At present, there is no single place where Dharmins (‘Hindus’) can go to download and read ALL their scriptures IN THEIR ENTIRETY. Numerous sites exist that provide portions of scriptures and/or commentary on scriptures, but no single website has thus far undertaken the immense task of posting all scriptures of Sanatana Dharma (“Hindu-ism”).
There are three goals of this effort:
1) The short-term goal (3-5 years) of this project is to collect, organize, publish (online and in hardcopy) and disseminate knowledge of all Dharmic scriptures throughout the world.
2) The intermediate-term goal (5-7 years) of this project is to glean the best knowledge and wisdom from all these scriptures and from other sources (modern experience, ideas) into a single, unified holy book for Dharmins – The Dharma Veda. This book will act as a guide for Dharmins and as an index into all the supporting scriptures. Unlike the Bible and Quran of Christianity and Islam respectively, the Dharma Veda will NOT be a closed canon - frozen in time based upon mindless dogmas. It will be updated on a regular basis with the input of the Dharmasya (global Dharmic community). The essence of Dharma is Truth and Universal Law – it is NOT dogma or blind belief (as is the case with Matas such as Christianity and Islam). The term 'mata' means a belief, view or opinion and HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH DHARMA. Therefore, it is important to explain to non-Dharmins that Sanatana Dharma is based on the Truth and is therefore a much higher concept than a ‘religion’. For the purposes of conversation, we can refer to Dharma as a religion, but it is then necessary for the Dharmin to educate the non-Dharmin as to the higher meaning and greater Truth of Dharma.
3) The long-term goal (7 years and beyond) of this project is to leverage the Dharma Veda to bring about a Global Dharmic Renaissance that will leave no nation untouched. The world needs a more robust, more sophisticated... [continues]
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