River Ganga Named India’s First Living Entity

Article in NDTV River Ganga Named India’s First Living Entity, Court Names Parents Too<img src=”http://b.scorecardresearch.com/p?c1=2&c2=9548033&cv=2.0&cj=1″ /> The river Ganga, said to be the cradle of Indian civilization, has been given the status of the “first living entity of India” by … Continue reading

Two signs in India that inter-religious tolerance thrives despite tensions

From Crux (MUMBAI, India) – Although India’s increasingly hard-line Hindu nationalist movements can often make life difficult for religious minorities, including the country’s 30 million Christians, two recent episodes illustrate the deep undercurrent of tolerance that still pervades traditional Indian … Continue reading

Dalai Lama calls inter-faith meeting in India amid rising tension

 reports The Dalai Lama is to convene an unprecedented meeting of Indian faith leaders this weekend in an effort to encourage religious harmony in the emerging economic power. Aides said the Buddhist spiritual leader was concerned about rising communal tensions in India as well … Continue reading