Why do Hindus do Idol Worship? A Scientific and Spiritual exploration


Idols in the Hindu temples are not toys or statues. They are physical bodies which have been energized to vibrate in a certain way such that they impact everything around them. The entire concept and the science behind the idols and their handling is given under Agama Shastra, a tantric scientific methodology that has been perfected over many millenia. The idol as indeed the entire temple becomes a vibrating body that can impact any person that is in the vicinity of the temple. This practice of … [Read more...]

Netanyahu’s Horrible Mistake on Iran and History of Proliferation via China and Pakistan


In mid-1980s, Abdul Qadeer (AQ) Khan - Pakistan's infamous Nuclear scientist - provided the design for the P-1 (P stands for Pak) nuclear plant to Iran.  A plant that contained 5,832 P1 centrifuges in 38 individual cascades, four sets of cascades would be producing enriched uranium in stages up to weapon-grade.  Iran called these IR-1.  The plant was built in Iran with parts smuggled through the networks.   For example, in 2002, B.S.A. Tahir - AQ Khan's protege - was using SMB Computers as a cove … [Read more...]

Lights Camera Action: Enter PM Modi in his Infamous Personalised Suit


This article is by Archana Kapoor. She is the Founder and Chief Blogger at drishti.coDate: January 25th, 2015 at Hyderabad House, DelhiScene 1: Chai Pe Charcha Take 1. Action!Enter President Obama with our very own, much-loved Prime Minister Modi. Dress Code: Formals.As the two besties make way towards the garden where the hot tea-pot awaits them, suddenly all cameras zoom in… No! not at the charming smile of Obama but, at PM Modi’s Bandhgala. They focus the valuable zoom lenses … [Read more...]

Mahashivaratri: The Night when Yoga happened to the First Yogi


8.7% of US adults - or 20.4 million - practice yoga.  Another 44.4% of the US adults are "Aspirational Yogis" - those interested in trying yoga.  Unfortunately, Yoga for almost all has remained an exercise, when it could have been a tool for complete transformation of a being.  Today, Americans are spending $10.8 billion on Yoga learning and products (source).  A large market of health and fitness from an ancient tradition that was created towards a very important end.It would be instructive … [Read more...]

Delhi Elections: Is Self Righteous Anti-Hindu Bigotry the new normal for Indian Secularism?


On December 6, 2010, a book titled "26/11 : RSS ki Sazish" (26/11: Conspiracy by RSS) written by Aziz Burney, who is the Editor-in-Chief of Urdu Sahara newspaper was released by Congress General Secreatary Digvijay Singh on in Delhi.  The book is about the attack by Pakistani terrorists on Mumbai which went on for 3 days - from November 26, 2008 to November 29th, 2008 - killing 164 people and wounding at least 308.  Targets were specifically picked up by the terrorists for maximum psychological i … [Read more...]

Karma, the Stimulus-Reaction Memory structures and Nirvana from this bondage


Karma and its impact has been thoroughly misunderstood in the world generally and by Hindus themselves specifically.  It has been reduced to a buzzword today.  And equated with "What you sow, so shall you reap".  Karma is not the same as Sow-and-Reap business.  It is quite something else.At its foundation, Karma is predicated on memory.  For every situation our and our forefathers' stimulus and reaction thereto have been recorded - part in our "Karmic Mind" and part in our DNA.  The compos … [Read more...]

Surya Sidhant and its measure of history: Restoring its claim of accuracy


By Ramesh Panchwagh, Woodstock MDThe Surya Sidhant is the most ancient literature after the Vedas, in India and the World. It is written about the Astronomical Science and mathematics. It is based on the calculations of the Kalpa and Manvantar Math. Its year of writing is given in the book itself, which is 19,729,492nd year, at the end of the Satya or Krita Yuga. For those who are unfamiliar of this era, Krita Yuga (17,28,000 years) was the first era, followed by the Treta Yuga (12,96,000 … [Read more...]

How Delhi’s heart mocks Secular ideals in India


Bodhan was a Hindu Saint.  A renunciate.  He lived in the kingdom of Sikander Lodhi.  In his great Secular moment, the renunciate said - Islam and Hindu Dharma are both equally acceptable to God if followed with sincerity.  Very secular and very fair it would seem to many.  However, Sikander Lodhi had him burnt alive.  Because he had committed blasphemy.  Bodhan was not the only Hindu Lodhi had killed, but the Saint symbolized in many ways the intolerance of Lodhi's Islamic sensibility in the man … [Read more...]