"You will never understand India until you've read the Bhagavad Gita and the Vedas," cautioned an old friend.
"What am I to make of all the sounds?"All the noise."Is it real life...the real thing...all there is...and nothing more?"Or, is it all illusion and distraction..."Diverting my attention from the deep mysteries of my own soul?"
"This stage will pass. People will get used to this new transparency law. They'll figure out how to be corrupt without getting caught. The economy will pick up."
"If you go back to 2000, you see that everybody's favorite market – the US – has risen about 50%. That's the S&P 500. Compare that to the Bombay stock exchange. The BSE 30 rose 600% since 2000. And the fundamental conditions have not changed. India is young and poor. America is old and rich. Which one will grow most in the next 10 or 20 years? Probably India."