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17 Dec 2021 1:59 am
Hindu Swastika Exhibits Tolerance, Fortune andAuspiciousness

Despite being stigmatized as a Nazi emblem of anti-Semitism, hate and violence, Swastika, the worlds most recognized sign, represents an auspicious and sacred symbol in Hinduism. The Swastika, derived from the Sanskrit word svastika, means lucky. Swastikas geometric pattern of Swastika has its origin over 10,000 years ago in the Indus Valley Civilization. It got... Read More

14 Nov 2021 2:33 am
How one atheist laid the foundation of contemporary Hindunationalism

Saba Sattar, The Institute of World Politics Indias position as a secular nation is under threat. Under Prime Minister Narendra Modis pro-Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, the countrys 200 million Muslim minority population has been increasingly targeted. Over the past few years, so-called cow vigilante groups have attacked Muslims for consuming beef, an act that... Read More

10 Nov 2021 6:18 am
The many stories of Diwali share a common theme of triumph ofjustice

Natasha Mikles, Texas State University Sometimes called the Indian festival of lights, Diwali is arguably the most important holiday of the year for South Asian families. The festival, which is observed by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, lasts five days in its entirety. Traditionally the third day is considered the most important. During this day, families... Read More

4 Nov 2021 6:34 am

(Warning: 992 words to step on this reading. Only 5 mts. read) What is ego? It is the nature of a persons attitude and expression of opinion where I, me or mine dominates. What I want, what satisfies me, or it is mine, all these simple assertions exhibit ego or self-interest. Ego means I. In... Read More

18 Oct 2021 12:29 am