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Industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla to build 100 high-tech gaushalas in Madhya Pradesh

Building new gaushalas in MP was one of the main promises made by the Congress ahead of the Assembly...

Fifth International Conference on Mt. Kailash Scheduled for March, 2020

HAMBURG, GERMANY, August 15, 2019 (Press Release by Dr. Wolfgang Woellmer): The 5th International Conference on the Phenomenon of...

Raja Ranjit Singh’s statue vandalised in Lahore

Two men allegedly vandalised a statue of Punjab’s ruler Raja Ranjit Singh placed near his grave in Shahi Qila,...

“Prohibition” of yoga in Alabama public schools continues

“Prohibition” of yoga in the public schools of Alabama continues despite an agenda item in the February 14 Work...

Hindu-Muslim marriage not valid: Supreme Court

 Supreme Court New Delhi: A marriage of a Hindu woman with a Muslim man is not a “regular or valid”...

A Talk by Dr. Koenraad Elst – Sunday, Sept. 15th, London

What: A Talk by Dr. Koenraad Elst When: Sunday, Sept. 15th, 2019 Where: London, U.K. Venue: TBD Title: The...

Upset Hindus urge California firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh water polo suit & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging reportedly Murrieta (California) based water sports clothing firm Bbosi Sports for immediate withdrawal of men’s...

Major General (Retd) G. D. Bakshi US Tour

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Supreme Court to continue with day-to-day hearing in Ayodhya case, rejecting Sunni Waqf Board’s Vakil Rajeev Dhavan’s demands

The Sunni Waqf Board’s advocate Rajeev Dhavan’s tricks fall flat in sabotaging the day-to-day hearing in the Ayodhya case. The Supreme Court on Friday made...

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...

Lauding Lawrenceburg school, Hindus urge all Kentucky schools to offer “World Religions”

Commending Anderson County High School (ACHS) in Lawrenceburg (Kentucky) for offering “World Religions” course, Hindus are urging all Kentucky...

Upset Hindus seek right to cremation in Malta as “burial hinders soul’s journey”

Worldwide Hindus are upset over Malta not having mechanism for the cremation of deceased Hindus, forcing the community to...

Santa Cruz sock co. apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh socks within hours of Hindu protest

Santa Cruz (California) based sock company MERGE4 has apologized and taken down socks carrying image of Hindu deity Lord...

Sialkot’s Shawala Teja Singh Temple reopens after 72 years

Photo: Saqib Jehangir/Facebook The Shawala Teja Singh Temple has been reopened for people after 72 years. It is located...

Isro scientists superstitious, follow Rahu Kaalam, unlucky 13 before rocket launch: Former official

Prior to every rocket mission, ISRO officials pray at the famed Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh....

How Temple Facades Tell the Story of Hindus in London

Ranging from adapted historic buildings to ornate cultural centers, London’s Hindu temples tell of waves of immigration to Britain...

Nag Panchami: Monday, 5 August

The Nag Panchami or festival of snakes is celebrated on the fifth day of the moonlit fortnight in the...

Australian National University research shows prisoners “significantly” benefitted from yoga

A study authored by three Australian National University (ANU) researchers have reportedly concluded that some Australian Capital Territory prisoners...

Hindu priest attacked near temple in US

The priest suffered bruises and abrasions all over his body, including his face during the attack on July 18,...

Hindus welcome England’s historic St Edmundsbury Cathedral for hosting yoga event

Hindus have welcomed Church of England’s St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St. Edmunds (Suffolk, England) for hosting yoga event,...

Over 144,000 Pilgrims Perform Amarnath Yatra in First 11 Days

JAMMU, INDIA, July 12, 2019 (Canindia): 144,058 pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra since it started on July...

Upset Hindus urge Charlotte fitness-wear firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh leggings & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Charlotte (North Carolina) based fitness-wear brand USFitGirls for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of...

Hindus in Richmond Hill Oppose 14-Storeys near Ganesha Temple at Bayview and Elgin Mills

image: ONTARIO, CANADA, June 26, 2019 (York Region): As long as the Hindus can see the temple, they can pray....

Years in the Making, Taos Hindu Temple Housing Rare Statue Opens

TAOS, NEW MEXICO, July 12, 2019 (KRQE News): Thousands of people are expected in Taos this weekend for the...

