Myanmarese Hindus continue to face more hardships. Radio Free Asia has reported that now more than “60 houses in a predominantly Hindu village in the Maungdaw district of Myanmar’s Rakhine state were gutted by fire on Thursday” This is being called an act of negligence. Radio Free Asia has quoted a Hindu social worker named Ni […]
Sri Reddy is as great as King Ashoka
Sri Reddy, who was recently asked to vacate house after her stripping act in public, has found a major supporter in director Ram Gopal Varma. The director had praised the starlet after her strip saying that Sri Reddy has become a national celebrity and that people in Mumbai, who don’t even know Pawan Kalyan are […]
Buddhist Sri Lankan Minister denied entry into a Hindu Temple?
It may come as a rude shock to Indians that now, even a senior raking minister from Sri Lanka, that too a Buddhist, has been denied entry into Hindu the 11th Century Lingaraja (Shiva) Hindu Temple in Bhubaneswar. The Sri Lankan Minister of Buddhist Affairs, Gamini Jayawickrama Perera, was denied the entry and he told Press, […]
Why Union Territory status with legislation for Ladakh?
Ladakh Buddhist Association is one of the most important Buddhist bodies in Ladakh and its youth wing has made an appeal to Indians. The appeal has been produced without any changes: An appeal to the biker community, travelers to Ladakh region and to the citizen of India. Please spread this message to every Indian citizen. […]
Sri Lanka: Muslim-Buddhist clashes intensify, emergency announced
Sri Lanka has declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days on Tuesday to put an end to the violent communal violence which erupted between Muslim and Buddhist community. The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) condemned the current violence and said it (violence) has claimed the life of Abdul Basith, a youth from Teldeniya […]
Buddhists clash with Muslims in Sri Lanka, Mosque damaged
In Sri Lanka, Buddhists and Muslims relations are under renewed strain. The two religious groups, which have been at loggerheads due to the issue of Rohingya persecution in Myanmar, have now clashed for an unknown reason in eastern Sri Lanka’s Ampara. At least 5 people have been injured, while a Mosque and several shops have […]
First ever Lord Parshuram statue is coming up in this state but that’s not all!
Chief Minister of Sikkim Pawan Chamling has laid the foundation stone of the Parshuram Dham at Barang, Lower Tumin, East Sikkim on 8th February 2018. On the Occasion, Chief Minister said that when completed, it will be the first and the only statue of Lord Parshuram in the country. The Chief Minister was accompanied by Minister […]
Hinduism registers strong growth in Australia in latest population survey!
Hinduism grew by 60% in Australia during 2011-2016, raising the numbers of Hindus to 440,300; according to an Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) release referring to 2016 Census of Population and Housing. It was now the fourth largest religion in Australia after Christianity, Islam and Buddhism. Median age of Australian Hindus is 31, 92% live […]
Sri Lanka: Nandi flag hoisted to fend off missionaries
Sri Lanka is seeing a widespread discontent over the way some religious missionaries are going about targeting Tamil Hindu houses for conversions. To warn the missionaries, a Nandi flag was hoisted by the Sri Lankan Hindu group ‘Siva Senai’s founder, M K Sachithananthan and his companions. Siva Senai was formed last year in Sri Lanka […]
No country has given Hinduism “official” or “preferred” religion status
Although over 80 countries have either an “official religion” or “preferred religion”, but Hinduism is not an official or preferred religion in any country of the world, according to a Pew Research Center report published on October three. Islam, Christianity, Buddhism is the “official state religion” in 27, 13 and two countries; and “preferred/favored religion” […]