Wednesday 23rd April 2014,
Hindu Human Rights Online News Magazine
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

Dr. Pravin Togadia Hate Speech or Another Case of Media Frame Up ?
Posted On April 21, 2014 | No Comments

Dr. Pravin Togadia Hate Speech or another Case of Media Frame up? “Evict Muslims from Hindu areas … If he does not relent, go with stones, tyres and tomatoes to his office. There is nothing [...]

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

The Liberal Neo-Colonial Mindset
Posted On April 22, 2014 | No Comments

With the Indian elections underway the western media is even more panicked than usual about the impending doom faced by the world’s largest democracy as it falls into the abyss of Hindu fascism, fundamentalism, nationalism, [...]

HHR Activities/Press releases

ASOS online clothing company removes offending garment on Shiva
Posted On July 22, 2013 | No Comments

Hindu Human Rights received many complaints about the use of sacred imagery by ASOS. As is usual in these circumstances the retail outlet decided to use the sanctity of one faith in a manner it [...]

World Focus

Obama quietly reverses Hillary’s ‘get Modi’ policy
Posted On April 20, 2014 | No Comments

President Barack Obama has quietly reversed a policy initiated by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to “get Narendra Modi” — ostensibly for the 2002 Gujarat riots, but in actuality “for taking stands that may [...]

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

British Army Given a talk on the Bhagavad Gita
Posted On March 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

On this auspicious and historic occasion, Acharya Dhruv Chhatralia gives a 3.5 hour non-stop talk on the Bhagavad Gita to seven different regiments of the British Army without taking a single break. Over 5,000 years [...]

HHR Videos

Video : Giant Hanuman Sculpture With 26,500 Bells
Posted On April 18, 2014 | No Comments

Guys at Charuvi Design Labs give shape to this unique amalgamation, in the most gigantic form possible. They used 26,500 bells to give shape to their dream of creating a huge Lord Hanuman structure. What’s [...]

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

Not 2002, 2001 shapes my view on Modi
Posted On April 20, 2014 | No Comments

 I was an intern back then. Having done my diploma in journalism and mass communication, i was working with a senior journalist to learn the tricks of on-ground reporting and developing contacts.My mentor was a [...]

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

Chappals with symbol of ‘OM’ sold in Pakistan market
Posted On April 20, 2014 | No Comments

Chappals with the symbol of ‘OM’ on them were available in one of the markets of Pakistan. Om or Aum is of paramount importance in Hinduism. The chapplas were sold in Mirpur Sindh where large [...]

Bangladesh

Rupa Rani Pal : 13 Year Old Hindu School Girl kidnapped
Posted On April 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Ms. Rupa Rani Pal (13) Minority Hindu School Girl kidnapped on 12.03.14 from Rupgonj Upazila within Narayangonj district. Police took no steps for rescue of the victim till our intervention on 04.04.2014 BDMW investigating. Source: [...]

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

Hindus of Cambodia – Kampuchea
Posted On September 24, 2012 | No Comments

Cambodia was first influenced by Hinduism during the beginning of the Funan kingdom. Hinduism was one of the Khmer Empire’s official religions. Cambodia is the home to one of the only two temples dedicated to [...]

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

Narendra Modi Visit to Britain prompts venom against Hindus
Posted On August 15, 2013 | No Comments

Barry Gardiner, Labour MP for Brent North and founder of the Labour Friends of India, has defended the invitation to the politician to address MPs on “the future of modern India”. But why would he [...]