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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...

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,...

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...

‘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 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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to speak at Lutheran Church in Nevada

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will address the congregants and others at St. Paul’s...

Upset Hindus urge Minnesota firm to apologize & withdraw Lord Shiva doormat

Upset Hindus are urging Saint Cloud (Minnesota) based company Babyshark for immediate withdrawal of door mat carrying image of...

Hindu prayer opening Lyon County Commissioners meeting in Nevada for 1st time

For the first time, Board of County Commissioners of Lyon County, created 1861, will start its day in Yerington...

Lauding Tempe School District for offering yoga, Hindus seek yoga in all Arizona schools

Hindus have commended Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) in Arizona for offering Yoga and Advanced Yoga in its...

BAPS North American Youth Convention 2018, Atlanta, GA, USA

From July 1 to July 10, 2018, the BAPS North American Youth Convention (NAYC18) in Atlanta, Georgia will see...

Hindus shocked at Vatican Museums labelling them as “cult”

Hindus are shocked at the description of a portable Hindu temple, a collection of Vatican Museums, which in their...

WAVES Conference in Dallas

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

Upset Hindus urge Missouri brewery to remove Lord Ganesha image from beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Springfield (Missouri) based award-winning Springfield Brewing Company (SBC) to apologize and not use Hindu deity...

Many US school districts closing on November 7, the day of Hindu festival Diwali

There will reportedly be no classes for students on November seven, the day of most popular Hindu festival Diwali;...

Hindus concerned over trivialization of Hinduism in Ubisoft’s upcoming game “Beyond Good & Evil 2”

Concerned about trivialization; Hindus are urging French video game publisher Ubisoft to depict Hindu deities, temples, traditions, terminology and...

Upset Hindus urge Chicago’s Field Museum to withdraw Lord Shiva plush doll from sale & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging one of the world’s largest natural history museum, The Field Museum in Chicago, to immediately...

Houston’s Entrepreneur Amit Bhandari donates $50,000 to Ekal’s Mobile Computer Lab

Houston based entrepreneur Amit Bhandari donates $50,000 to Ekal’s Digital Literacy Program. By Manu Shah Houston based entrepreneur Amit...

World Sanskrit Conference Recognizes Akshar-Purushottam Darshan as a Distinct Vedanta Tradition

VANCOUVER, CANADA, July 10, 2018 (Press Release): The 17th World Sanskrit Conference, the premier international forum for Sanskrit scholars,...

GHHF: Kathi Mahesh calls Lord Sri Rama a “Cheater” and insults Goddess Sita

Kathi Mahesh calls Lord Sri Rama a “Cheater” and insults Goddess Sita PROTEST March Planned from Hyderabad to Yadagiri Gutta on...

Didi Maa Saadhvi Ritambharaji -Bhajan-Sandhya event on Sunday July 15th at Keshav Smruti from 6-9PM

Source: World Hindu News (WHN)

Upset Hindus urge San Antonio art-clothing firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha leggings

Upset Hindus are urging San Antonio (Texas) based art-clothing company DiZurita for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of...

Exclusive Interview Of Nikunj Trivedi, Chairman – Hindu Student Council

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Suresh Iyer takes over as Ekal USA President

Suresh Iyer:Ekal USA’s new President Manu Shah Suresh Iyer’s introductionto Ekal was a strange coincidence. In 2002, he was...

Pennsylvania Senate & House opened with Hindu mantras & holy water drops on June 19

On June 19, both Pennsylvania State Senate and House of Representatives in Harrisburg started their respective sessions with Hindu...

Like Dunbar Cave Park, Hindus urge Tennessee to offer yoga in all 56 State Parks

Hindus have commended Tennessee State Parks of Tennessee Government Department of Environment & Conservation for launching yoga series in...

[GHHF] Tirumala Issue – Major Allegations and The way forward

Tirumala Issue – Major Allegations and The way forward Here is the truth on what has happened in Tirumala...

Schools to stay closed in 7 districts of New York state on Diwali day

Seven school districts in New York state will reportedly stay closed on November seven, the day of most popular...

You’re invited to Sindh Heritage Day – Raja Dahir’s Anniversary (Jun 30, 2018)

You are invited to the following event: SINDH HERITAGE DAY – RAJA DAHIR’S ANNIVERSARY Event to be held at...

