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Nepal Bans Pilgrimages to Temples after April Quake

NEPAL, May 28, 2015 (Ecumenical News): Nepalese authorities have imposed a ban on visiting places of worship such as...

(Photos) Defying Police Obstruction, Hindu Samhati Hits The Central Kolkata Roads In Protest Against Nadia Hindu Killings By Jihadi Muslims

Defying all restrictions and hurdles imposed by the state administration, Hindu Samhati activists today hit the roads of Central...

​TilakB. Shrestha, Ph.D. Letter to ​Andy SparkesJee, Nepal’s British Ambassador

December 15, 2014   ​​ Honorable Andy SparkesJee British Ambassador British Embassy <BEKathmandu@fco.gov.uk> Kathmandu, Nepal   Sadar Namaste! Merry...

For immediate release: Australia’s National Gallery displaying Lord Rama’s story in Pahari paintings

National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in Canberra is showcasing “The story of Rama” through 101 Pahari miniature paintings completed...

Hindu Janajagruti Samiti: All India Hindu convention for ‘Hindu Rashtra in Bharat’ on June 11-17 in Goa

All India Hindu convention for ‘Hindu Rashtra in Bharat’ on June 11-17 in Goa.  Upananda Brahmachari | HENB | Haridwar | June 4, 2015:: The fourth All-India...

Hindu Goddesses on Display at Bangkok National Museum Through July 26

National Museum Bangkok is displaying Hindu goddesses in its “Feminine Deities” special exhibition, which will run till July 26....

Before Modi’s visit to Bangladesh RSS reminds PM Modi of Hindus ​‘pitiable’ plight in Bangladesh

Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh…… RSS mouthpiece reminds PM Modi of Hindus’ plight in Bangladesh. Ravik Bhattacharya| HT |  Kolkata...

Millennium-old Hindu temple discovered in Bangladesh

File photo for representative purposes. The Dhakeshwari Temple, the national temple of Bangladesh and one of the oldest in...

Ancient Statue Of Hindu God Hanuman Returned To Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA, MAY 17, 2015 (By Sopheng Cheang, The Associated Press): Cambodia welcomed home a 10th century stone...

Hindu goddesses at Bangkok National Museum

National Museum Bangkok is displaying Hindu goddesses in its “Feminine Deities” special exhibition, which will run till July 26....

Bali Sees More Visitors From India

JAKARTA, BALI, May 17, 2015 (Jakarta Post) Bali provincial tourism office data revealed on Saturday that the number of...

Hindu Society of NC Continues Relief Efforts in Nepal

MORRISVILLE, N.C. — North Carolinians continue relief efforts for survivors of the earthquake in Nepal. The Hindu Society of...

Cambodia Welcomes Home 10th Century Statue of a Hindu God

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia welcomed home a 10th century stone statue of a Hindu god that was looted...

Forced migration of minorities, Mostly Hindu and Sikhs in Pakistan

Islamic Insurgency and Jehadi Persecution causing Forced Migration of non-Muslim minorities, Mostly Hindu and Sikhs in Pakistan. Minority migration….. A...

Hindus upset at Australia’s NSW Education Dept. terming Hinduism as ‘confronting’, ‘confusing’

Hindus are upset at Department of Education and Communities of New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia describing Hinduism...

Nepal Relief Update

  NEPAL EARTHQUAKE AND ITS IMPACT: CALL FOR RELIEF MEASURES   A major catastrophe hit Nepal with a 7.8-magnitude...

W. Bengal Burning: Bengal’s diminishing Hindus

Intro: Since Partition of Bengal in 1905, the Hindus have been on the receiving end on communal lines. The atrocities...

Sewa International Nepal Earthquake update

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Sewa International Nepal Earthquake update – PDF Report

Sewa – Nepal Earthquake Update- May 22, 2015-small        << Free Downloadable PDF report

Hindu seer’s blessings and advice require for Social harmony in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka seeks Kanchi seer’s advice and expertise for promoting Social harmony and providing training to temple priests and Tamil teachers. Sri...

Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund: A reminder

        Friends, You all know that Nepal has been hit with another devastating earthquake which prompted...

Hindu Heritage Endowment News – May 2015 HHE Newsletter

Planned Giving NewsletterMay 2015 Do you have questions about estate planning? Planned giving? Your will? Each month, we feature...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Good to Know-​Hanuman in Cambodia

President of Patriots Forum, D.C. Nath was superannuated in January, 1995, as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau, D.C. Nath (IPS-1960) was...

Fresh earthquake kills scores in Hindu Rashtra Nepal and India

A woman injured in an earthquake walks toward a hospital soon after the earthquake in Sankhu, Nepal. (Photographer: Navesh...

Hinduism confronting, confusing remark upsets Hindus in Australia

Hindus are upset at Department of Education and Communities of New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia describing Hinduism...

Victoria Hindus to host Saturday fundraiser for Nepal relief

Shivaram Pariyar, centre, black handkerchief, walks through a quake-ravaged neighborhood near Katmandu’s long-distance bus depot on May 5.   Photograph...

Construction of Malaysia’s first Hindu College to begin on May 14

Hindus worldwide have welcomed the reported groundbreaking plan of Malaysia’s first Hindu college, taking place on May 14 in...

Jharkhand : HJS team leaves for Nepal for relief work

Green signal being shown to the bus after ‘puja’ before leaving for Nepal Kataras (Jharkhand) : On 6th May in...

Team of Hindu activists led by HJS to go to Nepal for relief work

From left : Shri. Gururaj Prabhu, Shri. Nilesh Singbal and Shri. Ambrish Singh Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) : Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS)...

RSS to join rescue, relief operations in Nepal

New Delhi : The RSS is all set to help in relief and rescue operations in earthquake-hit Nepal with its...

Huge challenge to restore damaged temples

Nepalese civilians and police personnel clear rubble at the Narayan temple in Kathmandu Piled in the central courtyard of...


In Nepal, Efforts Underway To Salvage Ancient Sites Damaged By Quake

 VIEW SLIDESHOW 1 of 2 Buddhist monks recover a statue of a Buddhist deity from a monastery at Swayambhunath. NIRANJAN SHRESTHA AP Swayambhunath...

Hindu Temple holds St. John’s vigil over Nepal earthquake

The Hindu Temple in St. John’s held a ceremony in support of people affected by the earthquake in Nepal,...

RSS relief efforts in Nepal face policy hurdle

While RSS is collecting donations for the relief work, the flow of this fund to their workers in Nepal...

