Hinduism

Death and Life, a Vedantic Perspective!

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Intelligence, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog !   In normal parlance we use the phrase ‘Life and Death’ in that order because ordinarily it is understood as a linear process; first life…

Going beyond Religion, Spirituality!

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Intelligence, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog ! It is a very common question, especially among those who are new to spirituality,”Where do I begin? Do I really need a guide/teacher to teach…

Census 2016 Results: Large Growth in No Religion, Orthodox Christianity and Hinduism in Ireland

Preliminary Results from the 2016 Census released by the Central Statistics Office last week show that Orthodox Christianity and Hinduism were the fastest growing religion in Ireland between 2011 and 2016 (Chapter 8, Religion (PDF)) Orthodox Christianity, which included Greek, Coptic, Russian and others, grew by 37.5% during the five years. In 2011 there were…

The Mind and Liberation!

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Lord, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog !     You must be wondering, “What unconnected topics! What do they have in common? ” Lets explore ! First things first, let us try…

What is the “God” principle?

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Lord, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog ! “What is God ??” or Like many of us would like to phrase it, “Who is God?” All of us will come to this question…

Biography of an Individual (Jiva)!!

Om! Humble salutations to The Lord, The Advaita Guru Parampara(teaching lineage) and my own Guru(teacher) who has endowed me with the content I put forth ! The “Individual” mentioned in the title above applies to you, me, Mr. Smith from across the road, Mrs. Yusuf the next door neighbor, Xiao Ming the piano teacher and…

Interfaith Calendar 2017

Almost each day of the year is a sacred time for someone, somewhere. This inclusive religious calendar for nine major world religions: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Paganism, Shinto and Sikhism, as well as Humanist/Secular dates. We hope you will come to this page regularly to learn about the festivals of your spiritual tradition…

Celebrating Diwali 2016

Globally, October 30th is celebrated as Diwali, the festival of lights. It is arguably one of the biggest celebrations inside and outside of India for the South Asian community. What is most incredible is the diversity of significance of the day for a number of different faith communities including Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs. While Diwali is…

Celebrating Holi 2016, Welcoming Spring in Colour

Holi is the Hindu festival of colours. It is celebrated at the end of the winter season, on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna. In 2016, Holi falls on March 23-24. A photo posted by PureJewels, London since 1975 (@purejewelscom) on Mar 24, 2016 at 2:45pm PDT Holi is observed with great fanfare…

Interfaith Calendar 2016

Almost each day of the year is a sacred time for someone, somewhere. This inclusive religious calendar for nine major world religions: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Paganism, Shinto and Sikhism. We hope you will come to this page regularly to learn about the festivals of your religious tradition as well as your neighbours’…

Diwali 2015

Globally, November 10th is celebrated as Diwali, the festival of lights. It is arguably one of the biggest celebrations inside and outside of India for the South Asian community. What is most incredible is the diversity of significance of the day for a number of different faith communities including Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs. While Diwali is…