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Divali Nagar postponed for 2020 because of Covid-19, says NCIC chairman

By PARAS RAMOUTAR: PORT-OF-SPAIN The annual Divali Nagar is another casualty of Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago, according to...

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Carroll School District of Texas, starting 2021

Hindus want schools in Carroll Independent School District (CISD) headquartered in Southlake (Texas) to stay closed on Diwali; the...

California’s Devi Mandir Napa Ashram Burned Down

YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA, August 25, 2020 (Temple of the Divine Mother, Inc., by Swami Satyananda Saraswati): This year 2020...

Upset Hindus urge Orlando firm to withdraw “Blood of Kali” tea & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Coffee Shop of Horrors located in Greater Orlando (Florida) to withdraw its “Blood of Kali”...

Hindu Samhati President , former RSS Pracharak Tapan Ghosh Passes Away Due to Covid 19

Kolkata, West Bengal Hindu Samhati President , former RSS Pracharak Tapan Ghosh Passes Away Due to Covid 19 in...

Humari Sanskriti Invitation -Join Bhajan Sandhya by Sharma Bandhu Sun 12 July 8am IST (Sat 11 July 7.30pm PST)

Humari Sanskriti www.humarisanskriti.ca invites to join Bhajan Sandhya by eminent singers doyens of Ram darbar style of singing Sharma...

Indian lives do not matter – violent incitement against Indians By Dr Kumar Mahabir

On her Facebook page, well-known ruling People’s National Movement’s (PNM’s) political activist, Juliet Davy, of Trinidad and Tobago, created...

Diverse religious leaders call it “morally wrong” to continue with “Washington Redskins” name

Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Native American religious leaders are appealing to Washington Redskins football team owner Dan Snyder and National Football League (NFL)...

India is the bedrock of Hinduism: Indian high Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago

By PARAS RAMOUTAR  PORT  OF SPAINIndian high Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago, Shri Arun Kumar Sahu said that although...

Hindus welcome proposal of Diwali holiday in Virginia’s Fairfax County Schools

Hindus have welcomed inclusion of Diwali holiday (November four, 2021) in the Draft Calendars 2021-2022 of Fairfax County Public...

India’s Rama takes on China’s dragon: Taiwan News

India’s Rama poised to slay China’s dragon over Ladakh border dispute TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As news broke that...

UTT must revisit the Indian presence in Trinidad and Tobago (Indian Heritage Month)

By PARAS RAMOUTAR The observance of the 175th anniversary of the East Indian presence in Trinidad and Tobago must...

Indian diaspora had its genesis in the concept of globalization: Paras Ramoutar

The works of Nobel laureate, V.S. Naipaul were the subject of discussion at the on-line seminar organized by the...

A perspective of the present racial tensions from an African American Hindu leader

 I grew up in the South during the 1950s and 60s. Those were troublesome times for the African American...

Global Hindu – Online Panchayat – Sunday, 7 June 2020 “The Kalash of Hindu Kush”

Global Hindu – Online PanchayatDay: Sunday, 7 June 2020Time: 8 AM U.S. Pacific, 11 AM...

Hindustan -‘Vande Mataram’ A Poetic Evening (Zoom Video-Sunday, 31st May) Register Now!

Hindustan -‘Vande Mataram’ A Poetic Evening (Online -Sunday, 31st May, India 8.30pm) – Register Now Registration: https://rebrand.ly/vande To participate...

Announcing the North American Hindu Chaplaincy Conference

UNITED STATES, May 4, 2020 (Convergence on Campus): On Saturday May 23 & Sunday May 24th 2020 we celebrate...

Trinidad and Tobago: Muslims and Hindus would be disadvantaged in COVID-19 grants

In an ethnically-plural society like ours, “church” cannot be used as a generic term. It connotes exclusion and discrimination....

“Whipping up Hinduphobia will Lead to Bullying and Hindu Bashing in the USA” World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) on USCIRF

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), strongly denounces the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Annual Report,...

