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To stop ‘tribal conversion’, Adityanath outfit to take on Christian missionaries

To stop ‘tribal conversion’, Adityanath outfit to take on Christian missionaries

HYV has also decided to approach both state & central governments to ensure that tribals get their rights. Alleging largescale religious conversion of tribals in areas located on the Indo-Nepal border by Christian missionaries, Hindu Yuva Vahini — led by Gorakhpur BJP MP Yogi Adityanath — has announced that it will develop such villages and also [...]

November 24, 2016 HHR Archives, India 0

Hindus are Tribals, Hindus are Pagans

Hindus are Tribals, Hindus are Pagans

 At the 5th Gathering of the Elders (Mysore, 1-4 February 2015), I was originally only present as an observer. But when a Hindu lady speaker had addressed the social philosophy of the Gond tribe, I felt it necessary to give a fitting reply, as it was contrary to the whole aim and spirit of the [...]

February 4, 2015 Dr Koenraad Elst Archives, India 0

Tribals to remove Virgin Mary’s statue if attire isn’t changed

Tribals to remove Virgin Mary’s statue if attire isn’t changed

RANCHI: Members of the Sarna faith have decided to forcefully remove the statue depicting a ‘tribal’ Virgin Mary which was unveiled in May this year at Singpur village in Jharkhand’s Ranchi district unless it’s attire is changed. Talks between church representatives and the Sarna faith have broken down and the Sarna elders have set August [...]

August 7, 2013 HHR India, News updates 0

Mother Mary statue in tribal attire stirs row in Jharkhand

Mother Mary statue in tribal attire stirs row in Jharkhand

RANCHI: The statue of Mother Mary wearing a red border sari and holding Jesus Christ in a way tribal women of Jharkhand hold their babies, by tying them to a white cloth, has been creating controversies in the city for the past few days. A procession was taken out by the Sarna society against this [...]

June 19, 2013 HHR Missionaries, News updates 0

The Bhils: The Most Famous Hindu Tribal Warriors

The Bhils: The Most Famous Hindu Tribal Warriors

To anybody familiar with Hindu lore, the Bhils need no introduction. These forest folk have dwelt in the forests of central, northern and western India for thousands of years. They are mentioned in the Ramayana and Mahabharata. In the Ramayana, a Bhil king acted as boatsman to Rama in the early part of his exile [...]

October 1, 2012 Rajesh Patel History 0