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  1. Stay Calm - Head NorthRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Stranger in Paradise

    ... During my weekend on the North Coast I was lucky to catch the 'Sabha' festival at the BALIMULA village of Julah, a pre-Hindu village with unique architecture and traditions. I visited the nearby villages of Sembirenteng, Les and Bondalem (famous for ...

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  2. Banaras or bustRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Hard News

    ... Varuna and Assi, which run through it. And the famous Assi Ghat gets its name from the river. Varanasi is to the Hindu what Mecca is to the Muslim. The Hindus' spiritual capital, like India itself has fallen on bad days. Maybe it has fared even ...

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  3. Literati disappointed with Penguin's book withdrawalRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Feb 12 : Expressing unhappiness over Penguin India's decision to withdraw US Indologist Wendy Doniger's book "The Hindu: An Alternative History" from the Indian market, the literati circuit Wednesday said such decisions encourage "self censorship" and undermine freedom of expression.

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  4. PICKS: Sameer ReddyRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Artforum Intl.

    ... in a Virgin Mary bottle on the other. In two self-portraits he dresses as Lakshmi and Shiva, deities from his own Hindu heritage. In his image of Shiva, It's the End of the World, as We Know It, and I Feel Fine , 2010, Reddy poses for the dance of ...

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  5. Lok Sabha polls: Election Commission to conduct campsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    ... to May 12 in which the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) led by the Congress will be challenged by a determined Hindu nationalist BJP that has named Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as its PM candidate. Voting will be held on Apr 7, Apr ...

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  6. The Ramayana goes onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... worked together to digitise the Mewar Ramayana, one of the finest existing illustrated manuscripts of the Hindu mythological epic. Started in early 2011, the project was completed recently, and will go live on March 21. The manuscript was ...

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  7. First Indian film museum to open in Bollywood city of MumbaiRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... , the first all-Indian feature film brought to the silver screen in Mumbai on May 3, 1913. A tale from the Hindu epic book Mahabharata , the film quickly became a hit despite its female characters being played by men at a time when women acting was ...

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  8. PDSN demands measures on war footing to save human lives in TharRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | Daily Times

    ... average rainfall in 2013 and relief measures were not take in a timely manner. Over half of the population are the Hindu and lower caste Dalit minority residing in Thar area, where health and other basic facilities are non-existent. People are even ...

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  9. 'Joy of India draws you in like a magnet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | Independent.ie

    ... night began with an exhilarating cycle-rickshaw ride; our destination, Dashashwamedh Ghat. We were there to see the Hindu aarti (river worship) ceremony, which takes place from 7pm every night and has done for centuries; to witness it is to connect ...

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  10. Spiritiual Life - the festival of MahashivratriRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Ilford Recorder

    ... festival of Mahashivratri or the "great Shiva night". Shiva means the auspicious one and is one of the Trimurti - the Hindu Trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. There are various legends associated with Mahashivratri, which may differ across ...

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  11. OTR gives Colorado Lakmé for the first time in half a centuryRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... story of an unexpected and forbidden love affair between British soldier Grald, played by tenor Drake Dantzler, and Hindu priestess Lakm, played by lead soprano Brittany Ann Rene Robinson. Lakm is a beautiful, young and curious woman on the ...

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  12. Yoga for the AgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2014 | EDGE

    ... exploring Yoga's origins and centrality in India, its underlying philosophical tenets, and its role in Jain, Buddhist, Hindu and Sufi religious traditions. Even a dabbler can appreciate the exhibition's illuminating historical perspective as well as ...

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  13. Does the best lack all conviction?Read the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | Merinews

    ... is this latter, "alternative" Hinduism that my book celebrates throughout Indian history." She continues, "Many of the Hindu elite who worked closely with the British caught the prejudices of their masters. In the 19th century, those Hindus lifted ...

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    Mar 8, 2014 | Stranger in Paradise

    ... Indiana-Brasilian ( Hoosier ) anthropologist called Rucina. Rucina became fluent in Balinese and all the palace and Hindu rituals and even learned how to dance the Legong. Soon they were blessed with two boys, Gung Anom and Gung Arie. Over the ...

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  15. The Majapahit Empire strikes backRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | Stranger in Paradise

    500 years ago, thousands of East Javanese Hindus - peasants, priests, princes and artists from the last great Hindu Kingdom of Majapahit - fled to Bali rather than convert to Islam. Last month the Balinese descendents of this great exodus returned to ...

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  16. Landmark Center's Urban Expedition brings world cultures to downtown St. PaulRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... the symbolic hand gestures used in classical Cambodian dance. Next, dancers performed a scene from the great Hindu epic, "The Ramayana," a popular inspiration for traditional court dances. Not knowing the story, my daughter and I didn't follow what ...

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  17. Philadelphia Museum has a Hindu temple hall dating back to 1550Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | Merinews

    Philadelphia Museum of Art in Pennsylvania has a granite pillared Hindu temple hall , dating back to 1550.

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  18. My first operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Gazette

    ... made up mind about opera. The opera's setting was right up my alley. It took place in British India, and featured Hindu statues and practices. As a practicing yogi, you sometimes see and encounter Hindu beliefs in a yoga practice, depending on the ...

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    Mar 4, 2014 | Stranger in Paradise

    ... Indiana-Brasilian ( Hoosier ) anthropologist called Rucina. Rucina became fluent in Balinese and all the palace and Hindu rituals and even learned how to dance the Legong. Soon they were blessed with two boys, Gung Anom and Gung Arie. Over the ...

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  20. Books to Watch Out For: MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | New Yorker

    "On Hinduism" , by Wendy Doniger, out March 3rd. For more than a decade, Wendy Doniger's scholarship has been under attack by conservative Hindu groups who feel that her work misrepresents and insults their religion; last month, her eight-hundred-page book "The Hindus: An Alternative History" was pulled from bookstores in India.

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