January 29, 2023 8:42 am
Julia Roberts first spoke about being a practicing Hindu who goes to temple to 'chant, pray, celebrate' in 2011.
January 08, 2023 10:56 am
As the 'Besharam Rang' controversy continues and a Congress leader comments on Yogi Adityanath’s saffron robes, a look at the enduring significance of Bhagwa in the Hindu religion and culture.
October 13, 2022 11:30 am
Discussion of Hinduism requires greater theological imagination, philosophical and historical subtlety
August 25, 2022 8:04 pm
Despite its association for centuries with the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain religions, many in Europe and America see the swastika only as the defining symbol of Adolf Hitler's Nazi ideology. What is the new California law on the swastika?
August 01, 2022 9:41 am
Many followers of Hinduism wear dreadlocks as a physical sign of their faith as they believe that such hair is sacred.
June 21, 2022 9:58 am
As one of the world’s foremost scholars of Hinduism, Sanskrit and mythology, Wendy Doniger has also found herself at the centre of contentious debates on the politics of knowledge, the study of religion, the insider-outsider readings of texts and traditions. Her book The Hindus: An Alternative History had to be withdrawn after a campaign against it in India in 2014.
April 26, 2022 10:49 pm
Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: The new Hinduism is about widespread acceptance of vile prejudice, alignment of state with majoritarian power, contempt for rights, glorification of violence
April 02, 2022 8:48 am
Menaka Guruswamy writes: It lies in the easy confidence of the many ways of faith within
March 31, 2022 8:20 pm
Committee suggests removal of part of a chapter from Class 8 textbook
December 27, 2021 4:08 pm
🔴 T M Krishna writes: Our present struggle is not a confrontation between the vile Hindutva-vadi and the tolerant Hindu. Our situation is far more precarious because these two personas exist within each one of us