Thursday 25th July 2024,
HHR News

Hindu art

HHR and the Hotel in the Black Hole of Calcutta Issue

HHR and the Hotel in the Black Hole of Calcutta Issue

Back in 2018, a Hindu chap who had visited a 5-star hotel in the black hole of Calcutta (Kolkata) was shocked to see Hindu sculptures (we weren’t) in the men’s toilet. So in frustration, he complained to the hotel but got no reply and then tried to raise the issue to other Hindus in a [...]

July 6, 2020 HHR Archives, Hinduphobia, India, Spirituality/Culture, World Focus 0

Buddha’s Head : A Headhunters Trophy

Buddha’s Head : A Headhunters Trophy

I had to go and buy some tea mugs downtown. Little did I know that I would literally come face to face with my own past. Instead of ‘face off, it was more a case of ‘head off’. Browsing the shop, a survival holding out against the corporate onslaught on the high street, I notice [...]

January 24, 2014 HHR Spirituality/Culture 0

The Art of Hate

The Art of Hate

To Hindus such imagery is not trivial but has meanings which the western mindset rarely fathoms. These icons and images are not chosen at random but have specific purpose. As Hindu author Stephen Knapp writes: Vedic paintings or symbols are unique in that they can deliver the same spiritual energy, vibration and insight that it [...]

July 20, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

Perception and Presence come together in Hindu Art Exhibit

Perception and Presence come together in Hindu Art Exhibit

When we look at a painting or sculpture in Western society, we don’t expect it to look back, unless we happen to be in a Scooby Doo episode — jinkies! — or walking back and forth in front of one of those paintings with “creepy eyes” that seem to follow you anywhere in the room, [...]

October 30, 2012 HHR Spirituality/Culture 0
HHR News