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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Visits Hindu Temple To Offer Prayers

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, August 8, 2020 : Hindu Press International readers may enjoy this charming video of New Zealand...

A History of the New Melbourne Temple

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, July 16, 2020 : The Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple in The Basin was first conceived in 1989,...

Ayodhya, The City On The Banks Of Sarayu

The Prime Minister of Nepal, Sri Oli, recently made a controversial statement. He said, “SriRama was born in Thori,...

Ganesha’s New Abode in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, July 16, 2020 : Much to the disappointment of thousands of devotees, the latest COVID-19 lockdown in...

Pashupatinath Area Looks Deserted This Shrawan, July/August

KATHMANDU: When Neeru Sharma, 40, of Gokarna, used to visit Pashupatinath Temple every Monday morning in the Nepali month...

India To Provide Shelter To 700 Afghan Sikhs, Hindus Who Faced Terror Threats In Home Nation

The Amit Shah led Home Ministry has approved long term visas to 700 Sikhs and Hindus from Afghanistan in...

Mass Prayer in Bali as Island Prepares to Reopen to Tourists

BALI, INDONESIA, July 6, 2020 : Bali has held mass prayers as the Indonesian resort island prepares to reopen...

Exposing the China Communist Party leadership

BY: ASHOK CHOWGULE JULY 7, 2020 Ever since the recent attempt of the China Communist Party (CCP) leadership to pressure Bharat...

Reopening of Malaysian Temples Will Be Gradual

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, June 16, 2020 (New Strait Times): Religious associations and temple managements say there is no rush...

Hindu Endowment Board Against Reopening Temples

GEORGETOWN, MALAYSIA, May 29, 2020: The Penang Hindu Endowment Board (PHEB) will recommend to the state government against the...

Nepal and India in Row Over Road to Hindu Holy Site in Tibet

NEW DELHI/BEIJING/KATHMANDU, May 10, 2020 : Nepal has asked India “to refrain from carrying out any activity inside its...

Devotees Set for New Normal; SOP for Hindu Temples Submitted

KUANTAN, MALAYSIA, May 10, 2020 (New Strait Times): Temple visits could soon be a whole new experience for Hindu...

First Hindu University in Muslim-Majority Indonesia Named after Sugriva

BALI, INDONESIA, April 13, 2020 : The first Hindu university has been opened in Indonesia in the name of...

How the Internet is Bringing Comfort to Faith Communities during Coronavirus Social Isolation

AUSTRALIA, March 23, 20202 : Hemangini Patel has been attending her temple every Sunday for as long as she...

Upset Hindus urge Amazon Australia to withdraw Lord Ganesha shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Amazon Australia for immediate withdrawal of shorts carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha; calling...

Hindus worldwide urge Australia PM Morrison to censure Treasurer Frydenberg for mocking Hinduism

Hindus worldwide are urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison to censure Treasurer Josh Frydenberg for mocking deeply revered Hindu practices...

Lakhs expected to celebrate Mahashivaratri

Pashupati Area Development Trust has said it expects to host around one million Hindu devotees from Nepal and abroad...

President Jokowi Creates Indonesia’s First Hindu State University

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, February 3, 2020 : President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has issued a presidential regulation (Perpres) turning the Hindu...

A Hindu center burns down in Australian Bush Fires

By: Sri Om Community. Sydney has a large Hindu population and there are about 30 Hindu temples, spiritual centers...

Hindu political party registered in South Africa

Bachu cited the reintroduction of Indian languages as subjects in government schools and declaring Diwali a public holiday in...