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Inauguration of the 'Statue Of Oneness'

HUA faculty Dr. D. K. Hari and Dr. Hema Hari share their profound experience at the inauguration of the 'Statue of Oneness - Ekatmata Ki Pratima' at Omkareshwar, on September 21, 2023, the history...
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Exploring Adhikāri Sādhaka – Part 1

This is the first part of a two-part blog on the qualities of an Adhikāri Sādhaka—an aspirant for the knowledge of Brahman. A close reading of the Prana and Katha Upaniṣads reveals the ethical and...

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Tamil Nadu - Intertwined with Vedic History

Around 1500 BCE, a band of fair-skinned people called the Aryans, already living a Vedic culture with European origins, invaded the peaceful Indian subcontinent in droves and caused the...
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The Flawed Portrayal of Caste in Modern...

In American classrooms, the study of World Cultures or World History, which is typically done in middle school and high school, is intended to give students an appreciation of how other cultures and...
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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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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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Better Understanding of Hinduism Requires a...

There is no single solution to the challenge of cultivating better narratives, methods, and paradigms to  improve and expand the understanding of Hinduism and Hindus.

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