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Nepal and India in Row Over Road to Hindu Holy Site in Tibet

NEW DELHI/BEIJING/KATHMANDU, May 10, 2020 : Nepal has asked India “to refrain from carrying out any activity inside its...

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...

The world needs Hinduism. Hinduphobia has to stop!

#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...

How the Internet is Bringing Comfort to Faith Communities during Coronavirus Social Isolation

AUSTRALIA, March 23, 20202 : Hemangini Patel has been attending her temple every Sunday for as long as she...

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...

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...

Hindus worldwide urge Australia PM Morrison to censure Treasurer Frydenberg for mocking Hinduism

Hindus worldwide are urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison to censure Treasurer Josh Frydenberg for mocking deeply revered Hindu practices...

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...

President Jokowi Creates Indonesia’s First Hindu State University

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, February 3, 2020 : President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has issued a presidential regulation (Perpres) turning the Hindu...

A Hindu center burns down in Australian Bush Fires

By: Sri Om Community. Sydney has a large Hindu population and there are about 30 Hindu temples, spiritual centers...

Sydney firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesha toilet cover within few hours of Hindu protest

Online home-furnishings retailer “My Diva Baby” based in Sydney suburb Seven Hills; apologized and removed “Indian God Ganesha Elephant Bath Mat Set”,...

Hindu Munnani condemns the radical Jihad ammunition culture in Tamil Nadu

The Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested three suspected terrorists identified as Khaja Moideen, Syed Ali Navas and Abdul...

Hindus seek dedicated areas for scattering cremated remains in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Hindus are urging city councils of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide in Australia to work on creating dedicated...

Hindu temples closed during solar eclipse

Bernama December 27, 2019 KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 27): In keeping with tradition, Hindu temples in the country remained closed during...

Yoga Session 2020 – Swami Ramdev Live in Sydney

AEDT December 5, 2019, 6:29 am Sydney Event Details When Friday, 21st February 2020 – Sunday, 23rd February 2020 Where...

Hindu temple consecrated in Chinatown

Hindu priests sprinkling sacred water from the roof over the rajagopuram, a five-tiered tower at the entrance of the...

Abhishegam Conducted In Indonesia’s Prambanan Temple After 1,163 Years!

The Prambanan Temple in central Java is one of the largest Hindu temples in the world dedicated to the...

On World Hindu News Sixth Anniversary, A BIG Thanks To You All !

Namaste Jai Shri. Ram! Jai Mata Ki! On this sixth anniversary of World Hindu News thank you for empowering worldwide Hindu news...

Trailblazing Historic ‘Hindu Mandir Executive Conference’ in NJ :Prakash Waghmare

“Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHPA)” sponsored historic 14th annual ‘Hindu Mandir Executive Conference (HMEC)’ in New Jersey concluded...

Third International Ramayana Conference – Ahmedabad, 21-22 Dec

After two successful international conferences on Ramayana, I am pleased to inform you that with Lord Ram’s infinite mercy,...

Inspiring a New Generation in Malaysia

KAUAI, HAWAII, September 10, 2019 : Divine Life Society Malaysia offers young Hindus an infusion of fun and philosophy,...

Pakistan: Hindu medical student Namrita Chandani found murdered; Another case of forced conversion?

Sindh , Sept 17 (ANI): In yet another case highlighting the deplorable conditions of minorities in Pakistan, a Hindu...

Bhutan Ethnic Cleansing of Hindus

Bhutan Ethnic Cleansing of Hindus  Leaders from Bhutanese Hindus living as refugees in USA explain the history of their...

Hindu Temple in Ipoh Vandalised, but Cops Have Suspect

IPOH,MALAYSIA, August 17, 2019 (Malay Mail): The Sri Maha Mariaman Temple in Kampung Dusun, Bertam was a wreck when...

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...

Indonesian Locals Preserves Hindu Culture

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

13-year-old Hindu girl raped, forced to drink alcohol in Pakistan’s Sindh

The incident happened in Tando Muhammad Khan district on June 7 when the victim was on her way 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...

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...

Indian Roots In Foreign Soil

Some 500 years back, a trading community from South India settled in Malaysia. They married native women and adapted...

Remnants of 100 Undiscovered Ancient Temples Unearthed in Cambodian Jungle

CAMBODIA, May 16, 2019 (Daily Mail): Archaeologists claim to have found the remnants of nearly 100 previously undiscovered ancient...

Bodhinathaswami Visits Maviddapuram Temple, Sri Lanka

Jaffna, 24 March, (Asiantribune.com): His Holiness Bodhinatha Veylanswami, 163rd Head of the Nandinatha Sampradaya’s Kailasa Paramparaand Guru at Kauai’s...