Benoa Bay reclamation : Unite to support Balinese Hindus

Illustration of Benoa Bay Reclamation Development or secret agenda ? Bali, Indonesia has been regarded as paradise on earth...

Nepal’s child goddess ‘Kumari’ unscathed in earthquake

Kathmandu : When the deadly earthquake battered Nepal last week, major temples in Kathmandu’ Darbar Square were razed to the...

M.F. Hussain targets Hindus ever with his art

The first and the most common refrain in the defence of the perverse paintings of Hindu Gods, Goddesses, symbols and icons...

After Nepal earthquake #ThankYouPM trends on Twitter, PM counters saying it is our ‘Seva Parmo Dharma’ to help

A devastating earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday registering 7.9 on the Richter scale, leaving more than 3200 dead so...

Hindus Bear Loved Ones’ Bodies to Nepal Holy Site

On banks of Bagmati river, survivors perform somber rites for the dead after earthquake KATMANDU, Nepal—Harka Bahadur Joshi, a...

India will try to wipe Nepal’s tears: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a high-level meeting in New Delhi following an earthquake in Nepal on Saturday.  ...

Kathmandu diary: Where are all the Hindus vanishing?

By Pradip Phanjoubam Today Nepal was devastated by an earthquake measuring 7.9, the biggest in 80 years the nation...

Hindu Endowments Board lends a helping hand

The Hindu Endowments Board (HEB) was officially formed on May 1, 1968 when the Hindu Endowments Act came into...

VHP offers to rebuild temples damaged in Nepal quake

Pravin Togadia at the VHP convention in Lucknow. Source: Express Photo by Pramod Adhikari) By: Press Trust of India | Allahabad...

Nepal earthquake: ‘Don’t rebuild pagan Hindu temples, convert to Christianity’

Why no outrage in Indian media on this topic ? or will media ignore this issue as it would...

Nepal earthquake tragedy exposes Soul Vultures

Evangelism is a 1 lakh Crore business in India Christian evangelical organisations work for conversion, not charity, suggested Sarsanghchalak...

A Mass Chanting for World Peace: Guinness World Records recognizes His Holiness Dr. Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji for Creating World History

At a time of constant turmoil, mass killings, and natural disasters happening in different parts of the world, His...

Guinness World Records Recognizes Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji of Mysore for Mass Chanting Session of Hanuman Chalisa for World Peace

A four hour marathon mass chanting session led by His Holiness Dr. Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji, on 31st January...

Guinness World Records Recognizes His Holiness Dr. Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda

PRESS RELEASE Guinness World Records Recognizes His Holiness Dr. Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji for the Second Time in Three...

NJ Symphony – Bollywood orchestra for Nepal Victims today (May 2nd) at 6 PM

Pls Find attached An Invite to a Special Event in NJ, ALL Proceeds for the Event in NJ are donated to Nepal...

Penang Hindu Association & five other Malaysian Organization forms Nepal Relief Committee

Dear Sir, RE:  CAMPAIGN TO COLLECT ESSENTIAL FOOD STUFFS, CLOTHING, DRINKING WATER, MEDICAL SUPPLIES, OTHER ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS AND CASH DONATIONS FOR THE...

20 Pictures Reveal Nepal’s Heartbreaking Earthquake Devastation

Mounting Damage  Mountains of debris have piled up in Nepal’s capital. Here, rescue workers search for survivors on Sunday...

Sewa USA Updates from Nepal

Sewa International has set a target of raising a minimum of $1 million for this cause. Thus far, we have collected...

​Nepal Earthquake: Hindu Seva, Christian Service and Islamic Dawah

Upananda Brahmachari | HENB | New Delhi & Kathmandu | April 30, 2015:: After being stranded by the major devastation...

Helping Nepali Earthquake Victims – A suggested list of international Hindu NGOs for NRI Hindus

Some NRI/Hindu friends living outside Bharat have asked me how they can donate to serve their Nepali brothers and sisters...

In Nepal Quake Aftermath, Volunteers Mobilize To Guard Their Heritage

Remains of a temple in the Durbar Square complex, where the public can enter relatively freely, on Tuesday. Photo...

Indonesia: Medan Mayor Grants Diwali Holiday for Hindus

MEDAN, INDONESIA, April 22, 2015 (MedanBisnis): The mayor of Medan, Dzulmi Eldin, has granted a “facultative holiday” for Hindus...

Hindu Endowments Board lends a helping hand

The Hindu Endowments Board (HEB) was officially formed on May 1, 1968 when the Hindu Endowments Act came into...

1265 Teenage Hindu Girls Abducted, forcibly converted to Islam and married to Muslims in Pakistan – Raj Kumar Wanjara, Human Rights Activists

1265 Teenage Hindu Girls Abducted, forcibly converted to Islam and married to Muslims in Pakistan – Raj Kumar Wanjara, Human Rights Activists...

Shakha in Japan (2015 April-26) – Summary report

On April-26 we had our 10th monthly Shakha and here are the summary ponts: 1. Before the Shakha we...

Malaysia Hindu Temple Assets Mismanaged, Says Lawyer

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, April 17, 2015 (The Malaysian Insider): Lawyer M. Manoharan is seeking a court declaration that the...

Hindus ask world to “wholeheartedly” support Nepal

Hindus have urged the world to “wholeheartedly” support Nepal in its recovery efforts from the devastating earthquake of April...

Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund: Donate Generously

Gyan friends receiving this email outside North America are urged to send their donations to other charities that are...

Phuket History: When Hinduism Arrived from the Bay of Bengal

PHUKET, THAILAND, August 24, 2014 (Phuket News): Even when the centuries were still in single digits, the Andaman Coast...

Happy Vishu, Shubho Noboborsho: Wishes and Significance of Malayalam, Bengali, Tamil New Year [PHOTOS]

Happy VishuTwitter Bengali New Year: Shubho NoboborshoReuters Happy Tamil New YearTwitter From 14 to 15 April, Malayalis, Bengalis and...

The Creator of United Hindu Kingdom in Nepal: Memorial Prithvi Narayan Shah

Nepal and India are the only two pious Hindu countries in the world. These Hindu countries are bordered in...

Minister: Hindus in Singapore in a Privileged Position

SINGAPORE, April 4, 2015 (by Jeanette Tan, Singapore News): Hindus in Singapore are not only not discriminated against, they...

