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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...

The Largest Handwritten Family Tree in the World

The Ganges River is a highly revered site by Hindus and an iconic, historical epicenter in India. As hundreds...

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...

Hundreds of Vinayaka idols make their way to sea

A procession of Vinayagar idols on their way to immersion at Palayamkottai on Sunday.Photo: A. Shaikmohideen   Security tightened...

Hindu Festival Draws Hundreds to Botley

UNITED KINGDOM, September 18, 2018 (Oxford Mail): Hundreds of people joined in Oxford’s first Ganesh Utsav festival. People of...

Hindu Ceremony Sees Lord Ganesha Statues Immersed in Sea at Clacton

UNITED KINGDOM, September 17, 2018 (Gazette): Hundreds of worshippers descended upon Clacton’s West Beach for a special Hindu ceremony....

Around 70,000 devotees visit Pashupati on Teej

Sep 13, 2018- Thousands of Hindu women thronged the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on Teej festival on Wednesday. According...

Hindu community celebrates Janamashtmi across Sindh

KARACHI: The Hindu community in Sindh celebrated on Monday their holy festival Janamashtmi with traditional fervour. The festival is observed...

Janmashtami 2018: Here’s everything you need to know

Devotees celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna through fasting, singing, praying together.  While many temples organise pujas, communities organize...

Jagannatha Puri Ratha Yatra 14th July 2018

Jagannatha Puri Ratha Yatra 14th July 2018 July 14, 2018 by Surinder Jain · By: Madya Lila May the Lord’s blessings be...

Hindu population in Bangladesh increasing: Delhi

The Hindu population in Bangladesh increased to 10.7 per cent in 2017 from 8.4 per cent in 2011, the...

WAVES Conference in Dallas

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

13 good easy ways to protect, preserve, sustain Hindu Dharma

Many Hindus just talk about threats in social media, but we don’t see any concrete actions taken from them...

Thousands of Tamils Celebrate at the Hindu Temple in Hamm

HAMM, GERMANY, June 24, 2018 (WDR, autotranslated from German): According to the police about 13,500 Hindus peacefully celebrated the...

Invitation to Celebrate International Day of Yoga at Brahma Kumaris in Houston

International Day of Yoga 2018 Sunday, June 24 at 10:00am at Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Meditation Center JOIN US...

Watch “Western tourists turn to Hinduism, change religion at Maha Kumbh, Allahabad”

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Vedic Youth society organized a VEDIC Yagyo Pavit JANIYA SANSKAR in Karachi

Download Attachment : VEDIC SOCITY Report VEDIC YOUTH SOCIETY ON 5TH JUNE 2018 IN KARACHI THAT IS HEART OF SINDH PAKISTAN...

The significance of Ganesha

Vedas refer to Ganesha as Gana Natha, the group leader. Vedic civilisation is based on mass cultivation and group living. A variety of...

Pakistan’s Punjab govt releases Rs 20 million for expansion of Krishna temple

The release of funds from the government came following demands of expansion from local Hindus. One Jag Mohan Arora...

Tirupati Controversy Reiterates Why a Secular Government Should Have No Business Controlling Hindu Temples

INDIA, May 24, 2018 (Swarajyamag by Shyam Krishnakumar): Outrage erupted at the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams(TTD), the autonomous body which...

Schedule for Prayag Ardha Kumbh Mela Announced

NEW DELHI, INDIA, May 10, 2018 (Daily Addaa): The dates for the major bathing days when millions will take...

The secret power of Hanuman – David Frawley

Hanuman endows us with the atma-shakti or self-power through which we can realise our higher potential and accomplish what...

#ReclaimTemples – A Landmark Program Empowering Hindu Temples Across Bharat

  Intellectual Kshatriyas of tomorrow The 1980s was a time of resurgence of Hindu religion and culture. The Ramjanmabhumi...

Henrietta: Consecration of the Only Temple of Ram in the Indian Ocean

MAURITIUS, March 30, 2018 (Le Mauricien, translated from French): The dedication of Henrietta’s Ramar Kovil recently took place in...

