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About the term ‘religious denomination’ and how Hindus are shortchanged - T. R. Ramesh

Only Hindu institutions and charities suffer due to the continuing refusal to give Hindu sampradayas the protection that Article 26 offers. – T. R. Ramesh… 1,917 more words


Things We Ought Not Be Doing- 2

I left out sorcery last time from verse 10. The way it sounds is more like a witch what with spells and incantations. Then you think about witches potions. 101 more words



The Upanishads are the core values of the vedas which marks the transition from rituals to the road of spiritualist enlightenment. Literally, the word upanishad can be broken down as  292 more words


Karthikai Vilakkeedu festival finds reference in Tamil Sangam literature

Karthikai Deepam or Karthikai Vilakeedu in Tamil (கார்த்திகை விளக்கீடு) is the festival celebrated in South India in general and Tamil Nadu in specific since from ancient times on the full moon day of the Karthigai (Tamil calendar) month which coincides with Krithikai (third among the 27 star constellations – Tamil Calendar) star . 724 more words

Sangam Period

“Everything is governed by one law. A human being is a microcosmos, i.e. the laws prevailing in the cosmos also operate in the minutest space of the human being.” 1,260 more words


I Still Don’t Get Why Brahma Had To Help A Bad Guy

“Narada Muni continued: Lord Brahma was very much satisfied by Hiranyakashipu’s austerities, which were difficult to perform. Therefore, when solicited for benedictions, he indeed granted them, although they were rarely to be achieved.” (Shrimad Bhagavatam, 7.4.1) 768 more words

Hare Krishna


“If you follow Krishna’s instruction, you’ll always be happy. And if you create your own plans, then you’ll be unhappy. This is the whole instruction. … 179 more words