Category Archives: Hinduism

Rama riding Hanuman with his monkey army.

Indian Summer: The Political Colors of Hindutva

In this hour of the need, when every hope appears to be destroyed, we have to consider the past very carefully so that we can begin to reverse the actions…

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The Case for Indian Royalty

The West has trained the minds of those they have conquered to see democratic rule as the only way. Undoubtedly, democracy has brought us many benefits, but there is a…

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Hinduism: It’s Appeal to Westerners

While Islam is generally regarded as the fastest growing religion in the West (mostly because of immigration into Europe), Hinduism, according to a 2011 census, is Australia’s fastest growing religion….

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Astronomical Evidence and the Upanishads

A famous Flemish emeritus professor recently reacted to my off-hand mention of a date for the major Upanishads, viz. “second millennium BCE”. He thought that this should be 900-500 BCE,…

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Strength, Spirituality, and Masculinity Against Materialism

“Make your nerves strong,” said Swami Vivekananda, ”What we want is muscles of iron and nerves of steel. We have wept long enough. No more weeping, but stand on your feet and…

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The Dharma Manifesto: An interview with Sri Dharma Pravartaka Acharya (Part Two)

The global rise of Dharma, the future Dharmic nation state, and the thousand-year war against Hinduism. These are just a few of the subjects Sri Dharma Pravartaka Acharya (an ordained orthodox Vedic…

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Dharma Revolution: An interview with Sri Dharma Pravartaka Acharya (Part One)

The Dharma Manifesto by Sri Dharma Pravartaka Acharya is a “blueprint” for creating a new type of society based on the ancient spiritual principles. At its core is to restore the…

Ganesha's head on Lakshmi's body for Australian ginger beer label.

Ganesha Ginger Beer: Does it Offend Hindus?

The head of the Hindu god Ganesha juxtaposed on the body of the goddess Lakshmi. This is the image that appears on the label of a new ginger beer bottle,…

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Hinduism’s Cosmology of the Divine Mother

On the occasion of Navarātrī, Dirk Gysels, historian and civil servant of the Belgian kingdom, spoke, at the request of his daughter Freya who runs a centre of devotional and ritualistic…