Hinduism Facts

All Hindus were Kohinoors Disguised in Mud

The spine of present-day India (erstwhile Bharatvarsha), the sacred scriptures of Hinduism… what else does the world possess in terms of spiritual value. If sacred text like Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads (independent treatises) did not exist in present times… none world over including India could gain enlightenment in present life.   The sleeping tiger is about to rise. Beyond 2025 […]

If we Truly desire Knowing what Hinduism was All About Our Indulgence in Commentary on Bhagavad Gita and Nine Primary Upanishads suffices

For a human being, the highest manifest stage in cosmic life cycle indulging in Hindu mythology carried no meaning. If we truly desire knowing what Hinduism was all about, our indulgence in commentary on Bhagavad Gita and nine primary Upanishads suffices.   Commentaries on Bhagavad Gita and nine principal Upanishads in Hindi or English were available with Gita press, Gorakhpur, […]

For Praying to God in a Temple a Symbol of God was Necessitated and Hence Creation of Idols

In the early Vedic period people in erstwhile Bharatvarsha (now India) worshipped rivers, mountains… hordes of gods and goddesses in various forms. It was not within their capability to conceptualize Nirakaar form of God (Brahman) (having no form). With passage of time their ideas took shape and many forms of gods and goddesses in shape of idols came into being. […]

Hinduism aptly termed Sanatana Dharma was not only The Oldest Religion of World but also Wisest

Hinduism (should be aptly termed Sanatana Dharma) was not only the oldest religion of world but also the wisest. All scriptures like Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads (independent treatises) that led mankind towards path of enlightenment were an asset of Hinduism.   The first words of God invoked by mankind, the revelations were Vedas namely Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda […]

Hinduism Primarily Remembered for its Spiritual Teachings

Every religion existing in this world had two dominant paths to follow… religious and spiritual! Path of religion (rituals) was comfortable to travel, the preferred path of most human beings on mother earth. Path of spirituality was extremely difficult to travel prime reason why in a span of 100 to 200 years only one or two enlightened souls were permitted […]

Terms like Escapism do not Exist in Dictionary of Hinduism

Terms like escapism do not exist in dictionary of Hinduism. There was much more to life than the visible manifest physical human form. Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita says we were primarily a spirit manifesting human form. This consciousness, soul atman within manifested human form to work out its karma… remove dross impurities within. In human form we had a […]

Precepts of Spirituality Hinduism Scriptures Do not Believe in Existence of Ghosts

Precepts of spirituality contained in Hinduism scriptures do not believe in presence of ghosts. In the world of souls’ atmans, existence of a ghost was totally ruled out. The soul atman either manifests a body on mother earth or hibernates in heaven or hell. There was nothing in between. After death of human body the released soul atman immediately manifests […]

Hinduism Sanatana Dharma Exists from Times Immemorial

Hinduism should aptly be termed Sanatana Dharma, something that exists since inception of mankind. The oldest religion of world, the first words of God Almighty invoked by mankind exist in Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism).   By: Vijay Kumar “Atma Jnani”… The Man who Realized God in 1993 – (Ref. 161103) Bhagavad Gita Study Circle: a meeting point for people from all […]

Scriptures of Hinduism were Self-Contained

Everything worth knowable on path of spirituality was contained in Bhagavad Gita, the sermon given to Arjuna by Lord Krishna in battle of Mahabharata. Lord Krishna came about 1077 years before coming of Gautama Buddha and about 1500 years earlier to coming of Jesus Christ.   Scriptures of Hinduism were self-contained. However for a traveler of spiritual path, whatever one […]

Hinduism should be aptly called Sanatana Dharma was the Spiritual Citadel of World the One and Only Religion that would Survive until the End of Humanity

Hinduism survival as of today clears the doubt that its survival was based on luck! The onslaught initially by followers of Islam and then British definitely made a dent but the spirit of Hinduism just could not die. The reason was apparent… Hinduism (should be aptly called Sanatana Dharma) was the spiritual citadel of world… the one and only religion […]

To Delve into Spirituality as detailed in Bhagavad Gita was no simple matter

Christianity evolved after Jesus Christ gained enlightenment. Islamic Dharma evolved after Prophet Mohammed gained enlightenment. But in Hinduism thousands reached stage of enlightenment, moksha salvation in the entire history of Hinduism (erstwhile Bharatvarsha).   To delve into spirituality as detailed in Bhagavad Gita was no simple matter. The precepts of spirituality contained in Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads (independent treatises)… even Vedas […]

After 75 Years of Age entry into Field of Spirituality did not carry much Relevance even though Shastras Scriptural Texts Advised so

In India primarily in Hinduism, the average lifespan of human beings has been divided into four categories, ashramas… Brahmacharya (bachelorhood), Grihastha (married life), Vanaprastha ashram (stage of contemplation) and Sannyasa (ascetic life), each totaling about 25 years on an average (considering human life to be average 100 years)!   After crossing Grihastha ashram (family life) at 51 years of age […]

Spiritual aspect of Hinduism Path of Spirituality as detailed in Bhagavad Gita was beyond Comprehension of Learned Scholars What to say of Commoners Masses

Something that could not be conceived, how could it be put into practice? Spiritual aspect of Hinduism, path of spirituality as detailed in Bhagavad Gita was beyond comprehension of learned scholars… what to say of commoners, masses… prime reason why following precepts of spirituality contained in Bhagavad Gita only two spiritual stalwarts Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Maharishi Ramana finally succeeded […]

