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Ashtottaram 14: OṀ AHIMSĀBHŨMYAI NAMAH

By Dr. Devakinanda Pasupuleti Ahimsa is an ancient Indian principle of nonviolence which applies to all living beings. Ashtottaram 14 14) OṀ AHIMSĀBHŨMYAI NAMAH:                        OṀ (AUM) - A-HIM-SAA-BHOO-MYAI--...

Are Hindu Gurus too Naive About Christianity and Islam?

By Maria Wirth There are several major differences between Christianity and Islam on one side and Hindu Dharma on the other, and all of them...

Ashtottaram 9: OṀ DHARMABHŨMYAI NAMAH:

By Dr. Devakinanda Pasupuleti Every Indian knows the meaning of the word 'Dharma'. However, just like the word 'Puṇya', there is no equivalent word to...

Ashtottaram 6: OṀ PUṆYABHŨMYAI NAMAH

By Dr. Devakinanda Pasupuleti There is no equivalent word to puṇyam in English other than 'sin' for pāpam. In India everyone knows what puṇyam means....

Know More About Moksha With Ashtottaram 4: OṀ MOKṢHABHŨMYAI NAMAH

By Dr. Devakinanda Pasupuleti The cause of bondage (bandha) and liberation (moksha) is our own minds. Ignorance about the real self causes bondage whereas knowledge...

Why don’t Hindus promote their Dharma and suggest Gharwapsi?

By Maria Wirth Anchors at Indian TV channels are generally intelligent and capable. However, when the topic involves religion, they often lack common sense or...

Uttarayana and Dakshinayana: How is the Theory of Time ‘Kala’ defined in Hinduism?

Time has many measures in this world. We have a global division and theory of time where each country or continent has its own...

Eunuchs perform ‘shraddha karma’ at Varanasi for the departed souls after several hundred years

VARANASI, Sept 24 2016: It's a rare event that is said to be happening after more than several hundred years. Eunuchs from across the...

Hinduism: Learn about the Four Goals of the World’s Third Largest Religion!

Hinduism is widely regarded as the world's oldest religion, standing third on the list of mass religion. Hinduism, or Sanatan Dharma, has 95% of...

Understanding the New Religious Movements (NRM) in Hinduism

August 25, 2016: Lifting up the veil that hangs between the ancestral thoughts and the modern religion, we talk about the prevailing religious movements,...

Law of Karma: Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism

The notion of karma, the belief that the actions people do in their lifetime accumulate and determine the fate of their next life. Every action...

Experience the power of ‘Mantra’ with these Seven Chants

Mantra is a mystical phenomenon, which are known for their healing powers They are divided into three categories- Sabhri, Tantra and Vedic Om vibrates...

Aham Bhaktam: the dimensions of Bhakts on political spectrum

Kishore Asthana The word ‘Bhakt’ has been lately made an epithet by some on the left side of our current political divide. This is dismaying....

Decoding Adharma: Unrighteousness of mind

Nithin Sridhar Gleanings from Hindu scriptures: Part 15 In the previous two installments, we dealt with how unrighteousness can be committed through the body and through...

Decoding Adharma: How one should not speak

Gleanings from Hindu scriptures: Part 15 Hindu scriptures classify actions into Dharma (righteousness and duty) and Adharma (unrighteousness and prohibited) depending upon whether...

Decoding Adharma: Unrighteous deeds committed through body

Gleanings from Hindu scriptures: Part 14 Karma, or actions, are central to human life. There does not pass a moment when people are not involved in...

Chinmaya Mission: Carrying forward Swami Chinmayananda’s legacy

Hinduism is a Dharma-centric religion and tradition that stands on the firm foundation of Vedanta philosophy. The teachings of Vedanta are universal in nature...

Remembering Deendayal Upadhyaya: Visionary who advocated ‘Integral Humanism’

By Nithin Sridhar On this day, 99-years ago, Deendayal Upadhyaya, one of the most important thinkers of modern India who advocated “Integral Humanism” as a...

Secularism Western, Dharma Indian solution: Rajiv Malhotra


It is often believed that the idea of secularism is universal and so it should be applied. However, Rajiv Malhotra, noted Indologist and author...

Decoding The Divine From The Hindu Aspect

By Nithin Sridhar Gleanings from Hindu Scriptures – Part 10 In the last few installments of this series, various tenets of Dharma (duty/righteousness) like Ahimsa (non-injury),...

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