Amarnath Yatra Suspended from Jammu Due to Separatist-Sponsored Strike in Kashmir

JAMMU, INDIA, July 13, 2019 (Hindu Jagruti): Pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath was suspended for Saturday as...

Pearland Is Home to Rare Hindu Temple Crafted by Hand

PEARLAND, TEXAS, July 5, 2019 (Yahoo News): The Houston area Pearland temple is the only temple dedicated to the...

Indonesian Locals Preserves Hindu Culture

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

Upset Hindus seek apology from Whole Foods for not being transparent in food labels

Hindus are upset at supermarket chain Whole Foods Market (WFM), which claims to “maintain the strictest quality standards in...

Hindus worldwide shocked at vandalizing of Hindu temple near Birmingham

Hindus worldwide are highly concerned regarding reports of vandalizing three times in June of Shree Ram Mandir in Walsall...

Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra Commences

Rajan Gandhi With annual Holy Yatra starting on 1st July it’s time for salvation and nirvana, as whole Jammu...

Letter to Editor: Government of Trinidad and Tobago plan to amend the the Freedom of Information Act

June 11, 2019 The Editor, My use of the FOIA to get answers from UTT The plan by Government...

Genetic proof for the AIT? Look again – Koenraad Elst

The message to take home for now is that even Dr David Reich, celebrated by India’s Aryan Invasion champions,...

Fifth International Conference Mount Kailash Held in Germany

HAMBURG, GERMANY, June 10, 2019 (Universitat Hamburg): Mt. Kailash in the far west of Tibet is one of the...

Six City Councils in Utah heard Hindu mantras this week

Meetings of six city councils in Utah had Hindu invocations between June 10 to 13, containing verses from world’s...

Utah’s Alpine City Council to start day with Hindu mantras 1st time in 169 years

Hindu prayers will open the June 11 meeting of Alpine City Council in Utah for the first time since...

Trinidad pays tribute to Gandhi on World Environment Day

Trinidad pays tribute to Gandhi on World Environment Day By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: The works and thoughts of Mahatma...

Appeal for Families of the Brave Jawans in J&K

World Hindu Council of America Inc. (VHPA) Seva (Social Services) Office P.O.Box 2009, Natick, MA 01760 732-744-0851; office@vhp-america.org; www.vhp-america.org Appeal for Families of the...

Landmark £5 million Hindu temple okayed in England

Planning Committee of Oldham Council in England has reportedly unanimously approved application of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Bhuj for erecting...

Prof. Venkatesh Abdeo’s Hindu Empowerment Legacy Will Inspire Generations to Never Give Up: Rahul Chandra

Prof Venkatesh Abdeo, Central General Secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) passed away in Pune, Mahrastra earlier this week after...

Vat Savitri Vrat 2019: Date, Time, Shubh Muhurat, Puja Vidhi and Vrat Katha to celebrate festival of married women

This year, Vat Savitri Vrat 2019 will be celebrated on June 3 by women in North Indian states like...

Shisha Ranni Festival at Mallikarjuna Temple in Goa

GOA, INDIA, May 27, 2019 (Inditales by Anuradha Goyal): Mallikarjuna temple in Goa is located in the far south...

Hyderabad: Annavaram temple plans dress code

The Annavaram temple authorities are following model of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Board.  Temple officials said the male devotees...

Tension erupts in Pakistan after Hindu doctor booked for blasphemy

A Pakistan doctor, identified as Ramesh Kumar, was taken into custody on charges of blasphemy while angry protestors set...

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...

THREADS 2019 – A Unique Conference by VHPA

Namaskar, The World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) would like to invite you to THREADS 2019, a unique conference...

Election 2019: Onward to a modern Hindu Rashtra – Punarvasu Parekh

Election 2019 marks a watershed in India’s politics. It heralds the dawn of a resurgent India rooted in its...

​Dharmic Ideas & Policy Foundation: The plight of the Yezidi people – An unlamented & continuing genocide

Dharmic Ideas & Policy Foundation  Dharmic Ideas & Policy Foundation (DIPF) appreciates that when reading this that you may have...

Blessing for First Stone of Shiva Temple

A religious ceremony of blessing of the first stone of what will be the future Temple of Shiva, designed...

Brazen Thieves Steal $15K in Gold from Atlanta Temple

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, May 20, 2019 (AJC): [HPI note: temple management should take note of this incident; similar thefts have...

