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Bangladesh faces a heritage crisis

Bangladesh faces a heritage crisis

You can’t choose your neighbours. But India is a unique country, which created its own neighbour. In December 1971, the Indian Army marched into East Pakistan. The Pakistan Army was massacring, raping and looting, mainly Bengali Hindus, who at that time numbered around a crore. The result of the war was the formation of Bangladesh. [...]

June 19, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Why Western Women Embrace Hinduism ? Part 1

Why Western Women Embrace Hinduism ?  Part 1

Since time immemorial there have been strong and influential Western women who have been drawn to and been inspired by Hinduism, and who have taken up the mantle of Hindu Dharma, becoming great leaders, swaminis, and gurus as keepers and vanguards of this ancient culture. Today one can witness thousands of Western women turning vegetarian, [...]

March 7, 2015 HHR Spirituality/Culture 1

Interview with David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri)

Interview with David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri)

David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) who recently was given the Padma Bhushan award from the government of India is interviewed in this video by India’s National Channel Doordarshan. In this candid interview he speaks intensely about his understanding of vedas, shastras and upanishads, he even explains his love for India and it’s enviable culture and [...]

January 27, 2015 HHR HHR Videos 0

Divine Shakti Slaying the Demons of Monoculture

Divine Shakti Slaying the Demons of Monoculture

O gracious One, whatever there is in this world, of things which have and are without motion, from Supermind to an atom, owes its origin to and is dependent on Thee, Goddess. Thou art the Original of all the manifestations; Thou art the birthplace of even us, the gods; thou knowest the whole world, yet [...]

September 25, 2014 Tina Sadhwani Archives, Shakti Unveiled : The Dawn of the Goddess 0

The Way of Dharma

The Way of Dharma

In evolving standards of conduct and shaping values, we have to take into consideration the variety and complexity of human life and nature. The Dharma, at once religious law of action and deepest law of our nature, is not, as in the Western idea, a creed, cult or ideal inspiring an ethical and social rule; [...]

May 12, 2014 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

Time for India’s Rebirth

Time for India’s Rebirth

Western society today believes only in “exploitation,” “expansion,” “efficiency,” “competitiveness”—and seeks to transform its members into unthinking cogs in a huge Machine. We will certainly find some remarkable individuals here and there, but the mass is left to live from day to day, with, now and then, the luxury of a fit of depression, when [...]

October 25, 2013 HHR Spirituality/Culture 1

Does Hinduism need Caste ?

Does Hinduism need Caste ?

It is commonly believed that caste, i.e. the division of society in endogamous groups, is an exclusively Hindu institution. Thus, after briefly describing the system of the four varnas, Ambedkar writes: “This is called by the Hindus the Varna Vyavasthâ. It is the very soul of Hinduism. Without Varna Vyavasthâ there is nothing else in [...]

July 22, 2013 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights 0

Soma : The Elixir of Immortality

Soma : The Elixir of Immortality

We have drunk of the soma; we have become immortal, we have seen the light; we have found the Gods… Rig Veda 8.48.3 The search for the elixir of life, the quest for the Holy Grail has been since time immemorial the preoccupation of every arcane mystery religion. From the Chinese to the Greco-Egyptian, to [...]

June 10, 2013 Tina Sadhwani Spirituality/Culture 0

Foundations of Vedic Science & Mysticism

Foundations of Vedic Science & Mysticism

When one looks at the immense sea of knowledge that has come down to us from the Vedic civilization one cannot help but feel overwhelmed at the timeless grandeur and depth of such wisdom. Wisdom that has not only cast its eternal light upon the earth but wisdom that has laid the primal foundations for [...]

April 28, 2012 Tina Sadhwani Spirituality/Culture 3