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Hindu Deities

Stumbling Through Lent: God in the Cow Dung?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 02.16.2017 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

As Lent moves along, I'm keeping a special look-out for God. My favorite place to look for God, I've noticed, is in people -- in their human warmth, but also in the sometimes surprising, shocking even, ways that they encounter the Divine.

Timeless Allure Of Darshan

Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts

In light of The Huffington Post's recent international launch in India, we wanted to showcase something colorful and multi-dimensional to explore spir...

Religiosity More About Reproduction Than Cooperation

Rob Brooks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Rob Brooks

Why do religious beliefs vary so broadly? I'm not talking here about the near-cosmic diversity in the content of religious belief. Rather, I'd like to consider why some individuals seem fervently devout while others seem devoid of any superstition.

Hindu Deities Transformed Into Contemporary Photos

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts

The gods and goddesses of Hindu mythology are often recreated as devotional drawings, paintings and sculptures. But photographs? Not so much, until no...

How Many Hindu Gods And Goddesses Do You Know?

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 03.29.2012 | Religion

The images of Hindu deities are colorful, sacred, dramatic -- and ubiquitous. They are depicted in Hindu calendars, worshipped in temples, have a plac...

Polytheism And Monotheism: A Hindu Perspective

Ramdas Lamb | Posted 05.31.2011 | Religion
Ramdas Lamb

In Hinduism, polytheism and monotheism coexist in a relationship much like the parts of a wheel. The many deities are like the spokes, emanating from the hub and each playing an important role.

Goddess Durga: A Divine Female Role Model For Our Times?

Laura Amazzone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Laura Amazzone

As we face crises on both a personal and planetary level, might we call on this ancient divine female force of compassion and courage to help us confront that which threatens this planet?

Sanjay Patel's Graphic Ramayana Adventure (PHOTOS)

Sanjay Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sanjay Patel

My aim isn't to butcher the Ramayana but simply to share it with people in a casual and entertaining way. If I've done my job right, Ramayana: Divine Loophole serves as an intro to a much fuller version of the story.