Category Archive for: ‘Religion’

  • Manav Mandir

    Manav Mandir Presents Indiafest Celebrating 25 Years

    The Indiafest team invites you to join us in ringing in one of our county’s favorite annual festival as we prepare for its Silver Jubilee celebration on Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6, 2022 in Wickham Park – 2500 Parkway Dr. Melbourne 32935. Indiafest …

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    Why I am against Conversion

    By Maria Wirth In 1999, the Pope declared in Mumbai that in the 21st century the cross will be planted in Asia. Strangely, there was not much objection in the media that the Pope expressed so openly his eagerness to convert Hindus. Not only the …

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  • Hindu Heritage

    RECOGNIZING HINDU HERITAGE MONTH

    HON. RAJA KRISHNAMOORTHI of illinois in the house of representatives Thursday, September 30, 2021 Mr. KRISHNAMOORTHI. Madam Speaker, today I rise to join the many Hindu faithful in [[Page E1056]] the United States in recognizing the month of October as Hindu heritage month. The 8th …

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  • Life is a sport, drink it up By Samir Desai

    Life is a sport, drink it up By Samir Desai

    In 1995, Gatorade launched an advertisement pairing NBA superstar Michael Jordan with the slogan “Life is a sport … drink it up.” It turned out to be one of the best advertisements of all time–with its excellent, inspiring message. Now, if life’s a sport, then …

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    PM Narendra on The Bhagavad Gita

    Editor’s Note: This is the speech Given by PM Modi when he launched the Kindle version of Swami Chidbhavanandaji’s Bhagavad Gita. Distinguished guests and friends! Vanakkam! This is a unique programme: An e-book of the Gita with commentary by Swami Chidbhavananda Ji is being launched. …

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    Why is Ramadan called Ramadan?

    Editor’s note: Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University, answers six questions about the significance of the Muslim month of fasting. Why is Ramadan called Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month of the …

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    HAF takes legal action to defend itself against libelous accusations made in two Al Jazeera articles

    On Monday, April 19 2021, the Hindu American Foundation sent five cease and desist notices to organizations and individuals who have made libelous statements against HAF, published in two articles by Al Jazeera in the first week of April 2021.  Receiving the legal notices are: …

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  • Words to Live By: Women in Hindu Scriptures

    Words to Live By: Women in Hindu Scriptures

    “Hinduism has the strongest presence of the divine feminine among major world religions, from ancient times to the present” says Edwin Bryant, an American Indologist and professor of Religions of India at Rutgers University. The goddess is viewed as central in Shakti and Shiva Hindu …

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  • Words to Live By Raj Shah

    Words to Live By…

    Hindu scripture consists of volumes of books written over thousands of years. Among these written works are the Bhagavad Gita, four Vedas: Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda and Atharvaveda, and Upanishads, all of which are the most read and quoted when discussing Hindu scriptures. In this month’s Word …

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  • The Immortal Characters of The Ramayana by Raj Shah

    The Immortal Characters of The Ramayana by Raj Shah

    Want to share a great read? Email your suggestions to info@deshvidesh.com The Immortal Characters of The Ramayana by Raj Shah The Ramayana is among the greatest of Hindu epics. However, it is also a wonderful story for all children as it is interesting and filled …

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