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New temples and mosques are to be seen in every nook and corner of the country. I was recently in some rural parts of Telangana, and noticed that even small villages now have two or three temples, when very clearly one could do. This is not just because of the wide choices of gods available to ...
Other items included a plastic statue of the Hindu god Vishnu, a cheese grater, and a human tooth in a box. Aside from the bizarre items, Cindy Zipf of Clean Ocean Action said Thursday most of the trash consisted of plastics, which can kill fish and animals that swallow it. "An emaciated sperm ... doll New Jersey

National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq took notice of the image shared on social media that depicted Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf (PTI) chairman Khan as the Hindu god. The Hindu MPs have said the caricature was first posted on social media by supporters of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif's PML-N party.
The directive came yesterday after a picture of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan depicted as a Hindu god was doing the rounds on ... The issue was raised by Ramesh Lal who presented an example of the blasphemous content -- a picture of a Hindu deity with Imran's face, the report said. Hindus religious
Islamabad: A photo of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, the chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), 'depicted' as the Hindu god Lord Shiva has reportedly gone viral on social media, triggering outrage among the Hindu community in Pakistan, with the matter also reportedly causing an uproar in ...
A picture of Pakistan Tehreek-i- Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan depicted as a Hindu god has been doing the rounds on social media in what is also ... The issue was raised as a point of order by Ramesh Lal who presented an example of the blasphemous content -- a picture of a Hindu deity with the ...

Ambedkar was born a Dalit, and he saw the Buddha as a radical social reformer who created an outlet from the rigid Hindu caste system. ... course of Indian history, Buddhism has been uneasily absorbed into the Hindu fold, with some arguing that Buddha was really an incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu.
In Hinduism, Lord Ganesh is worshipped as god of wisdom and remover of obstacles and is invoked before the beginning of any major undertaking. On Tuesday afternoon the "Ganesh Throw Pillow," was listed as "out of stock," on the Kohls.com website. "Kohl's has removed the product in question from ...
A perfect example of Muslim architecture, save for the fact that there were figures of Hindu deities inside and the wall around the tomb had swastikas ... In some regards it is more heterodox than more fundamentalist trends in Islam; it stresses a more personal relation between a believer and God (and thus ...
Hanuman doesn't play much of a role in the Black Panther film or comics, but the deity is featured prominently throughout the Hindu epic poem Ramayana, a fundamental text that informs much of Indian society both culturally and religiously. In one story within the Ramayana, Hanuman (a monkey deity, not ...
As is true of many Hindu festivals, Holi is associated with a number of different spiritual texts and traditions that vary from region to region in India. For some, Holi is a day to remember the divine couple, Radha and Krishna, or the love and sacrifice of the Hindu god Kama. Others think of the faithfulness of ...
Holi is the Hindu spring festival of colours. In Barsana and ... During the first day of the festival, the women of Barsana, the birth place of Hindu Goddess Radha, beat the men from Nandagaon, the hometown of Hindu God Krishna, with wooden sticks in response to their efforts to drench them with colours.
New Delhi: Two people were arrested in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UP chief minister Adityanath, and Hindu gods in a video posted on social media five days ago, the police said on Sunday. A case was registered against four ...
The accused has been identified as Goldy Sharma, a resident of Ramsarra village. According to sources, the situation turned tense in Rampura, when a person placed idols of Hindu deities near garbage and when local residents tried to prevent him from doing so he broke the idols and thrown them in the ...
In an epic fail of political correctness, Indian censors bleeped out a word specifically put into "Black Panther" to cater to fans in India. Among the religious beings mentioned in the new Marvel movie is Hanuman, the name of an Indian deity which filmmakers used for a god known only as the "ape god" in the ...
A US-based Hindu group is upset over reported parading of Hindu deities during the world's largest carnival in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) in February, calling it highly inappropriate. According to reports, performers dressed as Lord Ganesha and other Hindu deities danced as a part of the carnival in the Rio ...
I am a moderate Hindu who does not go to temples, whose beliefs are shaky, but I still get hurt when they mock my Gods. ... TheWire's editor went in a cab, in North India, there was a cliche driver, the Hindus were celebrating their festival rather violently, she got scared and called our God a militant. Do ...

