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Learning the basics of Hinduism was harder than any foreign language or math class that I ever took. I was lucky to make an “A” after the concepts kicked in after nearly two months of reading and lect...
Hindu wisdom states that wherever there are brothers, there will be rivalry. In the Puranas, the children of Kashyapa keep fighting with each other: Devas with Asuras, Rakshasas with Yakshas, Garuda w...
Bollywood stars are often targeted by trolls online and it was the same story late Thursday when Sonam Kapoor decided to use the newly-introduced question-answer option on her Instagram stories.Not on...
Title: Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism's Greatest Thinker; Author: Pavan K. Varma; Publisher: Tranquebar Press; Pages: 364; Price: Rs 699 This must be one of the greatest tributes ever paid to Shankarach...
Sonam Kapoor is not new to controversial elements. The actress has been quite vocal on several issues, especially on social media. Be it her name change post marriage or the recent use of Instagram’s ...
The Supreme Court’s decision on entry of people belonged to other faiths in the Shreemandir is adverse to Hindu religion, a Press release by the Muktimandap, the highest advisory body of the Jaganath ...
The court hinted it would lift ban on entry of non-Hindus into other temples as well. New Delhi: Overcoming a centuries-old ban, Christians, Muslims and visitors from other religions may soon be allow...
'There is absolutely no question that the Hinduism of the mob-lynchers, the people who have actually gone and killed others because of what they are eating or how they are worshipping or the faith the...
Shashi Tharoor’s provocatively titled previous book, Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India, was a polemic that aroused the ire of historians eager to defend Britain’s imperial record. His n...
It was supposed to be a routine visit to the passport office for Tanvi Seth and her husband Anas Siddiqui, an interfaith couple who have been married for 12 years in Lucknow, India. But according to a...
This must be one of the greatest tributes ever paid to Shankaracharya, the quintessential "paramarthachintakh", who wished to search for the ultimate truths behind the mysteries of the universe. His g...
'Hinduism is the mother of all religions; communal hatred should not be spread in its name.' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award last year, writer K P Ramanunni pe...