Category Archive for: ‘Hinduism’

  • Pramukh Swami Palkhi Yatra2

    Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away – Special Sabha Announcement

    Jay Swaminarayan, The spiritual head of BAPS, celebrated for his worldwide socio-spiritual services, His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj passed away at the pilgrimage place of Sarangpur, Gujarat, at the age of 94. Pramukh Swami Maharaj was the fifth spiritual successor in the guru parampara tradition …

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    His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away

    His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away The creator of Akshardham and Spiritual Head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha Mourned by Countless Devotees and Well-Wishers Worldwide Ahmedabad, 13 Aug 2016 Today, on 13 Aug 2016 at 6 p.m., H.H. Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual head of …

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    Diwali Festival of Light

    Author by Faren Rajkumar The entire Desh-Videsh Media Group team warmly welcomes Faren Rajkumar as its newest staff writer. Faren’s background and experience both with journalism and creative writing makes her an ideal member of our growing team. My year always begins anew on the …

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  • Vedic Science

    Vedic Science

    Author by Faren Rajkumar The most ancient of all religions has found itself thrust into the middle of a modern sphere that differs so dramatically from the days of ancient India. Hinduism is free from the worldly confines of a date of origin, setting it …

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    How I Essentially Became a Hindu

    Can you imagine in Europe there are people who believe there is no Bhagawan (God)!” Baba Ramdev, a highly popular yogi, said this to a sea of thousands of Indian school children with an expression of genuine wonderment on his face. I saw it on …

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  • Desh-Videsh Congratulates the HAF 2013 NextGen Essay Contest Winners

    Desh-Videsh Congratulates the HAF 2013 NextGen Essay Contest Winners

    Young writers participating in the 2013 NextGen Essay Contest, sponsored by Hindu American Foundation (HAF), were asked how this quote inspired them to be Hindu American advocates. Contestants, in three categories based upon their age — 14-17, 18-22, and 23-27 years — were judged on …

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  • Love In India By Maria Wirth

    Love In India By Maria Wirth

    Author by Maria Wirth There is no other country where basic questions crop up as quickly as in India,” a young Spanish woman recently told me. I fully agreed with her, as it reminded me of my early time in India some 30 years ago. …

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  • Hinduism On Mothers

    Hinduism On Mothers

      May 12 is Mother’s day. The Desh-Videsh team would like to wish all the mothers out there a very Happy Mother’s day. Below are some excerpts from Hindu Scriptures on mothers and women. In the Mokshadharma Parva (Section CCLXVI),Bhishma said: The mother is the …

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  • I Love Gita: A South Florida Annual Tradition for Over a Decade

    I Love Gita: A South Florida Annual Tradition for Over a Decade

    I Love Gita is Chinmaya Mission Miami’s annual Shrimad Bhagavad Gita Chanting Competition that celebrates and promotes learning the Gita among the younger generation. The competition has been conducted for over a decade in South Florida, showcasing the best of scholarship, discipline, and courage in …

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  • How Hinduism Makes Me a Better American

    How Hinduism Makes Me a Better American

    Author by Vinti Singh I tried an experiment last year in which I attempted to go a week without buying anything from China. My choices as a consumer were severely limited. It was nearly impossible to find clothes, gifts or even nails to hang up …

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