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US concerned about status of minorities in Pak: Ambassador

WASHINGTON(TIP): The United States is concerned about the status of minorities in Pakistan, particularly the harshness of its persecution atmosphere and the number of people getting killed, US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom […]

World

Derogatory statements about Hinduism

You might cringe when someone makes an idiotic remark about Hinduism and Hindu practices. A majority of Indian Muslims will never make a negative statement about Hindus or Hinduism. Indeed, they will defend it as […]

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Indian Origin Hindu Priest brutally attacked; Incident widely condemned

NEW YORK(TIP): Indian diplomats, US lawmakers  and  Community leaders in one voice condemned the brutal attack on a Hindu priest in New York City’s Borough of Queens in open daylight. According to available reports, around […]

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ARRANT RELIGIOUS BIGOTRY AND DISGUISED RACISM NOW SEEM ALIVE AND WELL IN THE US SUPREME COURT (SCOTUS)

EXECUTED MUSLIM DENIED LAST RITES BY MULLAH Looks like the halcyon days of Supreme Court justices like William J. Brennan Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Earl Warren, Potter Stewart, William O Douglas, Felix Frankfurter are permanently over, […]

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When Guru Nanak Appeared on the World Scene

Guru Nanak is the Founder of Sikhism, the youngest and the fifth  largest religion of the world, with a following of around 25  million worldwide. It is  a monotheistic faith founded in the Punjab region […]

Misc

Kartik Purnima 2018: Date, Significance, Pooja Rituals and Prasad

Hindus across the country will celebrate Kartik Purnima on 23rd November, 2018. Kartik is the eighth lunar month as per the Hindu calendar and is considered the holiest month among all lunar months. This auspicious […]

United States

Manduka halts production of Lord Ganesh yoga towels after Hindu protest

NEVADA(TIP): Global yoga gear company Manduka, headquartered in El Segundo (California), has announced not to produce yoga towels carrying reimagined images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh, which Hindus objected calling these “highly inappropriate”. Taylor of […]

Spirituality

550 Saal Guru Nanak de Naal: Celebration, reaffirmation

As Guru Nanak’s teachings stand out for their relevance in the present times of divisive turmoil even 550 years after his birth, one’s head bows with humility to the Guru’s deep insight into the right […]

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550 Years of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the Founder of Sikhism

Guru Nanak Dev Ji(1469-1539),is the Founder of Sikhism, the youngest and the fifth largest religion of the world, with a following of around 25  million worldwide. It is  a monotheistic faith founded in the Punjab region […]

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A Nationalism That’s Anti-National

What the RSS needs is an exposure to Indian culture and a deeper understanding of Hinduism itself “The RSS was among the few organizations in independent India that refused to honor some of the key […]

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A fraught timeline: on Ayodhya title suit

The Supreme Court’s refusal to refer some questions of law in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute to a seven-judge Bench has one immediate consequence: it could expedite the final hearing in the appeals against the […]

India

Ayodhya dispute: SC declines to refer to larger bench whether mosque is integral to Islam

Hindu groups hail Supreme Court verdict.   ‘High-powered’ saints’ panel to decide future action on Oct 5 NEW DELHI(TIP):  Hindu groups welcomed, September 28, the Supreme Court decision refusing to refer to a larger Bench its […]

United States

American Hindus Plan to Celebrate 125th Anniversary of Vivekananda’s Chicago Speech in 100 US Cities

CHICAGO, IL(TIP):  The United States Hindu Alliance (USHA), a national Hindu advocacy organization, announced a one year 100 city celebration of the 125th anniversary of the historic speech of Swami Vivekananda on September 11, 1893 […]

United States

Indian Politician, Diplomat & Author to Launch Two Books at DIAC Literary Event

DALLAS, TX(TIP): Dallas Indian Arts Collective (DIAC), in partnership with Teamwork Arts, proudly presents a Fireside Chat with Indian politician, diplomat and author, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, from 6:30 to 8 […]

United States

WORLD HINDU CONGRESS SET TO WELCOME MORE THAN 2,500 DELEGATES FOR 2018 CONFERENCE

Vice President of the Republic of India to Commemorate 125th Anniversary of the Landmark Parliament of Religions Speech in Special Ceremony Manu Shah CHICAGO, IL(TIP):  The World Hindu Congress (WHC) announced, September 5, that attendance goals […]

United States

11th Bhavanjali Mahotsav – A Grand Celebration in Dallas, TX

Grand celebration by Saints and devotees; Blessings to all the devotees by the saints Noteworthy seva by women devotees; Devotees around the globe rejoiced DALLAS, TX(TIP): Around the time when India became an independent nation, […]

United States

Ambitious International Centre for Sikh Studies set to open in New Delhi early next year

NEW YORK CITY(TIP):  With a view to reaching out to the world the message of the Sikh Gurus, an ambitious international center being built in the heart of New Delhi, the Indian capital, aims to […]

United States

Foundation Stone-laying ceremony of the New Haridham Mandir in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL(TIP): Temple is a divine and majestic place of pilgrimage, where life unites with ‘Jagadish’ – the divine ruler of this world. It is a place, where devotees unify with their daitee, where soul […]

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The freedom to differ

Space for a rational and responsible debate on ideas and religion is shrinking “I can understand that my advocacies and interventions are provocative to the Parivar.  But the hallmark of the democratic mindset is the […]

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Whitewashing India’s Religious Freedom

Make no mistake about it; Hinduism is a religion of peace like all other religions. The problem is not between people of faith, but the radicals. India has an impeccable history of welcoming the stranger […]

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Questions of faith at Ayodhya

We need to carefully understand the issues before the Supreme Court This refers to A. Faizur Rahman’s article “The essentiality of mosques” (The Hindu, August 7, 2018). He says that the Supreme Court needs to […]

India

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) demands citizenship rights for Afghan Sikhs and Hindus

NEW DELHI(TIP): The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday, August 2, urged the central government to grant full citizenship rights to the minority Hindu and Sikh immigrants from Afghanistan who have been forced to flee […]

United States

Historic celebration marks 25th anniversary of Jain Temple in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL (TIP): The Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago (JSMC), Bartlett Illinois, celebrated a milestone – the 25th Anniversary of its temple, with great enthusiasm, color and pride, from June 22 to July 1, 2018 […]

United States

Schools to stay closed in 7 districts of New York state on Diwali day

NEW YORK(TIP): Seven school districts in New York state will reportedly stay closed on November seven, the day of most popular Hindu festival Diwali; while another one has announced “student recess” on November seven. Schools […]

United States

The Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago (JSMC) plans grand celebration of the 25th Anniversary of temple

CHICAGO, IL(TIP): A Media conference was held by Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago (JSMC) on Saturday, June 2 at JSMC temple, 435 N Route 59, Bartlett, IL 60103 The Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago (JSMC), […]