Bali’s HIndu New Year , A Day of Silence

BALI, INDONESIA, MARCH 7, 2019 ( Daily Mail): Bali’s airport will close for 24 hours, the Internet will be...

Discarded Hindu religious statues at Auckland beaches raise concern

Rebecca at Biddick’s Bay on Tamaki Drive, has been collecting Hindu deities left as rubbish on beaches. Photo /...

In Japan, a Debate About Swastikas Takes on a New Urgency

JAPAN, January 24, 2019 (The Outline): Around the world, symbols hold disparate meanings based on cultural relevance. For some...

Tanah Lot Temple: Bali’s Stunning Sacred Sea Shrine

19 DECEMBER, 2018 – 01:46 ED WHELAN Tanah Lot Temple: Bali’s Stunning Sacred Sea Shrine Bali regularly features as one...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ganesha Procession Supporters Honored for Their Commitment

SOUTH AFRICA, August 21, 2018 (Rising Sun Overport): The Lord Ganesha Float Procession held its annual awards and launch...

Manobo Woman’s Kin Want Golden Tara Returned

BUTUAN CITY, PHILIPPINES, August 13, 2018 (Philstar): As the United States government plans to return the historic Balangiga bells...

Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple Chairman Removed for Severe Mismanagement after Probe

SINGAPORE, August 7, 2018 (Straits Times): The chairman of one of Singapore’s oldest Hindu temples has been removed from...

Indian Pilgrims Throng Nepal’s Pashupatinath to Mark Hindu festival

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, July 30, 2018 (ANI): Hindu devotees from across Nepal and India thronged various shrines of Hindu Lord...
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Devotees Set for New Normal; SOP for Hindu Temples Submitted

KUANTAN, MALAYSIA, May 10, 2020 (New Strait Times): Temple visits could soon be a whole new experience for Hindu...

The Cry Of Poor Children For Milk: Penang Hindu Association

Needy parents and single mothers are struggling to take care and provide basic needs for their young children. Some...

Nizamuddin Markaz and Tablighi Jamaat be fully banned: Dr. Surendra Jain

New Delhi, April 05, 2020 – The whole of India is in serious crisis today due to the country-wide...

First Hindu University in Muslim-Majority Indonesia Named after Sugriva

BALI, INDONESIA, April 13, 2020 : The first Hindu university has been opened in Indonesia in the name of...

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...

Upset Hindus urge Amazon Australia to withdraw Lord Ganesha shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Amazon Australia for immediate withdrawal of shorts carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha; calling...

Lakhs expected to celebrate Mahashivaratri

Pashupati Area Development Trust has said it expects to host around one million Hindu devotees from Nepal and abroad...

‘The Digital Preacher’ – Premanjana Das

In this era dominated by technology and devices, there are very few devotees of Krishna who use technology or...

Hindu political party registered in South Africa

Bachu cited the reintroduction of Indian languages as subjects in government schools and declaring Diwali a public holiday in...

Interfaith Religious Studies For Non-Muslims Should Be Introduced In Schools: Penang Hindu Association

22/12/2019 Interfaith Religious Studies For Non-Muslims Should Be Introduced In Schools On behalf of Penang Hindu Association and Malaysia...

Rain does not dampen fervour of 15,000 devotees at Hindu temple consecration ceremony in Singapore

SINGAPORE – Even as the rain poured early on Sunday morning (Dec 15), the crowds outside the Sri Layan...

PENANG HINDU ASSOCIATION (PHA) advance announcement needed on the goodies offered through YB’s service centre

We, the PENANG HINDU ASSOCIATION (PHA) urge and greatly appreciate the goodies offered to the under privileged families by...

Bali Government Sets Aside $114,076 to Revamp Besakih Temple in 2020

Bali’s provincial government is setting aside around IDR1.6 billion (US$114,076) to revamp the Besakih Temple complex in Karangasem regency...

One Killed in Nepal During Clash over Statue Immersion

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, November 1, 2019 (PYI): A 20-year-old Indian national was killed after security forces in southern Nepal opened...

Australian jewellery firm apologizes & removes Lord “Ganesha anklet” within 24-hours of Hindu protest

Byron Bay (New South Wales) headquartered Heart Mala Sacred Jewellery, has apologized and withdrawn anklet, carrying image of Hindu...

More than 100 sacred Balinese dances barred from commercial use

Legong, a traditional Balinese dance, performed in Ubud, Bali. (Shutterstock/Ko Backpacko) At 63 years old, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana...

