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I Am Hindu

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    Cried A Lot !

    I cried a lot today ! for being lonely holding my stomach due to hungry!!!!!!!
    nissn nissn 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 7, 2012

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    Looking For Info...

    I have been scouring information lately trying to learn as much as I can about Hinduism, but it's hard (and disappointing) to just read things in books. Any personal insights? Suggestions?
    suzer suzer 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 25, 2007

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    Lord Shiva As A Phallic Symbol, Shiv Lingam

    What does the Phallus symbolize? The phallus has been regarded as a symbol of power and fertility by many cultures around the world. Pagan religions in Europe right from the times of the ancient Greek civilizations have worshipped the phallus in many forms. In the Indian...
    raiabhishek raiabhishek 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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    Dear Lord Ganesha, :- I don't know about the

    challenges my Friends are facing.. But You know everything.. I hear their silence, You hear their plead.. I see their laughter, You see their tears.. I see what they receive, You see what they sacrifice.. I see their happy faces, You see their scarred souls.. I know...
    hbksindia hbksindia 22-25, M Aug 29

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    Skyfox12

    Lord Hanumaan is my Protector. Jai Hanumaan !!! my mother is Hindu, my dad is RC. my mom raised us as Hindu's. i'm not Christened into the faith yet, the date is set for January 2012. they wanted to give us the option to chose our own faith. i chose Hinduism. 
    SkyFox12 SkyFox12 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    Hanuman

    Known from Ramayama, this monkey king assisted Rama, a form of Vishnu. I recently came across this cut & paste on Hanuman's appearance: "The Birth of Hanuman The story of the birth of Hanuman goes thus: Vrihaspati had an attendant called Punjikasthala, who was cursed to assume...
    freeed freeed 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    Gujrati Chokri

    A couple days ago I went to do dandiya ras with my family at a local college. It was really fun. It's moments like this which make it fun being a hindu gujrati. I consider my self to be the traditional gujrati chokri.
    sundargeet sundargeet 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    The 'OM' Factor

    Hinduism is not an insight, an interpretation or a realization of a particular person about God. It is not a religion; it is an ‘ism’ …. It is an experience of a journey called life; it is the universal vibration that is rooted deep inside us. Breathe in and breathe out it...
    Erevos Erevos 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2012

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    Why I Am More Tolerant Than Freeed

    Just a small statement. The final coffin nail in this. Despite the title of this post no hard feelings were intended in posting this. I actually hope that in reading this, should he see it, he will realize his mistake and mend it. Historically, most Christian “missions” have...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M Oct 14, 2013

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    Dissertation Student Interested In Opinions On Arranged Marriage.

    Hello, I'm a student at university in my final year and i am really interested in Hinduism. I have decided to do my dissertation (final project) on the subject of arranged marriage. I feel like the media only give a negative opinion of arranged marriage and i would like to hear...
    jennifergrace6 jennifergrace6 22-25 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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    parth2233 parth2233 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    Interested In Hindu Culture

    I am in a religions class and have gotten assigned an interview to give someone of a different religion. I chose Hinduism and was wondering if any one would be willing to do an interview?
    tazman7 tazman7 18-21 1 Response Oct 23, 2012

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    What Eastern Philosophy Taught Me (how It Helped Me)

    Eastern philosophy exists to teach us that what is not eternal is not real. Therefore the material universe and everything in it is fake. Brahman is all that is real. So it teaches us that the root of human suffering is attachment. Attachment to lovers, attachment to property...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2011

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    An Un-profound Religious Conversion

    I am a white male raised in the great state of Tennessee. I am a Hindu convert. I have been for most of my life at this point. I am 36 and converted at 16. For most of my life I have not often spoken about it, because, frankly, I am not a very religious person. If I am distraught...
    scottula scottula 36-40 3 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    To All Hindus

    Don't get me wrong, because i DO love our religion, however, sometimes i question some people? -How can you be so sure that all the mythology is completely true, when there are so many different versions. I have even heard that some people believe that Ram and...
    1 Response Feb 3, 2013

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    Creation Of Durga; Navratri

    Credit "The Vishnu Experience"/Swapna Maini for this paste: "The Navratras or nine days of the Supreme Goddess begin with the worship, invocation, and remembrance of Durga, whose name in Sanskrit translates as “the inaccessible” or “the invincible”. Her form symbolizes...
    freeed freeed 61-65, M 5 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    Questions For Hindus: What Is A Soul? What Is Life?

    I'm going about EP and asking different faiths how they define the words "soul" and "life" I tried asking it in the questions section of EP, but it allowed for little interaction unless I took the conversation into private messages. Plus, people had to find my...
    Dhesyca Dhesyca 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    pinto5784 pinto5784 31-35, M Jan 26

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    I Want To Be A Better Hindu

    Hello everyone I am a born hindu, my parents are hindu's, there parents where hindus and so on and so on, but i dont think that makes me a hindu.... I no that its a very buitiful, spiritual and knowladgeable relegoun, and im very interested in its teachings, aspecially to do...
    RecklessMistry RecklessMistry 22-25, M 6 Responses Aug 24, 2010

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    Hinduism School Project

    Hey guys! I'm doing a school project on Hinduism in the modern world and would like to get some insight into your religion. Please comment a summary of the Hindu views on: Euthanasia Abortions Worship That's a few of the topics we'd like to raise, but feel free to comment about...
    hazmat777 hazmat777 18-21 1 Response Jun 28, 2013

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    Maha Shivaratri

    I'm going to paste & cut this blog entry from Scientific American's site in I like Science, too: 11. freeed 2:07 pm 02/19/2012 May I remind all that the night of February 19, 2012 through February 20 is Shivaratri, The Night of Shiva? IMHO the cosmic dance of Shiva...
    freeed freeed 61-65, M Feb 19, 2012

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    For most of my life I was raised Christian.