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) strongly condemns the lynching of Hindu sadhus in Palgarh

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) strongly condemns the lynching of Hindu sadhus (ascetics, monks) in Palgarh, India. The...

Hindu University of America Webinar on ‘Yoga and the Healing Power of Contemplative Dialog’

Hindu University of Americabrings you a webinar on‘The Healing Power of Contemplative Dialog ‘From the world of Yogaat a...

The History of Yoga (2020) by Vinyasa Yoga School

Welcome to your crash course on the history of yoga! What you’ll learn: You’ll be getting a short high-level...

Commonwealth, CARICOM must suspend Guyana from its folds: Paras Ramoutar

Guyana should be suspended from the Commonwealth and CARICOM with immediate effect, now that David Granger, the incumbent President...

Controversial CARICOM member supervising Guyana election results

A Caribbean Community (CARICOM) High Level Team is now in Guyana supervising the recounting of ballots from the March...

All Hindu observances in mandirs are cancelled in Trinidad

By PARAS RAMOUTAR–Port-of-Spain Because of the  unpredictably of the Covid 19 spread, Hindu major organizations have cancelled all religious...

The world needs Hinduism. Hinduphobia has to stop!

Beauty and logic of Hinduism versus illogical blind faith of Evangelicals- Maria Wirth’s Interview

#CornonaVirus IndiaLockdown Appeal: Donate 3 weeks ration for Jodhpur based 300 Pakistani Hindu refugee families

29th Mar 2020 | Houston, US Pakistan Hindu Refugee Relief Program appeals to concerned Hindus to donate for 3 weeks...

World Hindu News employees to work from home in US, UK, India sites amid Corona Virus Pandemic

Houston, Texas | 20.03.2020 World Hindu News advisory board in its emergency meeting has decided to close it physical...

Multi-faith service “seeking God’s mercy” off—will be held as “Thanks to God” service after coronavirus

The multi-faith prayer service where Nevada’s faith leaders from various traditions planned to join together on March 15 to...

Why Don’t Hindus Stand Up Against Anti-Hindu Anti-India Agenda?

March 11, 2020 Although India and Hindus were attacked for centuries, India maintained a peaceful environment and communal harmony,...

Kauai’s Hindu Monastery Closed to Visitors due to Corona Virus

With increasing concerns flooding in from devotees around the world for the health and safety of our monks and...

Pray from Home – Prayer for Global Health: Hindu Mandir Executives Conference

The spread of COVID-19 virus with its global dimension has affected thelives globally in one way or another. In...

Nevada’s diverse religious leaders coming together to pray for God’s mercy regarding coronavirus

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Nevada’s faith leaders from various traditions will join together to pray for God’s mercy...

Education Ministry states all schools run by Hindu faith-based organisations will be closed for Holi and Ram Naumi

Hindus celebrating Holi in Fiji The Ministry of Education is urging schools to follow the statement sent by the...

Upset Hindus urge Oregon brewery to rename Shavasana beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Newport (Oregon) based Rogue Ales & Spirits brewery to apologize and rename its “Shavasana” (Imperial,...

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation Meeting in SUPPORT OF CAA held in Plano, Texas was a Great Success

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation organized a meeting in SUPPORT OF CAA on February 23 in Plano Texas. As we...

“HOLI FOR UNITY” – Across The USA, Over 50 Hindu Students and Community Groups Launch A Nationwide Campaign To Spread The True Meaning Of Holi

A national campaign, titled “Holi for Unity”, was launched by over 50 Hindu student and community organizations to bring...

Houston is priming up to welcome the most prominent face of Yoga

Patanjali Yogpeeth USA President Shekhar Agrawal recently announced that none other than Yogrishi Swami Ramdev himself will be in...

Detroit Institute of Arts removes Lord Ganesha finger puppet within few hours of Hindu protest

Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), “one of the premier art museums in the United States”, removed Lord Ganesha finger...

Upset Hindus urge California apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Santa Ana (California, USA) based athletic clothing brand INKnBURN for immediate withdrawal of shorts carrying...