Temple in Chatsworth, hardest hit by storm, to be rebuilt

The temple, situated next to the Umhlatuzana River, was flooded and damaged after the river burst its bank. The...
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Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project Ahead of Schedule

INDIA, August 15, 2019 : A unique project in Varanasi is pushing for modern development in the heartland of...

Journalists clashed with Khalistanis for tricolor, people braved salute on social media

Indian journalist Poonam Joshi, who is fighting against pro-Khalistan protesters who insulted the Tricolor in London, is being praised...

The real story of how Pakistani and Khalistani groups indulged in violent protests in London and attacked the Indian Diaspora

Violent protests erupted outside the Indian High Commission in London on 15th August, where thousands of Pakistani immigrants and anti-India...

Sewa International – Ganesh Utsav 2019 Schedule

Ganesh Utsav – Sponsor a Child When8 Sep 2019 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM LocationChinmaya Somnath, Chantilly, VA 20151...

Charleston yoga firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesha mat within hours of Hindu protest

Charleston (South Carolina) based yoga mats and accessories company Yoloha Yoga has apologized and taken down yoga mat carrying...

Ganesh Festival in La Courneuve: “It’s Important to be able to Practice our Religion Here”

LA COURNEUVE, FRANCE, August 11, 2019 (Le Parisien, translated from French): Prayers and songs in Tamil resound in 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...

Lord Ganesha Float Procession Launched

The Lord Ganesha Float Procession held its launch at the Shri Mariammen Temple Cultural Centre in Mount Edgecombe on...

Condolence Message from Hindu Empowerment Office On The Unfortunate Demise Of Former External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj

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Upset Hindus urge Santa Cruz sock company to withdraw Lord Ganesh socks & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging sock company MERGE4 based out of Santa Cruz (California) for immediate recalling of socks carrying...

Ground-breaking of $1.2 million Columbus Ganesh Temple in Indiana on August 3

Ground-breaking ceremony of 8,000 square feet Sri Ganesh Mandir in Columbus, Indiana; complete with ancient Hindu rituals conducted by...

Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at University of Virginia

Hindus are urging for a permanent and dedicated Prayer Room at University of Virginia (UVA), renowned global research university...

Hindu Temple Hombruch Holds Festival

HOMBRUCH, GERMANY, July 12, 2019 (Ruhr Nachrichten, translated from German): From the outside, the temple at 24 Kieferstrasse seems...

Devotees from Odisha’s Baripada Celebrate Suna Besha in Large Numbers

Devotees in large numbers thronged the Mausima temple in Baripada to witness the Suna Besha or Dwarika Besha of...

Upset Hindus urge Florence firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh yoga mat & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Florence (Italy) based company Yogic Yantra for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat carrying image of...

Pakistan: Ancient Hindu temple in Sialkot reopens after 72 years

An ancient Hindu temple in Sialkot in Pakistan’s Punjab province has been reopened for worshippers after 72 years on...

Hyderabad: Biggest Ganesh Statue this Year Under Construction

 Likeness of the Khairatabad Ganesh idol released on Tuesday Hyderabad: For the first time ever, the Khairatabad Ganesh idol will...

Government sets up seperate board to promote Vedic Education

According to the Indian Express report, the Human Resources Development (HRD) ministry has accepted the proposal to establish India’s...

Sri Siva Vishnu Temple Holds Town Hall on Caribbean Hinduism

image: WASHINGTON, DC, June 5, 2019 (HAF): Lanham, Maryland’s Sri Siva Vishnu Temple Center for Dharma Education hosted a town...

Utah’s Oakley City Council opened with Hindu mantras 1st time in 86 years on June 10

Hindu prayers opened the June 10 meeting of Oakley City Council (Utah) for the first time since its incorporation...

All India Kashmiri Samaj (AIKS) condemns the gruesome terrorist attack in Anantnag,Kashmir

All India Kashmiri Samaj (AIKS) condemns the gruesome terrorist attack in Anantnag District of South Kashmir,  claimed by Al-Umar...

Maine Senate & House open with Hindu prayers

Both Maine House of Representatives and Senate in Augusta opened their June three and four sessions respectively with Hindu...

Hindus urge Germany to take the safety & freedoms of Jews more seriously

Hindus are urging Germany to take immediate steps to halt the reportedly rising anti-Semitism, instead of warning Jews not...

Councils of 6 Utah cities to start the day with Hindu mantras in June

Hindu prayers will open the meetings of six city councils in Utah between June 10 to 13, containing verses...

