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At least 89 killed in stampede in India

October 13, 2013
According to the New York Times, a stampede at a bridge leading to a remote Hindu temple in central India on Sunday killed at least 89 people and injured more than 100, police said.About a half-million worshipers, by...

Spiritual, Worldly and Supernatural Welfare for All ~ svasti mitravaruna ~

September 11, 2013
Recitation of Benediction - *Swastivachanam* 6svasti mitravaruna svasti pathye revati, svasti na indrashchagnishch svasti no adite krdhiRigved 5/51/14svasti - comfort givingmitravaruna - vital airssvasti - welfarepathye - on pathrevati - richessvasti - goodnah - to usindrah - airagnih - electricitycha - andsvasti - prosperitynah - for usadite...

Yoga news: public school yoga with Kermit the frog

August 22, 2013
The ultimate answer is discernment because when you prove that teaching and practicing Yoga, which is a Hinduism religious practice, in tax payer funded public schools goes against the law or curriculum, etc. then the law or curriculum can simply...

Raksha Bandhan

August 18, 2013
Let the sibling rivalry cease; it is time for Raksha Bandhan. This Hindu holiday is a celebration of the loving relationship between a brother and sister. Raksha Bandhan takes place each year on the full moon day in the month...

Mahatma Gandhi: Peaceful warrior

August 11, 2013
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948), known to the world as the Mahatma or “Great Soul”, drew from the teachings of many religious traditions in his pursuit of truth, and his political activism took much of its inspiration from...

May the Divine Power be with us ~ vishve deva no adya svastaye ~

July 8, 2013
Recitation of Benediction - *Swastivachanam* 5vishve deva no adya svastaye vaishvanaro vasuragnih svastaye, deva avantvrbhavah svastaye svati no rudrah patvamhasah.- Rigved 5/51/13vishve - alldevah - the divine powernah - ouradya - at presentsvastaye - for our welfarevaishvanaro - the benefactor of allvasuh - omnipresentagnih - omniscient...

USA judge corrects Hindus: yoga not religious

July 3, 2013
Oh, the utter arrogance of the American judiciary; now a judge has decreed, declared, defined and ex-cathedra promulgated that the centuries old religious ritual known as yoga is not religious.So, like, there you go, and stuff, Hindus; we...

May Vitality and Bliss Bestow upon us ~ Svastaye vayumupa bravamahai ~

May 19, 2013
Recitation of Benediction - *Swastivachanam* 4~ svastaye vayumupa bravamahai somam svasti bhuvanasya yaspatih, brhaspatim sarvaganam svastaye adityaso bhavantu nah ~- Rigved 5/51/12svastaye - forwelfarevayum - the possessor of infinite strengthupbrvamahai - vitalitysomam - prosperitysvasti - for goodbhuvanasya - all planetsyah - whopatih - protectorbrhaspatim - all planetssarvaganam - divine powerssvastaye...

Human nature theories

April 27, 2013
Human nature as explained by, “Human nature refers to the distinguishing characteristics, including ways of thinking, feeling and acting, that humans tend to have naturally, independently of the influence of culture. The questions of what these characteristics...

Happy birthday, Rama

April 20, 2013
Many Hindus celebrated Rama Navami today. Rama Navami celebrates the birth of Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of Vishnu. Vishnu is a Hindu god who protects the universe and enacts justice. On ten occasions, Vishnu has appeared on earth in...