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We Need Rule of Dharma not ‘Rule of Law’ Assault on Hinduism reaches the European Parliament Not as innocent as it looks The Kama Sutra : Beyond the Sex Caste games : Battleground India Does the Rig-Veda Mention Reincarnation or not ? : Part 2 Does the Rig-Veda Mention Reincarnation or not ? : Part 1 Should India be Secular or Hindu? Defaming the Hindu Sacred Feminine ( Part 1 ) Hindu terrorism, how to prevent it What Happened to 6 year old Vijanti Meghwar ? Her Uncle Speaks Hindu Fearlessness through the Ages

We Need Rule of Dharma not ‘Rule of Law’

कालो वा कारणं राज्ञोराजा वा कालकारणं |इति ते संशयो माभूद राजा कालस्य कारणं || म० भा० श० प० This shlok is sutra to understand a

Assault on Hinduism reaches the European Parliament

In the classic children’s story Goldilocks went into someone else’s house to eat and sleep uninvited. To her horror she was confronted by the owners,

Not as innocent as it looks

Hinduism is the religion where women are honoured as sacred. Lakshmi bestows wealth. Durga vanquishes evil. Yet since the brutal rape of Jyoti Singh in

The Kama Sutra : Beyond the Sex

Many people have heard about the Kama sutra, but generally the ideas that circulate are rather distorted, vague and confused by ignorance and prejudice. Such

Caste games : Battleground India

Caste discrimination has now been included as a provision within the Equality Act. At the outset there may seem nothing objectionable in this. But scratch

Does the Rig-Veda Mention Reincarnation or not ? : Part 2

Pandit Vamadev Shastri shows how western academics and Indologists lack the insight to the deeper meanings behind Vedic Symbolic Language used in the Vedas to

Does the Rig-Veda Mention Reincarnation or not ? : Part 1

Dr Koenraad Elst puts forward his view there is no mention of Reincarnation in the Rig Veda. We will follow this up in part 2

Should India be Secular or Hindu?

For Hindi Version go to : भारत का स्वरुप कैसा हो? सेकुलर या हिन्दू? “Hinduism, which is the most skeptical and the most believing of

Defaming the Hindu Sacred Feminine ( Part 1 )

It was only a matter of time before the anti-Hindu elements emerged from the gutter to exploit the horrific rape and murder of the 23

Hindu terrorism, how to prevent it

The UPA Home Minister, Sushil Kumar Shinde, is but the umpteenth to repeat in public the notion of “Hindu terrorism” and to apply it to

What Happened to 6 year old Vijanti Meghwar ? Her Uncle Speaks

Sent to HHR by Phulloo Megwar the Uncle of  Vijanti unfolding the series of events that lead to her tragic ordeal. “Vijanti,6 year old daughter

Hindu Fearlessness through the Ages

One hears it all too often: ‘Hindus are cowards, they only deserve what they are suffering.’ Mahatma Gandhi said it clearly enough: ‘The Muslim is

News Updates

Wife commites suicide after husband tortures for worshipping Hindu gods
Posted On November 10, 2014 | No Comments

CHENNAI: What was supposed to be a convergence of faith in an inter-religious marriage turned tragic after the wife committed suicide. The husband had allegedly tortured her as she insisted on worshipping Hindu gods. Arrested [...]

HHR Hindi

Video : Persecuted Pakistani Hindu’s speak out on Indian TV
Posted On April 10, 2013 | No Comments

India is the land they connect their lives to. And their luck seemed to shine when they found a safe shelter so miraculously. The Superintendent of Central Excise and Customs at Delhi airport, Nahar has [...]

Analysis/Insight

‘Favoring Sanskrit’- What the Detractors Don’t Quite Get
Posted On November 23, 2014 | No Comments

Hariḥ Om. There has been some uproar about the Government’s decision to have Sanskrit taught in Kendriya Vidyalaya schools in place of German. The common argument is that in this more connected world we should [...]

HHR Activities/Press releases

Hindu Human Rights talk at the Hussaini Islamic Centre
Posted On November 21, 2014 | No Comments

The event aims to build on the similarities amongst all faiths today, and work together to encourage empowerment in today’s society. The afternoon will feature leading professionals, along with well-known theatre actors all with the [...]

World Focus

‘Gita my basis for counselling Hindus in U.S. military’
Posted On November 21, 2014 | No Comments

Indian-American Pratima Dharm speaks of her deep links with India, and shares her thoughts on Hindus in the U.S. military and the kind of leader she hopes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be. Indian-American [...]

Understanding Hinduism

Vasanta Navaratri and The Divine Mother Goddess
Posted On March 29, 2014 | No Comments

Composed by Siva Sankaran Download the full Devi Purana Before I begin with this article, I would like to wish all those of you believe in the power of the divine mother goddess who is [...]

Spirituality/culture

Following Ram, the Prince of Ayodhya
Posted On October 23, 2014 | No Comments

“Where you are from? Do people there also know about Ram?” Some boys had discovered me sitting at the back of a shrine at the outskirts of Chamba near Tehri and typically for Indian kids, [...]

