Members of the world’s oldest faith would like to join a display of religious symbols at Oklahoma’s state capitol, joining a Judeo-Christian tablet and a proposed Satanist monument.
An influential Hindu religious figure has been found not guilty of the murder of a temple manager in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
The Pushkar cattle fair transforms the holy town into a melting pot every November
A temple has sued a real estate developer for using its name and logo to benefit from the goodwill generated by the religious organization.
There are lingering doubts about whether they should be there at all, or whether they are betraying their religion.
Donation worth $14.5m for Mahabodhi temple follows pledge by King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Authorities in India's Bihar state have unveiled a model of what they say will be the world's largest Hindu temple.
Newspapers are highlighting a controversy over a discriminatory property advert that barred Muslims from applying for a flat in Mumbai.
At this uniquely syncretic structure, far more people come to pay obeisance to pillars, arches and stones than to gods
On Bakra Eid, you may just get to eat a piece of Bollywood heroes Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan.
Outrage mounted in India Monday after at least 115 devotees were crushed to death or drowned near a Hindu temple, the site of another deadly stampede only seven years ago.
Prabhjot Singh’s jaw was broken by roughly two dozen assailants yelling ‘Osama’ and ‘terrorist’ on Saturday night at W. 110th St. and Lenox Ave.
Pikey Bar agreed to take down the pictures of Sikh Guru after community members lodged a protest with the pub owners.
The scandal has raised questions about the unprecedented boom in spiritual gurus in the world’s largest democracy
A two-hour documentary about real stories set against the backdrop of the Maha Kumbh Mela festival emerged as the favourite Indian title at the recently held 38th Toronto International Film Festival
A mass yoga event led by Indian spiritual leader Swami Ramdev will go ahead after he was allowed to stay in the country.
The objective is to arrest the problem of racism and intolerance for other religions.
The impact of the floods in Uttarakhand mid-June this year, that left hundreds dead, is now seen in Himachal Pradesh with a massive decline in the numbers of pilgrims
The Hindu temple reopened as part of reconstruction efforts throughout the region. The site in Kedarnath, a Hindu pilgrimage site, was damaged by floods in June.
The psychology of how godmen come to contol the minds of millions of devotees
like the much-hyped Ayodhya "parikrama" (circumambulation) with political overtones, the "84-kos Braj parikrama" around the shrines associated with Sri Krishna is a quiet, dignified and almost unnoticed affair.
Self-proclaimed godman Asaram, under arrest on charges of sexually abusing a minor, has for the last 10 years not paid the property tax for the ashram he has in a forested area in the heart of Delhi.
Hinduism is famous for being a religion full of concepts that are difficult to pin down, largely because the religion doesn’t have a single authoritative text but many different scriptures and streams of belief.
Asaram was kept at the Rajasthan Armed Constabulary Battalion campus after his request to stay at his ashram was rejected.
Asumal Sirumalani, a popular Indian spiritual leader who is known to his followers as Asaram Bapu, has fought a long battle against sex.
Up to 70,000 worshippers are expected to have attended a landmark Hindu festival near Watford
Controversial godman Asaram Bapu was arrested by the Jodhpur police, 20 minutes past midnight.
The University of South Carolina launched CarolIndia, a year-long celebration of India.
This year the affluent have started flashing gold and silver-plated cards. Some of them are even playing the game with cards made of pure silver!
The ancient Indian religion of Jainism, a close cousin of Buddhism, has often been a hard sell in the US
Self-styled spiritual guru Asaram Bapu sees himself in yet another controversy.
Influential helplines for believers have been flooded with calls asking if the popular social networks are compatible with Islam.
The Dalai Lama has suggested that his incarnation might be found outside of Chinese-controlled territory.
The annual Amarnath Yatra from Jammu has been halted, as the Kashmir Valley continues to be tense.
It is time the USPS issue a stamp in honor of Diwali, a major and important holiday to millions of Americans in this country.
A group of Indian American youths including students and young professionals are marking the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda by visiting places in US that is associated with the spiritual leader.
A new statue which shows Virgin Mary and baby Jesus as tribals has been installed in a church in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand
Amid tight security and monitoring by two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, the 136th Lord Jagannath rath yatra began here this morning.
The godess is the protector of pilgrims in Uttarakhand and it is my firm belief that it was the removal of this idol that attracted the cloudburst and nature's ire that left a huge trail of death and destruction throughout the state