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Princeton univ to host first-ever Hinduism week

Princeton, one of America's eight Ivy League universities and widely regarded as one of the world's leading universities, is creating history. For the first time, the New Jersey-based university......

Nobel for Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ?

Is there still a prejudice in Western society against Hindus?Amongst the front runners for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, is Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Guruji, as he is known amongst his disciples,......

UCC or Hindu Civil Code?

Arvind Sharma, a professor at McGill University, Canada, is consideredone of the most knowledgeable scholars on Hinduism. In a book on the world's religions he edited, he sought to explain the......

'Introduce education rooted in India's culture'

'There is no harm in children studying the Vedas; it is part of Indian culture and history... The aim is not to saffronise education,' Shiksha Bachao Andolan chief Dinanath Batra tells Vicky......

Sangh sets up panel to push 'saffronisation' of education

The Bharatiya Shiksha Niti Aayog will study the present education system and suggest corrective steps to make it Bharat-centric. G Sreedathan reports Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas, an organisation......

So you think you are better than your boss?

The case of the telecom executive: Madhav, a brilliant 26-year-old young man, works for a well-known telecom company. He joined the company three years ago as a trainee engineer and was straight......

How Skype will change Microsoft

I've just signed off from a video call. I am on Skype on my iPad in Gurgaon, my friend on his iPhone in Boston. Most of our chat was about what would happen to the Estonia-born, Luxembourg-based,......

How to customise your insurance solution

Insurance is the most ignored aspect of our financial plan. While investments are the kings of our financial plan, insurance is often overlooked by both the investor and financial planner. Some......

Domestic airlines hike fares by over 100%

Domestic carriers have raised air fares by over 100 per cent in key sectors from Friday evening. This comes after a 200-300 per cent price-rise for the Diwali rush just four months back,......

Why Rajat Gupta must step down from Indian boards

While the former managing director of McKinsey & Co, Rajat Gupta, has every right to claim that he is innocent until otherwise established in a court of law, he must adopt the same standards of......

Vaadamalli is a thriller with new faces

Alberrt Antoni, who directed the award-winning movie Kanne Madanguka and has announced the magnum opus Nair San with Jackie Chan and Mohanlal, is ready with a thriller featuring a handful of fresh......

Does Bigg Boss promo score over KBC?

With Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Rakhi Sawant all set to launch their reality shows, television never looked more exciting. Already, the promos of the new shows are......

No big Onam releases this year

Onam has long been regarded as one of the biggest seasons in Malayalam, but this year things are quite different as there are no new big star releases or big budget productions releasing.......

SRK sets pulses racing in Malaysia!

Sepang International Circuit (SIC) received a touch of Bollywood when Shah Rukh Khan visited the place. The star made the quick stop-by after being invited by former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir......

Looking at Rahman's recent hits, through video

A R Rahman and his great music in Slumdog Millionaire has won him two more awards, this time at the 52nd Grammy awards. He won the Best Compilation Soundtrack......

Silly Point: Mande-Manu decode Pak team

Rediff staffers, Manu Shankar and Abhishek Mande take on Pakistan and Kenya in Silly Point -- the World Cup special show on iShare! After taking on Sachin Tendulkar......

Dravid's Bangalore jinx continues

It took India 31 years and five Tests to break their jinx at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Having played Australia for the first time at the venue in September 1979, the home team had......

Images: India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Rajkot

Virender Sehwag blazed to a career-best 146 to steer India to their highest one-day total of 414 for seven in 50 overs in the first One-Day International against Sri Lanka, in Rajkot, on Tuesday.......

Race to host 2016 Games reaches climax

The four cities vying to host the 2016 Summer Olympics are braced for a close call when the IOC chooses the winner in Copenhagen next week. Tokyo, Madrid, Chicago and Rio de Janeiro have been......

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sudhakar kuruvada
Q. What do you mean by KARMA in Hinduism?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-mean-by-karma-in-hinduism/25424894/answers/

harish chandra
Q. Was Guru Nanak Sahab more of a Muslim than other faith ?
Harish Chandra:  A. Karma is the universal law of cause and effect. The critical and subtler understanding of karma is that each action has a reaction and that this...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/was-guru-nanak-sahab-more-of-a-muslim-than-other-faith-/21213408/answers/25424944

harish chandra
Q. why do hindus do a lot of idol worship of gods unlike other religions,
Harish Chandra:  A. According to the epic Mahabharata (1.1.39), there are 33,333 Hindu deities. In other, later sources, that number is multiplied a thousandfold....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-hindus-do-a-lot-of-idol-worship-of-gods-unlike-other-/21213408/answers/17201456

kamini joshi
Q. Hinduism and Buddhism are the two great religions that took birth in India. Both the religions spread out to other countries. Excepting the island of Bali in Indonesia, Hinduism has not survived anywhere outside India. But almost whole of South East and Far East (right up to Japan & Mongolia) Buddhism has spread out. It is the biggest religion of Asia. Any idea as to why Buddhism succeeded and Hinduism could not?
Kamini Joshi:  A. Hinduism is the most ancient religion in this universe. It was spread all over the world. It has always been a very broad minded.., logical and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/hinduism-and-buddhism-are-the-two-great-religions-that-took-/17201296/answers/15687720

Sankar  Mitra
Q. Seeing the recent rampant violent or semi violent attacks in our society as well as legislative assemblies,dont you think that we have reached nowhere in terms of mental advancement?Is India the same land of spiritualism,land of Gandhi and Vivekananda?
Sankar Mitra:  A. and what do you know about vivekananda.do you know that mahatma gandhi had said that if he had the power he would have banished missionaries from...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/seeing-the-recent-rampant-violent-or-semi-violent-attacks-in/15687597/answers/13360047

  Web results for Universal Society Of Hinduism
Fali S Nariman Says Minorities Commission Should Invoke Penal Code Against Hate Speech Mongers

Fali S Nariman, a noted constitutional expert, says hate speech against minorities and their vilification has escalated ever since the Narendra... ...

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'The Hindu Tradition Of Tolerance Is Showing Signs Of Strain'

Full text of the seventh Annual Lecture— Minorities at Cross Roads: Comments on Judicial Pronouncements —at the National Commission for... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/The-Hindu-Tradition-Of-Tolerance-Is-Showing-Signs-Of-Strain/291947
National seminar on ethnic Relation in Manipur begins

Source: Hueiyen News Service Imphal, September 13 2014 : A two-day national seminar on "Ethnic Relation in Manipur: Past, Present and Future",... ...

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Chattambi Swamikal Made Vedas Accessible to the Common People

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chattambi Swamikal's greatest contribution to society in general and Hinduism in particular was his bold decision to challenge... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/%E2%80%98Chattambi-Swamikal-Made-Vedas-Accessible-to-the-Common-People%E2%80%99/2014/09/13/article2428453.ece
The Quality of Mercy

In this hierarchical (not yet flat) world, when we become superiors in any form, power rushes to our head and our inflated egos make us forget some... ...

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