Posts filed under: Hinduism

It is estimated that there are 1.1 billion people in the world who adhere to the Hindu faith. In the United States there are 1.5 million. Hinduism is one of the oldest religions and many people claim it. This Sunday begins the feast of Diwali, a most popular Hindu holiday. ...
We join with our Hindu brothers and sisters and honor their celebration of Krishna Janmashtami, one of the most important festivals in the Hindu world. September second begins a 2-day festival celebrating the birth of Krishna, the personification of the divine love of the second person of the Hindu trinity....
One of the few ancient Indian festivals observed according to solar cycles instead of the lunar calendar, Makar Sankranti usually falls on or around the same day each year (normally January 14). This is a time of peace, insight, and joy....