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Hinduism: The Natural Way of Life

Hinduism: The Natural Way of Life

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 [...]

September 16, 2016 Guest Author Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

Hindu gods forgotten in India revered in Japan

Hindu gods forgotten in India revered in Japan

KOLKATA: Did you know that at least 20 Hindu deities are regularly worshipped in Japan? In fact, there are hundreds of shrines to Goddess Saraswati alone in that country, along with innumerable representations of Lakshmi, Indra, Brahma, Ganesha, Garuda and others. Even deities forgotten in India are worshipped in Japan. A unique exhibition at Indian [...]

January 11, 2016 HHR Archives, World Focus 0

HHR Video : This is how Indian Hindus treat their Gods after festivals

HHR Video : This is how Indian Hindus treat their Gods after festivals

Video Shows The Shocking Reality Of The Way Our Gods Are Treated After The Festivities Are Over As thousands of devotees from across India are immersing the Ganpati Murthis into the rivers. This shocking video shows what happens after the festivities are over. Our ‘Gods’ are disrespected and chucked into dirty rivers. [...]

September 29, 2015 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, India 0

Plea against MS Dhoni for insulting Hinduism

Plea against MS Dhoni for insulting Hinduism

A Delhi court has directed recording of statement of a man who filed a complaint against Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni accusing him of insulting Hindu religion by posing as a deity and holding a shoe in his hand on the cover page of a magazine. Metropolitan Magistrate Mayuri Singh, who had earlier declined the [...]

May 25, 2014 HHR World Focus 0

You Hindu ‘Idol’ Worshipper !!

You Hindu ‘Idol’ Worshipper !!

”Why do you worship an idol?” is a question frequently encountered by some Hindu’s.  Another common question is, “Why do you worship a rock?”  This is an excellent opportunity for a Hindu, or follower of Sanatana Dharma, to educate their momentary student of spirituality or religion.  Followers of Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism) do not worship idols, [...]

January 13, 2014 HHR Understanding hinduism 1

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

Western Monoculture and Hindu Pluralism

Western Monoculture and Hindu Pluralism

The Spread of the Monoculture Western civilization, in spite of claims to support diversity, is promoting a worldwide monoculture—the same basic values, institutions and points of view for everyone—which it calls ‘globalization’. Western commercial culture with its pursuit of markets and commodities eliminates all true culture, which is based on quality, not quantity. It creates [...]

July 18, 2013 Vamadev Shastri Analysis/Insights 0

What’s up with the ‘dot’ on the forehead ?

What’s up with the ‘dot’ on the forehead ?

What’s up with the ‘dot’ on the forehead, the worshiping of cows, the worshiping of idols and the polytheism? Is Yoga a Hindu practice, is the word ‘Hindu’ a proper term, and what’s up with the caste system?” Individuals asking these questions are usually not used to a religious tradition that has been maturing for [...]

February 4, 2013 Sean Bradrick Understanding hinduism 0

Spiritual Secrets in Hindu Sacred Imagery

Spiritual Secrets in Hindu Sacred Imagery

Sri Ramakrishna was one day taunted by a sceptic that the Kali he worshipped at Dakshineshwar was only a slab of black stone carved into a bizarre female figure and decked with glittering trinkets. The saint was taken aback. So far he had not cared to see the sacred icon in its supreme spiritual splendour. [...]

October 11, 2012 HHR Spirituality/Culture 0