Search:

Type: Posts; User: deafAncient; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.65 seconds.

  1. Possibilities manifested from Śaivite texts

    Namaskāra everyone...

    I've been away for a long time... Over a year, I think. I've done a lot of reading, and thinking, and experiencing. I remember some of the first posts I made here that was...
  2. Replies
    0
    Views
    1,274

    Immigration issues

    Namaskāra everyone.

    I've been very busy reading lots of books and staying mainly in the Facebook world. I've a question in regards to an immigration problem for a family that needs help. It...
  3. Replies
    1
    Views
    2,362

    Rajiv Malhotra Tour in India

    Namaskāra to all! Below is the itinerary of Rajiv Malhotra through India on his new book, "Battle for Sanskrit,” which is a MUST-READ for everyone about the learning environment in today’s academic...
  4. Replies
    2
    Views
    3,655

    Meivazhi follower

    Namaste to everyone,

    I'm sorry to post this, but I really would like help in understanding what is going on. Yesterday, at temple, I ran into a man, and I found that he is a follower of Meivazhi....
  5. Replies
    3
    Views
    4,107

    Vāstu Śāstra for a house

    Namaste, everyone.

    I've a question about the orientation of a tiny house and its organization in regards to Vāstu standards. I'm about to buy a Derksen loft barn cabin, 10X16 feet size overall,...
  6. Replies
    0
    Views
    3,216

    Vedic Framework and Modern Science

    Namaskāra to all:

    Please read the following by Rajiv Malhotra about reversing the digestion of Vedic knowledge into modern science.
    ...
  7. Replies
    1
    Views
    2,162

    Re: Dhanteras of 2015 Celebrations

    Namaskāra!

    Thank you for the reminder of Dhanteras! I wish I was close enough to temple to be able to go on every holiday, as I have become closer to the people there after 5+ months of attending...
  8. Re: The mystery of the difference between Saṃskṛta and Hindi

    just found something here:

    https://vedantasundayclass.files.wor...sciousness.pdf

    "From what I know, there is very little empirical support to the hypothesis that the Islamic colonialism had a...
  9. Replies
    9
    Views
    3,513

    Re: Artificial Intelligence

    Incorrect thread. My apologies.
  10. Re: The mystery of the difference between Saṃskṛta and Hindi

    If the assumption is valid, then what I think happened is for some reason, people speaking Saṃskṛta started to lose their powers in one of several ways I can think of (I didn't say, "one of TWO ways"...
  11. The mystery of the difference between Saṃskṛta and Hindi

    Namaskāra everyone (notice I write all the words in Saṃskṛta and not Hindi?),

    I'm in the process of trying to learn Hindi again, and what has tripped me up in the past is the schwa syncope rule -...
  12. Replies
    9
    Views
    3,513

    Re: Artificial Intelligence

    Namaskāra to all,

    Thank you for the responses. Devotee, that is my thought. The worse that could happen is machines go haywire and kill people because something in the program was left out or...
  13. Replies
    9
    Views
    3,513

    Re: Artificial Intelligence

    Namaste Satay,

    The problem IS, humans, being material beings, are not capable of putting an ātman into a biological body. We can't create consciousness itself as an entity with awareness with...
  14. Replies
    9
    Views
    3,513

    Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence…

    I’m really concerned about the possible advent of AI either now or in the future. I’m at a friend’s house this week, and we just watched Ex Machina, which I believe is a...
  15. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,369

    Re: Out of tune...

    Namaskāra Yajvan...

    May I suggest to look around a bit harder? I notice the piano hasn't been tuned in over 50 years, some of the keys have fallen off, and some of the strings were removed to tie...
  16. Replies
    24
    Views
    12,225

    Re: America - Perception vs Reality

    Namaste Satay,

    No, they are number one in what they do at the top because they have learned the U-Turn technique. They have been learning from the Indians, YOUR people, making the "new" knowledge...
  17. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,204

    Temple Design

    Namaskāra everyone,

    This morning, I happened upon recently seeing the wiki for Vāstu Śāstras, but I have not read it completely. I am looking at this from the perspective of the Ancient...
  18. Re: Battle for Sanskrit Language book coming out!

