Hinduism is a Way of Life All true religions have good in them. I have learnt a little about Hinduism. I would like to share this with you. Not a religion First of all, Hinduism is not a religion. It is a fusion of traditions and cultures of India. It is “Sanatana Dharma”, Eternal Righteous Way […]
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The three important aspects of Indian Spiritual Practices are : Learning, Contemplation on what has been learnt, and Sincerely and Earnestly applying the theoretical and analytical knowledge into practice. Once established in Perfect Peace, to kindle it once in a while and trimming the wick is also included the third aspect. Learning, Contemplation and Deep Practice are in Sanskrit : Sravanam, Mananam and Niddithyaasanam. In this category, those of us who need it, we learn from the knowledge derived from the teachings and guidance of Great Sages.
Injustice ? Blame it on God ? Sometimes there is injustice in this world. For no reason, people treat us badly. Or an event happens that does not make sense. Or a terrible tragedy occurs. We ask ourselves, “Why? Why did this happen to me? I didn’t do anything wrong. It wasn’t my fault this time.” […]
Forgive us our trespasses By Swami Prabhavananda “And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.” A Hindu or a Buddhist would read the “debts” in this passage as the debts of Karma. The word Karma stands for a mental or physical act and its consequences. Any thought we think, any action we perform […]
God : With Form or Without Form? The Attributeless Being is the Highest Reality. So should we worship God only this way, or is it okay to worship God with a Form and Name? There are so many Gods and Goddesses, Forms, Names and Symbols and Attributes. Why? These baffling questions are probably raised in […]
Pondering on Words of Wisdom It will be very beneficial to ponder upon Words of Wisdom. Whether before starting the day’s activities, or any time during the day, it will help to make the day go easier. It will make us calm and it will help us to take things with the right perspective. In the long […]