Making Peace With The Imperfections of Your Existence 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.
The Origin And Development Of Karma Doctrine In Hinduism 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.
Birth and Conception in Hinduism 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 Twelve Manifestations of Brahman The Essay describes twelve most important
and highest manifestations of Brahman, the highest God, and their significance in
The Ten Manifestations Of Sattva Sattva is the purest among the triple gunas
of Natute. This essay explains how sattva manifests in human behavior, thinking
Ten Main Duties (dharmas) in Hinduism This essay graphically explains why duties
are important in Hinduism, and the ten main duties or dharmas of a Hindu
Ten Distinguishing Features Of Hinduism Find the ten most distinguishing features
of Hinduism such as Atman, Brahman, gods and goddesses, literature, karma, rebirth,
Yin and Yang, and the Hindu Connection 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 Mind and The Illusion of Reality 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
The Meaning And Significance Of Swastika In Hinduism Find out the different
meanings of Swasti and Swastika (svastika) in Sanskrit and their importance in the
ritual and spiritual practices of Hinduism
The Origin and Significance of the Epic Mahabharata 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
Letting your God live in You - The True Essence of the Hindu Way of Life 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
Hierarchy Of Needs From The Perspective Of Hinduism 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
Significance of Happiness in Hinduism: About happiness as a way of life in Hinduism,
with special reference to achieving physical, mental and spiritual happiness here
The Origin and Character of Hindu Drama 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
Why Hinduism is a Preferred Choice for Educated Hindus The author presents four
important reasons why many educated Hindus are devout Hindus and why they prefer
The Construction of Hinduism The construction of Hinduism in colonial times
and how the false narratives effected our understanding of its beliefs and practices
Three Myths about Hinduism: Three important myths people entertain about Hindus
and Hinduism, namely tolerance, vegetarianism, and non-violence.
Does the Bhagavadgita
Teach Violence?: The essay examines whether the Bhagavadgita teaches violence.
This is part of the Wisdom of the Bhagavadgita Series, presented by Jayaram V for
Significance of Death in Hinduism: 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
Who Am I?
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
Self-knowledge, Difficulties in Knowing 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.
Lessons from the Dance of Kali, the Mother Nature About symbolism of Mother
Nature as Kali in Hinduism and what lessons we can learn from the creative and destructive
functions of Nature
and Diversity About the diverse nature of Hinduism which sets it apart from
other world religions, and how diversity is reflected in the theory and practice
Love Jihad - War
in the Name of Love About love jihad, and how radical Muslims are using the
weapon of love to convert Hindu women
The Wisdom of
the Bhagavadgita, Day 35: The Bhagavadgita on why discretion is important in
life and how to cultivate it.
Creation in Hinduism As a Transformative Evolutionary Process: 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.
Devotion and Meditation in Hinduism: 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
Diversity in Daily Life: The essay is about the practical implications of the
practice of the Jain theory known as Anekantavada or Syadavada in daily life.
Conversions: 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
Objective Concentration Techniques This essay describes five powerful techniques
to gain control over your mind and emotions and experience peace, insight, mastery,
stability and creativity
Suppression of Thugs in British India This article explains how the thugs were
suppressed by the British
Mahatma Gandhi on Swadeshi, Hinduism and Conversions Find out what Gandhi said
about Swadeshi, its relevance to Hinduism and what he felt about religious conversions
by Christian missionaries
The Early History of Madras (Chennai) The finding of the city of Madras (Chennai)
in the 17th Century and life under the British Rule.
in British India The article presents a historical account of Slavery and the
Slave Trade in India during the early British occupation and how the Mughals stopped
How to Deal With Unpleasant Situations This essays explores strategies and approaches
to deal with difficult and unpleasant situations.
Healing Your Consciousness - Advanced Self-healing Techniques 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.
Avoid Stereotyping People The mental habit of stereotyping people and how to
avoid stereotype thinking and behavior in your dealings and decisions.
- How to cope with suicidal feelings? 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.
