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How To Spell Success: New Ways Forward For Hindu American Children “Who’s flying this plane? : The blind leading the blind in Western Yoga” Police arrest eight over attack on Hindus in Feni; victim gives birth to dead child Why Pakistani Hindus leave their homes for India Disrespect for Hinduism amongst Western Yoga teachers and Practitioners We Need Rule of Dharma not ‘Rule of Law’ Caste games : Battleground India Does the Rig-Veda Mention Reincarnation or not ? : Part 2 Should India be Secular or Hindu? Defaming the Hindu Sacred Feminine ( Part 1 ) What Happened to 6 year old Vijanti Meghwar ? Her Uncle Speaks Hindu Fearlessness through the Ages

How To Spell Success: New Ways Forward For Hindu American Children

For several consecutive years, a Hindu American contestant of Indian origin has won the National Spelling Bee in the United States. Preparing for the National

“Who’s flying this plane? : The blind leading the blind in Western Yoga”

  Just as Yoga in the West seemed ready to set flight with that many more passengers aboard, something stalled the latest take-off.  The Western

Police arrest eight over attack on Hindus in Feni; victim gives birth to dead child

They were arrested at Mathiara village on Friday, a day after the attack at Jeleparha, Feni Model Police Station OC Mahbub Morshed said. An altercation

Why Pakistani Hindus leave their homes for India

Pakistani Hindus, who have arrived in the Indian capital in recent months, tell BBC Hindi’s Zubair Ahmed that they fled their homes to escape discrimination

Disrespect for Hinduism amongst Western Yoga teachers and Practitioners

The Problem While yoga is growing at a rapid pace within the western world, its association with Hinduism is all too frequently becoming lost, disregarded

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

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

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

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, 3 Deities smashed in Bangladesh
Posted On December 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Hindu temple vandalised, 3 Deities smashed in Bangladesh

The incident came to light after people of Mymensinghorohi village in Netrokona sadar upazila of Pabna district found the doors of Sharifpur Kali temple in Aminpur open this morning. Upon entering the temple premises, the residents [...]

Hindus urged not to donate new five pound note at Hindu temple

Hindus urged not to donate new five pound note at Hindu temple

December 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Hindus urged not to donate new five pound note at Hindu temple
3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

November 18, 2016 | Comments Off on 3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years
Forced into prostitution after Triple Talaq, Muslim woman decides to become Hindu

Forced into prostitution after Triple Talaq, Muslim woman decides to become Hindu

November 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Forced into prostitution after Triple Talaq, Muslim woman decides to become Hindu

HHR Hindi

Video : A Student Exposes the Politics on  ‘ Casteism , Rohit Vemula, Brahmin Phobia’  ( In Hindi )

A PHD Student at IIT Bombay recently was given a anti India/Hindu propagandist leaflet at his collage campus and this is his view on it [...]

Video : Persecuted Pakistani Hindu’s speak out on Indian TV

Video : Persecuted Pakistani Hindu’s speak out on Indian TV

April 10, 2013 | Comments Off on Video : Persecuted Pakistani Hindu’s speak out on Indian TV
HHR Director Amitabh Soni Speaking on Khabar Bharati ( In Hindi)

HHR Director Amitabh Soni Speaking on Khabar Bharati ( In Hindi)

March 15, 2013 | Comments Off on HHR Director Amitabh Soni Speaking on Khabar Bharati ( In Hindi)

Analysis/Insight

Hinduism Under Assault: Appropriation and a New Model for Conversion.

The growing phenomena of Christian yoga is not only cultural appropriation, it reveals more serious considerations for Hinduism and Sanatana Dharma. While it is certainly true that Christians can practice yoga, I am not [...]

The selective outrage over bans

The selective outrage over bans

November 28, 2016 | Comments Off on The selective outrage over bans

HHR Activities/Press releases

Hindu Human Rights Highlights Plight of Kashmiri Hindus
Posted On February 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Hindu Human Rights Highlights Plight of Kashmiri Hindus

 On 19 January 2016 I had the enormous privilege of being invited to speak at the prestigious London School of Economics on the twenty-sixth anniversary of a very sad, poignant event. On that day in [...]

