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This essays is about cultivating Equanimity with the Help of Emotions.
Hindus ritually worship images made of stone and other materials. Is the practice of idol worship or image worship justified in Hinduism? Find out.
This essay is about the significance of Yamas and Niyamas in the Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali
What do we mean when we say Hinduism is a way of life? How is it different from other religions? Find out.
This essay is about cultivating detachment for greater freedom and happiness by understanding your attachments and motivation
The archetypal meaning, cultural significance and symbolism of the human body in Hinduism
This is a brief overview of the symbolism in the concepts, gods and goddesses of Hinduism
The essay is about guidelines or observances for Fasting for devout Hindus.
How do you respond to criticism? The essay suggests a positive approach to use criticism to know others and improve relationships
This essay explains the hidden symbolism and significance of Ganesha in the human body and in creation as the son of Shiva and Parvathi.
This essay explains the hidden truth in the legend of how Ganesha became the leader of Gods in the Hindu pantheon.
The essay is a comparative study of the similarities and differences in the karma doctrine of Hinduism and Buddhism
This essay explains the process of rebirth, reincarnation or transmigration in the context of Anatta or the Not Self concept of Buddhism.
This essay deals with the broad divisions of knowledge in Hinduism and their importance in Hindu ritual and spiritual practices.
This essay is about understanding the working of karma in daily life from a Buddhist perspective to cultivate discernment with mindfulness on the Eightfold Path.
In this essay, we present the meaning and significance of awakening in Buddhism which lead to the discerning wisdom, insightful awareness, meditative absorption (Samadhi) and Nirvana.
This essay is about the problem of understanding Hinduism because of its diversity and complexity due to historical reasons.
This essay is about the concept of resurrection of the dead and whether it exists in any form in Hinduism
The complexity of Hindu rituals is explained. Know the types of Hindu rituals and their importance in the ritual and spiritual practices of Hinduism
What purpose the Hindu rituals serve in the life of a worldly person? Are they necessary? This essay answers these questions.
Know the historical origin and concept of Nirvana (Nibbana) in Hinduism and Buddhism and what it means from different perspectives.
This essay is about the spiritual importance of compassion and associated feelings in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism.
This essay is about the meaning and practice of compassion (Karuna) in human life and the psychology and spirituality associated with it.
This essay is about the distinction between gods, humans and demons, the children of Brahma, and their relative significance in God's creation
Thoughts for contemplation on the problem of knowing and not knowing and limitations of our knowledge and perception.
This essay is about the importance of food (annam) in the ritual and spiritual practices of Hinduism.
This essay is about the symbolism, lessons and the transformative wisdom of the Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Pashupata Shaivism is one of the oldest ascetic sects of Hinduism. This is a comprehensive essay on the principles, philosophy and practice of the Saiva sect
This essay describes the etymology, meaning and significance of the concept of Pashupata in Sanskrit with a brief note on Pashupata Shaivism
How can you lead a healthy, happy and successful life? These five habits maximize your chances of happy and healthy living and successful career.
The essay is about the positive and negative effects of religions on People and Society and why religions matter in people’s lives
This essay is about practising the spiritual dimension of your religion and putting your spiritual values for a better life
When things go wrong, people blame God. Find out how far blaming God for your problems and suffering is justified in Hinduism
This essay is about the significance of religious diversity in the ethical practices and spiritual development of human beings
Is a Guru a necessity? Do you need his help and guidance? In this essay we will examine the importance of a guru in your spiritual journey.
This essay explains the importance of external and internal worship of God (Isvara aradhana and Isvara paridhana) according to the Bhagavadgita and the Upanishads.
Find here a few important aspects of Image worship or Idol worship in Hinduism.
This essay is about the relationship between you and God and the best way to bring him into your life and secure his help and protection.
Find here the meaning and symbolic significance of Namaskar, Namaskaram, Pranam or Namaste in Hinduism.
In this essay we discuss the idea of God and the aspects of God according to the Bhagavadgita
This essay is about the criterial to ascertain jnana, right knowledge or true knowledge, in Hinduism on the path of liberation by the seekers of truth.
This essay is about how to overcome the impurities of the mind and think correctly, to solve problems, make right choices and experience peace and equanimity.
