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Showing posts from October 3, 2006

Quote for the day

Mother earth is my first guru. She taught me to hold those who trample me, scratch me, and hurt me lovingly in my heart, just as she does. She taught me to give them my best, remembering that their acts are normal and natural from their standpoint.Dattatreya

Hindu links for 10/03/2006

Dalits replace Brahmins and scriptures with Bhim Patra to perform social rituals.“The Hindu religion is a do-it-yourself (DIY) religion. Unlike in semitic faiths, there is no single holy text in Hinduism.
What is available is an eclectic mix of texts and their interpretations which discuss lofty matters of the spirit as well as worldly affairs.
It offers the option to build one's own brand of Hinduism, especially when social institutions lose their rigidity. It then becomes possible for a person to be a Hindu and a Buddhist at the same time.”Tiny tots enter world of letters
Thousands of children in Kerala entered the world of letters today participating in the 'vidyarambham' ceremony on the Vijayadasami day, marking the finale of Navaratri festival.Marx, Hinduism mix well in India's communist bastion“Communists worldwide may eschew religion, but in West Bengal where leftists run the world's longest serving elected government, tenets of Marxism mix well with pantheons…