Tag: Religion

In India, ‘religious beliefs’, not a humanitarian crisis, spark more charity

[ad_1] New Delhi: During the COVID-19 pandemic, between October 2020 and September 2021, “religious belief” was the main motivator for donations by Indian households, a study has found. He revealed that Indians mainly donated to religious organizations – an estimated total of Rs 16,600 crore – during the period. The study titled ‘How India Gives…

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When Swami Vivekananda warned that worship could become fanaticism

[ad_1] Swami Vivekananda gave a bhakti-yoga class in New York on the morning of January 20, 1896, in which he told stories of Lord Shiva. It was recorded by Josiah J Goodwin and was taken from The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda, Volume IX. Each of us has to have a sect, and that sect…

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