Who Is ‘Eeshwar’?

Pradeep B. Deshpande


In India, ‘Eeshwar’ is the name upon which top constitutional functionaries and legislators take oath of office? But, who is Eeshwar? Well, it depends on who you ask. So, is the oath-taking a futile exercise? It does not have to be. The scientific explanation of the universe itself gives a clue on how to reinterpret it. Indeed, the notion of Eeshwar has practical significance only because human emotions are involved and, therefore, the path forward for progress too is via emotions. If the oath is taken to mean “I pledge to strive to increase my level of internal excellence”, then that will be great for the country.

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