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Abhishegam Conducted In Indonesia’s Prambanan Temple After 1,163 Years!

The Prambanan Temple in central Java is one of the largest Hindu temples in the world dedicated to the...

On World Hindu News Sixth Anniversary, A BIG Thanks To You All !

Namaste Jai Shri. Ram! Jai Mata Ki! On this sixth anniversary of World Hindu News thank you for empowering worldwide Hindu news...

Trailblazing Historic ‘Hindu Mandir Executive Conference’ in NJ :Prakash Waghmare

“Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHPA)” sponsored historic 14th annual ‘Hindu Mandir Executive Conference (HMEC)’ in New Jersey concluded...

Third International Ramayana Conference – Ahmedabad, 21-22 Dec

After two successful international conferences on Ramayana, I am pleased to inform you that with Lord Ram’s infinite mercy,...

Inspiring a New Generation in Malaysia

KAUAI, HAWAII, September 10, 2019 : Divine Life Society Malaysia offers young Hindus an infusion of fun and philosophy,...

Pakistan: Hindu medical student Namrita Chandani found murdered; Another case of forced conversion?

Sindh , Sept 17 (ANI): In yet another case highlighting the deplorable conditions of minorities in Pakistan, a Hindu...

Bhutan Ethnic Cleansing of Hindus

Bhutan Ethnic Cleansing of Hindus  Leaders from Bhutanese Hindus living as refugees in USA explain the history of their...

Hindu Temple in Ipoh Vandalised, but Cops Have Suspect

IPOH,MALAYSIA, August 17, 2019 (Malay Mail): The Sri Maha Mariaman Temple in Kampung Dusun, Bertam was a wreck when...

Legal notice served on Supreme Court over Rohingya refugees

Arguing that Rohingya Muslims were a security threat to the country, Anand, in the legal notice, said the Supreme...

Indonesian Locals Preserves Hindu Culture

YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA, June 21, 2019 (Deccan Chronicle): It is widely known that Indonesia was once ruled by a Hindu...

13-year-old Hindu girl raped, forced to drink alcohol in Pakistan’s Sindh

The incident happened in Tando Muhammad Khan district on June 7 when the victim was on her way to...

Maa Durga and cosmic divinity: Salil Gewali

October is here, and we are all set to welcome Maa Durga for a few days. For many of...

Penang Hindu Association assured to work with state in uplifting Indian community in Penang

The Penang Hindu Association (PHA) has assured to work with the state government to ensure the Indians are taken...

Indian Roots In Foreign Soil

Some 500 years back, a trading community from South India settled in Malaysia. They married native women and adapted...

Remnants of 100 Undiscovered Ancient Temples Unearthed in Cambodian Jungle

CAMBODIA, May 16, 2019 (Daily Mail): Archaeologists claim to have found the remnants of nearly 100 previously undiscovered ancient...

Bodhinathaswami Visits Maviddapuram Temple, Sri Lanka

Jaffna, 24 March, (Asiantribune.com): His Holiness Bodhinatha Veylanswami, 163rd Head of the Nandinatha Sampradaya’s Kailasa Paramparaand Guru at Kauai’s...

Bali’s HIndu New Year , A Day of Silence

BALI, INDONESIA, MARCH 7, 2019 ( Daily Mail): Bali’s airport will close for 24 hours, the Internet will be...

Discarded Hindu religious statues at Auckland beaches raise concern

Rebecca at Biddick’s Bay on Tamaki Drive, has been collecting Hindu deities left as rubbish on beaches. Photo /...

In Japan, a Debate About Swastikas Takes on a New Urgency

JAPAN, January 24, 2019 (The Outline): Around the world, symbols hold disparate meanings based on cultural relevance. For some...

Tanah Lot Temple: Bali’s Stunning Sacred Sea Shrine

19 DECEMBER, 2018 – 01:46 ED WHELAN Tanah Lot Temple: Bali’s Stunning Sacred Sea Shrine Bali regularly features as one...

Hindu Sangam: Handling of Seafield Temple Relocation Good Model to Follow

PETALING JAYA, MALAYSIA, November 21, 2018 (Free Malaysia Today): The Malaysia Hindu Sangam has praised the way in which...

An Old Hindu Temple desecrated by Vandals in Sydney

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, October 19, 2018 (Hindu Council AU): A Hindu Temple situated at Regents Park in Sydney Australia has...

Hindu Council marks 20 years

A brief history of Australia’s leading Hindu body, which is gearing up for its largest Diwali celebration ever, in...

Exhibition on Vietnam Hindu Cham Brahman Community Opens

An exhibition featuring the 2018 Kate Festival, the most important annual celebration of the ethnic Cham Brahman community, opened...

Bali to restrict tourist access in temples following incidents of disrespectful behaviour

Tourists visit Lempuyang temple which overlooks Mount Agung volcano, in Bali, Indonesia, on Dec 3, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS BALI (THE...

