Published On: Sun, Jan 13th, 2019

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BANGLADESH, January 6, 2019 (LA Times): In the world's largest refugee camp, where 1.1 million Rohingya Muslim refugees reside, 105 families have been stranded — caught in a war that was not theirs. Unlike the rest of the refugees, these families are Rohingya Hindus — a small minority within a [...]
Sun, Jan 13, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 7, 2019 (Hindustan Times): Hindus are the most educated — based on college degrees — among US religious groups, followed by Unitarians Universalists, Jews, Anglicans and congregants of the Episcopal Church, according to a new study. They are ahead also of atheists and agnostics. The study by [...]
Sun, Jan 13, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
Makar Sankranti also known as Makara Sankranti is celebrated in various parts of the Indian subcontinent to observe the day which marks the shift of the sun into ever-lengthening days. The festival is a seasonal observance as well as a religious celebration. nation has geared up to welcome not just [...]
Sun, Jan 13, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
The provincial Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in northwest Pakistan has declared the ancient Hindu religious site of Panj Tirath in Peshawar as national heritage. Panj Tirath, which got its name from the five pools of water present there, also contains a temple and a lawn with date palm trees. The five [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
A global Hindu and interfaith leader will provide the invocation at the North Dakota Legislature in February using mantras from the world's oldest existing scripture. Having non-Christian invocations is not new to the North Dakota Legislature. News stories over the past decade show that invocations were delivered by Native Americans, [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
People go about their business around the Jagannath Temple in Puri, India. India's Supreme Court proposed ending the hereditary rights of more than 2,000 priests at the temple. RNS photo by Priyadarshini Sen PURI, India (RNS) — For centuries, the priests at the Jagannath Temple in this city on India's [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
DENVER, COLORADO, December 31, 2018 (Denver Art Museum): Ganesha The Playful Protector is developed in collaboration with the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, which is loaning a statue of Ganesha created in the 600s to 700s that is the centerpiece of the exhibition. The 29-inch tall cross-legged figure, [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
INDIA, December 26, 2018 (Swarajyamag): Commemorating the 20th death anniversary of Hindu thinker and scholar Shri Ram Swarup, Indic Academy today (26 December) announced that it has instituted a Ram Swarup-Sitaram Goel Memorial Fund for promoting Indic research and publication. Shri Ram Swarup and Shri Sitaram Goel are both towering [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
In the video she questioned whether the Supreme Court would decide how Jesus took birth or which body should be buried or cremated. » [...]
Sat, Jan 05, 2019
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
People go about their business around the Jagannath Temple in Puri, India. India's Supreme Court proposed ending the hereditary rights of more than 2,000 priests at the temple. RNS photo by Priyadarshini Sen PURI, India (RNS) — For centuries, the priests at the Jagannath Temple in this city on India's [...]
Tue, Jan 01, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
About three persons were planning to sell the idol for Rs. 1 crore but the idol wing sleuths thwarted the attempt. The idol, which weighs nearly 3.5 kg was about to be sold to for Rs. 1 crore and it was kept at a lathe at Ekkattuthangal in Guindy [...]
Tue, Jan 01, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
By : Dr Raj Maheshwari. (The following is an abstract of the talk delivered by the author at the conference on “Core Ethical Teachings” at NSW Parliament House on 4 March 2011). Dr Raj Maheshwari Forensic Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist at St John of God Health Care Sydney, Australia Bioethics addresses [...]
Tue, Jan 01, 2019
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The Bhagavad Gita Quotes (Photo Credits: File Image) It is the birth anniversary of the popular sacred text of the Hindus—The Bhagavad Gita. The holy scripture is comprised of 18 chapters and 700 verses. On the 11th day of the waxing moon, Shukla Ekadashi, in the Margashirsha month of the [...]
Sun, Dec 30, 2018
Source: World Hindu News
19 DECEMBER, 2018 – 01:46 ED WHELAN Tanah Lot Temple: Bali's Stunning Sacred Sea Shrine Bali regularly features as one of the most beautiful places in the world, a well-known mecca for backpackers and travelers. The island not only has natural wonders, but also many architectural and cultural marvels. One [...]
