Indian Temple Admits Women for First Time in 900-Year History
Twelfth-century Hindu temple breaks with tradition after Supreme Court rules against two Brahmin families who have claimed exclusive ancestral rights to choosing priests for centuries A twelfth-century Hindu temple that attracts hundreds of thousands of pilgrims annually is to admit women and lower-caste men as priests for the first time.
Azam Khan blames RSS for Uttar Pradesh clashes
Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan today indirectly took aim at the Hindu outfit RSS for the clashes in the state, saying plans to "jeopardise" the peace in UP was being done in Nagpur, the outfit's headquarters.
162-acre Hindu temple by 2017 in New Jersey, estimated cost over $150 million.
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Robbinsville , currently under construction, will reportedly be spread over 162 acres and be ready in 2017 with an estimated cost of over $150 million.
Is it right or wrong to call India a Hindu state?
When BJP's MLA from Goa Dipak Dhavlikar said Narendra Modi will make India a Hindu Rashtra, it sparked a lot of criticsim because the intent behind it is understandable.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Jaipur devotees throng Shiv temples on Sawan Shivratri
Jaipur devotees celebrated Sawan Shivratri yesterday, flocking Shiv temples in the city.
Hindu religious leader strongly objects to the commercialization of festival of color, Holi
Ticketed Holi celebrations are reportedly being held in various cities of United Kingdom and Germany in July and August and a ticket can sometimes cost about $56.
Movie review Thirumanam Enum Nikkah is an absurd attempt
Name : Thirumanam Enum Nikkah Director : Aneesh Cast : Jai, Nazriya Nazim Rating : 1/5 Aneesh's Thirumanam Enum Nikkah has a story and script that seem to have been penned in the most amateurish, nay bizarre, style.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
KBC 8: A journey from individual to collective growth
In a world where everyone is busy achieving their personal goals, we as individuals have stopped thinking about the nation as a whole.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
PHOTOS: 7 temples to visit in Siem Reap, Cambodia
But before heading out, make sure to buy an Angkor pass as you cannot enter the temples without it.
A Progressive Hindu Approach to God
"Truth is one," says the Rig Veda, one of the canonical sacred texts of Hinduism, "but the paths to it are many."
The ancient Lore- the kernels of knowledge
Mythological stories are normally treated as a literature material or sometimes a science fiction.
Amarnath Yatra crosses 3-lakh mark
Over three lakh pilgrims visited the sacred shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir since the yatra commenced on the 28th of June.
Wall Street Journal
Controversy Swirls Around 'Sanskrit Week'...
For the decades after India won its independence from Britain, politicians and activists in the south waged a vigorous battle against making Hindi, an Indo-Aryan language largely spoken in the country's north, India's only official language.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Hindu Gods Seem to Have Been Working Out
In new comics, paintings and popular books, depictions of Vishnu, Rama and other greats in the Hindu pantheon are being reimagined to give the deities broad shoulders, six-pack abs, flashy get-ups and smoldering good looks.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
South China Morning Post
Arundhati Roy prompts outrage with call for 'truth' about Mahatma Gandhi
Arundhati Roy, the Booker Prize winning author, has accused Mahatma Gandhi of discrimination and called for institutions bearing his name to be renamed.
Maryland Hindu Temple to be consecrated in August
Sri Bhaktha Anjaneya Temple in Ijamsville , currently under construction on a 43-acre lot, will be consecrated on August 31. Religious and cultural programs will form part of its Maha Kumbhabhishekam ceremonies from August 29 to September one; including poojas, homams, pravachanam, aarathi, etc.
Vishnu takes the form of a king, a cowherd, a priest, a fish and even an enchantress called Mohini.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Euthanasia: The Indian culture always had reference about it
As per Times of Indian report, the Supreme Court on Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, 'decided to adjudicate the legality of active and passive euthanasia and emerging concept of 'living will''.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Dozens injured in clashes in Indian Kashmir
Indian government forces used tear gas and wooden canes Friday to disperse hundreds of Kashmiri workers who clashed with them at a sprawling camp for Hindu pilgrims heading for a Himalayan cave, leaving dozens of people injured, police said.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Arizona Republic
Hinduism is Arizona's second-largest religion
Hinduism is Arizona's second-largest religion Comparatively, there are almost 2.3 million practicing Christians throughout Arizona.