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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

Vedic Wisdom behind eating with your hands

Vedic Wisdom behind eating with your hands

Eating food with the hands in today’s Western society can sometimes be perceived as being unhygienic, bad mannered and primitive. However within Indian culture there is an old saying that " eating food with your hands feeds not only the body but also the mind and the spirit". [...]

May 15, 2012 Rajesh Patel Archives, Spirituality/Culture 3

Understanding Goddess Ma Kali

Understanding Goddess Ma Kali

Kali is one of the best known, but poorly understood forms of the Goddess. She is dark destructive and terrible in image. She is allied to the forces of death and destruction. The most common image of Kali shows her dancing on Shiva. This article aims to give an insight into Hinduism\'s use of such [...]

May 14, 2012 Rajesh Patel Archives, Shakti Unveiled : The Dawn of the Goddess, Understanding hinduism 0

Hinduism, Not Simply a Monotheistic Religion

Hinduism, Not Simply a Monotheistic Religion

Hinduism is not simply another monotheistic religion, as a few groups seem to be implying today. [...]

May 13, 2012 Vamadev Shastri Analysis/Insights 4

Kali Ma Beer and the Oregon Klu Klux Klan

Kali Ma Beer and the Oregon Klu Klux Klan

American culture has once again demonstrated its crass ignorance towards non-Christian cultures, especially that of Hindus. The Burnside Brewing Company is based in Portland, capital of Oregon state. On 15 May this commercial alcohol selling outfit is due to release its new brand of beer named ‘Kali-Ma’, named after the Hindu deity of the same [...]

May 11, 2012 HHR HHR Activities/Press releases 0

Evolution : A Hindu Perspective

Evolution : A Hindu Perspective

Evolution and Science Modern science recognizes an evolution of form in the world of nature as the dominant movement of life. It notes how the bodies of different creatures adapt over time, becoming more complex and sophisticated through succeeding generations, with new species arising that demonstrate important advances in structure and function over what went [...]

May 10, 2012 Vamadev Shastri Spirituality/Culture 1

Hindus & Buddhists on the rise in USA

Hindus & Buddhists on the rise in USA

Buddhist and Hindu groups have grown steadily in United States of America (USA) since changes in immigration laws in 1965 and 1992, with particularly high concentrations in Texas, California, the New York Metropolitan Area, Illinois and Georgia; according to a Baylor University (Waco, Texas, USA) release quoting its professor who helped compile the recently released [...]

May 10, 2012 HHR News updates 2

India Government voices concern over Pakistani Hindus

India Government voices concern over Pakistani Hindus

New Delhi: Voicing concern over problems faced by minority Hindus in Pakistan, India today reminded Islamabad of its responsibility to discharge its Constitutional obligations towards its citizens. “It is the responsibility of the Government of Pakistan to discharge its constitutional obligations towards its citizens, including those from the minority community,” External Affairs Minister S M [...]

May 10, 2012 HHR News updates 0

Sri Aurobindo : India’s Greatest Mystical Visionary

Sri Aurobindo : India’s Greatest Mystical Visionary

Sri Aurobindo was one of the greatest philosophers, revolutionary ,mystics and visionaries of modern history. He was a major leader in India's freedom movement. Later in life he became a sage and scholar. His teachings have attracted many people from all around the world. The ashram that he founded is still thriving today, and centres [...]

May 8, 2012 Rajesh Patel Archives, History 7

Stripping Draupadi : Mother India’s Desecration

Stripping Draupadi : Mother India’s Desecration

Bharata Mata or Mother India, the cradle of the ancient Aryans, the mystic land of truth, wisdom and beauty, has forever been known to be the fountainhead of the Vedas, the power-house of Dharma and the Citta-Shakti of the evolving spirit of humanity but now all that is under threat.Tina Sadhwani explains why.. [...]

May 7, 2012 Tina Sadhwani Analysis/Insights, Archives, Shakti Unveiled : The Dawn of the Goddess 4
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