Is Hinduism really a Religion?

“Bala, what according to you is Hinduism? Any explanation that I give seems to be insufficient.” A question that someone asked me recently. I said, “So your question is how to explain Hinduism to others”. “Yes”. “Christianity and Islam seem easier to explain. Judaism as well. We struggle when it comes to explaining Hinduism”. “Is…

Kirtimukha, The Desireless state.

Hinduism is abundant with mythological stories. The aim of mythology is to convey a concept through stories, rituals and symbols. Mithya is the concept or idea conveyed by mythology. From mythology arises sects, religion and customs. From mithya arises several belief systems. Behind mythology and mithya is absolute reality or truth. The aim of Hinduism…