Posts Tagged ‘ Hinduism ’

Love, commando style : How a new bunch of reformers are determined to set things right in India

Jun 6th, 2012 | By

A new group called ‘The Love Commandos’ have attracted recent media attention by launching a crusade against traditionalists who try to oppose marriage across caste and religious borders in India.

The circumstances leading to the birth of ‘Yoga’ (Book Excerpt)

Jun 20th, 2011 | By

Around 800-500 B.C. in India, there is evidence that growing discontent with Vedic ritualism led to the development of the Aranyakas and the Upanishads, a way of thought and philosophy leading to a fundamental shift from ritual worship of multiple Gods to some of the most profound questions about Man’s relationship with the cosmos. This

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Hinduism : The March of the Gods

May 18th, 2011 | By

A traditional number quoted for the number of gods and goddesses in the ancient Hindu scriptures is 330 million. As there is no record of any cosmic census, it must be assumed that is such an extraordinary figure is aimed at making a philosophical point – that the number of gods that man can create

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