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Hindu Tradition

Battle over Sabarimala is purely political, not about religion, gender equality or culture

The controversy over Sabarimala is about the agendas of some who are seeking a political right to enter the temple as if it were a public place, not a special place of worship for a particular community.

Jan 18, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

Hindu temples are targets of systematic oppression by government, courts

Hindu temples are often owned and run by the state, and governments have no problem using temple revenues for things that have nothing to do with temples or Hinduism.

Jan 17, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

Hinduism does not allow conversion by aggression: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Hindu tradition does not allow conversion by means that amount to aggression on an individual's human rights, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said, emphasising that Hinduism is not a religion but a tradition which believes in accepting and respecting all identities.

Aug 03, 2016, 17:56 PM IST

Traditions and rituals making strong comeback in Braj Mandal

Immersion of Durga is the first opportunity, after Ganesh Chaturthi, for hundreds of devotees to line up along the Yamuna in trance and high mood.

Oct 23, 2015, 06:30 AM IST