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Bhagavad Gita

‘We Are Spirits In The Monotheist World’ : Part One

‘We Are Spirits In The Monotheist World’ :  Part One

The concept of monotheism is taken to mean belief in just one god, deity, the creator. This is contrasted with polytheism which belief in many gods, as well as atheism which is denial of such a supernatural being. But is it just so simple? Has this monotheist narrative now spilled over into what we would [...]

May 12, 2015 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives, India 2

MP Daniel Mookhey sworn in on Hindu religious text the Bhagavad-gita in Australian first

MP Daniel Mookhey sworn in on Hindu religious text the Bhagavad-gita in Australian first

A new Upper House MP in New South Wales has become the first politician to be sworn in to an Australian parliament on the Hindu religious text, the Bhagavad-gita. Daniel Mookhey, 32, was chosen by the Labor party to fill the casual vacancy created by Steve Whan’s unsuccessful tilt at a Lower House seat in [...]

May 12, 2015 HHR News updates 0

Remembering Swami Chinmayananda

Remembering Swami Chinmayananda

“Swami Chinmayanda was an exemplary teacher – clear, convincing and with a lot of humour. On one of his Jnana Yajnas I took notes and wrote a long article for a German magazine. Later I gave its English translation to him. Swami Chinmayananda read through it and acknowledged that I had conveyed the teaching well, [...]

May 5, 2015 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

Indian-American Vivek Murthy is US’s youngest surgeon-general, takes oath on Gita

Indian-American Vivek Murthy is US’s youngest surgeon-general, takes oath on Gita

WASHINGTON: At about the same time the death of a farmer in New Delhi brought the capital’s attention on farm suicides, a young Indian-American was invoking with gratitude the Indian roots of his success in the United States: his agriculturist grandfather’s resilience and sacrifice that led his parents emigration and his own remarkable achievement in [...]

April 25, 2015 HHR World Focus 0

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. [...]

March 7, 2015 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture, World Focus 1

Removing abrahamic superimpositions from Hinduism

Removing abrahamic superimpositions from Hinduism

The Hindu Resurgence Movement is finally coming of age, both in India and at global level. And not one minute too soon. All over the world, dharmic people from various groups (and even those who do not belong to any group) are facing the dangerous fundamentalization of abrahamic ideologies (Islam, Christianity and Hebraism), that is [...]

March 4, 2015 Mataji Parama Karuna Devi Analysis/Insights 0

Gita is India’s biggest gift to the world: Modi

Gita is India’s biggest gift to the world: Modi

NEW DELHI: Crediting common people for the close relations between India and Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday advocated greater people-to-people contact for expansion of ties. Addressing the Indian diaspora in Japan, PM Modi said to honour Gandhi Indians should work towards “Swachh Bharat” (clean India) by 2019. PM Narendra Modi further stated that [...]

September 2, 2014 HHR Articles, India 0

Tulsi Gabbard’s 2014 Janmastami Video Message

Tulsi Gabbard’s 2014 Janmastami Video Message

I send you my warmest aloha from Hawai’i. Every year, I eagerly look forward to the joyful celebration of Lord Krishna’s appearance in this world, Janmashtami. But this year, it is especially welcome because there seems to be so much darkness on the horizon. Newscasts are filled with stories of atrocities and terrorism being carried [...]

August 17, 2014 HHR Archives, HHR Videos 0

“ What’s this man, you turning into a priest or something? ”

“ What’s this man, you turning into a priest or something? ”

When I used to study for exams at university I sometimes kept a copy of the Gita on the table with me. I’d read a page or two now and again, for example during breaks. Straight away I would begin to feel more focused and positive. The Gita certainly was an important companion for me [...]

July 15, 2014 Rajesh Patel Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

Embracing Dharawal Aboriginal culture through Sanskrit

Embracing Dharawal Aboriginal culture through Sanskrit

Inclement weather on November 17did not deter participants and guests who flocked to Redgum Community Centre to celebrate Samaskrutotsavam 2013, the annual day of the Sydney Sanskrit School (SSS). It was an event at which history was truly in the making. The SSS is the world’s first school to produce and launch a bilingual CD [...]

December 10, 2013 HHR Spirituality/Culture 0
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