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As Janmashtami Goes Virtual, Houston Hindus Celebrate in New Ways

HOUSTON, TEXAS, August 3, 2020 : Hindus of Greater Houston have hosted 30 years of Janmashtami festivals — bringing...

Upset Hindus urge Virginia firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh mini-skirt & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Toano (Virginia) headquartered Enlighten Clothing Company (ECC) for immediate withdrawal of “Ganesh Balance Mini Skirt”...

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in California’s Fremont-Sunnyvale-Cupertino schools, starting 2021

Hindus are urging all public-private-charter-independent schools in California cities of Fremont, Sunnyvale and Cupertino to declare official holiday on...

HAVAN Panel at Reflections@50 – A Virtual Conference – Sep 19-20, 2020

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA)announced a virtual conferenceREFLECTIONS@50: WALKING IN DHARMA HAVAN (Hindu American Vanaprasthi Network) panel discussion...


‘Identity Challenges on Campus’ Rajiv Malhotra Advises Hindu Students Council

Identity Challenges on Campus Recently, in December 2019, Rajiv Malhotra hosted the leaders of the Hindu Student Council at...

Over 100,000 Indian-Americans ‘Hindus for Trump’ watch virtual rally

Aditya Satsangi & IPNS FREMONT: Hindus4Trump held a massive virtual rally on 19th July across the 48 states of the...

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...


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...