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  1. Dangerous MeditationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Christianity Today

    ... better physical health and well-being (Western marketing to the contrary), but a sense of oneness with Brahman-the Hindu word for the absolute being that pervades all things. This is pantheism (all is divine), not Christianity. Transcendental ...

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  2. Bangladesh: Stampede at Hindu festival kills 10Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    At least ten people have been killed and dozens of others injured in a stampede during a Hindu religious gathering in Bangladesh yesterday, police said. All the victims were aged over 50 years, and seven were women.

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  3. Pluralist pitch earns boosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Telegraph

    ... another point on caste and class but couldn't. Council chairperson Y. Sudershan Rao said the yugas (ages) mentioned in Hindu scriptures could be a source of historical study. He claimed the Ramayan and the Mahabharat described historical incidents ...

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  4. NPT remembers Sir SyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Nation

    ... University an ammunition depot which helped him (the Quaid-i-Azam) fight and conquer the British imperialism and Hindu fanaticism. In fact, the Aligarh students served as the pioneering party of the Muslim League, who disseminated the Quaid-i-Azam's ...

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  5. India turns to 'satellite god' for crop mappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Express India

    Under the scheme, farmers would be able to access advisories on their mobile phones to help them to choose seed varieties, apply the right fertilisers or time irrigation 'shots', though some are sceptical about how effective the plan will be given natural or other obstacles. Sher Singh, a farmer from India's desert state of Rajasthan, prays to Varuna, the Hindu god of water, for a bountiful harvest.

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  6. A Debate Rages in India Over Conversion, Secularism, and "Spiritual Violence"Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Religion Dispatched

    Over the past few months, Indian and U.S. media have reported widely about right-wing Hindu groups' plans to "re-convert" Muslim and Christians to Hinduism . Indeed, the so-called ghar wapsi effort has rung alarm bells among observers, stoking fears that the right-of-center government of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi , are seeking to undermine post-independence India's secular ideals.

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  7. Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee conferred Bharat Ratna: A walk down...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | India.com

    ... His detractors used to call him a "mask" of the RSS, his benign smile of moderation hiding his party's links with Hindu groups. Undeterred by party hawks who accused him of embarking on a misdirected visit to Pakistan in 1999, Vajpayee, who is ...

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  8. AB Vajpayee a statesman politician and an orator par excellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    ... His detractors used to call him a "mask" of the RSS, his benign smile of moderation hiding his party's links with Hindu groups. Undeterred by party hawks who accused him of embarking on a misdirected visit to Pakistan in 1999, Vajpayee, who is ...

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  9. Idaho senators who protested against Hindu prayer would not be sanctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Merinews

    Idaho State Senate would not pursue sanctioning the senators Sheryl L. "Sherry" Nuxoll, Steve Vick and Lori Den Hartog; according to a report quoting President Pro Tempore Brent Hill published in "Scroll", BYU-Idaho's student media, on March 25. These three senators reportedly refused to attend historic first Hindu invocation of Idaho Senate by distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed on March three and Nuxoll made a statement in a media interview: "Hindu is a false faith with false gods".

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  10. Kublalsingh busy writing his booksRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Trinadad Express

    ... job. I trust the Green Fund will change its position on the matter." The Tulsi or Holy Basil is a sacred plant in Hindu belief. Hindus regard it as an early manifestation of the goddess Tulsi, a consort of the god Vishnu. The offering of its leaves ...

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  11. Wayne surviving on Tulsi leaves, waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Trinadad Express

    ... the Green Fund will change its position on the matter." The Tulsi Plant The Tulsi or Holy Basil is a sacred plant in Hindu belief. Hindus regard it as an early manifestation of the goddess Tulsi, a consort of the god Vishnu. The offering of its ...

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  12. Hindu leaders reject proposed marriage billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Nation

    Rahim Yar Khan- Hindu leaders from across Pakistan have rejected the proposed Hindu Marriage Bill, saying they will further be divided, if the parliament adopted the bill. A Hindu Jirga, which deliberated for 13 hours on the contour of the proposed bill in Krihna Mandir in Rahim Yar Khan, unanimously rejected the proposition saying it was a conspiracy to further divide the Hindu minority in the country.

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  13. 'Mega mosque' claims 'distorted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | BBC News

    ... for violent disorder and possession of an offensive weapon, while Labour MP Ian Austin said mosques, as well as Hindu and Sikh temples were all targeted. He described Dudley as a community "in which people generally get on well" and accused Mr Amin ...

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  14. Maine Hindu Temple to marry two Hindu deitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Merinews

    Maine Hindu Temple in Westbrook, a suburb of Portland , is organizing the wedding of Lord Rama, 7th avatar of Lord Vishnu and great hero of epic Ramayana, with Sita, on March 29. The invitation to the "entire community" for this "Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam" reads as: Sri Rama, The eldest son of King Dasaratha, Weds Sita, The eldest daughter of King Janaka?You are hereby invited to attend the Divine Kalayanam, with family and friends. Announcement also adds: Sponsoring and performing the Kalyanam of the Divine Couple is Very auspicious and will bring success to the family.

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  15. Vote! The Best Shashi Kapoor FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Rediff.com

    ... Raj in Awaara that made all the difference. apoor made his grown-up debut under B R Chopra's direction as a staunch Hindu, oblivious of his Muslim origins in pre-Partition era. The socio-politicall and sentimental temperament of the script is keenly ...

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  16. At Asia's largest abattoir, butchers fear livelihood loss as beef ban sets inRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Peninsula

    ... beef trade is controlled largely by Muslims of the Qureshi community, who work as butchers, agents and dealers. But Hindu farmers from across the state and neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh were among those who ...

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  17. Gita, an eternal source of knowledge: Dr. BetsurmathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Star of Mysore

    ... become a fashion to embrace western thoughts while the system of education lacked the insights into the intricacies of Hindu epics and Vedas. He said that the Gita is an eternal source of knowledge and lauded the efforts of Bhashyam Swamiji for ...

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  18. The Maharashra #BeefBan Is UnconstitutionalRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Indian Muslim Statements

    ... that is within their means to consume once or twice a week. The BJP spokesperson Madhav Bhandari, besides mentioning Hindu religious faith, justified the ban in terms of adherence to the Gandhian principle of ahimsa (non-violence) and of supporting ...

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  19. Bapu's "Babla"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Outlook

    ... books on the Mahatma also helped him in his mission. In the manner of a traditional storyteller narrating stories from Hindu scriptures the Mahabharata and the Ramayana , Desai would discourse on Gandhi from a raised dais, accompanied by music and ...

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  20. Beep it! Bans fuel fears of intolerance in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Nation

    Annie BANERJI - "Don't eat it, read it, see it, feel it," sings the Michael Jackson impersonator as she raps her way through a list of pleasures banned by India's conservative government before chorusing: "Just beep it!" As the world's largest democracy, India has long been proud of its tradition of artistic, cultural and religious 'freedoms'. But a series of bans, ranging from eating beef to watching the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie, has sparked accusations of a growing climate of intolerance under Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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