Bali to Bring in New rules for Visiting Temples after Decline in Quality of Tourists

BALI, INDONESIA, September 21, 2018 (The Guardian): Authorities in Bali have vowed to stop Westerners in bikinis posing in...

Nepal’s Krishna Temple Reopens 3 Years after Quake

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, September 2, 2018 (Tribune India): Nepal’s famous Krishna temple built in Indian Sikhara style was reopened for...

Malaysian Batu Caves Temple Steps Gets Technicolor Paint Job

MALAYSIA, August 31, 2018 ( South Chinese Morning Post):The Batu Caves complex, a series of caverns set in a...

New Law Being Drafted to Protect Interests of Hindus

GEORGE TOWN, MALAYSIA, August 15, 2018 (Free Malaysia Today): Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy said a draft...

Ganesha Procession Supporters Honored for Their Commitment

SOUTH AFRICA, August 21, 2018 (Rising Sun Overport): The Lord Ganesha Float Procession held its annual awards and launch...

Manobo Woman’s Kin Want Golden Tara Returned

BUTUAN CITY, PHILIPPINES, August 13, 2018 (Philstar): As the United States government plans to return the historic Balangiga bells...

Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple Chairman Removed for Severe Mismanagement after Probe

SINGAPORE, August 7, 2018 (Straits Times): The chairman of one of Singapore’s oldest Hindu temples has been removed from...

Indian Pilgrims Throng Nepal’s Pashupatinath to Mark Hindu festival

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, July 30, 2018 (ANI): Hindu devotees from across Nepal and India thronged various shrines of Hindu Lord...

Hindus And Sikhs Ask Ghani To Probe Jalalabad Attack

Afghanistan’s Hindus and Sikhs in Europe have asked President Ashraf Ghani to ensure their safety, probe Jalalabad attack and address their identity cards...

Mauritius Devotees Build 108-foot Venkateshwara Statue

MAURITIUS, July 2, 2018 (defimeida.info): The statue of the God Venkateshwara, was unveiled at 16th Mile in Forest-Side, Curepipe,...

104 out of over 1,500 Stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar Pilgrims in Nepal Rescued

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, July 3, 2018 (Times of India): Over 100 Indian pilgrims were evacuated from Simikot in Nepal on...

Mostly Sikhs among 19 killed in Afghan suicide attack

6:31 PM | July 01, 2018 A suicide bomber blew himself up in a city in eastern Afghanistan where...

In a Chinese Village, Elderly Farmers Are Now Yogis

YUGOULIANG, CHINA, June 24, 2018 (New York Times): As the top Chinese official in this village, Lu Wenzhen had...

Monkeys Live Like Kings in Thailand’s Lopburi

LOPBURI, THAILAND, June 2, 2018 (Latin American Herald Tribune): Monkeys, said to be descendants of the Hindu God Hanuman,...

Revival of Pottery,an Indian Heritage by Penang Hindu Association

Revival of Pottery,an Indian Heritage by Penang Hindu Association Pottery is considered one of the oldest artistic handicrafts in...

International Yoga Day celebrations by Hindu Council

Hindu Council of Australia is celebrating International Yoga day in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Details of the events are...

Indian archaeologists discover Mahabharat time 4000 year old chariots, weapons

  Ancient chariots along with eight well-preserved corpses have been discovered by Indian archaeologists in a village of Sanauli...

Ashraya Band celebrates International Day of Yoga with concerts in Darwin

To celebrate International Day of Yoga, the kirtan band Ashraya will be joining the festivities in Darwin. On their...

Malaysia Hindu Sangam: “No” to Hindu Endowment Board!

PETALING JAYA, MALAYSIA, May 28, 2018 (Malaysia Hindu Sangam): Hindu organizations and Hindu temples are dissatisfied with the proposal...

Documentary on “Great Minds on India” launched

      A short vedio documentary on a research-based book entitled “Great Minds on India” by Salil Gewali,...

Sri Krishnan Temple Re-sanctified after Restoration

SINGAPORE, June 4, 2018 (The New Paper): Waterloo Street was filled with the beating of drums and the patter...

Spoken Sanskrit in Canberra – a roaring success

June 5, 2018 by Surinder Jain · A basic sanskrit language course was held with the objective to give students a taste...

Delegates ‘open letter’ critisize mismanagement of World Hindu Federation’s Mauritius held “1st World Hindu Summit”

To all who are or have been part of or associated in any way with the World Hindu Federation...

Hindu Endowment Board Proposed to Manage Malaysian Temples

MALAYSIA, May 26, 2018 (The Star): The government is planning to set up Hindu Endowment Boards in all states...

