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The Science in Hinduism

Debunking idol worship

A modern scientific view of our universe

Within what people refer to as Hinduism there is a fundamental desire to know or understand the nature of reality and our place in the universe, and to be free of all suffering.

Within the subcontinent of India and its surrounds, people became seekers of knowledge and not believers and any particular thing. For something to be

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Belief or Knowledge?

A choice to make you or break you

When you know something, it is completely verifiable through direct experience or scientific method. Yet most of us believe in things that may not necessarily be true or real. There was a time when people believed that the Earth was flat, there was a time when people believed that this earth was the centre of the universe and that the sun rotated

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Philosophy - East and West

Words to shape our attitudes

Philosophy is something that we all invent and use to explain our lives and to justify our actions. It is putting together words to help us make sense of our lives and with those words, to explain and justify our existence thereby shaping our future.

Western philosophy is about outward looking based on the idea that the world we see around us is real and

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Yogic Terms

A glossary of yogic terms or words commonly used in yoga

English is a challenge for some, Sanskrit a mystery to be discovered

These words are used in books about Yoga, Buddhism and Hinduism and they are often a challenge to understand. These words like English sometimes have multiple meanings which I don’t go into, but I hope this page is a useful guide.

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Abhyasa: practice – the

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India

A heritage the world mostly ignores

Goddess Ganga – a Nepali paintingvia Tumblr

Renowned as a land of colour, the home to Yoga and Buddhism, and a curious range of sciences but ostracised as being third world with unacceptable levels of poverty and crime, yet India has a long heritage that few appreciate.

India was home to the worlds first civilisation with cities, water supplies and sewerage

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The Potential of Hinduism

The Science of Living and Attaining World Peace

Most people associate the idea of Hinduism with India and the pantheon of gods and goddesses as depicted in this image to the right. But this is only part of the story that stretches back for tens of thousands of years.

There is no quick or five-minute description that can convey much of this subject, but what is referred to as

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Hindu Myths and Facts

What is Real and What is False?

Deciding what is real or what is true and what is false is a challenge that should not be undertaken lightly because the yogis and Buddha’s who have walked this earth before us have testified that everything is an illusion. Therefore there is no absolute reality to be found in this world and asking the question what is ultimately true or false

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Why is Yoga a Science?

And why is Hinduism not a religion?

Vishnu – the sustainer

The word yoga as most people know means unity, but no one can possibly understand the word unity until that unity has been experienced. Therefore until one has achieved the unity of being connected to our inherent nature, yoga cannot be understood and the word is only used in reference to all the methodologies that may or may

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Could You become a Hindu?

A trend sweeping the world

From St Petersburg in Russia to Tennessee in the USA, Guyana in Africa, Melbourne in Australia and many places in between tens of thousands of ordinary everyday people are embracing Hinduism.

Before continuing let me clear up the misconceptions about what is Hindu and what is Hinduism. The word ‘Hindu’simply refers to the geography of the region we know as India. A Christian born in

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Bharatanatyam Dance

‪Meditation in Movement

Image courtesy of Sheela Unnikrishnan http://www.sridevinrithyalaya.com/

Originating in the temples of Tamil Nadu, South India, Bharatha Natiyam Dance (more commonly written as Bharatanatyam), has been an important aspect of Hindu tradition for over 2000 years.

Bhartanatyam is considered as one of the classical dance forms of ancient India that signifies the elements of the Earth and human body, the others being Odissi, Kuchipudi,

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