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Hindus urge EU to ensure safety of Hungarian Roma in view of chilling Harvard report

Hindus are concerned for the safety of Roma (Gypsies) in Hungary after a Harvard University report indicated “need for...

American Hindu students organization starts Hindu awareness week

The inaugural Hindu Awareness Week, organized by the Hindu Students Organization to share information about the tenets of Hinduism...

Hinduism Changing The West

For more than 150 years, Hindus in Trinidad had to face their religious and colonial critics, who described them...

Project Prithvi: Cleaning Beaches to Live Out the Hindu Principle of Peace

The Atharva Veda, one of the sacred texts of Hinduism, says: “Let there be peace in the heavens, the...

Yoga, imported from India, attracts 20 million Americans

Twenty years ago I fulfilled a yearning going back decades. On Jan. 30, 1994. we landed at the airport...

California based Modesto Hindu temple promotes health

The Hindu Temple of Modesto held a health fair Sunday that provided basic screening for the area’s Indian and...

Hinduism in America on the rise

Festivities in a new temple dedicated to the Indian monkey god Hanuman  in Frisco, Texas, earlier this month remind...

In Fiji, Hindu Monks of Ramakrishna Mission Provide Succour

Orange-robed monks of the Ramakrishna Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, in Fiji provide healthcare, education and spiritual guidance not...

Hindus protest against American evangelist Benny Hinn’s convention

A group of intellectuals and members of several like-minded organisations on Friday staged a protest here against American evangelist...

30 Awe-Inspiring Hindu Temples 

Ekambareswarar Temple This temple dedicated to Shiva is located in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Virupaksha Temple — Group of...

The American Hindu December Dilemma

Come December, life in America becomes one big celebration, with a joyous countdown to Christmas Day. Glittering holiday décor...

Why Hindus Need to Be Part of Anti-Bullying Efforts

When I was in gradeschool, one of my most dreaded daily rituals was getting on the bus every morning...

Shedding light on Hinduism

At 31, Sunil Seetahal Maharaj already has ten years experience as a Maha Sabha pundit making him one of...

Hinduism rejects violence against women

UN Women in the Caribbean recently funded a three-phase programme aimed at promoting the role of faith-based organisations in...

The Mexican-Hindu Connection : In a Search for Their Roots

The Mexican-Hindu Connection : In a Search for Their Roots, Descendants Discover a Moving Tale of Loneliness and Racism...

Peru’s Ancient Vedic Culture

In the Western Hemisphere too there is evidence of Hinduism having once flourished there. In Mexico a festival is celebrated at the same time...

Diwali, Hindu Festival Of Lights Goes Mainstream In North America

Happy Diwali! Happy Di what? It’s a Hindu holiday — and an important one — celebrated this week by Hindus all...

Hindu Demographics – Population of Hindus in the U.S.

From 1,700 people in 1900, the Hindu population in America grew to approximately 387,000 by 1980 and 1.1 million...

AHAD – American Hindu Against Defamation

AHAD – American Hindu Against Defamation An ever vigilant coalition of the largest Hindu organizations – a Hindu watchdog...