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  • Saint
    Lifepath Guides, Our Sages and Their Sermons ~ ye devanam ~
    Recitation of Benediction - *Swastivachanam* 8~ ye devanam yajniya yajniyanam manoryajatra amrta rtajnah, teno rasantamurugayamadya yuyam pata svastibhih sada nah. ~-Rigved 7/35/15ye - whodevanam - amongst the learnedyajniyah - reveredyajniyanam -...
  • Arjuna and Neo share similar challenges
    Review: Living the Matrix
    Gadadhara Pandit Dasa is the first Hindu to be part of the campus ministry at Columbia University through the Union Theological Seminary. Pandit gave a lecture on Feb. 14, 2014 at Yoga on High in Columbus. The goal of the lecture was to relate...
  • The Hindus: An Alternative History cover
    Penguin India removes controversial book "The Hindus" from circulation
    The right to free speech is an internationally recognized concept that has a diverse definition within the borders of various countries. Yesterday, Penguin India sparked international outcry concerning Wendy Doniger’s book The Hindus: An...
  • EK
    DC Independent Film Festival: EK (short), review
    EK is the grim encounter of two persons who question each other's religions and react accordingly. The film's producer, Romi Mehta, told Star Week "There are a lot of flicks made on the Hindu-Muslin riots but the concept of this film...
  • The Promised Messiah Mirza ghulam Ahmad a.s
    Ahmadiyya Muslim Community claims that the Messiah has come
    Islam is an Arabic word which means peace but whenever one wishes to speak about Islam as a religion of peace, the questionnaturally springs to mind that whereas there are so many religions in the world suchas Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism,...
  • Rangoli of Lights
    Diwali! Celebrate the light after darkness
    Diwali or Deepavali is the great Festival of Lights in the Hindu calendar. It celebrates the return of Lord Rama after a long absence and exile from his family as well as the killing of demonic forces by Krishna. Jains commemorate the...
  • Meet Swami Achuthananda, author of Many Many Many Gods of Hinduism
    Many Many Many Gods of Hinduism Reviewed By Norm Goldman of Bookpleasures.com
    Author: Swami AchuthanandaPublisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformsISBN: 1481825526: ISBN-13: 9781481825528There may not be the same curiosity for Westerners concerning Hinduism compared to such religions as Christianity or Islam,...
  • Path of the Sun and the Moon   ~ Swasti panthamanu ~
    Path of the Sun and the Moon ~ Swasti panthamanu ~
    Recitation of Benediction - *Swastivachanam* 7svasti panthamanu charema suryachandramasaviva, punardadataghnata janata sangamemahi-Rigved 5/5/15svasti - happinesspantham - the path ofanuchare - may we followsurya - sunchandramasav - mooniva -...
  • Ganesha
    Ganesha the deity
    Ganesha, the popular elephant-headed deity, is known as the Remover of Obstacles and Lord of Beginnings (Genesis). Ganesha is a member of the "divine family" that also comprises his step-father Shiva, his mother Parvati and his brother...
  • At least 89 killed in stampede in India
    At least 89 killed in stampede in India
    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 Indian news media estimates,...
  • Saturday: Interfaith celebration day for Ahimsa (nonviolence)
    Saturday: Interfaith celebration day for Ahimsa (nonviolence)
    Ahimsa is a Sanskrit term for nonviolence (literally, "do not injure"). A foundational concept in Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism, ahimsa is based on the premise that all living beings share the samedivine spiritual energy. Since all...
  • Svasti
    Spiritual, Worldly and Supernatural Welfare for All ~ svasti mitravaruna ~
    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 -...
  • Yoga news: public school yoga with Kermit the frog
    Yoga news: public school yoga with Kermit the frog
    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...
  • Rakhi
    Raksha Bandhan
    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 of Shravan. This year...
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi: Peaceful warrior
    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 the...