Making Peace With The Imperfections of Your Existence This essay
reflects the wisdom of the Upanishads about idealism and realism, and
treating the opposites and the dualities of life with sameness, as you
pursue your ideals and values.
The Origin And Development Of Karma Doctrine In Hinduism The purpose
of this essays is to explain you some of the earliest Vedic beliefs
and concepts associated with the doctrine of karma and how they developed
into our current knowledge of the law of karma in Hinduism.
Birth and Conception in Hinduism The Essays explains the process
of birth and rebirth according to the Upanishads, and the role of mother,
father and their sexual union in the conception of beings and rebirth
of the souls.
The Twelve Manifestations of Brahman The Essay describes twelve
most important and highest manifestations of Brahman, the highest God,
and their significance in Hinduism
The Ten Manifestations Of Sattva Sattva is the purest among the
triple gunas of Natute. This essay explains how sattva manifests in
human behavior, thinking and attitud
The Ten Main Duties (dharmas) in Hinduism This essay graphically
explains why duties are important in Hinduism, and the ten main duties
or dharmas of a Hindu
Ten Distinguishing Features Of Hinduism Find the ten most distinguishing
features of Hinduism such as Atman, Brahman, gods and goddesses, literature,
karma, rebirth, and liberation
Yin and Yang, and the Hindu Connection This essay explains the possible
historical origin and connection between the Yin and Yang principles
of Chinese culture and the Linga and Yoni symbolism of Hinduism
The Mind and The Illusion of Reality The Vedanta perspective on
the illusion of reality in our perceptions and how to cultivate the
vision of a seer to see things clearly without the delusions and modifications
of the mind
The Meaning And Significance Of Swastika In Hinduism Find out the
different meanings of Swasti and Swastika (svastika) in Sanskrit and
their importance in the ritual and spiritual practices of Hinduism
The Origin and Significance of the Epic Mahabharata This essay explains
how the epic Mahabharata was composed, its historic significance, why
it is considered greater than the Vedas, and why it is called the Mahabharata
instead of Bharata
Letting your God live in You - The True Essence of the Hindu Way of
Life The importance of internalizing your religious beliefs
and spiritual values and letting God and religion live in you and through
you is essence of the Hindu way of life
Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs From The Perspective Of Hinduism A Cultural
Path To Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs and a comparative analysis of Maslow
theory of motivation with the four aims of human life as prescribed
Significance of Happiness in Hinduism: About happiness as a way
of life in Hinduism, with special reference to achieving physical, mental
and spiritual happiness here and hereafter
The Origin and Character of Hindu Drama About the origin, construction,
and history of Hindu Dramas in ancient India with special reference
to famous Sanskrit plays, literary compositions, and playwrights such
as Kalidasa, Bhavabhuti, and Vishakadatta
Why Hinduism is a Preferred Choice for Educated Hindus The author
presents four important reasons why many educated Hindus are devout
Hindus and why they prefer Hinduism
The Construction of Hinduism The construction of Hinduism in colonial
times and how the false narratives effected our understanding of its
beliefs and practices
Three Myths about Hinduism: Three important myths people entertain
about Hindus and Hinduism, namely tolerance, vegetarianism, and non-violence.
Does the Bhagavadgita Teach Violence?: The essay examines whether
the Bhagavadgita teaches violence. This is part of the Wisdom of the
Bhagavadgita Series, presented by Jayaram V for Hinduwebsite.com
Significance of Death in Hinduism: About the ritual and spiritual
significance of death in Hinduism, the hidden purpose of Vedic rituals
and spiritual practices, and symbolism of death in the beliefs and practices
Who Am I? About the difficulties in establishing self-identity,
the nature of your existential self, and how you may explore your consciousness
to know certain vital aspects about yourself
Self-knowledge, Difficulties in Knowing Yourself The author explains
Upanishadic perspective on the barriers to self-knowledge in the journey
of self-discovery and how one can cultivate the seeing of the Seer.
Lessons from the Dance of Kali, the Mother Nature About symbolism
of Mother Nature as Kali in Hinduism and what lessons we can learn from
the creative and destructive functions of Nature
Hinduism and Diversity About the diverse nature of Hinduism which
sets it apart from other world religions, and how diversity is reflected
in the theory and practice of Hinduism
Jihad - War in the Name of Love About love jihad, and how radical
Muslims are using the weapon of love to convert Hindu women
The Wisdom of the Bhagavadgita, Day 35: The Bhagavadgita on why
discretion is important in life and how to cultivate it.
Creation in Hinduism As a Transformative Evolutionary Process: Find
answers to the role of God and Nature in creation according to creation
theories in Hinduism and whether Hinduism believes in evolution and
Devotion and Meditation in Hinduism: Find out the unique aspects
of meditation and devotion in the ritual and spiritual practices of
Hinduism according to different schools of philosophy.
Siddhas: About the meaning, origin and history of the siddha tradition
(siddha sampradayam) in Hinduism, and Buddhism
Appreciating Diversity in Daily Life: The essay is about the practical
implications of the practice of the Jain theory known as Anekantavada
or Syadavada in daily life.
Hinduism and Conversions: This essay deals with conversion of Hindus
by Christian missionaries, attitude of Christianity and Vatican towards
Hinduism and other religions, the methods used by missionaries in India
to convert Hindus, and facts and politics about Christian missions
Objective Concentration Techniques This essay describes five powerful
techniques to gain control over your mind and emotions and experience
peace, insight, mastery, stability and creativity
Suppression of Thugs in British India This article explains how
the thugs were suppressed by the British
Mahatma Gandhi on Swadeshi, Hinduism and Conversions Find out what
Gandhi said about Swadeshi, its relevance to Hinduism and what he felt
about religious conversions by Christian missionaries
The Early History of Madras (Chennai) The finding of the city of
Madras (Chennai) in the 17th Century and life under the British Rule.
