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. This is accomplished by internalizing the adversary within the victim’s own notion of selfhood. For instance, rape victims are often More...

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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 this 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 American More...

By rajivmalhotra On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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Stereotyping Hinduism In American Education

This essay is based on an inquiry in which I wondered why: Hindu kids and even adults in America are apologetic about their religion, generally preferring to distance themselves from it and keep quiet about it. Educational More...

By hinduismnow On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Ours is the only philosophy that we dance : In Conversation with Sonal Mansingh

There is nothing equivalent to kavya in the Abrahamic relogions. That is because liturgy is, for the most part, disconnected from the performing arts. There is no equivalent Jewish, christian or Islamic dance, epic More...

By Moksha On Saturday, November 12th, 2016
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The Angry Hindu: The New Face of Hinduism

The Hindu is angry and rightfully so. For a thousand years we have been oppressed and tortured and discriminated against – both by enemies from outside who are relentless in their ruthlessness and cunning-ness More...

By J. G. Aroraa On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Stop this shocking discrimination against Hindus

Literally, the word “secular” means worldly as against religious. Historically and politically, the term “secularism” implies separation of state and religion, and non-discrimination on grounds of religion; More...

By Moksha On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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3 Indias at War: Sensex India, Maoist India, and Bharat: Rajiv Malhotra

In order to understand India’s present dynamics, it is helpful to think of three competing forces at work internally, each with its distinct support bases and strategic ambitions. Of these forces, Sensex India More...

By Moksha On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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3 Hindu Leaders Hacked to Death By Muslim Gangs in Different Cities in Tamil Nadu in the Past Week

These three news items below look like the same news but they are not. THREE different Hindu leaders were attacked and killed in THREE different  cities in a 48 hour  period in Tamil Nadu. And these are not More...