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Dissecting Hinduism : The Curious Case of Dr Christopher Wallis the Tantrik

Dissecting Hinduism : The Curious Case of Dr Christopher Wallis the Tantrik

Among the many attacks on Hindus and Hinduism  comes a whole movement to dissect away many Hindu practices like Yoga and now Tantra  as ‘non’ Hindu . Dr Koenraad Elst debates with Dr Christopher Wallis on this dissection in the following interactions ‘ HHR editor > In the Indian media, I once saw a beginning [...]

August 28, 2015 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights 0

Angel Millar: My Path to Hinduism

Angel Millar: My Path to Hinduism

“All men dream,” said T. E. Lawrence, “but not equally.” Artistic, introspective and questioning, even as a child it was clear to those around me that I was, in Lawrence’s terminology, a “dreamer of the day.” I disliked what I regarded as the shallow materialism and trivial ways people interacted in the West. But above [...]

August 20, 2013 HHR ReBorn Again Hindus 1

Vedic Wisdom behind eating with your hands

Vedic Wisdom behind eating with your hands

Eating food with the hands in today’s Western society can sometimes be perceived as being unhygienic, bad mannered and primitive. However within Indian culture there is an old saying that " eating food with your hands feeds not only the body but also the mind and the spirit". [...]

May 15, 2012 Rajesh Patel Archives, Spirituality/Culture 3

A Hindu View on Drinking Alcohol

A Hindu View on Drinking Alcohol

What is the Hindu view of alcohol consumption? Hinduism is a spiritual tradition that is not based upon mere faith or belief but upon an understanding of dharma, the natural laws behind the universe. So the question for Hindus is how does the use of alcohol fit in with its sense of dharma and how [...]

May 6, 2012 Vamadev Shastri Understanding hinduism 5

Yogic Ecology and Mother Earth..

Yogic Ecology and Mother Earth..

For the Hindus the Earth is sacred as the very manifestation of the Divine Mother. She is Bhumi Devi, the Earth Goddess. One of the reasons that Hindus honor cows is that the cow represents the energies and qualities of the Earth, selfless caring, sharing and the providing of nourishment to all. Hindu prayers are [...]

April 30, 2012 Vamadev Shastri Dharmic Ecology 1