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Is Hinduism oldest religion?

How old is Hinduism?

Disclaimer: The methods we follow here are based on the Indian perspective not western. Even though most of Indian history has been written and synced by western historians, still we take the dates given by traditional Indian sources where possible. Hinduism’s antiquity is a hotly debated topic. People ask all… Read More »How old is Hinduism?

Ancient Indian Gurukul education system

Gurukul Education System

India has produced great mathematicians, and astronomers like Varahamihira, Aryabhata, Bhaskaracharya, Acharya Chanakya, Brahmagupta, etc. Brahmagupta’s book when translated by Al-Khwarizmi, a mathematician at the library of Baghdad wisdom house, made the Arabian world acquainted with Indian mathematics. This helped the Arabian world under Abbasid Caliphate achieve a lot of… Read More »Gurukul Education System

Concept of God for Hindus

Concept of God in Hinduism

Ishwar (God) ईश्वर, also called supreme consciousness which is the origin of everything around us. According to Traitvada tradition, Ishwar, in addition to Prakriti and Jiva are the 3 ever existing reality. In Vedas, Ishwar has been given innumerable names, some of which we will discuss here. Shiva, Vishnu, Indra,… Read More »Concept of God in Hinduism

4 Purusharthas of Hinduism

Hinduism divides the life of a Hindu in the the pursuit of 4 purusharthas of life. These purusharthas can be called the goals of life of a Hindu.  Purushartha literally means action or work. Hinduism divides the life of an individual in four stages Each stage has a different purushartha… Read More »4 Purusharthas of Hinduism