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Hindu priest attacked near temple in US

The priest suffered bruises and abrasions all over his body, including his face during the attack on July 18,...

Upset Hindus urge Charlotte fitness-wear firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh leggings & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Charlotte (North Carolina) based fitness-wear brand USFitGirls for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of...

Hindus in Richmond Hill Oppose 14-Storeys near Ganesha Temple at Bayview and Elgin Mills

image: ONTARIO, CANADA, June 26, 2019 (York Region): As long as the Hindus can see the temple, they can pray....

Years in the Making, Taos Hindu Temple Housing Rare Statue Opens

TAOS, NEW MEXICO, July 12, 2019 (KRQE News): Thousands of people are expected in Taos this weekend for the...

Pearland Is Home to Rare Hindu Temple Crafted by Hand

PEARLAND, TEXAS, July 5, 2019 (Yahoo News): The Houston area Pearland temple is the only temple dedicated to the...

Upset Hindus seek apology from Whole Foods for not being transparent in food labels

Hindus are upset at supermarket chain Whole Foods Market (WFM), which claims to “maintain the strictest quality standards in...

Six City Councils in Utah heard Hindu mantras this week

Meetings of six city councils in Utah had Hindu invocations between June 10 to 13, containing verses from world’s...

Trinidad pays tribute to Gandhi on World Environment Day

Trinidad pays tribute to Gandhi on World Environment Day By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: The works and thoughts of Mahatma...

Appeal for Families of the Brave Jawans in J&K

World Hindu Council of America Inc. (VHPA) Seva (Social Services) Office P.O.Box 2009, Natick, MA 01760 732-744-0851; office@vhp-america.org; www.vhp-america.org Appeal for Families of the...

THREADS 2019 – A Unique Conference by VHPA

Namaskar, The World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) would like to invite you to THREADS 2019, a unique conference...

Brazen Thieves Steal $15K in Gold from Atlanta Temple

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, May 20, 2019 (AJC): [HPI note: temple management should take note of this incident; similar thefts have...

Sanskriti Under Siege

    Sanskriti Under Siege     How the New Left has successfully infiltrated Sanskrit studies to hijack it...

Forum on Understanding Hate Crimes and Protecting Places of Worship

Manu Shah On 6th April, Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) hosted a first-of-its-kind Forum on “Understanding Hate Crimes and...

Upset Hindus urge Amsterdam brewery to remove Lord Ganesh image from beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Amsterdam (Netherlands) based Friekens Brewery (Friekens Brouwerij) to apologize and not use Hindu deity Lord...

Swami Vivekananda

Manoranjan Inc in Association with Major Indo American Organizations of Houston are proud to present drama on most inspirational...

Trinidad Hindus Observe Nau Raatri, Ram Nowi and Hanuman Jayanti with Blissfulness

HPI/Paras Ramoutar PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, April 8, 2019 (HPI by Paras Ramoutar): Even though Hindus came here 174 years ago...

Shrines shine, gold glistens as Utah Hindus bring spirit of India

UTAH, USA, April 2, 2019 (Salt Lake Tribune, by Peggy Fletcher Stack): In a land of fast food restaurants,...

Concord’s Shiva Murugan Temple Breaks Ground in Elaborate Ceremony

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA, February 15, 2019 (The Pioneer, by Tamara Steiner):In a day-long celebration replete with religious rituals, Concord’s Shiva...

Concord Temple Yatra: Unique Feat

Walking to a temple to celebrate devotional fervor is a well-understood facet of Hinduism in India. This very devotion...

Federal Court Unseals Records in California Department Of Education Lawsuit by Hindu Organization

FREMONT, CALIFORNIA, February 2, 2019 (press release by capeem.org): Judge Charles Breyer has unsealed emails showing Department of Education...

New Hindu Temple to Be Built on South Main Street

By Pamela Johnson At the real estate closing (L–R) are Nicole Shannon, the property seller’s attorney; Christopher Nichols, the...

Hindu prayers read at Oregon’s Canby City Council

Canby City Council in Oregon, incorporated in 1893, had its reportedly historic Hindu invocation on January 16 evening, containing...

Yoga and meditation are on the rise in the U.S.

UNITED STATES, January 15, 2019 (Nurse): As mindfulness and complementary health techniques become more mainstream, more Americans are adding...

Hindus Most Educated Religious Group in the US, Says New Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 7, 2019 (Hindustan Times): Hindus are the most educated — based on college degrees — among...

Ganesha the Playful Protector

DENVER, COLORADO, December 31, 2018 (Denver Art Museum): Ganesha The Playful Protector is developed in collaboration with the National...

Can Being Nice to Cows Save the World? A Hindu Man in the Poconos Would Like to Believe So.

STROUDSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, November 19, 2018 (The Inquirer): Every day, a joyful man in dung-covered boots tries to balance the...

Hindus welcome naming crater on Pluto’s largest moon Charon after Revati

Hindus have welcomed the naming of a crater on Charon, Pluto’s largest and far-flung moon, after Revati, which finds...

Upset Hindus urge Charleston’s yoga outfit to change its ‘Lord Ganesh holding beer’ logo

Upset Hindus are urging Charleston (South Carolina) based Bendy Brewski Yoga, a yoga outfit which pairs yoga and beer,...

Hindus urge Trinidad & Tobago to restore visa of Hinduism students

Hindus have urged Trinidad and Tobago to immediately restore the visa of three Jamaican students who were reportedly denied...

American Hindus Plan to Celebrate 125th Anniversary of Vivekananda’s Chicago Speech in 100 US Cities.

Atlanta, GA: The United States Hindu Alliance (USHA), a national Hindu advocacy organization, announces CHICAGO ADDRESS 125, a one year...

Malibu Temple Cancels Weekend Activities on Account of Fires, Vacates Temple

MALIBU, CALIFORNIA, November 9, 2018 (Malibu Hindu Temple press release): “To the members and devotees of the Temple: On...

Hindu Reformers Theme for Divali Nagar 2018 in Trinidad

Paras Ramoutar PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, October 18, 2018 (Paras Ramoutar for HPI): The works and times of several Indian Hindu...

Hindu temple with capacity of 7,800 people opens in Massachusetts

A magnificent two-story Hindu temple reportedly covering 40,000 square feet on a 28-acres plot, which claims to accommodate 7,800...

Thousands of Jains Expected to Converge in Southern California for 20th JAINA Convention

Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (c), seen here at one of the previous JAINA conventions, is...

Global Hindu gathering draws crowd, protest in Chicago

World Hindu Congress 2018 coordinator Abhaya Asthana, left, speaks during the congress on Sept. 7, 2018, outside Chicago. RNS...

Upset Hindus urge Chile brewery to withdraw goddess Kali beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Valdivia (Chile) based Cerveza Bundor craft brewery to apologize and retire its “Kali IPA” beer...

Dakotas to have their first Hindu temple soon

A Hindu temple is planned to open soon in the Tea suburb of South Dakota’s largest city Sioux Falls,...

Upset Hindus urge England brewery to withdraw goddess Kalika beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Ashby-de-la-Zouch (Derbyshire, England) based Tollgate Brewery to apologize and withdraw its “Kalika IPA” beer; calling...

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to speak at Lutheran Church in Nevada

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will address the congregants and others at St. Paul’s...

Upset Hindus urge Minnesota firm to apologize & withdraw Lord Shiva doormat

Upset Hindus are urging Saint Cloud (Minnesota) based company Babyshark for immediate withdrawal of door mat carrying image of...

Hindu prayer opening Lyon County Commissioners meeting in Nevada for 1st time

For the first time, Board of County Commissioners of Lyon County, created 1861, will start its day in Yerington...

Lauding Tempe School District for offering yoga, Hindus seek yoga in all Arizona schools

Hindus have commended Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) in Arizona for offering Yoga and Advanced Yoga in its...

BAPS North American Youth Convention 2018, Atlanta, GA, USA

From July 1 to July 10, 2018, the BAPS North American Youth Convention (NAYC18) in Atlanta, Georgia will see...

Hindus shocked at Vatican Museums labelling them as “cult”

Hindus are shocked at the description of a portable Hindu temple, a collection of Vatican Museums, which in their...

WAVES Conference in Dallas

3 – 5 AUGUST 08:00 – 13:00   FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Brookhaven College 3939 Valley View Ln, Farmers Branch, Texas...

Upset Hindus urge Missouri brewery to remove Lord Ganesha image from beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Springfield (Missouri) based award-winning Springfield Brewing Company (SBC) to apologize and not use Hindu deity...

Many US school districts closing on November 7, the day of Hindu festival Diwali

There will reportedly be no classes for students on November seven, the day of most popular Hindu festival Diwali;...

Houston’s Entrepreneur Amit Bhandari donates $50,000 to Ekal’s Mobile Computer Lab

Houston based entrepreneur Amit Bhandari donates $50,000 to Ekal’s Digital Literacy Program. By Manu Shah Houston based entrepreneur Amit...

Hindu temples vandalized in Trinidad

Hindu temples are vandalized again By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain: The counts keeping inflating as another Hindu temple has been...

GHHF: Kathi Mahesh calls Lord Sri Rama a “Cheater” and insults Goddess Sita

Kathi Mahesh calls Lord Sri Rama a “Cheater” and insults Goddess Sita PROTEST March Planned from Hyderabad to Yadagiri Gutta on...
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Upset Hindus urge Florence firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh yoga mat & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Florence (Italy) based company Yogic Yantra for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat carrying image of...

