ASIA PACIFIC – Highlights

Iconic Pashupati Nath temple of Nepal trust trying to attract more Hindu pilgrims on Maha Shivratri

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) is trying to attract more non-Nepali Hindu pilgrims toward Pashupatinath temple...

Cocos Island Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Cocos Island (Australia) Temple http://www.1ruweb.co.cc/ Shiva Temple Cocos Island (Australia) Temple http://www.sivayoga.co.cc/ Shiva...

Hindu Nationalist Leader Modi dares China, asks it to give up ‘expansionist’ idealogy

BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday warned China against repeatedly staking claim over Arunachal Pradesh and asked...

Indian community in Australia demands information on Hindu student’s death

Expressing concern over the alleged suicide of an Indian student at a detention centre in Melbourne last week, the...

Exhibition on Goddess Pattini at The Wendt

Devotion to Kannaki-Pattini is an inspiring example of Hindu-Buddhist syncretism in Sri Lanka. Tamil Hindus know her as Kannaki...

Holroyd council Sydney Hindu heritage inspires multiculturalism

The Vishva Hindu Parishad of Australia has launched a new cultural project, funded by Holroyd City Council. A Council...

‘Man Namblast’ , who had insulted the Hindus , a double-faced teacher

PETALING JAYA: ‘Man Namblast’ and Mohd Hidayat, the two Facebook users who had insulted the Hindus as ‘syaitan’ (demons)...

Bringing Inter-Cultural Understanding through Holi Festival

Press Release – Hindu Council of New Zealand Since its introduction to the Rotorua community in 2010, Holi the...

Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader urges compatriots to quit Malaysian government

A Hindu rights activist in Malaysia has urged the ethnic Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) party to follow in the...

Sex, Lies and Hinduism: Why A Hindu Activist Targeted Wendy Doniger’s Book

Penguin Books India has agreed to recall and pulp all copies in India of The Hindus: An Alternative History...

Auckland to host Hindu youth conference

A prominent voluntary Hindu organisation in New Zealand Monday announced that it will organise on March 1 a youth...

Cambodia Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Cambodia Archaelogy http://vedicarcheologicaldiscoveries.wordpre ss.com/2013/06/15/mahendraparvata-1200-year-old-lost-medieval-city-in-cambodia-unearthed-by-archaeologists/ Mahendraparvata, 1,200-Year-Old Lost Medieval City In Cambodia, Unearthed...

Bhutan Hindu Websites

Reference Country Broad catergory Website Address Description Bhutan Information http://refugeesvoice.wordpress.com/2011/10/ Nepali Hindu Refugee 25/bhutanese-refugee-empowerment/ Bhutan Temple http://swedish-bhutan- Hindu Temple...


Universities urged to designate prayer spaces for Hindu

Universities are being urged to provide designated prayer spaces for Hindu students. A growing number of students identify as...

Australia Hindu Websites

Reference Country Broad catergory Website Address Description Australia Astrology http://www.vedicastrology.net.au/ The Australian Institute of Vedic (Indian) Astrology. A.I.V.A. Australia...

Malaysian cops on the hunt for Facebook users who posted seditious comments against Hindus on Thaipusam

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29, 2014): Police are tracking down two Facebook users who posted disparaging and seditious comments against Hindus...

Designated ‘HINDU Prayer Room’ sought in all Australian Universities

Hindus have asked for a permanent and dedicated prayer room at all the university campuses in Australia. Hindu statesman...

Being a Hindu minority in Malaysia not a barrier

MIRI: Being a minority is a not hindrance for members of the Hindu community here to celebrate Ponggal and...

Malaysia: 400 attend Hindu Pongal celebration

IPOH: CRIES of Ponggal lo Ponggal reveberated throughout the Sri Subramaniar Temple in Gunung Cheroh here on Tuesday as...