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Hindu spiritual and service fair 2013, Chennai to start from Feb 19th

A Press Conference was conducted at Hotel Deccan Plaza on Monday, 11th February 2013 by the Organising Committee of the Hindu Spiritual and Service Foundation [HSSF]. On the Conference dais…

Kumbha Mela- Largest gathering in the world

Kumbha Mela- Largest gathering in the world

Kumbh Mela is the largest gathering of humanity on the earth and a unique event that blends religious and social features of Indian society.  Kumbh Mela at Allahabad is the…

Ayroor-Cherukolpuzha Hindu convention begins

Swami Poornamritanandapuri, of Mata Amritanandamayi Math, has said that for a peaceful and happy life, people should have to opt for the spiritual path.  Inaugurating the 101st Ayroor-Cherukolpuzha Hindu convention,…

Swami Chidananda Puri’s Satsang – Great oppurtunity for Bangalorites

Swami Chidananda Puri’s Satsang – Great oppurtunity for Bangalorites

Here is a great opportunity to attend two Satsangs in Bangalore by Srimad Chidanandapuri Swami, the head of Advaithashramam, Kolathur, Kozhikode. On Feb 8th Friday, at 7:00 PM at Sri Ayyappan…

Take Swami Vivekananda to every house – A song on Swamiji – “Man Mein Taakat”

Bangalore, January 30, 2013: Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birth Anniversary was an occasion for everyone which imbued the spirit of national enthusiasm.  With the objective of facilitating the awakening of the…

101st Ayroor-Cherukolpuzha Hindumatha Parishad from Feb 3rd

The 101st Ayroor-Cherukolpuzha Hindumatha Parishad will start here from Feb 3 to Feb 10.In the sand beds of pampa, Swami Amritaswaroopananda Puri, general secretary of Mata Amrithanandamayi Math will inaugurate…

Women, break your shackles and awaken – AMMA

Women, break your shackles and awaken – AMMA

( Extracted fromMata Amritanandamayi’s Inagural speech on the occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birth Anniversary in Delhi ) Amma wishes to express her deep sorrow about the recent trend of…

Contribution of Swami Vivekananda to Hindutva and National Renaissance – By Dr Swamy

DR.SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY, Ph.D. (Harvard)President of Janata Party Swami Vivekananda told a rapt Harvard University Law School audience just before going to Chicago to deliver his famous address in 1893 that…

Sabarimala: Thousands of Devotees witness Makarajyoti

Sabarimala: Thousands of Devotees witness Makarajyoti

SABARIMALA: Thousands of Ayyappa devotees on Monday witnessed `Makarajyothi’ at the Ayyappa Sannidhanam in Sabarimala. Before their insatiate eyes, appeared Makara Sankranti star on the eastern horizon of the Sannidhanam.…

Srimad Bhagavata Sapthaha Yajnam in New Delhi

Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya Navodayam (Regd.) a cultural organisation of Kerlites in Delhi organising 7th Srimad Bhagavata Sapthaha Yajna from 24th to 31st March 2013 at Sri Ishta Sidhi Vinayaka…

Divine Particles – Appeal to scientists to conduct further research

Divine Particles Pressnote by Sanatan Sanstha…

Arya Sandesam Pathrika January 2013

Soft copy of Arya Sandesam, a vedic monthly journal being published by Arya Samajam, Vellinezhi (Kerala). This month’s (January 2013) highlights includes :- – Rigvedam (Dayananda Bhashyam) Malayalam translation (continued…

Historic event Vivekavahini held at Palakkad

Historic event Vivekavahini held at Palakkad

In the historic event Viveka Vahini – More than 1500+ little Vivekanandas in saffron robes were presented at Rappadi Open Air Auditorium, Palakkad in association with Bharatheeya Vidhya Nikethan(Vidya Bharathi).…

Athmano Mokshartham, Jagath Hithayacha

The historic time has arrived again. The golden opportunity to project the greatest icon of modern day Hinduism- Swami Vievekananda – and his ideals in to the limelight. January 12th…

Sabarimala Temple Opens for Makaravilakku Festival

The Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala has been opened for the Makaravilakku festival on Sunday. Melsanthi Damodharan Potti , accompanied by Tantri Kandararu Rajeevararu , opened the sanctum sanctorum at 5.30…

How Agnihotra Homam Saved A Family From Bhopal Gas Tragedy?

