Hinduism

Women and Hinduism

The participation (or roles) of women in Hinduism provides a fascinating study of one of the oldest religions. The Aryans, who settled northwest India, brought their patriarchal and family-oriented religion …

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Fasting in Hinduism

Like Buddhism, fasting is a very important part of Hinduism. How fasting is observed will differ from one person to another, depending on beliefs and customs. One person will have …

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Sanatana Dharma

I was born to a Hindu family but was never taught the basic principles of Hinduism. Everything I have learned about the Hindu religion comes from reading about the language …

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Bhajans Hinduism Ashram

I find being Hindu or Hinduism as more a way of life than a religion. Hinduism teaches a non-violent approach in life, respect for elders, going forward by looking backwards …

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Diwali When and What It Is

Diwali, the words come from Sanskrit Deepawali’, meaning rows of lights’ are celebrated on the Amavasya or the no moon day in the Hindu month of Kartik (October – November). …

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Vedic Karmic Yoga

Vedic Karmic yoga or Karma yoga focuses on enabling you to regulate your mind, and through the mind to regulate all the actions you take in your daily life. This …

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Celebrating Diwali

The celebration of Diwali lasts six days, beginning on the 12th day of the month of Kartik (as per the North Indian lunar calendar). The day before Diwali, in order …

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Reincarnation in Hinduism

Hindus support the belief that when a person dies physically his Atma (soul?)lives on and either takes on a new body or achieves freedom from this round of births and …

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The Festival of Holi

Holi, the festival of colors is the most fun-filled festival of the Hindus. It’s an occasion that brings with it lots of joy and fun, music and dance and of …

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Does Hinduism need to be Reformed

Hinduism’s Last Change To Reform “Hinduism”, the name given to the practitioners of Indo-Aryans’ Vedic Religion, also called as “Sanatan Dharm”, is today stagnating in a fast-moving geo-cultural world where …

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What is Hare Krishna?

What is the Philosophy of the Hare Krishna Movement? The Hare Krishna Movement or The Hare Krishnas are followers of a Bengali spiritual leader, AC Bhaktivedanta Srila Prabhupada, who came …

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Forms of Indian Religions

Hinduism is an old, old religion having its origins sometime around 32,000 BC; Sikhism, in comparison, is new, coming into existence during times 1469-1538 AD. Hinduism seeks to make sense …

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