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    Narendra Modi and Barack Obama : A New Vision for Both India and World Hinduism

    Article by Acharya David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri)  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States brought about many glowing statements from the American government, both about Modi and about India. These included productive meetings with President Barack Obama, Vice-President Joe Biden, and Secretary of State John Kerry, who were quite elated with Modi’s visit. […]

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    Esoteric Hinduism and Western Esoteric Traditions

    By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Global Esoteric Traditions Esoteric, mystical, and occult traditions have been widely connected worldwide as far back as we can trace their history. These often secret teachings cross over realms of healing, astrology, alchemy, Yoga, mantra, and meditation, emphasizing internal practices to raise our awareness to higher states of consciousness. […]

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    Is Hinduism a Monotheistic Religion ?

    From Hindu Human Rights  There has been a considerable debate extending from recent centuries to current interfaith dialogues as to whether Hinduism is a monotheistic religion, and if so whether Hinduism can perhaps be included among the great monotheistic traditions of the world. This question of Hinduism and monotheism reflects certain preconceptions that should be […]

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    Vedic Yoga: The Path of the Rishi (Glimpse of New Book)

    By Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley, www.vedanet.com). From New Title – Vedic Yoga: The Path of the Rishi Vedic Yoga like classical Yoga is a complex and many-sided discipline designed to address the needs of different levels and temperaments of individuals. Vedic Yoga addresses all of life and works with all of nature, like a symphony […]

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    Shri Narendra Modi, Hinduism, and Resurgent India

    Let us support Narendra Modi in his endeavors and not look at him through the narrow lenses of older politics in America, which were often unfairly anti-India and anti-Hindu. By David Frawley, August 06, 2014 First published on Patheos.com Narendra Modi is rare among the political leaders in the world today in that he has […]

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    India Reborn 2014 -The Promise of a New Era

    The following article by Acharya David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) was first published by Hindu Human Rights on July 22, 2014.  India’s recent election – which brought Narendra Modi to power with a great majority – is clearly an important if not epoch-making event in the history of the country. It may be the most […]

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    Chopra Center Articles By Vamadeva

    Various important articles reflecting Vamadeva’s teachings relative to the Primordial Sound Mantra Teacher Training at the Chopra Center University of which Vamadeva and Shambhavi are the main instructors for the advanced program. Mantra & Concentration Using Shakti Mantras to Enhance Your Primordial Sound Mantra Practice Soma, the Bliss Principle in Vedic Knowledge – Part 1 […]

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    Pluralism and Universalism within Hinduism

    Bangalore Initiative for Religious Dialogue (BIRD) is a low profile organization formed in 2001, by a small group of Hindus, Muslims and Christians in Bangalore, who are strongly convinced about the dire need to preserve inter-faith amity in the true and abiding traditions of India, which is a living symbol of religious diversity and inclusiveness. […]

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    Vamadeva’s Hindu Human Rights Website Articles

    Vamadeva has a number of important posted and well-illustrated articles on the popular UK Hindu Human Rights website covering a variety of topics relating to Hinduism, Modern India and the Vedas, as noted below: Narendra Modi and Barack Obama: A New Vision for World Hinduism India Reborn, the Promise of a New Era Is Hinduism a Monotheistic […]

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    Mantra Yoga & Primal Sound

      Shakti Bija Mantras From Mantra Yoga and Primal Sound Copyright David Frawley 2010 Besides the mantric power of letters of the Sanskrit alphabet, there is another series of powerful bija or single-syllable mantras, which consist of several vowels or consonants. These come under the term ‘Shakti mantras’, as they are commonly used in the […]