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What exactly is in the Vedas, the oldest texts in Hinduism?

Religious texts in Hinduism are classified into two broad categories—shruti and smriti

Published on 5th June 2022
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Exploring spirituality: A beginner’s guide

First, one must understand the true meaning of spirituality. Many of us consider ourselves to be spiritual when in reality, we are religious

Published on 5th June 2022
Sridhar M, one of the translators of Telugu - The Best Stories of our Times

From farmer suicides to religious politics, the book ‘Telugu - The Best Stories of our Times’ resonates with the current era

The book has been edited by Volga and translated by Alladi Uma and M Sridhar

Published on 20th April 2022
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If you are unable to explain certain adverse events occurring in your life, you might want to look into karma...

What we have done by way of qualitative karmas in the past goes beyond our control in as far as its results are concerned

Published on 17th April 2022
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Sacred stories from Srivilliputtur: Temple historian Chithra Madhavan on her latest book, The Splendour of Srivilliputtur

In her book, The Splendour of Srivilliputtur, temple historian Chithra Madhavan partners with six authors to  narrate lesser-known tales of Andal, the inscriptions, songs, and prasadams of the temple

Published on 26th February 2022
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Adi Shankaracharya: Guiding light of spiritual India

Even before Shankaracharya turned a year old, he would sit on his father’s lap and listen to him recite verses from the scriptures

Published on 31st January 2022
Koviladi is about 25 km from Thiruchirapalli on the Thiruchirapalli-Thiruvaiyaru road.

What's the special sweet offered to Lord Vishnu in Koviladi?

According to the Sthala Puranam or traditional story, Lord Indra prayed to Vishnu here to get rid of his sins

Published on 28th September 2021

Prakash Jha's Aashram gets legal notice for 'degrading Hindu religion'

Filmmaker Prakash Jha's web series, Aashram, starring Bobby Deol, was served a legal notice on Wednesday for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments.

Published on 5th November 2020
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Suriya stands by Jyothika on temple comment, says 'humanity is more important than religion'

Following the social media backlash, actor Suriya, her husband has come up with a statement supporting his wife. He said that his family stands by her opinion and the idea has been welcomed by many.

Published on 29th April 2020
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'My religion and instinctive responsibility is to capture the truth of any situation': Raghu Rai

Ace photographer Raghu Rai insists that it is important that his work, and not words, make a statement.

Published on 16th February 2020
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'Cricket and films are the uniting religions of India': Ajay Devgn calls on MS Dhoni

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn met former India captain MS Dhoni and said that cricket and films are the uniting religions of India.

Published on 9th January 2020
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Shoaib Akhtar causes a stir, says Danish Kaneria was ill-treated by Pak team over religion

In a startling revelation, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has said that Danish Kaneria was treated differently in the team because he was a Hindu during their playing days.

Published on 26th December 2019
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'Does my religion determine I am an Indian': Dia Mirza tweets about CAB protests

She also said that she stands with solidarity with the students. 

Published on 19th December 2019
'Religion is not even a thing in my family': Hrithik Roshan opens up about allegations by Sunaina Ro

'Religion is not even a thing in my family': Hrithik Roshan opens up about allegations by Sunaina Roshan

Hrithik said that it is an unfortunate situation that probably many families are going through and are as helpless as they are, owing to stigmas and an incredibly weak medical infrastructure.

Published on 9th July 2019
'Religion is to empower, not to disempower you': Kangana Ranaut on Zaira Wasim quitting Bollywood

'Religion is to empower, not to disempower you': Kangana Ranaut on Zaira Wasim quitting Bollywood

Actress Kangana Ranaut has said that the fundamental quality of any religion was to empower and not disempower an individual.

Published on 8th July 2019

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