    However it went in one ear and out the other. Not that there's anything wrong with the Jesus. Until about 4 years ago I met my father's side of my family tree. Being half Indian, half Caucasian I was surprised how different the culture was. I think at that moment over the weeks...
    ShivjiAvinash ShivjiAvinash 22-25, M Dec 21, 2013

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    How I Became A Hindu.

    I had first heard about Hinduism in my Grade 11 World Religions class. Upon first hearing about Hinduism, something inside me clicked. I never revisited that click until recently. I originally looked to Hinduism for insight and inspiration for my Anglo-Saxon pagan path. However...
    SgtOrange SgtOrange 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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    Why Do I Feel That I Am Hindu When I Am Born American?

    Hello, Yes I know I sound kooky but I understand there is a concept called Samsara or reincarnation so I understand that is probably where it comes from but it seems like I have a desire to be Hindu inside but everything is alligned against me to be a good Hindu. I understand I...
    Amber108 Amber108 36-40, F 9 Responses May 28, 2008

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    Hinduism Is All About Making Better Human Being In All Respects...

    Hinduism is all about making a better human being in all respects.. 1. Meditation : all about making one stronger mentally. About making one cool and calm.. 2. Prayers: is all about setting up the day on positive mind frame and a belief to start a day with fresh and strong self...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M Dec 16, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    is there any Indian Hindu woman here that would like to talk ?
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M Sep 1

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    Dear Lord Ganesha, :- I don't know about the challenges my Friends are facing.. But You know everything.. I hear their silence, You hear their plead.. I see their laughter...
    hbksindia hbksindia 22-25, M Aug 29

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    The Fourth DimensionWhat does it mean to be truly enlightened. Wikipedia has dozens of definitions for the word enlightened, not a single one describing what I mean. So I assume...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 7

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    Some Facts , You Might Never Know About India... Read This. Amazing Facts about India and Indians! India is the world's largest, oldest, continuous civilization. India never...
    naughtybar10der naughtybar10der 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    There are so many terrorists in the world, terrorists ranging from the Middle East, to The Ukraine and even India, because of their obsessive caste system... My Foster Mother is...
    HUMAN2BME HUMAN2BME 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    i need an indian woman in my life. my dream is to go to india and meet a hindu woman . so if your indian,hindu, single. please send me a message
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M Sep 1

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    Just before embracing Buddhism as their technique for lifestyle, Maldivians had practised an ancient method of Hinduism, ritualistic traditions referred to as Åšrauta, in the...
    Jenipe Jenipe 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Prior to embracing Buddhism as their way of existence, Maldivians experienced practised an historical kind of Hinduism, ritualistic traditions often known as Åšrauta, in the...
    Gilmaoq1174 Gilmaoq1174 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I love history and i have knowledge about Indian history either its ancient ( Indus valley civilizational 3500bc-1750bc, vedic ages,religion movement ,hinduism ,Buddhism,Jainism...
    mayank1012 mayank1012 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Demographics: o World Jewish Population. 14 million o Distribution: 7 m in America 5 m in Asia 2 m in Europe 100 thousand in Africa o World Muslim Population: 1.5 billion o...
    yiskah yiskah 18-21 4 Responses Aug 26

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    31 Male (gay), Indian origin, European Citizen looking for a friendly happy asexual or lesbian girl for MOC for life. Preferably Hindu or Sikh but can consider others too if it...
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    That's right you read correct, my wife shaved her head. Conversations have been happening for months with my wife who has been spending her free time studying the bible and has...
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    I am 29, gay, straight-acting, well educated, Hindu and I live in Delhi. I am looking for a MOC with a feminine and closeted lesbian. If anyone is interested, then please mail me...
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    I am 29, gay, straight-acting, well educated, Hindu and I live in Delhi. I am looking for a MOC with a feminine and closeted lesbian. If anyone is interested, then please mail me...
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    I am 29, gay, straight-acting, well educated, Hindu and I live in Delhi. I am looking for a MOC with a feminine and closeted lesbian. If anyone is interested, then please mail me...
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    I am 29, gay, straight-acting, well educated, Hindu and I live in Delhi. I am looking for a MOC with a feminine and closeted lesbian. If anyone is interested, then please mail me...
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    I am 29, gay, straight-acting, well educated, Hindu and I live in Delhi. I am looking for a MOC with a feminine and closeted lesbian. If anyone is interested, then please mail me...
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    I am 29, gay, straight-acting, well educated, Hindu and I live in Delhi. I am looking for a MOC with a feminine and closeted lesbian. If anyone is interested, then please mail me...
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