Hinduism

Got No Life Purpose? What's in an Aim...

Jojo Furnival | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

Hello again. Still super connected?! I thought so. It's funny. When you take the time to stop and think about your life, you might not like what realisations occur. What if, for example, answers to the questions 'what do I want?' 'what makes me happy?' 'what is my life's purpose?' remain unknown?

Louise Ridley

Why This Woman's Hindu Faith Drives Her To Defend Abused Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK

A glimpse of Usha Sood being adorned for her Hindu wedding in 1977 Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is running its Beyond Belief se...

21 Glorious Pictures Of Hindus, Sikhs & Jains Celebrating Diwali

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

Hindus, Jains and Sikhs will today celebrate the festival of lights, Diwali. The word Diwali comes from the Sanskrit deepavali, which means a row ...

5 Top Dishes To Celebrate Diwali

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Happy Diwali! Being one of the most significant celebrations in Indian culture, we figured you might be in need of some tasty recipes to impress your ...

Top Sights in Mumbai and Karnataka, South India

Sandy Dhaliwal | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy Dhaliwal

Travelling from state to state can often feel like entering a whole new country. It's food, the people, architecture, the weather, literally everything may seem completely world's away from wherever you might have just been. Though you may have just ventured mere miles in reality.

13 Stunning Images Of The Hindu Festival Of Ram Navami (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK

Hindus around the world have been celebrating the Ram Navami festival. The event commemorates the birth of Lord Rama, believed to be the seventh i...

Happy Holi! Hindu Festival Announces Spring In A Burst Of Colour (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

Hindus all over the world have celebrated the coming of Spring by indulging in the annual festival of colour. Known as Holi, it remains perhaps on...

Skulls, Snakes & Smoke: 18 Incredible Images Of The Hindu Festival Maha Shivaratri (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: 25 Beautifully Colourful Images Of The Hindu Festival Of Holi 2014 (PICTURES) These glorious images show the Hindu festival Maha Shivarat...

Penguin Agrees To Withdraw Book 'Offensive' To Hindus

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

Authors and academics have taken to Twitter to voice their disgust at the apparent decision of Penguin to recall and destroy a book on the history of ...

Why the Hindu Community Needs to Help the Monkeys of Mauritius

Michelle Thew | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK
Michelle Thew

Lord Hanuman is one of the most popular idols in the Hindu religion and is worshipped as a symbol of physical strength, perseverance and devotion. The 'monkey god', is revered by Hindu communities around the world, including a considerable segment of the population on the paradise island of Mauritius.

Why the West Needs to Know More About Hinduism

John Jackson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John Jackson

In my case, it was precisely this difference of Hinduism that appealed to me. My encounters with Hinduism on my travels in the Himalayas, and my later interest in the religion, reminded me that many societies have thought of 'gods' as sharing our world with us rather than living in a world 'above' us.

LOOK: Hard As Nails

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

What did you do this weekend? Whatever it was, it probably wasn't as hardcore as what this lot got up to. A group of devout Hindus in Bali passed t...

Calls To Ban Hindu Nationalist Leader From UK

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK

A prominent Hindu nationalist politician, invited by MPs to speak in Britain, has drawn the ire of anti-Islamophobia campaigners, who insist he remain...

Caste Discrimination Reforms in Britain

Pratik Dattani | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Politics
Pratik Dattani

Equalities Minister Helen Grant has publicly said she "remained concerned that there is insufficient evidence of caste-based discrimination to require specific legislation." Shadow Equalities Minister Kate Green has said she recognises the impact is on a "relatively small" number of people.

15 Indian Inventions and Discoveries That Shaped the Modern World - Part 3:

Abhaey Singh | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Tech
Abhaey Singh

In the first two parts of this India Independence Day series, I explained how India shaped our philosophy, gave us modern numerals and instituted pre-Athenian democracy...this instalment will cover five further notable Indian contributions that were well ahead of their time.

A Heterosexual Hindu's First London Pride and UK Black Pride

Rima Amin | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rima Amin

Baker Street was bustling. This is where the march began. The vibrance and colour like no other. The unity displayed was wide-ranging. From almost every institution, age-group, faith group etc, there were representatives showing solidarity.

Sara C Nelson

Pakistan Is World Leader For Gay Porn Google Searches – Although Homosexuality Is Not Tolerated There

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK

It may come as little surprise to learn Pakistan is among the nations least tolerant of homosexuality, after all, it is illegal in the predominantly M...

Why I Am No Longer a Christian: There Is No Free Will

Steven Colborne | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK
Steven Colborne

The first thing to make clear is that I have every respect for Christians, Muslims, Jews, Hindus, and people of all faiths and no faith. Our beliefs, ...

LOOK 'Which Religion Cares Most About The Homeless?': Man Divides Begging Bowls By Faith

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK

This homeless man may well have the most ingenius ploy of collecting small change we've ever seen. Holding a sign which asks "Which religion cares...

Who Owns 'Humanism'?

Ian Linden | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK
Ian Linden

What would happen if the different faiths began automatically adding 'humanism' to their names, Islamic humanism, Buddhist, Judaic, Hindu, Christian humanism, for example - then explored what each meant. We'd probably end up with a rich dialogue based on a celebration of two great realities: our shared humanity and the richness of our different religious traditions.

Maha Kumbh Mela: India Celebrates World's Largest Religious Festival

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK

Tens of thousands of Indian pilgrims have journeyed to the Ganges river in Allahabad celebrate Maha Kumbh Mela - believed to be the world's biggest re...

'Christians Don't Need Defending By You'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

Faith leaders have spoken out against the EDL's religious "recruitment drive", which has seen the far-right group attempt to bond with Christians, Jew...

Jessica Elgot

Blind Faith

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK

The English Defence League is exploiting religious tension and historical grievances to recruit religious Christians, Jews, Hindus and Sikhs with anti...

Riots Of Colour

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.03.2012 | Home

India’s festival of colour has burst into life, marking the coming of spring. The celebration of Holi begins with public bonfires and gatherings...