No single person in the history of mankind has been as influential and successful as Swami Vivekananda was, in establishing a broad framework for civil interfaith discussion
To comprehend why Varna-Ashrama is a more accommodating system, we need to understand the conception of cosmogony behind this all
Even in this era of the overall decline of dharmic values in our life and despite concerted actions of anti-dharmic religions and hostile government policies, it still appears to be a strong resilient force
The progressive thinkers who were educated either in western universalities or their Indian counterparts were greatly impressed by the progress of Western civilization, everything native, to them was superstitious and obscurantist
Seeds of secularism were first sown by the British Colonialists as an administrative policy for two main reasons : Deconstruction of those Dharmic values that were less amenable to colonial economic order and creation of pro-colonialist socio-political order
This Capitalist Financial Colonialism is an extension of erstwhile political and military colonialism lead by European and even Arabian states. Root and identity of this order lie in Abrahamic tradition
If we take cursory look at Veda with ancillary literature, Dharma Shastra, Purana and Etihaas, we find that Gau commands most exalted status among all
The only way to break the vicious circle seems returning to roots; rediscovering our tradition, its values and knowledge system form original source itself
Upanishads are a revolt against or a departure from Vaidic Brahmanical orthodoxy. But is it true? And what does it signify?
Tantra has remained an important part of the Sanatana tradition from ancient times.