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Kanaka Durga Temple to Have Traditional Dress Code

VIJAYAWADA, INDIA, December 10, 2018 (Deccan Chronicle): Come January 1, devotees to the famous Kanaka Durga temple on the...

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...

Pakistan issues large number of visas for Katas Raj temple

The announcement came days after Islamabad issued 220 visas for the Shadani Darbar temple in Sukkur where a century...

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...

World Hindu Congress honors ISKCON, BAPS, Geeta Press, Gorakhpur and Chinmaya Mission

The World Hindu Congress held from Sept. 7-9, 2018 in Chicago reaffirmed Swami’s Vivekananda’s message of universal love, peace,...

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...

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...

Dakshineswar Temple Gets Skywalk for Devotees to Walk Straight from Rail Station

KOLKATA, INDIA, November 5, 2018 (Newsmen): On the eve of Kali Puja, the world famous Dakshineswar Kali Temple in...

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...

‘Grandest day’ as Groton Hindu temple opens to community

A feast of fruits greets worshippers at the opening celebration for the New England Shirdi Sai Parivaar Temple in...

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...

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...

India’s Durga Puja Celebrates Divine Feminine with Modern Takes on Ancient Ritual

People walk through artwork along a 300-foot-long stretch of road depicting the hardships faced by the sex workers of...

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...

Kundapur: VHP, Bajrang Dal organise huge rally, condemn cattle theft

Daijiworld Media Network – Kundapur (MS) Kundapur, Oct 7: “Though the country was divided as Pakistan for Muslims and Hindustan...

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...

The temple that changed Indian team’s fortune

The temple that changed Indian team’s fortune ​Hyderabad: In any sphere of life, it’s common for people to seek divine...

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...

Indian court rules Hindu temple can’t ban females of menstruating age

Hindu devotees pray at Sabarimala temple in the Indian state of Kerala during the annual Maravilakku festival in January...

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...

Amarnath Yatra Ends Peacefully for 285,000 Pilgrims

SRINAGAR, August 26, 2018 (Tribune India): The two-month-long Amarnath yatra concluded peacefully on Sunday with the holding of prayers...

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...

Hindus and even Hindu Gods are not Safe in Tamil Nadu

Even Hindu Gods are not Safe in Tamil Nadu The events witnessed in Tamil Nadu during the last three...

Why Finland Won’t Let Go of the Swastika

FINLAND, September 198, 2018 (The Week): The swastika, a symbol most associate with the horrors of Nazi Germany, still...

Permanent Secretariat Proposed for Hindus Worldwide

INDIA, September 12, 2018 (India Herald): Hindus worldwide should become more visible as positive change makers in their respective...

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....

Maharudram Ceremony Held in Canada

TORONTO, CANADA, August 23, 2018 (Bangalore Mirror): Toronto’s growing Sringeri community, mostly comprising professionals from Bengaluru and other cities,...

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...

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...

Bengal’s Durga Puja- A Hindu festival in full flow in pictures

Kumari puja at Belur Math, headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission. This ritual is usually observed on the...

A Place to Call Home for Hindus in the Sioux Empire

TEA, SOUTH DAKOTA, August 26, 2018 (KDLT News): The Hindu Temple of Siouxland has been working to open a...

Victoria Hammah Represents Africa at World Hindu Congress

AFRICA, September 9, 2018 (Modern Ghana): The September 7-9 World Hindu Congress (WHC-18) in Chicago included a delegation from...

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...

Victoria Hamah, two others to represent Africa at 2nd World Hindu Congress

Victoria Lakshmi Hamah is part of a three-member delegation from Ghana to the World Hindu Congress Hindus in Ghana...

Shiva Mandir – Shrimad Bhagwat Katha Ramesh Bhai Oza

Source: http://hinducouncil.com.au/new/hindufestival/shiva-mandir-shrimad-bhagwat-katha-ramesh-bhai-oza/

President exchanges greetings with Hindu community members at Janmashtami reception

President Abdul Hamid greeting the Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla, at the Janmashtami reception, at Bangabhaban...

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...

