Tag: Hindu Culture

Boris Johnson at Swaminarayan temple, London
UK PM Boris Johnson & Home Secretary seek blessings of Swaminarayan Saints ahead of Elections
In the wake of recent rapes and other heinous crimes committed against women, Hindu activists of Agniveer have launched a 24x7 helpline for women in Ghaziabad. Along with Gau seva helpline, this helpline now also serves to help women caught in an untoward situation. In many cases of crimes against women, especially Hindu women,...
Nowadays, there is a lot of confusion around who can be a Guru. The word "guru" has lost its sanctity and any and every subject expert is called a guru. Worse, all sorts of motivational speakers, public personalities are now called gurus. Added to this, there is a new brand of spiritual leaders, who claim to be...
It is important to stop donating money to Hindu temples in the Hundis, to shift the economics of a Hindu temple. As of now, Hindu temples are under government control, and are used as piggy banks by the government to fund any campaign, budget or activity: for eg, Haj subsidies, minority education in Madarsas, Church etc.

Who is an Asura?

who is an asura?
Every struggle, every battle is both inside & outside. Whenever Adharma attacks, stand even TALLER with your dharma. If you ditch your dharma in troubled waters, it's just lip service. Unless Hindus become more Dharmic, asuras will keep attacking us bcz that's what asuras do! It's the basic nature of an asura...
Why should you learn Sanskrit? Sanskrit is the "Deva bhasha." It was created for the transmission, not just communication of higher truths and experiences of life. It creates vibrations which can give you a higher experience. It also rewires your brain, so your logic becomes more mature. It has many subtleties which can't be communicated in other...
If you have ever, by error, run a google search on Swami Nithyananda, you will be aware of how much the mainstream media loves to hate him. If you are intelligent and observant, you will also note that everything the mainstream media (including the supposedly "right wing" Republic tv) says is a lie, shouted at a high...
900 Year Old Hindu Temple Demolished
The Puri administration is tearing down many structures, including ancient Mathas, within 75-metre distance of the Jagannath temple walls in the name of development. Some of these Hindu religious institutions date back to hundreds of years. One of them is the 900 year old Emmar Matha, established by none other than Sri Ramanujacharya himself.
Kanwar yatra
Every year in the month of July, the country's elite, especially those residing in Delhi, get extremely disturbed. July coincides with the Hindu month of saavan or shrawan, and brings with it Kanwariyas, crores of them, thronging the streets. The likes of 'senior journalists' like Arathi Jerath, are forced to pose the question 'Kanwar Yatra: Spiritualism or...
Greeting the Hindu way
Jai Ram Ji Ki While at a layover at Abu Dhabi airport, on my way home to Patna, I was sitting around a group of women. They were chatting up with a man in Bangla, a language spoken in the state of West Bengal in India and in the Islamic republic of Bangladesh. They...
Hindu is a minority
It is a myth that Hindus are in majority. It is an even bigger myth that Hindus are denigrating other religious sects…and an even bigger myth that Hindus get everything on a silver platter from the government. But first let us identify who are really Hindus now, and who are not. Else it is...
What happens to those who abuse Gurus
Many Hindus and anti-Hindus are caught in the web of thinking that the best way to prove their modernism and "open mindedness" is by abusing Hindu gurus, acharyas, rishis and Vedic heritage. Some declare themselves to be Hindus and do this, and some declare themselves to be atheists, irreligious etc. But the fact remains, that adharmics of all types...
In Hinduism, music, dance, arts, everything has a purpose - the purpose is to realize your higher Self or consciousness. The more time you spend in doing something creative which reminds you of your ishta, the more tuned you are to your own divinity and remember that you are that - that you are consciousness. Indian...