Hinduism

OPEN TO OPINION

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read

LIFE

 |   Long-form
Book Extract, Hinduism, Ramayana, Hanuman

Why Hanuman Chalisa is the most powerful expression of personal Hinduism

[Book extract] Devdutt Pattanaik demystifies the ancient hymn for the contemporary reader.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Sage, Yogi, Hinduism, Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima: Spreading the message of India's gurus

The Guru has been one of India’s main exports to the world, with many traveling to teach and inspire millions around the globe.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Beef, Hindutva, Hinduism, Pejawar Swami

Why are some Hindus outraged over Pejawar Swami's iftar for 'beef-eating' Muslims?

An image of devout members of one faith smiling affectionately at the gesture of a leader of another should be seen as nothing more than a symbol of love.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Hinduism, Gay rights, LGBTQ, Section 377

What's stopping BJP from decriminalising homosexuality?

Nothing prevents the Hindu Right in India from reinventing itself.

POLITICS

 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  6-minute read
Lynchings, Islam, Hinduism, Hindutva

Hindutva is beautiful like Islamism

Hindutva 2.0 is much beyond Babri and myriad local inter-faith disputes.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Women, Hinduism, Ismat Chughtai, Krishna

Is Lord Krishanji a womaniser? Read Ismat Chughtai's letter

[Book excerpt] His devotees have forgotten that if the man is free while the woman is enslaved, their union can only be fraudulent.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Hinduism, Yoga, The Sun

Why we must honour the sun and do yoga

We certainly need more light in the world today.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
NRIs, BJP, Hindutva, Hinduism

Beware of the rise of Hindu supremacists in America

Is there a progressive Hindu counter-narrative to the one propagated by supremacists and ultra-nationalists?