Shakti Unveiled : The Dawn of the Goddess

Divine Shakti Slaying the Demons of Monoculture
Posted On September 25, 2014 | No Comments

O gracious One, whatever there is in this world, of things which have and are without motion, from Supermind to an atom, owes its origin to and is dependent on Thee, Goddess. Thou art the [...]

HHR Videos

‘In consumerism the consumer is ultimately the consumed’ – David frawley
Posted On November 4, 2014 | No Comments

David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) speaks at the first Vedic Knowledge Integration Forum at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm about the law of Yagya sacred offering in the practice of Yoga. [...]

ReBorn Again Hindus

Majid Khan to Dharam Dass : Returning back to my ancestral roots
Posted On January 31, 2014 | 2 Comments

I grew up in a Muslim household. My dad is Muslim and my mum was a Hindu who converted to Islam. I was forced to go to the mosque and learn about Islam but I [...]

History

Swami Vivekananda’s talk on Shivaji
Posted On October 25, 2012 | No Comments

An Evening talk on Shivaji It was a beautiful moonlit night and Swamiji was sitting in the verandah of the bungalow of the late Mr. Bhattacharjee on the South Beach of Madras (already referred to), [...]

Hindus of Vietnam

Hindus of Vietnam

October 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

India

Three-day global Hindu meet to discuss challenges facing the community
Posted On November 22, 2014 | No Comments

NEW DELHI: With the objective of bringing together Hindus at a time “when the community is beset by very serious challenges and is standing at a critical crossroad”, a three-day conference will kick off on [...]

Nepal

In Newly Secular Nepal, Votes for Hinduism
Posted On November 23, 2013 | No Comments

When Nepal, a Hindu kingdom for two and a half centuries, abolished its monarchy five years ago, the country’s royalists appeared on the brink of political extinction. But as the Himalayan nation heads to elections [...]

Pakistan

Last among equals?: Hindus in Gracey Lines face eviction, razing of temple
Posted On September 14, 2014 | No Comments

Remove the white part of the national flag if you cannot give minorities justice, a Hindu resident of Gracey Lines said regretfully. Named after the second Commander in Chief of the Pakistan Army General Douglas [...]

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to hang for war crimes
Posted On October 30, 2014 | No Comments

DHAKA: A special Bangladeshi court on Wednesday handed the death sentence to the leader of the country’s largest Islamist party for war crimes, in a long-awaited verdict that triggers fears of fresh violence. The war [...]

Malaysia

Hindu NGOs want Heritage Department to stop Vivekananda Ashram redevelopment
Posted On November 8, 2014 | No Comments

Two Hindu NGOs are now pushing the authorities to step forward and protect the 110-year-old Vivekananda Ashram in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, from the threat of redevelopment. Hindraf chairman P. Waytha Moorthy today called on the [...]

Sri Lanka

Destruction of Hindu Temples in Sri Lanka
Posted On March 28, 2014 | No Comments

SINHALA BUDDHIST ETHNO NATIONALISM – Masquerading as Sri Lankan ‘Civic Nationalism’ Culture plays a crucial role in the life of a community. A community or a people is identified and revered by its flourishing culture. History [...]

Global Hindus

AGNI-HHR Presentation
Posted On March 4, 2012 | No Comments

For example in Pakistan we hear of abductions and murders of Hindus, of destruction of mandirs, and Hindus are forced to take on Muslim names in hope to avoid being targeted. Bangladesh is where the [...]

Cambodia-Kampuchea

Ancient Hindu temple statues returned to Cambodia
Posted On June 4, 2014 | No Comments

Cambodia has welcomed home three ancient Hindu statues, which were stolen from a temple decades ago. Authorities said the statues were looted from the Koh Ker temple in Siem Reap province, which also houses Angkor [...]

Bali/Java

Christian Fanatic jailed for insulting Hindu practises in Bali
Posted On November 25, 2013 | No Comments

A Christian woman residing in the Hindu-majority island of Bali was sentenced to 14-months in prison for calling Hindu offerings “dirty and disgusting,” the Supreme Court recently announced. “The defendant Rusgiani, who is also known [...]

Thailand/Vietnam/Laos

900-yr-old Hindu temple that nearly started a war
Posted On November 14, 2013 | No Comments

The United Nation’s International Court of Justice ruled on Monday that Cambodia should have sovereignty over the disputed land around the 900-year-old Preah Vihear Temple bordering Thailand. The ICJ also ruled that Thailand should at [...]

Hindus of Vietnam

Hindus of Vietnam

October 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

Hindu Phobics and Useful Gunga Dins

Russia Today News: The Alternative Channel of Hinduphobia?
Posted On October 12, 2014 | No Comments

 The anti-Hindu bias in western media outlets such as the BBC, CNN and Sky have been well-known. The situation was hardly likely to change for the better with Fox News and Al-Jazeera. Indeed it can [...]