Vedic past of Yazidis and their Tamil connection

Yazhidis (or Yazidis) have a strong connection with Hinduism – especially with Tamils (which locals pronounce as Tamizh). Yazh is an ancient music instrument...

How I Started Writing

I am writing this because many times people ask me how I got into writing, especially after having written so many books and articles.

The Norwegian Military Is Fighting Climate Change With Vegetarian Mondays

"It seems that people don't think it's possible to be an iron man as a vegetarian, it seems like they don't think a good soldier can be a vegetarian, but we have a lot of soldiers who are vegetarian, so I know it's possible," says Pal Stenberg, a nutritionist and navy commander who heads up the army's catering division.

Province in Muslim Pakistan passes landmark Hindu marriage bill

by Syed Raza Hassan Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh on Monday became the country’s first region to give its small Hindu minority the right to register...

618 years old Ratha Yatra in Bengal

It was the fourteenth century. Drubananda Brahmachari, a great Bengali sage went to Puri for pilgrimage. He had a desire to offer Lord Jagannath ‘Bhoga’ with his own hand. But the Temple authority prevented him do so. Broken-hearted Drubananda decided to fast until death.

Aurangzeb’s massive campaign of temple destruction

Besides numberless shrines throughout the empire, all the most famous Hindu places of worship now suffered destruction.

4,000 Year Old Vishnu Statue Discovered in Vietnam

A recent news report from Vietnam features an exquisite and very ancient sculpture of Lord Vishnu. According to a press release from the Communist...

Vedic Cosmology – Decoding the 5th Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam

On April 27, 1976, Srila Prabhupada wrote Bhakti Svarupa Damodara Maharaja, "So now all you must carefully study the details of the Fifth Canto and make a working model of the universe. If we can explain the passing seasons, eclipses, phases of the moon, passing of day and night, etc., then it will be very powerful propaganda."

Abdul: The Transcendental Tailor

Abdul Rashid has been steady in his service of dress-making complete with gold embroidery, floral designs and heavy zardosi work for the great deities of Shri Radha Ras Bihari, Shri Gaura-Nitai and Shri Sita-Ram-Laxman-Hanuman located at Juhu in Mumbai, India for the last 35 years.

Christian-Muslim-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish leaders in Nevada unanimously condemn Orlando massacre

by Rajan Zed A multi-faith gathering; containing leaders of Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Baha’i, Native American and Atheist traditions; in Reno (Nevada) today strongly...