Sri Siva Vishnu Temple Holds Town Hall on Caribbean Hinduism

image: WASHINGTON, DC, June 5, 2019 (HAF): Lanham, Maryland’s Sri Siva Vishnu Temple Center for Dharma Education hosted a town...

Utah’s Oakley City Council opened with Hindu mantras 1st time in 86 years on June 10

Hindu prayers opened the June 10 meeting of Oakley City Council (Utah) for the first time since its incorporation...

Maine Senate & House open with Hindu prayers

Both Maine House of Representatives and Senate in Augusta opened their June three and four sessions respectively with Hindu...

Councils of 6 Utah cities to start the day with Hindu mantras in June

Hindu prayers will open the meetings of six city councils in Utah between June 10 to 13, containing verses...

Trinidad becoming a despotci state, says Hindu leader

By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: Several high-profiled Hindus are being targeted by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, according to...

Houston 2019 – “Hindu Agenda in the Modi Era” – Dr. Koenraad Elst

Global Hindu Awareness Seminar Series Houston 2019 When: Saturday, June 1st, 2019, 2:00 pm — 4:00 pm, Houston Venue:Holiday Inn...

Hindu Society of Minnesota proudly Hosts 9th Annual Hindu American Vanaprasthi Network (HAVAN) Conference

HAVAN Conference Brouchure June 1st, 2019 | 9am-6pm Venue: Nath Auditorium at Hindu Temple Of Minnesota 10530 Troy Lane...

World Hindu Council of America to Hold Threads 2019 Conference in Boston November 1 to 3

NATICK, MASSACHUSETTS, May 23, 2019 (Press Release): The World Hindu Council of America is pleased to announce THREADS 2019,...

HinduAssociationUSA Donations to help the victims of Fani Cyclone in India ~ Urgent Appeal for Help

American Hindu Association(AHA) May 4, 2019   Donations to help the victims of Fani Cyclone in India.    Millions of...

Hindu mantras to open Las Vegas, Clark, Henderson, N. Las Vegas, Mesquite Councils

Clark County Board of Commissioners and City Councils of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Mesquite in Nevada will...

Desecration of Hindu Temple a Hate Crime

The World Hindu Council of America strongly condemns the vandalism at the Hindu mandir in Louisville, Kentucky. The Swaminarayan...

Hinduism in focus at CNN Town Hall

WASHINGTON, DC: CNN held a Town Hall with Tulsi Gabbard – the first Hindu American to be elected to...

Holi Around the World

Holi knows no bars, Holi knows no boundaries too. Across the world wherever Indians or people of Indian origin...

Legislature to open with Hindu prayers

A global Hindu and interfaith leader will provide the invocation at the North Dakota Legislature in February using mantras...

California University Expresses Continued Interest in Hindu Chairs

CALIFORNIA, U.S., March 18, 2018 (DCF USA): After sustained engagement with the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity (OEOD),...

Hindus welcome naming crater on Pluto’s largest moon Charon after Revati

Hindus have welcomed the naming of a crater on Charon, Pluto’s largest and far-flung moon, after Revati, which finds...

Hindu American Foundation Announces Launch of “I Am Hindu American” Campaign

Hindu American Foundation Announces Launch of “I Am Hindu American” Campaign #IAMHINDUAMERICAN Digital campaign to raise awareness of Hindu...

Multi-faith service held in Nevada to express solidarity with Pittsburgh & Jewish community

A multi-faith service to express “Solidarity With Pittsburgh and the Jewish Community” was held at Temple Emanu-El, Nevada’s oldest...

Tens of Thousands Descend on Sugar Land Stadium for Diwali Celebration

SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, October 20, 2018 (Houston Chronicle): The sounds of drums and Indian dance music echoed Saturday night...

Trinidad Hindus Observe Nau Raatri with Great Enthusiasm

Paras Ramoutar, special to HPI PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, October 12, 2018 (Paras Ramoutar): Even though they came here 173 years...

World’s Largest Shirdi Sai Temple Outside India to Hold Grand Opening on Oct. 9-21 in Groton,MA

GROTON, MASSACHUSETTS, September 9, 2018 (India New England): After almost three years of extensive design, planning and construction, the...

Houston Hindus to Honor Beth Kukarni for Decades of Volunteer Service

HOUSTON, TEXAS, August 23, 2018 (Indo American News): : Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) presented their 2018 Lifetime Achievement...

World Hindu Conference to Hold Second Conference in Chicago

The World Hindu Congress is set to hold its second conference in Chicago. The three-day conference, expected to draw...

