The thing that sets the Hindu religion apart from all the other religions is that it enables freedom in its followers. The Abrahamic religions and even Buddhism and Jainism have a set of laws, commandments, or disciplines that they prescribe to their followers. Christianity and Judaism have their commandments; Islam has Shariyat; Buddhism has the famous eightfold path and Jainism has the five…Read more
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ॐ असतो मा सद्गमय । तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय । मृत्योर्मा अमृतं गमय । ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥
Holi – Puranic Tale Behind the Festival
Here comes the festival of colors and happiness. Entire country is celebrating Holi, wearing a festive look. Everyone is painted in delight at the arrival of this festival as the season itself is charmingly beautiful and full of enthusiasm.
We also know Holi as the Spring Festival – it marks the arrival of spring, the season of hope and joy. Behind the fun, festivity, colors and sweets there…Read more
Hindu Religion – The Basics: Part 2
In my last blog, I wrote how the Hindu religion segregates religions based on beliefs. It is curious to see how a religion differentiates between religions and how theologians do it. The theologians tell one religion from another with differences in the data sets of foundation, functionalism, sociology, and symbolic interactionism. While the Hindu religion does this purely based on the functional principles. The later…Read more