Indian culture

Hussaini Brahmins are Hindus but observe Muslim traditions

Syed Ali Moujtaba The Brahmin Hussaini community is little known in the country. They are Hindus but also believe in Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. They pay homage to Hindu idols and photographs, but also keep the ‘Alam’ – the standard with the emblem of Imam Hussain in the Pooja corner of […]

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The Anti-Flag Team Featuring Rise Against’s Tim McIlrath and Bad Religion’s Brian Baker on New Song and Video

Anti-flag recently announced their guest-packed concept album Lies they tell our children and released the lead single “LAUGH. CRY. SMILE. DIE.” (ft. Shane Told of Silverstein) (which we named one of the best punk songs of July), and now they’ve shared the one that contains rise up against singer Tim McIlrath and Bad Religion / […]

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Rabbi Bloom’s Religious Column in Hilton Head SC

Pope Francis recently made a repentance trip to Canada. His mission was to apologize for the institution of the Catholic Church in Canada, which established boarding schools over a hundred years ago to educate Indigenous children in the customs and culture of Western civilization. Catholics were not the only religion to engage in this massive […]

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AAP does not discriminate on the basis of caste, religion: party MP during 2-day boot camp in Gurgaon

Aam Aadmi Party MP Rajya Sabha Sushil Gupta said on Thursday that unlike other political parties, the AAP does not discriminate on the basis of caste or religion. Gupta was speaking at AAP Haryana’s two-day Prashikshan Shivir (boot camp) in Gurgaon, held to discuss party business and strategy in Haryana. “All other political parties discriminate […]

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The bizarre traditions of India

For centuries, different religions, tribes and many communities have lived in India. The rituals and traditions followed by these communities go a long way in forming the weird and bizarre traditions we see in India today. Mythologies have always been an integral part of the traditions followed in India and one such tradition based […]

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Yoga, Ayurveda and Indian culture can save humanity: Baba Ramdev

“To save humanity, the world must return to yoga, ayurveda, naturopathy and Indian culture,” said yoga guru Baba Ramdev. Speaking at the seminar “Modernization of Indian Traditional Medicine: Industrial Perspectives” at Patanjali University, Ramdev said that young people today suffer from so many diseases, mainly due to their lifestyle, ingestion of chemicals and reckless consumption […]

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Singer Farmani Naaz says “Music has no religion”

Famous Indian Idol 12 singer Farmani Naaz has sparked controversy for her latest song Har Har Shambhu. The singer has drawn the ire of some Muslim clerics for her performance of a devotional song dedicated to Lord Shiva. Recently, the singer released Sawan and Kanwar Yatra’s song of the month. The track received mixed reactions […]