The Most Salient Features of Hinduism were –

1. Hinduism is the oldest and best religion of world.   2. Following teachings contained in Hinduism, primarily Bhagavad Gita human beings gained enlightenment in their lifetime.   3. Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita represents soul atman existing in human body. It is following voice of Lord Krishna from within human beings gained enlightenment, moksha salvation.   4. Scriptures of […]

Hinduism aptly called Sanatana Dharma Primarily is Monotheistic as detailed in Bhagavad Gita The Sermon given to Mankind Arjuna by Lord Krishna in Battle of Mahabharata

Hinduism (aptly called Sanatana Dharma) primarily is monotheistic as detailed in Bhagavad Gita, the sermon given to mankind (Arjuna) by Lord Krishna in battle of Mahabharata. As per Lord Krishna, God was one and only one… called Brahman in Hinduism.   As commoners, masses… even seekers unable to conceptualize entity of Brahman created hordes of gods and goddesses to indulge […]

The Primary Language of Most Scriptures was Sanskrit

Hinduism also called a way of life (and should be termed Sanatana Dharma) contained a vast paraphernalia of scriptures. The primary language of most scriptures was Sanskrit.   Even though Mahavira, 24th Tirthankara of Jainism came afterwards… the language followed in Jainism scriptures was Prakrit and those of Buddhist… Pali!   Lord Krishna was a cousin of Neminatha, 22nd Tirthankara […]

The Most Apt Cultural Leader in the entire History of Hinduism was Chanakya a Forthright Teacher and Able Administrator

Leaders do not relate to field of religion, spirituality but political, cultural affairs of life. In Hinduism the foremost of all preceptors was Lord Krishna who gave doctrine of Bhagavad Gita to mankind. It is following the teachings contained in Bhagavad Gita human beings on mother earth reached stage of enlightenment, moksha salvation. Enlightenment could not be gained any other […]

Next to Sattvic Pravatti was Rajasic Pravatti which Literally Translates to Eat Drink and be Merry

Hinduism scriptures primarily Bhagavad Gita promotes sattvic pravatti to reach stage of enlightenment. Next to Sattvic pravatti was Rajasic pravatti which literally translates to eat drink and be merry! Followers of Rajasic pravatti indulged in drinking. Such human beings could not successfully indulge in spirituality to reach God in their lifetime. Enlightenment is gained establishing absolute control over five senses […]

Hinduism is not only the Oldest Religion of World but also the Cradle from where Evolved all Other Religions of World

Before existence of any other religion in this world existed Hinduism (called Sanatana Dharma in Vedic times)… something that existed from times immemorial… prime reason why Hinduism is also called a way of life.   Religions like Buddhism, Christianity… Islamic Dharma evolved after teachings of an enlightened one. All man gods like Gautama Buddha, Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed reached […]

The Most Prominent Evil Practice in Hinduism Religion as of today was Following Path of Religion

The most prominent evil (practice) in Hinduism religion as of today was… following path of religion, religious practices (rituals) and calling it spirituality. Indulging in rituals (religious practices) in present times none could reach God. God can only be reached via path of spirituality detailed in Bhagavad Gita.   Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Maharishi Ramana initially started their pursuit of […]

Indians Tolerant since inception of Religion Hinduism Main Teachings

The teachings our forefathers gave to us were responsible for our upbringing… our tolerant attitude! Why and how? From the beginning of life, when young in age… our books consisted of narrations that made us believe that we were primarily a soul atman, the consciousness within! As a soul atman, we manifested present human body to work out its karma… […]

Hinduism is never termed a Religion but A Way of Life

From times immemorial… citizens of erstwhile Bharatvarsha (now India) were bonded together through inherent laws of discipline… a philosophy which was coined by Mahavira (24th Tirthankara of Jainism… preceptor) as… Live and let Live! This fundamental principle of life was applicable to all sects, castes, societies… religious and cultural groups living in India! The biggest power of India was art […]

Hinduism the only Religion of World that would Survive all Rigors of time

Hinduism… the only religion of world that would survive all rigors of time! The teachings of Lord Krishna contained in 700 shlokas verses of Bhagavad Gita never diluted with time! It is above 3600 years, whence came Lord Krishna in Dwapar Yuga! The original teachings of Bhagavad Gita… the sayings of Lord Krishna… are available intact for mere Rs. 40/= […]

Hinduism Religion A way of Life the Best Religion in World

Can anything world over ever be compared to Hinduism religion primarily called “A way of Life”? Even though most followers of different religions of world may not openly agree but inherently all believed that Hinduism was the foremost of all religions existing on mother earth. The religion Buddhism started as a following of an enlightened one Gautama Buddha. The religion […]

Foremost of all Religions in World Hinduism Religion

Hinduism religion called a way of life has been, is and would always remain the foremost of all religions in world. No other religion in this world could ever compare to Hinduism that give to mankind scriptures like Vedas (Hinduism revelations… the first words of God Almighty on mother earth), various Upanishads (independent treatises) and Bhagavad Gita, the sermon by […]

What is the Oldest Religion of the World Jainism Hinduism

Jains all over India feel that Jainism is not only the oldest but their first Tirthankara Adinatha lived millions of years ago… at a time when human form had not yet evolved properly. The entire history of mankind is not more than 10,000 ~12,000 years old when came Rig Veda, the oldest and the earliest manifestation of God on mother […]