Opinion: Hindu Monotheism

Hindu Monotheism

By Ajay Nemade Hindu monotheism is very interesting and attractive subject. Hindu Monotheism is far different from Judaist (abrahmic) monotheism ( i.e. monotheism of Jew, Christen and Islam). It is not ideology or any dogmatism, it is just common belief of all Hindu that the God of mankind is one. As per Hindu philosophy, monotheism […]

Picture of the Week: Gau Puja

Gau Puja

One of our readers named Lalita sent this picture from Florida. This picture shows the inauguration of Gau puja, when the cow is worshiped. This is done in the Kartik month on the day after Diwali, particularly in Mathura region. The guru Haridas Shastri Maharaj who is the president of our Gauseva is opening the […]

Hinduism and Christianity

Yogi Baba Prem Yogacharya

By Yogi Baba Prem Yogacharya, Veda Visharada There has been a growing tendency amongst practitioners of Hinduism and globally amongst people to say that in essence all the religions are the same.  But is this the reality? To answer this question, one must examine key teachings within each of the systems and see exactly how […]

Working Towards Becoming a Brahman v2.0

Sri Adi Shankaracharya

asato ma sadgamaya | Lead me from the asat to the sat. tamaso ma jyotirgamaya | Lead me from darkness to light. mrtyorma amrtam gamaya | Lead me from death to immortality (Brhadaranyaka Upanishad – I.iii.28) Introduction I remember being a child and hearing narrations of how Brahmarishi Vishwamitra (formerly known as a warrior named […]

The Difference Between Monotheism and Polytheism?

polytheism is the nature of the world

By Ajay Nemade Most intellectuals refer Hinduism as Polytheism and not monotheism. But do most of them know the difference between monotheism and polytheism. What is the difference between Monotheism and Polytheism? Suppose Electricity is God which is unseen and formless. Electricity runs through bulb, tube, fan, air conditioner, computer etc. One monotheist says bulb is […]

The Untold Story of Pakistani Hindu Refugees (Video)

Pakistani hindu refugee in India

Due to the tragic state of Hindus living in Muslim majority Pakistan, there are more and more hindus trying to seek refuge in neighboring India. However, due to many political influences the Indian administration has not fully given these hindus refugee status. Over the years there have been thousands of cases around the kidnappings, rape, […]

Did India (Hindustan) Benefit from the British Raj?

British Raj Flag

The idea that British rule in India was a force for good is not uncommon in Britain and even in certain sections of westernised Indian elite. Read right-of-centre British newspapers and you will regularly find articles and columns that glorify Britain’s colonial past, giving the impression that Britain was spreading the light of Western Civilisation […]

Why is Kali dancing on Lord Shiva?!

Goddess Kali dancing on Lord Shiva

Kali is one of the best known, but poorly understood forms of the Goddess. She is dark destructive and terrible in image. She is allied to the forces of death and destruction. The most common image of Kali shows her dancing on Shiva. This article aims to give an insight into Hinduism’s use of such […]