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Why India must embrace Modi like the Hindus of America

Why India must embrace Modi like the Hindus of America

Even the US government is lamenting that political forces in India are trying to resist the PM’s economic reforms. It has been remarked how well Indians do outside of India. It could also be said how well Hindus do outside of India, and additionally how well Hindu-based teachings like yoga do outside of India. The [...]

September 9, 2015 Vamadev Shastri 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

Why India needs a new independence movement

Why India needs a new independence movement

As the world was embracing Indian thought more and more, we seemed to be abandoning it. Perhaps the greatest challenge for India today is that its independence movement was only half-accomplished. While India is politically independent, intellectually it still is labouring under the shadow of outside influences that keep the country and its people divided. [...]

August 24, 2015 Vamadev Shastri Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

Manu Smriti and Its Relevance

Manu Smriti and Its Relevance

Manu Smriti is an ancient law book of the Hindus, going back to the time of the Mahabharata, if not earlier, meaning that its core material is well over two thousand years old. This means that Manu Smriti is comparable in age to the Bible, if not earlier. Manu Smriti is the most important and [...]

June 16, 2015 Vamadev Shastri Analysis/Insights 0

Is Yoga Hindu?

Is Yoga Hindu?

Yoga has become a diverse phenomenon throughout the world from spiritual gurus and meditation methods to physical fitness programs. Yet there is no doubt that Yoga as a term and as a movement overall has its roots in the Hindu and Vedic tradition over the last several thousand years and its prime texts like the [...]

June 9, 2015 Vamadev Shastri Archives, Spirituality/Culture 1

The Arrogance of Monotheism – A Hindu View

The Arrogance of Monotheism – A Hindu View

Monotheism – particularly as viewed from the perspective of those who follow pluralistic traditions – often appears as a kind of arrogance, not as a type of true spirituality. That there is only One True God, and all other Gods, are false, sounds like a statement of arrogant intolerance, not an experience of higher consciousness. [...]

May 11, 2015 Vamadev Shastri Articles, Spirituality/Culture 0

US scholar flays Indian education system

US scholar flays Indian education system

American scholar David Frawley, considered a “vedic teacher”, on Friday sparked a row after he criticised Indian education system for not “extensively” teaching students about “ancient India”. He also drew objection from the member secretary of the Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) Gopinath Ravindran to his observation that there was a lack of proper [...]

April 4, 2015 HHR Archives, India 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

Interview with David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri)

Interview with David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri)

David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) who recently was given the Padma Bhushan award from the government of India is interviewed in this video by India’s National Channel Doordarshan. In this candid interview he speaks intensely about his understanding of vedas, shastras and upanishads, he even explains his love for India and it’s enviable culture and [...]

January 27, 2015 HHR HHR Videos 0

koenraad Elst : How I did Not Become a Hindu

koenraad Elst : How I did Not Become a Hindu

Both Sita Ram Goel and Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley) have written a book called How I Became a Hindu. I could never write such a book because I have deliberately made a choice not to identify myself as Hindu. In this article I will explain “why I am not a Hindu”. Leaving Christianity Before starting [...]

December 13, 2014 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights, Archives 0
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