By 2050, India to Surpass Indonesia, Will have Largest Muslim Population: Study

WASHINGTON, U.S., April 3, 2015 (Times of India): Hindus will become the world’s third largest population by 2050, while...

International Lions Force of Hindustan to make Greater Islamic Bangladesh within 2020

JMB man reveals plan for Islamic Bangladesh by 2020 Tarek Mahmud | Dhaka Tribune |  Chittagong | March 24,...

Hindu Swaymsevak Sangh Japan in Japan (2015 Mar-29) – Summary Report

Namaste Everyone, We were lucky to have Mananiya Saumitra Ji’s presence during this month’s Shakha. Here are the summary...

Secular Martyrs Of Bangladesh

Secular martyrs Author: Express News Service Publication: The Indian Express Date: April 1, 2015 URL:           http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/editorials/secular-martyrs/   “I am...

Mahavir Jayanti 2015: Why is it Celebrated; Wishes to Send to Your Beloved Ones [PHOTOS]

Mahavir Jayanti 2015: Local statues of Mahavira are given Abhisheka (ceremonial bath)Reuters Mahavir Jayanti 2015: Devotees visit temples to...

President, PM greet people on Mahavir Jayanti

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished the nation on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti. https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/583448850775445505/photo/1 PM Modi wrote...

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar gets death threat from ISIS in Malaysia

Art of Living conducts a yoga program involving 10,000 people in Penang, Malayasia.Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi...

Hindus now being uprooted from Sunamgonj , Bangladesh – Bangladesh Minority Watch steps in to help

Some Hindu families uprooted from their dwelling houses at Rawli Village within Chhatak Upazila of Sunamgonj District. Their belongings...

The glory of ancient Hindu Heritage and Culture of Champa civilization remains in Vietnam

To feel the world-wide Hindu civilization once upon a time, here is the story of Champa dynasty now existing...


Malaysian govt backed exhibition of Hindu temples and gods touring the country

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, an exhibition supported by Malaysia’s Ministry of Tourism & Culture and displaying Hindu temples...

Bhutanese community in Tukwila celebrates Hindu Festival of Colors

Tukwila Police Officer Patrick Hisa joined youth with the Bhutanese community recently to celebrate the Hindu Festival of Colors....

Navratri Day 8 | Vidhi, mantra and kanya puja tips

The 8th day of Navratri, also known as Ashtami, is the day when Maa Gauri is revered. She is...

Protest as Hindu Festival Delayed in Yangon, Myanmar

A Hindu worshipper receives a tilaka from a pandit at the Sarimari Yaman Temple on March 23. (Zarni Phyo/The...

Bali dark as Hindus commemorate seclusion day

Denpasar, Bali (ANTARA News) – The resort island of Bali remained dark on Saturday evening with Hindus, who constitute...

PM Modi visits war-hit Jaffna, assures Sri Lankan Tamils of support

PM Modi prays at the Sri Maha Bodhi tree in Anuradhapura as Sri Lanka President M Sirisena (left) looks...

Hindu statesman Zed offers condolences on Lee Kuan Yew’s death

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has offered condolences on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, said to be modern...

Tolerance on Display for Nyepi Day of Silence in Bali

BALI, INDONESIA, March 19, 2015 (Jakarta Post): Preparations are gearing up for Nyepi, the Balinese Hindu Day of Silence,...

The Hindu Grand Narrative : Rajiv Malhotra

Intro: Without the Hindu grand narrative as the anchor and foundation, it is difficult to develop a viable narrative...

Vietnam’s Ancient Hindu Culture Rediscovered

VIETNAM, March 17, 2015 (by Amanda Mcinerney, InDaily): “Officially, Vietnam is an atheist state, but a significant section of...

Hindu schools in Ceylon

There is a considerable colony of Hindus living in Ceylon, which is mainly populated by Buddhists. A new and...


​Free Tibet from Illegal Chinese Occupation. Protest in ‘Tibet Uprising Day’ in India and Nepal​ – ​Upananda Brahmachari

Free Tibet from Chinese Aggression. Return the Himalayan homeland of Tibet to the Tibetans.  Tibetan exiles arrested at Chinese embassy...

Dear Hon. Indian PM Narendra Modi – Please Intervene To Prevent Demolition Of 100 Hindu Temples in Malaysia – Hanuman Singh Chodhry Letter

Dear Sri Modi Ji, Namaste Please examine thoroughly the great words of our Masters and if those words are...

Nepalis Favor a Hindu State and Honable Indian Prime Minister Modi

According to a poll by Kathmandu (Nepal) based polling body Interdisciplinary Analysts, 71% of Nepalis prefer Nepal being a...

Jakarta’s historic Dharma Bhakti Temple gutted in overnight blaze

The Dharma Bhakti temple in Jakarta before the fire. Linda Tjong, a middle-aged Jakarta resident of Chinese descent, rushed...

Hindraf seeks Urgent Meeting with Chief Minister on Demolition of 100 Temples in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA , February 24, 2015 (Freemalaysia Today): Hindraf Makkal Sakthi is seeking an urgent meeting with Selangor...

Hindu Epic Scripture Mahabharata to be retold on Twitter

A lecturer based in Britain has reimagined an ancient Indian epic for Twitter audiences, spawning a book and spurring...

Veer Abhijit Roy, Prominent Hindu Blogger Hacked to Death in Dhaka University

A Bangladeshi-American writer who endured threats from Islamists over his secular views was hacked to death in Dhaka late Thursday,reports say. Avijit...

Islamists Attackers Kill Hindu American Writer at Bangladesh Book Fair

A Bangladeshi-American writer who endured threats from Islamists over his secular views was hacked to death in Dhaka late Thursday, reports say. Avijit...

Hindu epic Ramayana performances across USA through Malaysian puppetry

Hindu Sanskrit epic Ramayana performances through shadow puppetry of Malaysia will be held in various parts of USA in...

Historic International Conference to Re-Establish Ideal Vedic India held in Delhi

PRESS RELEASE 2- 21/2/2015 Swami Govindadev Giriji Maharaj says, People from all across the world should come to India...

7th Hindu Sakha in Japan on 22nd Feb – Summary Report

Namaskar Bandhu Jan, Despite Cricket match, Tokyo Marathon and cold weather we could conduct our 7th Sakha in a...

Hume Council investigates claims Hindu temple operating at Craigieburn residential home

Hume Council is investigating if this house in Hanson Rd, Craigieburn, is being used as a Hindu temple. AN...

