Hinduism

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    Hinduism / Christianity Counterpoint

    An Upadesha by Bodhinatha describing the differences between Hinduism and Christianity. Good words and deeds are not enough; the experience of God breaks the cycle of samsara. A key difference ...

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    Bodhinatha Speaks at Nimbark Jayanti

    Hinduism Today publisher Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami speaks at the ceremony honoring Nimbark Jayanti at Shri Golok Dham Ashram in New Delhi, November 19, 2010. Recorded from Aastha TV. Bodhinatha draws ...

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    The Impact of R-1 Religious Worker Visa Changes Part 2

    Part 2 of 2: A presentation by Sannyasin Arumugaswami, Managing Editor of Hinduism Today, about the negative effects the proposed changes of the R-1 Visa would bring on America's Hindu ...

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    The Impact of R-1 Religious Worker Visa Changes Part 1

    Part 1 of 2: A presentation by Sannyasin Arumugaswami, Managing Editor of Hinduism Today, about the negative effects the proposed changes of the R-1 Visa would bring on America's Hindu ...

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    May 2013 News Video

    Our May 2013 new video covers event in April 2013 including: Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami's participation in a Hindu Students Association retreat in Austin and an interfaith panel in Midland, Texas; ...

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    The History of Hindu India, From Ancient Times

    The History of Hindu India (Part One) was developed by the editors of Hinduism Today magazine in collaboration with Dr. Shiva Bajpai, Professor Emeritus of History, California State University Northridge. ...

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    What Is Dharma?

    Dharma is religious patterns which when followed promote the wellbeing of the individual, the family and society. Patterns so that the soul matures and gets closer to God, closer to ...

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    Introduction to Hinduism (Part 5/5)

    Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami, publisher of Hinduism Today magazine, reads his Publisher's Desk article from the April/May/June 2009 issue. Part 5 is entitled Hinduism in Practice. Bodhinatha outlines the three main ...

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    An Invasion through Conversion Part 1

    Part 1 of 2: A video by the Dharma Raksha Samiti, Bangalore, presented here with their permission, to broaden awareness of the problem of conversion of Hindus to Christianity by ...

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    Living with Siva

    Living with Siva is the second in the series of The Master Course trilogy. The 365 daily lessons include spiritual rules "for the lion-hearted" on God, worship, marriage and family life, money, ...

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    How to Become a Hindu

    Here are true histories of individuals and families who formally entered Hinduism over the years. The tales illustrate the six steps of ethical conversion which are detailed in the book: ...

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    Introduction to Hinduism

    Hindus in the West are sometimes invited to give a talk explaining their religion at a local college, schoolroom, interfaith group or even a Christian church. Some have confided to ...

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    Hinduism & Buddhism

    Asias two spiritual titans, hinduism and Buddhism, have exerted profound influence on the planet and its people since their beginnings. They are unique in offering imperative moral direction alongside esoteric ...

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    The History of Hindu India

    This book includes the five lessons on Hindu History that are also published as individual pamphlets. ...

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    Hindu History, Chapter Five

    This Educational Insight is the fifth and final chapter in our series on Hindu history for use in US primary and secondary schools. In these few pages, we give a ...

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    Hinduisma: Agama Terunggul di Dunia

    Malay edition of the inspired talk, "Hinduism, the Greatest Religion in the World," by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami ...

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    Why Bodhinatha became a Hindu

    Bodhinatha talks about the recent symposium on Hinduism at the Pittsburgh temple. Some asked Bodhinatha why he became a Hindu. In addition to a routine response, he came up with ...

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    Origin of Karma Management

    Bodhinatha tells the story of the origin of the Karma Management seminar idea. Additionally he talks about enlightenment and dispels the common misconception that it happens instantaneously. He elaborates on ...

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    Welcome to the Jivana Ritau

    Welcome to the Jivana Ritau! Why did Gurudeva give us the three ritau system? Because he liked variety, change, for everything not to just remain the same all the time. ...

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    Introduction to "What is Hinduism?" found in Hinduism Today.

    Bodhinatha describes the new book "What is Hinduism." He explains all of the reasons behind the production of this book and gives an historical chronological history of its production. Emphasized was the ...

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    Diversity and Unity in Hinduism

    Saiva Siddhanta's dual doctrine of faith. Hinduism Today is the primary form of public service for our Mathavasis and a voice and network for Hindus of all sects. Promoting the ...

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    Hinduism is Sanatana

    Hinduism is eternal, comprehensive, complex and has a place for everyone. The truth is inside the soul. Mold and control the contents of the mind. Tat Tvam Asi -- That ...

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    The History of Hindu India, 1850 to 1947

    The History of Hindu India (Part Four) was developed by the editors of Hinduism Today magazine in collaboration with Dr. Shiva Bajpai, Professor Emeritus of History, California State University Northridge. ...

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    The History of Hindu India, 1947 to Present

    The History of Hindu India (Part Four) was developed by the editors of Hinduism Today magazine in collaboration with Dr. Shiva Bajpai, Professor Emeritus of History, California State University Northridge. ...

