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The Pillar in the New Paradigm

The Pillar in the New Paradigm
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Necessity for Hindu Studies in Academic...

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Academic studies of Hinduism is a necessity, as it can shape the current and future generations' understanding and appraisal of Hinduism. Academia has larger scale influence and...
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A Compelling Case for Hindu Studies

From the first time I saw the course listed on the Hindu University of America (“HUA”) website, I was intrigued. What did “Orientation to Hindu Studies” mean? Was it a fancy way of referring to...
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Is Para a transcendental entity?

Para and Apara are two terms that we often come across while reading or learning things related to Indian philosophy. Para is said to be Brahman, the Absolute Truth or Reality. Even though Para is...
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Transforming Karma Into Yoga

For the vast majority of people on the planet, the only conceivable human pursuits and actions (karma) possible are limited to the realms of Security and Pleasure (artha and kāma). But within those...
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Warfare in Ancient Bharat: Part 2 of 2

This is the second of the 2-part essay that delves into the warfare rules of engagement, ethics, and overall perspectives in ancient Bharat. The essay is part of the academic requirement for the HUA...
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Warfare in Ancient Bharat: Part 1 of 2

This is a two-part essay that delves into the warfare rules of engagement, ethics and overall perspectives in ancient Bharat. The essay is part of the academic requirement for the HUA course ‘...
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Yogavasistha: An Encyclopedia of Advaita...

Maharśi Vālmīki is known mainly for writing the epic Rāmāyaṇa but very few know that he also wrote another equally profound book called Uttara Rāmāyaṇa, Mahārāmāyaṇa, Ārśa-Rāmāyaṇa, Jñānavāsiṣṭha,...
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