Original Translation and commentary of the Ashtavakra Gita or Samhita by Jayaram V., which contains the Advaita Philosophy. Presented as a continuing Series. Check the latest Chapter 2, Verse 17
This essay is about the pursuit of wealth and when wealth becomes sinful and the source of suffering
Find here comprehensive information on the meaning and significance of sin (papam or patakam) and atonement in Hinduism
This essay is about why people go to Gurus, the qualities of a true Guru, and the true purpose for which a Guru’s help is needed.
This essay is about the role of fate, chance, random events or acts of God in human life according to Hinduism and how to protect yourself from accidents, calamities and unforeseen events.
This essay is about the importance of Vijnana, right knowledge or higher knowledge, in spiritual life for self-transformation and liberation.
This essay is about the true meaning and significance of Santana Dharma and why Hinduism can rightly be called so from a moral and practical perspective
his essay is about the true meaning of renunciation or Sanyasa according to Hinduism
This is an original translation of the Kausitaki or Kaushitaki Upanishad by Jayaram V, also known as Kausitaki-Brahmana-Upanishad, which forms part of the Kausitaki Aranyaka of the Rigveda.
This essay is about the laws applicable to Hindu marriages outside India regarding registration, divorce, legal custody, bigamy or polygamy.
Find the hidden symbolism of ten important concepts of Hinduism
This is a very comprehensive essay on almost every aspect of Hindu temples, their history, significance, construction, management, aspects and so on.
Find here the Taittiriya Upanishad complete, original English translation by Jayaram V with notes and Sanskrit Text
This essay is about understanding and identifying the mental and spiritual causes of fear and controlling it.
The essay presents the historic context in which the names Hinduism and Sanatana Dharma became popular and which name one should use for the faith.
The essay is about the powers that are commonly associated with the idea of God and invoked by a majority of people during worship.
This essay is about the nature of the soul or the Self according to Hinduism, and the method by which you may cultivate self-awareness to achieve liberation or self-realization.
This essay is about appreciation. How we can learn to appreciate and how we can live with a sense of gratitude and respect for the blessings.
This essay is about success principles to overcome problems and difficulties and for happiness, knowledge, skills and excellence.
The essay is about the higher purpose of human life and the importance of transcending selfishness to fulfill the aims of God and Dharma upon earth.
This essay is about taking full responsibility for your life and actions and creating your own destiny through self-effort
The essay is about the important beliefs and practices associated with wealth (artha) or money in Hinduism.
This essay is about how we create unnecessary suffering by our thinking, behavior and actions which is avoidable, and how we may overcome it
This is about the essential principles of your basic spirituality and how you can put them to practice in worldly life.
The essay on the Upanishads of Samaveda contains a brief description of the 15 major and minor Upanishads associated with the Veda
This essay is about how you prioritize your holistic wellbeing, remove stress, and nurture your inner happiness and self-worth
A Comprehensive manual of Vratas or ritual observances of Hinduism from the Vedic period to the modern times.A Comprehensive manual of Vratas or ritual observances of Hinduism from the Vedic period to the modern times.
The essay is about the symbolic significance of Yajna, the Vedic rituals and how the idea or the basic framework of the Vedic sacrifice is hidden in various aspects of creation and existence.
This essay is about the essential aspects or components of Yajna, the Vedic Sacrifice or Sacrificial Ritual
This is a complete manual of Vedic Rituals, Sacrifices and Sacrificial Ceremonies, Srauta Yajnas, with detailed description of each based upon the Vedas and Kalpa Sutras
The Sutra on the eight realizations of the Great Beings (Mahasattvas) of Buddhism on the Eightfold Path, commentary by Jayaram
Find here the complete original translation of the Prasna Upanishad by Jayaram V with notes.
Life is full of suffering. This essay helps you with techniques to find and create opportunities for peace and happiness in daily life.
Find here fifty most important beliefs, ideas or concepts associated with the doctrine of karma in Hinduism.
This self pledge or oath is mainly meant for lay Hindus to strengthen their resolve to practice Hinduism and uphold it as part of their service to God.
How charitable are Hindus? A review of the World Giving Index 2014 and the giving behavior of people in various cultures, with specific reference to Hindu Community in India.
