How can one define “Hinduism” one may ask. Is it a religion? A philosophy? A collection of myths? A way of life?
Lets look at the term Hinduism first: the fact is that the name “Hindu” was given to the inhabitants of the Indus Valley by foreign invaders. From there the term Hinduism [...]
The most important force we have to unleash in Hindu society is our women as Hinduism has never seen women as weak. That Goddess became very angry with her enemies and her face became as black as Indian ink. From her broad forehead, bent by her curved eyebrows, emerged Kali, armed with sword and a [...]
New Delhi: Chaitra Navratri is the festival of nine nights dedicated to Goddess Durga and her nine forms. Chaitra Navratra starts on the first day in Chaitra month and ends on Sri Rama Navami. Representational picture As per the legends mentioned in the Puranas and other Hindu scriptures, Chaitra Navratri is the actual Navratri during [...]
Devi Navaratri and Vijaya Dasami is one of the most celebrated for Hindus all over the world. There are several stories of victory, of the noble over evil, associated with Aswiyuja Dasami. The first ten days of this month are celebrated as Navaratri culminating in Dasami the day of victory. As per traditions these are [...]
I bring positive greetings to you on this festive and most holy observance of Diwali. I have offered to make a small verbal contribution to this observance today on this Hindu holy occasion of Diwali and as such I would like to invite a few minutes of your attention as I proceed with this delivery, [...]
November 2, 2013