3,400 Personnel to Guard Pashupati Area, Million Devotees for Maha Shivarathri

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, February 17, 2015 (Ekantipur): Nepal Police will deploy 3,400 personnel in the Pashupati area on Tuesday as...

Bangladesh: Member of Parliament threatening HR defender Adv.Rabindra Ghosh of Bangladesh Minority Watch to stop fact-finding on Minorities

​​ Ms.Mahabub Ara Begum Gini ( Member of Parliament from Gaibanda-2) threatening Adv. Rabindra Ghosh to stop fact finding...

Hindu community urges Australian govt to listen to its Human Rights Commission

Hindu community has urged Australian Government to wake-up and listen to its own Australia Human Rights Commission (AHRC) on...

City’s first Hindu temple to open

The local Hindu community finally has a home with the opening of a new temple on Edward Street. A...

Legend behind Thaipusam as Hindus mark holy month in Miri

MIRI: Thaipusam marks the holy month for Hindus, and like every ritual and tradition, it carries an intriguing legend...

Hindus not discriminated in Singapore: Minister

Singapore:  Asserting that Hindus are not discriminated in Singapore, Law Minister K Shanmugam on Saturday said the disorderly behaviour...

Islamic organisation denounces Hindu-Muslim relationship in Malaysia

Islamic Mentality Exposed. To those who believe in Hindu-Muslim Friendship….. ‘I’m Muslim, I love Hindus’ campaign will destroy Islamic...

​Saudi Arabia’s New King Helped Fund Radical Terrorist Groups

    ​​ Saudi Arabia’s New King Helped Fund Radical Terrorist Groups Monarch tied to anti-Semitic Muslim clerics, funding of...

Facing Intolerance, Many Sikhs and Hindus Leave Afghanistan

A young girl lights candles at a Kabul temple during the annual Diwali celebration, among the most important festivals...

The Plight of the Yezidis Rocks JNU campus in India – Souptik Mukherjee

New Delhi : Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)  is a name synonymous with leftist intellectualism in India. It is also...

The 125 Year Thaipusam Festival Exhibition and Silver Chariot Procession.

EVENT 1) HISTORY OF BATU CAVES EXHIBITION ON 31ST JANUARY 2015 OFFICIAL LAUNCHING CEREMONY AT 5PM ON SATURDAY EVENT...

‘In 1971, Muslims murdered 2.4 million Hindus and raped 200,000 Hindu women’

  The article is deeply anti-Western with a common neglect we hear from Indian people to acknowledgement the fact...

16 Year Old Hindu Girl Raped Then Murdered by Muslims in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Minority Watch (BDMW) has released their report on the rape and murder of a 16 year old Hindu...

THE HINDU LEGACY IN VIETNAM Vietnam’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

THE HINDU LEGACY IN VIETNAM Vietnam’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj   Paush Shuklapaksha 9, Kaliyug Varsha 5115   A small...

US Women Arrested for Taking Nude Photos at Angkor Wat Temple

PHNOM PENH:  Two American sisters have been arrested in Cambodia for taking naked photos of each other inside the country’s...

Hindu devotees and people of other faiths celebrate Thaipusam

SINGAPORE, February 4, 2015 (Channel News Asia): The Hindu festival of Thaipusam in Singapore was not only observed by...

Carnival scenes as Malaysian Hindus mark Thaipusam

Batu Caves (Malaysia): More than a million Hindus thronged temples throughout Malaysia on Tuesday to celebrate Thaipusam, a colourful annual...

120-year-old Hindu Temple in Singapore Renovated

SINGAPORE, January 25, 2015 (by Melody Zaccheus, NewsAsia): Hunched over trays in the kitchen of a Hindu temple, a...

Thaipusam: 5 things to know about the colourful Hindu festival

        The Hindu Endowments Board announced on Jan 28 that the annual Thaipusam Festival procession will begin at 12.05am...

Indonesian efforts to restore 15th century Hindu temple commended 

Hindu community has commended Indonesia for reported plans to renovate its unique and fascinating 15th century Sukuh Hindu Temple in Central Java. US-based distinguished...

Swami Nithyananda Vedic Newsletter Inc. Cambodian News Coverage

    Nithyanandam Ma Prema    We are back…and we missed you! The NEWSLETTER team is back with new energy!...

Hindus commend Malaysian PM Najib for joining in Thaipusam celebrations

Hindus have commended Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak for joining in Hindu Thaipusam celebrations at Batu...

Culture: Hindus celebrate triumph

Jeffery Reserve, North Parramatta, will burst into colour in March when the traditional Indian Hindu Festival of Colours —...

Nihal Singh Agar’s dedication to the Hindu community in Australia has earned him an AM

Nihal received an AM for his service to the Hindu community in Australia. HINDUS believe in karma and Nihal...

Upgraded Chariot for Thaipusam

MALAYSIA, January 29, 2015 (by Vincent Tan, The Star): In conjunction with the 125th year of celebrating Thaipusam at...

Ganesh-Lakshmi beer labels row: Hindu community to approach Australia Advertising Standards Bureau

From Source   Upset Hindu community is thinking of approaching Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB), “foremost authority in Australia for...

Hindraf: More than 25 temples destroyed in Putrajaya

Kuala Lumpur : Hindraf Makkal Sakthi, an apolitical human rights NGO working across the divide, has warned Perkasa Youth not...

Hindus Upset At Pornographic Filming At Angkor

Hindus are upset at reported shooting of pornographic pictures at Angkor Archaeological Park in Cambodia, a UNESCO World Heritage...

Isma up in arms over Hindu temple in Klang

NGO claims Klang’s reputation as a royal town and Malaysia’s image as an Islamic country will be tarnished if...

Hindu temple reopened in Singapore after renovation

Singapore: A 120-year-old Hindu temple here was today thrown open to devotees after undergoing a 4.5 million dollar renovation,...

Hindraf urges boycott of Thaipusam at Batu Caves

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, January 28, 2015 (Free Malaysian Today): Hindraf Makkal Sakthi, an ad hoc apolitical human rights group...

Hindu body to file complaint against Australian brewer over offensive packaging

Hindu community is planning to approach Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB), an Australian organization that investigates breaches of advertising standards,...

Religious group appeals to Australian ad watchdog over brewer’s use of Hindu gods on ginger beer labels

A religious activist group says it plans to complain to Australia’s advertising watchdog about a brewer that is using images of...

Revival of 2047 BS (1990 AD) Constitution is the only solution of Constituent Assembly failure in Nepal.

