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The word “Hindu” denotes more than a set of theological beliefs. In many languages, French and Persian among them, the word for Indian is Hindu. Originally foreigners used it when referring to the peo...
Two women who enraged conservatives by entering one of Hinduism's holiest temples have asked India's highest court for round-the-clock police protection, saying their lives are in danger.
The meeting point of these rivers is considered among the holiest places in Hinduism and devotees believe bathing there during the Kumbh helps cleanse sins and brings salvation More than 20 million Hi...
Kashmiris have taken pride in inhabiting a cultural space between Vedic Hinduism and Sufi Islam. The traditional communal harmony in Kashmir enabled the peaceful coexistence of Muslims and Hindus, mut...
The legend of the Great Flood transcends major world religions (Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism) and offers the perfect narrative for the new year. In every version of the tale, some type of ca...
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh) Jan 4 : Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani has fired a fresh salvo at Congress President Rahul Gandhi and said by denying the existence of Lord Ram, he has given an indicat...
As early as the first millennium B.C., both the Tao religion of China and Hinduism placed importance on a “vital principle” that flows through the body, a kind of energy or internal breath, and viewed ...
The Indian National Congress has, with unprecedented honesty, embraced its Hindu credentials. Congress President Rahul Gandhi (Photo: ANI) It was “house full” at Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s pres...
The continuing efficiency of Hinduism as a force for social and political mobilization in India was on display this past week, in two widely different cases both relating to holy sites. As the Indian ...
Fifty years before Swami Vivekananda gave his famous speech on Hinduism in Chicago, the religion was being practised in the Caribbean. Even today, it is an important religion among Indians who live in ...
India, the land of Hindus, was always prosperous since ancient times which attracted foreign invaders in order to loot. After the fall of Prithviraj Chouhan, the last Hindu emperor at Delhi, because o...