Why the World Hindu Congress in Chicago, to be the largest gathering of Hindu leaders to date, is important

It was in the summer of 1893, July 30, to be precise, that this “learned Brahman Hindoo,” according to the...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

Ancient Temples Discovered During Demolition in Varanasi

The world famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple at Varanasi will soon be accessible to pilgrims directly from the mythological ghats...

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...

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...

Malibu Hindu Temple Safe for Now

Hindu Temple Society of Southern California LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, November 11, 2018 (bulletin from Nadadur S. Kumar): “Against all...

Bronze Avudaiyar Arrives at Iraivan Temple

KAUAI, HAWAII, November 12, 2018 (Himalayan Academy–home of HPI and Hinduism Today): On the favorable day of Skanda Shasti,...

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...

Diwali celebration event aims to bring Coventry communities together

Picture by Creative Commons License. A DIWALI celebration is aiming to bring the whole of Coventry together. The Diwali...

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...

Hindu Jewish Festival of Lights

(Chicago, IL — September 4, 2018) — 125 years ago, Swami Vivekananda made history with his groundbreaking speech to...

Hindu Youth Group Seeks Growth, Service Opportunities

HOUSTON, TEXAS, October 19, 2018 (Houston Chronicle): For Vijay Pallod, a board member of the Hindus of Greater Houston,...

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...

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...

West Bengal: Yunnan comes alive in a Kolkata Durga Puja pandal

The organisers had expressed their wish to collaborate with the consulate last year, when Ma had visited their puja....

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...

Thousands Expected at Annual Hindu Festival

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, October 13, 2018 (Edinburgh News): For more than two decades thousands of people have gathered to enjoy...

Subramanian Swamy Moves High Court for Liberation of Tirumala Temple from Government Control

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy (File | PTI) By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Rajya Sabha member and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy...

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...

The fascinating legends of Navratri

With Navratri just around the corner, there is a significant degree of bliss and felicity in the air surrounding...

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...

India’s First Vedic Research Centre To Be Set Up At Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University (Wikimedia Commons) The foundation for the country’s first Centre for Vedic Research was laid by Prime...

Yoga now tolerated in new ‘open’ Saudi Arabia

Yoga studios are springing up in Saudi Arabia amid Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s call for an “open, moderate...

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...

Maharashtra Rolls Out Red Carpet for Lord Ganesha

MUMBAI, INDIA, September 13, 2018 (Daiji World): Maharashtra rolled out the red carpet for the popular elephant-headed God, Lord...

Preservation of India’s Heritage is Nationalism, says Vice-President Naidu

INDIA, September 15, 2018 (India Post): India’s Vice President Venkaiah Naidu renewed Swami Vivekananda’s message to the World Parliament...

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:...

Temple Inscriptions Getting Wiped Out

CHENNAI, INDIA, August 24, 2018 (The Hindu): A majority of temples in and around Chennai have undergone restoration and...

The World’s First Ganesha Statue that Grows into a Tree

INDIA, September 6, 2018 (Tree Ganesha): The Tree Ganesha is made of red soil, organic fertilizer, natural color and...

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...

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...

A Brazilian’s journey from yoga to Hinduism

Dafne Pires Pinto Sangareddy: A Brazilian research scholar, who has been practising yoga and meditation for over 12 years, has...

World Hindu Congress: Hinduism Embraces People of All Faiths; Tolerance, Diversity Its Facets, Says Krishnamoorthi

Chicago: Tolerance, love, diversity, and inclusion are the facets of Hinduism which embraces people regardless of their faith, Indian-American...

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...

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...

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...

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...

What Was the Spoken Language of Ancient India if Sanskrit Was Never Spoken By the Masses?

INDIA, April 16, 2018 (Quora, by Ram Abloh): Sanskrit was the spoken language of ancient India, in spite of...

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...

Amit Shah reaches out to seers for Kumbh mela, Hindutva and second term of Modi Raj.

BJP president Amit Shah offers prayers during the inauguration of Maujgiri Ghat of Juna Akhara in Allahabad on Friday...

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...

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...

Hindu Politician Dr. Mahesh Malani Becomes First To Win National Assembly GeneralSeat In Pak Polls

Dr. Mahesh Kumar Malani of the Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) has become the first Hindu candidate to win a...

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...

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...
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