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  1. Translator defends Tamil writer Perumal Murugan slams bigots mad frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    ... who embodying creation and fecundity by fusing the masculine and the feminine. In the last 20 days, hardline Hindu groups in Tiruchendgode have expressed outrage over Maadhorubaagan (an archaic Tamil term for Ardhanareswarar), a novel by Perumal ...


  2. Modi will give jobs to 5 cr unemployed youth:TogadiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Indian Express

    ... Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit which was kicked off in Gandhinagar early Sunday morning. He was addressing the "Hindu Sammelan" in communally sensitive Shahpur locality in old Ahmedabad. The gathering is a part of series of such "sammelans" that VHP ...


  3. Vedic maths gets vote of confidence from students, teachersRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... which make mathematical calculations 10-15 times faster as compared to the traditional methods. Discovered by Hindu seer Swami Bharati Krishna Tirthaji in the early 20th century, it is also said to be easy to remember, offers multiple ways of doing ...


  4. City celebrates Swami Vivekananda's 152nd birth anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Star of Mysore

    ... occasion. On the occasion, a procession will be taken out from Vivekananda Memorial on NS Road in city at 6 pm. Vishwa Hindu Vedike: Vishwa Hindu Dharma Samrakshana Vedike, Mysuru, in presence of Somanatha Swamiji of Adichunchanagiri Mutt, Mysuru ...


  5. Happy 2015 RIP Birthday to One of India's Greatest Lights of the Ages, Swami VivekanandaRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Aquarius Papers

    Today we honor the birthday, life, and work of the great Spiritual Teacher Swami Vivekananda, representative of Hinduism at the 1893 Parliament of World's Religions and one of the first to bring meditation and yoga to the US. Swami Vivekananda , was an Indian Hindu monk and chief disciple of the 19th-century saint Paramahamsa Ramakrishna.


  6. The Mahabharata, via JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Using his trademark; physical theatre, director Hiroshi Koike's Mahabharata presents the Japanese interpretation of the Indian epic, which attempts to unite the Asian continent From BR Chopra's cult series Mahabharat on Doordarshan and Ekta Kapoor's Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki on Indian television, to Peter Brook's 1989 classic film, many have retold the epic story of Hindu mythological text, Mahabharata, in their own, unique styles. Now, there is yet another version which promises to be a completely different experience.


  7. Spirituality in syllabi at Teok instituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Telegraph

    ... be a subject on spirituality, which will be compulsory. Goswami said the subject would primarily include studies about Hindu theological books like the Vedas, the Puranas, the Bhagawad Gita and philosophies linked to different religious books. Ratul ...


  8. Goa Famous Temples Tour DestinationRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 11, 2015 - PANAJI, India -- Goa is a natural gifted land which has lots of beautifl natural places like wildlife sanctuaries, beaches, rivers and island. Goa also has several famous temples which are dedicated to Hindu God and godes.


  9. Does religion ever condone torture?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... directly against the practice of torture and fly in the face of any attempt at justification." - Rabbi Michael Davis "Hindu tradition emphasizes nonviolence ( ahimsa ) and explicitly limits combat or violence to self-defense only. And because Hindu ...


  10. Sangh Parivar Aiming for a Firm Footing in BengalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Outlook

    ... Bengal) Jishnu Basu said. The VHP, another ideological off-wing of RSS, which aggressively advocates the concept of Hindu Rastra, too claims to have an increased membership base in the past one year. "At present we have around 80,000 activists ...


  11. Religious conversions threatened Modi's development agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | CNN

    ... could well end up in tragedy. With the installation of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) government at the Centre the Hindu Right Wing organisations seem to have developed a lot of muscle - or that is what they appear to think. Their recent activities ...


  12. The Hyderabad MP and Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader is in the eye of a storm again.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Outlook

    ... rock bottom of democracy. See, the BJP government won 280 seats, am I responsible for them getting that number? When Hindu votes get divided, no one poses this question. Why then are Muslims asked this question when they want to fight elections and ...


  13. Dalit groups in UP use 'ghar wapsi' as bargaining chipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | DNA India

    Certain underprivileged Hindu communities such as the Dalits and the Valmikis are using 'Ghar wapsi' as a bargaining chip to demand better treatment. Firstpost reports of two instances in Meerut and Agra where Hindu groups have been asking for certain demands to be met, threatening to convert to other religions if refused.


  14. Hamblin & Peterson: What is scripture?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... paradoxically, scripture often began as spoken words, not written texts. Confucius' "Analects," the Quran, the Hindu "Rig Veda," Homer's "Iliad" and Zarathustra's "Gathas" were all transmitted as oral scripture for centuries. Only when revelations ...


  15. On the notion of a "creator" of modern yogaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | OUPblog

    Swami Vivekananda was a nineteenth-century Hindu reformer, missionary to the United States, and Indian nationalist who constructed and disseminated a system of modern yoga, which he called raja yoga . Yoga insiders and certain scholars of the history of yoga have frequently identified him as the "creator" or "father" of modern yoga, but that is just not accurate.


  16. Hot new brand Kush Kouture has arrivedRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | PR Leap

    ... boots to a knee high boot. If you want something with a little ore edge to it or in this case spike then check out the Hindu styles. Ladies these boots were made for walking on the edge with attitude! Need some clothing to match your new sexy high ...


  17. Modi As Abraham Lincoln?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Outlook

    ... he has had scathing criticisms for in the past? Thus, Professor Kancha Ilaiah, author of the radical Why I Am Not a Hindu (which has been compared with Frantz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth ), who is a staunch critic of Hindutva and Brahmanism ... 1 comment

  18. I, The ConvertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Outlook

    ... I am fiercely proud of my national identity as an Indian and I am completely at peace with my cultural identity as a Hindu. I retain the name my parents gave me. My wife, who also shares my faith, continues to go by her Hindu name. We have two ...


  19. All Parts DarknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Outlook

    ... gave the call to burn the book - has now acquired caste dimensions. While the RSS claimed that Murugan has made fun of Hindu sentiments, caste organizations led by the dominant Gounder caste, to which Mr Murugan also belongs, in the district appear ...


  20. India elects first trans* mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Sydney Star Observer

    Independent candidate Madhu Bai Kinnar, 35 , won the city of Raigarh's mayoral election by over 4500 votes against Vharatiya Janata Party opponent Mahaveer Guruji. Kinnar is a Dalit, the bottom of the Hindu caste system and formerly considered "untouchables", who before running in the election earned a living by singing and dancing on trains.