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Indian Creation Theories

Indian philosophy and religion are very diverse and comprehensive. They never provide a “one size fits everyone” solution to any concept. They provide a full spectrum of options and possibilities for people with various temperaments. Theory of Creation is no … Continue reading

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Four Yogas in Bhagavad Gita

(An edited version of this article was published in the August 2017 issue of Vedanta Kesari, the monthly magazine published from Ramakrishna Math, Chennai.) Swami Vivekananda has highlighted four paths to reach the Ultimate Goal. His famous words reflect this: “Each … Continue reading

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The Way of the Gita

The Gita is very clear that one has to put effort by these three: 1. Karma Yoga: work and offer the fruits of action to the Lord and then offer the action itself to Him, be even-minded in success and … Continue reading

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Hinduism in support of diversity of religions

I recently read this in the book “Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna”, which contains recordings of conversations with Sri Ramakrishna, the Guru of Swami Vivekananda. This gives the Hindu point of view, which can be seen in all the teaching of … Continue reading

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What happened to Mahabali?

Many descriptions of the Vamana Avatara portray King Mahabali in a bad light. They portray that Lord Vishnu punished him by pushing into hell by pushing Mahabali’s head down with His feet. If a person carefully reads the most authoritative … Continue reading

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