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Lessons from Indonesia’s Hindu legacy

The country’s official recognition and generally peaceful acceptance of Hinduism contrasts with India’s own problematic record of religious tolerance...

1st World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) Held in Hong Kong

Mauritian Vice-Prime Minister, Hon’ble Anil Kumar Bachoo inaugurated the First World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF), which was held in...

Hong Kong’s Hindu community celebrates Diwali, the festival of lights

Today marks the highlight of the calendar for Hong Kong’s Hindu community as they celebrate Diwali, the festival of...

Celebrating Holi in China

Holi is spring festival celebrated as a festival of colours. It used to a be religious festival of Hindus,...

Hindu Temple Consecrated In Myanmar

MYANMAR, January 30, 2010: Tamils in Myanmar consecrated a renovated Perumaal temple in Yangon on Wednesday morning. Several thousand...

Tamils of Indian Origin in Myanmar

It was startling to suddenly come across this young Tamil woman in a busy market in Yangon (Rangoon) –...

Buddhist Bhutan realises importance of Hinduism

Good news to read in Kuensel this week is the initiation of the Bhutanese government for construction of a Hindu temple...

HAF Partners With UNHCR To Assist Bhutanese Hindus

Washington, D.C. (November 14, 2012) — The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) announced the formation of a partnership with the United...

Citing Taliban strife, Afghan Sikhs and Hindus ask UN for asylum

KABUL — Living in a deeply religious, overwhelmingly Muslim nation, Afghan Sikhs and Hindus have suffered their share of...

Hindus And Sikhs Vanishing From Afghanistan

The murder of Sushmita Banerjee, an Indian Bengali author living in Afghanistan with her Afghan husband, likely underscores the...

Roots of Hinduism

Hinduism is one of the world’s oldest religions. It has complex roots, and involves a vast array of practices...

Hindus – Regional Distribution

Hindus There are about 1 billion Hindus around the world, representing 15% of the global population. Major traditions within...

Glasgow scotches a tale of 1st Sikh councilor​, £3.8m gurudwara

GLASGOW (SCOTLAND): There is much more to Scotland’s oak-barrels producing world’s expensive scotches. Sitting in the cubicles of one...

RSS to Hindus: Adopt a ‘three-child’ norm to prevent ‘population imbalance’

RSS joint general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale said on Saturday that Hindu families should adopt a three-child norm to prevent...

Behind China’s Hindu temples, a forgotten history

In and around Quanzhou, a bustling industrial city, there are shrines that historians believe may have been part of...

Rama Sethu : Burning our Bridges with the Sacred Environment

In Hindu tradition, our entire environment is regarded as sacred and there are specific instances which provide important symbols...

Diwali celebrated with a cause in Australia

MELBOURNE : Celebrating the Hindu festival of lights, an annual Diwali event was held here that attracted thousands of Indians and...

Hope Modi doesn’t give up hardline Hindutva: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

The response among the people to his anointment as BJP’s prime ministerial candidate has been positive and Gujarat Chief...

Australia: Mosque preacher filmed calling for all Hindus and Buddhists to be killed

Detectives are examining the sermon given by Sheikh Sharif Hussein, who has previously been visited by the intelligence services,...