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Pre-Ashokan shrine discovered in Lumbini

 HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE Lumbini Development History-defying discoveries Excavations have revealed a pre-Ashokan temple of brick‚ which itself was built...

The Balochistan Hindus’ Dilemma

Lasbela District in a hilly track, and the other one object of building a Dharmic Bridge between priests and the...

Hindu community celebrating Kannaki in Srilanka

Communities across Sri Lanka get together to honour the epic heroine in times of war and peace. March is...

Yoga practitioners moving to the next level

There is a “natural” convergence among yoga practitioners in Japan: Those who have practiced it primarily for slimming or...

Ancient Hindu’s Angkor temples in Cambodia added to Street View

Cambodia’s most famous ancient temple, Angkor Wat, can now be visited virtually on Google Street View, it appears. More...


In Malang, Hindu’s celebrating Nyepi With a Javanese Infusion

Malang. Rice cakes wrapped in palm leaves, or ketupat, is a usually a treat reserved for the Islamic holiday...

Nepal ‘to be Hindu state after BJP wins India polls’

RAJBIRAJ: Indian right-wing Hindu leader Ashok Singhal has stated that India wants to see Nepal as a Hindu state...

Nepal’s government help to celebrate Hindus biggest ever festival “Mahakumbh Mela”

Kathmandu (AsiaNews) – Nepal’s government celebrates Hindu’s Kumbh Mela with millions of people around the world to provide financial...

Balinese Hindus perform Melasti

Balinese Hindus marched to the beaches, major rivers, lakes and holy springs on Friday to perform Melasti, a ritual...

Millions of Hindus observe Nyepi in tranquility

The tourist resort island of Bali was quiet on Monday as the island’s 3.8 million Hindus observed Nyepi (Hindu...

Unfortunate Time for Hindu’s holy temple Pashupatinath’s country

NEPAL 31 March 2014. Nepal officially belongs to Hinduism and Buddhism. It has preserved its dignity from antiquity. There...

Seminar: Hinduism-Christianity Comparative Religion Series – April 26th-27th, San Jose, CA

  Hinduism-Christianity Comparative Religion Series  Call for Papers  Seminar “Building Competencies for a Deeper Hindu-Christian Dialogue” PDF ATTACHMENT BELOW...

Balinese Hindu devotees celebrated Pangrupkan Day With Ogoh-Ogoh Festival

SURABAYA, INDONESIA – MARCH 30: Balinese Hindu devotees carry an Ogoh-ogoh effigy during a parade on March 30, 2014...

Balinese Hindus perform Tawur Kesanga to welcome Nyepi

Six sulinggih (priest) led Balinese Hindus in Denpasar in performing the Tawur Kesanga ritual at Puputan Badung Park on...

No prayers until bodies recovered of MH370 Malaysian aircraft, Hindu’s relatives

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – Malaysia has said all 239 people aboard flight MH370 are believed dead, but the failure...

Hinduism in Singapore : a guide to the Hindu temples of Singapore

Title: Hinduism in Singapore : a guide to the Hindu temples of Singapore Creator: Mialaret, Jean-Pierre Subject: Ethnic Communities...

All faiths join world yoga event at VHP Temple

Women and men of all ages came together at the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Temple in Ilford to practice...

India asks Australia to return two Hindu statues believed stolen

SYDNEY – India has formally requested two Australian art galleries to return two ancient statues of the Hindu god...

Australia returns stolen Shiva statue to India

Nevada, Mar 27 : A US based Hindu group has welcomed Australia’s reported indication to return about 900-years-old bronze...