Posts Tagged ‘hindu’

Hindu Extremists Beat, Rob Worshippers in India

Man in hospital for head injuries, unidentified for security reasons, after assault in Roorkee, Uttarakhand state, India. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Hindu extremists beat and looted worshippers in northern India on Oct. 3, leaving one man unconscious, another with ruptured eardrums and others with internal and external injuries, sources said. More […]

Hindu Extremists Beat Pastors at Police Station in India

Hindu extremists attack pastors at police station in Raipur, India, on Sept. 5, 2021. (Morning Star News screenshot). NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Hindu nationalist mob this month beat three pastors and manhandled an officer at a police station in the capital of central India’s Chhattisgarh state, sources said. Police disrupted the worship of […]

Radical Hindu Nationalists Burn Four Christian Homes in India

Incident Sparks Memories of India’s Worst Incident of Christian Persecution 09/28/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that four Christian homes were set on fire by radical Hindu nationalists in the Kandhamal District of India’s Odisha State. Local Christians report that the homes were attacked after the Christian owners […]

Achieving Hindu Muslim Amity: Challenges Ahead

Mohan Bhagawat, the Sarsanghchalak of RSS, made the statement about Islam not being in danger in India, that discord does not work and there is a need for Hindu Muslim dialogue to achieve peace in the country. His statement that ‘a person is not a Hindu if he says that Muslims should not live in […]

Hindu Nationalists Hold Rally in India Advocating for Anti-Christian Violence

Christian Leaders Fear Rally Will Trigger New Wave of Persecution 08/05/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Hindu nationalist leaders in India held an anti-Christian rally in the Bastar District of Chhattisgarh state. At this rally, leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) perpetuated false narratives against Christians […]

A Saigon moment in the Hindu Kush

July 07, 2021 By Pepe Escobar with permission and first posted at Asia Times And it’s all over For the unknown soldier It’s all over For the unknown soldier The Doors, The Unknown Soldier Let’s start with some stunning facts on the ground. The Taliban are on a roll. Earlier this week their P.R. arm was claiming […]

 Why I am not a Hindu woman: A personal story

Why I am not a Hindu woman: a personal story by Wandana Sonalkar, New Delhi: Women Unlimited, 2021, pp 169. Wandana Sonalkar is a self-proclaimed atheist and in this autobiographical account titled ‘Why I am not a Hindu Woman’, Sonalkar critically reflects on her position on why she has chosen to renounce her religion. This […]

My Hindu Religion

I am a devout Hindu but not a believer of RSS Hindutva form of Hinduism which brings about hatred of other religions. My Hindu religion has not taught me to look down on other religions and neither has it instilled in me to go about converting others to my religion because my religion is superior. […]

Nationalist toolkit of BJP – Tools to achieving Hindu Rashtra

Politics: · Make country opposition free – only one party rule to be established – if necessary buy out MPs, MLAs to create one party dominance · Centralize power in hands of few in the ruling party – let the decisions concerning public issues be taken by a core and not necessarily through large public […]

Hindu Nationalism: From Genesis to Present Ruling Dispensation

As per Indian Constitution India is a secular democratic Country. Lately Hindu nationalism has started impacting the nature of state and citizenship in a very strong way. As Indian Nationalism developed during freedom movement, Hindu nationalism and Muslim Nationalism came as opposites of Indian Nationalism. The origin of Hindu nationalism and also Muslim Nationalism can […]

Lakshmi: The Enigmatic Hindu Personification Of Mother Nature

It is no secret that the enigmatic Hindu pantheon can be quite unique and overwhelming to fully grasp. It is full of mythical gods and goddesses, of wondrous divine creatures, and deep, meaningful, and quite philosophical concepts. It is also filled with exotic and complex names and terms, making it special and inspiring. The messages […]

How Aakar Patel Under-Read The Character Of Hindu Rashtra? A Review Article

Aakar Patel starts his timely and well-researched book Our Hindu Rashtra: What It Is. How We Got Here with a sentence “Majoritarianism is primitive and easy to do”. He surmises that establishment of Hindu Rashtra, which has only one meaning, that a Kshatriya king should rule the Hindu Rashtra under the supervision of a Brahmin head […]

