Hollywood and Bollywood celebrate separate star-studded Diwali galas
“A major cultural event for the Hindu, Sikh, and Jain diaspora, Diwali holds profound significance for Indians worldwide”
Increasing number of Asian Americans say they have no religion: study
The Pew Research Center has released data indicating a decline in religious affiliation among Asian Americans.
Religiously unaffiliated: In...
Michelle De Pacina
Largest modern Hindu temple outside India opens in US
“It is an occasion of profound spiritual significance for the vast legion of devotees worldwide,” says Indian Prime Minister Nar...
California Gov. Newsom vetoes bill banning caste discrimination in the state
“We made the world aware that caste exists in the U.S. and our people need a remedy from this violence,” said Thenmozhi Soundara...
Largest hand-carved Hindu temple outside India set to open in US
The largest hand-carved Hindu temple outside of India is set for its grand inauguration in the U.S. this month.
Majestic temple complex: Aft...
Kama Sutra explained: Why it’s more than just bedroom acrobatics
For around 2,000 years, the Sanskrit text of the Kama Sutra has served as an informative and liberating resource on human sexuality. Unfortu...
‘Oppenheimer’ sex scene sparks outrage in India for referencing sacred Hindu text
Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” has come under fire in India over a sex scene that references one of Hinduism’s most sacred texts.
Indian PhD student finds simple solution to puzzle that’s baffled scholars since 5th century BC
An Indian PhD student at the University of Cambridge has solved a grammatical puzzle that has eluded Sanskrit scholars since the 5th century...
Professors sue California State University system over caste anti-discrimination policy
California State University (CSU) became the first U.S. university system to name “caste” as a protected status under its non-discriminatio...
Hindus are Angry With Gwyneth Paltrow for Trying to Make Yoga Insanely Expensive
Hindus are criticizing Gwyneth Paltrow’s expensive yoga and meditation goods/services promoted through her lifestyle brand GOOP.
Nepalese Hindus Celebrate Dogs for Their Version of Diwali Called Kukur Tihar
In Nepal, there is a holiday that celebrates dogs.
Called “Kukur Tihar“, it falls on the same day as the Hindu holiday, Choti Di...
Heather Johnson Yu
Swiss Company Offends Hindus Everywhere After Naming $6,000 Leather Boots After Sacred Deities
Hindus are calling out Swiss fashion label Philipp Plein Group to change the name of some of its shoes named after Ganesha and Kali, two imp...