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25 years in the making, Encyclopedia of Hinduism finally unveiled

A 25-year quest by nearly 1,000 scholars to document and present one of the world's oldest living traditions came to fruition when the Encyclopedia of Hinduism was unveiled in Columbia. Hundreds of......

Priests look for Thackeray family's Bihar connection

Traditional Hindu priests of the Vishnupad Temple in Bihar's Gaya town -- known as Gaywal Pandas -- are busy trying to find out if Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, his son Uddhav Thackeray and his......

Amarnath yatra comes to an end

The 45-day annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Himalayan shrine of Amarnath ended on Saturday after the traditional puja inside the shrine. The Shravan Purnima, which coincides with Raksha Bandhan......

No temple entry for Dalits: Govt to resolve issue

Slammed by the National Commission for Scheduled Castes over a tradition banning the entry of Dalits to a Hindu temple in Puri district, the Orissa government on Saturday said it would look into......

Does yoga belong to Hinduism? The debate is on

Is it a Hindu thing? Is it a 'mongrel' tradition? Is it merely exercise? Arthur J Pais explores the debate that has America in a knot One of the first things Connecticut-born, Florida-raised Dr......

Stocks that can bring you a fortune this Diwali

A Hindu priest holds traditional earthen lamps in front of computers while offering prayers during 'Muhurat' (auspicious) trading.. Photograph: Reuters The Samvat year 2070 ended on a cheerful......

Shivkar Talpade: First man to fly an aircraft?

The facts remain cloaked in mystery, but the legend goes that Talpade had created a flying machine powered by mercury and solar energy, and based on ideas outlined in Vedic texts. Image: Wright......

'Modi village' is Varanasi's new hot spot

Jayapur, with a population of a little over 4,200, was like most other villages before Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted it on November 7. Narayan Patel is a busy man these days. Apart from......

Be a confident market investor: Here's how!

There is great opportunity in the mutual fund space. Image: The Bombay Stock Exchange. Photograph: Sahil Salvi After college, I joined an entrepreneurial course that, among other things, required......

'Hot Money' from FIIs hits Rs 10-lakh crore mark

This would be the fourth time in history that net FII inflows for a year would cross Rs 1 lakh crore mark and analysts are optimistic about the next year as well. Image: Bombay Stock Exchange.......

PIX: Inside TV actor Ruslaan Mumtaz's Gujarati wedding

The actor wed longtime girlfriend Nirali in a traditional Hindu ceremony on March 2. After a low-key court marriage on Valentines Day this year, television actor Ruslaan Mumtaz got hitched to......

My husband, the jehadi

Malayalam filmmaker Jayaraj, known for movies that revolve around the traditional Hindu lifestyle, beliefs and customs, has chosen new ground for his next film, Daivanamathil (In the name of......

Saif Ali Khan: Islam is unpopular today

'If you go up to an average American or British citizen and tell them you are a Muslim, they look at you suspiciously. It's not a good feeling.' 'Narendra Modi is the first person to make sense......

Review: The World Before Her is a disturbing watch

What makes The World Before Her stand out is that it has the courage to ask what nobody else does: who is the Modern Indian Woman? Paloma Sharma reviews the film. The increasing reporting of......

The World Before The Indian Woman

In the documentary The World Before Her, a young girl has to submit to the will of her father for a most gut-wrenching reason: 'He let me live… I am a girl… but he let me live.'......

Dravid weds today in BSF zone

Today is Akshaya Tritiya, the day of eternity, immortality, and fulfilment, according to Hindu tradition.Rahul Dravid could not have chosen a better day to enter matrimony, a day when all seven......
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Q. Can U say it for sure that the case of Raqibul Hasan concealing his identity before a national shooter Ms Tara Sahdev and presented himself as Ranjit Kumar Kohli just to trap her in LOVE is a case of ordinary affair of LOVE only....? Had it been pure LOVE then why did he force his newly wed wife to convert into Islam on the very first night after the marriage...? Is it not LOVE JIHAD ... a systematic conspiracy...?
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Q. Naga Panchami is on tomarrow ,what is your reaction?
Samson Aseervatham:  A. yes it is. it has been a tradition in our country to convert hindus in other religions as hindus are soft targets. the most important thing to...... more

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Q. "hindu" is a tradition or a religion? can u clarify....
Avinash Ankamreddy:  A. Nag Panchami is a traditional worship of snakes or serpents observed by Hindus throughout India and also in Nepal. The worship is offered on the...... more

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Q. "hindu" means a tradition or like any other religion?
Avinash Ankamreddy:  A. the word hindu comes from the Persian name for the river Indus). Hinduism incorporates an extraordinarily diverse range of beliefs and practices...... more

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ZAK there is no compuldion

The Ramayana, Gita, Hanuman Chalisa and Mahabharata, are the epic Indian mythological texts which are a given in almost every Hindu household.... ...

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9 facts you need to know about the hindu festival navratri

1. Navratri in Sanskrit means nine nights. Nava meaning nine, and ratri meaning night. 2. Navratri is celebrated five times a year, and it is... ...

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Hindu temples, architecture and temple customs

HINDU TEMPLES Khajuraho Most Hindus worship over alters in their homes and at temples. Family altars are used for daily prayers. Temples are... ...

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