Forgiveness – the Panacea?
I once attended a musical concert and discourse by Smt. Vishaka Hari. While speaking about the Ramayana, and about the lessons from the Ramayana, she said, “The intent should be to remove the wickedness from the person – and not just to kill the wicked person!” While what transpired in the Ramayana was the “killing” of Ravana, is this thought of removing the “wickedness” something we need to ponder over? Are we becoming an overly intolerant race – regardless of the provocatio