Namaste: Significance of Namaste in Indian culture & Hindu Tradition

Namaste in the Hindu tradition is more than just a greeting. It is the acknowledging of the fact that every soul is divine. Namaste literally means I bow down to you. Here the bowing down is to the divinity in the person irrespective of his age or merit. The namaste is performed by bringing both […]

Workshop on the Scientific Significance of Hindu Rituals

Sri Rajarajeswari Peetham of Toronto (Canada) will conduct a workshop on the scientific significance of Hindu rituals on 2 June 2012. The venue of the workshop is Sathya Sai School in Toronto ON. As per the official press release about the event Have you wondered why Hindus perform rituals as homas or pujas? Or how […]

Hindus critical of nose piercing ban in Orebro school in Sweden

Hindus are critical of reported nose piercing banning policy of Grenadjar School (Grenadjarskolan) in Orebro in central Sweden, saying it may be unfair to female students of India descent. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that nose piercing and nose ornaments had been a tradition of women of India for centuries and […]