Wednesday, August 22"Satyam Vada, Dharmam Chara" - Taittiriya Upanishad

Month: June 2018

How Christians Destroyed the Ancient World [Excerpt]

How Christians Destroyed the Ancient World [Excerpt]

Miscellaneous
Source: - New York Times. Vandalizing the Parthenon temple in Athens has been a tenacious tradition. Most famously, Lord Elgin appropriated the “Elgin marbles” in 1801-5. But that was hardly the first example. In the Byzantine era, when the temple had been turned into a church, two bishops — Marinos and Theodosios — carved their names on its monumental columns. The Ottomans used the Parthenon as a gunpowder magazine, hence its pockmarked masonry — the result of an attack by Venetian forces in the 17th century. Now Catherine Nixey, a classics teacher turned writer and journalist, takes us back to earlier desecrations, the destruction of the premier artworks of antiquity by Christian zealots (from the Greek zelos — ardor, eager rivalry) in what she calls “The Darkening Age.” Using the mutila
Strange Similarities Between Greek And Indian Mythology

Strange Similarities Between Greek And Indian Mythology

Hinduism
Source: - Gyan Factory YouTube Channel. If you’re a fan of mythology I’m sure you’ve already figured out what this Video is about. Greek and Indian Mythology are two of the oldest mythologies known to man. Although both of these mythologies have no established connection with each other, yet they share some striking similarities. In this Video we’re going to compare 10 Greek Gods and/or heroes with their best possible match from Indian mythology. Some of the comparisons indicate towards a parallelism between the two cultures, while other comparisons hint towards a direct collaboration/inoculation of the deities/heroes from one culture to another. No matter the thousands of miles’ distance between the two, the parallelism is certainly striking and some fuel to the thoughts. https://www.y
Hinduism: Mythology Vs Reality

Hinduism: Mythology Vs Reality

Hinduism, Videos
Source: - Dharma Speaks YouTube Channel. The various stories in Sanathana Dharma are full of amazing fantastic tales of Gods, Goddesses and demons. They form an integral part of the spiritual beliefs of Hindu culture. But how can a rational mind hold them to be true? Are Hindus actually saying these things happened or are they just metaphorical? Are they fact or fiction? The video explains there are three ways to understand the different stories: Symbolic, Historical or as a Reality. For many devotees they use these narrations as a reality which dictates their perception of how they view life. This is a profound devotional science which results in one being transported into deeper states of Divine love. A Love which reveals the ultimate Truth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e03w6qABqZw...