ATUL KOTHARI Interview: The Man Who ‘BANNED’ Wendy Doniger’s ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’

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PENANG HINDU ASSOCIATION (PHA) advance announcement needed on the goodies offered through YB’s service centre

We, the PENANG HINDU ASSOCIATION (PHA) urge and greatly appreciate the goodies offered to the under privileged families by...

Bali Government Sets Aside $114,076 to Revamp Besakih Temple in 2020

Bali’s provincial government is setting aside around IDR1.6 billion (US$114,076) to revamp the Besakih Temple complex in Karangasem regency...

One Killed in Nepal During Clash over Statue Immersion

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, November 1, 2019 (PYI): A 20-year-old Indian national was killed after security forces in southern Nepal opened...

Australian jewellery firm apologizes & removes Lord “Ganesha anklet” within 24-hours of Hindu protest

Byron Bay (New South Wales) headquartered Heart Mala Sacred Jewellery, has apologized and withdrawn anklet, carrying image of Hindu...

More than 100 sacred Balinese dances barred from commercial use

Legong, a traditional Balinese dance, performed in Ubud, Bali. (Shutterstock/Ko Backpacko) At 63 years old, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana...

Center for Hindu Empowerment strongly condemns violent attacks in Pakistan, calls on PM Imran Khan to ensure the safety of Hindus

As the violent attacks on Pakistani Hindus and Sikhs continue by Jihadists, Center for Hindu Empowerment strongly condemns the...

Arumugaswamy Parades in a Newly Built Chariot in Maviddapuram Kandaswamy Kovil after 29 Years

SRI LANKA, August 1, 2019 (Facebook): Arumugaswamy, the six-faced Lord Murugan, paraded in a glorious, newly built chariot at...

Holi Around the World

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

Bioethics – a Hindu Perspective

By : Dr Raj Maheshwari. (The following is an abstract of the talk delivered by the author at the...

People Hurt and Cars Torched During a Violent Riot at a Temple in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA, MALAYSIA, November 27, 2018 (Business Insider): A violent riot at a Hindu temple in a suburb of...

India’s President Kovind Visits Ancient Hindu Temple Heritage Site in Vietnam

DA NANG, VIETNAM, November 19, 2018 (New Kerala): President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind visited the...

A Fiery Walk of Faith for Hindus

SINGAPORE, October 29, 2018 (Straits Times): Close to 4,500 devotees braved the heat last night at Sri Mariamman Temple...

Nepal’s Restored Manakamana Temple Sparkles in Gold

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, September 15, 2018 (Kathmandu Post): Authorities have completed the reconstruction of Manakamana Temple damaged during the earthquake...

Bali’s Garuda Statue is Set to Become Second Tallest Statue in the World

BALI, INDONESIA, July 29, 2018 (Architectural Digest): Known for attracting five million tourists every year, Bali now has one...

Emirates reverses decision, to continue with ‘Hindu meals’ – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Emirates on Wednesday reversed its decision of discontinuing “Hindu meals” from its flights after receiving flak from...

A new Hindu Education Centre coming up in Sydney

As Hindu population is growing rapidly in Australia (mostly due to migration), existing temples are struggling to cope up...

Ram Sita Kalyanam Vivah in Parramatta 3rd November 2018

Hindu Council of Australia is celebrating Deepavali festival on 3rd and 4th of November 2018 in Parramatta Park this...

Cavadee: Prayers and Sharing for the 10 Day Festival

SAINT-PAUL, REUNION, May 24, 2018 (Linfo, auto-translated from French): The Tamil community of Reunion is paying tribute to the...

Hindu endowment board to manage temples nationwide

The Reform Batu Caves movement agenda will be one of the first issues to be dealt with once the...

World Hindu Council Malaysia urges community to support BN

KUALA LUMPUR: The World Hindu Council (WHC) has expressed doubt over the promises made by Pakatan Harapan as the...

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra to Resume via Nathu La Route This Year

BEJING, CHINA, April 23, 2018 (League of India): In a development that is going to spread joy in the...

Narshinga Chaturdashi Celebrated In Karachi

  BY Sanjesh Dhanja, Country Head WHN Pakistan Narasimha (Sanskrit: नरसिंह IAST: Narasiṃha, lit. man-lion) is an avatar of the...

Lauding Victoria Govt. funding temple, Hindus urge Australia Govt. fund temples nationwide

Welcoming Victorian State Government for providing over $160,000 to Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple (Hindu Society of Victoria) in Carrum...

World Hindu News Appoints Sanjesh Dhanja As Country Head for Pakistan

  WHN |  02-11-2018  8:25 am EST   HOUSTON:  World Hindu News decision making board has appointed Sanjesh Dhanja...

Breaking Interview: Shriraj Nair – VHP Spokesperson, VHP Mumbai Goa Jt. Secretary Speaks Out

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Thai Pongal: Festival of Color for a Munificent Harvest

SRI LANKA, January 14, 2018 (Sunday Observer by P. Krishnaswamy): The country’s Hindus are celebrating the “Pongal” harvest festival,...

