Sunday 11th December 2016,
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Sri Lanka

BBC’s Hindu Bashing report on ‘Caste’

BBC’s Hindu Bashing report on ‘Caste’

At 7:10am BBC Radio 4 broadcasts the religious affairs programme ‘Sunday’, appropriately named because that is the day on which it is aired. Now in this programme we have this delightful installment: “The National Council of Churches in India will hold a day of protest next week against the country’s discriminatory caste system. It follows [...]

August 8, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Hindu Phobics 0

Destruction of Hindu Temples in Sri Lanka

Destruction of Hindu Temples in Sri Lanka

SINHALA BUDDHIST ETHNO NATIONALISM – Masquerading as Sri Lankan ‘Civic Nationalism’ Culture plays a crucial role in the life of a community. A community or a people is identified and revered by its flourishing culture. History shows that an oppressor…. aims to erase the identity of the oppressed and this means destroying first the oppressed people’s [...]

March 28, 2014 HHR Sri Lanka 0

‘Demolition of Ram Sethu bridge will bring loss to India’ says Shankaracharya

‘Demolition of Ram Sethu bridge will bring loss to India’ says Shankaracharya

PONDA: The demolition of ‘Ram Sethu’, a bridge of the Ramayana era, by the Union government would bring immense loss to India, the 145th Pithadeeshwar of Sree Govardhan Mutt Puri, Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swami Nischalanand Saraswati stated. Sree Nischalanand Saraswati Maharaj was addressing a ‘Dharma sabha’, a mass religious awakening meet, at Marcaim village panchayat ground, [...]

November 28, 2013 HHR India, News updates 0

Four Hindu temples vandalized in Sri Lanka

Four Hindu temples vandalized in Sri Lanka

Four Hindu temples in the Batticaloa District were ransacked and damaged by unidentified persons back in June The well-crafted sculptures and other idols at the temples were vandalized and jewellery and money were looted, sources said. The vandalized temples are Sri Sellakathirgamar Temple, Maangadu Pillaiyar Temple, Kirankulam Iyanaar Temple and Pandiruppu Draupathai Amman Temple. According [...]

September 15, 2013 HHR Articles, Sri Lanka 0

Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) not permitted to stage protest in Sri Lanka

Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) not permitted to stage protest in Sri Lanka

Police officials have stopped the protest organized by the vishva hindu parishad movement on attacks against hindu kovils in Tamil areas. They were schedule to stage protest infront of Nallur Kandasuwamy kovil this morning and police refused to grant permission for this protest. Large group of police and intelligence unit members were deployed at the [...]

June 14, 2013 HHR News updates, Sri Lanka 0

Sri Lankan Peninsula Road Expansion will Demolish 27 Hindu Temples and Monuments

Sri Lankan Peninsula Road Expansion will Demolish 27 Hindu Temples and Monuments

Jaffna, Sri Lanka (CHAKRA)– Many Hindus and Hindu cultural organizations are shocked after hearing about plans to demolish around twenty-seven Hindu temples and ancient cultural monuments, as a result of a road expansion program in Jaffna, Kankesanthurai. Many organizations are voicing their concerns about the threat to Tamil cultural symbols under the guise of a development [...]

May 23, 2012 Rajesh Patel Sri Lanka 4

Sri Lanka: Hindu Council objects Buddhist Vihara replacing Saiva temple

Sri Lanka: Hindu Council objects Buddhist Vihara replacing Saiva temple

The construction of a Buddhist Vihara in the site after the destruction of several decade old Pi’l’laiyaar temple at Kokku’laay in Mullaith-theevu district cannot be allowed, said C.Yogeswaran, Batticaloa district Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian in a memorandum to Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister D.M.Jayatrena who also hold the post of Ministry of Buddha Sasana. Mr Yogeswaran [...]

April 1, 2012 Rajesh Patel Sri Lanka 2

AGNI-HHR Presentation

AGNI-HHR Presentation

For example in Pakistan we hear of abductions and murders of Hindus, of destruction of mandirs, and Hindus are forced to take on Muslim names in hope to avoid being targeted. Bangladesh is where the largest genocide in the world of the indigenous Hindus is taking place on a wide scale right now… [...]

March 4, 2012 HHR Global Hindus, HHR Activities/Press releases 0