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Quotes on Hinduism (chronologically)
Quotes on Hinduism (alphabetically)
Catalogs thoughts on Hinduism from world-renowned intellectuals. Quotes have been organized both by chronologically and alphabetically.
thoughts on Hinduism There seems a constant effort at defamation of Hinduism in the media in the west. 
Introduction to Hinduism Hinduism is among the oldest of the world's faiths. Its traditions extend back before recorded history. 
Symbolism in Hinduism Hinduism is often labeled as a religion of 330 million gods. This misunderstanding arises when people fail to grasp the symbolism of the Hindu pantheon.
Hindu Scriptures No other living tradition can claim scriptures as numerous or as ancient as Hinduism; none of them can boast of an unbroken tradition as faithfully preserved as the Hindu tradition.
Nature Worship Hinduism has always been environmentally sensitive philosophy. The rishis of the past have always had a great respect for nature. 
Yoga and Hindu Philosophy "Without the practice of yoga, How could knowledge Set the atman (soul) free? asks the Yogatatva Upanishad. Yoga: is union with the ultimate. 
Hindu Cosmology In India, science and religion are not opposed fundamentally, as they often seem to be in the West, 
Advanced Concepts in Hinduism The Vedas have guided Indian civilization for thousands of years. There is no major religion on the planet, which has not been influenced by the Vedas. 
Hindu Art "The man who knows nothing of music, literature, or art is no better than a beast," ancient Hindu wisdom warned. Art pervades every facet of Indian life, is found on every byway of Indian Civilization.
Hindu Music Since the most ancient times, music in India has been practiced as a spiritual science and art, a means to enlightenment. Sangita, which originally meant drama, music and dance, was closely associated with religion and philosophy.
Vimanas Vedic literature of India contains  many descriptions of flying machines that are generally called vimanas. 
War in Ancient India The value and importance of the army were realized very early in the history of India, and this led to the maintenance of a permanent militia to put down dissent within and arrest aggression from without. This gave rise to the Ksatriya warrior caste, and the ksatram dharmam came to mean the primary duty of war. 
Dwaraka Dwaraka was submerged by the sea after the death of Lord Krishna yet it has not attracted attention as ancient Troy. 
Hindu Culture Part I India is the world's most ancient civilization. Indians have demonstrated greater cultural stamina than any other people on earth. 
Hindu Culture Part II India is the world's most ancient civilization. Indians have demonstrated greater cultural stamina than any other people on earth. 
Education in Ancient India From the Vedic age downwards the central conception of education of the Indians has been that it is a source of illumination giving us a correct lead in the various spheres of life.
Hinduism's influence on world religions From the beginning of her history, India has adored and idealized, men who have stamped infinity on the thought and life of the country. 
Sanskrit Sanskrit (meaning "cultured or refined"), the classical language of Hinduism, is the oldest and the most systematic language in the world. 
Yantras The word “yantra” is derived from the root yam, to control, and has been freely used in ancient India for any contrivance. Mechanical skills had produced in ancient India many accessories for scientific activities. 
Ethereal Prambanan - Part I The ethereally slender and graceful temple of Prambanan is a magnificent spectacle to behold and an icon of Indonesia’s cultural heritage.
Ethereal Prambanan - Part II The ethereally slender and graceful temple of Prambanan is a magnificent spectacle to behold and an icon of Indonesia’s cultural heritage.
Ethereal Prambanan - Part III The ethereally slender and graceful temple of Prambanan is a magnificent spectacle to behold and an icon of Indonesia’s cultural heritage.
Sacred Angkor - Part I Angkor wat is the largest temple in the world. Hinduism magnificent patrimony in Cambodia.
Sacred Angkor -  Part II Angkor wat is the largest temple in the world. Hinduism magnificent patrimony in Cambodia.
Sacred Angkor - Part III Angkor wat is the largest temple in the world. Hinduism magnificent patrimony in Cambodia.
Sacred Angkor - Part IV Angkor wat is the largest temple in the world. Hinduism magnificent patrimony in Cambodia.
Bhaarat and China The Mahabharata refers to China several times. According to Rene Grousset, the name China comes from "an ancient" Sanskrit name for the regions to the east. According to Terence Duke, martial arts went from India to China. Fighting without weapons was a specialty of the ancient Kshatriya warriors of India.        
Suvarnabhumi - Greater India Southeast Asia region was broadly referred to by ancient Indians as Suvarnabhumi (the Land of Gold). Earliest references are found in the Ramayana. 
Bhaarat and Egypt  Neither historical events nor cross-cultural currents can explain the unique parallels in the myths and imagery of ancient Egypt and India.
Bhaarat and Greece Indian civilization is distinctive for its antiquity and continuity. Indian civilization has continued to grow despite revolutionary changes. 
India on Pacific Waves? What if Hindus and Hopis, Advantins and Aztecs, Tibetan Monks and Mayans were part of one world culture - a spiritual one? 
Seafaring in Ancient India Western scholars have underestimated India's achievement with regard to commerce, ship-building and navigation, and sea travel. The colonist bias against Indian culture is fully matched by the Indian 'Marxist historian' bias against culture.
History of Hinduism: Islamic Onslaught   India gave shelter, acceptance, and freedom to all. But, in holy frenzy, millions of Hindus were slaughtered or proselytized. Their cities were pillaged and burnt, temples were destroyed and accumulated treasures of centuries carried off.
History of Hinduism: European Imperialism There is nothing either in the time-honored doctrines or the hoary history of Hinduism, which resembles even remotely the ideology, or history of Nazism, or for that matter, Christianity or Islam or Communism. 
First Indologists It was the British who first portrayed Vedic literature and culture as something barbaric, inferior, and recent. 
Aryan Invasion Theory Since the nineteenth century, India's ancient history from Vedic times have been distorted including the groundless Aryan Invasion theory 
Politics of Conversion Hinduism and India have been under attack for thousands of years. First it was Islam, then came Christianity that have created havoc to the fabric of Hindu society. 
Caste System The Caste System or varna-ashrama has been one of the most misrepresented, misinformed, misunderstood, misused and the most maligned aspects of Hinduism. 
Women in Hinduism In ancient India, women occupied a very important position, in fact a superior position to, men. 
Unknown Hindu Revivalists Vishnu Bhikaji Gokhale, Arumuga Navalar, Dayanand Saraswati, were some of the earlier revivalists. 
Glimpses Interesting information on varied aspects of Hinduism and India. 
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Articles A wide selection of articles relating to various aspects of Hinduism. Vedas, Dharma, Mother Goddess, Ayurveda and others.
Recommended Books A vast collection of books that have been used for information on this site.
Visitor Emails This chapter features heartfelt emails of appreciation and gratitude since the inception of this site.
Images and Scriptural quotes Colorful and lovely Images, as well as a poem named 'Brahma' by Ralph Waldo Emerson. 
Did You Know? Did You Know? feature at the end of all chapters. Little bits of information on amazing facts related to Hinduism and India.
Links A list of interesting sites about Hinduism. Some of the sites have been suggested by readers.  

 

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