By Jai Birdi

OBJECTIVE,FAIR,CRITICAL YET RESPECTFUL Very objective, fair, critical, yet respectful observation. Hinduism- “it stimulates and encourages debate, protest, amendments and even deletions of those doctrines or beliefs which are senseless, derogatory, and far from truth” is probably the definition of Hinduism that I could find. The challenge in my view is to create the will, the … Continue reading By Jai Birdi

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By Dr. Sanjay Grover

FRESH PROSPECTIVE “It is a very concise book and every statement is like an aphorism that needs to be contemplated upon to appreciate its depth and width”. This review is from: Hinduism: Kindle Edition Promod Puri has presented fresh and new perspectives to an ageless philosophy and religion.The book presents the topic of Hinduism as an … Continue reading By Dr. Sanjay Grover

By Purva Grover

Amazing!!excellently written book in a simple way on a complicated subject Hinduism is not a religion,it is a science in itself Must read book for all Great job done by the author Dr Sandeep Dhavan Gastroenterologist, Chandigarh, India A JOURNEY OF SELF DISCOVER By Purva Grover, Editor Indian Trumpet, Dubai Often, we’re not introduced to … Continue reading By Purva Grover

By Brenda Maxwell

GREAT INFORMATION Even if you are not a Hindu this book has a lot of great information in it and I recommend highly. “Hinduism…” by Promod Puri was an eye opening and inspiring book with a positive message, even if some of the text was complex and almost scholarly at times… it is what makes the … Continue reading By Brenda Maxwell

By Darla Ortiz

TO LEARN ABOUT HINDUISM THIS IS A MUST READ I think anyone who wants to learn more about Hinduism, or just being inspired to expand their level of awareness of the religion should definitely read this book. Even though I am not a Hindu I do have some friends/acquaintances who are, and I thought reading … Continue reading By Darla Ortiz

By Steph Coleman

NEW IDEAS PRESENTED IN A NEW WAY I have read several books on theology and sometimes I get the sense that most are just recycling old information. Well, for this book it seems like I read a lot of new ideas presented in a new way. I will start by saying this is a wonderful … Continue reading By Steph Coleman

by Gillian Hancock

WRITTEN WITH GREAT KNOWLEDGE It is very engaging and the author writes with great knowledge and passion as he takes on certain aspects of Hinduism in a way I’ve never read before, and I was so impressed with the depth of Puri’s detailing on his reports and the way he is able to explain so … Continue reading by Gillian Hancock

By Essie Harmon

I think anyone who wants to learn more about Hinduism, or just being inspired to expand their level of awareness of the religion that so many follow, they should definitely read this book. I was very impressed by the high quality writing and research that went into this book, “Hinduism-Beyond Rituals, Customs, and Traditions” by … Continue reading By Essie Harmon

By James Masters

The way he writes and puts it all together is very educational, eye-opening, and ultimately transformative. This book, “Hinduism: Beyond Rituals. Customs and Traditions” by Promod Puri was actually far more interesting and insightful than I first expected it to be (no offense to the author). I just wasn’t sure what I was getting myself … Continue reading By James Masters

EXPLORING MEANING OF HINDUISM

Review by Ashok Bhargava The principal idea pursued by Promod Puri’s is to explore meaning of the term ‘Hinduism’ and thereby to understand the Hindu identity in a wide-open structure both traditionally and in the modern world. I have often heard people saying that Hinduism is so vast and deep that many seers have spent … Continue reading EXPLORING MEANING OF HINDUISM

DETAILED BUT CONCISE OVERVIEW

By Naveen Gopal Vice President Pacifica Partners Financial Services Most of us who grew up practicing Hinduism in our daily lives often understand the religion through rituals (poojas), mantras, stories (like the Ramayan) and a series of rules and obligations. We often wonder how we’d teach these customs to our kids in the age of … Continue reading DETAILED BUT CONCISE OVERVIEW

by 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 … Continue reading by Acharya S.P.Dwivedi

Aditi Garg, Tribune India

  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 a set of … Continue reading Aditi Garg, Tribune India

By 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 … Continue reading By Vishal Bheeroo

Some nuggets of history

May 8, 2016 edition By Aditi Garg 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 … Continue reading Some nuggets of history