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Turkish officials ban religious symbols at yoga centers

Turkish officials ban religious symbols at yoga centers

Having religious symbols and playing music specific to various religions at yoga centers has been banned according to a directive released by the Sports for Everyone Federation of Turkey (HİS), with officials arguing they aimed to take measures against missionary activities with the directive. Consequently, having Buddha sculptures and mantra symbols as well as the [...]

September 10, 2015 HHR Archives, World Focus 0

‘ We Are Spirits In The Monotheist World ’ : Part Two – Good Vs Evil

‘ We Are Spirits In The Monotheist World ’ : Part Two – Good Vs Evil

Good Vs Evil ? The Ramayana is said to be an epic that describes the triumph of good over evil, when Shri Rama defeats the rakshasa (demon) king Ravana and rescues his wife Sita from his clutches.But is the dichotomy between good and evil so accurate?Said to have been born with ten heads, Ravana was [...]

May 23, 2015 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives 1

Ahimsa: Examining non-violence

Ahimsa: Examining non-violence

Ahimsa is an important teaching within the Indian tradition. It has also been a term eagerly embraced by many new-age and metaphysical systems throughout the world.  Resulting in almost a placatory mentality toward certain types of action, which is also fueled by misinterpretations of Gandhi’s nonviolent resistance to the British occupation of India.  While ahimsa [...]

November 21, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

Bodh Gaya: A Hindu Response

Bodh Gaya: A Hindu Response

Buddhist petitioners have successfully filed a case at the Indian Supreme Court seeking to overturn the Bodh Gaya Temple Act of 1949. That legislation had enabled a shared Hindu and Buddhist management of Bodh Gaya. Nehru sponsored this consensus arrangement in order to roll back the Saivite Mahant’s, until then, exclusive control over temple administration. [...]

October 28, 2012 HHR India, News updates 0

Buddha : The Great ‘Caste’ Reformist ?

Buddha : The Great ‘Caste’ Reformist ?

Dr Koenraad Elst explores the truth behind the often made claim that Buddha was a caste reformist [...]

May 28, 2012 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

Hindu Survival and Buddhist Disappearance During Medieval India

Hindu Survival and Buddhist Disappearance During Medieval India

No less a person than Mahatma Gandhi once estimated that nearly a quarter of Hindus had converted to Islam over the past on thousand years. How true is this statement ? [...]

March 28, 2012 HHR Archives, History 2