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Shef’s Dharmic Trail. Odisha Odyssey

Odisha is one place where Sanatana Dharma rituals are preserved in all its sanctity and simple beauty. 

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Lakshmi Devi Temple, Doddagaddavalli – the Hidden Gem

The beautiful Lakshmi Devi Temple, Doddagaddavalli is one of the oldest surviving Hoysala temples. It is another hidden gem about which not much is known.

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Shef’s Dharmic Trail. Flames of Faith.

In this first part of her travelogue series, Shefali Vaidya narrates her experiences as she travels through Rishikesh.

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A Historian’s Prophecy

Read this interesting prophecy of Historian Vincent Smith who believed that "Caste and Hinduism are integral, not separate, and it is impossible to destroy the caste system as long as Hindus want to remain Hindus. If caste has been alive for more than three thousand years, it is because it is beneficial to Hindus and has become a part of their nature."

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The Boy Who Was His Own Grandfather. Exploratory Studies in Reincarnation.

Does Consciousness continue after death? What does science say about reincarnation? Indic Varta takes you on a fascinating journey of a scientific exploration into the question of reincarnation through a series of excerpts of cases of children with past life memories from Dr. Jim Tucker’s book ‘Life before Life’.

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Is Religion opposed to Science? A Vedic Perspective

The western tradition believes that science and religion cannot get along. But what is the Vedic perspective to this debate? Read on to find out.

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The Dazzled Vision of the Hindus

How is the Hindu concept of creation and divinity different from that in Abrahamic religions? Daniel J.Boorstin provides a lucid and concise answer.

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Hindu Roots of Sikhism – 2

Feb 3,21by Ram Swarup

Did Sikh Gurus repudiate Hindu scriptures? Was Sikhism fashioned out of a conflict with the Hindu pantheon? In this article, Ram Swarup Ji answers these doubts and shatters many myths.

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Hindu Roots of Sikhism – 1

Did the Sikh gurus fashion a new religion as is often claimed? In this excerpt from Ram Swarup's work, we learn that Sikh teachings were rooted in Hindu scriptures.

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Three Nights as Three Knots in Consciousness: Spiritual Symbolism in Kathopanishad

Jan 12,21by Shri Anirvan

What is the symbolic meaning of three nights that Nachiketa spent in fasting? Read this insightful piece to find out.

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