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India - The Communities that form the World's Largest Democracy

It is one of the two nation states which came into existence on.....

Surat Arya Bhajan Mandal
Ratha-yatra festival

The Hare Krishna Movement launched its first Ratha-yatra festival in Chatsworth Durban.


Chariot at the Umbilo Road Temple

The original building is the first recorded public Hindu temple to have ... The Kavadi procession, began from the banks of the Umbilo River.

Muruga and his consorts

Murugan had two wives. The first one is Devasana (also called Devayani), the daughter of Lord Indra and his second wife is Valli, the daughter ...

Selvasannithi Thondamanaru

Selva Sannidhi Murugan Temple at Thondaimanaru is situated about twenty miles north of Jaffna.

Surat Hindoo Association

THE forefathers of the Surat Hindus of South Africa came to this country as free passengers towards the end of the nineteenth century. Most of them did not bring their families with them so they lived a single life. They used to visit the mother-country every three or four years.

The Hindus of South Africa

The Hindus constitute the largest religious group of the Indian population of South Africa, being a little over sixty per cent The other forty per cent. is made up of Moslems, Christians and Buddhists. The Hindus fall into two major sections and divide into four linguistic groups.

A hindi-speaking hindu marriage an ethnographic description

This study attempts to give an ethnographic description ot a Hindu marriage which characterizes the orthodox Hindi speaking section of the community and whose religious....

Bisram Rambilass newspaper cuttings

Call for Hindus to thread boldly

APS host social reformer

Call for extension of indological studies

Memo to constitution body


This paper examines Muharram rituals in present-day Indian Islam in South Africa.

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