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Book Review: American Veda by Philip Goldberg

Many gurus found American scholars very receptive because Vedanta is compatible with Science. This attracted a lot of seekers willing to take the plunge and set sail on an exploratory journey.
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Choir Quarantined – Beyond Music Technology and Community building

54 Million people in the United States sing in professional, semi-professional and amateur choirs. Are they to be deprived of this joy for the foreseeable future?
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The Civilisational Clarion Calls

It is a kind of day, when a long-suppressed civilization heaves a collective sigh of relief, after five hundred years. At 12:15:15 PM IST,  August 5, 2020, let us pause, recall and bow to the...
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Hindu Studies in Academia

If we are to defend our religious heritage from these corrosive forces, we have no choice but to develop a strong cadre of Hindus committed to acquiring deeper knowledge of its philosophical...
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Can Hindus engage in Hindu Studies?

The time has come that insiders are able and equipped to impart Hindu Studies in authentic form. I am encouraged that as part of its mission, the Hindu University of America has undertaken to...
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A case for Hindu Studies in Academia

The Hindu community in India and globally have a dual role and responsibility: as direct inheritors of Hindu legacy and as its custodians. … The collective body of Hindu literature and writings is...

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Importance of Hindu Studies in Universities

Understanding Hinduism with systematic academic rigor from school to university level will open newer windows of self-exploration and self-pride in alienated Indians.
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Staying Alive – A Historical Perspective

A look into the history of ancient health practices in India which included smallpox inoculation, a prescription of for balanced lifestyle with moderate eating and exercises, quarantine,...

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Hindu Studies-A Worthy Challenger to Indology

Today, western Indologists shape and influence society’s views and perceptions about Hinduism and India, which are largely Hinduphobic. Hindu Studies as an academic discipline is of paramount...

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A Student Speaks on CIHS Course

A student from the HUA course – Critical Issues in Hindu Studies shares her thoughts about the course as we showcase some talks by the faculty for the course, Dr. Kundan Sigh.

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