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India expects Australia to return 900-year-old ‘Dancing Shiva’ statue, other sculptures: Indian High Commissioner

India expects Australia to return 900-year-old ‘Dancing Shiva’ statue, other sculptures: Indian High Commissioner

India last Wednesday said it expects Australia to return a 900-year-old ‘Dancing Shiva’ statue and another stone sculpture bought from a disgraced Indian antiquities dealer. “We are satisfied with the steps taken and cooperation extended by the Australian government in response to this issue,” India’s High Commissioner Biren Nanda said in Melbourne. “We had formally requested [...]

June 7, 2014 HHR Archives, India, News updates 0

Indian Classical Dance Done with Amazing Skill and Focus on Lord Shiva

Indian Classical Dance Done with Amazing Skill and Focus on Lord Shiva

Amazing skills start at 40 secs onwards: Kuchipudi /kuːtʃiˈpuːdi/ (Telugu: కూచిపూడి) is a Classical Indian dance from Andhra Pradesh, India. [...]

January 16, 2014 HHR HHR Videos 0

Towards a New Dharmic Vision of Humanity

Towards a New Dharmic Vision of Humanity

The Meaning of Dharma Dharma is perhaps the key term for the great spiritual traditions of India and East Asia, Hindu and Buddhist, whether relative to their understanding of the outer world of nature or the inner realm of consciousness. It is the basis of India’s vast and diverse culture and its deep commitment to [...]

April 30, 2013 Vamadev Shastri Spirituality/Culture 0

The Divine Dance of Shiva

The Divine Dance of Shiva

Who is Shiva? And what is the meaning of the shivalinga, Shiva’s symbol or icon? Who is Parvati? Why do people go on pilgrimage to places like the Amaranath cave in Kashmir? What is the relationship between Shiva and Vishnu? What is the meaning of Shiva’s dance? In the Vedic way God, or Brahman, is [...]

April 14, 2013 HHR Understanding hinduism 0

The Lord Shiva Temple in the Sea

The Lord Shiva Temple in the Sea

Nishkalank Mahadev Temple in Koliyak, Bhavnagar, Gujarat is full of wonders and awe. This temple is buried inside the sea. On a heavy tide day, all that can be seen are the flag and a pillar. It is beyond ones comprehension that there is a Lord Shiva Temple just under the fierce sea. This temple [...]

March 29, 2013 HHR HHR Videos 1

Shivratri – The Great Night of Shiva

Shivratri – The Great Night of Shiva

Shivratri – The Great Night of Shiva   Shivratri is one of the most popular festivals in the Hindu world, celebrated with devotion and fervour by millions of Hindus each year. In the Hindu view, the Divine Being transcends all human conceptualisation, yet can be approached in many ways. The deities of Hinduism reflect realizations [...]

March 10, 2013 Rajesh Patel Understanding hinduism 0

Hindu temples on the road to ruin

Hindu temples on the road to ruin

About a dozen Pallipadai temples, mausoleums of Maratha kings and queens who ruled Thanjavur for 175 years, are in a shambles in the historic town. Located at Raja Ghori, the temples, built to perpetuate the glory of the rulers, today stand as symbols of neglect and decay. A classic case is the temple of Pratapa [...]

May 2, 2012 HHR News updates 0