This paper was presented at
Psychology: The Indian Contribution
National Conference on
Indian Psychology, Yoga and Consciousness
organised by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research
at the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education
Pondicherry, India, 10-13 December 2004

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Psychology of Hinduism

Damodar V. Nene — Vadodara.

This paper examines various facets of the psychology of Hinduism as extolled in the following: Yugas; Varna system; Ashram system; need for worshipping a God; polytheism; monotheism; Gods; Goddesses; spirituality; Hindu festivals; symbolism; Freud's theories & H. psychology; Jung's concept & samskaras; Yoga, the science of human behaviour and psychology; avataras; universal remote control; violence & H. psychology; future of the sanatana dharma.