| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:18 PM
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A California judge refused on Monday to block the teaching of yoga as part of a public school's physical fitness program, rejecting parents' claims that the classes were an unconstitutional promotion of Eastern religions.
| Jun 26, 2013
It's been 60 years since three brothers from a farm family in Spain, working in a tile factory, decided to set up shop on their own. In 1953, Jose, Vicente and Juan Lladro opened a small porcelain factory in Valencia to make handcrafted figurines. One...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Re: "Should India send a mission to Mars?” In Theory, March 3: When asked whether India should launch a scientific mission to Mars, Rev Griem says “Utterly ridiculous…India needs to feed itself, clean its filthy waterways, and get out...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:33 PM
In one way or another, Manil Suri has spent his entire life charting what happens when polar opposites are brought together in unexpected and at times startling juxtapositions.
Suri, 53, is an acclaimed novelist, and a career mathematician who teaches...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:07 AM
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, is an ancient town dotted with Hindu and Buddhist temples, a riot of color and dust with clogged streets where stray cows and dogs vie for rotting leftovers beside swanky malls.
The city is ringed by...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:35 AM
A new Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life study of immigration data found a rise in the numbers of Muslims and Hindus coming to the United States legally, while undocumented immigrants are overwhelmingly Christian:
| Apr 12, 2013
| 6:41 PM
One of the things I love most about the church I serve is its openness to other religions.
Some people think that being Christian is about closing everything else out and walking a very narrow path. We hear many Christians espouse that the only way to...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:08 AM
On Saturday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Hindu Society of Central Florida, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry, will host its annual Festival of India.
Admission is free, although a fee of $5 per car will charged for parking.
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:34 PM
A study seeking to detail religious affiliation in the U.S. has determined that Orlando has one of the nation's highest percentages of residents who describe themselves as Hindu. Orlando is the 20th most Hindu metropolitan areas in the nation, according...
| Feb 20, 2012
It's more than a little ironic that the same Arizona Legislature that spearheaded a ruthless, racially charged campaign against illegal immigrants also banned K-12 ethnic studies classes on the grounds that they promote hatred and division. Who knew...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The newly opened Asian Art Wing of Harn Museum of Art of University of Florida in Gainesville carries sculptures of Hindu deities of Shiva, Durga and Vishnu. Besides these sandstone sculptures showing Shiva with Uma, Durga slaying Buffalo Demon, and...