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The measure was intended to protect the celibacy of the temple's deity, the Hindu god Ayyappa. Traditionally, Hinduism also views menstruating women as unclean and forbids them from participating in ...
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Of course, burning the dead isn’t a new concept. Cremation began in the Stone Age, and it was common in ancient Greece and Rome. In certain religions such as Hinduism and Jainism, cremation was ...
My personal opinion is influenced by the environmental dispute and by religion. The religious aspects of Judaism and Islam are opposed to the use of cremation. Hinduism and many native religions ...
Sanskrit is the traditional language of Indian and the formal language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. It is likewise one of the 22 authority dialects of India. The name Sanskrit signifies ...
The core tenet of Hinduism is this idea of ‘pluralism’- the ultimate reality is one, but it is manifested in different forms. This perhaps explains why religious prosecution is rare in our part of the ...
It also showed that ancient Hinduism was compatible with modernity, ready for a new technological and consumer age, with India on the cusp of major market reform and economic liberalisation in the ...
Forever it has been said that Vivekananda established the road to Hindutva just because the right wing brigade uses him to establish a monopoly over Hinduism in the name of Hindutva. The roof of ...
As many minds, so many paths to the ultimate Reality. — Shri Rama Krishna My religion is Hinduism, which for me is the religion of humanity and includes the best of all religions known to me. — ...
Prof. Thite was speaking at a panel discussion titled ‘What Constitutes Hinduism?’ organised by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) based on Ashok Mishra’s newly published book, Hinduism: Ritual, ...
Indeed, India is the birthplace of four important religions namely Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism. While the first three religions trace their origin to ancient times, Sikhism was born in ...
However, one also needs to examine whether Hinduism has its grip on Indian communists. Only then we can understand their role around caste system. The communists generally are passed off as ...