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Dravidian leader or Hindu saint? The politics behind Ammas burial

Dravidian leader or Hindu saint? The politics behind Ammas burial

The Brahmin community in Tamil Nadu is up in arms. Their beloved Amma, J Jayalalithaa, was buried and not cremated, as the Brahmin tradition demands. Hindus burn the body because they believe that the soul should depart free from all attachments to the body., 1 month ago

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Decoding the story behind four faces of Lord Brahma

An actor essaying the role of Lord Brahma in Santoshi Maa (&Tv). Image for representational purpose only Mumbai: In Hinduism names of three Gods also known as Trimurti - Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the preserver) and Maheshwara (the destroyer) ...
 ZeeNews.com1 month ago Dashavatar: 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu  ZeeNews.com1 month ago

VedicBrahman: India's first startup to provide Brahmans from Varanasi to perform Hindu rituals

Religious people are more satisfied with their lives than nonbelievers, many researchers have shown that. People who believe in religion also believe in rituals, right rituals done the right way. After all what do we wish when we pray? A long ...
 Business Insider India1 month ago

Why are UK Hindus against a caste law?

India's caste system is thought to be among the world's oldest surviving forms of social stratification. However, some British Asians say they still experience discrimination due to their caste. So, why are so many Hindu bodies in the UK opposed to ...
 BBC2 days ago India's Caste System, Social Inequality and Demonetization  Global Research1 week ago Caste Supremacists Oppose Anti-Caste Legislation in Britain  Milli Gazette1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Anupam Kher's ode to the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits

Kher, who is a Kashmiri Brahmin himself, said Pandits have suffered for many years in silence but "these voices will not be silent anymore". Phailega phailega humara maun Samundra mein pani ki namak ki tarah The above lines are from a ...
 Tehelka3 days ago Kashmiri Pandits exodus: What happened on January 19, 1990  India.com3 days ago J&K Assembly passes resolution for return of Kashmiri Pandits to Valley  Deccan Chronicle3 days ago

The manual scavengers of India whose tasks include removing human excrement by hand

The practice reinforces the deeply ingrained Hindu trope that 167 million Indians are untouchable, or innately polluted from birth Each night across India, people known as Dalit or "oppressed" prepare for their daily task removing human excrement ...
 Irish Times3 days ago
Deccan Chronicle

Marrying a purohit fetches Rs 1 lakh in Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam: Brahmin boys who chose to turn purohits and Veda pandits seem to have landed in a tricky situation. In the age of hi-tech IT and software jobs that offer wealthy pay cheques, they are finding it difficult to find a girl willing to ...
 Deccan Chronicle3 days ago

Caste divide

The UK Hindus divided over caste By Vishva Samani & Athar Ahmad BBC Asian Network 18 January 2017 From the section England Image copyright Image caption The caste system originates in India but many British Asians say they suffer caste ...
 BBC4 days ago

Sea, Sand, Shacks and…

A culinary initiative now adds a fourth S to Goa — the hereditary food of the Saraswat Brahmins. Away from the beaches of Goa, where chefs heap trays with lip-smacking prawns, crabs and other seafood for holiday crowds, the ancestral food of a ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
DNA India

VHP opposes marriage using conversion bogy

Bhopal: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists opposed marriage of a couple on the ground that they had converted to Christianity but officials registered it saying the argument had no legal standing. VHP activists in Bhopal opposed registering ...
 UCAN India2 weeks ago MP: VHP tries to foil man's wedding because he played at church event  DNA India2 weeks ago VHP activists oppose marriage of youth who performed at church event  Indian Express2 weeks ago
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