Chakra News

Saturday, October 21, 2017 4:23:27 AM

Throughout much of Indian Hindu culture, music has become an integral part in many aspects of traditional and religious practices. Over the recent decades, Indian music has been gaining worldwide popularity, with artists of various backgrounds incorporating Indian styles of sound to compliment their work. We live in a time of strong global connectivity and […]

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:20:54 PM

A lot of things make Diwali celebrations auspicious, but in 2017, there have been a few notable events that have taken place that made the festive Diwali season even more special. Diwali (also called Deepavali) is the biggest festival in India and the most widely celebrated festival for Hindus globally. In modern times, the dharmic festival of Deepavali has […]

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Friday, September 29, 2017 4:07:18 PM

On Saturday September 29th, millions of Hindus worldwide celebrated one of their most auspicious festivals known as Dussehra. Also, known as Vijayadashami, Dussehra symbolizes Good energy and forces over Evil powers and is based on ancient Indian history where King Ravana of historic Lanka was defeated by Lord Shri Rama. Dussehra is celebrated in all […]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 2:54:00 PM

American-Hindu human rights body and community advocacy group, Hindu American Foundation said they were deeply disturbed by reports that a mass grave containing the bodies of 28 murdered Hindus had been discovered in conflict-wracked Rakhine state in Myanmar. [At the time of this article, mass graves of dead Hindu bodies totaled over 45]  Equally disturbing they […]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:49:31 PM

A new documentary/film out of India treads the path of an activist-style anti-tobacco campaign–by tactically replacing the toxic substance of ‘tobacco’ with ‘meat’. Once it was scientifically established that tobacco caused multitude of chronic life-threatening diseases like cancer and heart disorders, smoking was turned into a synonym of death in 1964. Drawing heavily from medical evidence […]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:58:23 PM

One of the most controversial of speakers and so-called experts on the history of South Asia and the Mughal empire in particular, Audrey Truschke, will be paying a visit to the University of Toronto’s prestigious Munk School of Global Affairs. Audrey Truschke is often criticized by Indians as being bigoted and biased towards the non-Abrahamic […]

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