Excellent article, with the exception of author's personal views
Religion is transactional in India. Indians give God cash and anticipate an out-of-turn reward. In June 2009, .... This resulted in our division and often migration to other religions.
The above lines completely contradict Sri K.N Rao's 'Eternal India' articles. I consider these as the personal views of the author and in my opinion should not be part of this otherwise excellent article.
It is unfortunate that the agnani people (those who mis-interpret the vedic knowledge) consider bribing God, which should not be attributed to the religion.
Instead, the Rahu should be seen as gripping the world as a whole, with the evolution of chemical (poisonous & drug) industry - misuse of chemicals/drugs, corruption as rightly mentioned by the author and many other factors (e.g., wasting valuable time & money in unwanted activities, spending time in pubs, etc.) The movies that are coming these days are the worst media spreading Rahu-gripped cultuer across the globe.