state. A democratic state  which recognizes Islam as state religion , such as Malaysia, Pakistan Algeria,or Bangladesh.  Some religious values are incorporated into public life, but Islam is not the only source of law. A democratic state which endeavours to … Continue reading

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