The essay is about the implications of the latest researches and discoveries in quantum physics and their relevance to human life
This essay points out some of the latest discoveries in modern physics and quantum mechanics regarding the nature of reality and how they influence our understanding of the causality, unpredictability and uncertainty of the universe.
Life teaches many lessons. They are part of your karma. Learn these four valuable lessons for peace and happiness in life.
The essay explains the nature of the individual soul, the difference between embodied soul and free soul, how souls become bound to Nature and how they can achieve liberation.
This essay lists ten reasons why Hinduism is considered a way of life rather than a religion.
The essay is about the origin, definition and beliefs of Hindus and Hinduism
The essay is about changing the course of natural evolution with spiritual evolution
Find out the meaning, symbolism and significance of a true guru or satguru in Hinduism
Find out what is faith according to hinduism, how faith manifests in your life, types of faith, and crisis of faith
This is about the importance of virtue, righteousness and ethical behavior according to the Bhagavadgita.
This essay answers why image worship or idol worship is justified and acceptable in Hinduism as a superior form of divine worship.
Find out the origin and history of image worship or idol worship in Hinduism from the ancient times
This essay is a review of the literary, philosophical and spiritual definitions of Vedanta and its relevance and significance in modern times.
Find out the meaning, concept, importance and practice of truth and truthfulness (Satyam) in Hinduism with specific reference to the Vedas, Upanishads and Dharmashastras
The archetypal meaning, cultural significance and symbolism of war (ranam or yuddham) in Hinduism
This essay is about the lessons, which one can learn from Nature about survival, success, flexibility, openeness, adaptability, strength, and discipline.
Why the monks are prohibited from certain actions? Find out the importance of yamas or restraints in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism
The essay deals with a few fundamental dualities of Nature and how one may deal with them on the spiritual path.
This is about what constitutes the highest siddhi or perfection in the practice of Yoga according to the Bhagavadgita
Hinduwebsite editorial. A review of the growing campus violence and student unrest in many parts of the world and their causes.
The essay examines the reasons why Swami Vivekananda died at an early age of 39 and what factors contributed to it.
This essay is about manifesting your essential nature or dharma and fulfilling your role and purpose in the creation of God.
This is about devotion in today's world according to the Bhagavadgita with specific reference to how the triple gunas influence human behavior and various types of devotion
Know how you can cope with your emotions with the help of meditation, visualization and other techniques.
Learning life's lessons the right way. How problems and difficulties can be used as opportunities to cultivate peace and wisdom
This essay examines why God creates the worlds and beings, and what is purpose of his creation
This essay is about the possible distortions that may arise when we solely depend upon literary evidence to construct Indian history
This essay is about the sacred languages of Buddhism and in what language did the Buddha speak
Find here effective strategies and solutions to deal with the problem of rejection
Find here the true meaning of dharma and how you can practice it in the contemporary world for peace and prosperity
The essay is about cultivating four qualities or virtues in human life based on Hindu Varnashrama Dharma
You can use these simple methods to change your moods, feelings, and emotions when you are not feeling good
This essay explains life after death, the reason for different near death experiences, and the fate of liberated souls and bound souls in afterlife.
Five effective techniques to practice spirituality in a materialistic world and live spiritually
The essay explains how the world becomes projected into your consciousness and what you can do about it
The essay proposes a Commonsense approach to climate change, environmental studies, and global warming.
What to do when you think your faith is weak and wavering? Should you stop believing?
This essays suggests how to prepare for the difficulties of spiritual life according to the ideals present in Hinduism, Part 2
This essay explains the difficulties of spiritual life and why many people pursue materialism rather than spirituality. Part 1
This essay discusses the meaning and significance of japa in the ritual and spiritual practices of Hinduism
This is an analysis of Indian mysticism, with specific reference to Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain mystic teachings about suffering and its resolution
This essay is about the importance of religion in human life and what purpose they serve
Find answers to why religions are so destructive, why they cause strife, and what can you do about it.
The Author suggests how through affirmative actions Hinduism can deal with the problem of conversions and protect Dharma
The four gems of wisdom from the Advaita school of Hinduism and why its vision and philosophy elude the minds of many
This essay is about how to practice detachment in worldly life and protect yourself from shocks and setbacks.