    Namaste Yajvan,

    Speaking of Saṃskṛta - śivaṁ - what is the ending ṁ? The anusvara is ṃ. How do you pronounce the ṁ? I don't see it in the IAST wiki page.

    Praṇāma
  19. Replies
    42
    Views
    18,919

    Re: Was India poor before Islamic Invasions?

    Namaste Markandeya,

    Point taken, and I have to wonder what Bhārata would have looked like under China's circumstances, from its Dharmic perspective.

    Praṇāma
  20. Replies
    42
    Views
    18,919

    Re: Was India poor before Islamic Invasions?

    Namaste Markandeya,

    Be very careful about applying the Chinese model to India. You might want to read http://www.bjp.org/about-the-party/philosophy/?u=integral-humanism to understand why to...
  21. Re: How did East India Company begin its roots in India?

    Namaste Viraja,

    I have a book that is on my list to read in the future, "The Scandal of Empire" by Nicholas B. Dirks.

    Praṇāma
  22. Replies
    42
    Views
    18,919

    Re: Was India poor before Islamic Invasions?

    First question - my take on it is that they had forgotten the term "apad dharma" - sometimes you have to do things that are normally contraindicated under dharma. Being invaded or attacked is such a...
  23. Replies
    42
    Views
    18,919

    Re: Was India poor before Islamic Invasions?

    Technically adept brutes = Europeans involved in the colonization of India and other countries. This means brutes who are materialistic barbarians who know how to use technology for the wrong...
  24. Replies
    9
    Views
    14,202

    Re: Hindu Dharma Websites

    I would suggest people read these for starters:

    http://rajivmalhotra.com/complete-list-rajiv-malhotra-articles/

    http://rajivmalhotra.com/books/invading-sacred/

    And buy a kindle of these...
  25. Replies
    42
    Views
    18,919

    Re: Was India poor before Islamic Invasions?

    What has happened is that technically adept brutes developed warfare and used it to their advantage to steal the technology and knowledge from India, and look at it now. Just shaking my head and...
  26. Re: (English lecturing) Universities/Colleges about Hindu/Vedic studies?

    Don't come to the US. Read why you ought not to here - http://rajivmalhotra.com/books/invading-sacred/ - Read the synopsis, and then read the book. I know we shouldn't do alcohol, but you might...
  27. Battle for Sanskrit Language book coming out!

    Namaskāra everyone!

    A must-read blog post about Rajiv Malhotra Ji's book, "The Battle for Sanskrit," coming out in a month or so.
    ...
  28. Re: Did India war with Egypt in the distant past?

    Namaskāra Believer,

    I don't know... I just notice that there was a science fiction TV series on Stargate SG1, which was about finding that the gods of Egypt were really aliens who posed as gods...
  29. Did India war with Egypt in the distant past?

    Namaskāra everyone,

    I've a question, as I have tried to find here and elsewhere as to the possibility that India and Egypt had a war, and it looks like India won out because there is continuity in...
  30. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,295

    Re: Eulogy for Amelia Boynton Robinson

    She was already 54? There's hope for me just yet.
  31. Replies
    9
    Views
    5,167

    Re: Constant buzzing of 'pineal gland'

    Oh My Gosh! Namaste everyone!

    I now realize what you mean by this! Yesterday, I was reading in the book, "Living Enlightenment," where one of the meditation techniques is focusing on that...
  32. Replies
    10
    Views
    5,310

    Re: Touching feet at ISKCON

    Namskāra ShivaFan,

    Thank you for the explanation, as it explains the inexplicable, but honorable actions of the temple president at the Dallas location. He did the right thing in that situation.
  33. Replies
    10
    Views
    5,310

    Touching feet at ISKCON

    Namaste everyone,

    I have a question, as I'm puzzled by the reaction to my behavior. I was at the ISKCON temple in Dallas while I was working south of Dallas (as it was the closest temple to me,...
  34. Replies
    4
    Views
    4,425

    Re: Whiteness Studies

    Namaste Anirudh,

    Explain what you mean by the writeup not being genuine?