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...

Documentary on “Great Minds on India” launched

      A short vedio documentary on a research-based book entitled “Great Minds on India” by Salil Gewali,...

Transformations IX The Jyeshtha Ashtami Havan and Wisdom Retreat

When : Saturday June 9, 2018 – Sunday June 10, 2018 Where : Sringeri Sadhana Center, 327, Cays Rd,...

Non-Indian Hindus

UNITED STATES, May 22, 2018 (Patheos, by Mat McDermott): The phenomenon of non-Indians adopting Hinduism is not new. However,...

North Carolina Students Honor Their Teachers

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA, May 18, 2018 (India Life and Times): The Charlotte North and South chapters of Hindu Swayamsevak...

Hindus concerned at trivialization of Hinduism in Season 2 of “American Gods” TV series

Hindus are urging makers of Emmy-nominated fantasy-drama television series “American Gods” not to trivialize highly revered Hindu goddesses in...

Canadian Brahmans concerned at denigration of Brahmans in Haryana

Canadian Brahmans concerned at denigration of Brahmans in Haryana Canadian Brahmans, together with the American Brahmans, from all over Canada have...

New York’s East Williston School District closes schools on Diwali

Welcoming East Williston Union Free School District (EWUFSD) in New York declaring holiday on November seven for Diwali, Hindus...

Small Errors, Big Impact: Correcting Media Portrayals of Hinduism

UNITED STATES, May 9, 2018 (HAF): Hindu Americans comprise one of the fastest growing populations in the United States....

Why the Latest Genetic Study Does Not Rewrite India’s History

UNITED STATES, April 22, 2018 (Swarajyamag by Aseem Shukla and Swaminathan Venkataraman): Nearly a decade ago, when the Hindu...

World Hindu Congress 2018: State Heads, Chief Ministers, Global Business Leaders To Attend Mega Event In Chicago

The World Hindu Congress, from September 7 to 9, is being held to commemorate 125 years of Swami Vivekananda’s...

Renowned Getty Museum exhibiting paintings of Hindu gods

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is showcasing images of various Hindu deities in its “Pathways to...

In Danger of Losing Hinduism in India? Khadreme Hindu Samaj

GHHF Swami Paripoornanda Lecture on May 12 in Frisco. Find out Who He is? Invited to attend his lecture on...
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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...

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...

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...

Hindu Jewish Festival of Lights

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hindus welcome free yoga sessions at Newfoundland-Labrador Lt. Governor residence

Welcoming launching of yoga sessions during summer at Newfoundland-Labrador Government House, the official residence of provincial Lieutenant Governor in...

Hindus welcome Alabama Methodist Church offering free yoga classes

Hindus have welcomed First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Gadsden (Alabama) for offering free yoga classes. FUMC is offering...

Upset Hindus urge Canada firm “OmBoys” to withdraw apparel showing Lord Ganesh as mechanic & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Vancouver Island (British Columbia, Canada) based clothing & apparel brand “OmBoys” for immediate withdrawal of...

ABC apologises for Hindu terror plot in Quantico after online backlash | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) – U.S. television studio ABC has apologised to Indian fans of its crime drama “Quantico” after an...

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Upset Hindus urge Swedish firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh bikinis & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Skurup (Sweden) based fashion-clothing firm Creative Minds Petrahs Art for immediate withdrawal of bikinis, leggings,...

Councils of 10 Utah counties & cities will begin their day with Hindu prayers next week

Hindu mantras will open the meetings of ten city and county councils in Utah, most probably for the first...

GHHF Request TTD to investigate the charges as well a correct many neglected activities.

Request TTD to investigate the charges as well a correct many neglected activities. Source: GHHF

The western thinkers spellbound by India’s literary wisdom: Fabian Lyngdoh

A research-based book  ‘Great Minds on India’, by Salil Gewali is a laboriously compiled beautiful booklet. In this book the...

Washington’s Longview City Council to open with Hindu mantras on May 24

City Council of Longview (Washington), incorporated 1924, will start its day on May 24 with Hindu invocation, containing verses...

Hindus laud Jericho for Diwali holiday & ask closing all New York schools on Diwali

Welcoming Jericho School District (JSD) in New York declaring holiday on November seven for Diwali, Hindus are urging all...

