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Will Smith says, ‘I finished reading 90% of Bhagavad Gita’

Will Smith says, ‘I finished reading 90% of Bhagavad Gita’

In his interview with the media, Will Smith revealed a shocking fact that he is immensely influenced by Bhagavad Gita and read 90% of it. He also said that he has a high influence of Arjuna on him. [...]

December 21, 2017 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

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 Comments Off on This German scholar sold his firm to spread knowledge of Vedas

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

Meet this German gaurakshak, who houses hundreds of sick, abandoned cows

Meet this German gaurakshak, who houses hundreds of sick, abandoned cows

As many as 1,200 cows -- mostly abandoned, sick and injured -- have found a saviour in 59-year-old German national Friederike Irina Bruning. When she landed in India from Berlin in 1978 as a tourist, she had no inkling of the life destiny had in store for her. [...]

September 17, 2017 HHR Archives, India, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on Meet this German gaurakshak, who houses hundreds of sick, abandoned cows

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

Video : Understanding Yoga through its Hindu Origins

Video : Understanding Yoga through its Hindu Origins

Yoga Teacher Sri Louise explaining the cultural appropriation and secularization of Yoga in the West by breaking it from its Hindu roots.. [...]

July 19, 2017 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, Spirituality/Culture, World Focus Comments Off on Video : Understanding Yoga through its Hindu Origins

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?

On the Bhagavad Gita

On the Bhagavad Gita

Reams have been written on this enigmatic work, one of Hinduism’s core sacred texts and perhaps the greatest contribution to world literature on human spirituality. Often though the Gita ( more properly, the Bhagavad Gita, to distinguish it from other similarly named works such as the Vyadha Gita, Rama Gita, Devi Gita, Ganesha Gita etc, [...]

July 2, 2017 Guest Author Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on On the Bhagavad Gita

Video : Indian Cultural Practices Around Menstruation

Video : Indian Cultural Practices Around Menstruation

Cultural practices around menstruation have been passed on from generation to generation of women in India. The faith with which women have held on to these practices and preserved it, is simple amazing. However, due to the inability of modern science to decode these practices, they have come to be termed as Menstrual Taboos. [...]

April 8, 2017 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on Video : Indian Cultural Practices Around Menstruation

Video : Why Am I Called “The White Hindu”?

Video : Why Am I Called “The White Hindu”?

This is a question/complaint that I get a lot so I hope that this explanation makes sense [...]

March 23, 2017 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on Video : Why Am I Called “The White Hindu”?