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‘I am a Sanātani (Hindu)’ : Stephanie Ellison

‘I am a Sanātani (Hindu)’ : Stephanie Ellison

Namaste readers! My name is Stephanie Ellison.  I am a Sanātani (Hindu) and have been for many years at varying levels.  I first became exposed to it when I was studying to be a Natural Hygienist in Austin, Texas in 1994-95.  Natural Hygiene has many of the elements of taking care of your health in [...]

January 22, 2016 HHR Archives, ReBorn Again Hindus 1

American faith in Hindu Gods stirs curiosity in US

American faith in Hindu Gods stirs curiosity in US

WASHINGTON: The VHP and other Sangh Parivar affiliates bristling at President Barack Obama’s smackdown of India over purported religious intolerance should love this: Tom Brady, who is arguably one of the greatest quarterbacks in American football, keeps a four-inch statuette of Ganesha, believing him to be a ”remover of obstacles” – and who better needs [...]

February 14, 2015 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

Narendra Modi and Barack Obama : A New Vision for Both India and World Hinduism

Narendra Modi and Barack Obama : A New Vision for Both India and World Hinduism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States brought about many glowing statements from the American government, both about Modi and about India. These included productive meetings with President Barack Obama, Vice-President Joe Biden, and Secretary of State John Kerry, who were quite elated with Modi’s visit. The camaraderie extended to Bill and Hillary [...]

October 7, 2014 Vamadev Shastri Analysis/Insights, Articles 0

USA : Hindu group proposes Lord Hanuman monument at Oklahoma State Capital

USA : Hindu group proposes Lord Hanuman monument at Oklahoma State Capital

Just days after the news broke that a Satanic Temple in New York City is seeking to build a monument to Satan on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol, a Hindu organization announced this week that it, too, would like to build a monument there, to one of its chief deities. Rajan Zed, president of [...]

December 11, 2013 HHR News updates, Spirituality/Culture 0

How I Embraced Hindu Dharma

How I Embraced Hindu Dharma

For several years now I have identified myself as a believer in Sanatan Dharma. Sometimes I feel comfortable referring to myself as a Hindu, and yet other times I feel quite uncomfortable. I’ll explain why shortly. Embracing the Hindu philosophy has been quite simple for me really. The moment I began reading The Upanishads something [...]

September 28, 2013 HHR Archives, ReBorn Again Hindus 1

Hindus & Buddhists on the rise in USA

Hindus & Buddhists on the rise in USA

Buddhist and Hindu groups have grown steadily in United States of America (USA) since changes in immigration laws in 1965 and 1992, with particularly high concentrations in Texas, California, the New York Metropolitan Area, Illinois and Georgia; according to a Baylor University (Waco, Texas, USA) release quoting its professor who helped compile the recently released [...]

May 10, 2012 HHR News updates 2