British Parliament book launch for The Education System in Pakistan: Discrimination and the Targeting of the ‘Other’

British Parliament book launch for The Education System in Pakistan: Discrimination and the Targeting of the ‘Other’

December 10, 2014 | Comments Off on British Parliament book launch for The Education System in Pakistan: Discrimination and the Targeting of the ‘Other’
Video : HHR join London protest to highlight persecution of minorities in Pakistan

Video : HHR join London protest to highlight persecution of minorities in Pakistan

November 24, 2014 | Comments Off on Video : HHR join London protest to highlight persecution of minorities in Pakistan
Hindu Human Rights talk at the Hussaini Islamic Centre

Hindu Human Rights talk at the Hussaini Islamic Centre

November 21, 2014 | Comments Off on Hindu Human Rights talk at the Hussaini Islamic Centre

World Focus

Africa : Vishnu Kojo Coleman’s Journey to Sanatana Dharma

25 years ago, I was born into a family of strong Christians but of different denominations. Somewhere Anglicans, Catholics, Methodists and other Christian faith. As a young child, I use to follow my [...]

Bangladeshi Hindus protest in front of White House

Bangladeshi Hindus protest in front of White House

December 12, 2016 | Comments Off on Bangladeshi Hindus protest in front of White House
Hindus urged not to donate new five pound note at Hindu temple

Hindus urged not to donate new five pound note at Hindu temple

December 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Hindus urged not to donate new five pound note at Hindu temple
Here’s a list of 8 temples in India where men are not allowed to enter !

Here’s a list of 8 temples in India where men are not allowed to enter !

November 30, 2016 | Comments Off on Here’s a list of 8 temples in India where men are not allowed to enter !
Baba Rampuri’s Thoughts On The US Election 2016

Baba Rampuri’s Thoughts On The US Election 2016

November 12, 2016 | Comments Off on Baba Rampuri’s Thoughts On The US Election 2016

Understanding Hinduism

Bhramari Devi : The Hindu Bee Goddess
Posted On October 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Bhramari Devi : The Hindu Bee Goddess

The God Indra was the namesake of ancient India and the deity who separated heaven and earth, and is said to have received honey as his first food. Similarly, the Indian Bee goddess Bhramari Devi [...]

Vasanta Navaratri and The Divine Mother Goddess

Vasanta Navaratri and The Divine Mother Goddess

March 29, 2014 | Comments Off on Vasanta Navaratri and The Divine Mother Goddess
Devas Are Not ‘Demi Gods’ : So Get Over It !

Devas Are Not ‘Demi Gods’ : So Get Over It !

January 6, 2014 | Comments Off on Devas Are Not ‘Demi Gods’ : So Get Over It !

Spirituality/culture

Heartwarming story of a dog who walked 600km to keep a Sabarimala pilgrim company

Naveen first saw Malu on December 8, on the second day of his nearly 700km pilgrimage by foot from the Mookambika temple in Kollur, Udupi to the Sabarimala shrine in Pathanamthitta. Naveen had no way [...]

Book Trailer : Secrets of the Seers

Book Trailer : Secrets of the Seers

October 10, 2016 | Comments Off on Book Trailer : Secrets of the Seers
US : This School Has The Coolest Detention – Yoga Meditation For Kids

US : This School Has The Coolest Detention – Yoga Meditation For Kids

October 6, 2016 | Comments Off on US : This School Has The Coolest Detention – Yoga Meditation For Kids
Hinduism: The Natural Way of Life

Hinduism: The Natural Way of Life

September 16, 2016 | Comments Off on Hinduism: The Natural Way of Life

Shakti Unveiled : The Dawn of the Goddess

Bhramari Devi : The Hindu Bee Goddess
Posted On October 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Bhramari Devi : The Hindu Bee Goddess

The God Indra was the namesake of ancient India and the deity who separated heaven and earth, and is said to have received honey as his first food. Similarly, the Indian Bee goddess Bhramari Devi [...]

