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Meet this German gaurakshak, who houses hundreds of sick, abandoned cows

Meet this German gaurakshak, who houses hundreds of sick, abandoned cows

As many as 1,200 cows -- mostly abandoned, sick and injured -- have found a saviour in 59-year-old German national Friederike Irina Bruning. When she landed in India from Berlin in 1978 as a tourist, she had no inkling of the life destiny had in store for her. [...]

September 17, 2017 HHR Archives, India, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on Meet this German gaurakshak, who houses hundreds of sick, abandoned cows

‘lost’ Amazon tribals are ‘killed, chopped up and thrown in river by Gold miners

‘lost’ Amazon tribals are ‘killed, chopped up and thrown in river by Gold miners

COPS in Brazil are investigating claims 10 members of a remote Amazonian tribe were hacked to death by ruthless gold miners out to seize their land. A complaint has been filed with prosecutors in South America after the alleged killers went into a bar and bragged about what they had done. [...]

September 11, 2017 HHR Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice, News updates Comments Off on ‘lost’ Amazon tribals are ‘killed, chopped up and thrown in river by Gold miners

The Hindu Concept of Time : Part One

The Hindu Concept of Time : Part One

In general, the Eastern understanding of time is very subtle, and perhaps is only matched by some of the most recent theories of modern science. That time is relative, is well recognized, and the fact that the scale of time need not be the same everywhere is acknowledged. The time of the Gods for example, [...]

September 7, 2017 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, Archives, Hinduism and the World of Science, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on The Hindu Concept of Time : Part One

Lamb advertisement condemned by Hindus for depicting vegetarian deity eating meat

Lamb advertisement condemned by Hindus for depicting vegetarian deity eating meat

An Australian lamb advertisement has been slammed for using a vegetarian religious figure to promote meat. The advert, which features Hindu deity Ganesha feasting on lamb at a barbecue with other gods, has been condemned by Hindu representatives as insensitive and disrespectful. [...]

September 7, 2017 HHR Archives, Articles, World Focus Comments Off on Lamb advertisement condemned by Hindus for depicting vegetarian deity eating meat

Pagans demand return of church buildings ‘stolen’ 1,300 years ago

Pagans demand return of church buildings ‘stolen’ 1,300 years ago

A group of pagans has written to the Archbishop of Canterbury demanding two churches to make amends for those it says were stolen 1,300 years ago. The Odinist Fellowship, which represents 1,000 members of the pagan religion, wrote to the Church of England last month asking for two churches to be returned to make up [...]

August 27, 2017 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice Comments Off on Pagans demand return of church buildings ‘stolen’ 1,300 years ago

Video : Understanding Yoga through its Hindu Origins

Video : Understanding Yoga through its Hindu Origins

Yoga Teacher Sri Louise explaining the cultural appropriation and secularization of Yoga in the West by breaking it from its Hindu roots.. [...]

July 19, 2017 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, Spirituality/Culture, World Focus Comments Off on Video : Understanding Yoga through its Hindu Origins

Is the Bhagavad Gita a War Manual?

Is the Bhagavad Gita a War Manual?

In recent times such a criticism has often been made of the Bhagavad Gita, that it contains material that exhorts or exalts war, and worse, that it is a type of ‘war manual’ in the mode of the Chinese ‘Art of War’. But such a view can come only by a cursory reading, without reference to [...]

July 18, 2017 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, Archives, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on Is the Bhagavad Gita a War Manual?

A Legal Ruling in India Leaves Sacred Rivers Vulnerable to Pollution

A Legal Ruling in India Leaves Sacred Rivers Vulnerable to Pollution

After recent legal action gave two sacred rivers in India the rights of "legal persons," the ruling was overturned, taking those rights away. This leaves the Ganges and Yamuna rivers vulnerable to pollution. [...]

July 18, 2017 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, India, News updates Comments Off on A Legal Ruling in India Leaves Sacred Rivers Vulnerable to Pollution

My son was lynched by his Muslim friends: Mother of 14-year-old cries for justice

My son was lynched by his Muslim friends: Mother of 14-year-old cries for justice

A mysterious case of the murder of a 14-year-old boy has surfaced in the national Capital, with his mother alleging that he was held hostage and lynched by some Muslim friends. The victim, identified as Yogesh Kumar, was found dead under mysterious circumstances near New Delhi Railway Station last month. [...]

July 16, 2017 Guest Author Archives, Articles, India, News updates Comments Off on My son was lynched by his Muslim friends: Mother of 14-year-old cries for justice

Chilli in genitals, pierced with nails: How cattle is smuggled into Bangladesh

Chilli in genitals, pierced with nails: How cattle is smuggled into Bangladesh

Border guards intercept them periodically, but cattle smugglers keep devising ingenuous techniques to send cows and bulls to Bangladesh and feed the beef and leather industry there. [...]

July 15, 2017 HHR Archives, Articles, India, News updates, World Focus Comments Off on Chilli in genitals, pierced with nails: How cattle is smuggled into Bangladesh