Tag Archives: India

It’s Not Just Pakistan

Cross-Posted on the Corner: There are blasphemy laws in India too, and in this instance a case there comes with a possibly somewhat unexpected twist. The Guardian reports: When water started trickling down a statue of Jesus Christ at a … Continue reading

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Sexy Sadie (Remix)

I am shocked, shocked that this has happened: Thousands of followers around the world believed the Indian guru Sai Baba was a god, but since his death it has emerged that the fortunes people donated to him were not all … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama, Again

Via PTI: Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said today that China should learn religious harmony and non-violence from India. Describing himself “as the Son of India,” Dalai Lama, who was in Amritsar for a night halt on his way … Continue reading

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Guru Gored

Sanal Edamaruku’s Bradlaugh moment: The London Times has the details: When a famous tantric guru boasted on television that he could kill another man using only his mystical powers, most viewers either gasped in awe or merely nodded unquestioningly. Sanal … Continue reading

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