Sunday, October 21"Satyam Vada, Dharmam Chara" - Taittiriya Upanishad

Month: April 2018

Hinduism: Understanding Karma and Reincarnation

Hinduism: Understanding Karma and Reincarnation

Source: - Dharma Speaks YouTube Channel. Reincarnation can be a difficult concept to accept. But the idea makes sense when we understand that we are not what we take ourselves to be. The Masters and scriptures declare that beyond our physical and mental existence we are the Atman. Life is a cosmic journey where the Atman samples different aspects of life through different incarnations. Karma is the force of the universe that makes this happen. It is not a moral judge, but a law which allows us to create our future. Eventually after many lives we seek to break the ties of Karma and repeated birth and death, through Yoga. Yoga is the method of centering our consciousness on the Atman. When we do this we rise above our Samskaras (impressions) and reach a state beyond Karma and Rebirth - W...
Indian Deities Worshipped in Japan (Japanese Version)

Indian Deities Worshipped in Japan (Japanese Version)

Courtesy: - Indian Diplomacy. There is a very important bridge of culture joining India and Japan. In the words of HE Mr. Yasukuni Enoki, Former Ambassador of Japan - “It is very important for the Japanese to know that in the bottom of Japanese culture, Indian culture is very firmly imprinted”. Buddhist and Hindu deities of India are worshiped by the people of Japan. The 5th century Sanskrit script is revered in Japan and its letters denoting different deities, are considered sacred by the Japanese. This documentary by cultural historian Benoy Behl explores this important link between the two countries. This is the Japanese subtitled version of the original documentary uploaded in 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsTUV88ohts Featured Image credit - https://www.booksfact.com/religio
Who is the Ultimate God in Hinduism?

Who is the Ultimate God in Hinduism?

Source: - Satadru Saha Youtube channel. The Hindus believe in many gods and goddesses. At the same time they also believe in the existence of one Supreme God, whom they call variously as Paramatma (Supreme Self), Parameshwar (Supreme Lord), Parampita (Supreme Father). Iswara, Maheswara, Bhagawan, Purusha, Purushottama, Hiranyagarbha and so on. In the Vedas and several scriptures, He is popularly known as Brahman, the infinite, expansive, supreme God. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBkAFPV5Hyo
Why & How Indian Temples Were Created ? Kailash Temple in Ellora Caves || Sadhguru || Adiyogi

Why & How Indian Temples Were Created ? Kailash Temple in Ellora Caves || Sadhguru || Adiyogi

Source: Adiyogi YouTube Channel. Why & How Indian Temples Were Created ? How Kailash Temple in Ellora Caves were created ? Sadhguru explains how a temple is a tool to make the divine more manifestly experience-able. He looks at how one can use this tool appropriately and talks of some of the phenomenal temples that have been built in the Indian subcontinent. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GqhCxX2Wn8