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Christian girl throws acid on, slashes Hindu partner who refused to convert.

Christian girl throws acid on, slashes Hindu partner who refused to convert.

Bengaluru: A jilted lover threw acid on her boyfriend and then slashed his face with a knife in the city on Monday night, as he was reportedly taking too long to decide on marrying her and refusing to convert to Christianity. [...]

January 18, 2017 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on Christian girl throws acid on, slashes Hindu partner who refused to convert.

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.

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

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

India : Testing of cosmetics on rabbits banned

India : Testing of cosmetics on rabbits banned

The controversial "Draize" irritation tests that measure eye and skin irritation using rabbits are banned in several countries. In a major victory for animal rights campaigners, the Union Health Ministry has prohibited use of the cruel and obsolete “Draize” irritation tests that involve using rabbits. [...]

November 8, 2016 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on India : Testing of cosmetics on rabbits banned

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

Kolkata will take a century to recover from Mother Teresa

Kolkata will take a century to recover from Mother Teresa

My own wish would be to reclaim Kolkata from Teresa—to sever the automatic connection of the two names as the whole wide world sees it. Kolkata’s image under the yoke of Mother Teresa will take a century to recover. In the last 50 years, the city has lost an unimaginable amount from the loss of [...]

September 11, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Missionaries Comments Off on Kolkata will take a century to recover from Mother Teresa

Temple Elephants of Kerala : What is Brewing?

Temple Elephants of Kerala : What is Brewing?

Anyone in Kerala will have a story to tell of a cherished memory with an elephant. It is said that a true Malayali can identify elephants just by looking at it. As a person who grew up in Kerala, I can testify how the intelligent, gentle and majestic pachyderm has been an integral part of [...]

September 3, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, India Comments Off on Temple Elephants of Kerala : What is Brewing?

#ReadyToWait: These Kerala women devotees campaign against women entering Sabarimala shrine

#ReadyToWait: These Kerala women devotees campaign against women entering Sabarimala shrine

The women participating in the online campaign, #ReadyToWait, argue that each temple has a unique custom, and that cannot be standardised just because the so called liberals who proclaim to be atheists don’t understand it. In the backdrop of the celebrations that has accompanied the Bombay High Court’s verdict allowing women to enter the Haji [...]

August 31, 2016 HHR Archives, India, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on #ReadyToWait: These Kerala women devotees campaign against women entering Sabarimala shrine