Sastra Praman, Apta Pramana and Atma Pramana: A Dialogue between Swami Nithyananda and Rajiv Malhotra

Swami Nithyananda: Basically, Veda and Āgamas are considered as Śāstra Pramāṇa. It is non-controversial. Anyone who is the follower of Sanatana Hindu Dharma, accepting the superiority, authority of the Vedagamas is the basic thing. And masters who accept the authority of the Vedagamas only can be called as Aptas. Anyone and everyone cannot More...

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By hinduismnow On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Indian Thought Is Not Understood In America

I was quite shocked when I discovered that Indian philosophy is not being addressed properly in American universities. In fact, only two American universities offer a doctorate in Indian philosophy. In general, More...

By Moksha On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Compassion International, Largest Christian NGO Donor, to Shut Down India Operations

Modi’s crackdown on illegal NGOs peddling pictures of poverty in order to fund their nefarious motives of conversion to Christianity seems to have paid off. This move to Quit India by “Compassion” More...

By Moksha On Sunday, January 29th, 2017
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I am a Bhakt and I am proud of it

Sometimes we have to live with the names others give us.  It is what we make of it that matters. The word Hindu for instance was given by outsiders to people living in this region. However, it has become a More...

By Moksha On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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The Story of Manu Needhi Cholan and The Vedic Roots of Tamil Nadu

This statue of “Manu Needhi Konda Cholan” (Meaning: The Chola who upheld the Law of Manu) adorns the premises High Court of Tamil Nadu in Chennai. The King is famous for his integrity to the law. More...

By hinduismnow On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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The American Guilt Syndrome

The subconscious mind of a victim of heinous crime often responds to the trauma by developing a Victim’s Guilt Syndrome, which is a psychological defense mechanism to stop having to deal with an external adversary. More...

By rajivmalhotra On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Should we support “LIBERAL” Muslims?

I am responding to numerous requests to give my views on Tarek Fatah. I want to first examine Benazir Bhutto and Fareed Zakaria, both well-known liberal Muslims. This gives insights into other liberal Muslims. Bhutto More...

By satchitananda On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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The confused Modern Hindu

A proper diagnosis is essential for a correct prognosis and treatment. Swami Chinmayananda reinterpreted this ailment afflicting the Hindu masses as the Arjuna disease.  A few years after this initial prognosis, More...

By hinduismnow On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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The Asymmetric Dialog Of Civilizations

The History In contrast with the clash of civilizations now being popularized, I would much rather propose a dialog among them. But what are the historical reasons for lack of this dialog, and what prevents More...

By hinduismnow On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Yoga: Freedom From History

When I first moved to the United States 4 decades ago, I was struck by the efforts made by individuals, civic societies and the American government to instill in Americans a strong historical identity. Secular More...