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Himalayan Floods: Warning Shot or Prelude to a Perilous Future?

Kusum Vyas On June 16th, the world watched in horror as flash floods and landslides upended thousands of lives in India’s Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. Untold numbers were swept away, buried or died in collapsed, flooded buildings. The catastrophe transformed … Continue reading

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Interfaith Marriage: What Young Dharmists Should Know, by Dr. Dilip Amin

Introduction by Stephen Knapp: I want to thank Dr. Dilip Amin for putting this thoughtful information together. Interfaith marriages are becoming an increasingly important topic among Dharmic parents. Personally, when it comes to interfaith marriages, I have seen only a … Continue reading

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Persecution of Malaysian Hindus – a presentation by Waytha Moorthy

Wyatha Moorthy

Introduction of Waytha Moorthy Waytha Moorthy Ponnusamy sometimes spelt Waythamoorthy (born 16 July 1966) is a Malaysian lawyer of Tamil origin who is currently a member of the HINDRAF (Hindu Rights Action Force ) campaign to fight discrimination against Malaysian … Continue reading

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Does your Hindu temple do this?

Offering unripe fruits (e.g. bananas), Pizza, Donuts other fast foods as prasād (Sacrament) The Hindu Temple does not offer the Sāttvik prasad to the God which is prepared by devotee with all bhāv Priests attending the cell phone calls in front of … Continue reading

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False history of India : A comment by Stephen Knapp

by Stephen Knapp Now that India has been free for a number of decades from British rule, researchers, historians, and archeologists can all begin to take a new look at the true history of India. We can have a more … Continue reading

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The Changing Landscape of Hindus in America : A Survey of Interfaith Marriages

This interfaith marriage survey shows that at least a third of new generation of Dharmics (Hindus, Jains and Sikhs) choose Abrahamics (Christians, Jews and Muslims) life mate in America. The landmark 2008 Pew Forum survey found that only 10% of … Continue reading

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Let’s all be Hindu Fundamentalists – By Maria Wirth

Maria Wirth

In the following article I point out the fundamental difference in the fundamentals of Christianity and Islam on one side and Hinduism on the other, which from my experience, many Hindus seem to overlook in discussions about religious fundamentalists. The … Continue reading

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Shree Ganesh Chaturthi malpractices – Outside India

1. History of the public celebration of Shree Ganēsh Chaturthī In 1894, the great Indian freedom fighter, Lokmanya Tilak himself placed an idol of Shree Ganesh in Vinchurkar Wada, Maharashtra, India and began this practice. 2. Lokmanya Tilak’s idea behind starting the … Continue reading

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General state of Hindu temples in USA

Recently on the Rajiv Malhotra discussion group, Shri. Rajiv Malhotra started a thread ‘How lack of “Hindu hierarchy” gets used by the other side’. Here we will see some excerpts from the discussion on this thread that shed light on … Continue reading

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Why it is necessary to stop denigration of Hindu Gods (deities) ?

FHA received following e-mail raising concerns on protest drives initiated by FHA and Hindujagruti.org website. Hindu scholar of Geeta Mandir, Dr. Sanjay Mehrotra responded to the e-mail. We are giving excerpt of e-mail communication for our reader’s study. E-mail: I … Continue reading

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