Despite Hindu protest, College of New Jersey refuses to withdraw its newspaper labelling Hinduism as “unforgiving”

Despite Hindu protest, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in Ewing is refusing to withdraw printed copies of its...

Hindu temples in North America opting for taller statues of gods

Hindus have welcomed the trend of installing towering statues of Hindu deities in Hindu temples in North America. With...

Anti-Hindu USCIRF: Sex, crime, bigotry in the name of religious freedom

Earlier in December, when the Citizenship Amendment Bill (now Act) was passed in the Lok Sabha, USCIRF issued a...

Many Alabama churches host yoga, but public schools continue to “prohibit” it

Many Alabama churches now reportedly host/offer/conduct or have hosted/offered/conducted yoga classes, but Alabama State Department of Education continues to...

Balmiki Ramayana Exhibition In Trinidad – Paras Ramoutar

High Commission of India opened the Balmiki Ramayana Exhibition to the public on January 7, 2020 at the Prestigious...

Warning! Nazi Narratives Continue to Threaten Hindus and Jews

By Souptik Mukherjee Hitler stole the ancient Hindu symbol of the Swastika, which for thousands of years had been used...

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in New York’s Valley Stream School District

Hindus are urging Valley Stream Central High School District (VSCHSD) in New York to proclaim official holiday on Diwali,...

Sri Jayanthi Kumaraswami of Chennai one-month “Yaga For Peace” mission to Trinidad Tobago

Her Holiness Sri Jayanthi  Kumaraswami of Chennai, India will climax her one-month mission to Trinidad and Tobago with a...

Christians greeted on Christmas by Hindus

Hindus have sent greetings to Christian communities world over for Christmas.  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release...
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Upset Hindus urge Philadelphia online retailer to withdraw Hindu deity bedspreads & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Wayne (a Philadelphia suburb) based online retailer “4Rissa” to apologize and withdraw bedspreads carrying images...

It was “morally right” thing to do—Hindu & Jew leaders welcome retiring of ‘Redskins’ name

Jewish and Hindu religious leaders have welcomed dropping of the ‘Redskins’ name from the Washington DC National Football League...

Indian Mind Sciences | Harvard’s Herb Benson with Rajiv Malhotra

Indian Mind SciencesRajiv Malhotra and Dr Herbert Benson discuss the future of mind sciences and how it can form...

Trinidad and Tobago Indian High Commission commemorated 175 Indian Arrival Day

By PARAS RAMOUTAR PORT-OF-SPAIN: There were no floats, regalia , religious or cultural progarmmes to mark the 175th Indian...

VHPA condemn the brutal killing of George Floyd,calls for racial justice, equality, and civil rights

Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective USA (HinduPACT USA), an initiative of World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), has...

Hindu Priest Recites Vedic Prayer at White House on Scaled-Down National Day of Prayer Service

WASHINGTON D.C., May 8, 2020 (India.com): The sacred Vedic Shanti Path or peace prayer was recited by a Hindu...

Zed commends Pope for exploring female deacons, saying equality long overdue

Applauding His Holiness Pope Francis for launching commission to study the issue of female deacons and calling it a...

NAMASTE going global: Salil Gewali

A greeting is the first spark that ignites the relationship between two individuals. Tibetans stick out their tongues in...

Historic Hindu temples shut down in Harare due to COVID-19 pandemic

Both the Hindu temples in Harare (Zimbabwe)—Ridgeview Shree Omkar Mandir and Cameron Street Shree Omkar Mandir—have been shut down...

Ex-Christian westerners describe how they fell in love with India and Hinduism

Why USA Hindus need to take off Holi: Vincent Bruno

What is the significance of the Hindu holiday of Holi? Is it just about throwing colored powders around, which...

Politics and the Amerindians of Guyana: Dr Kumar Mahabir and Jai Sears

Politics and the Amerindians of Guyana (Part 1 of 3) By Dr Kumar Mahabir and Jai Sears The Rupununi...