Fierce Is Beautiful

Fierce Is Beautiful

October 15, 2015 | Comments Off on Fierce Is Beautiful
Chaitra Navratra: Devotional nine nights for Maa Durga

Chaitra Navratra: Devotional nine nights for Maa Durga

March 21, 2015 | Comments Off on Chaitra Navratra: Devotional nine nights for Maa Durga
Divine Shakti Slaying the Demons of Monoculture

Divine Shakti Slaying the Demons of Monoculture

September 25, 2014 | Comments Off on Divine Shakti Slaying the Demons of Monoculture
Tenth Day, the One of Victory

Tenth Day, the One of Victory

September 23, 2014 | Comments Off on Tenth Day, the One of Victory
Vasanta Navaratri and The Divine Mother Goddess

Vasanta Navaratri and The Divine Mother Goddess

March 29, 2014 | Comments Off on Vasanta Navaratri and The Divine Mother Goddess

HHR Videos

Video : Russell Brand – Core Hindu Thought

After learning Vedanta and core Hindu philosophy Russell has changed a lot and set out for mission but some how backed down may be looking at the vast opposition. [...]

Video : Freeing Hindu Temples from Government Control

Video : Freeing Hindu Temples from Government Control

October 24, 2016 | Comments Off on Video : Freeing Hindu Temples from Government Control
Book Trailer : Secrets of the Seers

Book Trailer : Secrets of the Seers

October 10, 2016 | Comments Off on Book Trailer : Secrets of the Seers
HHR Video : Mormugao – India’s most advanced guided missile destroyer launched with Vedic Prayers

HHR Video : Mormugao – India’s most advanced guided missile destroyer launched with Vedic Prayers

October 7, 2016 | Comments Off on HHR Video : Mormugao – India’s most advanced guided missile destroyer launched with Vedic Prayers
Video : Pakistani Hindu Woman Sold For Rs 50,000 by Cop

Video : Pakistani Hindu Woman Sold For Rs 50,000 by Cop

September 9, 2016 | Comments Off on Video : Pakistani Hindu Woman Sold For Rs 50,000 by Cop

ReBorn Again Hindus

Africa : Vishnu Kojo Coleman’s Journey to Sanatana Dharma

25 years ago, I was born into a family of strong Christians but of different denominations. Somewhere Anglicans, Catholics, Methodists and other Christian faith. As a young child, I use to follow my [...]

Journey of a Western Hindu

Journey of a Western Hindu

April 5, 2015 | Comments Off on Journey of a Western Hindu
Being Hindu was the destiny of my life

Being Hindu was the destiny of my life

November 16, 2013 | Comments Off on Being Hindu was the destiny of my life

History

Remembering the 7th Nov 1966 Gopastami Hindu Massacre in Delhi
Posted On November 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Remembering the 7th Nov 1966 Gopastami Hindu Massacre in Delhi

Remembering the massive Hindu Killing by Smt. Indira Gandhi in a day of Gopastami 50 years ago in Delhi. While a report says 375, a participant says 5000 Hindus were brutally killed by bullet spray [...]

Mad cow: Denial no way to treat disease

Mad cow: Denial no way to treat disease

October 4, 2015 | Comments Off on Mad cow: Denial no way to treat disease
This Irishman Has Spent The Last Month Cleaning A Heritage Lake The Government Doesn’t Care About

This Irishman Has Spent The Last Month Cleaning A Heritage Lake The Government Doesn’t Care About

April 2, 2015 | Comments Off on This Irishman Has Spent The Last Month Cleaning A Heritage Lake The Government Doesn’t Care About
Swami Vivekananda’s talk on Shivaji

Swami Vivekananda’s talk on Shivaji

October 25, 2012 | Comments Off on Swami Vivekananda’s talk on Shivaji

Nepal

Hindu Child survivors of Nepal earthquake ‘being sold by gangs to British families for just a few thousand pounds to work as domestic slaves’
Posted On April 5, 2016 | Comments Off on Hindu Child survivors of Nepal earthquake ‘being sold by gangs to British families for just a few thousand pounds to work as domestic slaves’

Child survivors of the Nepal earthquake are being sold to British families for a few thousand pounds to work as domestic slaves, according to an investigation.Boys and girls as young as 10 are being sold [...]

