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What’s up with the ‘dot’ on the forehead ?

What’s up with the ‘dot’ on the forehead ?

What’s up with the ‘dot’ on the forehead, the worshiping of cows, the worshiping of idols and the polytheism? Is Yoga a Hindu practice, is the word ‘Hindu’ a proper term, and what’s up with the caste system?” Individuals asking these questions are usually not used to a religious tradition that has been maturing for [...]

February 4, 2013 Sean Bradrick Understanding hinduism 0

Free yoga awaits US voters on election day

Free yoga awaits US voters on election day

A yoga studio in Washington said Tuesday it will give free classes to anyone who casts his or her ballot in next week’s US elections. Flow Yoga Center said it was throwing open the doors to its Astanga Mysore, Pilates, Prana Flow and Vinyasa Flow classes next Tuesday “to help our United States re-unite again.” [...]

November 1, 2012 HHR News updates 0

Hindu Self-Defence : Some Steps To Survive

Hindu Self-Defence : Some Steps To Survive

Some Hindus ask me, as a sympathizing outsider, if I have any advice for them when they want to revive their fortunes. In principle, I have no advice; it would be arrogant to pretend to know something that the people concerned are not so sure about. But then again, Hindus are no different from others, [...]

May 17, 2012 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights, Archives Comments Off on Hindu Self-Defence : Some Steps To Survive

Hinduism, Not Simply a Monotheistic Religion

Hinduism, Not Simply a Monotheistic Religion

Hinduism is not simply another monotheistic religion, as a few groups seem to be implying today. [...]

May 13, 2012 Vamadev Shastri Analysis/Insights 4

Evolution : A Hindu Perspective

Evolution : A Hindu Perspective

Evolution and Science Modern science recognizes an evolution of form in the world of nature as the dominant movement of life. It notes how the bodies of different creatures adapt over time, becoming more complex and sophisticated through succeeding generations, with new species arising that demonstrate important advances in structure and function over what went [...]

May 10, 2012 Vamadev Shastri Spirituality/Culture 1

Sri Aurobindo : India’s Greatest Mystical Visionary

Sri Aurobindo : India’s Greatest Mystical Visionary

Sri Aurobindo was one of the greatest philosophers, revolutionary ,mystics and visionaries of modern history. He was a major leader in India's freedom movement. Later in life he became a sage and scholar. His teachings have attracted many people from all around the world. The ashram that he founded is still thriving today, and centres [...]

May 8, 2012 Rajesh Patel Archives, History 7

Stealing Yoga and What Else ?

Stealing Yoga and What Else ?

India has now however rightfully made a move to patent Yoga asanas and will probably patent more of the indigenous Hindu practices in the years to come. [...]

May 5, 2012 HHR The Yoga Snatchers 3

Hinduism on the London Underground

Hinduism on the London Underground

Standing on a packed train on the way home from university, I was feeling terrible. It had been a hard week, I was annoyed with several colleagues, the train had been delayed and everybody nearby seemed to be coughing and sneezing on me! In the rush to get onto the train people were barging each [...]

May 2, 2012 Rajesh Patel Spirituality/Culture 0

Yogic Ecology and Mother Earth..

Yogic Ecology and Mother Earth..

For the Hindus the Earth is sacred as the very manifestation of the Divine Mother. She is Bhumi Devi, the Earth Goddess. One of the reasons that Hindus honor cows is that the cow represents the energies and qualities of the Earth, selfless caring, sharing and the providing of nourishment to all. Hindu prayers are [...]

April 30, 2012 Vamadev Shastri Dharmic Ecology 1

Pseudologists of Hinduism

Pseudologists of Hinduism

Alone of all the major world religions, Hinduism is defined by those who not only do not share the faith but who are in fact implacably hostile to it. Wendy Doniger of Chicago University is but one example. Globally renowned as an ‘authority’ on Hindu religion her writings betray overt hostility and hatred of Hinduism [...]

April 29, 2012 Ranbir Singh Hinduphobia 0
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