(RNS) There’s been no dearth of adult movies about Christian themes, but it’s far less common to see films about Hinduism on the big screen.
Articles tagged “Hindu”
The Hindu festival of lights, or Diwali, is celebrated all over the world with music, dance and fireworks. In Kathmandu, Nepal, it is known as the Tihar festival to the Newar community, who observe the start of their new year 1136 according to the lunar calendar.
(RNS) Four Muslims living in India have been killed by Hindu mobs after they were suspected of either eating beef or slaughtering a cow. What is behind the religious beliefs underpinning these killings? Let us ‘Splain …
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (RNS) See this book? It was in my hotel room here in Malaysia. It’s in hotel rooms around the world. But here, this book is banned if it is written in Malay, the official language of the country’s 30 million people.
(RNS) India’s school policy considers yoga an integral component of physical education. But the court has expressed caution, and is considering arguments that yoga has a religious component.
(RNS) When she signed up on eHarmony, the website asked J. Dana Trent what faiths she’d be open to in a partner. She initially checked Christian and Jewish, and then, on a whim, added other faith traditions. That ended up including Fred Eaker, an American-born Hindu convert.
The FBI will begin tracking a number of religious groups as part of its law enforcement crime-reporting program.
(RNS) With the release of their ninth annual report, members of the Hindu American Foundation are pushing policymakers to take action against international human rights violations directed at Hindus.