Thursday 08th December 2016,
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Why Western Women Embrace Hinduism ? Part 1

Why Western Women Embrace Hinduism ?  Part 1

Since time immemorial there have been strong and influential Western women who have been drawn to and been inspired by Hinduism, and who have taken up the mantle of Hindu Dharma, becoming great leaders, swaminis, and gurus as keepers and vanguards of this ancient culture. Today one can witness thousands of Western women turning vegetarian, [...]

March 7, 2015 HHR Spirituality/Culture 1

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