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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.
Stranger in Paradise
Stay Calm - Head North
North Bali is the new Lombok - it has all the natural charms of the more popular South but also has enormous appeal for those travellers fed up with south Bali's traffic and mass tourism.
Singgasana Hotels & Resorts
Singgasana Hotels & Resorts is a hospitality management company with deluxe and first class hotels, residences, a golf course and an international convention center in key destinations in Indonesia namely Jakarta, Bali, Surabaya, Makassar and Lombok.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Yours Sincerely', a tale about Muslim-Hindu friendship
KARACHI: 'When love becomes obsession, then goal seeking capacity is maximised. But when this applies for love with the country, then salute is assured with higher probability, told Taha Ahmed from Karachi, whose short film-'Yours Sincerely' stood among top five and Ahmed became the first ever Pakistani to be nominated for Reel Show International ... (more)
The first rule of Balinese fight club? Don't get the other guy get...
Unless, that is, you are both Balinese and enjoying a religious celebration. These men from the remote village of Tenganan are scrapping as part of their annual rituals of devotion to Indra, the Hindu god of war, who they regard as their chief deity.
BRICS to create development bank,...
Leaders of the BRICS group of emerging powers meet Tuesday to launch a new development bank and a reserve fund seen as counterweights to Western-led financial institutions.
Stranger in Paradise
The Majapahit Empire strikes back
Last month the Balinese descendents of this great exodus returned to Candi Penataran in Blitar, East Java, for a mighty re-unification with their distant relatives - the Javanese Hindus who have been hiding in the hills of Java for a very long time.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Indian Express
IITs move for a cleaner Ganga
Saints, seers and members of the civil society have been invited to be part of the programme, where the blueprint for responsibilities that could be taken up by various stakeholders is likely to be prepared.