Applicants for student and work visas to the United States and other countries pray at this temple ahead of their appointments with consular officers.
despite the renovations, a striking amalgam of different cultures and religions is in full play at the grand old mosque.
Traditions and inhibitions are roadblocks to eating habits and most fast-food chains say they respect the sentiments.
The assimilation of Indian elements in music, poetry, dance, architecture was common in the Shia courts and Sufi shrines.
Notwithstanding their dwindling numbers, the Anglo-Indians have hung on to their traditional rituals, which set them apart from other Christians.
Promoting human values, non-violence and religious harmony are his commitments, say aides of the Dalai Lama.
Branded traditional Indian sweets have not only managed to hold on to their own but have witnessed a steady rise in sales due to an expanding market
A Supreme Court ruling is likely to open the floodgates to the reintroduction of Christian prayers in public forums, perhaps in far more discriminatory and coercive forms than was the case in Greece, NY.
Vienna came alive with the colors of Holi.
Having dared to think out-of- the-box, a brave new breed of publishers have revamped the modern Indian comics by adding a zing to flat storytelling and zoomed in on lesser- known aspects of Indian mythologies, making new pop-culture icons out of age-old characters.
Online and social media help NRIs hold on to tradition.
Gurunanak Darbar is a heady mix of spirituality, tradition, modernity, opulence and the determination of a man.
From translation screens to air conditioning,gurdwaras are embracing technology.
Dahibhavkar said that setting the height limit was a unanimous decision of representatives of all Ganeshotsav committees, social and public figures, artists and idol-makers.
The attempt to classify the Gita as extremist and ban its distribution in Siberia had triggered an uproar among Hindus worldwide.
Over the past one year, Shruti has been updating her brother’s profile - even accepting friend requests on his behalf — as if he were still alive.
New York’s Jamaica Bay has become a sacred pilgrimage spot for Hindus in Queens. On Fridays and Sundays scores of Hindu devotees descend on the beaches of North Channel Bridge, as well as Ferry Point Park and Rockaways, from dawn to dusk to pray and cast offerings into the bay, which many liken to the sacred Indian river Ganges.
A Russian court has dismissed a petition to ban the Bhagvad Gita as extremist.
Hindus conceive of creation as part of an ongoing cycle of creation and destruction, with our current universe forming several billions of years ago, and God manifesting along the spectrum of evolutionary speciation when necessary.
A writ petition against the Jain practice of fasting-unto-death could finally force the Indian judiciary’s hand on the legality of religious suicides.
Kumortuli is India's potter street.
A celebration in many languages, many cuisines, many traditions ...
Tom Cruise's faith discovers an Indian audience
A copywriter harnasses the forces of spirituality in her craft.
An award-winning book on Ganesa by an Emory University professor has factual inaccuracies in its claims on the Puranas, the ancient Hindu texts.
When Yama Comes Calling
The university is not an ashram; it is a location of critical and appreciative study of many religions: their texts, histories, practices, art, and politics.
Questioning the accuracy and objectivity of research on Hinduism at U.S. universities.
Indian business executives who integrate spirituality into their leadership practices.
In the shadow of Saraswati
Hinduism Treated Unequally In California Textbooks