Sunday 11th December 2016,
Hindu Human Rights Online News Magazine

Ramayana

From Batman v Superman to LoTR & Avengers: Ramayana ‘inspires’ Hollywood

From Batman v Superman to LoTR & Avengers: Ramayana ‘inspires’ Hollywood

So, it turns out that Batman v Superman director Zack Snyder loves Ramayana. Specifically, the 1992 animated Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Ram. In fact, he loves it so deeply, he has been ‘borrowing’ from it as far back as his break out movie 300. Don’t believe us? We don’t blame you. But look what [...]

April 9, 2016 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Lessons from Mahabharata, Ramayana and Gita may soon be taught in schools and colleges as part of the National Democratic Alliance government’s plan to rid the country of “cultural pollution” and inculcate “values” among young minds. Ministries of Culture and Human Resource Development are working on a plan to teach students about India’s cultural values [...]

September 10, 2015 HHR Archives, India 0

Modi government planning to build hi-tech Ram museum in Ayodhya to promote Ramayana

Modi government planning to build hi-tech Ram museum in Ayodhya to promote Ramayana

NEW DELHI: No temple, but here’s a museum. The Narendra Modi government is planning to build a state of-the-art Ram museum in the politically charged town of Ayodhya. Tourism minister Mahesh Sharma told ET that the museum will be part of the proposed ‘Ramayana circuit’. The locus of past and possible political battles — the [...]

June 9, 2015 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

Sri Aurobindo and the Gita

Sri Aurobindo and the Gita

Of all Indian scriptures, the Bhagavat Gita has likely been the one most commented on. India’s sages, yogis, philosophers, thinkers have, as a rule, regarded it a sacred duty to add theirs to the long list of commentaries on these eighteen brief chapters from the Mahabharata—a mere 700 slokas which have left the deepest of [...]

April 15, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

Ram Navami – Reminiscing the Legend of Lord Rama

Ram Navami – Reminiscing the Legend of Lord Rama

28th March, 2015 will be celebrated as Ram Navami, a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of the god Rama. As per the Hindu calendar, Ram Navami falls in the Shukla Paksha on the Navami, the ninth day of the month of Chaitra. This Chaitra Masa Shuklapaksha Navami also marks the end of nine-day Chaitra Navratri. [...]

March 27, 2015 HHR Spirituality/Culture 0

Following Ram, the Prince of Ayodhya

Following Ram, the Prince of Ayodhya

“Where you are from? Do people there also know about Ram?” Some boys had discovered me sitting at the back of a shrine at the outskirts of Chamba near Tehri and typically for Indian kids, who are never shy, had asked this question. “No, where I am from people don’t know about Ram”, I replied. [...]

October 23, 2014 HHR Spirituality/Culture 0

Notorious Wendy Doniger hosted by the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

Notorious Wendy Doniger hosted by the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

“On Hinduism is a treat. For those who already know and admire Wendy Doniger’s work, this is a handy (if hefty) compendium of many of her essays…. For those who are reading her for the first time, the book is a marvellous introduction to the multiple ways that Hinduism can be approached and understood through [...]

December 1, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights 4

The Rape of Our Epics

The Rape of Our Epics

The following 4 part series of articles with a final conclusion article by Sandeep from The Rediscovery of India blog exposes the distortions and misinformation being spread by the Indian hindu hating collective. Please read and be armed with knowledge when facing such garbage which is being promoted in mainstream Indian media and academia presently. [...]

January 27, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights 0