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Are we living inside a cosmic computer game? Elon Musk echoes the Bhagwad Gita

Are we living inside a cosmic computer game? Elon Musk echoes the Bhagwad Gita

When a tech billionaire and hard-headed pragmatist seems to reprise the ancient Indian concept of maya, or illusion, it’s time to shut up and pay attention. When the film The Matrix was released in 1999, its central premise, that the world is not what it seems to be, appeared to reprise the ancient Indian concept of [...]

October 6, 2016 HHR Archives, Hinduism and the World of Science 0

Chakras within the Vedas : Stopping Scholarly Distortion of Vedic Teachings

Chakras within the Vedas : Stopping Scholarly Distortion of Vedic Teachings

There has been commentary by some scholars that the concept of chakras is a relatively new phenomenon within Hinduism; and there appears to be an implication that chakras were not known to the Vedic tradition. Regrettably, this appears to be part of a continuing effort to redefine Hinduism, and to imply that Dharmist do not [...]

February 12, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

Anti-Hindu Bias in Early Scholarly Work

Anti-Hindu Bias in Early Scholarly Work

A book review and critical analysis. The purpose of this paper is to explore the authenticity of a biased religious attitude pertaining to the Indian civilization, in particular religious teachings, by western scholars; and to review these works. In addition, looking at an older and a more modern work will provide a review and an [...]

December 30, 2015 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

‘ We Are Spirits In The Monotheist World ’ : Part Three – The Emergence of the Devil

‘ We Are Spirits In The Monotheist World ’ : Part Three – The Emergence of the Devil

In civilisations and cultures without explicit good and evil there was no need for the Devil, Satan, Lucifer or just simply the ‘Evil One’. The demonology of one god thrust upon humanity by monotheism needed a polar opposite in the form of the Devil. Hence the inherent contradiction in which this supposedly superior belief in [...]

August 28, 2015 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights 0

Vedic Counseling: A New Model

Vedic Counseling: A New Model

The Counseling Renaissance Today we are discovering many new dynamic tools for understanding ourselves and for bringing greater meaning into our lives, not simply at a physical level, but at deeper levels of consciousness. Our model of the human being is shifting from that of a separate individual fixed in one location in time and [...]

February 26, 2015 Vamadev Shastri Spirituality/Culture 0

Harvard Yoga Scientists Find Proof of Meditation Benefit

Harvard Yoga Scientists Find Proof of Meditation Benefit

Scientists are getting close to proving what yogis have held to be true for centuries — yoga and meditation can ward off stress and disease. John Denninger, a psychiatrist at Harvard Medical School, is leading a five-year study on how the ancient practices affect genes and brain activity in the chronically stressed. His latest work [...]

November 25, 2013 HHR Articles, Hinduism and the World of Science 0

Satyabhama : Krishna’s Warrior Wife

Satyabhama : Krishna’s Warrior Wife

Satyabhama is the only child of the Yadava chief Satrajit. Even though at the time it was more common to raise boys in martial arts and athletic pursuits the Bhagavatam Puranas teach an important lesson in equality with the introduction of Satyabhama in Krishna’s past times. Satyabhama was haughty and high-spirited and had very little [...]

August 29, 2013 HHR Understanding hinduism 0

Hindu God(s) : Gods of Fear or Love ?

Hindu God(s) : Gods of Fear or Love ?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami explains are the Hindu Gods(s) of fear or love . “Love is the basis of worship in all Hindu denominations, expressed through bhakti yoga toward one’s chosen Deity.” [...]

June 14, 2013 HHR HHR Videos 0

Do We Need a Reform of Hinduism?

Do We Need a Reform of Hinduism?

In these last centuries the world has changed remarkably, and today we are facing even deeper and wider changes than ever – changes we cannot avoid, because human society is becoming increasingly globalized.The history of Vedic tradition teaches us that as human beings, we have the power to participate in this change responsibly, by directing [...]

May 8, 2013 Mataji Parama Karuna Devi Spirituality/Culture 0

The Mechanics of Karma

The Mechanics of Karma

Karma as destiny and retribution The word karma has entered the vocabulary of all the modern languages and has become a household word, but often its meaning is trivialized and distorted due to cultural superimpositions and lack of proper information. It is generally used with the meaning of “destiny”, and sometimes “retribution” or punishment. In [...]

May 4, 2013 Mataji Parama Karuna Devi Understanding hinduism 0