It may be pointed out that there were a large variety of intoxicating drinks, nearly 50 types of them, available in ancient India. The use of alcohol by men was quite common, despite occasional dharmashatric objections in the case of Brahmins; and instances of drinking among women were not rare.
What I found both fascinating and very scary was the extent of their hatred for those who subscribe to faiths that are not Indian in their origin.
Negative portrayal of Hinduism has led to several instances of bullying of Hindu children in classrooms, according to Director of Hindu Education Foundation USA (HEF)
The HAF and its allies may have PR machinery and hundreds of thousands of dollars in their war chest to selectively change textbooks, but they are still on the wrong side of history and humanity.
Utilising the term “South Asia” fails to encompass the breadth, contributions, and historical role of Indian and Hindu civilisation during ancient, medieval, and later time periods.
Amit Shah was speaking at a function here to launch Transcendence, a book written by former president A P J Abdul Kalam.
He said Hindu religion has worked for the benefit of nature, including wildlife, through the scientific way of life.
India will continue to have a Hindu majority by 2050, the study said.
The rise of a new clamour, targeting a new book, is a warning that must be heeded.
The four-member Commission hailed the role played by Hindu residents of Agra and the dist administration.
“We won’t let their population decline from 82 per cent to 42 per cent,” he said.
Advani said his grandmother would ask him to read the ‘Mahabharata’ in parts and not entirely.
The converts would be given instructions to perform rituals according to Hindu religion
District Magistrate Subhash LY said that 2 years ago these people had converted and now they have adopted Hinduism again.
An exhibition in New York explores the sculptural art produced in the earliest kingdoms of Southeast Asia.