Varadaraja V. Raman — The Heart's Reason: Hinduism and Science
November 22, 2007

U.S. culture's clash between religion and science is almost exclusively driven by Christian instincts and arguments. Hindu physicist V.V. Raman offers another view of religion, the universe, and the complementarity of the questions of science and faith.

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Numbers in Religions

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Or, if you prefer, download isolated selections in which Raman covers everything from universalities to a Shanti mantra recovered from the cutting room floor.

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The composite image above shows an Indian boy giving the final touches to earthen lamps at a workshop in Amritsar in the northwestern state of Punjab. These lamps will be used for Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights.

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is emeritus professor of Physics and Humanities at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He's written many books including Variety in Religion and Science: Daily Reflections.

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