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Grand Hindu Temple Hall Inaugurated in Antananarivo, Madagascar; Hindu Temple to Come Soon

ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR, October 18, 2020 : On the occasion of Navratri 2020, a grand Hindu temple hall was inaugurated...

Hindu temples reopening in Harare with protocols

Two Hindu temples in Harare (Zimbabwe), run by The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH), which have been closed for few...

Hindus Welcome ‘Kerala Shivaji’ Pratheesh Viswanathan Website Launch

Houston, US Hindu activists and functionaries across the board have welcomed the launch of http://pratheeshviswanath.in – website of Pratheesh...

NAMASTE going global: Salil Gewali

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

The Story of a Remarkable Hindu Temple in Pretoria’s Inner City

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, March 22, 2020 : Apart from Pretoria’s legacy of grand institutional buildings, South Africa’s capital city...

Ekal’s Monumental “Parivartan Kumbh” With 110,000 Delegates: Prakash Waghmare

From February 16th to 18th, Lucknow, India witnessed the most monumental public Convention in its history that was attended...

Lord Ganesha Float Procession Launched

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

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...

Holi Around the World

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

Jean Arasanayagam Wins 2017 Gratiaen Prize

The Life of the Poet by Jean Arasanayagam is the winner of the Gratiaen Prize 2017, for the best work of creative writing in...



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...

Spiritual leader celebrated

Durban – The divine Life Society of South Africa will commemorate Sri Swami Sahajananda’s 10th Mahasamadhi Anniversary Satsang on...

Diwali Celebrations in South Africa

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, October 16, 2017 (Daily News): A Diwali festival celebration was held in Durban, South Africa on...

WHEF2017@Nairobi Cancellation

We regretfully inform you that due to re-elections in Kenya and resultant political uncertainty, the World Hindu Economic Forum...

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...


Fatimah’s Letter To The Editor: Unmasking a token Indian and the quackery at the University of Guyana

19th July , 2017   LETTER TO THE EDITOR   Unmasking a token Indian and the quackery at the University...

Hindus to take out traditional pots procession through Dundee town in South Africa

Hindus are reportedly taking out a traditional procession, with devotees carrying religiously decorated and blessed brass pots on heads,...

Zimbabwe Hindus to observe celebration involving women fasting & praying for husband

The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH) in Zimbabwe is organizing “Vad Savitri Poonam” on June eight, which its announcement describes...

South Africa Freedom Day Celebrated By Hindus In Fire Ritual

LLAHABAD, INDIA – JANUARY 19: Hindu pilgrims stay warm by a fire near the ritual bathing site at Sangam,...


The Hindus in Mauritius – Jagdish Seebaruth Reality Check

Namaste There is a general perception, especially in India, that the Hindus in Mauritius are very well-off. That, because...

Ramakrishna Centre offers Hinduism classes for children

These Hinduism for children classes not only teach children and youth about Hindu scriptures and philosophy, but are also...

Hindu Shiva temple in western Kenya, where seekers petition God to fulfill wishes

Kamleshwar Mahadev Temple (KMT) in Kibigori in Kisumu County of western Kenya reportedly attracts many devoted seekers who visit...

Hindus to worship Lord Shiva this month

PHOTO: supplied Hindus around the world will worship Lord Shiva on 24 February. Candyce.Krishna THE Shree Ramnarayan Temple Society...

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus “Happy Ganesh Chaturthi”

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus “Happy Ganesh Chaturthi”

ANC chairman visits Caneside Hindu Dharma Sabha Temple

Clasping his palms in deep prayer, Zikalala was moved by the deep reverence worshippers had for the divine mother....


World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus “Happy Gudi Padwa”

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus “Happy Gudi Padwa”

​Islamist Terror Growing in Lethality and Geography, IPT Analysis Finds

by Steven Emerson and Pete Hoekstra IPT News March 28, 2016 The massacres in Brussels and Paris are only...

Hindus laud Mozambique for Diwali holiday

Hindus have commended Mozambique government for reportedly granting Diwali holiday to Hindu employees. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in...

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus “Joyous & prosperous Holi”

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus “Joyous & prosperous Holi”

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Maha Shivaratri”

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Maha Shivaratri”

Hindu Media Forum’s HinduPost.in, a new digital media platform

Hindu Post’s Introduction << Click here for free PDF download HinduPost is a news, commentary and opinion digital media platform that...


