What is big deal about The Upanishads? How are they different from the books of other religions?

Let us face it. Most Hindus have never read the Upanishads. They know that they are sacred and good and all that.. but have never read a single line of the Vedas or the Upanishads. Many can’t even name the major Upanishads (me including not so long ago). And yet the Upanishads form the core of Hinduism. All Hindu sampradayas (religions) More...

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By Moksha On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Difference between Christianity & Hinduism: Repent, You’re a Sinner vs. Awaken! You’re Divine!

The difference between Christianity and Hinduism, as told by Swaroopapriya, a woman who was raised Catholic, but chose to live the life of a Hindu brahmacharini. She says “There’s a prevalent myth More...

By MaMayatita On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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Is Euthanasia Condoned? – Views on Hinduism

“Mercy killing”, euthanasia, is not encouraged and supported in Vedic Tradition.  In any form, saying “NO” to life is not encouraged.” THE SCRIPTURAL REFERENCE: Third verse of Ishavasya Upanishad: असुर्या More...

By Moksha On Monday, October 5th, 2015
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The Reason Why Hindus Pour Milk on Deities When Children are Starving around the World?

Fake Guilt Campaigns Against Hindu Beliefs One of the constant criticisms by  fanatical atheists and western religions – and by secularized brainwashed Hindus – is that Hindus “waste” More...

By Moksha On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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What is Wrong with Money? And How to Make Tons of it…

Interesting take on wealth and the Hindu way of abundance vs the western way of scarcity from this article..   Anyone who has looked at currency notes closely would have observed two types of notes. The More...

By Moksha On Friday, July 3rd, 2015
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Now that Yoga Day is Over, Let us Understand What Yoga Really is

1. Yoga is not just Postures Asana is just one of the 8 limbs (ashta: eight, anga: limbs) of the science of Yoga. This has been stressed enough by most people and many of us have heard of this by now. The 8 More...

By Moksha On Friday, July 3rd, 2015
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Hinduism’s Answer to Greece’s Crisis

Amit Shah, the president of the BJP party, rightly said that “Hinduism has solutions to all the problems in the world..”. Immediately a bunch of anti Hindu, anti national forces have started screaming More...

By Moksha On Saturday, June 27th, 2015
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Hinduism on Gender Identity and Homosexuality

The recent ruling by the US Supreme court legitimizing Gay and Lesbian marriages has been criticized by the Christian Church and conservatives. Hinduism on the other hand has always held a very liberal view More...

By Moksha On Sunday, May 10th, 2015
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Can we Open-Source Religion?

  Most people like some aspects of their religion but not the entire package. They say “I am ok with loving my neighbour” (platonically of course). But I refuse to accept that the universe was More...

By Moksha On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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5 Things that make Hinduism Hinduism

The vastness of Hinduism has long stumped the western historians and theologians with their limited exposure to India and linear modes of thinking. Consequently us Indians who have drunk the western cool-aid More...