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Why Western Women Embrace Hinduism ? Part 2

Why Western Women Embrace Hinduism ? Part 2

While in India progress and modernity are defined as disowning one’s ancient roots from its Hindu culture and instead aping the West blindly, this comes across as both artificial and laughable, in the monstrous chimera it creates by that aforementioned process of deracination. Nevertheless, however comical it may make you look, for such deracinated individuals [...]

February 2, 2016 HHR Spirituality/Culture, World Focus 0

Video : Former Australian diplomat gets tounge and cheeks pierced during Thaipusam Festival

Video : Former Australian diplomat gets tounge and cheeks pierced during Thaipusam Festival

It is the festival that honours the Hindu god Muruga and involves devotees piercing their tongues, cheeks and even wearing hooks embedded in their backs. And joining the locals in Malaysia for the Thaipusam Festival was an Australian former diplomat, who for the first time decided to take part in the painful rituals that make [...]

February 5, 2015 HHR Archives, HHR Videos 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

The Way of the Winding Road

The Way of the Winding Road

I became a Hindu by increments. It didn’t happen over night of course. There was no one grand happening that changed my heart and mind. I was fortunate enough to have been raised by a psychology professor who practiced Yoga, meditation, pranayama and chanting; and studied Eastern philosophy and religion. So I grew up around [...]

July 28, 2013 Sean Bradrick ReBorn Again Hindus 1

How and Why I Am a Hindu

How and Why I Am a Hindu

I am an American like many other Americans, born into a family of mixed European and Native American ancestry. My interest in my own origins started early. I knew that my European ancestors were pagans who were converted to Abrahamic faiths, and that my Native ancestors were pagans mostly obliterated by those Europeans. I knew [...]

July 28, 2013 HHR ReBorn Again Hindus 1