Ontario Hindu Temple Seeking Two Priests

https://www.hamiltontemple.com/ HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA, April 17, 2018 (Press Release): The Hindu Samaj of Hamilton & Region is seeking to...

Everything You Need to Know About the Chardham Yatra of Uttarakhand

UTTARAKHAND, INDIA, April 16, 2018 (Times of India): The Chardham Yatra of Uttarakhand can be easily called as one...

New Jersey public library celebrating Hindu festival Holi

New Brunswick Free Public Library (NBFPL) in New Jersey, run by the City of New Brunswick, is celebrating Hindu...

Christian groups forcefully try to occupy famous Madurai Shiva temples of Kalaiyar Koil, Sivagangai, massive tension erupts!

Christian groups forcefully try to occupy famous Shiva temples of Kalaiyar Koil and Sivagangai in Madurai, massive tension erupts!...

Hindus urge Switzerland Govt. to mandate listing of gelatine source on food, which many times is beef

Hindus are urging Switzerland Government and its Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) to mandate food manufacturers to...

First Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi, UAE, to Be Built by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha

ABU DHABI, UAE, February 11, 2018 (Press Release): Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on Sunday, February 11,...

Mumbai’s World Hindu Economic Conference Accelerates Hindu Business Networking

WHN | Jan 21, 2018, 12:23 EST   MUMBAI: World Hindu Economic Conference at Sir Dinshaw Petit International Convention Hall, Bombay Stock...

Telangana: Inventory of Statues Sought in Ancient Temples

 Priests and religious leaders have sought the documentation of idols in ancient temples across the state to thwart stealing....

Hindu Gods of Japan

JAPAN, December 19, 2017 (YouTube, by Benoy Behi): More than 80% of Japanese Gods are originally from India. Buddhists...

Hindu Websites Sorted Country Wise – Free PDF Download

Hindu Websites Sorted Country Wise – Free PDF Download. PDF attached. Click on the link below to start the...

The Patriot (D.C. Nath, IPS, President Patriot Forum ) Is No More, 17 Dec Prayer Meeting at Chinmaya Mission Auditorium

Dear Friends, This is a very bad news to all of you, with profound grief I would like to...

3,000-Year-Old Katas Raj Temple Being Restored: ETPB Chairman

Authorities are working on a comprehensive plan to restore religious sanctity and archaeological value of Katas Raj Temple near...

IIT Kanpur Launches Scripture Webstie

KANPUR, INDIA, November 28, 2017: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, has developed a website of Hindu religious scripture...

Sheppie Snippets: Come and listen how to promote Hinduism

Dr Satish Prakash from the United States of America will talk on Hinduism. The Port Shepstone Hindu Cultural Federation...

Impact of HINDUISM upon Western intellectuals: Bernie David Holt

Impact of HINDUISM upon Western intellectuals –        Bernie David Holt, Erith, England   Sitting on the beach, staring at the pale blue sea,...

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Who is a Hindu? Always and everywhere

Historians view Hinduism as a product of history, a river with many tributaries   The notion that religious texts...

Hinduism not poll card but soul of country: Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath, who flew to Bhuj in Kutch district on Saturday morning, began the concluding day of his two-day visit...

A few things made Diwali celebrations in 2017 a bit more special. Happy Diwali

A lot of things make Diwali celebrations auspicious, but in 2017, there have been a few notable events that...

Strengthening Hindu communities

The Hindu National Conference reaches out this time to the mainstream with its theme The 6th Australian Hindu National...

Soon, You Won’t Be Able to Enter Karnataka Temples in Jeans, T-Shirt

INDIA, September 24, 2017 (International Business Times): Soon, all the temples under the endowments department in Karnataka will be...

Hinduism: The Nine Basic Beliefs that you need to know

Hinduism- the oldest religion in the world is based on certain established beliefs. Read more to find out what...

Madurai Meenakshi Temple Wins Cleanest Iconic Place Award

MADURAI, TAMIL NADU, INDIA, October 5, 2017 (by Chennabasaveshwar, Oneindia):Under Swachhta Hi Seva (cleanliness is service) program, the Sri...