University of Virginia offers “Medical Yoga for Health Professionals” course

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, public research university and tier-one research institution with a nationally renowned health system,...

Oregon’s Jefferson County Board to open with Hindu prayers on May 23

Board of Commissioners of Jefferson County, created 1914, will start its day in Madras (Oregon, USA) on May 23...

Hindus welcome Atlanta Airport plans of yoga space

Hindus have welcomed proposal of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) to create Yoga/Meditation space, and hope that it will...

Hindus laud Chesterfield for Diwali holiday & ask closing all New Jersey schools on Diwali

Welcoming Chesterfield Township School District (CTSD) in New Jersey reportedly declaring school closure on November seven for Diwali, Hindus...

Dr Subramanian Swamy’s visit to USA in June – July 2018; Opportunity for NEW Cities to Invite

REMINDER Dr Subramanian Swamy’s visit to USA in June – July 2018; Opportunity for NEW Cities to Invite....

Sikh National Center presents 5th Vaisakhi Khed Mela 2018 on Sunday April 29, 11 AM – 6 PM

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Upset Hindus urge luxury activewear “Niyama Sol” to withdraw Lord Ganesh legging & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Las Vegas headquartered luxury activewear “Niyama Sol” for immediate withdrawal of legging carrying images of...

[GHHF] The US Hindu Alliance cordially invites youto attend a talk onHindu Temples in Indiaand the launch of the“Free the Temples” Campaign

The US Hindu Alliance cordially invites you to attend a talk on Hindu Temples in India and the launch...

Canada’s largest Toronto School Board declares November “Hindu Heritage Month”

Toronto District School Board (TDSB) in Canada has resolved that month of November each year be declared as Hindu...

Hindus denounce Canberra peacock trapping plan

Hindus are critical of Peafowl Management Plan of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government, which talks about trapping and maybe...

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in New Jersey’s Bernards School District

Hindus are urging Bernards Township School District (BTSD) in New Jersey to proclaim official holiday on Diwali, most popular...

Illinois Governor issues Proclamation on Hindu prayers at Illinois Senate & House

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has issued a Proclamation marking the “invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the start of...

Mississippi University offering yoga course to reduce anxiety of public performers

University of Mississippi (UM), a public research institution, is offering “Yoga for Performers” course in its Music Department. Announcement...

Oklahoma’s Grady County Board to open with Hindu prayers 1st time on April 30

The Board of County Commissioners of Grady County, founded 1907, will start its day in Chickasha (Oklahoma, USA) on...

Kohl’s apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh Throw Pillow within 17 hours of Hindu protest

Wisconsin headquartered leading omnichannel retailer, Kohl’s Department Stores, has apologized and removed the Throw Pillow carrying image of Hindu...

Hindus welcome Arizona State University using “spiritual principles of yoga” to heal addiction

Arizona State University (ASU), a public research university headquartered in Tempe (Arizona), is offering Yoga of 12-Step Recovery Classes...

Another Hindu Temple approved in Connecticut

Planning and Zoning Board of the City of Milford in Connecticut has reportedly unanimously approved the proposal to establish...

Payson City Council in Utah opening with Hindu mantras for 1st time since 1850 founding

Payson City Council in Utah (USA) will start its day with Hindu prayers on June six, reportedly for the...

Williams College in Massachusetts now has “Hindu Prayer Room”

Williams College, the second-oldest institution of higher learning in Massachusetts established in 1793, now has a Hindu Prayer Room....

Upset Hindus urge Italian brewery to withdraw Lord Ganesh Beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Palmi (Reggio Calabria, Italy) based Baffo Craft Brewery to apologize and withdraw its Ganesh Craft...

GHHF: “Why I Am A Hindu” By Tharoor Denounces Hindu Patriots and Intents to Demolish Hindu House

“Why I Am A Hindu” By Tharoor Denounces Hindu Patriots and Intents to Demolish Hindu House Now I...

Etsy discards Lord Ganesh Flip Flops within 6 hours of Hindu protest

Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. withdrew flip-flops carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh from its...

Upset Hindus seek apology as Etsy sells Ganesh Flip Flops after removing Ganesha Toilet Seat

Upset Hindus are urging Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. for immediate withdrawal of flip-flops carrying image...
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