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Who Speaks for Hindu Studies?

A non-Hindu may certainly teach Hinduism, but Hinduism must be taught on par with other traditions. The Vedas, Upanishads, Brahmasutras, Itihasas are not a playground for one to reconcile...

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Svādhyāya: Self-Study

Svādhyāya is ‘self-study’, recommended by the Yoga Sūtras, and is an integral part of Kriyā Yoga defined in its second chapter. 
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How Hindu Dharma Transformed America: A Reflective Essay

The footprints of Hindu philosophy (on America) are so subtle that even today, a common American person may not be aware of anything with regards to Hinduism or Sanatana Dharma.

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Arjuna’s Problem and Bhagavān’s Solution: A Reflection

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Bhagavān’s expertise in revealing this infinity to Arjuna in a palatable way competently provides the resolution to his, and subsequently, all of humanity’s problems.

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Takeaways and Surprises on How Hindu Dharma Transformed America

While I had known some of the impact of Hinduism on America, prior to beginning this course, I had not known of the extent and scale of impact, the nature of certain impacts and the adaptions that...

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Ayurveda and Beyond: The Need for Hindu Studies in Academic Institutions

Hindu studies in academic institutions of all levels is important to present the breadth and depth of Hindu thought to humanity. The opportunity to receive this education is important for the sake...

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How Hindu Dharma Transformed America: A Personal Essay

There was a void in the West, and the wisdom that was so abundant in the East flowed here easily and effortlessly.

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Us vs Them — A Reflection

When Hindus talk about Ahimsa, Shanti and Peace, but do not seem to have a big stick to back it up with they often seem unprepared for conflict, merely engaging in naïve, happy talk.

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The Hindu Paradigm & World Consciousness

How the Hindu concept of Puruśārtha can help make the world a better place by placing "Pursuit of Happiness" in the right perspective.

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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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