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Jallikattu Ban: ‘Send Them to the Butchers’ Is Now the Only Option

Jallikattu Ban: ‘Send Them to the Butchers’ Is Now the Only Option

The ban on Jallikattu isn’t an act of mercy on bulls. It hastens the road to the destruction of local breeds, which started with the government’s cross-breeding (with foreign breeds) programme in the 60s. I visit the cattle market in rural Madurai for a ground report. From Jallikattu to the Meat Factory [...]

January 17, 2017 HHR Archives, India 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 0

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 0

Video : Russell Brand – Core Hindu Thought

Video : Russell Brand – Core Hindu Thought

After learning Vedanta and core Hindu philosophy Russell has changed a lot and set out for mission but some how backed down may be looking at the vast opposition. [...]

January 5, 2017 HHR HHR Videos 0

Heartwarming story of a dog who walked 600km to keep a Sabarimala pilgrim company

Heartwarming story of a dog who walked 600km to keep a Sabarimala pilgrim company

Naveen first saw Malu on December 8, on the second day of his nearly 700km pilgrimage by foot from the Mookambika temple in Kollur, Udupi to the Sabarimala shrine in Pathanamthitta. Naveen had no way of knowing then that he had found a friend of a lifetime, who would stay by his side through thick [...]

December 28, 2016 HHR Archives, India, Spirituality/Culture 0

Rise of so called “Hindu right” is a backlash of oppression and attacks on identity of the Hindus

Rise of so called “Hindu right” is a backlash of oppression and attacks on identity of the Hindus

Speaking to HT on the sidelines of the three-day national Lokmanthan that started here on Saturday, Frawley said he doesn’t believe in Left or Right. “The so called rise of Right or Hindu right is exaggerated. And to begin with I don’t believe in such terms like Right or Left. I am a practicing American [...]

November 13, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates 10

Canada introduces Bill to celebrate October as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’

Canada introduces Bill to celebrate October as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’

TORONTO: A bill to proclaim October as Hindu Heritage Month annually in Canada’s Ontario province has been introduced in the provincial assembly here. Ontario is home to more than 700,000 Indo-Canadians. Introducing the bill in the Ontario assembly here, Joe Dickson, who is a Member of the Provincial Parliament (MPP), said that by proclaiming the [...]

October 29, 2016 HHR Archives, Global Hindus, News updates Comments Off on Canada introduces Bill to celebrate October as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’

Video : Freeing Hindu Temples from Government Control

Video : Freeing Hindu Temples from Government Control

A closer look at today's political and social arena clearly reveals how Hindu institutions and Hinduism in India are unfairly targeted by a combination of vote bank politics and unscrupulous politicians and businessmen. Particularly alarming is the destruction of Hindu institutions and the illegal mass conversions by other religions. [...]

October 24, 2016 HHR Archives, HHR Videos Comments Off on Video : Freeing Hindu Temples from Government Control

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

Non-Dualism: The basic philosophy of most schools of Hinduism, Buddhism, and the Indo-European Tradition

Non-Dualism: The basic philosophy of most schools of Hinduism, Buddhism, and the Indo-European Tradition

Based on a number of requests to explain the basics of Eastern philosophies in English for those daunted by the sheer volume of foreign terms, I have attempted to present a simplified summary of basic concepts in one document. I’m only a student myself, so I assume all responsibility for any inaccuracies in the following [...]

October 14, 2016 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, Archives Comments Off on Non-Dualism: The basic philosophy of most schools of Hinduism, Buddhism, and the Indo-European Tradition