Hindu Culture

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Friendship in Bharatiya culture

We may not particularly care for the promotion of consumer culture around newly created festivals like Friendship Day. We need not go out of our way to buy things or…


Post independence Hindu renaissance in Indonesia

In the previous post, we covered an overview of Indonesia’s ancient and medieval Hindu past as well as how the Hindu kingdoms collapsed and made way for Islamic sultanate. In this…


The Wonder that is Bharat

Bharat has maintained the longest, unbroken continuity of civilisation in the whole world. This is because the Hindu Dharma which is the basic culture of the country is based on…


Vishu – Kerala New Year

The Hindu calculation of time depended on the movement of the planets. Using the most accurate of clocks — the planets, the calculations of the rishis were infallible. Our internal…



Puri Makeover: But At What Cost?

The Puri administration’s move to demolish many structures, including ancient maths, around a 75-metre radius of the Jagannath temple walls has not gone down well with archaeologists, historians and other…



Yoga Day

5th International Day of Yoga in Texas, USA

The Consulate General of Bharat, Houston in collaboration with Friends of Yoga, is organizing several events across Texas to celebrate the 5th International Day of Yoga (IDY). This ancient Bharatiya…


Hindutva: Mere Materialism?

There have been a number of opinion pieces published in the past few days in which the authors, some of whom have considerable foothold in the current establishment, have declared…