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Who owns domain name Hinduism.com? Definitely not Hindus or a Hindu organization

Christianity.com is owned by Christians and contains contents related to Christian teaching. Islam.com has contents related to Islamic teachings. But Hinduism.com is a parked domain and contains advertisements of everything that is not related to Sanatana Dharma and Hindu culture. The Registrar of Record for Hinduism.com domain does not provide the information on who owns the domain. Hinduism.com was created on 31-oct-1997 and was updated on 01-oct-2008 and the current expiration date is 30-oct-2009.Luckily, if you search for Hinduism on Google or other popular search engines, Hinduism.com never shows up. Simply because it is a parked domain. It is sure that the person who owns the domain name might be ready to sell it for a very high price and might have already had failed negotiations with some Hindu organizations.I agree, a domain name is never a great issue for Sanatana Dharma as it has withstood murderous onslaughts in the past and which continues to thrive despite the mudslingin…

Thoughts on Vedanta

The ultimate identity of the individual and the supreme soul is the great tenet of the Vedanta. 'That art thou' (Tat Twam Asi) is the first lesson of the beginner, and the last vision of the perfected mystic.The one supreme soul alone exists; all the separate consciousnesses of individuals are but the reflection of the one soul on the multitudinous 'internal organs' which are the creation of 'ignorance' or illusion. To reach reality we must strip off the successive veils – the waking world first (where the soul is disguised by the gross effects) and the world of dreams next (where it is disguised by the subtle effects), till we reach that of sound sleep. Here for the time the individual soul does attain its real nature, but its inherent delusion remains latent, and is still capable of being called out into actuality.Only the knowledge of the highest truth, as taught in the Vedanta, can abolish ignorance, and so destroy personality in its germ.Prof. E. B. Cowell…