The Interest of European Scientists in Indian Calendar and Chronology 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
Advaita For Practical People What can you learn from Advaita, and how a practical
person can understand and approach the subject
The Role of Archakas, Temple Priests, in Hinduism The roles, duties and responsibilities
of temples priests, known traditionally as archakas, or yajakas, in Hinduism.
The Wisdom of
the Bhagavadgita, Day 33 The Universe as an information system, and the purpose
of consciousness. A look into the recent researches on consciousness.
Five Great Thoughts That Can Change Your Life Five great thoughts that can potentially
transform your thinking and attitude and change your life and destiny
How to Manage Worldly Success 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 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.
Are You a Secular Person? Should You Be? What is the true meaning of the word
secular and the true definition of the word secularism? Find out.
Finding Happiness In The Simple Pleasures Of Life Five simple positive affirmations
to increase your happiness from the simple pleasures of your daily life.
Miracles of Yoga Experience the immediate and miraculous benefits of yoga practice
with these simple meditation techniques.
How to Solve Problems With Spiritual Help? This essays explains how to seek
spiritual help to solve complex problems that defy rational solutions.
Seculars and their Hidden Agenda Why certain Bollywood people want to harp on
Secularism during elections time? What is their hidden agenda?
Is Enlightenment the Right Word for Spiritual Liberation? Is the world enlightenment
adequately describes the state of liberation? Find out?
Little Known Health Facts Find five not so well known facts about your physical
and mental health
and Judaism A comparative study of Hinduism and Judaism, persecution and discrimination
of Hindus and Jews in history.
of Snakes in Hinduism 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.
Come Back to Earth and Be Here 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.
alone and Feeling Lonely Loneliness is a major social problem. This article
provides suggestion to deal with the problem.
How Should We Deal with Our Bad Memories? 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?
of the Buddha From the Dhammapada Ten teachings of the Buddha taken from the
Buddhist text the Dhammapada, with explanatory notes
Doniger - Lies and Distortions This page is dedicated to analyze the distortions
and misinterpretations which Wendy Doniger of Chicago University used in her book
the Hindus, an alternate history.
The True Meaning of Prakriti in Hinduism An examination of the true meaning
of Nature, Prakriti, Maya and Illusion in Hinduism and why artifiicial intelligence
may not be artificial but natural.
Thinking Outside the Box What thinking outside the box actually means and its
implications in your life, thinking and behavior, with reference to karma, truth
and your mental state
Navaratri - The
Hindu Festival About the Hindu festival of Navaratri, Ramalila, or Vijayadasami,
how it is celebrated in various parts of India and why for nine days.
How to Find
Original Content For Your Blog or Website A few ideas about writing for blogs
and websites and using original content rather than duplicate content, how you can
do it creatively and find your own niche audience.
Society Cotemporary Problems An analysis of the problems faced by contemporary
Hindu society in India and how they will influence the future of Hinduism.
Take Over Christianity? An examination of the moral and ethical influence of
major world religions upon the people of the world and whether Hinduism will ever
Workers Find It Difficult to Get a Job? Reasons for long-term unemployment among
older workers, and why joblessness is on the increase among seniors and older people
do battered women prefer to stay? This essays briefly examines the primary reasons
why battered women in many cultures prefer to stay with their abusive husbands,
or batterers rather than leave them
The Wisdom of the
Bhgavadgita, Main Page The Wisdom of the Bhagavadgita is presented at Hinduwebsite.com
on daily basis by Jayaram V, in which he explains the truths, concepts and philosophy
hidden in the scripture
of the Upanishads, Main Page The Wisdom of the Upanishads is presented at Hinduwebsite.com
on daily basis by Jayaram V. This section contain important concepts and secrets
of the Upanishads.
Have Heard Once - Buddhism An explanation about the Buddhist tradition of using
the expression, Thus I have once heard, in the Buddhist Sutras, such as Diamond
Sutra, Heart Sutra, Lotus Sutra etc.