Hindu Dharma




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…



Tat Tvam Asi – Thou art That

At the macro level in the universe, there are five elements known as pancha bhutas (earth, water, fire, air and ether). At the micro level, all living beings have 5…


The Importance of Sadhus in Our Lives

From the time I was born, rather, while I was still in the making, the presence of sadhus has been a constant blessing in my life.  As I grow, this association…




11 things a Hindu can do for Dharma and culture

Many Hindus, especially those living in urban areas, have allowed their sense of community to deteriorate over time due to the overpowering allure of Western ‘isms’ – individualism, liberalism, materialism…