Why Nepal Has One Of The World’s Fastest-Growing Christian Populations

Why Nepal Has One Of The World’s Fastest-Growing Christian Populations

February 9, 2016 | Comments Off on Why Nepal Has One Of The World’s Fastest-Growing Christian Populations
Protesters throw chairs at Nepalese deputy PM, demand country become a Hindu nation

Protesters throw chairs at Nepalese deputy PM, demand country become a Hindu nation

August 3, 2015 | Comments Off on Protesters throw chairs at Nepalese deputy PM, demand country become a Hindu nation
Reconstruction Begins on Famed Nepalese Temple of Manakamana Damaged in Earthquake

Reconstruction Begins on Famed Nepalese Temple of Manakamana Damaged in Earthquake

August 2, 2015 | Comments Off on Reconstruction Begins on Famed Nepalese Temple of Manakamana Damaged in Earthquake

Pakistan

A Pakistani Hindu girl is snatched away, payment for a family debt
Posted On December 24, 2016 | Comments Off on A Pakistani Hindu girl is snatched away, payment for a family debt

MIRPUR KHAS, Pakistan (AP) — The mother rummages through a large metal trunk, searching for a picture of her young daughter taken away in the night to be the bride of a man who says [...]

Sindh becomes first province in Pakistan to adopt Hindu Marriage Bill: All about the Bill

Sindh becomes first province in Pakistan to adopt Hindu Marriage Bill: All about the Bill

September 30, 2016 | Comments Off on Sindh becomes first province in Pakistan to adopt Hindu Marriage Bill: All about the Bill
Video : Pakistani Hindu Woman Sold For Rs 50,000 by Cop

Video : Pakistani Hindu Woman Sold For Rs 50,000 by Cop

September 9, 2016 | Comments Off on Video : Pakistani Hindu Woman Sold For Rs 50,000 by Cop
Hindu Doctor Shot Dead In Karachi

Hindu Doctor Shot Dead In Karachi

August 6, 2016 | Comments Off on Hindu Doctor Shot Dead In Karachi

Bangladesh

Bangladesh : 98 Hindus killed in 2016: BJHM

At least 98 people of Hindu community were reportedly killed and 357 others were attacked physically till December 29 this year, Bangladesh Jatiyo Hindu Mohajote (BJHM) claimed today. [...]

Hindu temple vandalised, 3 Deities smashed in Bangladesh

Hindu temple vandalised, 3 Deities smashed in Bangladesh

December 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Hindu temple vandalised, 3 Deities smashed in Bangladesh
Nasirnagar communal attack: 3 police reports in a month, nothing on the motive

Nasirnagar communal attack: 3 police reports in a month, nothing on the motive

December 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Nasirnagar communal attack: 3 police reports in a month, nothing on the motive
3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

November 18, 2016 | Comments Off on 3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

Malaysia

3 ISIS Terrorists Arrested In Malaysia For Plotting Attack On A Hindu Temple
Posted On September 9, 2016 | Comments Off on 3 ISIS Terrorists Arrested In Malaysia For Plotting Attack On A Hindu Temple

Three ISIS terrorists have been arrested in Malaysia for allegedly plotting attacks on a famous Hindu temple in Batu Caves, entertainment outlets and police stations across the country on the eve of Malaysia's Independence Day. [...]

Sri Lanka

Military coordinates Hindu temple festival held in Sri Lankan HSZ
Posted On July 8, 2015 | Comments Off on Military coordinates Hindu temple festival held in Sri Lankan HSZ

The Sri Lankan military “organised and facilitated” a Hindu temple ceremony at a temple inside a High Security Zone (HSZ) in Jaffna on Tuesday, reports an official military website. The annual festival of the Veeramanikkathevanthurai [...]

Destruction of Hindu Temples in Sri Lanka

Destruction of Hindu Temples in Sri Lanka

March 28, 2014 | Comments Off on Destruction of Hindu Temples in Sri Lanka
Four Hindu temples vandalized in Sri Lanka

Four Hindu temples vandalized in Sri Lanka

September 15, 2013 | Comments Off on Four Hindu temples vandalized in Sri Lanka
Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) not permitted to stage protest in Sri Lanka

Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) not permitted to stage protest in Sri Lanka

June 14, 2013 | Comments Off on Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) not permitted to stage protest in Sri Lanka

Global Hindus

Canada introduces Bill to celebrate October as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’
Posted On October 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Canada introduces Bill to celebrate October as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’

TORONTO: A bill to proclaim October as Hindu Heritage Month annually in Canada’s Ontario province has been introduced in the provincial assembly here. Ontario is home to more than 700,000 Indo-Canadians. Introducing the bill in [...]