M.P. Bhattathiri Indian Vedic contribution is a reservoir of Vibrant Information and Harmonious Creativity. May the womb of nature embrace all with tranquil blessings from this day forward. Let this…

Samskritam comes to Chennaities through Bhagavad Gita

It was a nice idea. Chennai Samskrita Bharati workers took Samskritam to the participants of a Camp through Bhagavad Gita. 15th Gita Shibiram (Residential camp) to create awareness about our…

Makarajyothi Award to Acharya M R Rajesh

Makarajyothi Award constituted by Kshetrayanam Magazine to be conferred upon Acharya M R Rajesh. The award constituted for best spiritual scriptural work is being awarded for ‘Ayyappa Rahasyam’. It is…

Hindu Good News!

The world is in a time of transition. Globalization, increasing movement of people across national boundaries, environmental challenges, religious conflict, emerging economies and a multi-polar world all demand shifts in…

Arya Sandesam Pathrika December 2012

Soft copy of Arya Sandesam, a vedic monthly journal being published by Arya Samajam, Vellinezhi (Kerala). This month’s (December 2012) highlights includes :- – Swamy Shradhanand Anusmaran on his martyrdom…

Thousands offered Arthi to Sacred Rivers on Karthik Purnima ; A sight to see and behold

Thousands offered Arthi to Sacred Rivers on Karthik Purnima ; A sight to see and behold

“Verily all this is water. All the created beings are water. The vital breaths in the body are water. Quadrupeds are water. Edible crops are water. Ambrosia is water. Samrat…

Veda Gurukula at Kozhikode

Kasyapa Veda Research Foundation invited applications for three year (full time) course on Veda from those who completed bachelor degree and are still brahmacharins. The three year learning will cover…

Dr. N Gopalakrishnan’s Excellent Lecture on Indian Science at VSC, IIT-Madras

Time Line of Lord Krishna Supported by Science

(An Excerpt from “Advancements of Ancient India’s Vedic Culture”)By Stephen Knapp One aspect that can show us the early nature of Vedic society, and with a little more reliability, is…

Rajiv Malhotra’s talk at Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha

DIWALI – Importance and Science behind it

HOW TO CELEBRATE DIWALI The word Diwali has been derived from ‘Deepavali’ which in turn is formed by dipa + avali (row). Deepavali is thus a ‘line or a row…

Deepaavali – The Festival of Lights

Hindus across the globe will celeberate Deepavali this year on  November 13,Tuesday. In the days of Deepaavali festival, we do the following four things:    1. Clean our houses, etc.  …

Survival is an uphill task for this Sanskrit paper

MYSORE: Sudharma, the world’s only Sanskrit daily celebrated its 43rd anniversary on Sunday. The single sheet daily which has a circulation of 4,000 and covers news, politics, yoga, vedas and…

N Damodaran Potti – New Sabarimala Melshanti

 N Damodaran Potti, 47, of Arattukulangara, Vaikom in Kottayam district was on Wednesday selected as the new Melshanti (chief priest) of the Lord Ayyappa temple at Kerala’s mountainous pilgrim centre…

Navaratri – Spiritual Significance

Importance of festivals 1. A religious festival is a collective religious rites performance of people. People celebrating such festivals and participating in the rites experience joy and bliss. 2. Every…

Manusmriti – Facts and Fiction

It is quiet common that we Hindus face several questions on our scriptures fromvarious quarters. Manusmriti is one of the favourite topics for Hindu bashers.Noted Vedic scholar Acharya M.R.Rajesh in…

Vivekananda House given on lease for 99 years

Vivekananda House given on lease for 99 years

CHENNAI, Octomber 11, 2012 : In the 150th year of Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary, the Ramakrishna Mission in Chennai has got a gift from the Jayalalithaa government. The state has…

Sreshtachara Sabha’s pooja courses at Ernakulam

Sreshtachara Sabha’s pooja courses at Ernakulam

An opportunity to learn Ganapathy Homam, Gayatri Saadhana, Sandhya Vandanam, etc. Performing pooja by oneself has more effect than attending pooja done by a priest. If we can learn and…