  Who betrayed Nepali People in failing the deadline in Constituent Assembly for adopting new Constitution? No problem. Revive 1990 AD i.e....

Nepal Demands the Return to Hindu Rastra – The Countdown Begins in Nepal

January 20, 2015 Leave a comment Hindu Rashtra demand in Nepal provinces even higher than ever. Hindu Rashtra demand turning...

​Tamil Eelam: A Church-funded political project – Shenali Waduge

“There is little doubt that the Church strategy is to turn Tamil Nadu into a Christian state. Investments made...

Thais to return looted Cambodian antiquities

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia/BANGKOK – Thailand is to return ancient Khmer artifacts looted from temples during the turmoil of the...

The Only Hindu Temple of Lord Shiva Rebuilt By a British Couple With Devotion.

Baijnath Mahadev, Agar Malwa (MP): The Only Hindu Temple of Lord Shiva Built (Renovated) By a British Couple. Ragini Singh |...

25 years exile since the exodus of the Kashmir Pandits and Hindus. When they will return to their homes?

25 years since the exodus of the Pandits. Do you know the real history of Kashmir ? François Gautier |...

Countdown begins in Nepal for a Hindu Rashtra. Movements turning violent.

  Countdown begins in Nepal for a consensual Hindu Rashtra within 22 January 2015. Hindu Rashtra demand in Nepal...

BD Parliament to host Saraswati Puja first time. Islamists oppose vehemently.

Radical Islamic groups challenged Hindu Chief Justice in Supreme Court and Hindu Worship in Parliament in Bangladesh. Islamic Bangladesh...

​Why should Nepal be a Hindu Nation? ​- Chiranjibi Paudyal, Nepalese Hindu Forum UK

Why should Nepal be a Hindu Nation? Nepal is in the process of drafting a new democratic constitution. There...

25 Hindu temples destroyed in Putrajaya, but one recently emerges – P. Ramasamy

Hindu temple, Devi Sri Lalithaambigai Alayam costing about RM12 million is almost 80% completed in Precinct 20 of Putrajaya,...

Vivekanad Sewa Sangh Shakha in Japan (2015 Jan-18) – Summary report

Namaste Everyone, Thanks a lot for the encouragement which we have been receiving from everyone on regular basis. Here...

‘Ponggal’ celebrations in Sarawak to become annual event

Among the activities held during the ‘Pongal’ celebrations include cultural dance performances, ‘Kolam’ drawing demonstration and ‘kabbadi’ games. —...

Ponggal makes its mark in Sarawak

KUCHING: The Tamil harvest festival, Ponggal, marked by the Malaysian Indian community at a special function at the Kuching...

Invitation Event (Pakistan) – Youth Development For Sindh Minorities, January 25th

Events & Meetings January 15, 2015  Vincent Bruno   Upcoming Event (Pakistan) – Youth Development For Sindh Minorities, January 25th The...

Hindus welcome Sinha’s appointment as Bangladesh’s Chief Justice

Worldwide Hindus have commended Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s appointment as the next 21st Chief Justice of Supreme Court of...

Rally for reinstatement of Hindu state

RASTRIYA SAMACHAR SAMITI   BIRATNAGAR: A rally was taken out here Saturday, demanding reinstatement of Hinduism as the state religion...

New controversy brews over ‘offensive’ ginger beer brand using Hindu imagery

A brewery on Sydney’s northern beaches is facing renewed criticism from some Hindus that the company reneged on an...

Hindu Nursing Lecturer Murdered In Bangladesh For Following “No Hijab” Policy

January 11th, 2014 – Chittagong Nursing Institute lecturer Ms Anjali Debi Chaudhuri has been brutally killed by Islamic Militants....

Hindu community urges Sydney brewery not to mock their gods

Following the recent terror attack on a French satirical magazine poking fun at the Prophet Muhammad, international Hindu community...

Evangelization of Asia: Significance of objections to Pope’s visit to Sri Lanka – ​Shenali Dushantha Waduge

Evangelization of Asia: Significance of objections to Pope’s visit to Sri Lanka The US and Western Christian nations have...

Hindu community upset at Australian brewery continuing with Ganesh-Lakshmi beer labels

Despite apologizing and promising to re-design their bottles and packaging and removing the objectionable images from the website in...

Justice For Hindus, Bangladesh Division Launches With Success

JFH Bangladesh Launches With Success January 9th, 2015 – Justice For Hindus, Bangladesh Division has its first official meeting...

Evangelization of Asia: Significance of objections to Pope’s visit to Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA, December 30, 2014 (Lankaweb by Shenali D. Waduge): The US and Western Christian nations have made clear...

Swasthani Brata Katha Festival, Hindu Holy Month, Begins In Nepal

The monthlong, Hindu Swasthani Brata Katha festival began on January 5, 2015 in Nepal, drawing devotees to the Salinadi River for...

Hindus demand cancellation of curriculum teaching conversions in ‘South Asia Advance Christian Studies’

Sion, Mumbai : Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) and Sanatan Sanstha jointly held demonstrations for their demands like – cancellation of...

RPP-N warns of another protest for Hindu state

KATHMANDU, JAN 03 – Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N) Chairman Kamal Thapa has claimed that no force can stop them...

UK Campaign for a Hindu nation in Nepal

UK Campaign for a Hindu nation in Nepal London, Dec 29: Nepalese living in the UK have launched an...

Hinduism focused exhibition in China

Hindu community has welcomed the decision of Beijing Capital Museum in China to exhibit Lord Ganesha and other Hindu artifacts. Recently launched exhibition,...

The missing Hindus in South Asia and a conspiracy of silence

Civil society, media and the government of India have all remained mute spectators while this human tragedy has been...

China Tracks the Silk Road with a Rail Road

CHINA, December 16, 2014 (Huffington Post): November 18, 2014 is a day that should live forever in history. On...

Hindu Munnani backs Sri Lankan President visit

AP minister for environment and forests Bojjala Gopalakrishna Reddy welcomes Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Renigunta airport....

Indonesia – Hindus Galungan Day

Balinese Hindus pray at a temple to celebrate Galungan day in Jimbaran on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali on...

Bail for terror mastermind Lakhvi casts shadow on Pakistan resolve to take on radicals

Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Lakhvi out on bail On Thursday, a Pakistan court granted bail to Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, a Lashkar-e-Taiba...

Hindu community to back indigenous recognition in Australia’s referendum 

Hindu community would support the Australian constitutional recognition of nation’s indigenous people in the referendum proposed to be held...

