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The Disillusioned Hindu Returns

The Disillusioned Hindu Returns

On Sunday 7 August 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India condemned animal rights activist who have sought to protect cows from the butcher’s knife:   “I feel really angry at the way some people have opened shops in the name of cow protection. I have seen that some people commit anti-social activities through the night, [...]

April 17, 2016 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives, News updates 1

Dr David Frawley on his idea of Intellectual Kshatriya

Dr David Frawley on his idea of Intellectual Kshatriya

Also read The Importance of Kshatriya Dharma [...]

April 3, 2016 HHR Archives, HHR Videos 0

‘We Are Spirits In The Monotheist World’ : Part One

‘We Are Spirits In The Monotheist World’ :  Part One

The concept of monotheism is taken to mean belief in just one god, deity, the creator. This is contrasted with polytheism which belief in many gods, as well as atheism which is denial of such a supernatural being. But is it just so simple? Has this monotheist narrative now spilled over into what we would [...]

May 12, 2015 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights 2

Christian Proselytism’s Defeat In Japan

Christian Proselytism’s Defeat In Japan

Although far from uniform, the composite picture of Christianity that emerges in a number of Japanese sources from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries is of a Buddhist heresy propagated by barbarians and focused around the worship of a demonic deity.28 This sect encourages loyalty to a barbarian king said to be the representative of [...]

April 24, 2014 HHR Analysis/Insights 1

Shinto in politics & its significance for Hindus

Shinto in politics & its significance for Hindus

Recently we came across this article which talks about the growing assertiveness of Shintoists in Japanese politics which is quiet significant for Hindus though our people don’t realize it and we hope to rectify that here. Roots of State Shinto The roots of what is called “state Shinto” go back to the Meiji era (1868-1912) [...]

April 19, 2014 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

From Caste to Casteism

From Caste to Casteism

Today casteism is rampant. It is a new phenomenon. Old India had castes but not casteism. In its present form, casteism is a construct of colonial period, a product of imperial policies and colonial scholarship. It was strengthened by the breast-beating of our own “reformers”. Today, it has acquired its own momentum and vested interests. [...]

September 26, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

The Hindu View of Education

The Hindu View of Education

A nation’s theories about education depend upon its theories about man. Its definition and understanding of education depend upon its definition and understanding of man. If we regard man as a physical entity, our approach to education would be of one kind; if we regard man as a mental being, our approach would be of [...]

September 15, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

Did Ramakrishna also practise other religions ? Part 2

Did Ramakrishna also practise other religions ? Part 2

The Ramakrishna debate, continued from part 1 The debate on the Ramakrishna Mission’s claim that Ramakrishna, the 19th-century Kali priest, also practiced Christianity and Islam, and that he distanced himself from Hinduism to found a new universal religion called Ramakrishnaism, has taken the form of some hostile reactions from sympathizers of the Mission. They may [...]

August 17, 2013 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights 0

Did Ramakrishna also practise other religions ?

Did Ramakrishna also practise other religions ?

The central argument of the RK Mission for its non-Hindu character was that, unlike Hinduism, it upheld the ‘equal truth of all religions’ and the ‘equal respect for all religions’.  The latter slogan was popularized by Mahatma Gandhi as sarva-dharma-samabhâva, a formula officially approved and upheld in the BJP’s constitution.n 1983, RK Mission spokesman Swami [...]

August 2, 2013 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights 1

Journey of the Hindu Renaissance

Journey of the Hindu Renaissance

Start of the Hindu Renaissance The nineteenth century witnessed a remarkable and largely unexpected renaissance in Hindu thought, Yoga, Veda and Vedanta that brought back to life and placed in the modern context, the world’s oldest spiritual heritage. An ancient religion that seemed on the verge of extinction was suddenly awake and able to express [...]

May 2, 2013 Vamadev Shastri Analysis/Insights 0