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071. Individual Truthfulness Renders the Indian a Spiritual Giant

There was a time, just a few hundred years ago, when India was prosperous. As recently as 1800 Indians were known for their utter TRUTHFULNESS, in the words of McCauley. During the period India slid into poverty and falsehood, the West fortified its truthfulness at the Individual level. TRUTH, fact, honesty, and integrity have fostered Western science more than their genius or insights.

The spiritual light buried in the bodies of Indians, the spiritual peace that pervades the Indian atmosphere will be self-evident to those who have lived in both the places.

The Indians who are wedded to TRUTH, as the utterance of Vedas (Vedavakku)

will rise to great heights of knowledge or Prosperity.

Stray examples are emerging, when that truth has found expression, as ORGANISATIONAL efficiency in business, especially in computer software, and the Noble Prizes recently won by persons of Indian origin outside India. Sen's economic prize itself is another great expression of it.

  • Vision 2020 of the Planning Commission recognises this truth as a token.
  • Should India recognise HER Spiritual Potential and come forward to express it through Individual Truthfulness, Srinivasa Ramanujam will become the rule rather than the exception.
  • Instead of our trying to abolish poverty, millionaires will arise out of nowhere in bunches and baskets.
  • Swami Vivekananda called us to awake, arise and organise. Let us do so in utter Truth.


story | by Dr. Radut