Women must have right to choose and control what happens to their own bodies

As a community, we must respect this right, as well as provide guidance and assistance when it is asked for.

 

Homosexuality isn’t a Western import to India, but bigotry against LGBT people is

"Reviewing a collection of texts composed in fifteen Indian languages, written over a period of two millennia, scholars Ruth Vanita and Saleem Kidwai found 'that same-sex love and romantic friendship flourished in ancient and medieval India in various forms, without any extended history of persecution.'"

 

What's HAF's stance on gun control?

As Hindu Americans, we see the enacting and enforcing of legislation that keeps military-grade firearms out of the hands of the general public, as solidly rooted in Hindu dharma.

 

When is Diwali this year?
What about Maha Shivaratri, Holi and Navaratri?

Hindu holidays but do not necessarily fall on a specific day every year, but HAF's new guide to the most widely celebrated Hindu holidays and days of significance to Dharma traditions for accommodation, observation, and celebration sorts it all out for you.

 

12 Things you need to know about Hinduism

The collection of traditions that compose modern-day Hinduism have developed over at least the past 5000 years, beginning in the Indus Valley region, in what was the largest civilization of the ancient world.

 

Women must have right to choose
and control what happens to their
own bodies

As a community, we must respect this right, as well as provide guidance and assistance when it is asked for.

 

Homosexuality isn’t a Western import to India,
but bigotry against LGBT people is

"Reviewing a collection of texts composed in fifteen Indian languages, written over a period of two millennia, scholars Ruth Vanita and Saleem Kidwai found 'that same-sex love and romantic friendship flourished in ancient and medieval India in various forms, without any extended history of persecution.'"

 

What's HAF's stance on gun control?

As Hindu Americans, we see the enacting and enforcing of legislation that keeps military-grade firearms out of the hands of the general public, as solidly rooted in Hindu dharma.

 

When is Diwali
this year?
What about Maha Shivaratri, Holi and Navaratri?

Hindu holidays but do not necessarily fall on a specific day every year, but HAF's new guide to the most widely celebrated Hindu holidays and days of significance to Dharma traditions for accommodation, observation, and celebration sorts it all out for you.

 

12 things
you need to know about Hinduism

The collection of traditions that compose modern-day Hinduism have developed over at least the past 5000 years, beginning in the Indus Valley region, in what was the largest civilization of the ancient world.