Members of US Congress recognize atrocities against religios minorities in 1971 war

Resolution Mourns the Hundreds of Thousands of Hindu & Buddhist Victims During the 1971 Genocide

Yesterday, a bipartisan group of lawmakers, led by Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), introduced H.Res. 396 to recognize victims of war crimes committed by Pakistan’s military and local Islamist militias against Hindus and secular Bengalis during the 1971 Bangladesh liberation movement. The resolution, which also notes recent human rights violations against all religious minorities, was strongly […]

The lotus flower is widely used across many Hindu and Buddhist images

The Sensible Symbolism of the Lotus Flower in Hinduism and Buddhism

Growth, purity, birth – some of the terms that one correctly hears when learning about the dharmic symbolic importance of the lotus. Flowers are widely used through all religious rituals and practices be it for wedding ceremonies, spiritual decor or many forms of blessings. The lotus stands out among these due to its symbolic significance […]