Hinduwebsite editorial. About religious amity and why all religions must unite against their common modern enemy
This essay is about importance of self-discipline and not to be complacent when you are self-employed or working from home
This essay is a comparative study of the Advaita Vedanta of Hinduism and the Shunyavada Siddhantha (emptiness theory) of Buddhism
In life, in love, in business, how do you spot a liar? This essays discusses the current studies in spotting liars and how to detect them and their deception
This essay explains the meaning of and significance of Anava, symbolized in the images of Nataraja as the Dwarf, Apasmara.
This discussion is based upon the teachings of the Bhagavadgita about the classification of beings according to the triple Gunas and how they influence human behavior
This essay explores the importance of being yourself and seeing things clearly as they are
This essays describes the significance and symbolism of important sacred animals of Hinduism, and the treatmentof animals by Hindus
This essay is about how animals are treated in Hinduism and their importance in Hindu ritual and spiritual beliefs and practices.
A Review of India's religious history, its existing false constructs, and how they can be rectified by accepting the diverse faiths as convergent paths to one eternal Dharma
This is an english devotional prayer composed by Jayaram V to Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, the triple gods, or the Trimurthis, of Hinduism
A historical analysis of why Brahma is not devotionally worshipped in Hinduism and why there are not many temples built for him
Find out the significance Skanda Matha, an aspect of Durga, who is worshipped on the fifth day of Navarathi
Hinduwebsite editorial. Why increased public participation in defense of Hinduism is making secular elite groups in India disturbed and unhappy
English translation and transliteration by Jayaram V of Lalitha Sahasranama Sthothram, the thousand names of goddess Lalitha Thripura Sundari
Four important questions that you need to know in religious and spiritual practice. How to Pray? What to Pray? When to Pray? and Where to Pray?
An enquiry into the significance of death, destruction and violence in the mortal world and how to escape from them through nonviolence
This essay is about the importance of learning and improving your knowledge and awareness for a better life
Find here the meaning and symbolic significance of damaru or damru in Hinduism and Shaivism
Find here the most important, essential beliefs of Hinduism, which are commonly held by a majority of Hindus
The essay discusses the importance of spiritual practice rather than religious practice for liberation or moksha
Find out the meaning and significance of siddhi (perfection) in Hinduism and Hindu spiritual practices
This essay is about how success is viewed in Hinduism and the best practices found in the scriptures to achieve success
This essay is about symbolism, and significance of vibhuthi or sacred ashes in Hinduism and Shaivism. And why Hindus cremate bodies?
This is a brief overview of the principles and practice numerology according to Hindu tradition
Find out ten unique and amazing features of Hinduism and why you should be proud of being a Hindu.
This essay is about how to free your mind from mental rigidity, cultural biases and authoritarian thinking and cultivate open mindedness and detachment
When begging (bhiksha) is allowed in Hinduism as per the Hindu ethics, spiritual practices, and code of conduct
Find out why Ganesha or Ganapathi occupies such a prominent and leadership position in Hinduism
This essay describes the fivefold functions, asepcts and forms of Shiva as represented in the Panchanana or Panchamukha Shiva
This essay is about the history of Yoga based upon the references found in the Upanishads and how Yoga became integral to Vedic beliefs and practices.
Know What the meaning and significance of Purusharthas is in Hinduism and their importance to human life
The archetypal meaning, cultural significance and symbolism of light (prakash) in Hinduism
This is a modern interpretation of Samkhya as the philosophy of numbers hidden in Nature and the realities that manifest in the transformation of causes into effects.
The archetypal meaning, cultural significance and symbolism of food (annam) in Hinduism
This essay examines the validity of various paths in Hinduism to self-realization or liberation (moksha). And some truths about self-realization.
12 thought provoking questions for contemplation and reflection know about yourself and your life
The Essays explains the standard methods suggested in the Upanishads to know the existence of your true Self
The essay is about the disction between karma and akarma according to the Bhagavadgita, and when actions do not produce karma
Hinduwebsite editorial. About the problem of how religious fanaticism, intolerance, extremism, and bigotry may effect the future of Hinduism
This essay examines the moral and spiritual consequences of abortions in Hinduism for souls, their karma and rebirth
This essay explains why your fascination with spiritual practice may draw you into the delusion of spirituality and worldliness rather than set you free
An important, and amazing, devotional and spiritual practice of Hinduism that leads to mental stability, peace, and happiness.
