LOS ANGELES: More than 60 years ago, a bicycle thief in Louisville, Kentucky, unknowingly set in motion one of the most amazing sports careers in history. Continue reading
The consensus is that on the whole the goat brings cheer for everyone as it is blessed with all the five elements – Water, Earth, Fire, Wind and Metal.
IBHwisdom wishes all celebrants good health, wealth and wisdom.
NEVADA: An upset Hindu group has urged “Bond Street Chocolate” of New York to withdraw its “Ganesh Chocolate”, which is a figurine of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh made with chocolate, calling it highly inappropriate. Continue reading
COMMENT: Our entire life is linked to two energies – that of the sun (surya) and of the moon (chandra). Continue reading
IBHwishdom.com wishes all its readers and the global community a happy and successful year ahead. Continue reading
May knowledge reign over ignorance; May kindness and sincerity fuel our actions; and May happiness be the essence of our existence.
“Give up all varieties of religiousness, and surrender unto Me; and in return I shall protect you from all sinful actions. There you have nothing to fear.” – Bhagavad-Gita 18.66 Continue reading
I wrote this piece not to comment on the masses or the problems of communalism in India and its villages, but because this is an issue that concerns my friends and their families.
It wasn’t peacefully accepted by anyone, initially, when my parents wanted to marry. Continue reading
NEW DELHI: Indians across the country and the world celebrated Ganesha Chahurti yesterday. Lord Ganesh is said to be the deity closest to the physical world; he is the god of wisdom, knowledge and prosperity.
On Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayak Chaturthi, it is easiest to access the energy of Ganesh. Continue reading
MADURAI: Kasturi amma’s Ganeshas are simple, earthy, eco-friendly and hand-made with love and bhakti. A month before Ganesh Chaturthi, 80-year-old Kasturi observesviratham and starts collecting mud and sand for making the Ganesha idols.
“The clay is a mixture of half-a-dozen ingredients such as elephant poop, sieved river sand, karambai mann and sometimes hay. It takes a fortnight to get ready,” says Kasturi. Continue reading
“Hindustan is a Hindu nation…Hindutva is the identity of our nation and it (Hinduism) can incorporate others (religions) in itself,” he said. Continue reading