Sadhguru: Popular Hindu Yogi Welcomed as Honored Guest in Saudi Arabia

Hindu yogi (yoga guru) Jagadish Vasudev, famously known as Sadhguru, was recently in Saudi Arabia - the "Land of Tawhid" - for one of...

Sikhism’s Dubious Monotheism – Between Auto-Deification and Book Worship

Sikhism is an Indic religion with around 25 million followers, the majority located in India's Punjab region but also some in the West in...

Camel Urine in Islam: Do Hindus and Western Non-Muslims Have Any Grounds for Objection?

Our recent article on the importance of cow dung in traditional Hinduism triggered some angry responses, nearly exclusively concentrated on the issue of camel...

Traditional Hindu Gastronomy: The Culinary Art of Cow Dung

A video just went viral in India in the last few days: that of a Hindu university professor teaching Hindu students how to make...

Major Hindu Nationalist Politician Calls for the “Re-Conversion” of Muslims

Tejasvi Surya, 30, is not some fringe figure. He is a parliamentarian and the president of the ruling BJP party's youth wing, also gathering...

Dozens of Dalits Accept Islam in India. But Who Are the Dalits?

A few days ago, some Dalit families, accounting for around 40 individuals, converted to Islam in the southernmost Indian state of Tamil Nadu, blaming...

India, 20 Years Ago: The 2002 Gujarat Pogrom Against Muslims

Twenty years ago, India witnessed the most gruesome acts against its Muslim minority. In the westernmost state of Gujarat, facing the Arabian Sea, starting in...

India’s Most Famous Female Singer Died: A Look at Her Hindu Nationalism

Lata Mangeshkar is dead, at 92. There's a consensus that she was the most celebrated female singer in the country, mainly known for her playback...

India: Another Woman Gangraped and Paraded – What Does Hinduism Say?

India's "5000 years old" Hindu culture continues to baffle. In New Delhi, the country's capital (we're not talking of some hidden village here), a woman...

India Changes Minimum Age of Marriage: Targets Muslims, Again

A year after Modi expressed the wish on India's independence day, the country's Union Cabinet passed a bill which would move the legal age...