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Information about Hinduism or Sanatana Dharma. Hinduism’s Origin, Hindu literature, Vedas, Vedangas, Darshan, Hindu Knowledge system

Famous Hindu converts

You can easily find a list of celebrities who have converted to Hinduism but this list is a little different. This list includes only those who have not only converted to Hinduism but have taken up its cause. This list is just a small token of appreciation for their work… Read More »Famous Hindu converts

Varnashrama Dharma

The life of a Hindu is divided into four ashramas or stages of life. Just like an individual’s life is divided into four parts, so does society. Society is divided into four Varnas so that it can function properly without much concentration of power. The goals of one’s life are… Read More »Varnashrama Dharma

Does Vedas contain Science

Whenever there is a new invention, Indians claim that it was already mentioned in the Vedas or existed in ancient India. If this is true, why can’t we invent/ discover something with the help of Vedas and is useful in modern times, that has not been invented yet? This was… Read More »Does Vedas contain Science

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?

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