(RNS) The founder of the online giant has done remarkable things, but showing him as Lord Vishnu — and in an article about the “conquest” of India — was too much for some Hindus.
Articles tagged “Hinduism”
Siddhartha Dhar, who left Britain for Syria while on police bail, has been identified by media as the spokesman in the terrorist organization’s latest film.
(RNS) As India grapples with gay rights, theologians and historians often disagree on whether homosexuality is compatible with Hinduism.
(RNS) In one minute, the April 25 earthquake in Nepal toppled, destroyed and damaged a millennium of religious history. This ‘Splainer looks at the damaged sites and their religious and historical significance.
(RNS) A new study of Twitter finds that atheists — among the smallest populations in the U.S. — are the most prolific tweeters.
PUNE, India (RNS) I had no idea whether I was ready for the Osho International Meditation Resort. But chanting a name other than the divine ones I believe in felt wrong.
(RNS) While the offended Hindu group has many objections to Wendy Doniger’s book, one of the main ones, according to Time magazine, is “the juxtaposition of sex and Hinduism.”
(RNS) Congress will become a shade more religiously diverse this January, after Tuesday’s election of the first Hindu representative and first Buddhist senator. By Daniel Burke.
BAY CITY, Mich. (RNS) A man who assaulted two men because he thought they were Muslims and was then ordered to write a report on the cultural contributions of Islam has a new assignment — to write a report on the history of Hinduism. By Cole Waterman.