Category Archive for: ‘Religion’

  • Swami Vivekananda

    Words to Live by

    We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far! : By Swami Vivekananda India has often been blessed with great visionaries, whose life and works have surpassed the boundaries of time …

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  • Swami Vivekananda

    Words to Live by

    “Arise, Awake……and Stop not till the goal is reached!” – Swami Vivekananda A great visionary of his time and the patriot saint of modern India, Swami Vivekananda had been a premier inspirer of the country’s dormant national consciousness. Through his messages and speeches, Swamiji remained a …

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  • India Spiritual Heritage - By Glen P. Kezwer, Ph. D.

    India Unveiled

    Author by Robert Arnett The following article is an expert from Robert Arnett’s magnificent book India Unveiled, an incredible journey through India with words and pictures. See our Book Review Section for more information. For those unfamiliar with India and her customs, I would like …

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  • India Spiritual Heritage - By Glen P. Kezwer, Ph. D.

    India Spiritual Heritage – By Glen P. Kezwer, Ph. D.

    Spirituality is an intrinsic part of Indian culture and life. Every Indian home is adorned with a poojaa shrine containing a picture of Lord Krishna, Shri Ganesh, Lord Shiv, the Goddess Lakshmi, Saraswati, or some other deity surrounded by candles and incense and garlanded with …

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  • Swami Vivekananda

    Swami Vivekananda On Women And Womanhood

    In honor of Women’s History Month, Desh-Videsh will highlight a few notable women who continue to make headlines around the world. On 30 September 1893, an interview of Swami Vivekananda was published in the Boston Evening Transcript. In that interview he was asked if he had a …

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    List of Hindu Temples in Canada

    List of Hindu Temples in Canada  Toronto Hindu Cultural Society, Toronto, ON Canada (516) 267-3674Hindu Temple Society of Canada P.O. Box 424, Station 0, Toronto, M4A2N9 Canada (416) 883-9109Hindu Sabha Temple RR 2 Hwy. 10, Toronto,ON Canada (416) 793-2126 Hare Krishna Temple 243 Avenue Road, …

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  • BAPA TEMPLE E1455989348369

    List of Hindu Temples in USA

    Alabama Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (BAPS) 500 Biscayne Dr. Birmingham, AL 35206 Phone:(1-205) 833 3287 Arizona Babaji Lingam Temple of Yuma 5750 W. 8th Street, yuma Az 85364California Badarikashramai Temple, San Leandro, CA 15602 Maubert Ave, San Leandro, CA 94578 Tel 415-278-2444 Siva Temple of Concorde, …

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    Let’s Celebrate Diwali

    Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group Let’s Celebrate Diwali Written by Anjali Joshi and Illustrated by Tim Palin Review by Rina Shah, The Arpan Group The need for diversity in literature, particularly children’s literature, is evident in bookstores and libraries around the country. Non-white …

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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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