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Shree Laxmi's walk in the City of Gold
Shree Laxmi's walk in the City of Gold
Shree Laxmi has 108 names. She can be Shuchi (the embodiment of purity), Padmakshya (beautiful like the lotus), Kantha (the divine consort of...
Why will India's prime minister not get the rapturous welcome he receives elsewhere?
Why will India's prime minister not get the rapturous welcome he receives elsewhere?
On 8-9 July, the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narenda Modi, will be visiting South Africa as the guest of President Zuma. The visit will be...
Durga confronts violence of men
Durga confronts violence of men
The Hindu festival of Navarathri, also known as Durga Puja, is celebrated in both South Africa and India. As it comes to an end this week, it seems...
Muslims, Christians not welcome at Hindu festivals, says hardline group
Muslims, Christians not welcome at Hindu festivals, says hardline group
A prominent right-wing Hindu group in India warned Muslims and Christians on Thursday not to join in a lively Hindu religious festival this month,...
Zapiro must make amends, says religious forum
Zapiro must make amends, says religious forum
The Western Cape Religious Leaders' Forum (WCRLF) said on Thursday that cartoonist Jonathan "Zapiro" Shapiro must apologise for...
Hindus angered by Zapiro cartoon
Hindus angered by Zapiro cartoon
The organisations described the cartoon as a "flagrant...
[Slideshow]We Are One: Colourful chaos
[Slideshow]We Are One: Colourful chaos
The We Are One festival hit Jo'burg, eliciting excitement from some and criticism from others. Whatever your view, it made for phenomenal photographs.
[Slideshow]The festival of lights
[Slideshow]The festival of lights
Diwali is a Hindu holiday when families illuminate their homes with lights and the skies with fireworks as an expression of respect to the heavens.
Thousands gather in India for Hindu guru's funeral
Thousands gather in India for Hindu guru's funeral
Thousands of tearful devotees, including top politicians, gathered on Wednesday for the funeral of Sathya Sai Baba, one of India's best-known Hindu...
For the love of God
For the love of God
The inducing of religious trances was pervasive at the worship and penitential rituals performed by more than 2 000 devotees of the Hindu...

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