Since the Indian Constitution and the Indian Legal System has accepted the words Hindu and Hinduism, and we also have a glorious tradition of the Bengal/Indian Renaissance behind acceptance of such naming, nothing matters if believers in Hinduism call themselves Hindu.
Gough in his Philosophy of Upanishadas and Ancient Indian metaphysics describes the Universal Soul and his ascent to Brahmahood, or the perfection thus: (I have used Mudgala Purana to add to Gough’s thesis and you can use siva Purana, Vishnu Purana, Aditya Purana, Tvashtra Purana, Tarkshya Purana, Vayu Purana et all as per your Ishtadev […]
Avatar is literally defined as a manifestation of a deity or released soul in bodily form on earth; an incarnate divine teacher. The expression ‘avatara’ means the descent in human form of an aspect of Divine entity for a certain specified purpose. (or purposes). Let us call the initial understanding of Deities as avatars as […]
The Prelude Part 0.2 Rgveda Shishyas Paila divided Rgveda into two samhitas and gave one each to Indra Pramati and Baskala. Indra Pramati is son/grandson of Ruru, step-grandson/great grandson of Veda Vyasa and is grandfather to Indrota Pramati who was the Asvamedha priest for Janamejaya. If the throne had passed to Devapi instead of Shantanu, […]
The Prelude Part 0.1 The Division, Multiplication and the Shishyas At the time of creation the Veda was born from the face of God. It supposedly contained a Lakh of granthas with four padas like Riks. From the Veda were born the ten yajnas. The Veda was originally one. It was Vyas who divided it […]