Hinduwebsite editorial about the problems and challenges faced by Hinduism and Hindu community and how they may shape its future
This essay answers the question of whether human worship (vyakthi puja) is allowed in Hinduism and if so in what context
This essay explains the meaning of darshana and presents a brief summary of the six Hindu darshanas or schools of Hinduism
This essay compares and contrasts the modern theories of motivation with the ideas present in Hinduism about motivation and motivated actions
Find here the most popular Hindu prayers addressed to Lord Ganesha who is worshipped devotees as the remover of obstacles
This essay is about the transcendental state of nonduality and why it is difficult to perceive it or know it with the mind and the senses
This essay explains your role and purpose in the infinite creation of God and why dharma and karma are important in your life
This essay is about the nature, meaning, types and states of consciousness according to different schools of opinion in Hinduism
This essay is about the importance of cultivating an authentic personality and being true to yourself and your feelings rather than blindly following popular opinions and personalities.
A practical analysis of how attahcments maninfest in your life, how they motivate you and influece you, and how to break free from them for peace and happiness.
This is the English translation of Sanusgatiya, a spiritual dialogue between sage Sanatsugâta (Sanatkumara) and Dhritarashtra from the Mahabharata.
This is the complete translation of all the 36 Chapters of Anugita, which like the Bhagavadgita forms part of the Mahabharata
The essay deals with different perspectives on theism and atheism held by different schools of Hinduism. The treatment of the subject is very unique, long (7200 words), well researched, balanced, comprehensive, and well presented
Know how to be comfortable With yourself, and feel good about you to be an authentic person and keep your esteem high.
Is pollution really bad for the Earth? According to the author climate change and pollution may be part of an evolutionary process for Nature to create better and more capable human species.
This essay is about how journalists, writers, and news reporters can use the principles of Right Living on the Eightfold Path for professional integrity.
How old is Hinduism? The author speaks about some recent discoveries that throw new light upon the history and antiquity of Hinduism
This article examines the color prejudice against black color that persists among many Indian men and women, and why Hindus should appreciate dark color as a divine quality
The River sutra, What the rivers can teach you and what lessons you can learn from them.
This essays compares life to music and teaches an important lesson about creating harmony in your life and the best way to do it.
Find out what Dharma truly means in Hinduism, why it is important in human life and how it is applicable to you.
The essay describes the symbolism of the River Ganga as the purifier and liberator of mortal beings and how it similar to other purifiers or sources of liberation.
This essay explains the Evolution of Life and Consciousness According to Hinduism, contrasted with the current scientific theory of evolution.
This essay explains the importance of aloneness or Kaivalya in spiritual practice and why it is important to become free from the influence of everything to achieve liberation or the state of aloneness
Find out the spiritual significance of the 10th Chapter of the Bhagavadgita which speaks about the manifestations of God.
The author ponts to a rather unsual similarity in character of Gandhi, Hitler and Jesus, despite their dissimilar and contrasting backgrounds
The author discusses the possibilities and advantages of downloading human consciousness into computing systems and its implication to future world including remembering or recalling past life memories and experiences.
Hinduwebsite editorial. About the need for charitable activity among Hindus and willingness to serve the community with philanthropic activity to outgrow selfishness and prevent conversions
This essay speaks about the greatness of Samudra Gupta a Hindu ruler who played a prominent role in the preservation and continuity of Hinduism
The essay presents the true symbolism hidden in the legend of Mahishasura Mardanam found in the Hindu Puranas and what the goddess Chandika represents
Does God take birth? What does Hinduism say about it? This essay answers this question according to the beliefs of Hinduism, and explains the hidden connection between God and the humans as enshrined in the Vedas and the Bhagavadgita
The essay presents an analysis of trends in Hindu socieity towards premaritial sex and changing sexual and moral values
Conversions cannot be stopped by legislation. Hindus should deal with the problem of conversion by changing their mindset about conversions and transforming Hinduism into a missionary religion to protect and promote the faith.
The author presents the idea and the illusion of God according to Hinduism and the diversity of opinion regarding his existence or nonexistence
The author examines the reason why people are drawn to science fiction (sci-fi) movies, novels, and popular literature that deal with apocalyptic themes and end of the world scenarios.
