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Mystic of India

Shashi Tharoor in his article Old mantras and new software side by side, articulates the dependency between modern India and its mystic. In the 1950s, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru declared dams and factories to be “the new temples of modern India.” What he failed to recognize was that the old temples continued to maintain their hold on the Indian imagination.

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