Slavery in British India The article presents a historical account
of Slavery and the Slave Trade in India during the early British occupation
and how the Mughals stopped it
How to Deal With Unpleasant Situations This essays explores strategies
and approaches to deal with difficult and unpleasant situations.
Healing Your Consciousness - Advanced Self-healing Techniques In
this essays, the author suggests an integrated approach to self-healing
which will eventually lead to the liberation of the soul, peace and
How to Avoid Stereotyping People The mental habit of stereotyping
people and how to avoid stereotype thinking and behavior in your dealings
Help - How to cope with suicidal feelings? This essay examines the
reasons why people commit suicide, its implications to society, how
to cope with suicidal thoughts and how you may prevent suicide by helping
people who suffer from suicidal thoughts.
The Interest of European Scientists in Indian Calendar and Chronology
This essay by an eminent historian examines the influence of Indian
chronology, Cosmology, astronomy, mathematics and other sciences upon
the European scientists of 16th-19th centuries.
Advaita For Practical People What can you learn from Advaita, and
how a practical person can understand and approach the subject
The Role of Archakas, Temple Priests, in Hinduism The roles, duties
and responsibilities of temples priests, known traditionally as archakas,
or yajakas, in Hinduism.
The Wisdom of the Bhagavadgita, Day 33 The Universe as an information
system, and the purpose of consciousness. A look into the recent researches
Five Great Thoughts That Can Change Your Life Five great thoughts
that can potentially transform your thinking and attitude and change
your life and destiny
How to Manage Worldly Success This essays expalins how to manage
worldly success and why you should pursue both spiritual and material
Why is Life Such a Struggle? Why is life such a struggle? Why do
you face problems and resistance when you want to achieve or change
something? Understand the forces that shape your life and influence
your thoughts and actions.
Are You a Secular Person? Should You Be? What is the true meaning
of the word secular and the true definition of the word secularism?
Finding Happiness In The Simple Pleasures Of Life Five simple positive
affirmations to increase your happiness from the simple pleasures of
your daily life.
Simple Miracles of Yoga Experience the immediate and miraculous
benefits of yoga practice with these simple meditation techniques.
How to Solve Problems With Spiritual Help? This essays explains
how to seek spiritual help to solve complex problems that defy rational
Bollywood Seculars and their Hidden Agenda Why certain Bollywood
people want to harp on Secularism during elections time? What is their
Is Enlightenment the Right Word for Spiritual Liberation? Is the
world enlightenment adequately describes the state of liberation? Find
Little Known Health Facts Find five not so well known facts about
your physical and mental health
Hinduism and Judaism A comparative study of Hinduism and Judaism,
persecution and discrimination of Hindus and Jews in history.
Symbolism of Snakes in Hinduism Snake symbolism is very complex
in Hinduism. The Snake (naga) symbolizes many energies, deities and
objects. This is a pictorial representation of Snake symbolism in Hinduism.
Please Come Back to Earth and Be Here Why pursuing ideals, ideologies
and idealism is not good enough, why they do not solve our problems
or improve our circumstances, and why we need a different approach.
Being alone and Feeling Lonely Loneliness is a major social problem.
This article provides suggestion to deal with the problem.
How Should We Deal with Our Bad Memories? How do we manage our memory
to remember the good things and forget the bad. Is it possible to eliminate
bad memories and the suffering arising from them?
Ten Teachings of the Buddha From the Dhammapada Ten teachings of
the Buddha taken from the Buddhist text the Dhammapada, with explanatory
Wendy Doniger - Lies and Distortions This page is dedicated to analyze
the distortions and misinterpretations which Wendy Doniger of Chicago
University used in her book the Hindus, an alternate history.
The True Meaning of Prakriti in Hinduism An examination of the true
meaning of Nature, Prakriti, Maya and Illusion in Hinduism and why artifiicial
intelligence may not be artificial but natural.
Thinking Outside the Box What thinking outside the box actually
means and its implications in your life, thinking and behavior, with
reference to karma, truth and your mental state
- The Hindu Festival About the Hindu festival of Navaratri, Ramalila,
or Vijayadasami, how it is celebrated in various parts of India and
why for nine days.
to Find Original Content For Your Blog or Website A few ideas about
writing for blogs and websites and using original content rather than
duplicate content, how you can do it creatively and find your own niche
Hindu Society Cotemporary Problems An analysis of the problems faced
by contemporary Hindu society in India and how they will influence the
future of Hinduism.
Hinduism Take Over Christianity? An examination of the moral and
ethical influence of major world religions upon the people of the world
and whether Hinduism will ever overtake Christianity
Why Older Workers Find It Difficult to Get a Job? Reasons for long-term
unemployment among older workers, and why joblessness is on the increase
among seniors and older people above fifty
Why do battered women prefer to stay? This essays briefly examines
the primary reasons why battered women in many cultures prefer to stay
with their abusive husbands, or batterers rather than leave them
of the Bhgavadgita, Main Page The Wisdom of the Bhagavadgita is
presented at Hinduwebsite.com on daily basis by Jayaram V, in which
he explains the truths, concepts and philosophy hidden in the scripture
Wisdom of the Upanishads, Main Page The Wisdom of the Upanishads
is presented at Hinduwebsite.com on daily basis by Jayaram V. This section
contain important concepts and secrets of the Upanishads.
Thus I Have Heard Once - Buddhism An explanation about the Buddhist
tradition of using the expression, Thus I have once heard, in the Buddhist
Sutras, such as Diamond Sutra, Heart Sutra, Lotus Sutra etc.