Hindus acknowledge it and pay respect to it daily by wearing a bindi or tilak at the exact spot where this invisible third eye is located.
Every village has several resident "gods" and "goddesses" who are invoked as living deities.
Authorities in India are investigating how Hanuman, the monkey god, has been issued a biometric identity card.
Underlying Dispute Between Chinese Government and Tibetan Exiles.
Smart renewal in Varanasi must respect its spiritual-urban geography
The controversy notwithstanding, the Baba continues to keep his following
In the summer of 1987, the TV epic Ramayan had Indian audiences gripped, with more than 100m people tuning in each week.
The land of India is known to be the land of saints and Gods. It is filled with various types of unexplainable things.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott will return to India two ancient Hindu statues displayed in Australia, but allegedly stolen from Indian temples.
A 59-year-old priest, who has been accused of raping a minor in Minnesota in 2004 and then fleeing to India, may soon be extradited to the United States of America (USA).
Why India move makes al-Qaeda look desperate.
Newly restored Jewish centre Chabad House retains some scars from the 2008 Mumbai attacks
People in Maharashtra produce 6.8 million Ganesh statues, including two million large ones, annually.
A poor Hindu community is facing eviction from an area in Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi where its members have lived for more than 80 years.
Religious Head would rather Dawoodi Bohra women learn home science instead of pursuing careers and callings.
As per Hindu mythology, those who die here go to heaven.
Hindus around the world are celebrating the festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth of Krishna, one of the most popular Gods in Hinduism.
The Indian Haj mission has introduced several high-tech measures to facilitate the pilgrimage of 136,000 Indians coming for Haj this year.
Armed with peacock feathers and blessed water, a Saharanpur godman is on a love jihad to 'save' Hindu girls
Something very different will open an hour south of New York City — purportedly the biggest and most expensive Hindu temple complex in the United States.
The Kohinoor diamond belonged to various Indian and Persian rulers but it became part of the Crown Jewels of England when Queen Victoria was proclaimed empress of India.
A Hindu temple in the US state of Georgia was vandalised by unknown miscreants over the weekend, a Hindu American organisation said today.
After Oak Creek Temple shooting, Sikhs stand up to bias.
The road to Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's abode passes through hell.
This is a depressing but instructive period in the evolution of Indian society, large sections of which still remain liberal.
India's Hindu gods and goddesses are getting a superhero makeover.
Hindu fundamentalists have viewed Goa’s Catholics as an impediment to their larger aim of ‘Bharat’ becoming a ‘Hindu nation’.
The Jains want their pilgrimage spot, Palitana, declared a vegetarian zone. Is that justified?
It is our belief that makes and unmakes the gods, not our texts
Caste discrimination is a growing problem in England too
Islamic courts have no legal authority in India, the country's Supreme Court ruled Monday, saying Muslims cannot be legally subject to a parallel religious authority.
The controversy over Shankaracharya of Dwarka Peeth, Swami Swaroopananad Sarswati questioning the worship of Shirdi Sai Baba appears set to escalate further
Ibrahim Awwad al-Badri, commander of the insurgent group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), has vowed war against several countries, including India, in a Ramzan speech released online late on Tuesday.
Outraged at Dwarkapeeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand’s controversial comments on their ‘deity’, devotees of Shirdi Sai Baba on Tuesday burned the seer in effigy at Shirdi
Sai Baba of Shirdi is not a symbol of Hindu-Muslim unity and should not be worshipped because he was a human being, and not a God.
She was also worshipped by people who believed she's a reincarnation of the Hindu goddess Durga.
Thousands of people were swept away in last June's devastating floods and landslides in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.
Traditions in Hinduism were considered mainly as superstitions, but with the advent of science, it is becoming evident that these traditions are based on some scientific knowledge
The Hindu holy sites in the Indian cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar attract millions of pilgrims each year - but they are now the destination for another group of devotees.
Several people have been injured after Sikh groups brandishing swords clashed at India's Golden Temple