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  • Raja Yoga

    Here is why Yoga is known as path to unite with God in Hindu Dharma

    Yoga is a Sanskrit word when translated to English means union. Yoga is the union between individual consciousness and the Infinite consciousness or God. Yoga is both spiritual and physical, which teaches that people should attempt to unite the individual spirit to God, to atman – the individual soul or essence of a person – […]

  • Know what food means in Hindu Dharma

    Food is so vitally important in Hindu religion that it is considered to be part of God or Brahman. It nourishes the entire physical, mental, and emotional aspects of a human being. It is considered a gift from God and should be treated respectfully. Food in Hindu Dharma Food is considered an actual part of […]

  • Smartha Sampradayat – An Introduction to Smartha Tradition

    There are sects among the Hindu population, some are devoted to certain deity – Shiva, Vishnu, Shakti. To each, they find solace and answers and continuity of their tradition in following their sect. One such sect which follows not just one but 5 deities is the Smartha Sect. Smartha is a Sanskrit word, which denotes […]

  • Good things in Hindu Dharma that Islam and Christianity lack

    Every world religion has its great philosophies and ways of the world associated with it. Both Christianity and Islam have it in abundance too. But there are certain things in Hindu dharma that fulfill the gap Islam and Christianity have, given that people get over the stereotypical mindset of the caste system and idol worship […]

  • The Concept of Brahman in Vedas is Beyond any Concept of Absolute

    First, let us analyze what Hindu Dharma holds to be the Absolute. In Sanskrit, the ultimate goal, or shall we say, the Absolute of Hindu Dharma is “Brahman”. The word derives from the root “brh”, meaning “that which grows” (brhati) or “Which causes to grow” (brhmayati). Is Brahman “God”? When we talk about Brahman, most […]