World Hindu News – 03 Jan 2016

  WHN gives the news not found anywhere else:Dr. Om P. Aggarwal, You are doing a splendid job:Vijai  ...

Training of Hindu priests Intensified in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA, November 13, 2015 (The Phoenix Sun): The South African Hindu Maha Sabha (SAHMS) has initiated a process...

Hindu prayer hall opens in Mombasa

Swamibapa Prayer Hall had its grand opening at Shree Swaminarayan Sidha Sijivan Mandal NyaIi in Mombasa on Saturday. Hindu...


Remembering Ma. Ashok Singhal ji: Vishwa Hindu Parishad Of America (VHPA)

Remembering Ma Ashok Singhal Ji   This morning, Nov 17, 2015, brought to us the news of Ma. Sri...

Senior VHP leader Ashok Singhal passes away in Gurgaon

NEW DELHI: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal passed away on Tuesday, less than a week after he was...

Patricia de Lille wishes Hindu community Happy Diwali

Cape Town mayor hopes festival of lights ushers in a year of joy and contentment for celebrants City wishes...

Students celebrate Hindu festival

The Fountain of the Four Seasons, which rests in front of the Memorial Union, was lit with candles as...

Pittsburgh Mayor and Allegheny County Executive celebrate region’s first official Diwali

Photo courtesy of Ryan Deto Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto address crowd of residents...

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy BhaiDooj”

  World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy BhaiDooj”

Narain Kataria, the way I knew him: Gaurang Vaishnav

Sometimes, some of us would get upset with a person who might not play the game by the rules...

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Diwali”

  World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Diwali”

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Dhanteras”

  World Hindu News Wishes All  “Happy Dhanteras”

“​Narain Kataria was a Jnan Yoddha, a Karmayogi and a Stitapragna” – ​​Datta Hosabale, RSS

Condolence message of Shri Datta Hosabale, Sah Karyavah, RSS:Nov, 4, 2015   I’m saddened to read the very shocking...

WHN Global Newsletter – Oct 30, 2015

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Midlands Hindu Society celebrates 20 years

The current committee members (back, from left) Sanjay Lutchman, Advocate Ranjiv Nirghin (president), Udesh Ramesar, Nithia Pillay, Vinesh Rabikissoon...

Misunderstandings of Karma & the idea of the Afterlife

This Sunday at 11am on Sky 793 topics to be discussed include: -Esoteric meaning of Dharma  -Mature understanding of Law of Karma ...

Vishwa Hindu Parishad Of America’s 42 Year Journey In The Service Of Hindu Community

42 Year Journey In the Service of Hindu Community “Get up, and put your shoulders to the wheel —...

Vedic Way To Victory !! Message by Swami Paramarthananda ji

Vedic Way To Victory !! Message by Swami Paramarthananda ji I wish you a happy, healthy, peaceful, and prosperous Vijayadashami....

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Dussehra”

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Dussehra”

Project Empowering Women Via Sewing Machines Unit’s Skill Training Initiated at Jodhpurs Pakistan Hindu Refugee Camp Site

Jodhpur, Rajasthan (22 Oct. 15): Pakistani Hindu refugee relief program (PHRRP), an umbrella project of multiple US based Hindu...

Vibrant Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Marked in Nairobi

By Karen Mbugua Ganesha Chaturthi, the great Ganesha festival, is also known as ‘Vinayak Chaturthi’ or ‘Vinayaka Chavithi’. It...


WHN Global Newsletter – Oct 20, 2015

  Navaratri – The Essence Of Mother Durga   Announcement for Diwali at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Interview...

Navaratri – The Essence Of Mother Durga

Since ancient Vedic times, India has been regarded by its people as a sacred land, the very land of...

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Navratri ”

  World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Navratri ” 

WHN Global Newsletter – Oct 10, 2015

       Where Souls Attain the Qualities of Siva   Sanatan Sanstha is doing very good work – Swami...

Shraddhanjali to Brahmaleen Pujya Swami Dayanand Saraswati from Ashok Singhal

Brahmaleen Pujya Swami Dayanand Ji Saraswati had been closely connected with Vishva Hindu Parishad right from its inception in...

