The Samprajña Institute will conduct a survey of marriage among members of the Hindu community living in the United States and Canada in order to better understand some of the demographic changes that are taking place within this community.
Though the happy news is that Osama Bin Laden is dead, killed yesterday near Islamabad, Pakistan, in a U.S. raid involving naval commandos and CIA paramilitary forces, the unhappy news is that his death has likely upped the ante in the civilizational clash between the West and Islam. The West, led by America, has shown that it can still accomplish any military expedition it may so wish. It has the finances, technology, expertise, and determination still to protect, uphold, and promote its values.
A Review Essay
By Krishna Kirti Das
On 21st May 1991, an LTTE suicide bomber assassinated Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. On 23rd August 2008, 30 – 40 Maoist guerillas assassinated Swami Laxmananda Saraswati, who was renowned throughout the state of
The Samprajña Institute is honored to announce that Dr. Yvette Claire Rosser has assumed the role of chief editor for the Institute’s Dialectical Spiritualism book project, which will present a critique of Marxism from the point of view of the Vedic tradition. The book's critiques will cover four areas: Pre-Marxist philosophy, Classical Marxism, 20th century Marxism, and Maoism. The book will also offer a fifth section that that presents practical alternatives to Marxism.
There is an effort among Hindu hoteliers in England and America to place the Bhagavad-gita in hotel room nightstands alongside of Gideon Bibles, and it appears some hotel guests are retaliating.
By Basu Ghosh Das
A “Global Conference on Cosmologies - Perspectives of the Universe” took place from December 2-4, 2010, at Bangalore The conference was organized by the Srinivas Jyotish Vigyan Research Foundation, founded and headed by Sri Dev Nath Acharya, and headquartered at Srirangam, Tamil Nadu.
The conference venue was the auditorium of the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), located on the campus of the famed Indian Institute of Science, established more than a century ago.
Bullying in all grades of the American public school system is as American as apple-pie. But rise of cyber-bullying is a sure sign of America's settling into the 21st century. Children of Hindu-Americans, like other minority groups, of course, are more susceptible to bullying than others. But given that 15% of the school-age population endures bullying of some sort, and given that Hindus make up less than 2% of the entire U.S.
2 to 4, December, 2010
National Institute of Advanced Studies
Indian Institute of Science Campus (IISC)
Despite over-inflated claims by Al-Qaida, their economic strategy against the United States appears to be working.