The essay examines the importance of karmayoga and its relation with four other yogas, namely jnana yoga, buddhi yoga, sanyasa yoga, and bhakti yoga.
Hinduwebsite editorial on how Hindu festivals are not declared as public holidays outside India in Christian and Muslim majority nations, and why the controversy raised by Time of India about a Navodaya School circular is unjustified.
This essay is about the meaning, symbolism, and significance of heart in Hinduism in different planes of existence and its various interpretations in the Upanishads.
Planning for your rebirth or reincarnation. If you believe in rebirth, you must plan for it in this life and know how your current life and actions (karma) will shape your next life?
This essay reflects the wisdom of the Upanishads about idealism and realism, and treating the opposites and the dualities of life with sameness, as you pursue your ideals and values.
Hinduwebsite Editorial regarding the truth about race relations in America and elsewhere, different types of racism and discrimination, and how it effects the lives of people.
The purpose of this essays is to explain you some of the earliest Vedic beliefs and concepts associated with the doctrine of karma and how they developed into our current knowledge of the law of karma in Hinduism.
This is about tapping into the intelligence that is hidden and inherent within every object of creation and how it manifests itself in the beauty, diversity and symmetry of the universe.
This essay explains role of God, fate, karma, and free will in Hinduism and answers who controls your life and who is responsible for your and actions and destiny. .
The Essays explains the process of birth and rebirth according to the Upanishads, and the role of mother, father and their sexual union in the conception of beings and rebirth of the souls.
The Essay describes twelve most important and highest manifestations of Brahman, the highest God, and their significance in Hinduism
Sattva is the purest among the triple gunas of Natute. This essay explains how sattva manifests in human behavior, thinking and attitud
This essay graphically explains why duties are important in Hinduism, and the ten main duties or dharmas of a Hindu
Find the ten most distinguishing features of Hinduism such as Atman, Brahman, gods and goddesses, literature, karma, rebirth, and liberation
This essay explains the possible historical origin and connection between the Yin and Yang principles of Chinese culture and the Linga and Yoni symbolism of Hinduism
The Vedanta perspective on the illusion of reality in our perceptions and how to cultivate the vision of a seer to see things clearly without the delusions and modifications of the mind
Find out the different meanings of Swasti and Swastika (svastika) in Sanskrit and their importance in the ritual and spiritual practices of Hinduism
This essay explains how the epic Mahabharata was composed, its historic significance, why it is considered greater than the Vedas, and why it is called the Mahabharata instead of Bharata
How modern education has not helped people to become more knowledgeable, rational, intelligent, and self-aware, but selectively ignorant, dependent and mentally enslaved to certain beliefs and ideologies.
The importance of internalizing your religious beliefs and spiritual values and letting God and religion live in you and through you is essence of the Hindu way of life
A Cultural Path To Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs and a comparative analysis of Maslow theory of motivation with the four aims of human life as prescribed in Hinduism
About happiness as a way of life in Hinduism, with special reference to achieving physical, mental and spiritual happiness here and hereafter
About the origin, construction, and history of Hindu Dramas in ancient India with special reference to famous Sanskrit plays, literary compositions, and playwrights such as Kalidasa, Bhavabhuti, and Vishakadatta
The author presents four important reasons why many educated Hindus are devout Hindus and why they prefer Hinduism
Hinduwebsite Editorial on the importance of teaching faith to children so that they can learn to take responsibility for their lives
The construction of Hinduism in colonial times and how the false narratives effected our understanding of its beliefs and practices
Three important myths people entertain about Hindus and Hinduism, namely tolerance, vegetarianism, and non-violence.
The essay examines whether the Bhagavadgita teaches violence. This is part of the Wisdom of the Bhagavadgita Series, presented by Jayaram V for Hinduwebsite.com
About the ritual and spiritual significance of death in Hinduism, the hidden purpose of Vedic rituals and spiritual practices, and symbolism of death in the beliefs and practices of Hinduism
About the difficulties in establishing self-identity, the nature of your existential self, and how you may explore your consciousness to know certain vital aspects about yourself
The author explains Upanishadic perspective on the barriers to self-knowledge in the journey of self-discovery and how one can cultivate the seeing of the Seer.