Conversion policy of UK exposed. British envoy wants Christianity to destroy Hindu identity of Nepal.

Bibek R Dev | HENB | Kathmandu | 14 Dec 2014:: The British Ambassador in Nepal, Andrew J Sparkes’s remark...

Initiative of India is highly needed for the establishment of Hindu State in Nepal.

Yogendra Pratap Shahi | Everest Herald | Kathmandu | 7 Dec 2014:: [This is an interview taken by Yogendra Paratap...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Now Conversion Of Hindus In Nepal-Conspiracy To Destroy Hindu Identity Of Nepal.

President of Patriots Forum, D.C. Nath was superannuated in January, 1995, as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau, D.C. Nath (IPS-1960) was...

​(Sydney) Terrifying photo shows the Indian-born Hindu held as hostage by Muslim gunman

See the man on the right:  http://www.ibtimes.co.in/sydney-hostage-crisis-live-gunman-takes-hostages-cafe-islamic-flag-seen-window-617164   Hostages seen through the window of the cafe in Sydney. Twitter/Stephen...

​The Hindu Response – An Yezidi Perspective by ​Haji Hamika

The Hindu Response – An Yezidi Perspective   ​​ – by Haji Hamika As a Yezidi I am used...

Nepal’s Gadhimai Festival Celebrated on Nov 28, 2014

By Manesh Shrestha, for CNN December 2014 -.    A devotee slaughters a water buffalo during the celebration of the...

“Meet Java’s Hidden Hindus” – Indonesian Photofeature from “Hinduism Today” magazine

 Or view online:  http://www.hinduismtoday.com/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=5536 Magazine Web Edition > October/November/December 2014   Meet the Hindus of Java For five centuries, the Hindus of...

World Hindu Foundation: Press Release

World Hindu Foundation: Press Release   Details: www.maharajgroup.co.za/whfsa2.htm “Religious leaders representing a cross-section of the Hindu community met at an historic...

Century-old Kajang temple wins land and cash from developer

A decade-long battle for a Hindu temple in Kajang to obtain a piece of land has ended on a...

GHRD appeal to rescue Kajal Bheel in Pakistan by singing petition

Namaste! Please sing the petition being forwarded by GHRD at the given below link to save Kajal Bheel in...

​A Little India in Myanmar, with Hindi classes and an RSS branch

In between Myanmar’s two erstwhile capitals Yangon and Mandalay lies Zayawaddy Grant, a cluster of villages and a small township....

Nepal-India Should Understand the Hinduism and its Reality between Each Other by D.R. Prasai

Nepal-India Should Understand the Hinduism and its Reality between Each Other By Dirgha Raj Prasai Nepal and India are...

Modi visit to Nepal’s Janakpur temple cancelled

Nepal government blames Maoists, Madhesi paries; Indian Embassy says “no official word yet” Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to...

Hinduism inspired Australians call PM Modi a ‘man of humble beginnings’

Brisbane (Australia), Nov. 16 (ANI): Followers of Hinduism in Australia have lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s humble beginnings, and...

Ram Barat left for Janakpur in Nepal

Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) sponsored ‘ Ram Barat’ today left for Janakpur in Nepal after religious ceremony at the Karsevekpurm....

Paying homage to Hindu deities and attaining bliss on pilgrimages

Hindus in Malaysia visit temples in India to achieve spiritual bliss S Ratnambal has regularly gone on temple tours...

Thapa streses on referendum on Hindu state

LAMKI: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatanra Party -RPP-Nepal Kamal Thapa has said that the constitution would be delivered in the slated...

HINDRAF writes to UN Director seeking urgent intervention on proposed development on the Swami Vivekananda Ashram’s

COMMITTEE FOR THE PROTECTION & PRESERVATION OF HERITAGE BUILDINGS C/O HINDRAF No.50, Taman Sri Labu, 70200 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia....

HINDRAF Support letter to stop commercial development on Swami Vivekananda Ashram site in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

12th November 2014 Dear Sir/Madam RE: Save Vivekananda Ashram Malaysia. Support letter to stop commercial development on Swami Vivekananda...

Hindraf open letter to Dato Nazri on the Vivekananda ashram development plan

YB Dato Seri Mohamed Nazri Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Minister of Tourism and Culture Minister in Charge of Heritage...

Objection on the proposed development on the Swami Vivekananda Ashram’s site in Brickfields pursuant to DBKL Public Notice​

28th October 2014 Via fax & post Fax No: 03-2272 1392 Yang Berbahagia Dr Zainah Ibrahim Commissioner for Heritage...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – ​Dhaka Declaration (November 14-15,2014)

President of Patriots Forum, D.C. Nath was superannuated in January, 1995, as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau, D.C. Nath (IPS-1960) was...

Hinduism inspired Australians call PM Narendra Modi a ‘man of humble beginnings’

Followers of Hinduism in Australia have lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s humble beginnings, and said he can spread the...

Hinduism inspired Australians call PM Modi a ‘man of humble beginnings’

Brisbane (Australia), Nov. 16 (ANI): Followers of Hinduism in Australia have lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s humble beginnings, and...

Young Photographers are invited for Lord Ram Vangaman Sthal Photography Travel Scholarship

Lord Ram Young Photographers are invited for Lord Ram Vangaman Sthal Photography Travel Scholarship Total Scholarships: 14 Each scholarship...

5th HSS Shakha in Japan – Summary report

Here is the report for today’s Shakha: 1. Ma. Saumitra Ji has provided various suggestion for the future course...

Government announces concessions for Hindu refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: Government today announced a number of concessions for Hindu and Sikh refugees from Pakistan and Afghanistan as...

‘Modi magic’ has broken all booking records in Allphones Arena: RSS’ Ravi Kumar

Sydney, Nov. 13 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) International Joint Coordinator Ravi Kumar on Thursday praised Prime Minister Narendra...

Malaysian group angered by bottler’s use of Hindu god’s image

KUALA LUMPUR — A consumer group yesterday demanded that the Malaysian authorities punish a mineral water bottler for using...

DAP urges heritage department to step in after Ashram trustees defend development plan

Following objections by landowners of the historic Vivekananda Ashram in Brickfields to have it declared a heritage site, an...

Malaysia’s Sharia law costs Hindus their kids

IPOH, Malaysia (AP) — It was the last round of a recurring argument: M. Indira Gandhi’s husband wanted her...

​’Leave your faith or leave your country’​ – ​Conspiracy to force Sindhi Hindus to leave Sindh

“We are not Muslim, we are not Hindu, but first and foremost, we are Sindhi. There is a conspiracy...