Saints, Scientists, Yogis and Experts Convene At Global Dharma Conference

GDC Day 1 GDC Day 2 GDC Day 3 Source: WHN Media Network

South Africa’s Hindu Update Courtey MaharajGroup

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World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Ganesh Chaturthi ”

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Ganesh Chaturthi” Source: WHN Media Network

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Krishna Janmashtami”

  World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Krishna Janmashtami” 

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Nag Panchami”

  World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Nag Panchami” 

​H.H.Paramahamsa Nithyananda Worldwide Webinar: Kumbh Mela – The Experience of a Lifetime Aug 8,9 USA IST

    You are Invited to the  worldwide webinar on      KUMBH MELA AUG 8TH @ 6:30pm PST / 9:30 EST  AUG...

Celebrating ’65 War Victory – By Brigadier(Retd) Chitranjan Sawant,VSM

AUM                        CELEBRATING ’65 WAR VICTORY                                By Brigadier(Retd) Chitranjan Sawant,VSM Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, Prime Minister of India ordered...

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Guru Purnima”

World Hindu News Wishes All “Happy Guru Purnima”

Perfume distributor apologises for offensive bottle design

The Universal Society of Hinduism has called for a recall on the product, saying the bottle is offensive. FILE:...

Indian of Africans Origin Faces Discrimination in India

INDIA, July 5, 2015 (By Mridula Chari): Travelling to the subcontinent from Africa as mercenaries, merchants and slaves, Sidis...

International Yoga Day features yoga for kids and families

Like a blossoming flower, the benefits of yoga are like each unfurling petal. Yoga and all of its elements—including...

Hindu World View – Sushim Mukerji

Hindu World View Sushim Mukerji sushim.mukerji@gmail.com   In the 21st century the Hindus have the opportunity of re-inventing themselves. India...

HMEC Call for International Yoga Day Observance June 21

Plan a program on 21st June for the International Yoga Day Observance   United Nations General Assembly on December 11,...

Editorial: Our Condolence & Support For Hindu Holy Land Nepal Earthquake Victims

Editorial: Our Condolence & Support For Hindu Holy Land Nepal Earthquake Victims   On 25 April, 2014 an earthquake of...

Principles of Hinduism must be practised

The widespread criminal activity and murders in the guise of xenophobia has called South Africans to strive as a...

VHP to rebuild houses, shrines damaged in Nepal quake; Please donate to VHPA Seva

VHP to rebuild houses, shrines damaged in Nepal quake Author: PTI Publication: The Hindu Date: April 29, 2015 URL:...

South African Hindu News Media Updates

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World Hindu News Wishes All “Joyous & prosperous Bihu”

World Hindu News Wishes All “Joyous & prosperous Bihu” 

World Hindu News Wishes All “Joyous & prosperous Vishu”

World Hindu News Wishes All “Joyous & prosperous Vishu” 

World Hindu News Wishes All “Joyous & prosperous Baisakhi ”

World Hindu News Wishes All  “Joyous & prosperous Baisakhi ” 

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus “Hindu New Year”

  World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus “Hindu New Year”

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus “Joyous & prosperous Gudi Padwa”

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus “Joyous & prosperous Gudi Padwa” 

HINDU RENAISSANCE AWARD – Mr. Modi Is Our Hindu of the Year, 2014

Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, is honored for empowering Hindus globally to be bold and proud of...

Indian PM Narendra Modi Prays at Mauritius Hindu Holy Place Ganga Talao

PORT LOUIS:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited the Ganga Talao, considered to be the most sacred Hindu place in...

10 Scientific Reasons Behind Why You Should Visit Hindu Temple – American Hindu Association

  India is known for it’s rich Hindu culture and tradition. There are hundred’s of mesmerizing Hindu temples across...

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus “Joyous & prosperous Holi”

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus  “Joyous & prosperous Holi”  

Thousands Celebrate Hindu Festival in Mauritius

MAURITIUS, February 16, 2015 (Yahoo): Thousands of pilgrims converge at the Grand Bassin, considered as the most sacred Hindu...

VHPA Best Wishes for Maha Shivaratri to you and your family

Om Maheswaraya namaha, Om Mahadevaya namaha, Om Sarveswaraya namaha, Om Shivaya namaha,  Om Shankaraya namaha Om Trayambakam Yajamahe Sugandhim...

Don’t Touch Me on My Religion…or Identity

SOUTH AFRICA, December 14, 2014 (Times Live by S. Makhanya): Rarely do we in South Africa have a year...

