Category Archive for: ‘Religion’

  • BAPS Pujari Recites Vedic Hindu Prayer on National Day of Prayer at the White House

    BAPS Pujari Recites Vedic Hindu Prayer on National Day of Prayer at the White House

    On May 7, 2020, the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha was invited to participate in the National Day of Prayer in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C. The National Day of Prayer is an annual event formally enacted in 1952 celebrating faith and …

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  • Ayodhya Verdict: Present Perfect, Future Bright

    Ayodhya Verdict: Present Perfect, Future Bright

    By Kanchan Gupta The Ramayan tells us that Sri Ram was banished from Ayodhya and sent into exile for 14 years to deny him the crown that was rightfully his. The great epic recounts the story of those 14 years of trials and tribulations in …

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  • Most Visited Religious Sites Across India

    Most Visited Religious Sites Across India

    India is known for its rich culture, heritage, and religious diversity. Home to a diverse range of faiths, the nation’s multi-religious identity lends itself to a unique landscape for visitors to enjoy. People from all over the world visit India specifically to admire the religious …

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  • Evolution Theories of Hinduism

    Evolution Theories of Hinduism

    Hinduism believes in the concept of evolution of life on earth. Although it is not the same as the one known to modern science, in many ways and in a very fundamental sense, it is not much different from the latter but wider in scope. …

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    Symbolic Significance of Ganga As a Purifier

    Those who are familiar with the beliefs and practices of Hinduism know that the River Ganga is the most sacred river for Hindus. People strive to make a pilgrimage to the banks of the river and immerse themselves in its water under the belief that …

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  • Knowingness Meditation - Your Enlightenment is Now: An Excerpt - By Sherrie Wade (Shree)

    Knowingness Meditation – Your Enlightenment is Now: An Excerpt – By Sherrie Wade (Shree)

    Below is an excerpt from Shree’s soon to be published book: Knowingness Meditation: Your Enlightenment is Now. The excerpt is a precise rendition of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Paad I verse 41-47 and a message from the Bhagavad Gita, Chapter III verse 42. क्षीणवृत्तेरभिजातस्येव …

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  • Words to Live By...

    Words to Live By…

    Compiled by RajShah Inspiring Commencement Speeches What better time to discuss commencement speeches than in the Desh-Videsh Education special edition. Enjoy these quotable quotes from a few timeless commencement speeches by notable Indians to help you define your own success. Raghuram Rajan 23rd Reserve Bank …

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    Mata Amritanandamayi in Atlanta

    Mata Amritanandamayi in Atlanta Hilton Atlanta 255 Courtland Street NE Atlanta, GA 30303 Hosted By : AMMA

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  • Mount Soma: A Vedic Community for Ancient Spiritual Wisdom in Modern Life

    Mount Soma: A Vedic Community for Ancient Spiritual Wisdom in Modern Life

    Mount Soma is a Vastu Vedic community in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Developed by visionary Dr. Michael Mamas in 2011, the 448-acre Vedic community was established with the vision to help humanity evolve by integrating ancient spiritual wisdom with modern life. The mission of …

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  • David Frawley More Hindu than Hindus By Raj Shah

    David Frawley More Hindu than Hindus By Raj Shah

    This issue of Desh-Videsh is a special edition covering Indians living in America. I would like to take this opportunity to discuss an individual who was not born in India, nor was born as a Hindu, but he is more Indian than many Indians I …

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