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Tradition of Hindu Saints, Seers and Sages from India.

Watch this excellent talk given by Prof. Kapil Kapoor on subject "De-subjugating Timeless Vocabularies – Swami Vivekananda as Intellectual Catalyst". He delivered this keynote talk at " International Conference on Swami Vivekananda " held at University of Southern California School of Religion From Wikipedia , his bio is Dr. Kapil Kapoor, (born November 17, 1940) is an Indian scholar of linguistics and literature and an authority on Indian intellectual traditions.[1] He is former Pro-Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and served as professor at Centre for Linguistics and English, and Concurrent Professor at Centre for Sanskrit Studies there before retiring in 2005.[2][3] He is Editor-in-Chief of the 11-Volume Encyclopedia of Hinduism published by Rupa & Co. in 2012.[4] Highlights of the talk: Did Swami Vivekananda came from vacuum ?  Bharat has time immemorial history of great Saints, Sages and Seer with impeccable geniusness.  Swami

"American Veda" Author Philip Goldberg invites all to Dharma and Yoga Fest 2013, Los Angeles.

Philip Goldberg is well known spiritual counselor, interfaith minister, workshop leader, author of American Veda , Roadsigns, The Intuitive Edge, and other books. He is member of advisory committee of Dharma Yoga Fest, 2013 Los Angeles. He invites all the Dharma Followers in Southern California to come to the this wonderful fest. More on the DYF at

Dharma and Yoga Fest celebration planned across USA

The Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh is organizing a Dharma and Yoga Fest at various cities across USA with participation of many Dharmik Organizations.HSS is  inviting all Dharma-centered groups to participate in the event. Dharma and Yoga Fest event will commemorate Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary in 2013 by celebrating his vision of “Universal Peace Through Dharma and Yoga.” The Dharma and Yoga Fest will include a variety of activities, such as  Hatha Yoga demonstration, a seminar on Dharma and Yoga, Kirtan, Bhajan, Satsang, and crafts and games for children. The event will endeavor to create a sense of harmony, mutual respect, and spiritual oneness. Renowned author Philip Goldberg who wrote best selling book  has shared his message on this Dharma and Yoga Fest. Swami ji’s uniquely advanced Dharma in the modern era. The ideas introduced by him to America, such as Yoga, Karma, and the spiritual oneness of humanity, continue to have a growing appeal.

Hindu Calender's legacy to Western calender.

Today Western Calender is quite popular and is de-facto civil calender. Many of us know that  western  calender is changed many times in history . But only few are aware that the present day calender also is borrowed from Hindu Calender system and still have legacy of it. Untill 1752 the new year used to begin in March . Which conform with Hindu Calender, Hindu New year usually begin in March/April (based on planetary movements). Look at below table , four of the Western months are still linked to Hindu Calender system. Month Number (Hindu Calender) Months – (Hindu Calendar) Month – (Western Calendar) Sanskrit translation to Western Months Meaning 1 Chaitra March 2 Vaisakha April 3 Jyestha May 4 Asadha June 5 Shravan July 6 Bhadrapad August 7 Ashwin September

World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) Pacific Regional Conference on 4th May, 2013

WHEF  Pacific Regional Conference On Saturday, 4 th  May, 2013 At The Sheraton Fiji Resort, Denarau, Nadi Hindu Economic Forum aims to make South Pacific community prosperous The World Hindu Economic Forum ( WHEF ) promotes activities that make society prosperous, primarily through the generation and sharing of material wealth. Following the successful conference of the first  WHEF  held  in Hong Kong on 30 June and 1 July 2012, a number of regional conferences are being organized around the world. The last  WHEF  Asia conference was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 6 th  and 7 th  January, 2013. WHEF  Pacific Regional Forum with the theme “ Making South Pacific community prosperous ” will be held in Sheraton Fiji Resort, Denarau, Nadi, Fiji on Saturday, 04 th  May 2013. Pacific Region includes Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and other South Pacific Island countries. The Chief Guest of the  WHEF  Pacific Conference will be Dr Neil Sharma, Minist

The 2013 "Yuva for Sewa" internship projects.An opportunity to serve.

Sanatan Dharma gives lots of emphasis on Selfless Service through Karma Yoga and Sewa. Here are some Sloka from  Bhagvad Geeta . Geeta 3.14 annād bhavanti bhūtāni parjanyād anna-sambhavaḥ yajñād bhavati parjanyo yajñaḥ karma-samudbhavaḥ All living bodies subsist on food grains, which are produced from rains. Rains are produced by performance of yajña[sacrifice], and yajña is born of prescribed duties. Geeta 2.39 The science of transcendental knowledge has been imparted to you, O Arjuna. Now listen to the science of selfless service (Seva), endowed with which you will free yourself from all Karmic bondage, or sin.  Geeta 2.40 No effort is ever lost in selfless service, and there is no adverse effect. Even a little practice of the discipline of selfless service protects one from the great fear of repeated birth and death.  Geeta 2.41 A selfless worker has resolute determination for God-realization, but the desires of the one who works to e