“​​​I am a proud subscriber to World Hindu News for exemplary service to the Hindus and foreigners to understand as to what Hinduism is” – ​Cac Murugappan​

Cac Murugappan writes to WHN –   The World Hindu News  ​​ truly and faithfully spread Hinduism to all corners...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Paris And Nigeria—The Differential Between

President of Patriots Forum, D.C. Nath was superannuated in January, 1995, as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau, D.C. Nath (IPS-1960) was...

Hon. Indian PM Narendra Modi invites your ideas on International Day of Yoga

          OPEN FORUM: YOUR EXPERIENCE AT THE EMBASSY From 7th to 9th February the Ministry of External...

Kenya: Hindu Council’s Talent@60 Show Impresses

The Hindu Council of Kenya hosted the inaugural ‘Talent at 60 and over’ concert last Saturday. This event was...

​200 Speakers are Set to Address 45 Sessions of 7 Conferences at World Hindu Congress 2014 @ New Delhi

Namaste.Thank You for your registration at World Hindu Congress 2014. We request you to forward below message to interested...

A Successful Eye Camp At Likoni Ferry By Hindu Council of Kenya

Coastweek — On 18th October 2014, Hindu Council of Kenya, Mombasa branch along with Mombasa Eye Hospital and Laser Centre...

Hindus light up in preparation for Diwali

JOHANNESBURG – Hindus around the world are getting together in preparation for one of their biggest festivals, Deepavali or...

Mozambique: Diwali Holiday for Hindu Employees

MOZAMBIQUE, October 22, 2014( Verdade):The Labour Minister, Maria Helena Taipo, has granted a day off to most Hindu government...

South Africa: President Wishes Hindu Community a Happy Diwali

Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has extended good wishes to the Hindu, Tamil, Gujerati and other communities who celebrate...

Diwali ‘bang fireworks prohibited’ – SA Hindu Maha Sabha

Given that the exact date to celebrate Diwali has been corrected, the SA Hindu Maha Sabha issued the Diwali...

[GHHF] Cow Slaughter Mafia See how Cows are Slaughtered: Graphic, Horrific, Gruesome and Unbearable

  GHHF Cow Slaughter Mafia See how Cows are Slaughtered: Graphic, Horrific, Gruesome and Unbearable   “Cow protection is...

Hindu festival celebrated in Seychelles

The Seychelles Hindu community, locals, and tourists gathered in front of the Navasakthi Vinayagar Temple last Friday night for...

Hindu festival celebrated in Seychelles

The Seychelles Hindu community, locals, and tourists gathered in front of the Navasakthi Vinayagar Temple last Friday night for...

Hate of Indian & Hindu Community:South African Hindu Maha Sabha Press Release

Use data from below link. Details: www.maharajgroup.co.za/hinduhate.htm Outside Citizenship of India: www.maharajgroup.co.za/oci.htm Source: Via WHN Publisher

Dharma – Diwali Edition by South African Hindu Forum

  ​PLEASE FIND DOWNLOAD LINK FOR ATTACHED FILE BELOW:​ Dharma Diwali ELECTRONIC final             ...

Acharya Certification awarded to Alankar Rathnesh Maharaj: South Africa

Raam Raam Maharaj. Herewith I enclose the certificate and correspondence confirming my induction as Achaaryaji Taakur Naresh. — Lord...

Watch Live – Hon’ble Indian PM Narendra Modi’s Maiden Independence Day Speech on 15th August

Click here to Watch ​ Kind Regards,   Sanjay Kadia Overseas Friends Of BJP UK   Follow us on:...

South African Hindu Maha Sabha to honour women

The South African Hindu Maha Sabha together with the Foresthaven Hindu Dharma Sabha will be hosting a Women’s month...

Mauritius Hindu’s Lord Murugan Conscecrated

GRAND BASIN, MAURITIUS, July 11, 2014 (Le Mauricien): On Saturday, Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami oversaw the dedication of a statue...

South Africa to host “World Hindu Economic Forum”

Four hundred delegates from all over the world representing various sectors of industry and business are expected to attend...


At Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Indian PM candidate Narendra Modi offers 1,001 lotuses to Lord Shiva

VARANASI: As Lord Shiva, the presiding deity of Banaras, is fond of ‘kamal’ (lotus) the PM-in-waiting Narendra Modi offered...

