Thursday 26th March 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

Another temple attack in US spreads concern among Hindus
Posted On March 1, 2015 | No Comments

NEW YORK: A Sanatan Dharam temple was vandalised in Washington state with windows broken and the word “Fear” painted on it, less than a fortnight after another temple was attacked. Members of the the Sanatan [...]

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

India’s Intellectuals
Posted On March 25, 2015 | No Comments

From a lecture by former JNU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Kapil Kapoor before the Indore-based India Inspires Foundation, I have to relate a particularly relevant part, viz. about our Indian “intellectuals”. Any mistakes in my rendering are [...]

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

Oxford University Bans Dr Subramanian Swamy & Rajiv Malhotra
Posted On March 23, 2015 | No Comments

National Council of Hindu Temples (UK) – Press Release Oxford University bars Dr Subramanian Swamy & Rajiv Malhotra - Cancels lecture on “Indias Economy” & “Revisionist History” The Human Rights Act 1998 incorporates Article 9 [...]

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

Why Western Women Embrace Hinduism ?  Part 1
Posted On March 7, 2015 | No Comments

Since time immemorial there have been strong and influential Western women who have been drawn to and been inspired by Hinduism, and who have taken up the mantle of Hindu Dharma, becoming great leaders, swaminis, [...]

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 [...]

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

Truth must be upheld, Mr Ribeiro
Posted On March 21, 2015 | No Comments

“I am 78 and thought it is time to speak out. The ordinary people like me are happy and content. We feel no persecution or discrimination and are not on the hit list. Even if [...]

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 [...]