Sree Narayana Guru’s greatest messages

Sree Narayana Guru’s greatest messages

Your duty is only to inform others what you know. Never try to argue and win. Never kick anyone out, pull everyone in,  that should be our attitude Elevate yourselves…

Bhagavad Gita as a Clinical Tool to Treat Psychological Problems

The first ever recorded counselling session in India’s, and perhaps the world’s, history was when Lord Krishna spoke to Arjun just before the war in the Mahabharata; and it is…

Read Arya Sandesham – A Vedic Monthly Journal in Malayalam (Sept. 2012)

Soft copy of Arya Sandesam, a vedic monthly journal being published by Arya Samajam, Vellinezhi (Kerala). This month’s highlights includes :- – Malayalam translation of vaidik dharm -arya samaj prasnothari…

‘Hindu ideals and idols for students – A textbook for introducing Hindu Values’

 ‘Hindu ideals and idols for students – A textbook for introducing Hindu Values’ (Vishal Agarwal, ed. 2012) An extraordinary, lucid, introductory volume on Hindu dharma for students which should get…

The relevance of Vivekananda’s message on 9/11

Nowadays, 9/11 or September 11 is remembered as a black day – a terror day. Terrorism at its height killed hundreds of innocent citizens on this day in 2001 in…

Sree Krishna Jayanthi – Kerala to become Ambadi today

Sree Krishna Jayanthi – Kerala to become Ambadi today

Hindus in Kerala will celeberate Sree Krishna Jayanthi todaywith great devotion. Elaborate arrangements have made in all Sree Krishna Temples across the state. The festival of Krishna Janmashtami is the…

A Critical Examination of Shri Aurobindo’s Secret of the Veda

Hindus worship the Devas and Devatas of the Rig Veda as standing outside of their consciousness as objective realities. The Rig Vedic Rishis also worshipped them in this manner, and…

SaveTemples Office Opened in Hyderabad

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation is very to announce that SaveTemples Office is opened on the auspicious day on 28th July 2012. Dr. Ghazal Srinivas worked tirelessly and found a suitable…

Dictionary traces maths concepts to Vedas

 KOLKATA: For eight years, a few mathematics and Sanskrit scholars of the Calcutta University have been working on a mammoth project. They have been trying to establish a tall claim…

A unique book on the great Hindu Tradition

A unique book on the great Hindu Tradition

HAND BOOK OF VEDIC DHARMA RELEASEDBook Review by Pradeep Krishnan This is an interesting book of introduction of Hindu Rituals. The essence of rituals, their primary significance, the practical aspects…

Raksha Bandhan: History, Significance and Purpose

Raksha Bandhan: History, Significance and Purpose

History of Raksha Bandhan Deity Lakshmi tied a rakhi onto the wrist of the King Bali from hell thus making him Her brother and liberated Lord Narayan i.e. Vishnu. That…

French Govt awards the Cheavlier to a Sanskrit Scholar

French Govt awards the Cheavlier to a Sanskrit Scholar

Shri NS Ramanuja Thathachary (NSR Swamy) is  awarded  for his Immense Contribution to Sanskrit.He was awarded for his lucid commentary on the great  Shabda BodhaMimamsa-  Sanskrit Work NSR Swami 84,…

Lakhs offer Vavu Bali in Kerala to their dead

Lakhs of Hindus in Kerala offered Bali (tributes) to their departed dear ones on Wednesday, the new moon day of the Karkataka month of the Malayalam calendar. Bali Tharpan was…

Month of piety and prayers starts for Kerala Hindus

Nearly five million Hindu homes of Kerala would reverberate with Ramayana recital for the next 30 days as the month of Karkataka – month of physical and spiritual purity and…

Ramayana Month begins

It is Karkkidakom first today; the first day of great Ramayana Month for Hindus in Kerala. The month is very much special for Keralites. It is the last month in…

Adhyathma Ramayanam Killipattu – Soft Copy

Today Karkittakam 1 – Ramayana Month, were Ramayana will be recited in all homes of practicing Hindus in Kerala from today for a month. Dedicating this soft copy of Thunchath…

Karkitaka Vavu Pitru Smarana and How to perform Pitru Tharpana

NamasteJULY 18 th Wednesday is Karkitaka Vavu, Let us remember our forefathers .Please Read below mentioned written, and attached by our respected Guruji Dr.N. Gopalkrishnan.  May I request you all,…