BALLIA: An FIR has been lodged against four persons for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Hindu Gods, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief ... The accused had recently posted a video on Facebook and WhatsApp in which derogatory remarks were made against Hindu Gods, the Prime ...
Inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts for commercial or other agenda was not okay as it hurt the devotees. Zed, who is ... In Hinduism, Lord Ganesha is worshiped as god of wisdom and remover of obstacles and is invoked before the beginning of any major undertaking. There are about three ...
They spread the lie that I disrespected Hindu Gods and that I exhorted people to destroy temples and build toilets. The audio clips of my speech at the library anniversary event are now available. I spoke there on how children should be made to read the Bible, Quran, Bhagwad gita, Communist manifesto ...
During celebrations on India's Republic Day on Jan 26, a clash broke out between Hindus and Muslims in the city of Kasganj. ... started abusing us, saying, 'If you want to live in Hindustan, you must chant 'Hail Sita and Ram',” Mr Arafeen said, using another name for India and referring to two Hindu gods.
Back in 2015, during Narendra Modi's first visit to the UAE, the government had allocated land in Abu Dhabi for its first Hindu temple. The 20,000 sq m complex will come up in Al Wathba, 30 minutes away from the city. Reports suggest that the temple will include idols of Lord Krishna, Lord Maheshwara, ...
The Vice President reached here on Friday on a chopper and offered special prayers to tribal deities. He presented silk and yellow coloured sarees to Sammakka and Sarakka respectively. Following the customs, he also offered his weight in jaggery. The tribals consider jaggery as gold and offer it to the ...
In the 1960s many Americans may have only known Hinduism through meditation, but the story of this country's relationship with Hinduism is much longer ... as the heavens above us, embracing the best in all religions, as the ultimate universal religion—charity to all mankind, good works for the love of God.
AGRA | FIROZABAD: Eight men were booked on Thursday late night for provocation and insulting 'Hindu god' on Facebook, post Kasganj clash to trigger ... their location in Pune, Delhi, Firozabad and other places, were continuously posting provocating, insulting and abusive words against Hindu gods.".
Devoted worshippers pierce their skin with metal rods and painful looking barbs as a sign of sacrifice to their Hindu god. Hindus in ... Thousands of Indian devotees congregated for a procession to the Batu Caves Batumalai Sri Muruga Perumaan Temple, which is dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Murugan.
Also, all the poses represent Hindu deities, he says, so it's the same as worshipping Hinduism. Naturally, yoga practitioners across the Twitterverse, Christian and pagan, took exception to the news that they would be going to hell for their blasphemous Downward Dog and Seated Forward Fold poses.
The event is one of the main Hindu celebrations in Malaysia and the biggest festival in the world dedicated to the Hindu god Murugan. According to Hindu mythology, Murugan, the god of courage, wealth and wisdom, defeated the demons using a spear named Vel, thus saving humanity. Hindu devotees ...
2011-12 || Pranab Mukherjee invoked the name of two Hindu deities in budget speech seeking their blessings for two unknown events that could affect the economy. Whose name did he invoke? Ans: Lord Indra, praying for timely and plentiful monsoon rains, and Goddess Lakshmi for a bountiful harvest.
Thousands of devout Hindus converged at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday to celebrate Thaipusam Festival. The festival, which is celebrated in honour of Hindu god Lord Murugan, is an annual procession by devotees seeking blessings, fulfilling vows and offering thanks. In pic: A Hindu ...
A bus carrying Hindu pilgrims plunged into a river in western India after smashing through a bridge railing, killing 13 and injuring another three, police have ... The victims belonged to three families who were returning home after visiting a temple of Ganesha, an elephant-headed Hindu deity worshipped by ...
Not all are inclined to have bhakti, and while some may not have full faith in God, they may still engage in acts of worship as a matter of routine without much ... sang his soulful hymns while seated in meditation under the tree, while others visited temples and were moved to ecstasy on beholding the deities.
Devotees offer water, milk, dhatura, bhaang, akwan flowers to Shiva's idol or Shivalinga and worship the Hindu God of destruction. Shiva is considered ... According to a legend in the Shiva Purana, two of the triads of Hindu Gods, Brahma and Vishnu, were fighting to establish who's superior between the two. Horrified at the ...
A Dalit youth was thrashed and forced to chant "Jai Mata Di" in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar after he allegedly torn posters of Hindu Gods and replaced them with pictures of BR Ambedkar outside Dalit houses in Purkazi area. A video of three men beating him with sticks, hurling abuses and kicking him ...