Hindus urge Alabama lawmakers to show maturity & approve bill allowing yoga in schools

On March 10, Alabama House of Representatives will hear bill HB235; which if enacted, would allow yoga to be...

Hindus denounce Miami peacock removal plan

Hindus are critical of the reported February 13 decision of Miami City Commission of relocating peafowl; stressing peacocks are...

VHPA Statement on Seattle City Council Resolution 31926

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Hindu Temple Plans Large Murugan Statue Rural North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA, U.S., January 30, 2020 (News Observer): A Triangle-based Hindu group plans to build a temple in a...

Hindus push for yoga as detention alternative in all Ohio schools, like Toledo & Lancaster

Commending two Ohio public schools, Scott High (Toledo) and Lancaster High; for reportedly offering yoga as detention alternative; Hindus...

Candlelit vigil held by Kashmiri Pandits in Sugar Land, Texas

On January 19th, a candlelit vigil was held in Sugar Land, TX to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the...

VHPA DC Chapter’s cricket program Maryland Cricket League is hosting US National Youth Cricket Tournament

With Maryland Cricket League’s hard work over the past decade and everyone’s best wishes we, The Maryland Cricket League...

Hindus urge St Andrews Univ for objective treatment of Hinduism in upcoming theology encyclopedia

Hindus are urging University of St Andrews (USTA) in Scotland to give Hinduism an objective treatment in its upcoming...

Upset Hindus urge New Jersey apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh underwear & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Clifton (New Jersey) headquartered apparel label Customon for immediate withdrawal of a thong and panty...

Trinidad celebrates Diwali with fervor, engagement with the national citizenry: Paras Ramoutar

Port-of-Spain: Trinidad and Tobago was alight with  thousands of deyas as the nation observed the 174 Divali celebration on...

THREADS 2019: Day Two of the Conference Generates Thought-Provoking Discussions

BOSTON, MA – The Threads 2019 conference, continued second day of deliberations with thought-provoking discussions across several fascinating domains. ...

Expel the Darkness: The Infinity Foundation Journey

Expel the Darkness:The Infinity Foundation Journey Infinity Foundation wishes everyone a very happy Diwali. The foundation has completed 25 years...

Netflix Greenlights TV Series about Hindu Deities from Indian American Animator Sanjay Patel

Veteran Indian American Pixar director and animator Sanjay Patel is behind Netflix’s latest animated series, “Ghee Happy.” But this...

Trinidad audience enthralled with Indian version of , “Romeo and Juliet”: Paras Ramoutar

Trinidad audience enthralled with Indian version of , “Romeo and Juliet” By PARAS RAMOUTAR. It was executed with cinematic...

Hinduism in Latin America: Rajiv Malhotra

Hinduism in Latin America  Swami Paramadvaiti, an original disciple of Swami Prabhupada is the founder of Vrinda Mission, whose...

Hindus seek display of Bhagavad Gita at Manchester Veterans Hospital

Hindus would also like to display ancient Hindu scripture Bhagavad-Gita on the entrance lobby table at Veterans Affairs Medical...

Enroll in Orientation to Hindu Studies at Hindu University of America

Follow Hindu University of America on Social Media! Did you know that the Hindu University of America has a...

Oklahoma launches yoga as “brain-breaks” for students, while it is banned in nearby Alabama

Yoga has reportedly been introduced in some Oklahoma public schools as periodic “brain-breaks” for students. On the other hand,...

Upset Hindus urge Georgia clothing firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh mat & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Athens (Georgia) based apparel and home goods company Vision Lab for immediate withdrawal of yoga...

Om Shakti Foundation, Hi-tech healthcare for Hindus, launched in Houston with Major-General (Retd) G.D.Bakshi

Houston, TX – (August 18th, 2019) – Om Shakti Foundation organized an event at VPSS Haveli Houston on Aug...

Puppet show draws crowds to raise funds for Support a Child – A VHP initiative

Manu Shah, HoustonWednesday, July 31, 2019 | 12:16 PM A brilliant production of the Dhaatu Puppet Theater from Bengaluru...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...
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