Hindu goals

Based on the principle of progressive evolution of soul. Doctrine of four ends forms the basis of individual and social life of a Hindu. The four Goals are: Dharma Good moral and ethical practices according to the scriptures. Includes all duties, individual, social and religious Artha (Wealth): One must earn enough order to raise a […]

One God!

One of the main oppositions to Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma) is that of there being many gods (Polytheism). Sanatana Dharma accepts the existence of one God, the Supreme (Brahman). Hindu belief is that: Brahman created the different Avatars. Brahman represents the Supreme Reality for Hindus. Whatever your religion it is the same god. Your name for […]

What is Hinduism?

That is a really difficult question to answer so let’s begin by confusing you, ‘Hinduism’ itself isn’t even called Hinduism. It is really called Sanatana Dharma (eternal truth/law). (Throughout this site the terms Hinduism and Sanatana dharma are used interchangeably to mean the same thing). Early travellers through India misnamed the locals Hindus after the […]

Introduction

This blog was produced to provide information to interested people regarding Hinduism, the features of a Hindu temple and services conducted there. In it I’ve tried to avoid a discourse on aspects of life in India, however the two are so intertwined it is not always possible to separate them. It is very much a […]