Kathmandu, Varanasi to be sister Hindu’s cities

KATHMANDU, NOV 08 – Kathmandu and Varanasi (Kashi) share many similarities historically, culturally and religiously. Very soon these two...

“Amadam Sisilasa” Dharma Deshana programme at Medamulana Featured

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa participated in Il Poya Day “Amadam Sisilasa” Dharma Deshana programme...

Hindraf urges probe into Vivekananda Ashram development plans

A committee called the ‘Committee to Protect and Preserve National Heritage (CPPNH)’ aims to pressure the Swami Vivekananda Ashram’s...

Hindu state campaign gets NC cold shoulder

KATHMANDU, NOV 07 – All the office bearers and a majority of Central Working Committee (CWC) members of the...

Hindu funeral ceremony held for Australian murder victim

An Australian grandmother has been cremated in a traditional Hindu ceremony in India following the arrest of her three alleged killers....

International Response Needed: Pak Govt. Must Return Angli Meghwar To Her Home

According to JFH sources, Angli Meghwar is a 12 year old Hindu girl who was kidnapped from her home...

Corruption tainted Khadka forms committee to revive Hindu state

KATHMANDU, NOV 01 – Former Home Minister and Central Working Committee member of Nepali Congress Khum Bahadur Khadka has...

Hindu activists resume strike

KATHMANDU, NOV 03 – Supporters of the Nepal Sanatan Hindu State Struggle Committee resumed relay hunger-strike on the Bhandrakali...

Ealing’s Afghan Hindus to throw Diwali Fete this weekend

This is an annual event that the Asamai youth committee holds for its members with more than 300 people...

Making India Truly Hindu – Mukundan P.R.

Making India Truly Hindu – Mukundan P.R. As we all know, culture is the backbone of any nation. India...

Hindu NGOs want Heritage Department to stop Vivekananda Ashram redevelopment

Two Hindu NGOs are now pushing the authorities to step forward and protect the 110-year-old Vivekananda Ashram in Brickfields,...

Incentives offer for Hindus in Malaysia welcome

Hindus have welcomed offer of incentives for minority ethnic Indian community reportedly announced by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul...

Hindu Devas take a (silk) road trip to Japan

This is a historical phenomenon, which entertains and fascinates me to no end. Buddhism had a huge impact on...

Solving The Puzzling Mental Illness of Bhutanese Refugees

KANSAS, USA, October 28, 2014( by Alex Smith, Kcur):The community health specialist,Dr Lemaster has been working for the past...

Hindus worship the Sun on Chhath worldwide

KATHMANDU: Life on Earth is impossible without the sun — the source of energy necessary for life on Earth. People...

Singapore’s 3 national monuments to undergo repair work

Singapore: Singapore’s National Heritage Board (NHB) has disbursed more than SGD1.3 million in grant for repairs and restoration work...

​Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) -​ Why And How One Becomes A Jihadi?

President of Patriots Forum, D.C. Nath was superannuated in January, 1995, as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau, D.C. Nath (IPS-1960) was...

Map of Southeast Asia: Hinduized states of Indian Ocean Community — George Coedes

A beautiful map prepared by National Geographic. This image complements the insights provided by a great French epigraphist, George...

Hindus light up in preparation for Diwali

JOHANNESBURG – Hindus around the world are getting together in preparation for one of their biggest festivals, Deepavali or...

Deepavali fosters understanding among communities, increase harmony – President Featured

The festive day of Deepavali, which underlines the great spiritual values of Hinduism, is filled with the spirit of...

Hindu festival celebrated in Nepal

A cow is being worshipped during the religious ceremony of cow festival, the third day of Tihar festival, in...

VHPA Best Wishes for a Very Happy Deepawali

Best Wishes for a Very Happy Deepawali cid:930562916@25102011-2B22 Om Asato Maa Sat Gamaya – Lead me from Falsehood to...

Hindu backing for reconciliation urged

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today urged the Hindu community in Sri Lanka to actively participate in the reconciliation process as...

Happy Diwali/Shuvo Deepabali: ​Patriots’ Forum

October 22, 2014 Subject: ​​Happy Diwali/Shuvo Deepabali Respected Elders and Mothers, Dear Brothers and Sisters, and Young Boys and...

Sydney Opera House lights up for Deepavali

22nd October 2014 The sails of the Sydney Opera House have turned a vibrant orange and yellow during an...

Vijayadashmi Utsav in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh celebrated its Vijayadashmi Utsav in Colombo Vivekananda School on 5th October, 2014. Around 220 people participated,...

Sri Lankan President hopes the Deepawali festivities will add to the spirit of reconciliation

Oct 22, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said the religious practices and festivities that go with the...

Sydney Opera House lights up for Diwali

Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS): The Sydney Opera House was lit up in a vibrant orange colour to celebrate Diwali, the...

Indonesia to grant Diwali holiday to Indians

JAKARTA: The Jakarta administration will grant a one-day holiday to all Indian nationals and Indonesians of Indian descent Wednesday...

Selangor MB’s Deepavali address

The timeless preoccupation of humanity’s philosophical life and life of beliefs has been the struggle between darkness and light....

Century-Old Hindu Temple is Singapore’s 67th National Monument

SINGAPORE:  A 155-year-old Hindu temple in Singapore was on Monday declared the 67th national monument of the country, becoming the...

5 facts about Sri Thendayuthapani Hindu’s Temple

SINGAPORE – The Sri Thendayuthapani Temple on Tank Road was gazetted a National Monument by the National Heritage Board...

Century-old Hindu temple is Singapore’s 67th national monument

A 155-year-old Hindu temple in Singapore was today declared the 67th national monument of the country, becoming the third Hindu temple on the...

Hindu identity can save Nepal from disintegration: Khadka

“We are democrats. In a democratic setup peoples’ mandate is final. As far as the country’s religious identity is...

Hindus commend Malaysia Govt. for Deepavali gift to prisoners

Hindus have commended Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak lead Malaysian Government for the Deepavali gift of family visits to...

Indian festival Diwali Mela lights up Albert Hall on Sunday

Canberrans have been invited to enjoy Bollywood dancing, fireworks and games as the Indian community celebrates its annual festival...

Vivekanad Sewa Sangh Japan : 4th Shakha in Japan – Summary Report

Today we had our 4th monthly Shakha and here are the summary points: 1. VSS Japan has celebrated Durga...

