Namaste everyone, I’ve heard many people say that “you can’t convert to Hinduism, you can only be born into it.” Now, I understand where this thought is coming from. There are a growing number of individuals “not born Hindu” but misuse hindu art, rituals, and culture remaining completely unaware of its core beliefs. These people
Acharya Shree, why are there so many gods in Hinduism? Absolutely. There are many gods in Hindu culture. That’s why this is considered the richest culture in the world. Because when there is one god, it is very dangerous and the message from that god, if it is written even in one book, it is
Namaste! So, before we can talk about the core beliefs of Hinduism, it is important to understand how the religion, as we know it today, came to be. That way, we can place Hinduism in the context of space and time. The term that Hindus use to refer to their religion is called Sanatan Dharma,
Namaste everyone! Fasting is a spiritual practice that is seen in many faiths. By definition, fasting means to willingly restrict food or water intake for a certain amount of time. Some people consider fasting to also include abstaining from certain activities. There are so many different types of fasts and different reasons why people fast
Namaste everyone! Today I’m going to talk about Hinduism’s stance on the LGBT community, or anyone who is not heterosexual or cisgender. First of all, Hindus don’t share a unified opinion on this topic. Unlike the holy books of other religions, Holy texts in Hinduism like the Vedas or Upanishads don’t contain any anti-LGBT sentiments.
Acharya Shree, according to hindu mythology we are in the period of Kali Yuga. What is your opinion on this? Kali Yuga is considered the worst period of the cycle. Not only according to Hindu mythology. Even you read the very ancient religion of India, Jains. Jains are the tradition from the Shramanic tradition. And
Acharya Shree, how does one distinguish the true enlightened master out of the many so called masters if their teachings appear very similar? It is very difficult to answer this question. But it is a marvelous question. On the surface, All the enlightened masters are very rare and all the other masters that look like
Acharya Shree, what are the 3 easy steps to enlightenment? That is the best question you have ever asked. Easy step to enlightenment. You know enlightenment. Enlightenment once you achieve it, you can see through everything. Enlightenment is incredible. To go towards enlightenment, it is not easy. But there are easy 3 steps. On the