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Holi Around the World

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

History of Holi

Holi is an ancient festival of India and was originally known as ‘Holika’. The festivals finds a detailed description...

5 Places in India to Celebrate Holi, The Festival of Colours

Photo Credit: GettyImages Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival celebrated throughout India in the month of March. It...

Close to 25 crore devotees visited Prayagraj Sangam for Kumbh, over one crore on Mahashivratri alone

“Till evening, as many as 1.10 crore devotees have taken a dip in the Sangam area. With Mahashivratri’s snaan,...

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 /...

Devotees queue outside temples to offer prayers on Maha Shivratri

Devotees across the country are celebrating Maha Shivratri today, worshipping Lord Shiva, who is also known as the ‘destroyer of evil’....

The World and Hinduism: 33 Stamps That Depict the Glorious Roots of Hinduism

Laos 1971 Matasya fights with Hanuman Engagements4685 अयंबन्धुरयंनेतिगणनालघुचेतसाम् उदारचरितानांतुवसुधैवकुटुम्बकम्॥ –Maha Upanishad 6.71–75 वसुधैवकुटुम्बकम्, a Sanskrit phrase found in Hindu...

How Basant Panchami is celebrated and the significance of food in the festival

What is the significance of Basant Panchami Basant Panchami marks the onset of the spring season in India. It...

Leicestershire crematorium gets UK’s first Hindu shrine

A cemetery in Leicestershire is believed to be the first in the UK to have an outdoor shrine dedicated...

Three Diamond-Studded Golden Crowns Stolen from Tirupati Temple

TIRUPATI, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA, February 3, 2019 (India Today): Three diamond-studded golden crowns on Saturday evening went missing from...

Suman Kumari becomes Pakistan’s first Hindu woman judge

ISLAMABAD: Suman Kumari has become the first Hindu woman in Pakistan to be appointed as a civil judge, according...

Kumbh Mela 2019: Millions of Devotees Take Holy Dip at World’s Largest Religious Event in Prayagraj – All You Need to Know

A pilgrim takes holy dip at ‘sangam’ during Kumbh Mela  |  Photo Credit: PTI Prayagraj: The much-anticipated Kumbh Mela 2019 at...

These Rohingya Refugees Actually Want to Return to Myanmar. The Difference Is They’re Hindus

BANGLADESH, January 6, 2019 (LA Times): In the world’s largest refugee camp, where 1.1 million Rohingya Muslim refugees reside,...

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...

India’s Supreme Court Threatens Hereditary Priesthood at Jagannath Temple

People go about their business around the Jagannath Temple in Puri, India. India’s Supreme Court proposed ending the hereditary...

How I deal with Christmas as a Hindu convert

Christmas is one of the most complicated and divisive questions facing Hinduism today. Hindus living in the West are...

On the Enigma of Hanuman – Manoj Das

  Identifying Hanuman as a Dalit … would have mystified the seer-poet Valmiki. … The association of social injustice...

Leaving no stone unturned to reconstruct Yadagirigutta temple

One of the most striking experiences of visiting the grand-old temples of South India is that of feeling dwarfed...

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),...

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...