Tuesday 21st April 2015,
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

Hindu temple vandalised in US, 666 and upside down cross spray-painted on door
Posted On April 20, 2015 | No Comments

In the latest attack on Hindu houses of worship in the US, a temple has been vandalised in Texas horrifying both Hindus and non-Hindus, who have offered to help the temple clean the damage. In [...]

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

Hinduism: Religion or Way of Life?
Posted On April 18, 2015 | No Comments

ISN’T HINDUISM SIMPLY A WAY OF LIFE?” This is a question I am frequently asked at satsang gatherings. It invariably makes for spirited discussion, as there is avid interest and a lively diversity of opinion. [...]

HHR Activities/Press releases

British Parliament book launch for The Education System in Pakistan: Discrimination and the Targeting of the ‘Other’
Posted On December 10, 2014 | No Comments

On Monday 8 December Hindu Human Rights Group participated in the book launch sponsored by Andrew Stephenson, MP for Pendle, at the House of Commons. The event was organised by Wilson Chowdhry of the British [...]

World Focus

10 Facts About The Arab Enslavement Of Black People Not Taught In Schools
Posted On April 19, 2015 | No Comments

The Number of People Enslaved The number of people enslaved by Muslims has been a hotly debated topic, especially when the millions of Africans forced from their homelands are considered. Some historians estimate that between [...]

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

Parenting and the Karmic link between Generations
Posted On March 29, 2015 | No Comments

When my son (who at the time of writing is 4 years old) was born, I felt connected with the vastness of eternity in a way that I had never felt before. Having a a [...]

Shakti Unveiled : The Dawn of the Goddess

Chaitra Navratra: Devotional nine nights for Maa Durga
Posted On March 21, 2015 | No Comments

New Delhi: Chaitra Navratri is the festival of nine nights dedicated to Goddess Durga and her nine forms. Chaitra Navratra starts on the first day in Chaitra month and ends on Sri Rama Navami. Representational [...]

HHR Videos

Video : Kailashnath Mahadev (Largest Shiva Statue) From the Air
Posted On April 13, 2015 | No Comments

First ever aerial video of the largest Shiva statue in the world shot by my DJI Phantom 2 Vision+. Location : Bhaktapur District, Nepal by Tsewang Sherpa [...]

ReBorn Again Hindus

Journey of a Western Hindu
Posted On April 5, 2015 | No Comments

At age 13 I had decided to leave the religion of my birth, Christianity, in search of something. At the time I had no idea what I was looking for, or where I would find [...]

History

This Irishman Has Spent The Last Month Cleaning A Heritage Lake The Government Doesn’t Care About
Posted On April 2, 2015 | No Comments

Gulab Sagar Lake is located about 6 kms from Jodhpur city center near Sardar Market in the old city area. Measuring 150 x 90 m in size, Gulab Sagar Lake is actually a water storage [...]

Hindus of Vietnam

Hindus of Vietnam

October 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

India

Valmikis call off protest, say they are still Hindus
Posted On April 18, 2015 | No Comments

Around 80 Valmiki families on Thursday called off their agitation after a written assurance from the Uttar Pradesh government that it has no plan to demolish their “unauthorised” houses in Rampur. The Valmikis, who had [...]

Nepal

British Ambassador in Nepal Under Fire for Advocating Right to Conversion
Posted On December 19, 2014 | No Comments

British Ambassador to Nepal has asked the lawmakers to draft a constitution that would ensure the right of the citizens to conversion, drawing flak from the country’s pro-Hindu party who called his remarks a blatant [...]

Pakistan

Pakistan’s Hindu refugees are carving a life out of hardship… so will the Government help them at last?
Posted On December 22, 2014 | No Comments

The camp for Pakistani Hindu refugees stands next to a landfill site. It’s a straggle of tents lining a busy thoroughfare. This is now home.  The government has donated tents, sending water tanks, mobile toilets, [...]

Bangladesh

Bangladesh : Hindu Nursing Lecturer killed for not following Hijab Policy
Posted On January 12, 2015 | No Comments

Chittagong Nursing Institute lecturer Ms Anjali Debi Chaudhuri was brutally killed by extremist militants. She was targeted by uknown assailants from the Islamic Chattra Shibir, the student wing of Jamat E Islami Bangladesh because she [...]

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

Is Richard Dawkins Reviving Eugenics?
Posted On March 10, 2015 | No Comments

The recent furore over the controversial BBC documentary ‘Storyville: India’s Daughters’ has now drawn distinguished biologist and militant atheist Richard Dawkins into the fray. The film examines the values and mindsets of the rapists, and [...]