Hindus urge Alabama to end “prohibition” of yoga in public schools

Hindus are urging Alabama to end “prohibition” of yoga in the public schools of the State. Distinguished Hindu statesman...

Hindus seek dedicated area for scattering cremated remains on England’s Windermere Lake

Hindus are urging for the creation of a dedicated area for the dispersal of the cremated remains over Windermere...

Yoga Gurus Under Siege in the Western Media, The Assault on Swami Ramdev Today

Swami Ramdev By David Frawley Gurus from India since Swami Vivekananda in 1893 have gained a phenomenal and unexpected...

Pilgrimage to the Great Temples of Sri Lanka as Part of Himalayan Academy’s Sri Lanka Travel/Study Program, March 2019

KAUAI, HAWAII, July 9, 2018 (HPI): Himalayan Academy (publishers of Hinduism Today and Hindu Press International) announced today their...

Hindus welcome Trident Health for free Yoga Camp for Kids with Special Needs in Charleston

Hindus have commended award-winning Trident Health hospital system for launching free Yoga Summer Camp for Kids with Special Needs...

Hindus welcome Alabama Methodist Church offering free yoga classes

Hindus have welcomed First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Gadsden (Alabama) for offering free yoga classes. FUMC is offering...

Upset Hindus urge Canada firm “OmBoys” to withdraw apparel showing Lord Ganesh as mechanic & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Vancouver Island (British Columbia, Canada) based clothing & apparel brand “OmBoys” for immediate withdrawal of...

ABC apologises for Hindu terror plot in Quantico after online backlash | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) – U.S. television studio ABC has apologised to Indian fans of its crime drama “Quantico” after an...

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Upset Hindus urge Swedish firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh bikinis & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Skurup (Sweden) based fashion-clothing firm Creative Minds Petrahs Art for immediate withdrawal of bikinis, leggings,...

Councils of 10 Utah counties & cities will begin their day with Hindu prayers next week

Hindu mantras will open the meetings of ten city and county councils in Utah, most probably for the first...

GHHF Request TTD to investigate the charges as well a correct many neglected activities.

Request TTD to investigate the charges as well a correct many neglected activities. Source: GHHF

Washington’s Longview City Council to open with Hindu mantras on May 24

City Council of Longview (Washington), incorporated 1924, will start its day on May 24 with Hindu invocation, containing verses...

Hindus laud Jericho for Diwali holiday & ask closing all New York schools on Diwali

Welcoming Jericho School District (JSD) in New York declaring holiday on November seven for Diwali, Hindus are urging all...

University of Virginia offers “Medical Yoga for Health Professionals” course

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, public research university and tier-one research institution with a nationally renowned health system,...

Oregon’s Jefferson County Board to open with Hindu prayers on May 23

Board of Commissioners of Jefferson County, created 1914, will start its day in Madras (Oregon, USA) on May 23...

Hindus laud Chesterfield for Diwali holiday & ask closing all New Jersey schools on Diwali

Welcoming Chesterfield Township School District (CTSD) in New Jersey reportedly declaring school closure on November seven for Diwali, Hindus...

Dr Subramanian Swamy’s visit to USA in June – July 2018; Opportunity for NEW Cities to Invite

REMINDER Dr Subramanian Swamy’s visit to USA in June – July 2018; Opportunity for NEW Cities to Invite....

Sikh National Center presents 5th Vaisakhi Khed Mela 2018 on Sunday April 29, 11 AM – 6 PM

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[GHHF] The US Hindu Alliance cordially invites youto attend a talk onHindu Temples in Indiaand the launch of the“Free the Temples” Campaign

The US Hindu Alliance cordially invites you to attend a talk on Hindu Temples in India and the launch...

Hindus denounce Canberra peacock trapping plan

Hindus are critical of Peafowl Management Plan of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government, which talks about trapping and maybe...

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in New Jersey’s Bernards School District

Hindus are urging Bernards Township School District (BTSD) in New Jersey to proclaim official holiday on Diwali, most popular...

Illinois Governor issues Proclamation on Hindu prayers at Illinois Senate & House

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has issued a Proclamation marking the “invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the start of...

Mississippi University offering yoga course to reduce anxiety of public performers

University of Mississippi (UM), a public research institution, is offering “Yoga for Performers” course in its Music Department. Announcement...

Oklahoma’s Grady County Board to open with Hindu prayers 1st time on April 30

The Board of County Commissioners of Grady County, founded 1907, will start its day in Chickasha (Oklahoma, USA) on...

Kohl’s apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh Throw Pillow within 17 hours of Hindu protest

Wisconsin headquartered leading omnichannel retailer, Kohl’s Department Stores, has apologized and removed the Throw Pillow carrying image of Hindu...
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