It is very difficult to believe that the biggest cause of water pollution that leads to damaging the environment by increasing the temperatures of the oceans is in our homes and is very useful to us: It is soap and more specifically detergent soap. What is a detergent? Detergent is a surfactant, and it was […]
Category: Murali Chemuturi
Murali Chemuturi is a renowned software designer who lives in Hyderabad, India. Mr. Chemuturi speaks English, Hindi and Telugu, and has written several books on the subject of software development management. Murali’s essays on Freethought Nation are popular, ranking no. 1 on Google in both America and India for Hinduism-related search terms. Murali brings a refreshing and upbeat view to Freethought Nation.
Murali’s website is chemuturi.com. You can reach his Facebook page here.
Chemuturi has also published new translations of the Indian epic the Ramayana, beginning with the following two books of the series
Adherents of most religions believe that God is all-pervasive, omniscient and omnipotent. Islam seems to specify that God exists only at one place, and that is in the Kaabah at Mecca. Perhaps that idea is why all Muslims are directed to face the direction of Mecca while praying, wherever they may be located. Even so, […]
The concept of Creation in Hinduismby Murali Chemuturi Let me begin by saying that, in reality, there is no religion called “Hinduism.” What we call Sanathana (ancient) Dharma (righteous conduct) is presently referred to as Hinduism. The word “Hindu” was coined by the Mlecchas (“Arabs/Egyptians”) to denote people residing on the eastern side of the […]
What they don’t tell you about bath soapby Murali Chemuturi Soap is a mixture of vegetable oil with an alkaline solution. The vegetable oils used in making toilet soaps are coconut oil, palm oil and olive oil. The alkaline solutions normally used are Caustic Soda (Sodium Hydroxide) and Caustic Potash (Potassium Hydroxide). Especially coconut oil […]
What they don’t tell you about the handshakeby Murali Chemuturimurali@chemuturi.com It is common to shake hands with someone who is introduced to us, especially in Western cultures. This custom has spread all over the world and is common everywhere now. We shake hands not only at the time of introduction but also when we meet […]
Islam–the name itself means “salute.” But the salute is directed at only those that adhere to Koran. Islam is a religion of brotherhood and it transcends national boundaries. In fact, the God (Allah) had bequeathed the earth to Muslims. It is recorded in Koran, which is dictated by none other than the God himself. Islam […]
Religion – a cynical viewpoint A religion has come to be associated with a Prophet, a book and preferably one God. Some religions say that there is only one God and it is their God. If you call Him by any other name, it would tantamount to worshipping false God! Their place of worship is […]
Purpose of life – or why am I here on this earth? Being a Brahmin by birth, it was inevitable that philosophy of life was discussed in my presence many times. What is life? Why am I here? What am I doing? What should I be doing? I do not know why I am brought […]