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A Hindu View on Drinking Alcohol

A Hindu View on Drinking Alcohol

What is the Hindu view of alcohol consumption? Hinduism is a spiritual tradition that is not based upon mere faith or belief but upon an understanding of dharma, the natural laws behind the universe. So the question for Hindus is how does the use of alcohol fit in with its sense of dharma and how [...]

May 6, 2012 Vamadev Shastri Understanding hinduism 5

Stealing Yoga and What Else ?

Stealing Yoga and What Else ?

India has now however rightfully made a move to patent Yoga asanas and will probably patent more of the indigenous Hindu practices in the years to come. [...]

May 5, 2012 HHR The Yoga Snatchers 3

Hinduism on the London Underground

Hinduism on the London Underground

Standing on a packed train on the way home from university, I was feeling terrible. It had been a hard week, I was annoyed with several colleagues, the train had been delayed and everybody nearby seemed to be coughing and sneezing on me! In the rush to get onto the train people were barging each [...]

May 2, 2012 Rajesh Patel Spirituality/Culture 0

Hindus Perform fire ritual to tend to Mother Earth

Hindus Perform fire ritual to tend to Mother Earth

Flames and aromatic fumes rose from a small pit as a family gathered around the Agnihotra, a sacrificial fire and special ceremony held Sunday at the Arya Samaj Greater Houston and Vedic Culture Center. The whole temple chanted traditional mantras, verses from the Veda, the four sacred and ancient books of Hinduism, specifically related to [...]

April 30, 2012 HHR News updates 0

The ‘Secret’ Behind the BBC’s Secret Swami

The ‘Secret’ Behind the BBC’s Secret Swami

In 2004 Hindu Human Rights Group contacted the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation )over its tabloid programme Secret Swami which portrayed India’s venerated Guru Sri Sathya Sai Baba in an ill founded, malicious light. However this elicited no response from BBC and it is interesting to note that the aforementioned documentary by journalist Tanya Datta is [...]

April 28, 2012 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives, HHR Activities/Press releases, Hinduphobia, Missionaries, News updates 4

Understanding Lord Ganesha

Understanding Lord Ganesha

Out of all the deities in the Hindu pantheon Ganesh, is one of the most popular. He is the ‘Remover of Obstacles’, and ‘Leader of the Celestials’. Each aspect of the image of a Hindu deity contains a meaning or message. Here we use the image of Ganesh to demonstrate this, and relate it to [...]

April 27, 2012 HHR Understanding hinduism 1

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

Hindu Genocide in East Bengal ’71

Hindu Genocide in East Bengal ’71

Sen. Edward Kennedy The Bangladesh genocide of 1971 was basically directed at 3 sets of people: The Awami League was one target, along with leftist students, and then came the main target, the Hindus. they mostly got who they were targeting, especially the Hindu community of Bangladesh. The Pakistani strategy is evident from the following [...]

January 5, 2012 HHR Analysis/Insights, Bangladesh, Hinduphobia, World Focus 0

Maoists eradicating Sanskrit from Nepal

Maoists eradicating Sanskrit from Nepal

Banning Sanskrit education in common schools from private schools in the valley to the remote public school they have officially bought an halt to Sanskrit teaching. From the start of their uprising they have used the threats of bloodshed in event of defiance as their prime weapon against  traditional language. The example of Sunsari’s Rādhākṛṣṇa saṃskṛta [...]

May 23, 2011 Rajesh Patel Nepal 0

The Racism, Neo-Colonialism, and Pseudo-Intellectualism of America’s Hindu-Bashing Lobby

The Racism, Neo-Colonialism, and Pseudo-Intellectualism of America’s Hindu-Bashing Lobby

Most racist and colonialist viewpoints of non-European cultures and history are now regarded as outdated. They are recognised as not giving an objective view consistent with responsible academic study, but merely the vehicle by which one was able to peddle the prejudices by what we can now see was a less enlightened age. [...]

December 5, 2005 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Hinduphobia, World Focus 1
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