American Couple Bike Through ISIS Territory to Prove ‘Humans Are Kind’ and Gets Killed: New York Times

American Biker Couple Who Set Out to Show Humanuty Cruelly Killed by the ISIS Aug. 7, 2018 “I don’t buy it. Evil is a make-believe concept we’ve invented to deal with the complexities of fellow humans holding values and beliefs and perspectives different than our own … By and large, humans are kind. Self-interested sometimes, myopic sometimes, More...

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By Moksha On Monday, December 25th, 2017
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How movies embraced Hinduism (without you even noticing) : The Guardian

The idea that propels the plots is that there is a universal super-consciousness that transcends time and space, and in which all human life is connected – has been around for about 3,000 years. It is Vedic.   When 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 More...

By Moksha On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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Please Sign this Petition: The Future of Hinduism Depends on it

Background: Over the past centuries starting with Max Muller, the study of Sanskrit has migrated to the west and little Sanskrit study is done in India by Indians. This has been, according to Rajiv Malhotra, More...

By Moksha On Sunday, January 17th, 2016
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President Obama has an Idol of Lord Hanuman to Bring him Luck

First it was Mark Zuckerberg who faced the backlash from Adarsh liberals when he told how a visit to Karori Baba’s ashram had helped him guide Facebook through a difficult phase. Earlier, another tech More...

By Moksha On Saturday, July 4th, 2015
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On Separating Hinduism and India

Why is it dangerous to separate India and Hinduism?  Because that is exactly the divide and conquer policy of the British that got us to this state in the first place. Playing people against each other. The 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 Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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The War on Yoga: And So It Begins..

I have noticed, recently a concerted surge in the attacks against Yoga. Many old false stories against yoga are a being dug up and new ones are being created. Slowly different people from around More...

By admin On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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(Humor) Do No Evil: Celebrate Halloween without Costumes and Candies!

Children who are planning to splurge on Halloween this year, do remember that the costumes you wear are made by some slave child in Bangladesh who hasn't eaten for 2 days. The candies you eat are brought More...

By Moksha On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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President of the US Obama Extends Warmest Wishes for Diwali

I want to wish a Happy Diwali to all those who are celebrating the festival of lights here in the United States and around the world.  For Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists, lighting the lamp—the diya—is More...