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The Spokane Hindu Temple and Cultural Center will celebrate Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the FAVS Center, 5115 S. Freya St.
The wounded came in waves.
If you think the ‘flower children’ in the 1960s was where today’s love of pot started, you need to go back further.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party on Saturday ended the 25-year uninterrupted rule of a communist party in a northeastern state and consolidated its position in two other states in key provincial elections.
An Indian journalist was gunned down outside her home the southern city of Bangalore – the latest in a string of deadly attacks targeting journalists or outspoken critics of religious superstition and extreme Hindu politics.
A bus plunged into a 150-foot-deep gorge in the Indian portion of Kashmir on Sunday, killing at least 16 Hindu pilgrims and injuring more than two dozen as they traveled to a cave shrine in the Himalayas, police said.
Heavy gunfire and explosions rang out Saturday morning as Bangladesh security forces backed by armored vehicles moved to end a 10-hour standoff with heavily armed militants holding dozens of people hostage.
A heavy rainstorm Thursday collapsed several tents, sheds and gates at a sprawling Hindu pilgrimage site with hundreds of thousands of devotees in central India, killing at least seven people and injuring 65 others, police said.
BOISE – An array of religious leaders is calling for an Idaho state senator to apologize for her comments this week that Hinduism “is a false faith with false gods.” But not only is Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll refusing to apologize, she added new assertions Friday, including a suggestion that the Hindu population is prone to terminating pregnancies and killing newborns.
An array of religious leaders, many of them from Nevada, are calling for Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll, R-Cottonwood, to apologize for her comments this week that Hinduism “is a false faith with false gods.” Nuxoll made the comments to the news media after she, along with...
BOISE – Seven Idaho senators remained outside the state Senate chamber Tuesday morning as guest chaplain Rajan Zed delivered the chamber’s first Hindu invocation, then took their seats immediately after it was done. Three said their absences were unrelated to the prayer – they were just running late from other meetings. But three said they stayed away on purpose, and a fourth questioned why a Christian prayer wasn’t offered as well.
BOISE – A North Idaho senator is objecting to allowing a Hindu prayer as the opening invocation for the Idaho Senate this morning and says he’ll walk out. “They have a caste system,” explained state Sen. Steve Vick, R-Dalton Gardens. “They worship cows.”
Members of the Kootenai County Constitution Party are planning to protest today the dedication in Coeur d’Alene of a public artwork sculpture of the Hindu god Ganesha – a four-armed being with an elephant head. A posting on the party’s website encourages Christians to protest the artwork, calling it an “abomination” approved by the “godless group of individuals” who manage the city’s public art program.