Holy Book

  • Bikaner man pens down holy books in gold 29-07-2013 07:13 PM

    A 63-year-old jeweller in Rajasthan has penned religious books including Surah Yasin Sharif, said to be the heart of the Holy Quran, literally in golden words. Bhomraj Soni, a resident of Bikaner town in the state, some 350 km from Jaipur, used gold to pen down Yasin Sharif and Hanuman...
  • Russia regrets Bhagavad Gita controversy 20-12-2011 12:32 AM

    Moscow: In the wake of an uproar over a move to ban the Bhagavad Gita in Siberia, Russia on Monday night expressed sadness over the development, saying it is "inadmissible" that a holy scripture is taken to court. "It is strange that such events are unfolding in the beautiful university...
  • Bhagavad Gita faces extremist branding in Russia 17-12-2011 06:22 PM

    Moscow: Bhagavad Gita, one of the holiest Hindu scriptures, is facing a legal ban and the prospect of being branded as "an extremist" literature across Russia. A court in Siberia's Tomsk city is set to deliver its final verdict on Monday in a case filed by state prosecutors. The final...