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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

Ekam sad viprãh bahudhã vadanti : Are all ‘truths’ true ?

Ekam sad viprãh bahudhã vadanti : Are all ‘truths’ true ?

According to Hindu philosophy and Dharma, all truth claims cannot be true, as “Adharma” may claims to be true in their own sense, as in Mahabharata and Ramayana, Kauravas and Ravana had theirs. More : The Hindu Psychology of Surrender [...]

November 21, 2013 HHR HHR Videos 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

Does the Rig-Veda Mention Reincarnation or not ? : Part 2

Does the Rig-Veda Mention Reincarnation or not ? : Part 2

Pandit Vamadev Shastri shows how western academics and Indologists lack the insight to the deeper meanings behind Vedic Symbolic Language used in the Vedas to come to their conclusions. The Twofold Modern Denigration of the Vedas: Historical and Spiritual The nineteenth era marked a twofold assessment of Vedic culture that arose from western scholars and [...]

April 4, 2013 Vamadev Shastri Analysis/Insights, Archives 2

Does the Rig-Veda Mention Reincarnation or not ? : Part 1

Does the Rig-Veda Mention Reincarnation or not ? : Part 1

Dr Koenraad Elst puts forward his view there is no mention of Reincarnation in the Rig Veda. We will follow this up in part 2 to see if if it is mentioned : No rebirth in the Rg-Veda In my article about Sati, I had written that Sati dates back to the time when the [...]

April 4, 2013 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights, Archives 2

Lord Indra’s Jeweled Net of Synchronicity

Lord Indra’s Jeweled Net of Synchronicity

“Throughout the universe there’s a network of wires stretching to infinity. The horizontal wires are placed in space; the vertical in time. Everywhere where these wires cross each other, there’s an individual. And every individual is a crystal bead. The big light of an Absolute Being enlightens and penetrates each crystal bead. And every crystal [...]

January 3, 2013 HHR Hindu Wisdom 0

Vedic Evolution of Consciousness

Vedic Evolution of Consciousness

Modern psychology and cognitive science is only now exploring the frontiers of consciousness (exemplified in Vedanta) and its impact on human life and behaviour. Current researches (Joel Krueger) in the field also indicate that transcending of the personalized ego often leads to a unified mode of awareness and “That a scholar acquires a new insight, [...]

August 8, 2012 Tina Sadhwani Spirituality/Culture 2