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Hinduism: An Overview
Hinduism is believed to be the oldest organized religion in the world. It ranks as the third largest religion in the world after Christianity and Islam.
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
How The Major Arcana and The Tibetan Book of The Dead can work together
There are some striking complements to the Major Arcana of the Tarot and the Tibetan Book of the Dead. They are a nice enhancement to the meanings of these powerful cards. I claim no expertise on Buddhism but I found the resonance and compatibility to Tarot...
Religions >> Buddhism
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Buddhism: An Overview
BUDDHISM, as recognized by its million followers in the eastern and western world, is both a religion and a philosophy. It originated from the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who become the Supreme Buddha.
Religions >> Buddhism

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'Authentic' Vande Mataram Library aims to challenge Sheldon Pollock's 'foreign
What we are making it clear through this project is that every shastra – whether you call it secular or non-secular, and especially when you come to the spiritual and religious texts – every shastra contains two elements. ...
Genetic studies confirm historical evidence on caste enforcement
Two personalities figure prominently in the popular lore about the establishment of Hinduism. They are Manu and Sankaracharya. The former is the putative author of Manava Dharma Shastra, popularly known as Manusmriti, which spelt out the caste laws.
'It's murder, not suicide': Here's what politicians, students said about
The Manu Smritis and Sastras should be thrown away and burnt in the context of modern India. The superiority ... If you think it as your sacred duty to convert everyone from following Sanatana Dharma, see the whole world situation and think again.
Beef politics and religion: Why the idea needs to go beyond just cow protection
Many passages in the Manu Smriti, or Manav Dharma Shastra, for example (which came to be considered a key revelatory scripture) are concerned solely with the preservation and benefit of the Brahmin varna. Like most texts written in the past, the Manu ...
Why We Need Better Attempts To Understand Warfare In Ancient India
Yet it would be equally unhelpful to overemphasise the similarities between different approaches to war: Indian thinkers like Chanakya and Manu were, for example, as concerned with the potential for insurgency as they were with facing foreign enemies.

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