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7,000 Hindus WRONGLY registered as Muslims in Malaysia

7,000 Hindus WRONGLY registered as Muslims in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: Nearly 7,000 in Malaysia have been wrongly documented as Muslims on their national identity cards, according to a group of NGOs in the Muslim-majority nation. The problem was widespread throughout Peninsular Malaysia and involved mostly practising Hindus from the lower income group who are documented as Muslims, Malaysia Hindu Sangam president Mohan Shan [...]

February 26, 2016 HHR Archives, Malaysia 0

Bangladesh Hindu priest beheaded ‘by Islamic State’

Bangladesh Hindu priest beheaded ‘by Islamic State’

  The so-called Islamic State group has said it was behind the beheading of a senior Hindu priest and wounding two worshippers in northern Bangladesh.In a statement IS said that “caliphate soldiers” carried out the assaults using “light weapons”. The IS-linked Amaq “news agency” also reported the claim. Jogeswar Roy, 45, was attacked by two [...]

February 22, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Hindu worker hacked to death in front of parents

Hindu worker hacked to death in front of parents

KANNUR: A 27-year-old RSS worker was hacked to death in front of his aged parents in Kannur district in poll-bound Kerala, triggering a blame game between BJP and CPM on Tuesday. While BJP slammed CPM for Monday night’s murder of the RSS worker, Sujit, the Marxist party has denied it, saying it was the fallout [...]

February 17, 2016 HHR Archives, India 0

‘I am a Sanātani (Hindu)’ : Stephanie Ellison

‘I am a Sanātani (Hindu)’ : Stephanie Ellison

Namaste readers! My name is Stephanie Ellison.  I am a Sanātani (Hindu) and have been for many years at varying levels.  I first became exposed to it when I was studying to be a Natural Hygienist in Austin, Texas in 1994-95.  Natural Hygiene has many of the elements of taking care of your health in [...]

January 22, 2016 HHR Archives, ReBorn Again Hindus 1

De-colonization As De-contextualization: Why The ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Argument Is Not About Yoga

De-colonization As De-contextualization: Why The ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Argument Is Not About Yoga

To my chagrin and dismay, self-appointed defenders of oppressed cultures who cast contemporary western yoga as the second coming of the East India Company have attached themselves to the fabric of yoga discourse with the stubborn persistence of a burr on a sock. Consequently, perfectly serviceable yoga programs are now at risk of being run [...]

December 26, 2015 Guest Author Archives, The Yoga Snatchers 0

Hindu pilgrims return to India

Hindu pilgrims return to India

LAHORE: Up to 124 Hindu pilgrims crossed over to Attari from Wagah on Wednesday after a seven-day visit to their religious places here. Led by Shiv Partab Bajaj, one delegation had a overnight stay at Gurdawara Dera Sahib in Lahore and departed for Katas village in Chakwal for their rituals at Katasraj, a complex of [...]

December 20, 2015 Guest Author Archives, News updates, Pakistan 0

A Religion With No False Gods : Being Hindu , New World and You

A Religion With No False Gods : Being Hindu , New World and You

Being Hindu is the journey of a common Hindu, an attempt to understand why for so many Hindus their faith is one of the most powerful arguments for plurality, for unity in diversity and even more than the omnipresent power of God, the sublime courage and conviction of man. An extract. For a moment, think [...]

December 6, 2015 HHR Archives, Articles 0

Australia’s biggest Hindu temple opens amid rising Indian population

Australia’s biggest Hindu temple opens amid rising Indian population

THE Sri Durga Temple built on the western suburb of Melbourne will rise as Australia’s biggest Durga temple. Located in Rockbank, a rocky district of Melton City, the new building will provide a house of Hindu worship to an ever-growing population of Indians and other Hindu nationalities in Australia’s second largest city. According to the Australian Bureau [...]

December 4, 2015 HHR Archives, Global Hindus 0

Hindu community lives in constant fear in Pakistan: US lawmakers

Hindu community lives in constant fear in Pakistan: US lawmakers

Washington: Influential American lawmakers have expressed concern over deterioration of human rights situation in particular those of the minority Hindus in Pakistan‘s Sindh province. “Sindh’s Hindu community lives in constant fear of their women being forcibly converted to Islam,” Congresswomen Loretta Sanchez alleged during a briefing on human rights situation in Sindh held in US [...]

October 4, 2015 HHR Archives, Pakistan 0

Hindu holiday celebrated on the streets of St. Louis County

Hindu holiday celebrated on the streets of St. Louis County

ST. LOUIS COUNTY • A chorus of upbeat song and dance reverberated through subdivisions here Sunday morning, as those who practice Hinduism celebrated Rath Yatra — a holiday in which figures of deities are brought out to the public. Hundreds of faithful pulled a chariot carrying figures of three decorated Hindu deities from the Hindu Temple of [...]

August 2, 2015 HHR Archives 0
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