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‘They use ​money to promote Christianity’: Nepal’s battle for souls

Critics allege that it is not just caste discrimination leading many Dalits in Nepal to turn away from Hindu beliefs ...

Indonesian Court Recognizes Native Religions in Landmark Ruling

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, November 7, 2017 (Reuters): Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Tuesday affirmed the rights of devotees of faiths outside the ...

Rakhine State Govt to Close Displaced Person Camps for Hindus and Ethnic Arakanese

SITTWE, MYANMAR, October 30, 2017 (Irrawaddy): The Rakhine State government will close camps for displaced persons who have fled violence ...

Why Nepal has one of the world’s fastest-growing Christian populations – Danielle Preiss

Churches mushroom throughout the Kathmandu Valley and across the terraced hills. Proselytizing remains illegal, but with political instability and weak ...

Temple of Fine Arts Penang will be organizing a “Natya Mela”

[caption id="attachment_60225" align="aligncenter" width="481"] Bharata Natyam Dancers Mr.Shankar Kandasamy, Director of Bharata Natyam, TFA, K.L., and Miss.Ananga Manjari from Peru, ...

Brother-Sister Bond Observed Across Nepal

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, October 21, 2017 (Kathmandu Post): The five-day-long Tihar festival came to an end after the observance of Bhaitika ...

Sydney Opera House’s Iconic Sails Turn Gold to Celebrate Diwali

It's the fourth year in a row the Opera House has been lit up in a golden colour to mark ...

Strengthening Hindu communities

The Hindu National Conference reaches out this time to the mainstream with its theme The 6th Australian Hindu National Conference held ...

Sydney Opera House’s Iconic Sails Turn Gold to Celebrate Diwali

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, October 18, 2017 (SBS): It's the fourth year in a row the Opera House has been lit up ...

Balinese Hindus await the eruption of Mount Agung, home of a god

The crater of Mount Agung is seen from the top of the volcano. Fifty-four years after its last eruption, scientists ...