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ISKCON Origins : History and Development

ISKCON Origins : History and Development

ISKCON, or the “Hare Krishna movement”, became a major cultural and religious phenomenon in the 1970s, effectively introducing the Krishna bhakti cult at global level and giving immense popularity to ethical vegetarianism and to the traditional Indian scriptures Bhagavad gita and Bhagavata purana. However, with the disappearance of Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder of ISKCON [...]

June 22, 2014 Mataji Parama Karuna Devi World Focus 0

Devas Are Not ‘Demi Gods’ : So Get Over It !

Devas Are Not ‘Demi Gods’ : So Get Over It !

Perhaps one of the most demeaning words, offensively carrying the heavy abrahamic bias, is the term DEMIGOD, that stabs directly at the core of the Divinity concept in Hinduism, creating a sense of inferiority and incompleteness in the Vedic vision as compared to the perceived greatness and supremacy of the “monotheistic” God. We would better [...]

January 6, 2014 Mataji Parama Karuna Devi Understanding hinduism 0

Notorious Wendy Doniger hosted by the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

Notorious Wendy Doniger hosted by the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

“On Hinduism is a treat. For those who already know and admire Wendy Doniger’s work, this is a handy (if hefty) compendium of many of her essays…. For those who are reading her for the first time, the book is a marvellous introduction to the multiple ways that Hinduism can be approached and understood through [...]

December 1, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights 4