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This German scholar sold his firm to spread knowledge of Vedas

This German scholar sold his firm to spread knowledge of Vedas

Vedic knowledge impressed a German scholar so much that he sold his business consultancy firm in his country about 20 years ago to embark on a mission to spread the understanding of these ancient religious texts in India and the rest of the world. [...]

December 17, 2017 HHR Archives, Articles, News updates, Spirituality/Culture, World Focus 0

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya : Father of BJP’s ‘Secularism’

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya : Father of BJP’s ‘Secularism’

Forty years later, ca. 1965, Deendayal Upadhyaya adopted the promising term "Integral Humanism", in Hindi Ekatmata Manavavad or Ekatma Manavadarshan. This seemed to transcend the division of mankind in box-type nations. Moreover, unlike nationalism, it did not seem to have been borrowed from the West, in spite of appearances. In the 1930s, the French Catholic [...]

November 19, 2017 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights, Archives Comments Off on Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya : Father of BJP’s ‘Secularism’

The Hindu Concept of Time – Part 2

The Hindu Concept of Time – Part 2

The foundational texts of Vedanta and MahAyAna, ask the practitioner to examine the nature of the arrow of time, and recognize how consciousness or ‘such-ness empty of all identifications’ underlies the changing tenses as a sort of ‘eternal present’. Past and Future, are thought to be sets of choices and possibilities respectively, and [...]

October 13, 2017 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on The Hindu Concept of Time – Part 2

Down with “Nationalism” !!

Down with “Nationalism” !!

For once, the secularists have it right. The nationalism by which the Hindutva crowd swears, is a Western invention. Feelings for your home country are universal, and natives of India will need no prodding nor any foreign or native ideology to defend their country when necessary. [...]

September 28, 2017 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights, Archives 10

The Hindu Concept of Time : Part One

The Hindu Concept of Time : Part One

In general, the Eastern understanding of time is very subtle, and perhaps is only matched by some of the most recent theories of modern science. That time is relative, is well recognized, and the fact that the scale of time need not be the same everywhere is acknowledged. The time of the Gods for example, [...]

September 7, 2017 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, Archives, Hinduism and the World of Science, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on The Hindu Concept of Time : Part One

Lamb advertisement condemned by Hindus for depicting vegetarian deity eating meat

Lamb advertisement condemned by Hindus for depicting vegetarian deity eating meat

An Australian lamb advertisement has been slammed for using a vegetarian religious figure to promote meat. The advert, which features Hindu deity Ganesha feasting on lamb at a barbecue with other gods, has been condemned by Hindu representatives as insensitive and disrespectful. [...]

September 7, 2017 HHR Archives, Articles, World Focus Comments Off on Lamb advertisement condemned by Hindus for depicting vegetarian deity eating meat

Pagans demand return of church buildings ‘stolen’ 1,300 years ago

Pagans demand return of church buildings ‘stolen’ 1,300 years ago

A group of pagans has written to the Archbishop of Canterbury demanding two churches to make amends for those it says were stolen 1,300 years ago. The Odinist Fellowship, which represents 1,000 members of the pagan religion, wrote to the Church of England last month asking for two churches to be returned to make up [...]

August 27, 2017 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice Comments Off on Pagans demand return of church buildings ‘stolen’ 1,300 years ago

Is the Bhagavad Gita a War Manual?

Is the Bhagavad Gita a War Manual?

In recent times such a criticism has often been made of the Bhagavad Gita, that it contains material that exhorts or exalts war, and worse, that it is a type of ‘war manual’ in the mode of the Chinese ‘Art of War’. But such a view can come only by a cursory reading, without reference to [...]

July 18, 2017 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, Archives, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on Is the Bhagavad Gita a War Manual?

A Legal Ruling in India Leaves Sacred Rivers Vulnerable to Pollution

A Legal Ruling in India Leaves Sacred Rivers Vulnerable to Pollution

After recent legal action gave two sacred rivers in India the rights of "legal persons," the ruling was overturned, taking those rights away. This leaves the Ganges and Yamuna rivers vulnerable to pollution. [...]

July 18, 2017 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, India, News updates Comments Off on A Legal Ruling in India Leaves Sacred Rivers Vulnerable to Pollution

My son was lynched by his Muslim friends: Mother of 14-year-old cries for justice

My son was lynched by his Muslim friends: Mother of 14-year-old cries for justice

A mysterious case of the murder of a 14-year-old boy has surfaced in the national Capital, with his mother alleging that he was held hostage and lynched by some Muslim friends. The victim, identified as Yogesh Kumar, was found dead under mysterious circumstances near New Delhi Railway Station last month. [...]

July 16, 2017 Guest Author Archives, Articles, India, News updates Comments Off on My son was lynched by his Muslim friends: Mother of 14-year-old cries for justice