In the last few days, anyone who's been following Ram Gopal Varma on social media would have spotted him and Mia Malkova, who headlines his new series, making their mutual admiration club obvious. Unveiling details about the new project titled God, Sex and Truth , Varma mentions in a statement ...
An Indian pastor says he was attacked by Hindu extremists who dragged him out onto the streets, beat him, and threatened to kill him unless he renounced Jesus Christ for a Hindu monkey deity. "In those moments when they were kicking and beating me, I felt that even if I die now, the Lord will make the ...
The presiding deity at the Malikappuram Devi temple was taken out in a customary ceremonial procession to the holy Pathinettampady (18-steps) after the deeparadhana on Monday evening. This customary procession held in the evening as part of the Makaravilakku festival will conclude with the ...
However, two Chennai filmmakers, Naresh Nil and Bhardwaj Sundar have decided to reverse it and re-imagined our Gods and Goddesses as 'dark-skinned' deities instead. On their Facebook page, they have stated their clear purpose behind it. By depicting Gods we revere as dark-skinned, this initiative ...
“The activists were demanding that they perform a Hindu ritual inside the premises,” he told Crux. Aarti is a Hindu religious ritual to a deity involving the burning of a special candle, accompanied by songs of praise. Bharat Mata is an Hindu “mother goddess” which is the personification of the nation of India, ...
Accused Vinay Kumar had created a Facebook page depicting Hindu Gods and describing them in highly abusive language, on which one user, Gopi Krishna, filed a complaint to take necessary action against him. A mail was sent to Facebook authorities with a requisition to share the IP details in order to ...
Siddhars are realised souls with intuitive knowledge and jnana as well with the powers of yoga siddhi that is attained through tremendous effort. They are one with Siva and His experience at all times, though living on this earth. Such an extraordinarily endowed yogi is Tirumoolar, who has bequeathed the ...
A self-styled 'god-man' was arrested and six minor girls rescued from his ashram built allegedly on an encroached land of the gram sabha in Bhadohi district of Uttar Pradesh, the police said on Tuesday. The police pulled down the ashram on Monday and got freed the land encroached by 'god-man' ...
“If a person intends to build a temple for a deity, he should ensure that such construction is an authorised one. A devout person will not raise an unauthorised construction leaving it open to the authorities to raze it to the ground. People construct temples on roadside, mostly by encroaching public land, only ...
The BJP in the state has now accused Sreekumar of insulting Hindu gods in a speech he delivered in Kollam on Monday night. Sreekumar had addressed a gathering while taking part in an event organised by a library, which is said to have provoked the right-wing. BJP's district committee member S ...
The Election Commission had on Friday recommended disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for holding office of profit as Parliamentary Secretaries, giving its opinion to the President on a complaint by advocate Prashant Patel, a member of the Hindu Legal Cell, in June 2015, who petitioned then President ...
Video: Why Buddhists in Japan have been praying to Hindu gods as well for many centuries. Deities such as Lakshmi, Saraswati, Ganesha and Kubera have melted into Japanese culture with different names and characteristics. by Ramakrishnan M. Published Jan 22, 2018 · 05:39 pm. Play. Editor: Sujit Lad | Design: Shruti ...
In India where light skin is coveted, a new campaign is re-imagining popular Hindu gods and goddesses with a darker skin, writes the BBC's Geeta ... In a culture obsessed with fairness, Mr Sundar points out that even Krishna, who is described as a dark-skinned god in the scriptures, is often shown as fair.
Makara Sankranti (also known as Makar Sakranti or Sankranthi) is a mid-winter Hindu festival of India and Nepal. The festival ... The God, Surya is also an epithet for the Hindu Gods Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. Surya is the ... Surya as a deity is also found in the arts and literature of Buddhism and Jainism.
The Hindu Munnani has filed a complaint with Chennai Police Commissioner against the DMK leader for her remarks on Tirupathi Venkatachalalpathy. In the World Atheist Conference in Trichy over three days back, Kanimozhi describes her visit to the Tirupathi temple, a famous destination for Hindus ...
Three Nepalese Christians who shared Christian materials in Shahjahanpur city in India have been arrested and sent to jail after some locals accused them of spreading Christianity and insulting Hindu gods. The Times of India identified the accused on Thursday as Indra Bahadur Tamad, Shukra Rai and ...


 

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