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Symbolism of Ganga As the Purifier and Liberator

The essay describes the symbolism of the River Ganga as the purifier and liberator of mortal beings and how it similar to other sources of liberation or purifiers.

17 Feb 2015 5:29 am
Hinduism And The Evolution of Life And Consciousness

This essay explains the Evolution of Life and Consciousness According to Hinduism, contrasted with the current scientific theory of evolution.

9 Feb 2015 9:27 pm
Kaivalya, the State of Aloneness

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

3 Feb 2015 11:04 pm
The Importance of the 10th Chapter of the Bhagavadgita, Day 38

Find out the spiritual significance of the 10th Chapter of the Bhagavadgita which speaks about the manifestations of God.

3 Feb 2015 11:03 pm
Gandhi, Jesus, Hitler, What is Common to Them?

The author ponts to a rather unsual similarity in character of Gandhi, Hitler and Jesus, despite their dissimilar and contrasting backgrounds

25 Jan 2015 10:58 pm
Can Downloading Mind Into a Computer Help Humans to Reconnect to Their Past Lives?

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.

20 Jan 2015 8:31 am
Are You Stuck Between Being and Becoming?

The essay is about managing your expectations, knowing the states of being and becoming, why we must accept the current reality to learn from it and make progress in life.

16 Jan 2015 11:00 pm
Hinduism on Suffering

Know why according to Hinduism suffering arises, why people suffer and how to resolve pain and suffering through innter transformation and learning to endure it.

15 Jan 2015 11:36 am
Helping Others

Hinduwebsite editorial. About the need for charitable activity among Hindusand willingness to serve the community with philanthropic activity to outgrow selfishness and prevent conversions

11 Jan 2015 11:16 pm
A Great Hindu Emperor Not Many Hindus Know

This essay speaks about the greatness of Samudra Gupta a Hindu ruler who played a prominent role in the preservation and continuity of Hinduism

6 Jan 2015 4:09 am
The Symbolism of Mahishasura Marddini

The essay presents the true symbolism hidden in the legend of Mahishasura Mardanam found in the Hindu Puranas and what the goddess Chandika represents

4 Jan 2015 7:45 am
Ashtavakra Samhita 1.1

This is a new series we have started on the translation and commentary of the Ashtavakra Gita or the Ashtavakra Samhita

30 Dec 2014 11:01 pm
Does God Take Birth?

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

30 Dec 2014 4:04 am
Hinduism and Premarital Relationships

The essay presents an analysis of trends in Hindu socieity towards premaritial sex and changing sexual and moral values

29 Dec 2014 1:03 am
The Problem of Conversion - Make Hinduism a Missionary Religion

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.

27 Dec 2014 2:52 am
What is yYour Notion of God?

The author presents the idea and the illusion of God according to Hinduism and the diversity of opinion regarding his existence or nonexistence

22 Dec 2014 4:13 am
Why do we want our World to End?

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.

20 Dec 2014 6:13 am
How Can You Combine the Power of Five Yogas To Wash Away Your Sins?

The essay examines the importance of karmayoga and its relation with four other yogas, namely jnana yoga, buddhi yoga, sanyasa yoga, and bhakti yoga.

17 Dec 2014 9:59 pm
Should December 25 be a Public Holiday in India?

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.

16 Dec 2014 7:11 am
The Meaning and Significance of Heart in Hinduism

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.

16 Dec 2014 7:10 am
Do You Have Any Plans For Your Rebirth or Reincarnation?

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?

14 Dec 2014 10:49 am
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.

11 Dec 2014 8:14 am
Racism in America, The Truth

The truth about race relations in America and elsewhere, different types of racism and discrimination, and how it effects the lives of people.

7 Dec 2014 3:56 am
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.

4 Dec 2014 4:15 am
Tapping Into The Hidden Intelligence

This essay 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.

29 Nov 2014 6:50 am
Does God Control Your Life?

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

25 Nov 2014 12:55 am
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.

22 Nov 2014 10:24 pm
The 12 Manifestations of Brahman, the Supreme God of Hinduism

The Essay describes twelve most important and highest manifestations of Brahman, the highest God, and their significance in Hinduism

20 Nov 2014 11:38 pm
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 and attitud

18 Nov 2014 9:45 pm
The 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

14 Nov 2014 10:17 pm
Ten Distinguishing Features Of Hinduism

Find the ten most distinguishing features of Hinduism such as Atman, Brahman, gods and goddesses, literature, karma, rebirth, and liberation

13 Nov 2014 6:17 am
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

10 Nov 2014 11:16 pm
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

7 Nov 2014 4:33 am
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

1 Nov 2014 12:59 am
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

30 Oct 2014 11:56 pm