University of Toronto launching Sanskrit studies

University of Toronto launching Sanskrit studies

University of Toronto (U of T), “one of the world’s top research-intensive universities”, is launching three-level Sanskrit language learning courses from September next. Under the university’s Department for the Study of Religion, these will...
Explainer: what are the origins of today’s Hindu nationalism?

Explainer: what are the origins of today’s Hindu nationalism?

In early February, a video claiming to show an “anti-India” rally being held at the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi went viral. Police entered the campus, arresting the president of the student union, Kanhaiya Kumar, on colonial-era sedition...

Flourishing of Hinduism in China

Eibela Desk : International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center – China (ISYVC-China) started in 1961 when Swami Vishnudevananda went on a worldwide mission to introduce Hinduism, Spirituality and Yoga. Sivananda Yoga is inspired from Swami Sivananda who was the Guru of...

Hinduism has room for all forms of belief: SC – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought to dispel the notion about rigidity of Hinduism harboured in certain quarters and said it was the “collective wisdom and inspiration of the centuries” even as it delivered a landmark judgment saying the...