Hindu Ceremony on Church Grounds in Goa Marks Trend to ‘Deny Sacred Places to Christians’

(Barnabas Aid) — A significant Hindu religious ceremony (pooja) to a Hindu deity was held on the grounds of a Christian church in Sancoale, Goa, India but police have not yet filed a report on the church minister’s complaint under Indian laws that ban deliberate and harmful acts intended to “hurt the religious feelings” of […]

Hindu Nationalists Incite Animists, Those Who Believe Nature Has Spirit, to Attack Christians in India

  NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Six Christian families were worshipping in a wood-and-hay structure in eastern India last month when an influential man of wealth wielding an axe led others in and, in coarse language, asked why they had abandoned their tribal religion. Elder Burjo Tadinji of the church in Odisha state’s Chichima village, […]

Church Service in Central India Raided by Mob of Hindu Nationalists

Photo Credit: Ron James/Pixabay (International Christian Concern) – On Oct. 16, a Christian worship service was attacked by a mob of radical Hindu nationalists in India’s Madhya Pradesh state. After being falsely accused of engaging in forced religious conversions, a pastor and seven other Christians were taken into police custody for questioning. According to Pastor […]

Draksharama Temple, Where Dozens of Hindu Gods Live as a Family

India is a land of many religious and has thousands of remarkable temples and holy sites. One of the most important in all of southern India is the Draksharama Temple, a Hindu site dedicated to the worship of Shiva. Situated in the state of Andhra Pradesh , it is popular with Hindu pilgrims as well […]

Modi takes another alarming step towards a ‘Hindu India’

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Muslim man assaulted in northern India for ‘being friends’ with Hindu woman

The incident took place in the city of Kanpur in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh earlier in May. However, Indian media broke the news only this weekend. The 24-year-old man identified in reports as Mohammad Rizwan went to a railway station to meet a Hindu woman, and was followed by an angry mob. […]

‘Untouchable’ Hindu woman wins Pakistan Senate seat in historic first

Representing the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Krishna Kumari defeated a Taliban-linked cleric during Saturday’s Senate elections, securing a seat in the upper house representing Sindh province. An advocate for minority rights, 39-year-old Kumari was born to a poor family in a remote village in southeast Pakistan. As a child, her family was held captive as […]

Timeline of the Enki – The Sumerian god’s name means Lord of the Earth – This also derives from the Hindu Stories on Enki and Anunnaki

Timeline of the Enki – The Sumerian god’s name means Lord of the Earth – This also derives from the Hindu Stories on Enki and Anunnaki NOTE: Some of the oldest writings on Earth – from Ancient Summer — can help us understand humankind’s imagined origin. 20,000-year-old ancient Sumerian clay tablets—which define the history of […]

Cars torched, schools shut: Bollywood movie on Muslim king & Hindu queen sparks violence in India

Angry mobs went on the rampage in several cities across India, protesting against the release of ‘Padmavat’, a Bollywood film which centers on a relationship between Padmavati, a 14th-century Hindu queen, and Muslim emperor Alauddin Khilji. Scores of people have been arrested during the riots, local media adds. Violent protests broke out in Mumbai, where rioters […]

A Hindu Priest Explains How Your Subconscious Mind Can be Reprogrammed

Vic Bishop, Staff WriterWaking Times The subconscious mind is akin to that unseen portion of an iceberg which remains underwater. Some believe that up to 95% of our mental activity takes place in the subconscious, just below our conscious awareness. This ‘underwater’ portion of the mind is never inactive, though, as it continues to collect […]

Hindu And Jewish Women Marry In Britain’s First Interfaith Lesbian Wedding

A Hindu woman, Kalavati Mistry, and a Jewish woman, Miriam Jefferson have said ‘I do’, over 20 years after they fell in love while on a training course. Their happy union after so many years was special for many personal reasons, but it was also unlike any other wedding day in British history. This was to […]

Deformed calf with human features treated as an incarnated Hindu god

     A deformed calf born with human-like features is reportedly being treated as a representation of the Hindu god Vishnu in a village in northern India. The bull calf was born in the village of Pachenda, Muzaffarnagar, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The bizarre creature has very peculiar features, including an almost human-like mouth, […]

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