Last article of section "Hinduism"
The festival of Diwali is celebrated by all Hindus and is known as Deepavali or "row of oil lamps." Symbolically, based on ancient mythology, it represents the victory of truth over falsehood, of light over darkness, of life over death, of good over evil. The celebration lasts three days marking the beginning of ...read more
Articles from section "Hinduism"
Some parts of an anti-conversion law in the northern Indian state of Hhimachal Pradesh have been declared unconstitutional. The state’s High Court declared that, "a person not only has the …read more
Three people have been arrested in connection with the death earlier this week of a catechist and defender of human rights. The body of Rabindra Parichha was found in Kandhamal district in the …read more
The president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue is inviting Hindus to "join hands in promoting religious freedom as our shared responsibility, by asking the leaders of …read more
Here is the message sent by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue for the Hindu celebration of Deepavali, which begins next Wednesday. * * * Christians and Hindus: together in …read more
Three years after anti-Christian violence in India caused the death of more than 70 people, an archbishop of the region says more work is needed to bring reconciliation. Archbishop John Barwa …read more