A lost city and a Hindu’s holy temple

Scratched and exhausted, Damian Evans pushed through dense jungle into a clearing where mountain villagers long ago attempted to...

Hinduism as Open-Source Faith

In the midst of the humdrum of the ongoing parliamentary electoral battle, let us for a few moments turn...

Hindus Say Minority Rights Ignored In Kenya’s New Polygamy Law

Hindus have stressed that feelings and rights of minorities were not kept in mind when Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta...

Three year old girl rape in mosque, Court remands Islamic scholar in prison

“The accused called the girl to a corner inside the mosque, removed her pants, used his hand to cover...

Father Frazer Mascarenhas blog targeting visionary Hindu leader – Modi, irks Mumbai Xavier students

(Meghnad Bose is about to complete his graduation in mass media at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. He is deeply...

Ivory Coast Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Ivory Coast Temple http://iskcontemples.wordpress.com/hare- krishna-links/cote-divoire/ ISKCON Code Di Voire   Source: Hindu...

Libya Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Libya Meditation http://www.bit.ly/vWXZQ JJ Semple’s books on Kundalini Source: Hindu Media Network

Malawi Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Malawi Temple http://www.facebook.com/pages/Shree-Hindu- Seva-Samaj-Lilongwe-MALAWI/236910826348272 Shree Hindu Seva Samaj, Lilongwe (MALAWI) Source: Hindu...

Mauritius Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Mauritius Hindi http://pages.intnet.mu/hindiliterature/ Hindi In Maritius Mauritius Hindi http://pages.intnet.mu/hindiliterature/index.ht m Hindi literature of...

Invitation to Historical World Hindu Congress: November 21-23, 2014, New Delhi, India

WEB LINK TO WORLD HINDU CONGRESS                        ...

Ghana Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Ghana Leader- Spiritual Western Hindu http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swami_Ghananan da_(Ghana) Swami Ghanananda (Ghana) Ghana Leader- ...

India last refuge of oppressed Hindus: Modi

Narendra Modi continued his blitzkrieg in the Northeast on Saturday, stunning the region with his attention, the like of...

Kenya: Hindu Council Unhappy With Kisumu Demo

THE Hindu Council has protested the pulling down of a statue in Kisumu City by protesters. The monument erected...

Former Kenian PM Raila Odinga heckled in Kisumu over Hindus statue

KISUMU, KENYA: Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga was on Saturday heckled for the first time in Kisumu. Raila who...

Kenya: Christians, Hindus Divided Over Kisimu Idol

Nairobi, Kenya — RELIGIOUS tensions intensified in Kisimu town where Christians from the Repentance and Holiness Ministries (RHM) clashed...


Hindu Council of Africa launches temple renovation program in Kutch

Hindu Council of Africa has started a programme for renovation of existing temples and construction of new temples in Kutch...

Offensive Photos of Deities Outrage Hindus of South African

Hindu groups in South Africa have expressed outrage at photographs taken at a music festival which depict models in...

Hindu Deities, Shakespeare Gave Company To Mandela In Jail

  Johannesburg: When Nelson Mandela spent almost three decades in solitary confinementhe was not alone — he had the pictures...

Mandela’s death saddens Hindus

Johannesburg – News of the death of former president Nelson Mandela was greeted with sadness by the Universal Society...

Nelson Mandela: A Hero to Hindus

As many of us await the opening of the highly-anticipated Nelson Mandela biopic, Long Walk to Freedom, it’s important to understand...

Kenya’s Hindus Can Light Fireworks On Diwali–As Long As They Make No Noise

NAIROBI, KENYA, October 29, 2013 (Quartz): Terrorism fears here, a little more than a month after the Westgate mall...

Could this famous Wonder of the World be an ancient Shiva temple?

Petra, the ‘rose red city, half as old as time’, located in modern day Jordan, is undoubtedly one of the...

Hinduism spreads in Ghana, reaches Togo

 From just two dozen people in the mid 1970s to 3,000 families now, Hinduism is spreading in Ghana and...

VHP’s condolences to the victims of Islamic Terrorists attack on Nairobi mall

VISHVA HINDU PARISHAD Sankat Mochan Ashram, Sector -6, R K Puram, New Delhi 110 022 24-9-2013 H.E, The High...