October 5, 2014
The Festival of Sacrifice, Eid al-Azha, being celebrated on October 6, is one of the two most important festivals of Islam along with Eid al-Fitr. It honours prophets Ibrahim and his first son Ism...
September 28, 2014
To an individual caught in worldly life, the experience of joy and sorrow is unavoidable, say the scriptures. But they also show the way to be free from this experience and to learn to live in peac...
August 12, 2014
Before the Mahabharata War began, Sage Vyasa offers to grant Dhritarashtra the divine vision to behold the entire happenings in the battlefield from his palace if he so wished. The king declined to...
August 4, 2014
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Sunday described as “improper and unwarranted” Supreme Court judge A. R. Dave’s comments about introducing the Bhagvad Gita in Class I curriculum i...
May 15, 2014
A week-long convention on Upanishads, ‘Upanishad Sandesha’, organised by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in collaboration with International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) will be held from J...
May 4, 2014
The vachanas of 12th Century social reformer and poet Basaveshwara will soon be available in Braille script. Sahana Charitable Trust, a non-government organisation, will release ‘Basava Vac...
March 28, 2014
The Masjid-e-Abrar is proving to be a boon for the old and retired Muslim populace of Anantapur town.Speaking to The Hindu, an active member of the Masjid-e-Abrar welfare committee, Z...
March 17, 2014
A new Sri Venkateswara temple is being constructed on the Sri Shirdi Sai Baba temple premises at Austin, United States. The Mahakumbhabhishekam will be performed during June 18-22 this year, said...
March 3, 2014
Miscreants removed four copies of the holy book from a local mosque and profaned them by throwing them in the mosque’s toilet. »
February 7, 2014
Nachiketas goes to the abode of Yama, the God of death, and he asks Yama many questions. When Nachiketas asks Yama the meaning of death and about where the atma goes, Yama tells the boy to ask him...
September 29, 2014
Tulsi Gabbard, the only Hindu member of the US Congress, gifted her personal copy saying it was a gesture to express her love for India. »
August 13, 2014
Sekkizhar chronicles the advent of Saint Gnanasambandar as Siva’s response to the fervent prayer of Sivapadahridayar for a son who would establish the glory of Saivism and Vedanta over other religi...
August 5, 2014
The ongoing tension in Palestine and Israel notwithstanding, Christian pilgrims from the city are continuing with their pilgrimage plans to the conflict scarred regions. Jerusalem in Israel...
June 5, 2014
The annual Brahmotsavams at Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple began with the ‘Dhwajarohanam’ ritual on a traditional note at the temple city on Wednesday.Priests hoisted the traditional flag, bea...
May 6, 2014
The Katopanishad delves into the metaphysical and the philosophical aspects of the universe and of the journey of the human soul through the cycle of birth. The search of the highest truth in regar...
April 7, 2014
The State Haj Committee has received a total of 18,080 applications for Haj-2014. The highest number of 8,839 applications received is from Hyderabad and least number of 5 from Srikakulam district...
March 20, 2014
Around one lakh devotees participated in the annual Gangamma jathara at Balijapalli in Rajampet on Thursday and offered prayers to Sri Gangamma. Potters of Chennai prepared the Gangamma ido...
March 16, 2014
Governor H.R. Bhardwaj on Sunday said teachings of Vedas and other scriptures should be made part of the education system so as to enable the younger generation to understand its duties towards so...
February 10, 2014
The speech in Telugu is peppered with many an insightful observation »
February 6, 2014
36 restored Nizam-era Qurans complete with precious gold and gem stone ink are on display at Chowmahalla »