About symbolism of Mother Nature as Kali in Hinduism and what lessons we can learn from the creative and destructive functions of Nature
About the diverse nature of Hinduism which sets it apart from other world religions, and how diversity is reflected in the theory and practice of Hinduism
About love jihad, and how radical Muslims are using the weapon of love to convert Hindu women
An exposition in Hindi by Jayaram V on whether you can ever search for peace anywhere.
An exposition in Hindu by Jayaram V whether you think that no one is watching you.
An few answers in Hindi by Jayaram V about duty and liberation.
The Bhagavadgita on why discretion is important in life and how to cultivate it.
Learning from observation, intuition, perception, and attentiveness the messages delivered by the forces of Nature.
Find answers to the role of God and Nature in creation according to creation theories in Hinduism and whether Hinduism believes in evolution and intelligent creation.
Find out the unique aspects of meditation and devotion in the ritual and spiritual practices of Hinduism according to different schools of philosophy.
About the meaning, origin and history of the siddha tradition (siddha sampradayam) in Hinduism, and Buddhism
The essay is about the practical implications of the practice of the Jain theory known as Anekantavada or Syadavada in daily life.
This essay deals with conversion of Hindus by Christian missionaries, attitude of Christianity and Vatican towards Hinduism and other religions, the methods used by missionaries in India to convert Hindus, and facts and politics about Christian missions
This essay describes five powerful techniques to gain control over your mind and emotions and experience peace, insight, mastery, stability and creativity
This article explains how the thugs were suppressed by the British
Find out what Gandhi said about Swadeshi, its relevance to Hinduism and what he felt about religious conversions by Christian missionaries
The finding of the city of Madras (Chennai) in the 17th Century and life under the British Rule.
The article presents a historical account of Slavery and the Slave Trade in India during the early British occupation and how the Mughals stopped it
This essays explores strategies and approaches to deal with difficult and unpleasant situations.
In this essays, the author suggests an integrated approach to self-healing which will eventually lead to the liberation of the soul, peace and happiness.
The mental habit of stereotyping people and how to avoid stereotype thinking and behavior in your dealings and decisions.
This essay examines the reasons why people commit suicide, its implications to society, how to cope with suicidal thoughts and how you may prevent suicide by helping people who suffer from suicidal thoughts.
This essay by an eminent historian examines the influence of Indian chronology, Cosmology, astronomy, mathematics and other sciences upon the European scientists of 16th-19th centuries.
What can you learn from Advaita, and how a practical person can understand and approach the subject
The roles, duties and responsibilities of temples priests, known traditionally as archakas, or yajakas, in Hinduism.
The Universe as an information system, and the purpose of consciousness. A look into the recent researches on consciousness.
Five great thoughts that can potentially transform your thinking and attitude and change your life and destiny
This essays expalins how to manage worldly success and why you should pursue both spiritual and material goals simultaneously
Why is life such a struggle? Why do you face problems and resistance when you want to achieve or change something? Understand the forces that shape your life and influence your thoughts and actions.
What is the true meaning of the word secular and the true definition of the word secularism? Find out.
Five simple positive affirmations to increase your happiness from the simple pleasures of your daily life.
Experience the immediate and miraculous benefits of yoga practice with these simple meditation techniques.
This essays explains how to seek spiritual help to solve complex problems that defy rational solutions.
Why certain Bollywood people want to harp on Secularism during elections time? What is their hidden agenda?
Is the world enlightenment adequately describes the state of liberation? Find out?
Find five not so well known facts about your physical and mental health
A comparative study of Hinduism and Judaism, persecution and discrimination of Hindus and Jews in history.
Snake symbolism is very complex in Hinduism. The Snake (naga) symbolizes many energies, deities and objects. This is a pictorial representation of Snake symbolism in Hinduism.
Why pursuing ideals, ideologies and idealism is not good enough, why they do not solve our problems or improve our circumstances, and why we need a different approach.
Loneliness is a major social problem. This article provides suggestion to deal with the problem.
How do we manage our memory to remember the good things and forget the bad. Is it possible to eliminate bad memories and the suffering arising from them?
Ten teachings of the Buddha taken from the Buddhist text the Dhammapada, with explanatory notes