Sun, Dec 30, 2018
Source: World Hindu News
Christmas is one of the most complicated and divisive questions facing Hinduism today. Hindus living in the West are met with the difficult situation of adapting to their new nationalities while at the same time trying to maintain their religious identity. In India, Christmas celebrations are often seen as [...]
Sun, Dec 30, 2018
Source: World Hindu News
Maria Wirth is a German and came to India for a holiday after finishing her psychology studies at Hamburg University. She visited the Ardha Kumbha Mela in Haridwar in April 1980 where she met Sri Anandamayi Ma and Devaraha Baba, two renowned saints. With their blessing shecontinued to live in [...]
Sun, Dec 30, 2018
Source: World Hindu News
Identifying Hanuman as a Dalit … would have mystified the seer-poet Valmiki. … The association of social injustice and prejudice the word conjures up in our mind simply does not relate either to the genesis or to the glorious career of Hanuman. Progress seems to be stalked by paradox. A [...]
Sat, Dec 29, 2018
Source: World Hindu News
I am writing this post for an acquaintance of mine who seems to be having some issue shaking off her past. You see she was raised Jewish, but at a very young age she turned against her faith and began her journey toward “Aryanism”. However, while she has become [...]
Sat, Dec 29, 2018
Source: World Hindu News
200 Christians led by Christian missionary Fr. Desman attacked 50 Hindu families from Pudhukkudieruppu village in Mannar district of Sri Lanka. They attacked Hindus with sticks and rods. » [...]
Fri, Dec 28, 2018
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
One of the most striking experiences of visiting the grand-old temples of South India is that of feeling dwarfed by the megastructures carved out of hard stone. Works underway | R Satish Babu By V Nilesh Express News Service One of the most striking experiences of visiting the grand-old temples [...]
Sun, Dec 23, 2018
Source: World Hindu News
BHUBANESWAR, India (RNS) — Brigitte Viollet, a French businesswoman, spends three months of every year in the company of the Sun Temple in Konark, an ancient settlement on the east coast of India. Built in the 13th century by King Narasingha Deva I, the Sun Temple was designed as a [...]
Sun, Dec 23, 2018
Source: World Hindu News
Demonstrations were staged under aegis of ‘Rashtriya Hindu Andolan (RHA)' at Ratnagiri by all pro-Hindu organizations for various demands » [...]
Sat, Dec 22, 2018
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
VIJAYAWADA, INDIA, December 10, 2018 (Deccan Chronicle): Come January 1, devotees to the famous Kanaka Durga temple on the Indirakeeladri hill here will have to wear traditional dresses for darshan. From next year, the temple is banning Bermudas, shorts, mini-skirts, low-waist jeans and short-length T-shirts, middies, sleeveless tops. According to [...]
Sun, Dec 16, 2018
Source: World Hindu News
Pakistan declared themselves as an Islamic country and India since was divided on the basis of religion should have also been declared as a Hindu country but it remained as a secular country. » [...]
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
Govt. should tell people benefits of holding Sunburn festival in Maharashtra ! – Diptesh Patil, ‘Hindu Gou-vansh Raksha Samiti' » [...]
Mon, Dec 10, 2018
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
It appears to be a conspiracy to finish off Hindu culture. Due to lack of Dharma education, such type of decisions are being taken. To change this situation, establishing Hindu Rashtra is the only solution ! » [...]
Sun, Dec 09, 2018
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
In 2006, a bomb blast rocked Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple near Banaras Hindu University which lead to the death of 10 devotees and injured 40 people. » [...]
Thu, Dec 06, 2018
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
If SIT claims that Gauri Lankesh was killed by reading Holy text of Sanatan, will they explain on which Holy texts Jihadi terrorism and Naxalism are based for killing lakhs of people ? » [...]
Tue, Dec 04, 2018
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
These people have received no government aid and have to make their own shelters of leaves and buy water. They do not get any government health benefit and have to depend on expensive private healthcare services. » [...]
Tue, Dec 04, 2018
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
According to secretary general of Bangladesh National Hindu Mahajote Gobinda Chandra Pramanik, there have been 1,792 incidents of persecution against people of religious minorities in Bangladesh in the last 11 months » [...]
Mon, Dec 03, 2018
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti

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