Articles on Hinduism

Why Guru Purnima is unique to Hindu dharma

Jul 14,19

Many religions honour their founder or great teacher in various ways. Hindu dharma is perhaps unique in honouring the guru or spiritual master as a principle in itself beyond any particular personality, philosophy or revelation.The true guru is a position of spiritual guidance, the illuminating presence of a higher awareness. The guru is not limited to any physical person, however exalted he or she may be.

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Why the Warrior Form of Hanuman is Relevant Today

Aug 11,18

If  we look deeply at the story of Hanuman he is first and foremost a great warrior who has inspired …

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Idols and Icons: Why Murti Should Be Used Instead

Feb 11,18

Representational Forms in Religious Worship   Most of the religions and spiritual traditions of the world – with the general …

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Gau rakshak menace is not a national issue – it’s a propaganda

Jul 3,17

The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published y DailyO. The danger of cow protectors is the latest …

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Why Hindu dharma is the world’s most profound philosophical tradition

Jul 3,17

India’s great gift of higher knowledge to the world that remains at the cutting edge of science, spirituality and psychology …

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Bhagavad Gita as India’s National Book

Dec 11,16

Dharma is not a matter of dogma, but of doing the best possible in any given situation, however difficult. The …

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We need to embrace Shri Krishna now more than ever

Aug 24,16

If there is any single figure who represents India, its yogic spirituality, vibrant culture and great history, it is Shri Krishna. This is not any easy choice as India is also the land of Buddha, Rama, Shankara and other sages of the highest order.

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India owes its tolerance to Hindu dharma

Jan 5,16

India has been primarily Hindu in terms of culture and religion for many centuries, extending to thousands of years. Hinduism has endured remarkably through long periods of foreign invasion and hostile rule, though other ancient religions have long since perished.

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Hindu Response to Western Intellectual Challenges

Dec 9,14

By Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley) For the closing plenary session of the World Hindu Congress Nov. 23, 2014. The congress …

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Esoteric Hinduism and Western Esoteric Traditions

Sep 22,14

By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Global Esoteric Traditions Esoteric, mystical, and occult traditions have been widely connected worldwide as …

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