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Guru Purnima Meditation

Guru Purnima is a Day for Reflection, a day to meditate upon not only the meaning and the inner significance of both Guru and Purnima, but also to offer our gratitude to all those who have inspired and guided us along the path. We all are familiar with the following opening verse of the Guru …

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Samskriti, Sanskrit and Indonesia

“(… the archeological evidence) confirms the origin of Civilisation and even of humanity itself in the Indies….that is, India and Indonesia…” Prof. Arysio Nunes dos Santos in “Atlantis, the Lost Continent Finally Found” To date, “Sanskrit in Indonesia” by Dr. J. Gonda, Professor of Sanskrit and Indonesia Linguistics, Utrecht (Holland) remains one of the most …

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Yoga beyond the Boundaries of Bharat

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana (1863-1952) Philosopher, Essayst, Poet and Novelist Empires, Entire Nations and Civilizations have fallen from grace, disintegrated, fragmented and turned to dust because of this very reason. Many of them are totally forgotten, as if they never existed… Indeed, those who do not remember history are forgotten …

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Hindu Dharma: Surviving and Thriving!

Numbers Interest Mathematicians, politicians, traders, and the like. Whereas, ideas matter more to the scholars, intellectuals, philosophers, and their tribes. Now, Dharma is neither about numbers, nor about ideas. Dharma does not depend upon numbers. Kauravas and their supporters outnumbered the Pandavas and their resources, yet they lost the war, because they did not abide …

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Hindu-“ism” under Attack

There is a Great Discussion going on if Hindus and Hinduism are under attack, under siege, whether the very existence of Hindus and Hinduism is under some kind of threat – or, whether such fears are unfounded. The fear is certainly not unfounded, I repeat “not unfounded”, if we are referring to the Hindu outlook …

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Redefining Hindu Dharma

“If You are Not with Us, You are Against Us…” Do we remember these lines by a seasoned politician? How did we react then? I remember meeting someone “big” in India, and he was, then, very clear in his mind: This is not the way our Hindu mind works. A Hindu shall never ever say …

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Dharma Servants vs Pseudo Saviors

Those who talk about Hindu-“ism” and connect its future with external conditions are actually degrading the Hindu Dharma. They have not understood the meaning, the power, and the strength of Dharma. They have no inkling whatsoever of what Dharma Force is. First and foremost, we must always remember that Sanatana Hindu Dharma is not an …

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The Hindu Mind

The Hindu Mind is, perhaps, the only mind that does not put itself on the highmost pedestal and claims to be the highest. It is willing to accept the possibility of higher minds, indeed, a myriad of higher minds. Thus, a Hindu accepts the possibility of not just one God, but a myriad of Gods …

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