Australia’s biggest Hindu temple opens amid rising Indian population

Australia’s biggest Hindu temple opens amid rising Indian population

December 4, 2015 | Comments Off on Australia’s biggest Hindu temple opens amid rising Indian population
Keeping cultures alive: Sindhi Hindus in Chile

Keeping cultures alive: Sindhi Hindus in Chile

August 16, 2015 | Comments Off on Keeping cultures alive: Sindhi Hindus in Chile
Despite five attacks this year, Hindu temples in the US are growing in spirit and scale

Despite five attacks this year, Hindu temples in the US are growing in spirit and scale

August 14, 2015 | Comments Off on Despite five attacks this year, Hindu temples in the US are growing in spirit and scale

Cambodia-Kampuchea

Ancient Hindu temple statues returned to Cambodia
Posted On June 4, 2014 | Comments Off on Ancient Hindu temple statues returned to Cambodia

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 [...]

Hindus of Cambodia – Kampuchea

Hindus of Cambodia – Kampuchea

September 24, 2012 | Comments Off on Hindus of Cambodia – Kampuchea

Bali/Java

Christian Fanatic jailed for insulting Hindu practises in Bali
Posted On November 25, 2013 | Comments Off on Christian Fanatic jailed for insulting Hindu practises in Bali

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 [...]

Bali Hindus angered by temple tourism plan

Bali Hindus angered by temple tourism plan

November 6, 2013 | Comments Off on Bali Hindus angered by temple tourism plan

Thailand/Vietnam/Laos

900-yr-old Hindu temple that nearly started a war
Posted On November 14, 2013 | Comments Off on 900-yr-old Hindu temple that nearly started a war

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 [...]

Hindu Phobics and Useful Gunga Dins

A Response to Hindu Bashing Devotee Pankaj Mishra
Posted On November 18, 2016 | Comments Off on A Response to Hindu Bashing Devotee Pankaj Mishra

Pankaj Mishra, a novelist and essayist, internationally acclaimed too is again back with his anti-India and anti-Modi rhetoric in New York Times, which misses no opportunity in bashing every Indian thing. Pankaj Mishra is known [...]

BBC’s Hindu Bashing report on ‘Caste’

BBC’s Hindu Bashing report on ‘Caste’

August 8, 2016 | Comments Off on BBC’s Hindu Bashing report on ‘Caste’
British Broad (Caste)ing Corporation’s Racist Obsession with ‘Caste’

British Broad (Caste)ing Corporation’s Racist Obsession with ‘Caste’

February 27, 2016 | Comments Off on British Broad (Caste)ing Corporation’s Racist Obsession with ‘Caste’
Behind Pankaj Mishra’s rants: A pathology of Hindu-phobia and self hate

Behind Pankaj Mishra’s rants: A pathology of Hindu-phobia and self hate

February 18, 2016 | Comments Off on Behind Pankaj Mishra’s rants: A pathology of Hindu-phobia and self hate
Is Richard Dawkins Reviving Eugenics?

Is Richard Dawkins Reviving Eugenics?

March 10, 2015 | Comments Off on Is Richard Dawkins Reviving Eugenics?

The Yoga Snatchers

Hinduism Under Assault: Appropriation and a New Model for Conversion.

The growing phenomena of Christian yoga is not only cultural appropriation, it reveals more serious considerations for Hinduism and Sanatana Dharma. While it is certainly true that Christians can practice yoga, I am not [...]

Enlightenment for SALE : All Major Cards and PayPal Accepted

Enlightenment for SALE : All Major Cards and PayPal Accepted

August 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Enlightenment for SALE : All Major Cards and PayPal Accepted
The Yoga ‘HinduPhobic’ Alliance

The Yoga ‘HinduPhobic’ Alliance

January 8, 2016 | Comments Off on The Yoga ‘HinduPhobic’ Alliance
De-colonization As De-contextualization: Why The ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Argument Is Not About Yoga

De-colonization As De-contextualization: Why The ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Argument Is Not About Yoga

December 26, 2015 | Comments Off on De-colonization As De-contextualization: Why The ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Argument Is Not About Yoga