ASIA PACIFIC – Highlights

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...