Aging Gracefully

Secrets from India on Soaring Spiritually through Your Precious Senior Years on Planet Earth Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Founder of Hinduism Today Growing old. Let’s talk about it. There is a false concept that stops people from living the long, full life described in the Vedas. Old age is as much a state of mind as […]

Hinduism, the Greatest Religion in the World

A Satguru’s penetrating insights on the Earth’s oldest living faith Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Founder of Hinduism Today Religion is man’s association with the Divine, and the ultimate objective of religion is realization of Truth. Forms which symbolize Truth are only indications; they are not Truth itself, which transcends all conceptualization. The mind in its efforts […]

All Religions are Not the Same

The problem with Hindu Universalism, A critique of radical universalism Frank Gaetano Morales, Ph.D. (Dharma Pravartaka) It is by no means an exaggeration to say that the ancient religion of Hinduism has been one of the least understood traditions in the history of world religion. The sheer number of stereotypes, misconceptions and outright false notions […]

Managing a Hindu Temple

Meeting the challenges of operating under laws and tax codes Katherine Nanda, Colorado, USA In an ideal world, getting together to build an edifice for the worship of God would be a very simple matter of duty and dharma. Until that ideal world is in place, though, we are stuck with one in which the […]

Does God Answer Our Prayers? – Swami Chinmayananda

If God were to fulfill the desires of people according to their prayers then the Impartial Lord would become “partial” towards those who pray. Then how does God fulfill the desires of His devotees? Lord Krishna says “Whatever form a devotee seeks to worship with “faith” that “faith” of his I make firm in him”. […]

Satyam (Truth)

Satyam (Truth) by Sri Swami Sivananda INTRODUCTION Truth is the seat of God. Truth is God. Truth alone triumphs. Truth is the basic law of life. Truth is the means and the goal ultimate. Truth is the law of freedom, falsehood the law of slavery and death. Truth is justice, fair play, adherence to the […]