Thursday 30th March 2017,
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Analysis/Insights

How a Pagan celebrates St Patrick’s Day

How a Pagan celebrates St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day honours the patron saint of Ireland, St Patrick, who was instrumental in transitioning Ireland away from Paganism towards Christianity. You’ve probably heard the legend of St Patrick delivering a sermon so powerful it chased the snakes out of Ireland. That story is believed by many to be a metaphor representing St. Pat chasing the [...]

March 17, 2017 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice 0

Civilising the Hindoo Savage : Part 3

Civilising the Hindoo Savage : Part 3

The Left uses colonial constructs in its seeming 'progressive' and liberationist view of humanity. Therefore Hinduism is evil because of caste system, superstition, and India's poverty. The Right it must be remembered has been the traditional haunt of those who espouse racism, xenophobia, imperial glories, values of Little England, the sanctity of the British Empire, [...]

March 12, 2017 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives, News updates 0

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

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 aware of any Christian theology regarding yoga. Yoga, as a word or practice, has no etymology in the [...]

January 15, 2017 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, Archives, The Yoga Snatchers Comments Off on Hinduism Under Assault: Appropriation and a New Model for Conversion.

How Is Number 13 Lucky in Hinduism ?

How Is Number 13 Lucky in Hinduism ?

It's Friday, the 13th today. The most dreaded day and number. Around the world there are umpteen stories, myths and superstitions are prevalent surrounding the number 13. It is considered to be extremely unlucky in most of the cultures. But that is the Western way of looking at it. Do you know how the Eastern [...]

January 13, 2017 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives Comments Off on How Is Number 13 Lucky in Hinduism ?

How the Patriarchy Stole Friday the 13th from Women and Made It Evil

How the Patriarchy Stole Friday the 13th from Women and Made It Evil

“Before patriarchal times, Friday the 13th was considered the day of the Goddess. It was considered a day to worship the Divine Feminine that lives in us all and to honor the cycles of creation and death and rebirth.” But before Christianity came along, Friday the 13th was "a very powerful day for feminine energy and [...]

January 13, 2017 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice Comments Off on How the Patriarchy Stole Friday the 13th from Women and Made It Evil

The selective outrage over bans

The selective outrage over bans

Communities are deprived of livelihood by bans on their traditional arts. Has the elite ever protested? Had the fever-pitch anxiety about a four-day meat ban, in deference to the Jain community’s Paryushan, remained confined to TV anchors and the handpicked chatterati who appear on TV debates, one would have ignored it as another passing storm [...]

November 28, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives Comments Off on The selective outrage over bans

A Response to Hindu Bashing Devotee Pankaj Mishra

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 for bashing every Indian thing, as he has internalized the Western viewpoints about India in such a manner that a [...]

November 18, 2016 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, Archives, Hindu Phobics Comments Off on A Response to Hindu Bashing Devotee Pankaj Mishra

Baba Rampuri’s Thoughts On The US Election 2016

Baba Rampuri’s Thoughts On The US Election 2016

Under the leadership of Bill and Hillary, the Democratic Party moved away from their traditional base of support, the working class, already in the 1990’s, to embrace Wall Street, Big Pharma, Fossil Fuel Industry, and the War Machine. They figured the left had nowhere else to go. Bill and Hillary began the deregulation of Wall Street, [...]

November 12, 2016 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, World Focus Comments Off on Baba Rampuri’s Thoughts On The US Election 2016

Why Hindus SHOULD support Native Americans

Why Hindus SHOULD support Native Americans

. Through disease, warfare, broken treaties, the Native Americans suffered demographic catastrophe. Christian missionaries helped by the state enforced European-American culture on the indigenous people via boarding schools where the children were forced to forget their language, culture and gods, all in the name of ‘progress’. Children were usually immersed in European-American culture through appearance changes [...]

October 31, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice, World Focus Comments Off on Why Hindus SHOULD support Native Americans

Civilising the ‘Hindoo’ Savage : Part Two

Civilising the ‘Hindoo’ Savage : Part Two

In India's case we have William Dalrymple, a complete social misfit in his own native land, so he decided to transplant himself in the same manner which bubonic plague once ravaged Europe by hitching a free ride on fleas infesting rats. Dalrymple has suddenly become the spokesperson on what he calls Hindu 'extremism' when he [...]

October 22, 2016 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives 2