Christianity.com is owned by Christians and contains contents related to Christian teaching. Islam.com has contents related to Islamic teachings. But Hinduism.com is a parked domain and contains advertisements of everything that is not related to Sanatana Dharma and Hindu culture. The Registrar of Record for Hinduism.com domain does not provide the information on who owns the domain. Hinduism.com was created on 31-oct-1997 and was updated on 01-oct-2008 and the current expiration date is 30-oct-2009.
Luckily, if you search for Hinduism on Google or other popular search engines, Hinduism.com never shows up. Simply because it is a parked domain. It is sure that the person who owns the domain name might be ready to sell it for a very high price and might have already had failed negotiations with some Hindu organizations.
I agree, a domain name is never a great issue for Sanatana Dharma as it has withstood murderous onslaughts in the past and which continues to thrive despite the mudslinging and smear campaigns unleashed by vested interests. And above all, Hinduism – the
But what if the domain falls into the hands of those people who are running smear campaigns against Hinduism? This can be very damaging as the website will be talking to the world and spreading wrong information to those people who are new to Hinduism. Yes, we can block such a website through proper channels to an extent. But, what if the website is hosted in a country that is totally against Hindus?
Therefore shouldn’t a very sensitive domain like Hinduism.com be either owned by Hindus or Hindu organizations?