Honoring Nature can Help Protect the Environment

Temple Shikharas on the banks of the River Ganga. Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India Bridge over the River Ganga to the...

No country has Hinduism as “official” or “preferred” religion

Although over 80 countries have either an “official religion” or “preferred religion”, but Hinduism is not an official or...

Ganga is everything to everyone, the mother of rivers – Ravi Shankar

The Ganga defines our history and mythology. She is the merciful receiver of all sins. She is the source...
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Durga Navami 2018: Do you know why it is celebrated? Why Dussehra falls a day after Navratri?

Durga Navami 2017 story significance history The ninth day of Navratri is known as Navami. The Navami which falls...

Sarvapitri Amavasya 2018: Significance of the last day of Pitru Paksha

Sarvapitri Amavasya is the last day of Pitru Paksha, also spelled as Pitri Paksha. For the uninitiated, Pitru Paksha...

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...

Navratri Colours 2018 And Foods For All 9 Days Of Sharad Navratri

Navratri Colours 2018: Navratri 2018 is just around the corner and Indians are looking forward to celebrate the nine...

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...

Devotees Bring Ganapati Idols Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi

Devotees carry a Ganapati idol to be installed at a pandal ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Mumbai. (Image:...

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...

Thames Valley Police officers join in at Hindu festival

Thames Valley Police officers joined in at an annual Hindu festival at a youth centre. Two Hindu youth groups...

The Meaning Of Krishna’s Eternal Smile

Editorial by Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi Sri Krishna is believed to have lived some 5,000 years ago. He is invoked as...

Raksha Bandhan 2018 Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Timings: Know Muhurat & Auspicious time to Tie Rakhi

Rakhi 2018, Raksha Bandhan 2018 Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Timings: This year, the festival of Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated...

Consecration of Kasi Viswanath Temple: Where North and South Merged

INDIA, July 27, 2018 (The Hindu): News of the Mahakumbabishekam of Sri Vishwanath Temple at Varanasi came as a...

Singapore Firm to Lead Design of First Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, August 11, 2018 (Khaleej Times): Marking an important milestone on its path to constructing the BAPS Hindu...

Nag panchami 2018: 20 years later, this is a coincidence, do not forget these 6 works on Nagapanchami

Today is Nagpanchami’s great honor. Some deeds and rituals where absolutely necessary are required on this holy occasion and some...

Register for a free self study course on Hinduism

Hindu Council is offering an “Introduction to Hinduism Course” with an easy test to monitor its successful completion. This...

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...

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...

Gupt Navratri 2018 starting from July 13, know how different it is from main Navaratri

How the Gupt Navratri is different from Chaitra Navratri: The secret Navaratri, starting from July 13, is a festival...

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...

Hindu Community Celebrates Ceremony

BREMEN, GERMANY, June 5, 2018 (Kreiszeitung, translated from German): It was a moving day for the approximately 60 families...

India Travel Guide: Famous Temples in India List

Tourists often search for famous temples in India list before they make plans of a vacation. Home of one of the...

#LightALamp to revive worship in our ancestral temples – #ReclaimTemples

The glory of Hindu civilisation is well evident in the magnificent temples and extra ordinary architectural skills imbibed in...

Want to work for Kumbh Mela? Apply for Kumbh Young Professional, get Rs 50000/month compensation; details here

For the effective planning and execution of the Kumbh Mela, the Uttar Pradesh government has invited applications for the...

Church’s Curb On Thanjavur Temple Ritual Indicates The Shape Of Things To Come

Brahadeeshwarar Temple, Thanjavur Snapshot Aggression against temples is starting to become visible and violent in Tami Nadu, and unless...

Watch “Katas Raj Complex of Temples” on YouTube

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Kashmiri Pandits want reopening of Sharda Peeth in PoK, plan to approach PM

 Sharda Peeth is about 150 km from Muzaffarabad, the capital of PoK, and is a breath-taking green spot at...

