The Ramakrishna Centre of South Africa, Ladysmith Sub-Centre, is offering a course Hinduism for children every Thursday from 5.30pm to 6.45pm and the classes are held at the Ramakrishna Shrine in Agra Road as per a report in a newspaper ‘ladysmithgazette.co.za.’ Teachers well-versed in Hinduism are teaching kids belonging to pre-primary to Grade 12 and […]
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South African Hindus left aghast after Hindu woman is accused of witchcraft
South African Hindus were left aghast after a Northdale Hospital manager was accused of practicing witchcraft through her Hindu God pratimas (murtis) which she kept in her work locker. It is not clear whether the woman in question is of African origin but some reports suggest that she is a citizen of the country. The […]
Hinduphobia: Durban man calls Hindus ‘idol worshippers’
Hinduphobia is rising in different parts of the world. Dawie Kriel a Durban man ranted against Hindus for using firecrackers during Diwali festival in an epic rant that has the Hindu community angry. In his comments, laced with religious undertones, he called the Hindus ‘idol worshippers’ and ‘devil disciples.’ He also said that the Hindus should […]
Cricket At Its Best: 624 Not Out Till Date!
Exactly 10 years ago, we witnessed the colossal 3rd wicket partnership between Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara that flourished at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo. It was truly a classic old school batting display. When I say ‘old school’, I categorically mean text book batting. No rash shots, no mistimed hits, and no lucky […]