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    A break in the Vedic ritualistic tradition

    Hi,

    I wonder how much of the Vedic rituals are actually performed today. And if there was a break in the tradition, when has it occurred?
    Thanks
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    Re: Relentless attacks on Hinduism

    And what is your feeling about the reasons for this process -
    is it a spontaneous trend of on going growing wave of globalization/liberal ideas that began penetrating the Indian minds,
    or is it...
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    Re: The role of Hinduism in India today

    You know...this is a VERY crucial point. The most crucial actually.
    Almost every single book I read relating to Hinduism, was written by though an Indian, but always someone who lived in the US or...
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    Re: The role of Hinduism in India today

    devotee,

    Thank you for your comment.
    I have a follow up question for you then if you don't mind -
    What should one do to not-to-be a Hindu then? Because it seems like almost anyone of any faith...
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    Re: Relentless attacks on Hinduism

    I don't want to get involved in dispute that isn't mine,
    but I would like to offer you my perspective as a bystander which maybe you find useful...or maybe you correct me if I'm wrong.
    The caste...
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    The role of Hinduism in India today

    Hello,

    I'm not sure it is the right place for asking this, but still I hope someone might help.
    I would like to know what role does Hinduism play in the Indian society today. In particular:
    1)...
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    Re: Oral vs. Written tradition

    Oh these words are brilliant! It is more than I could have asked.

    Thank you all!
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    Re: Oral vs. Written tradition

    Thank you for Rig Veda 7.103.5,
    Do you know of anything else, that talks specifically about the the written word?

    Ananda Cooramaswamy in his book brings a quote of Pandit Shyamaji "[We in India...
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    Oral vs. Written tradition

    Hi,
    For some time I was wondering about something,
    knowing that many ancient traditions/schools see the spoken word (oral transmission) as superior to the written one. I was wondering if this is...
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