Tag Archives: the Vedas

One Is Not The Loneliest Number

by Aranyakananda I was recently in a discussion with friends in which I brought up the Vedic aphorism “Truth is one; the wise call it by many names.” Knowing the people involved in this conversation were not fammiliar with Vedic … Continue reading

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-ism, -ism, -ism.

by Aranyakananda In the last post I denounced the notion that there were “too many Gods” in Hinduism, on the grounds that one of the main tenets of the Vedas is that “truth is one; the wise call it by … Continue reading

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How to Give Obiesance to 330 Million Gods Every Day.

by Aranyakananda And now for something completely different: It is said that there are 330 million gods in Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism). The Vedas mention 33, or 33 groups of them, but then the word for “groups” is the same word … Continue reading

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