The Indian Goddess: The Embodiment Of Female Empowerment

Sherina Rathor | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sherina Rathor

The Hindu religion is the oldest living religion today; around five thousand years old. It revered animals and humans respectively and even more so, women. Goddesses were worshipped just as much as gods and they were endowed with some of the most prominent powers and energies.

Animal Fat In £5 Note 'Utterly Unacceptable', Says Hindu Forum Of Britain

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK

The use of a derivate of animal fat in the new £5 note is “totally and utterly unacceptable”, the Hindu Forum of Britain has said, following reve...

Religious People Are Happier Than Atheists, Official Statistics Show

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK

Religious people from all different faiths are happier than those who have "no religion", official data released on Tuesday revealed. Of all the f...

The Ancient Riverfront of Varanasi

Shumon Sengupta | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Shumon Sengupta

"Banaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together", wrote Mark Twain, du...

Yet Another Secular Blogger Has Been Hacked To Death In Bangladesh

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK

Warning: Graphic Images Another blogger has been hacked to death in Bangladesh - the third such fatal attack in as many months. Ananta Bijoy Das...

Who Owns Yoga? - The Feature Film Support Our Kickstarter Campaign

Bhanu Bhatnagar | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bhanu Bhatnagar

Yoga is everywhere these days. It's fair to say it's become well and truly mainstream. In most Western cities yoga studios are as ubiquitous as fast-food joints or liquor stores. 20 million Americans say they practice yoga. So, what exactly is happening here? How can we explain the meteoric rise of yoga?

Stunning Images From Kumbh Mela

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK

The Magh Mela a smaller version of the Kumbh Mela attracts thousand of Hindus from around the world which culminates in a month celebration. The re...

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

Jojo Furnival | Posted 27.01.2015 | 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 24.02.2015 | 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 ser...

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, ...