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On its 50 th. Anniversary, World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) has inaugurated it’s very first dedicated Hindu Center in the US

October 31, 2020   On October 24, 2020, the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center...

“The India Unity Day – Rastriya Ekta Diwas” , Virtual celebration on Oct. 31, 2020 Saturday

“The India Unity Day – Rastriya Ekta Diwas” , Virtual celebration on Oct. 31, 2020 Saturday Please find herewith...

Trinidad Hindus observe Nau Raatri With Reverence

PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, October 20, 2020 (HPI by Paras Ramoutar): Amid the dreaded Covid-19 Pandemic, Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago,...

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...


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...


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...