Jammu Kashmir Hindu Help Line, India Health Line Exclusive With Ravi Thapa

 

Despite Conversion Ban, Christianity Spreads in Nepal

RICHET, NEPAL, December 23, 2017 (eNCA): More than two years after an earthquake flattened the Nepali village of Richet,...

Why The Name Taimur Matters? By Gokul Kunnath

Why the name Taimur matters?   By Gokul Kunnath December 20, 2017   Last year, two of Bollywood’s popular...

Indonesian Court Recognizes Native Religions in Landmark Ruling

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, November 7, 2017 (Reuters): Indonesia’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday affirmed the rights of devotees of faiths outside...

Rakhine State Govt to Close Displaced Person Camps for Hindus and Ethnic Arakanese

SITTWE, MYANMAR, October 30, 2017 (Irrawaddy): The Rakhine State government will close camps for displaced persons who have fled...

Why Nepal has one of the world’s fastest-growing Christian populations – Danielle Preiss

Churches mushroom throughout the Kathmandu Valley and across the terraced hills. Proselytizing remains illegal, but with political instability and...

Brother-Sister Bond Observed Across Nepal

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, October 21, 2017 (Kathmandu Post): The five-day-long Tihar festival came to an end after the observance of...

Sydney Opera House’s Iconic Sails Turn Gold to Celebrate Diwali

It’s the fourth year in a row the Opera House has been lit up in a golden colour to...

Sydney Opera House’s Iconic Sails Turn Gold to Celebrate Diwali

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, October 18, 2017 (SBS): It’s the fourth year in a row the Opera House has been lit...

World Hindu Newsletter – Worldwide Edition | 02 Oct 2017

Please read our complete newsletter at: https://www.worldhindunews.com/?newsman=email&email=wrvFRHlMYi4tDZ7Jo3ozA7rvuPk This Newsletter Focused E-mail Send Info: 2700 Maharashtra  Journalists, 500 Madison Square...

Power of Prayer?: Hindus Hold Ceremonies for Active Volcano Mt. Agung to Pray That Island Is Spared

BALI, INDONESIA, September 22, 2017 (Coconuts Bali): Balinese Hindus have been conducting a number of ceremonies at Mt. Agung,...

2018 Thaipusam Procession To Be Cut Short by 5.5 Hours Due to Total Lunar Eclipse

SINGAPORE, September 22, 2017 (Straits Times): Solar and lunar eclipses usually draw many admirers eager to view the phenomenon,...

Australian Advertising Watchdog Dismisses Pleas to Ban a Commercial that Shows Ganesha Eating Meat

AUSTRALIA, September 20, 2017 (Scroll In): The Advertising Standards Bureau in Australia has dismissed complaints filed by Hindu groups...

Upset Hindus seek ban on Meat & Livestock Australia ad showing Lord Ganesha at lamb BBQ

Upset Hindus are urging Australia Advertising Standards Bureau to ban the new “You Never Lamb Alone” video ad launched...

Council For The Nation Of Ezidihikhan Declares PM, Spell Out Priorities

COUNCIL FOR THE NATION OF EZIDIHIKHAN DECLARES PRIME MINISTER, SPELL OUT PRIORITIES Yezidi majority nation of Ezidihikhan recently declared...

Detect and deport illegal immigrants, states told

HIGHLIGHTS Home ministry has asked states to set up a task force at the district level to identify and...

Hindu outrage at Gold Coast yoga pants with deity Lord Ganesha are best sellers, says founder

A GOLD Coast activewear label founder enraging Hindu devotees with leggings depicting a religious deity is unapologetic and says...

Ritz-Carlton in Indonesia has a Hindu temple

Mandapa, a luxury Ritz-Carlton Reserve hotel in Indonesia where one night’s tariff can be around $5040, has a century...

5000+ Years Old Ancient Hindu Temples Found Underwater at Bali-Indonesia

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Protest against Denigration of Shree Ganesha at Coffee Chakra in Australia

We at Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) have received several complaints from devout Hindus regarding a painting of revered Shri...

Like national Parliament, Hindus urge Australia’s state parliaments also to offer yoga to members

Hindus have welcomed Parliament of Australia for offering yoga classes/training to members in the Parliament House in Canberra. Calling...

Hindu outfit opposes Indian PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka next month

Apr 23, Chennai: A leader of a Hindu outfit in Chennai has opposed the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s...

Singapore’s Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

The Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple features a five-tier entrance tower called a gopuram, showing the different incarnations of Lord...

Seeds of India in the Rich Soil of Thai Magic and Folklore

 A woman reacts to being soaked in water during Songkran, or the Thai New Year, celebrations on Khaosan Road...
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