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First batch of SC-ST priests ready to take charge at Tirupati temples

 About 200 people from Dalit and backward communities have undergone rigorous training for three months. AMARAVATI: In a sharp departure from ...

UNESCO Recognizes Kumbh Mela As “Intangible Cultural Heritage”

he inscription of Kumbh Mela was recommended by an expert body (File) NEW DELHI, INDIA, December 8, 2017 (NDTV): Kumbh Mela ...

IIT Kanpur Launches Scripture Webstie

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

IIT Kanpur Announces Scripture Website

KANPUR, INDIA, November 19, 2018: IIT Kanpur has developed a website on our treasures of Vedas, Shastras etc. Finally someone ...

Padmavati and 1947Jauahar of Mirpur (Kashmir) Hindu women

Padmavati and 1947, Jauhar in Mirpur (Kashmir) By Bal K. Gupta There is a Hindu tradition called Jauhar that originated in Chitod ...

Tirupati Temple Chief Priest Charges Administration with Interference in Rituals

INDIA, November 21, 2017 (Swarajyamag): Dr. A.V. Ramana Dikshitulu, head priest of the Lord Venkateswara Temple at Tirumala, has stacked ...

So-called secular Indian state controls temples, not churches and mosques – Swaminathan Venkataraman

Rich temples such as Tirupati, Guruvayoor, or Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak Temple have routinely been raided to fund state budget programmes or ...

RamQuest: A magazine on Lord Ram and Ramayana!

Download Attachment: RQ-Patrons Jai Siya Ram! It gives me an immense pleasure in informing you that that with Prabhu Shri Ram’s infinite ...

Hindus Lauds Modi Govt. Scrapping of Haj Subsidy 

Hindus Laud Modi Govt. scrapping of Haj Subsidy to Muslims. Every year millions in Indian rupees is being given out ...

On World Hindu News Fourth Anniversary, Thank You All !

  [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="265"] Message from the Executive Editor:      Rahul Chandra Sharma[/caption] On this fourth anniversary of World Hindu News,Program thank you for empowering ...

​ ​Happy Fourth Anniversary, Celebrating Four Years Of Non Stop World Hindu News Service

Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation Raises $2 Million in A Glittering Gala

“Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation” Raises 2 Million in A Glittering Gala -- Prakash Waghmare Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation’s (‘EVF’) glittering ‘Gala’ ...

Great Hypocrisy Of “Secular” Indian State: It Controls Only Temples; We Must Take Them Back

INDIA, November 6, 2017 (Swarajyamag by Swami Venkataraman): In April 2016, a more than 1,000-year-old temple, built by Rajendra Chola-I ...

State Government Declares Vrindavan, Barsana as Sacred Sites, No Meat and Liquor Shops Allowed

UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA, October 28, 2017 (Indian Express): The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday issued an order notifying Vrindavan and ...

Malabar Temple Management Board Takes over Thrissur Parthasarathy Temple

THRISSUR, INDIA, November 7, 2017 (Kaumudi Global): The Malabar Devaswom Board [see definition below] has taken over the Parthasarathy temple ...

Food stalls in Tirumala loot devotees, Hyderabad HC fumes at TTD

[caption id="attachment_60218" align="alignleft" width="296"] Hyderabad High Court[/caption] Hyderabad : The Hyderabad High Court on Tuesday expressed anger at the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams ...

Blood Donation by RSS Volunteers at Sowcarpet, Chennai

Around 100 RSS volunteers of Perambur Bagh Chennai actively participated in the Blood donation camp held at sowcarpet nagar on ...

Significance of Jammu and Kashmir – Seminar by TN Young Thinkers Forum at Madurai

The temple city of Madurai played host to the 3rd seminar of the ‘India at 70’ series by Tamil Nadu ...

Twitter slams Kamal Haasan for ascribing terrorism to Hinduism

Kamal Haasan today raked up a huge ruckus by claiming that existence of Hindu terror was real and that right ...

Debate on Letting Non-Hindus into Temples Resurfaces in Kerala

KERALA, October 25, 2017 (Daily Pioneer): Debate has resurfaced in Kerala over whether non-Hindus who believe in Hindu faith should ...
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Reconfiguring Kerala’s Brahmin Castes

INDIA, November 18, 2017 (EPW by O.B. Roopesh): The appointment of Dalit priests to temples in Kerala has been engendered ...

Taj Mahal – Truth & Facts. Well studied facts from UK Historian

Taj Mahal - It is time to tell the truth. There are many legends about the Taj Mahal. But one sentence ...

Is India’s Supreme Court Dictating Worship Practice at Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple?

NEW DELHI, INDIA, October 28, 2017 (The Print): HPI Note: There is confusion in India over just what the Supreme ...

Ayodhya: RSS floats a new outfit to build mass support for Ram temple while Supreme Court hears case

Shri Ram Mandir Nirman Sahayog Manch will ‘try to show the court that all religious communities want a grand temple ...

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 and ...

Telangana Government Allots $274 Million to Renovate Centuries Old Hindu Temple

In the ever-growing Telegana-Andhra rivalry, a little-known temple is slated to undergo a mega renovation to counter India's richest temple Tirupathi The ...

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 on ...

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? The date of the ...

Karwa Chauth 2017: Why women see their husbands through a chhalani

On Karva Chauth, women look through a chhalani at their husbands and break their fast at moonrise. They can eat ...

World Hindu Newsletter – Worldwide Edition | 02 Oct 2017

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

Dussehra 2017: How Dussehra Is Celebrated Across the Country

[caption id="attachment_59952" align="alignleft" width="347"] Nagpur: Workers busy in making effigies of the evil king Ravana at a workshop ahead of ...

“Ravish Kumar, I Lost $120,000 American Job Supporting ‘Mission 2014 – Modi For PM’ , But I’m Still Happy”– By Rahul Chandra

Bakhshali Manuscript: First recorded evidence of zero discovered – Pallava Bagla

The 3rd-4th-century Bakhshali Manuscript found near Taxila predates a 9th-century inscription of zero on the wall of a temple in ...

How A 59-Year-Old German Turned Mother To Over 1,000 Sick Cows In Mathura

Fondly called Sudevi Mataji, Friederike Irina Bruning started her cowshed known as 'Surbhai Gauseva Niketan'. Friederike Irina Bruning the large family ...

“Lack of Peer Review by Traditional Dharmic Institutions Has Given Rise to Fake Babas”: Swami Vigyananand

In the wake of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insaan’s 10-year sentence for rape, a question rises as to why controversial self-styled ...

Sushma Swaraj Awesome Speech On Importance of Sanskrit” (Hindi)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxIIMkcsLxU

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. She ...

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 of knowledge ...

To worship Ganesha, we must become Ganesha – David Frawley

To worship Ganesha, we must become Ganesha, which is to let go of our outer minds and embrace the unknown ...

Five Reasons to Spend a Fortune on Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Photo by Swati Gautam The often seen south face of Mount Kailash with the Nandi hump on the left This is the ...