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Philippines plans to give Muslims autonomous zone

Posted By Editorial Team | Nov 19th, 2014

By JIM GOMEZ   Sep. 10, 2014 9:36 AM EDT Filipino Muslims shout slogans during a rally near the Presidential Palace in support of the… Read more   MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The president of the overwhelmingly Catholic Philippines proposed Wednesday to give Muslims in the south the ability to run their own government under their own flag, […]

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Modi, the Pope and the ‘Problem’ of Science

Posted By Editorial Team | Nov 19th, 2014

What Narendra Modi  said about genetic science being known in ancient India was wrong, but it was not anti-science. But what Pope Francis stated about the ‘requirement of a creator’ behind the Big Bang and evolution presupposing creation, though sophisticated, has the potential to thwart science. In 1967, double Nobel Laureate (for chemistry and peace) […]

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A divided miracle – China, Japan, India and Buddhism

Posted By Editorial Team | Nov 12th, 2014

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray China and Japan didn’t seem to be on speaking terms. Flanking Suranjan Das, Calcutta University’s vice-chancellor, but separated by disputed islands and the “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, the consuls-general of the two countries carefully avoided looking at each other as they glowed in the radiance of the Buddha. Emphasizing […]

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Revoking Doctrine of Discovery – Church confiscation of indigenous lands and providing restorative justice for victims by siphoning Third World debt

Posted By Editorial Team | Oct 31st, 2014

Revoking Doctrine of Discovery – Church confiscation of indigenous lands and providing restorative justice for victims by siphoning Third World debt Posted by Shenali D Waduge On October 23, 2014 0 Comment Who is to be accountable for over 100million deaths and the confiscation of lands and territories, the elimination of entire tribes, the dehumanizing of values, cultures and the […]

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Reconciling the Ancient with New – Fascinating Balinese Hindus

Posted By Editorial Team | May 4th, 2014

by Shri Ratan Sharda, founding member VAK A recent visit to Bali, an island among group of islands within Indonesia has been a fascinating experience for me as a practicing Hindu and a student of Hindu culture. We are aware that Bali island is a Hindu majority area within a highly populous infact largest Muslim country in […]

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Faith in the Internet Age

Posted By Editorial Team | May 4th, 2014

by Shri Ratan Sharda – Founder member VAK I undertook a pilgrimage to Srisailam (Mallikarjun), one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. 200 km south of Hyderabad. It was coincidence that the days coincided with the week of Mahashivratri. This providential combination of circumstances helped me witness rare site of faith of thousands of pilgrims and their self organized pilgrimage. […]

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Know Thy Vedas

Posted By Editorial Team | Dec 5th, 2013

Rig Veda mentions that the greatest service to God is to spread the spirit of Vedas with honesty, straight-forwardness, without deceit of any kind, for all to enjoy true and spiritual happiness.

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Hinduism before and after Swami Vivekanand – RAM JETHMALANI

Posted By Editorial Team | Dec 5th, 2013

The Indian nation has experienced a Kaleidoscope of change about man’s connection with the universe outside and man’s life and mission on this planet. India too has gone through what in European history have come to be called Renaissance and a Reformation.

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Names of God in India and Iran

Posted By Editorial Team | Oct 24th, 2013

  NAMES OF GOD IN INDIA & IRAN Avinash Talegaonkar  INTRODUCTION Yam śaivâ samupâsate śiva iti brahmeti vedântino Bauddhâ buddha iti pramâņapaţavâ: karteti naiyâyikâ: Arhannityatha jainaśâsanaratâ: karmeti mîmâmsakâ: So-yam yo vidadhâtu vanchitaphalam trailokyanâtho hari: || Different perspectives give rise to different names and epithets. The wise debate whether this profusion of names is an outcome […]

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Rajiv Malhotra Speaks Out on Challenges to Swami Vivekananda’s Legacy Today

Posted By Editorial Team | Oct 10th, 2013

Rajiv Malhotra, President of Infinity Foundation, is well-known in USA and India for his fulltime championing, funding, and articulation of Hindu causes.

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