Category Archive for: ‘Hinduism’

  • Our Roots and Ancient Knowledge

    Preserving Our Roots and Ancient Knowledge by Chahna Tailor Gupta

    When I was in grade school, questions such as “Why does your religion have monkeys, elephants, and other animals?” were ubiquitous. I was always interested in our religion, but I could never defend it because I felt I wasn’t well-informed. My friends practicing other religions …

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    Immortal Gurus: Selfless Love as Spiritual Relevance

    Yogi Trivedi Columbia University Ivory-tower religiosity is often mistaken for spiritual excellence. In actuality, the guru is venerated in Indic traditions because she or he bridges social, economic, cultural, geographic, linguistic, and political archipelagos. The guru’s relevance can be gauged by the selflessness, consistency, and …

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  • Anti-Hindu Sentiment in Bollywood by Amrit Hallal

    Anti-Hindu Sentiment in Bollywood

    By Amrit Hallan According to a survey done by Professor Dheeraj Sharma of IIM Ahmedabad and his team, in more than 150 schools, 94% of students believe Bollywood’s stereotypical representation is authentic. Those 94% of young minds fall for the propaganda and believe whatever Bollywood …

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  • The Epitome of Compassion

    The Epitome of Compassion

    Vivekmurtidas Swami, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha The COVID-19 Pandemic will forever be remembered as a period of isolation, distancing, and change. Along with our longing to get back to “normal,” we hoped for peace and normalcy around the world. Unfortunately, peace continues to evade many parts …

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  • The Rarity of a Living Culture by Amish Tripathi

    The Rarity of a Living Culture by Amish Tripathi

    So, what is the truth? “satyameva jayate”, says the Mundaka Upanishad. Truth alone prevails. Who would disagree? As the ancients would remark, “nissandeha”, without doubt. But what is truth? Is it my truth or your truth? Is there such a thing as universal truth? Is …

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    Celebrating the Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Birth

    Editor’s Note Born into the aristocratic Bengali Kayastha family in Calcutta, Swami Vivekananda ji was born as Narendranath Datta on January 12, 1863. He was a key figure in the introduction of the Hindu philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world. He is …

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  • The Rejuvenation of Kashi: Pilgrims’ Delight; India’s Pride

    The Rejuvenation of Kashi: Pilgrims’ Delight; India’s Pride

    On December 13, 2021. Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji inaugurated the Kashi Vishwanath Dham Corridor, which has been a landmark development for the temple city of Kashi or Varanasi and the auspicious Vishwanath Temple complex. The newly built Kashi Vishwanath Dham corridor has transformed …

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  • Hindu Heritage

    RECOGNIZING HINDU HERITAGE MONTH

    HON. RAJA KRISHNAMOORTHI of illinois in the house of representatives Thursday, September 30, 2021 Mr. KRISHNAMOORTHI. Madam Speaker, today I rise to join the many Hindu faithful in [[Page E1056]] the United States in recognizing the month of October as Hindu heritage month. The 8th …

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    PM Narendra on The Bhagavad Gita

    Editor’s Note: This is the speech Given by PM Modi when he launched the Kindle version of Swami Chidbhavanandaji’s Bhagavad Gita. Distinguished guests and friends! Vanakkam! This is a unique programme: An e-book of the Gita with commentary by Swami Chidbhavananda Ji is being launched. …

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    Celebrating Hindu Heritage Month

    Hinduism is not just about idol worship or the temples and scriptures. Hinduism has a rich and long heritage. It is a philosophy or a way of life that shows the light of humanity and how to attain the stage of detachment from earthly attachments. …

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