The Concept of Time in Hinduism

Most religions have their own sense of history and perhaps predictions of human destiny. Hinduism also has it’s history, but Hinduism also has something else: It’s own unique sense of time and cosmology. It is not just about human destiny, but the destiny of the universe. Where Westerners tend to think of time as a… [Read More]

What is Hinduism?

Understanding one of the world’s largest religions can be a challenge It is a difficult task to answer the question “what is Hinduism?” One of the best and most useful metaphors to use in a description of Hinduism is that of the Banyan tree. This is a tree which sends down shoots from its branches… [Read More]

A Look At Hindu Deities

There are many deities in Hinduism. If you ask one hundred Hindu devotees who the most important Hindu deities are, you will likely get one hundred different answers. Some put the number as high as 330 million. Depictions of Hindu deities often differ because each image shows different symbols of the deity’s qualities. The features,… [Read More]