Topic / Hinduism

Catholic priest resigns after Ganesh is paraded in a church

Catholic priest Juan José Mateos Castro has been forced to resign after he allowed the Hindu god Ganesh to enter a Catholic Church in Spain’s Ceuta and Melilla, two autonomous Spanish communities located on the coast of North Africa. The Vicar General of the diocese that contains Our Lady of Africa welcomed a Hindu religious […]

So, which religion is right?

Eighty-four percent of the world’s population (5.8 billion out of 6.9 billion in 2010) are affiliated to one religion in some form. Seventy-seven percent identify themselves as a member of one of the five widely recognised world religions: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism. With over 4,300 religions spanning the Earth, how can people be […]

Apostates need support. Help rescue them from religion.

HumanistGlobal.org – the new website of the Brighter Brains Institute that launched the world’s first atheist orphanage in Uganda – is setting up an Apostate Support service. Humanist Global promotes humanism globally and performs charitable deeds that indicate “we don’t need gods to be good”. It is part of the Brighter Brains Institute, a California […]

Fuck modesty for International Women’s Day on March 8!

Wherever Islamism gains power and influence, it comes for women first. And it’s always a sign of worse to come, hence the saying: ‘the freedom of society is measured by the freedom of women.’ Islamism but also the Christian-Right, Buddhist-Right,  Jewish-Right,  Hindu-Right, Sikh-Right … have turned misogyny into an art form. They police women’s behaviour […]

Shiva party poster censored in the wake of Hindu fury

A grovelling apology has been issued to the Hindus in the UK after outrage was expressed over a poster advertising a Bollywood event in Manchester. The poster,  for a party in February called “Bollywood themed chaos” at the Albert Hall, Manchester, shows the Indian god Shiva smoking and drinking. The Albert Hall in Manchester has […]

Indian ‘god woman’ arrested after fatal wedding shooting

Flamboyant Indian ‘god woman’ and nationalist politician Sadhvi Deva Thakur has surrendered after a shooting incident at a wedding in which one person died and four others injured. According to this report, All Indian Hindu Mahasabha leader Thakur gave herself up today at a local court in Karnal, Haryana after she and her associates had […]

Forget garlic, it’s cow pee you need to keep Dracula at bay

A government agency in India established to protect cows has claimed that that the sprinkling of the animals’ urine can protect people from ‘evil forces like Dracula and Satan’. According to The Times of India, the Gauseva and Gauchar Vikas Board, made the claim in a document called Aarogya Geeta, which sets out  the benefits of […]

Violent protests scupper an atheist convention in India

A two-day atheism convention that was to commence in Mathura yesterday was called off after violent protests by local religious leaders and the public. The conference had been organised by Swami Balendu, above, a former Hindu preacher and spiritual guru who became an atheist. Confirming the cancellation of the convention at Balendu’s ashram in Mathura, Alok […]

Danish editor sparks free speech row in South Africa

Flemming Rose, above, of the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, was due to deliver an academic freedom lecture in August to students at the University of Cape Town, but, because the university’s administration considers him to be ‘a security risk’, his invitation has been rescinded. According to this report, as culture editor of Jyllands-Posten, Rose commissioned cartoons […]

Charlatan appointed Trump’s Christian policy advisor

Frank Amedia, of Touch Heaven Ministries in Ohio, above, is a self-proclaimed faith-healing prophet who believes he can perform ‘miracles’, including controlling the weather. According to this report, Trump has taken on Amedia as his new “liaison for Christian policy”. Amedia is a controversial televangelist associated with the New Apostolic Reformation. His biography on his […]