Scores of Stolen Temple Murthis Located in Museums Abroad

CHENNAI, INDIA, May 20, 2017 ( Deccan Chronicle): A major murthi theft racket involving idol trafficker Subhash Chandra Kapoor,...

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...

1,000 Year Old Hindu Temple Found in Bangladesh

A rare Vishnu temple with a unique ‘nava-ratha’ architecture has been excavated at Madhabgaon village in Kaharol upazila of...

Stephen Knapp Condemns 1951 Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Act

Foreign writer opens our eyes The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Act of 1951 allows State Governments and politicians...

A Lesser Known Story From The Ramayana

After a long journey, Sri Ramchandra and the army of monkeys, reached the southern coast of our vast land...

Happy Baisakhi ! Rongali Bihu! Vishu ! Puthandu — Events in April

  Many parts of India celebrate the advent of the Solar year on April 14. Some areas this is...

Gudi Padwa: Maharashtra celebrating this festival with great fevour and enthusiasm

Maharashtrian women prepare for the celebration of Marathi new year “Gudi Padwa” The ‘Gudi’, which means ‘doll’ is created...

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...

Trinidad Hindus observe Shiva Ratri with devotion and reverence

Trinidad Hindus observe Shiva Ratri with reverence and devotion By Paras Ramoutar Port-of- Spain: Against the deafening songs of...

Hinduism grew by 60% in Australia

Hinduism grew by 60% in Australia during 2011-2016, raising the numbers of Hindus to 440,300; according to an Australian...

Why Do Hindus Worship “Idols”?

INDIA, December 16, 2017 (Daily O by Devdutt Pattanaik): Who said how a Hindu or any human is supposed...

Yoga emerges among top 10 fitness trends worldwide

Yoga has emerged among the top 10 fitness trends worldwide for 2018, according to “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends...

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...

Katas Raj Temple Complex is a Sad Monument to Pakistan’s Unease with its Hindu Heritage

With the Supreme Court taking interest in their renovation and protection, the Katas Raj temples, one of the oldest...

Hindus stress that sacred mandalas do not belong on Tampa roads

Hindus point out that mandalas are sacred symbols and do not belong on the surface of public roads where...

Welcoming Shiva in new £1bn Louvre Abu Dhabi, Hindus urge more Hindu artifacts

Hindus are urging prestigious about £1bn museum Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD); unveiled by French President Emmanuel Macron on November...

Bhai Dooj 2017: History, Significance, How to Celebrate, Date Time, Vidhi and Muhurat Timings

Although similar to rakhi, on Bhai Dooj, sisters put a tilak or a vermilion mark on the brother’s forehead...

Trump Celebrates Diwali, Lights Diya in White House Ceremony

President Donald Trump (center) held a small Diwali celebration at the White House Oct. 17. At his immediate right...

Diwali 2017: Significance Of Diwali Or Deepawali, The Festival Of Lights

Diwali occurs during late October or during early November. It is important to know that the Diwali date falls...

Free Yoga for Mexico’s Boys and Girls to Ward off Fear from Earthquake

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, September 23, 2017 (El Universal, translated from Spanish): After adults or children have a traumatic experience,...

When is Diwali 2017, how do Hindus celebrate it and what are the festival of light’s origins?

GETTY – CONTRIBUTOR Diwali celebrates the Hindu belief that good will always triumph over evil When is Diwali 2017?...

Dussehra 2017: How Dussehra Is Celebrated Across the Country

The festival of Dussehra is celebrated in different ways across India. Here’s an interesting insight. Dussehra also known as...

‘California authorities suggest corrections to proposed school books on Hinduism’

Washington, September 30 Authorities in California have suggested corrections to the proposed school textbooks in the state after Indian-Americans...

Ma Durga is the innermost power of consciousness – David Frawley

Ma Durga is not a mere formation of human thought, an image or archetype of our minds or culture....

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: How Does South India Celebrate this Festival?

  Highlights India is celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi that commenced on 25th August Lord Ganesh is considered as the harbinger...
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