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Mahabharat takes Indonesia by storm

Mahabharat takes Indonesia by storm

Indonesia is mesmerised by the dubbed version of Mahabharat, the Indian television series, which has even spawned a spinoff reality show where Arjuna selects the winner from 14 beautiful women Gaggles of hijab-clad women, many with young children in tow, swarmed outside the closed gates of an auditorium in Taman Mini, a popular recreational park [...]

December 22, 2014 HHR Archives 1

Christian Fanatic jailed for insulting Hindu practises in Bali

Christian Fanatic jailed for insulting Hindu practises in Bali

A Christian woman residing in the Hindu-majority island of Bali was sentenced to 14-months in prison for calling Hindu offerings “dirty and disgusting,” the Supreme Court recently announced. “The defendant Rusgiani, who is also known as Yohana, has been proven validly and convincingly guilty of purposefully and publicly expressing herself in a way to ignite [...]

November 25, 2013 HHR Bali/Java, News updates 0

Special mantra saves men trapped up tree by hungry tigers

Special mantra saves men trapped up tree by hungry tigers

A holy man uttering a special chant succeeded today in calming a group of snarling tigers that had chased five men up a tree, leaving them trapped there for nearly five days.As the holy man uttered his mantra – a mind-calming chant that originates in ancient India – the tigers turned tail and slipped back [...]

July 8, 2013 HHR Archives, World Focus 0

Indonesia gifts U.S. a Saraswati statue

Indonesia gifts U.S. a Saraswati statue

“The statue symbolises values that parallel key principles of Indonesia-U.S. relations” Indonesia, the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, has gifted an imposing 16-foot-high statue of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of education and wisdom, to Washington DC. The goddess’ statue, on top of a lotus, stands tall a block away from the [...]

June 10, 2013 HHR News updates 0