Saying MAY GOD BLESS YOU May Be One Of The Many Dangers Of Doubt

In this blog post, I am trying to explore something unusual and this may only relate to people who are believers in God; public or personal. Quiet often we hear words like “may God bless you” or “may this festival bring light and happiness in your life.” My question of, why this element of “may”? Why … Continue reading Saying MAY GOD BLESS YOU May Be One Of The Many Dangers Of Doubt

Can Black Or White Be Auspicious Or Inauspicious?

Different cultures have different representation of colors; especially black or white. Let's explore. People wear white in Hindu funeral, while people black in a Christian funereal. Indian babies are applied black dot on the forehead to protect them from evil eye, while a temple for home is built with white marble. Throughout the world, black … Continue reading Can Black Or White Be Auspicious Or Inauspicious?

The Great Black Indian Dot: Protection Or Superstition?

The evil eye is a curse believed to be cast by an ill glare, usually given to a person when they are unaware. Many cultures believe that receiving the evil eye will cause misfortune or injury. I don't know about other cultures but I definitely have seen Indian parents tying black threads and applying a … Continue reading The Great Black Indian Dot: Protection Or Superstition?

Hinduism Is Not A Religion But A Way Of Life; A Path To Religion

I have explained in detail about the word religion, it's essence, relevance, misuse and misinterpretation, in my previous blog post. In this post, let us understand the meaning, genesis, essence of Hinduism. This is from my point-of-view after reading various ancient scriptures, understanding and limited knowledge of the subject. The term Hindu has been coined … Continue reading Hinduism Is Not A Religion But A Way Of Life; A Path To Religion

Husband And Wife In Islam

Marriage is a sacred bond entered into by two people who are committed in their goal to fulfill their lives and attain the pleasure of their creator. It's also a natural human impulse to want to share your life with someone special and create a family. When everything is new, it is easy to remain enthusiastic, … Continue reading Husband And Wife In Islam

Role And Status Of Women In Ancient India

Women in ancient India enjoyed high status in society. Their condition was good. The women were provided opportunity to attain high intellectual and spiritual standard. Though monogamy was mostly common, some section of the society indulged in polygamy. There was no system of early marriage. But from enjoying free and esteemed positions in the society, … Continue reading Role And Status Of Women In Ancient India

What Is Mythology?

Myths are the stories people tell to explain nature, history and customs. Mythology refers variously to the collected myths of a group of people or to the study of such myths. Myth is a feature of every culture. Many sources for myths have been proposed, ranging from personification of nature or personification of natural phenomena, … Continue reading What Is Mythology?

Understanding Death—The Vedic Way

Though the ordinary man looks upon death with dread and sadness, those who have gone before know it as a wondrous experience of peace and freedom. Every one of us is going to die someday, so there is no use in being afraid of death. You don’t feel miserable at the prospect of losing consciousness … Continue reading Understanding Death—The Vedic Way

5 Powerful Lessons From Quran

It's my strong belief that the Quran contains one of the best personal-development technologies in existence. Islam has all the tools we need to succeed and we must put them to use. The following lessons can transform our lives in profound ways: Every little thing matters:  Anyone who does an atom’s weight of good will see it, and … Continue reading 5 Powerful Lessons From Quran

A Different Perceptive On Religion, Dharma and Madhab

The moment man became religious should have been the end of all conflict, but unfortunately, everywhere in the world, religion has become the main source of conflict. This has taken the maximum number of lives and caused the maximum amount of pain on the planet for thousands of years. This is only because people believe … Continue reading A Different Perceptive On Religion, Dharma and Madhab