INDIA – Highlights

INDIA – Highlights

Hindu Rice Farmers Celebrate Pongal for Bountiful Harvest

TANJUNG KARANG: The Ponggal festival which is a thanksgiving celebration for a bountiful harvest by padi farmers is among the...

Kumbh In Prayagraj Begins with A Grand Gathering: Over 12.5 Million Devotees Take Holy Snan On Makar Sankranti

Devotees congregate to take the holy dip at Prayagraj on Makar Sankranti. (Pic via Kumbh official site) Over 1.25...

Pakistan declares Panj Tirath Hindu religious site as national heritage

The provincial Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in northwest Pakistan has declared the ancient Hindu religious site of Panj Tirath in...

Indic Academy Announces Ram Swarup-Sitaram Goel Memorial Fund to Promote Research In Indic History, Culture and Religion

INDIA, December 26, 2018 (Swarajyamag): Commemorating the 20th death anniversary of Hindu thinker and scholar Shri Ram Swarup, Indic...

India’s Supreme Court threatens hereditary priesthood at Jagannath temple

People go about their business around the Jagannath Temple in Puri, India. India’s Supreme Court proposed ending the hereditary...

Panchaloha Murugan idol seized, one arrested in guindy

About three persons were planning to sell the idol for Rs. 1 crore but the idol wing sleuths thwarted...

Bhagavad Gita Jayanti 2018: Life-Changing Quotes From the Holy Book of Hindus That Are Relevant Even Today

The Bhagavad Gita Quotes (Photo Credits: File Image) It is the birth anniversary of the popular sacred text of...

My Book “Thank You India” is Published – ​Maria Wirth

Maria Wirth is a German and came to India for a holiday after finishing her psychology studies at Hamburg...

The power of Vedic lore

I am writing this post for an acquaintance of mine who seems to be having some issue shaking off...

Neglect and paradoxical rules on preservation threaten India’s historic Hindu Sun Temple

BHUBANESWAR, India (RNS) — Brigitte Viollet, a French businesswoman, spends three months of every year in the company of...

Kanaka Durga Temple to Have Traditional Dress Code

VIJAYAWADA, INDIA, December 10, 2018 (Deccan Chronicle): Come January 1, devotees to the famous Kanaka Durga temple on the...

Dakshineswar Temple Gets Skywalk for Devotees to Walk Straight from Rail Station

KOLKATA, INDIA, November 5, 2018 (Newsmen): On the eve of Kali Puja, the world famous Dakshineswar Kali Temple in...

India’s Durga Puja Celebrates Divine Feminine with Modern Takes on Ancient Ritual

People walk through artwork along a 300-foot-long stretch of road depicting the hardships faced by the sex workers of...

The Largest Handwritten Family Tree in the World

The Ganges River is a highly revered site by Hindus and an iconic, historical epicenter in India. As hundreds...

Kundapur: VHP, Bajrang Dal organise huge rally, condemn cattle theft

Daijiworld Media Network – Kundapur (MS) Kundapur, Oct 7: “Though the country was divided as Pakistan for Muslims and Hindustan...

The temple that changed Indian team’s fortune

The temple that changed Indian team’s fortune ​Hyderabad: In any sphere of life, it’s common for people to seek divine...

Indian court rules Hindu temple can’t ban females of menstruating age

Hindu devotees pray at Sabarimala temple in the Indian state of Kerala during the annual Maravilakku festival in January...

Amarnath Yatra Ends Peacefully for 285,000 Pilgrims

SRINAGAR, August 26, 2018 (Tribune India): The two-month-long Amarnath yatra concluded peacefully on Sunday with the holding of prayers...

Hundreds of Vinayaka idols make their way to sea

A procession of Vinayagar idols on their way to immersion at Palayamkottai on Sunday.Photo: A. Shaikmohideen   Security tightened...

Hindus and even Hindu Gods are not Safe in Tamil Nadu

Even Hindu Gods are not Safe in Tamil Nadu The events witnessed in Tamil Nadu during the last three...