Center for Hindu Empowerment strongly condemns violent attacks in Pakistan, calls on PM Imran Khan to ensure the safety of Hindus

As the violent attacks on Pakistani Hindus and Sikhs continue by Jihadists, Center for Hindu Empowerment strongly condemns 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...

Holi Around the World

Holi knows no bars, Holi knows no boundaries too. Across the world wherever Indians or people of Indian origin...

Bioethics – a Hindu Perspective

By : Dr Raj Maheshwari. (The following is an abstract of the talk delivered by the author at the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A new Hindu Education Centre coming up in Sydney

As Hindu population is growing rapidly in Australia (mostly due to migration), existing temples are struggling to cope up...

Ram Sita Kalyanam Vivah in Parramatta 3rd November 2018

Hindu Council of Australia is celebrating Deepavali festival on 3rd and 4th of November 2018 in Parramatta Park this...

Cavadee: Prayers and Sharing for the 10 Day Festival

SAINT-PAUL, REUNION, May 24, 2018 (Linfo, auto-translated from French): The Tamil community of Reunion is paying tribute to the...

Hindu endowment board to manage temples nationwide

The Reform Batu Caves movement agenda will be one of the first issues to be dealt with once the...

World Hindu Council Malaysia urges community to support BN

KUALA LUMPUR: The World Hindu Council (WHC) has expressed doubt over the promises made by Pakatan Harapan as the...

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra to Resume via Nathu La Route This Year

BEJING, CHINA, April 23, 2018 (League of India): In a development that is going to spread joy in the...

Narshinga Chaturdashi Celebrated In Karachi

  BY Sanjesh Dhanja, Country Head WHN Pakistan Narasimha (Sanskrit: नरसिंह IAST: Narasiṃha, lit. man-lion) is an avatar of the...

Lauding Victoria Govt. funding temple, Hindus urge Australia Govt. fund temples nationwide

Welcoming Victorian State Government for providing over $160,000 to Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple (Hindu Society of Victoria) in Carrum...

World Hindu News Appoints Sanjesh Dhanja As Country Head for Pakistan

  WHN |  02-11-2018  8:25 am EST   HOUSTON:  World Hindu News decision making board has appointed Sanjesh Dhanja...

Breaking Interview: Shriraj Nair – VHP Spokesperson, VHP Mumbai Goa Jt. Secretary Speaks Out

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Thai Pongal: Festival of Color for a Munificent Harvest

SRI LANKA, January 14, 2018 (Sunday Observer by P. Krishnaswamy): The country’s Hindus are celebrating the “Pongal” harvest festival,...

Jammu Kashmir Hindu Help Line, India Health Line Exclusive With Ravi Thapa

 

Despite Conversion Ban, Christianity Spreads in Nepal

RICHET, NEPAL, December 23, 2017 (eNCA): More than two years after an earthquake flattened the Nepali village of Richet,...

Why The Name Taimur Matters? By Gokul Kunnath

Why the name Taimur matters?   By Gokul Kunnath December 20, 2017   Last year, two of Bollywood’s popular...

Indonesian Court Recognizes Native Religions in Landmark Ruling

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, November 7, 2017 (Reuters): Indonesia’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday affirmed the rights of devotees of faiths outside...

Rakhine State Govt to Close Displaced Person Camps for Hindus and Ethnic Arakanese

SITTWE, MYANMAR, October 30, 2017 (Irrawaddy): The Rakhine State government will close camps for displaced persons who have fled...

Why Nepal has one of the world’s fastest-growing Christian populations – Danielle Preiss

Churches mushroom throughout the Kathmandu Valley and across the terraced hills. Proselytizing remains illegal, but with political instability and...

Brother-Sister Bond Observed Across Nepal

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, October 21, 2017 (Kathmandu Post): The five-day-long Tihar festival came to an end after the observance of...

Sydney Opera House’s Iconic Sails Turn Gold to Celebrate Diwali

It’s the fourth year in a row the Opera House has been lit up in a golden colour to...

Sydney Opera House’s Iconic Sails Turn Gold to Celebrate Diwali

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, October 18, 2017 (SBS): It’s the fourth year in a row the Opera House has been lit...

World Hindu Newsletter – Worldwide Edition | 02 Oct 2017

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

Power of Prayer?: Hindus Hold Ceremonies for Active Volcano Mt. Agung to Pray That Island Is Spared

BALI, INDONESIA, September 22, 2017 (Coconuts Bali): Balinese Hindus have been conducting a number of ceremonies at Mt. Agung,...

2018 Thaipusam Procession To Be Cut Short by 5.5 Hours Due to Total Lunar Eclipse

SINGAPORE, September 22, 2017 (Straits Times): Solar and lunar eclipses usually draw many admirers eager to view the phenomenon,...
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