Hinduism

Some People Are Sikh Of Jay Leno

Honestly I’m not a fan of Jay Leno or the Tonight Show. But Leno finally managed to get a laugh out of me though the other day when Presidential candidate Mitt Romney was forced to release his tax return. It proved the obvious… Romney is wealthy. Really wealthy. So Leno decided to do a slideshow [...]

Goddess Kali Leaves Hindu Man Speechless

Here’s another great example that clearly demonstrates the power of faith. Had it not been reported by so many news outlets I would find it hard to believe… but at the same time it sure doesn’t surprise me. 24-year-old Suresh Kumar, apparently a really devout Hindu, has been tormented by the murder of his elder [...]

The Evolution Of Religion

Here’s a fascinating New York Times article that goes in to the evolution of religion. It’s a scientific look at why we as a species have come to believe in God. Is it an advantageous trait that we evolved to survive or was it handed down to us from God? The read is rather long [...]

Hindu Tolerance and the Iron Rod

Here are the ReligiousFreaks.com words of wisdom for the day: If you’re a Christian and wake up one morning in Rajasthan India, RUN!!! Planes trains and automobile that sh*t. Do whatever you need to do to get as far away from that place as possible. If you don’t, you’re going to be at the business [...]

Village Idiots Flock To Worship Deformed Infant

In the small village of Diuri in Bahar India, thousands of devoted followers believe they are witnessing the reincarnation of Durga, the sexy multi-armed Hindu mother goddess. Worshippers are showing up in droves to bring fruits and lay flowers by the goddess. A true miracle if you ask me. But if you ask Amit Jain, [...]

Milk, It Does A Hindu Idol Good

This story was too good to pass up on. Over the last few days in India, Hindu statues have apparently been drinking milk by the liter in temples all over. Millions of devout followers have stormed the temples with milk causing shortages in many places. Now I find this fascinating on several fronts. First, this [...]

Happy Gai Jatra My Fine Hindu Friends!

Hindus all over Nepal are celebrating the festival of Gai Jatra, the procession of the cows. Over the next week families that have lost a loved one will march through the streets leading a cow. Of course if a cow isn’t available, a young boy dressed as one will suffice. Hindus believe that the cow [...]

All Hail Hanuman, The Monkey Man

Thousands of Indians are traveling to an impoverished village in West Bengal to worship the incarnation of the Hindu god Hanuman, a monkey god of sorts. The faithful not only believe this 27 year-old man named Chandre Oraon is a god, but they also swear that his tail possesses magical healing abilities. Oraon has an [...]

Christians Trying to Hijack Yoga

Yoga is an ancient Hindu practice that was developed over 4,000 years ago as a means to spiritual enlightenment. Ok, so I simplified things a bit, but you can get the complete scoop here. The important takeaway from here is that you understand it is deeply rooted in Hinduism. It was only brought to the [...]

St Valentines Day Massacre Hindu Style

Hard-line Hindus lash out against Valentines Day  and warn young couples about getting too amorous. Activists of the Shiv Sena torched Valentines Day cards in a store as a warning to anyone who might celebrate the holiday. In the central city of Bhopal, dozens of sword-wielding Hindu activists used loudspeakers to ask couples to stay [...]