Head of Hindu Monastery of Africa, Ghana, Swami Satyanand dies

Swami Satyanand Saraswati The Head of the Hindu Monastery of Africa, the most revered Ghanaian, Swami Satyanand Saraswati has...

Trinidad becoming a despotci state, says Hindu leader

By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: Several high-profiled Hindus are being targeted by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, according 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...

Wake up and roll up your sleeves before Bengal becomes another Kashmir: Salil Gewali

It’s highly condemnable that some goons in Kolkata have also destroyed the statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, the pride...

Houston 2019 – “Hindu Agenda in the Modi Era” – Dr. Koenraad Elst

Global Hindu Awareness Seminar Series Houston 2019 When: Saturday, June 1st, 2019, 2:00 pm — 4:00 pm, Houston Venue:Holiday Inn...

Hindu Society of Minnesota proudly Hosts 9th Annual Hindu American Vanaprasthi Network (HAVAN) Conference

HAVAN Conference Brouchure June 1st, 2019 | 9am-6pm Venue: Nath Auditorium at Hindu Temple Of Minnesota 10530 Troy Lane...

Ontario’s Hindu Cultural Centre plans $1.6 million expansion

The Hindu Cultural Centre (HCC) in London (Ontario, Canada) has reportedly planned $1.6 million expansion. This expansion, aimed to...

World Hindu Council of America to Hold Threads 2019 Conference in Boston November 1 to 3

NATICK, MASSACHUSETTS, May 23, 2019 (Press Release): The World Hindu Council of America is pleased to announce THREADS 2019,...

Masters of Memory: How the ancients learnt the Vedas perfectly

Rigveda manuscript page (Source: Ms Sarah Welch/Wikimedia Commons)INDIA, May 23, 2019 (Indian Express): Students today have it tough. There...

Hindu Rohingyas are stuck in Bangladesh

KUTUPALONG, BANGLADESH, May 8, 2019 (Religion News): As talks restart this month about repatriating Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh back...

Japan abode of Hindu deities revealed in film by India expert

According to Behl, many words in the Japanese language are from Sanskrit.  Benoy K. Behl New Delhi: It may...

Students and funds fall short at Sanskrit school

Goa faces shortage of priests during Chaturthi and other festivals, but Sanskrit school that provides 90 per cent of...

Jallianwala Bagh: British Regret

Jallianwala Bagh was a terrible massacre. My lecture in the British House of Parliament a year ago called for...

HinduAssociationUSA Donations to help the victims of Fani Cyclone in India ~ Urgent Appeal for Help

American Hindu Association(AHA) May 4, 2019   Donations to help the victims of Fani Cyclone in India.    Millions of...

Hindu mantras to open Las Vegas, Clark, Henderson, N. Las Vegas, Mesquite Councils

Clark County Board of Commissioners and City Councils of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Mesquite in Nevada will...

Hindu festival of colour celebrated in Aylesbury

Published by Dan Gooding at 8:03am 27th April 2019. You could be covered in colourful paint this afternoon in Aylesbury. The...

Foundation stone for first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi laid in colourful ceremony

His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj, the spiritual leader of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha (BAPS) Swaminarayan Sanstha, was present at...

Shankaracharya of Gobardhan Peeth Concerned about Jagannath Temple Management

Puri: In the wake of Supreme Court’s proposal to hand over the management of the Jagannath temple to the...

Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated every year by the people in India to commemorate the birth of Hindu Lord, Hanuman....

Rajiv Malhotra: “Hindu Music Compromised”

BENGALURU, INDIA, April 8, 2019: Excellent video of Rajiv Malhotra’s keynote address to a conference organized by Bharatiya Vidya...

Chaitra Navratri 2019: Day 1 Of Navratri Today. Things To Keep In Mind

Chaitra Navratri 2019: Navratri dates are April 6 to April 14. Devotees across the country keep fasts and perform...

Desecration of Hindu Temple a Hate Crime

The World Hindu Council of America strongly condemns the vandalism at the Hindu mandir in Louisville, Kentucky. The Swaminarayan...

Hinduism in focus at CNN Town Hall

WASHINGTON, DC: CNN held a Town Hall with Tulsi Gabbard – the first Hindu American to be elected to...

Hindu temple planned in England’s Milton Keynes

A Hindu temple, complete with cultural and community hall, has been reportedly planned in the Tattenhoe ward of Milton...

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...
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