As a British Hindu or British Indian, it is important to know and practice our ‘Bharatiya’ Dharma, and perform our Dharmic duties towards our families, our Samaj and the British Society we are part of.
Hindu’s most important temple dedicated to Shri Rām which had stood for centuries at the sacred spot in the city of Ayodhyā, the birthplace of Shri Rām, was razed to the ground by the Mughal invaders in the 15th century.
Each Divali, the radiant glow of lamps illuminates streets and homes across Bhārat (India) and the world, heralding the symbolic return of Shri Rām. It’s a poignant time, commemorating Shri Rām’s homecoming to Ayodhyā after enduring a 14-year exile and vanquishing the demon king, Rāvan. Yet, on the horizon, Ayodhyā itself braces for an unparalleled celebration – the grand inauguration of the Ayodhyā Rām Mandir, lovingly known as Rām Janmabhoomi.
A moment of pride for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bhārat (India) who is recognised by Hindu community representatives for the rapid restoration, renovation and development of pilgrimage sites across India. PM Modi to inaugurate BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi was officially invited to the historic and iconic inauguration
Hinduism (Sanātan Dharma) is one of the largest faith systems in the world. However, through years of oppression, foreign rule and generalised apathy under the guise of modernism, most Hindus/Indians have forgotten about their Bhāratiya (Hindu) status.
A moment of profound pride for Bhārat (India) as “Garba of Gujarat” has been inscribed in the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of Humanity by UNESCO thus becoming the 15th ICH element from Bhārat to join this prestigious list.
Ponderings on the curious case of the Hinduphobic Hindu, sorry tales of multigenerational subconscious conditioning, civilisational Stockholm Syndrome, the enduring hegemony of words chosen for us and chosen by us, and the deliberate morphing of right-wrong issues into right-left issues, to gaslight Hindus.
Dīpāvali, or Diwālī is one of the most important festivals that is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Buddhists, and Sikhs across the globe. It is commonly known as the festival of lights – deep means “light” and āvali “a row” to become “a row of lights.” Light symbolises “Knowledge”, as light removes darkness, knowledge removes “ignorance”. Diwālī signifies winning over the lower nature in us by lighting up the lamp of knowledge, wisdom, and beauty in ourselves.