Book review: Before European Hegemony Summary

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In what is certainly one of the most well-written books on Geo-politics of the 13th and 14th centuries that I have read, Janet Abu-Lughod makes a compelling argument that the world-system of that century gave rise to the European Hegemony of the 16th century and there were several factors responsible for it. Key among them… Continue reading Book review: Before European Hegemony Summary

An interview with myself: On “Citizen of Paradise”, a travel book of love and hope – Sabith khan

  Who or what is the Citizen of Paradise ? What prompted you to write it ? Sabith khan : The Citizen of Paradise, is a novel. A work of fiction, which can be considered a “travel book of love”, because it is about movement, of the protagonist,  both physically and emotionally. It is a… Continue reading An interview with myself: On “Citizen of Paradise”, a travel book of love and hope – Sabith khan

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Dalai Lama: Achieving world peace through inner peace

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On the west lawn of the US Capitol Hill, this Saturday,  people celebrated something very unique: Peace. With the spiritual leader Dalai Lama leading the dialogue, it turned out to be one of the most inspiring talks that I have heard in a long time. His key message was this: We can achieve world peace… Continue reading Dalai Lama: Achieving world peace through inner peace