Happy Diwali… Good will always prevail over the Evil – Light will always defeat the Darkness
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Happy Diwali… Good will always prevail over the Evil – Light will always defeat the Darkness

Happy Diwali… Good will always prevail over the Evil – Light will always defeat the Darkness   Wishing you all a very happy and prosperous Deepawali or Diwali whichever way you find it comfortable to pronounce. May your life gets brighten up with all the happiness that you may desire… Here in India, festivals are … Continue reading

Hindu Scriptures  (Part e) Ramayana: Some Interesting Questions about Hinduism…
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Hindu Scriptures (Part e) Ramayana: Some Interesting Questions about Hinduism…

Some Interesting Questions about  Hinduism… (Part 6e)  Post Vedic Scriptures (Smriti ‘Remembrance’ scriptures): Ramayana The scriptures that appeared after the Vedas and Upnishads fall under the category of smriti ‘remembrance’. Smriti literature includes Puranas, historical epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata, Agamas,  Darshanas and Dharmashastras (law books) The Ramayana is certainly one of the world’s oldest … Continue reading

Hindu Scriptures  (Part b) Puranas : Some Interesting Questions about Hinduism…
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Hindu Scriptures (Part b) Puranas : Some Interesting Questions about Hinduism…

Some Interesting Questions about  Hinduism… Hindu Scriptures (Part 6b) Puranas  Post Vedic Scriptures (Smriti ‘Remembrance’ scriptures) The scriptures that appeared after the Vedas and Upnishads fall under the category of smriti ‘remembrance’. Smriti literature includes Puranas, historical epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata, Agamas, Darshanas and Dharmashastras (law books) Puranas The Puranas are post-Vedic texts which … Continue reading

Gods and Goddesses; their families, friends and foes… Some Interesting Questions about  Hinduism (Part 5)
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Gods and Goddesses; their families, friends and foes… Some Interesting Questions about Hinduism (Part 5)

Some Interesting Questions about  Hinduism… (Part 5) Gods and Goddesses; their families, friends and foes It is said that there are more than 330 million Gods/Goddesses in Hinduism, it has become a general perception specially among the non-Hindus. Which may indicate that Hinduism is essentially a pluralistic religion based on a philosophical thought/ Dharma. Some expert … Continue reading

Being Hindu : Some Interesting Questions about  Hinduism… (Part 2)
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Being Hindu : Some Interesting Questions about Hinduism… (Part 2)

Some Interesting Questions about  Hinduism… (Part 2) Being ‘Hindu‘ Swami Vivekananda said “Hindu religion does not consist in struggles and attempts to believe a certain doctrine or dogma, but in realizing not in believing, but in being and becoming.” Mahatma Gandhi said “If I were asked to define the Hindu creed, I should simply say: … Continue reading

Uttarakhand : Where even Gods took shelter…
Photography : Nature and beyond

Uttarakhand : Where even Gods took shelter…

Uttarakhand : Where even Gods took shelter… Another Journey into Uttarakhand – Nainital, Almorah, Pithoragarh… I guess, the natural beauty of the Himalyan mountains is closet to our imagination of Heaven, that’s why  it finds such a important place in Indian mythologies, the God’s stay there (Shiva at Kailash), Rishi-Muni carry out their yoga/meditation here and … Continue reading

Art Divine: Sacred Hindu History in Pop Art style illustrations by Sanjay Patel of Pixar Studio
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Art Divine: Sacred Hindu History in Pop Art style illustrations by Sanjay Patel of Pixar Studio

Art Divine Hindu Sacred History in Pop Art style illustrations by Sanjay Patel of Pixar Studio If Pixar decides to make a movie based on Indian Mythologies, probably this is how people outside India   and those not familiar with sacred hindu history & Hindu religion will visualize the Indian God & Goddess. Vishnu, Ganesha, Kali, Shiva, Durga, Krishna, … Continue reading