Hinduwebsite.com Essays Archive Part 8
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This is a complete manual of the gods and goddesses in Hinduism, probably the one of its kind on the internet. The work is still incomplete.
An article explaining why Hinduism is not a religion and why tolerance is practiced.
What can you eat when you are fasting? Customs and manners associated with fasting in Hinduism.
What tradition has to say about the status of women in Hinduism. The problems and challenges faced by modern Hindu women
A historical review of what Hinduism has to say about wars and when a war is justified
How suicide is viewed in Hinduism and when it is justified.
A review of Violence, non-violence, domestic abuse, violence against women and female children and cruelty to animals in Hinduism
What is true tolerance and how tolerance for other religions is practiced in Hinduism
Find information about why the disaster at Kedarnath happened. Who is to blame for it? Is it Shiva or Devi?
Two important success factors common among successful people and necessary for achieving goals and improving your luck.
A research based article on what is happiness, the psychology and philosophy of happiness and steps to boost your happiness
A study in what is happiness, what makes you happy or unhappy and how to boost happy feelings
The list contains mahavakyas, or great sayings from Hindu scriptures with their English meaning. They are useful for meditation.
The meaning of the mahavakya, Prajnanam Brahma from the Aitareya Upanishad is explained.
Brahmacarya means the practice of celibacy or sexual absinence. In Hinduism all students who study the Vedas have to practice it invariably.
Caste system from the perspective of the Varnasrama dharma in Hinduism in the four stages of human life.
Ashrama Dharma, a unique perspective on the Four Stages of Human Life in Hinduism according to the Vedas
People do try to establish a connection between the two. But what is the truth?
How do you define wisdom or intelligence? Can it be acquired?
Of the three types of yoga, the highest yoga is contemplation upon Isvara or the Supreme Self
Faith means not just religious faith, but the sum total of your convictions and beliefs.
Happiness comes not only from having but also from being and doing
How to break the monotony in life? A few suggestions to breatk free from the monotony of routine life.
The importance and symbolic significance of death in Hinduism. Why this knowledge may change your thinking and outlook.
Seventeen suggestion to keep your motivation and morale high.
Four feet of wisdom. Four simple, free and easy means to cultivate knowledge, wisdom and awareness to grow mentally, intellectually and spiritually.
There is a mirror inside you which reflects and reveals the truth. It is your true inner guru. Find it and follow it.
What is your natural state of mind? How you can you regain peace and equanimity which are your natural states with the help of yoga?
What is the purpose of religion? Why a Hindu should practice religion, go to a temple or pray to God? Is religion necessary?
If you want peace, you must seek it with all seriousness. Are you serious about having peace?
How Hinduism will cope with the emerging scientific discoveries in the apocalyptic age of planetary search, space exploration and genetic engineering.
This article explains five means by which we may acquire knowledge and wisdom.
This article explains briefly, how child death is viewed in Hinduism and handled by members of a Hindu family.
True awakening is not just about spiritual enlightenment or liberation. Awakening implies manythings in life. Find out.
The author makes a prediction about the future of mankind based upon the modern scientific theories of Evolution. What happens if Nature prevails and humanity fails?
A new interpretation regarding the pursuit of Knowledge and Ignorance, Vida and Avidya, according to the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.
How to survive through a recession economy and manage your job or business and finances.
Knowing Atman, the imperishable Self, a Guide to Self-realization based upon the teachings of the Upanishads in seven parts.
This is a very comprehensive and detailed presentation on happiness from various perspectives. Ideal for both academic and personal study.
Basic concepts of Saivism or Shaivism, such as Pati, Pasa, Pasu, Prakriti, Jiva, are explained briefly
Find answers to what is knowledge, is knowledge a function of memory, what happens when knowledge becomes cheap and what is knowing without knowing.
What is intuition, what intuition means, how to develop intuition, understanding intuition...
A point by point response to the recent article written by Shah Rukh Khan on Being a Khan
Are we here for duty or for enjoyment? What happens if we ignore our duties?
"On writing, written vs. spoken words, why you should write, what are the benefits of writing, some myths of writing, and how you can become a writer
Yoga's best kept secret. What is citta? Is it mind, is it consciousness, is it some supernatural state or something else? Find out
Hinduwebsite editorial. How evil has become the norm as people including celebrities use perverted logic to defend their rights and interests.
In this article in two parts, the author, Jayaram V, explains the power of negative thinking and defensive pessimism as a strategy to reach your goals and deal with your problems.
The author of Think Success, discusses the importance of understanding and knowing your emotions and dealing with them effectively to establish peace, balance, stability and happiness
A Conventional approach to resolve the problem of caste system and caste discrimination by drawing inspiration from within Hinduism itself.
What is success mindset, how to cultivate it and why it is vital to one's success and happiness.
Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism equally refer to Nirvana, but interpret it differently. This unique article, never published before, explains the differences and the reasons for the same.
Four proven and effective strategies to deal with stress and some techniques to deal with stress in healthy ways.
Random thoughts and inspirational quotations for meditation.
Protests and their impact on Indian democracy. The importance of individual and collective karma in the destiny of a nation.
Are you real? Is your experience real? Is the world in which you live is real? Are they just illusions?
According to the author, the Buddha suggested the Middle Path, as a compromise between two popular traditions of ancient India.
Wrongful and ignorant depiction of our gods and goddesses and the commercialization and denigration of Hinduism in television serials, soap operas and other programs.
What is the true meaning of compassion and how to cultivate it and practice it in everyday life?