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    Re: Still having issues with Brahman.

    Namaste WTyler,

    Picture Brahman as an Ocean, we're the droplets in it. Droplets are not equal to ocean, but droplets ARE parts of Ocean, or in a sense, the Ocean itself.

    I might be wrong, there...
  2. Thread: Sam Harris

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    Re: Sam Harris

    Namaste,
    EM & Param, it's absolutely fine. To each his own. We're all seekers of truth and obviously different paths work for different people. :)

    NayaSurya, what he speaks of is exactly what we...
  3. Thread: Sam Harris

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    Re: Sam Harris

    @sm: Agree :)

    @Param: Do watch the video when you get time.
  4. Thread: Sam Harris

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    Re: Sam Harris

    Namaste,
    I agree, and that's why I like him. Glad to know you liked it. :)
  5. Thread: Sam Harris

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    Re: Sam Harris

    Namaste Mohanty,

    Exactly. He mentions the same thing in the video. He's just against dogmatic beliefs of religions (especially Abrahamic ones). I like Dawkins and Hitchens as well, but their views...
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    Re: Sam Harris

    PS: Regardless, he discusses about science and spirituality and I find his views interesting, so I guess it's on topic? It doesn't necessarily have to come with the label of our belief does it? :)
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    Re: Sam Harris

    Namaste EM,

    The way how explains spirituality in scientific and philosophical terms is excellent. He's an Athiest, but his views are much similar to ours. For eg: See how he answers the question...
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    Sam Harris

    Namaste,

    I would like to know your views on him. Personally I find his lectures excellent and agree with quite a lot of his points.

    For starters, here is one of his speeches:...
  9. Re: Are there here followers of Sri Ramana Maharshi?

    Namaste,
    What devotee said. One of the greatest scholars of modern times he is.

    OM
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    Re: Hinduism and NonViolence

    Namaste,
    Interesting debate. I have to thank water for bringing those up so that I myself can gain more knowledge on hinduism from my peers :)

    OM
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    Re: Head coverings

    Namaste,

    Probably just a cultural thing? We don't cover our heads here. And probably most don't.

    OM
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    Re: How To Start Meditation ?

    Namaste,

    I'm unable concentrate for long because my mind jumps from thought to thought like an ape :( It's really frustrating.

    OM
  13. Thread: Karna

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    Re: Karna

    Namaste,
    Good answers. But somehow I find it unfair that how Bheema insulted him several times, but yeah anyways no one is perfect except the Purushottama himself :)

    Also maybe because Karna...
  14. Thread: Karna

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    Karna

    Namaste all,

    I find the character of Karna fascinating - and what baffles me is that what did Karna do wrong to deserve the death? He was righteous, and he was unlucky to end up on the wrong side....
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    Re: To Hell And Back

    Namaste Onkara,

    As usually, beautifully put. Thanks. :)

    OM
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    Re: To Hell And Back

    Namaste Onkara,

    Is it okay for me to not believe the concept of hell? I'm extremely uncomfortable with that. Are they mentioned in the vedas?

    It is one of the reasons why I despise the...
  17. Re: A brief reflection on Atheism, God, Pluralism and Monism.

    Namaste,
    It's an interesting discussion. And I think Onkara summed it up pretty nicely. Such a concept is never incompatible with science either.

    OM :)
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    Re: Malas

    Namaste,

    I use a japa bracelet that's similar to:
    https://www.yogabasics.com/japamalabeads/shop/wp-content/uploads/wpsc/product_images/MalaBeads_10_03.jpg

    But the ones with pearls and...
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    Re: Hindu Dharma is incomparable!

    Namaste,

    I don't have a problem with his views as such, but it's the way he presents his views that makes me think so. But yeah, as I said, maybe just me.

    OM
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    Re: Hindu Dharma is incomparable!

    Namaste,

    No no, Onkara I meant Rajputistan. His posts somehow gives me a feeling that he's a troll.

    OM
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    Re: You know what irks me the most about Islam..

    Namaste Omkara,

    Excellent post and totally agree with you :)

    OM
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    Re: Hindu Dharma is incomparable!

    Namaste

    Why do I get the feeling that either you are completely ignorant or you are not a Hindu. No offense intended, maybe just me.

    OM
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    Re: You know what irks me the most about Islam..

    Namaste,

    Same about christians, or hindus if they try to do the same. But I somehow find this trend more among Muslims. Christianity has become a lot more passive in these regard because I think...
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    Re: You know what irks me the most about Islam..

    I hope you are being sarcastic, we shouldn't ban anyone unless he's troll imo. That would make our forum similar to other christian/islamic forums out there. :)

    Om
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    Re: Any Pesach in Hinduism

    Couldn't have said it better myself

    OM
  26. Thread: Eggs

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    Re: Eggs

    Namaste,

    I'm actually not that fond of cakes, but I've had to eat some when I attended some celebrations/events etc.:(

    Now I'm keeping it quite strict though :)

    OM
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    Re: Eggs

    I myself had to eat cake many times :( Couldn't avoid it. Otherwise I'm strictly vegetarian, and I try to avoid cakes (with eggs) too.
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    Re: You know what irks me the most about Islam..

    :laugh:
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    Re: Ahimsa - The real definition?

    Vanakkam EM,

    Makes perfect sense to me. :) Thanks a lot for explaining.

    OM
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    Re: You know what irks me the most about Islam..

    I don't understand what's the attack here. Am I missing something? I'm simply stating my opinion and you're welcome to counter it. That's what the forum is for isn't it?
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    Re: Thoughts on Silk

    Namaste,
    It's totally upto you whether to wear silk or not. I personally avoid silk not only for this reason but I feel comfortable in cotton clothes. My view on this is if it is avoidable why not...
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    Re: Silly things meat eaters say

    I saw a video of Zakir naik somewhere refuting the non vegetarians. Probably the silliest thing I've ever heard from a meat eater :D
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    Re: Ahimsa - The real definition?

    Vanakkam EM,

    I agree it's best to avoid such stuff and distracts one from Sahdana, but why do you think that watching violent movies/playing violent games counts as himsa?

    OM
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    Re: You know what irks me the most about Islam..

    Namaste Karna,

    I haven't seen many hindus try to prove our religion is the true religion or whatever stating scientific miracles. Atleast hindus who aren't ignorant about what hinduism won't make...
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    Re: Ahimsa - The real definition?

    Namaste,

    That was extremely helpful :)

    Om
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    You know what irks me the most about Islam..

    The thing I hate about them is how they try to prove islam is the true religion by showing how scientific facts are mentioned in quran. There's not a shread of truth to it in first place, besides how...
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    Ahimsa - The real definition?

    Namaste all,

    This might sound silly I just wanted to know more about the concept of Ahimsa as I'm a bit confused on this regard. Isn't killing a mosquito equally wrong as slaughtering livestock...
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    Sticky: Re: New Folks ... Some Core Ideas for HDF

    Namaste Yajvan,

    Excellent post. I'm from India and hope I could join you in the discussions here on HDF.

    OM
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