Apocalypse, Rebirth or Self Realization: What is the Story of God?

Hindus commonly refer to Hinduism as Sanatana Dharma, or the Eternal Truth, and believe in the concept of reincarnation. Hence, the concept of global destruction with an end to the physical and cosmic world, is a foreign one. The cycle of rebirth does not indicate an end, but a continuum of life and death. As explained by the monks at HinduismToday.com, “The purpose of rebirth is to progressively achieve spiritual maturity and God Realization. Eventually each soul learns to live by religious pr … [Read more...]

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Gadadhara Pandit Dasa Shares His Journey in Urban Monk

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa shares his story in Urban Monk: Exploring Karma, Consciousness, and the Divine as he chronicles his experiences from young Hindu, Indian-immigrant child struggling to fit in to America, to a simple Hindu monk working to help people find spiritual meaning in life. At the suggestion of a friend, reluctant to write as he had never kept a regular diary, he realized the value of meditating on his life’s journey and the challenges that brought him to embrace the life of a mon … [Read more...]

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