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    Guru's Wisdom

    Addressing the challenges facing modern Hindus, including raising children, finding time for spiritual practice, the various yogas, living dharmically, managing stress, treating work as worship, using the power of affirmation ...

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    Teachings of Hinduism

    Today Gurudeva answers a question on how to alleviate painful illness. He recommends Ayurveda, the traditional Indian medicine. He talks about karma and how it impacts our life. Finally, he ...

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    How Do We Observe Pilgrimage?

    Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami reads from Lesson 65 of the Himalayan Academy publication Path To Siva, discussing Hindu Pilgrimage ...

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    How Do We Celebrate Festivals?

    Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami reads from Lesson 64 of the Himalayan Academy publication Path To Siva, discussing Hindu festivals. ...

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    How Can We Be Strong Saivite Hindus?

    Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami reads from Lesson 67 of the Himalayan Academy publication Path To Siva, discussing how to be a strong Saivite Hindu ...

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    The Language of Meditation

    Master Course Recording. Chapter 12. Religion is the result of evolution. Are you a Hindu soul? Saivite lifestyle, Saivite thinking. Tirukural. Summa. Kanif. Become a natye. Meditation as a fine ...

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    Converting to Another Hindu Sect

    An e-devotee from New Zealand asks is it is possible and beneficial to officially convert from one sect to another within Hinduism, such as from Vaishnavism to Saivism. Gurudeva says, ...

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    Reforming a Religion

    The Editor of Jain Spirit asked Gurudeva a series of questions. Here Gurudeva responds to a question about how to reform a religion such as Hinduism or Jainism and still ...

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    A Mystical View of Sanatana Dharma - Publisher's Desk

    Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami's Publisher's Desk editorial from Hinduism Today magazine's July/August/September, 2019 Issue. "As an emanation of God, each soul has the eternal truths of Hinduism encoded within itself, available through meditation" ...

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    Greatest Religion in the World

    Here's a talk from our Guru Purnima celebrations in July from a devotee of Swami Bua who was visiting for the festival. He asked Gurudeva about a statement he had ...

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    Cooperation of Church and State

    An e-devotee from California asks about the influence of India and Hinduism on the politics of the future. Will India become the light of the world? Gurudeva explains in depth ...

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    To Bury Or Burn?

    A cyber cadet asks why some bury and others burn their dead. It often surprises people to learn that, as Gurudeva describes, the principle behind burial is the belief that ...

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    Understanding Scriptures

    Young Aditya Balachander in Texas asks Gurudeva why our Hindu scriptures are so difficult to understand. Gurudeva says that he had asked the very same question many years ago and ...

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    Searching for a Path

    A cyber cadet in Queensland Australia is questioning the ways of Western materialism an wonders where to turn. Gurudeva cautions against renouncing the world too soon. He says the first ...

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    Hindu Duty

    The question put to Gurudeva is, "What is my duty as a Hindu?" Gurudeva answerslearn your religion, practice what you have learned, and everything else will come automatically, leading you into the progressive stages of unfoldment ...

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    An Aum Tatoo

    An e-devotee who had an Aum tatoo put on now asks Gurudeva about the Aum and also wonders if the tatoo was such a good idea. Gurudeva explains some of ...

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    Women's Dress as Shown in Himalayan Academy Art

    Gurudeva has agreed to share this lively open discussion of a sensitive topic which occured in Kadavul Hindu temple about a week ago. We begin with the question from Kavita ...

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    Church and State

    Today we offer part of an impromptu talk by Gurudeva in which he discusses the issues of separation of Church and State in the context of the upcoming "Millennium World Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders" to ...

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    Today's Hinduism

    Gurudeva gives a short response to a question about how Hinduism is faring in the modern age. Is it like it was in Vedic times? ...

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    Vedanta and Siddhanta

    An e-devotee in Sri Lanka wonders about the difference between Vedanta and Siddhanta. Gurudeva explains the various meditative and worshipful aspects both and what happens when the two blend. ...

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    Hinduism is Boundless

    A European Pagan asks if one must be an Indian to be a Hindu. Gurudeva briefly but emphatically tells how Hinduism has spread past the boundaries of nation, past the ...

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    Why Did Gurudeva Choose Hinduism?

    A cyber-devotee in El Paso, Texas, asks how it is that Gurudeva came to pursue Hinduism rather than another religion. Gurudeva tells briefly about his path of first having realizations, ...

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    What Is the View of Monistic Theism?

    Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami discusses the Hindu view of Monistic Theism, which says God is transcendent and immanent, eternal and temporal, Being and becoming, Creator and created, Absolute and relative, efficient ...

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    Should Parents Teach Their Kids Religion?

    Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami presents his July/August/September, 2020, Publisher's Desk Editorial from Hinduism Today Magazine. "In a globalized world, people are questioning the need to pass their faith on to the next generation. Let's talk about that." ...

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    12 Creencias del Saivismo

    La historia moderna registra seis escuelas principales: Saiva Siddhanta, pashupatismo, Saivismo de Cachemira, Saivismo Vira, Siddha Siddhanta y Siva advaita. Las doce creencias en las pginas siguientes encarnan las convicciones ...