NEW DELHI (AP) — The Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, is one of the most sacred pilgrimages in Hinduism.
(RNS) — Alabama avoids constitutional entanglements but falls squarely into the mouth of cultural appropriation.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Board of Education voted in 1993 to prohibit yoga, hypnosis and meditation in public school classrooms.
(RNS) — Hindu nationalists outside India are now terrorizing Sikhs in response to the historic farmer protests.
(RNS) — Pilgrimage is about traveling, about being a stranger in a strange land, according to the director. The pandemic flips that on its head.
(RNS) — The merger is a response to increasing diversification of spiritual life at American schools, with students, faculty and staff pursuing not only a wider range of faiths but also no faith at all.
(RNS) — Rihanna’s topless Instagram portrait featuring a pendant depicting a Hindu deity drew calls of blasphemy — and payback for her recent comments on India’s farm crisis.
(The Conversation) — It evokes a long political history that goes back to the Indian nationalist movement against British rule.
(RNS) — Sen. Brian Jones, a Republican in San Diego County, introduced a piece of legislation on Friday (Feb. 12) that would allow a religious organization to file a claim for relief if it has been subjected to ‘government overreach.’
(RNS) — In defining caste as we know it as a Hindu concept, the state paints a major world faith as inherently discriminatory.
(The Conversation) — The Hindu nationalist-led government is reviving opposition to religious conversion that goes back to British India.
(RNS) — In Harris’ America, people can be steadfast in their own faith and part of their own religious community and still engage with other traditions.
(RNS) — Warnock was sworn in with Georgia’s second new senator, Jon Ossoff, who is the state’s first Jewish senator, and Alex Padilla, California’s first Latino senator.