Acharya S.P.Dwivedi

Promod Puri is a distinguished Canada-based South Asian journalist and prolific essayist. In his book- “Hinduism…..” he tried to cover the historical evolution of Hindu dharma and its major philosophies, theistic doctrines, social codes, rituals and practices. As far as methodology is concerned Puri has applied analytical approach. He interprets everything rationally and denounces irrational snobbery. Being…

Vishal Bheeroo

Introduction: Religion is the opium of the people, Karl Marx said. Since times immemorial, various school of thoughts debated on the role religion plays in our lives to strengthen order and unify society rather than being a divisive force. Author Promod Puri’s book ‘Hinduism beyond Rituals, Customs and Traditions’ doesn’t pose as mere religious tokenism but…

Aditi Garg

Some Nuggets of History Some say Hinduism is the oldest religion in the world and one that is still widely followed. Others say it is more than a religion, a way of life, as those following other religions also practice yoga in one form or the other. It is not just about one God or…

Purva Grover

Founder & Editor- The Indian Trumpet, Dubai, UAE   Often, we’re not introduced to religion, rarely are we given a choice to pick one. Born in a Hindu family, you follow Hinduism, which as the debate goes is more than a religion; a way of life. When you start reading the book, Hinduism: Beyond Rituals, Customs and…

Anuj Agarwal

Progressive Hindu Dialogue,which was launched only last year, has been selected one of the top 20 Hindu blogs on the web. Thanks all for your support. Following is the letter of recognition: Hi Promod, My name is Anuj Agarwal. I’m Founder of Feedspot. I would like to personally congratulate you as your blog Progressive Hindu Dialogue…