    Praṇāma
  35. Replies
    4
    Views
    4,425

    Whiteness Studies

    This articles looks at some of the work I had to do as a white person in order to understand myself better before getting into a culture that I was not born into.
    ...
  36. Western/American Hegemony over Non-Biblical Faiths

    In this article, I discuss Western/American hegemony and how it is being used and kept in place.

    http://www.vicharvimarsh.com/2015/08/07/westernamerican-hegemony-over-non-biblical-faiths/
  37. Re: Females - Jeans/T-shirt banned at Kapaleeswara Temple, TN

    Very interesting topic! At my temple, I see the full range of dress, men mostly wearing shirt and pants, a few wearing traditional clothes. Quite a few women, maybe half(?) dress up traditionally,...
  38. Replies
    30
    Views
    13,401

    Re: Advaita Vedanta and non dual teachings.

    That. Is. Right. Neo-Advaita. Not the same thing at all because it is missing so much information. It's like a shortcut just to be able to say, "I'm Advaitist" without doing the necessary...
  39. Replies
    20
    Views
    11,017

    Re: Does Britain owe Reparations to India?

    Namaskāra OP,

    Finally, FINALLY! The words gets out about Britain's history. Finally! It's time to address this.

    And yes, it was nearly all of the European countries who participated in this....
  40. First article: Why Rajiv Malhotra Matters to White Hindus Like Me

    Namaskāra, everyone!

    I just started writing for Rajiv Malhotra, and this morning, my first article was published here. Enjoy.
    ...
  41. Replies
    5
    Views
    3,524

    Re: Pre-Lingual Meditation

    Namaskāra everyone:

    I did not know that the forum software would cut my message size to a limit without informing me. Here is the rest of the post I intended to post in its entirety.

    I will...
  42. Replies
    20
    Views
    10,777

    Re: Realizing Brahman In Everything

    Namaste Smaranam,

    I read the story in a different form in the book, Brahman: The Many Forms of the One Formless. I did read about the sleeping Guru as well in the book.

    Praṇāma
  43. Replies
    20
    Views
    10,777

    Re: Realizing Brahman In Everything

    Namaskāra, LightofOm;

    A wonderful post! This is how I have always looked at Brahman, as Brahman Nirākāra (formless Brahman), though not in those words until recently. Your statement about seeing...
  44. Replies
    5
    Views
    3,524

    Re: Pre-Lingual Meditation

    There is more to the story. Recently, I started working with someone who has had experience under a spiritual master. He was recommended to me by the temple manager. I explained to him that my...
  45. Re: How do we reconcile our tradition with other traditions?

    My response at this time in my development would be, "Well Mary, we had discussed this recently, and it is clear that you believe one thing, and I believe another thing. Let's leave it at that." If...
  46. Replies
    1
    Views
    3,435

    NGOs in India

    Namaskāra everyone!

    Something just came to my attention in the news a few days ago because a name familiar to me is in this article.
    ...
  47. Replies
    0
    Views
    2,998

    Help for Rajiv Malhotra's Publishers

    Namaskāra everyone,

    Here's a link to a petition to request that publishers of Rajiv Malhotra not to yield to mafia pressure tactics that seek to threaten intellectual Freedom.
    ...
  48. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,392

    Re: Memories in Dreams

    Namaskāra everyone,

    However, what is to explain the presence of very strong emotions in a dream, especially when it's about people who are dead now?

    One dream was about my last partner, who...
  49. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,392

    Memories in Dreams

    Namaskāra everyone!

    First, let me do the happy dance! I'm continuing to read a paper outline that was for a college course, "Intro to Vedānta (Tattva Bodha)." I found it in PDF format and am...
  50. Re: Meditation Troubles:How to deal with sound pollution?

    Namaskāra Ram11ji,

    I assume you're somewhere where you actually have next door neighbors who are Sanātanis (I don't here in the US - I'm probably the only one in a 15 mile radius, if not more),...
Results 1 to 50 of 236
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4