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POLITICS

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Hinduism, Religious minority, Donald Trump, United States

Why hate crimes are rising against Hindus in the US

India's 'cow vigilantism' is much highlighted in US media. The other side of this story has been completely ignored in this process.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
North America, Religion, Hinduism, US

Why the Hindu community in North America stands at a crossroads

They need pluralistic self-understanding and self-representation, to hold their heads high in the world of religious competition and identity politics.

VARIETY

 |  Wild Ways  |  5-minute read
Environment, Hinduism, Ganga, Irony

Durga Puja is proof our rivers are not fit to carry faith

The fact that most of our Gods are supposed to depart through the conduit of flowing rivers is laced with irony.

VOICES

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BJP, Religious sentiments, Left-liberals, Hinduism

What 'saffron terror'? 'Left-liberals’ can't be allowed to mock Hindu sacred symbols any more

A blast happens in Bengal. The blame is landed on saffron, a Hindu symbol of faith. How come other religions aren't treated with such glaring contempt?

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Anti-hindu forces, Hinduism, Mohan Bhagwat, World hindu congress

The success of World Hindu Congress shows Hindu unity is a reality. Anti-Hindu forces can go eat crow

The alternative narrative that emerged is based on dharma and is as modern as it is scientific, progressive and liberal, but firmly rooted in Indian culture.

VOICES

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Hinduism, Bhagavad Gita, Shri krishna, Janmashtami

Why Sri Krishna is the Guru you need in every walk of life

Krishna holds all the colours of the rainbow of human life, represented by the peacock feather he wears.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Hindutva, Hinduism, Swami Vivekananda, World hindu congress

Why the World Hindu Congress in Chicago, to be the largest gathering of Hindu leaders to date, is important

The Conference seeks to understand the challenges facing Hindus globally and collaborate on possible solutions to those challenges.

VOICES

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Lord Shiva, Politics, Hinduism, Hooliganism

The typical features of a Kanwariya today: Fear, fundamentalism and far from faith

The majority of the new-age Kanwariyas are completely derailed from the traditional understanding of the religion.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Hinduism, Audrey Truschke, Hindu pakistan, Shashi Tharoor

Hindu Pakistan is a joke and a cynical ploy by Shashi Tharoor and his ilk

The very diversity of Hinduism is being turned into its weakness by those trying to divide the community.

VARIETY

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Sita test tube baby, Liberals, Hinduism, Vedic Science

Why liberals are so quick to mock ancient India's 'test tube babies' or 'plastic surgery'

Indians created great science well before the West. Mocking inventions by sages, philosophers and physicians only shows the ignorance of liberals.