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How religions change their mind
Once upon a time, animal sacrifice was an important part of Hindu life, Catholic priests weren't celibate and visual depictions of the Prophet Muhammad were part of Islamic art.
China's premier seeks better ties with India
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is seeking to build trust with India on his first foreign trip since taking office, which comes just a few weeks after a military stand-off between the Asian giants on their ill-defined border in the Himalayan mountains.
Sun May 19, 2013
West Side and South Side Leader
Hindu temple welcomes public for opening celebrations
The Hindu temple, at 4406 Brecksville Road in Richfield, will host its grand opening and Prana Pratishnapanam Celebrations May 22-28. Dr.
Sat May 18, 2013
Salman Rushdie's 'Midnight's Children' adapted for the big screen
It is midnight on August 15, 1947. India declares its independence from Great Britain, and Pakistan is born.
Tue May 14, 2013
California's Tulare City Council opening with Hindu prayer for first time in 125 years
Tulare City Council in California in the US, incorporated in 1888, will start its day with Hindu invocation on July two, containing verses from world's oldest existing scripture.
Mon May 13, 2013
Hindus urge Britney Spears for deeper spirituality exploration beyond yoga
Seeing American entertainer Britney Spears' keen interest in yoga for staying in shape, Hindus have urged her to explore the rich philosophical thought of Hinduism, which introduced and nourished yoga.
The Daily Star
Halting Pakistan's slide into religious-sectarian strife
There have been worrying signs of breakdown in ethnic relations in Pakistan including accounts of ethnic Hazaras taking up arms and forming their own militia after bombings in Quetta, and Christian protesters clashing with police in Lahore in response to anti-Christian mob violence earlier this year.
Sri Lanka main opposition seeks divine intervention to save country from government
May 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party plans to organize religious events seeking divine intervention to save the country from the current government.
India celebrates Akshaya Tritiya today
New Delhi, May 13 : Hindus and Jains across India on Monday are celebrating 'Akshaya Tritiya', which is considered auspicious to start a new venture.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Indian Express
Akhilesh: False cases against Brahmins will be withdrawn
Amid blowing of conch shells and chanting of Sanskrit mantras, the Samajwadi Party on Sunday appealed to Brahmins to make party president Mulayam Singh Yadav prime minister in 2014.
Dambulla Temple Complex
The temple complex dates back to the 1st century BC. What makes it unique is that it has five caves that were built at the base of a 150 meter high rock during the Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa periods .
Think of yoga as Hinduism's gift to humanity
Does doing yoga make one a Hindu? This question has come up often in recent years.
Mother's Day: Goddesses we worship
We start out with Adi Parashakti the 'source' so to say of all the other goddesses in the Hindu pantheon.
Sat May 11, 2013
Jewellers expect Akshaya Tritiya to reap gold
New Delhi, May 11 - A month after gold slumped to its lowest in over 15 months, jewellers are expecting a rise of 15 to 30 percent in sales during the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya May 13 - given the plethora of offers to woo customers.
Fri May 10, 2013
Kolkata's famed Kalighat Temple set for makeover
Kolkata, May 10 : The over 200-year-old Kalighat Kali temple, one of the city's landmarks visited by tens of thousands of devotees and tourists every day, is set for a makeover, thanks to the intervention of the judiciary.
The diagnosis is all right: The prescriptions are not
Toni Hagen, the Swiss explorer who introduced our country to the western world in the early 1950s through his seminal book "Nepal" writes, "When I visited the sanctuary of Swayambhunath at Kathmandu back in early fifties, I was surprised to find, besides the effigies of Hindu divinities and Buddha, that of Christ and Gandhi too.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Indian Express
BHU to set up SC/ST cell in each department
Banaras Hindu University will have an SC/ST cell in every department and a permanent set-up will be institutionalised to deal with problems faced by members of the community.
Honouring The Ramayan Part 2
In this Indian heritage month of May, we pause to celebrate the arrival of the first contingent of Indian immigrant labour on May 30, 1845.
Wed May 08, 2013
MS Dhoni muddled in controversy for hurting religious sentiments
A case has been registered in a local court against Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for allegedly "denigrating" a Hindu god and "hurting" the religious sentiments of the Hindus.
Voices of Faith: Is abortion ever acceptable?
In Hinduism, a human life is considered a great blessing. Only through human life, with the help of one's free will, can one choose to do good karma and attain the ultimate goal of human life, moksha and be united with the Divine.