Vatican City, Dec 7 Christians and Hindus must be lights of peace in order to challenge violence and hatred in the world, the Vatican's top interfaith dialogue official has said. Our aim is that, more and more, we become a light of peace in this world, said Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran.
Hindus have welcomed Missouri Baptist University in Saint Louis, which calls itself "Christ-centered institution", for making yoga available to its students and offering it free. MBU fitness program offers group classes at no cost, and yoga is part of that.
R. Scot Miller is a new panelist to the Ethics and Religion Talk column. He provides Christian education and volunteer outreach under the auspices of Common Spirit Church of the Brethren in Grand Rapids.
Chennai, Dec 6: The last rites of the six-times Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and India's most charismatic leader J Jayalalithaa will be held today evening around 4.30 PM at the Marina Beach, Tamil Nadu. This is the same place where Amma's predecessors Anna and MGR were laid to rest.
A former journalist, Manglesh Dabral is considered among India's foremost Hindi contemporary poets alongside Uday Prakash and Vinod Kumar Shukla. The 68-year-old, who received the Sahitya Akademi in 2000 for Hum Jo Dekhte Hain, was recently in Mumbai for the Poets Translating Poets festival.
Claimed to be "the world's most exclusive yoga experience"-a 75-minute yoga session on the top of red rocks in the Valley of Fire in Nevada-costs $3,499. It includes roundtrip flying of the yoga enthusiasts from Las Vegas Strip to Valley of Fire, about 55 miles away, in a helicopter; and is said to be adaptable for all skill levels.
The Non-Brahmin Manifesto attacked injustice; the Justice Party sought a remedy by the earliest adoption of reservation and secularisation by law. In late 1907, Britain's foremost war correspondent, Henry W. Nevinson, arrived in India to report on the growing Indian nationalist movement.
Hindus have welcomed inscription of yoga to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of Paris headquartered United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization . Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, called it a step in the positive direction, which was long overdue.
Terming RSS as a unique model of human development in the world, its Chief Mohan Bhagwat today said people are free to join or leave Sangh at their will and there is no boundation, but to understand the organisation one should have an open mind. "It is important to make efforts to understand the RSS.