Hindus urge Hungarian PM Orban to integrate Roma

In view of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s governing Fidesz party winning control of all county assemblies and all...

RPP-N joins NC faction in quest for Hindu state

KATHMANDU, OCT 13 – The Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N) has decided to join hands with a pro-Hindu faction in...

Funding doesn’t reach the community, says Malaysia Hindu Sangam

PETALING JAYA, Oct 11, 2014: Malaysia Hindu Sangam is disappointed that the 2015 Budget does not take into consideration the...

Nepali Villagers Protest a Temple’s Locked Doors

(WOMENSENEWS)–The sun arced toward its zenith. Although we would never hear a clear explanation, I assumed that the temple...

Australian museums should re-examine procurement process of Hindu collections: Hindu religious leader

Indus are asking all the museums and art galleries of Australia to exhaustively re-examine the procurement process and the...

NC faction campaigns for Hindu state revival

KATHMANDU, OCT 10 – Several Nepali Congress leaders on Thursday launched a campaign to revive Nepal as a Hindu state through...

Indian Hindu Nationalists say NO to alliance with Radical Sri lankan Buddhists

An Indian Hindu nationalist group said Wednesday that it has no intention of forming an alliance with a hardline...

Know interesting facts about Gayatri Mantra, the holiest Hindu hymn

New Delhi: Gayatri mantra is the holiest hymn in Hinduism recited by millions of Hindus every day.It is repeated during...

Nepal & India Should Focus- the Constructive Role on Hinduism by D.R. Prasai

Nepal & India have to Focus the Constructive Role on Hinduism By Dirgha Raj Prasai Since 2006 Nepal’s situation...

​Living on the edge: 30 pictures of ​Hindus & Sikhs under Pakistani fire

An injured child at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu after heavy firing by the Pakistan Rangers in...

The Diwali festival: important Hindu celebration comes to Mernda

THE Diwali festival, an important Hindu celebration, is coming to Whittlesea. The festival will bring its light, colour and families...

China President Xi’s India visit: Indian PM Modi expresses gratitude for new route to Kailash through Sikkim

NEW DELHI: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping, “on behalf of the people of India,”...


Indonesian puppetry and a festival of West Javanese culture come to Freer/Sackler

Dancers from the Indonesian College of the Arts performing the Butterfly Dance for Performing Indonesia: Music, Dance, and Theater...

Ekal Austin Impacts 117 Villages & 2000 Children

Rhythmic drizzling rain, melodious music, and sumptuous banquet dinner made for a perfect evening with loved ones on Saturday...

Lord Ganesha figure immersed in Pattaya Bay

Followers of the Hindu and Buddhist god Ganesha capped a 15-day festival with a ceremony lowering a statue of...

HJS’ National Guide’s recent Nepal visit – A Brief Report

Man will behave like animal if he drifts away from Dharma !  – H.H. Dr. Charudatt Pingle, National guide,...

Preparations for Hindu’s Kate Festival in Vietnam

VIETNAM, (Muinetourism). Kate Festival 2014 (commemorating the dead and honoring heroes) will officially take place from the 22nd to...

Major Writers Festival in Indonesia to honor Hindu goddess Saraswati

The 11th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, said to be Southeast Asia’s most renowned literary and cultural event, being...

Prambanan: The Exotic Hindu Temple

Source: indonesia.travel

Hon. Indian home minister Rajnath Singh to Nepal PM: Border areas now ISI, jihadi hubs

NEW DELHI: Home minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday raised the issue of growing radicalization among Muslims in Nepal settled...

Sanjiva Narasimha Appadoo “Protection of Cows in Mauritius” – Savetemples Short Film Festival 2014

  Vedic culture, Hindu as it is widely known to day is the only one that went far ahead...

DISARMED LTTE IN REVIVAL MODE

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa may have disarmed and destroyed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in the island...

‘Rashtriya Dharmasabha, Nepal’ is HJS of Nepal – Dr. Madhav Bhattarai

Kathmandu (Nepal) – Science of measuring time/ period is a gift of Hindu Dharma to the world, stated H.H. (Dr.)...

Hindu’s GOD Ganesha Celebration in Asian Countries

In this photo by Bernat Armangue, Hindus mass around a statue of elephant-headed god Ganesha before immersing it in...

Protest rally against the demolition of Shiva temple in Kathmandu

Kathmandu (Nepal) – Hindu Jagaran Nepal had organized a protest rally against Shiva temple demolition in Kirtipur by new Christian...

Thailand Government released new Postage Stamps on Hindu Deities

Government of Thailand released remarkable new edition of stamps depicting the Hindu Deities, which will definitely delight the hearts...

Brunei’s Noble Vision donates to Hindu Temple Building Fund

MIRI: Miri Hindu Society (MHS) moved closer to their dream of having a temple here when Noble Vision Event...

A film fest highlights conditions of Hindu temples

Hyderabad: A unique international film festival here brought into focus the dilapidated condition of Hindu temples in India, highlighting...

Worldwide cebelrated Ganesha Chaturthi by Hindus

Last weekend, millions of South Asians the world over, including Toronto, welcomed one of the most celebrated, loved, revered...

Association offers to help manage Hindu burial sites in Selangor

The Malaysian Indian Burial Site Management Association has offered to assist the Selangor Government to manage Hindu burial sites...

HINDU PRAYERS CANCELLED IN SRI LANKA DUE TO GOVERNMENT THREATS: TGTE

Hindus in Sri Lanka were forced to cancel their prayers due to threats and intimidation by the Sri Lankan...

Mars in Hinduism

In Hindu mythology, the planet Mars is known as Mangala. Hindus believed in the existence of nine planets called Navagraha....

Hindus welcome return of stolen Lord Shiva statues to India

SINGAPORE: Hindus have welcomed Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s gesture of returning back to India on Friday the 900-years-old...

Now, it is Cameroon’s turn to return the two Sarasvatis stolen from Dhar. Congrats to Abbott for returning the Nataraja.

It is a remarkable gesture on the part of PM Abbott to return the Nataraja statue stolen from a...

Marble statue of Hindu Lord Shiva consecrated

A huge 4.5m-high white marble statue of Hindu Lord Shiva has been consecrated and unveiled in Minto, a suburb...

Ganesha Temples In Indonesia

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the biggest festivals held every year in Maharashtra. The Ganesh itself that makes this...

Narendra Modi narrates story of Hindu god Krishna to students at Japanese school

Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited an elementary school in Tokyo and mingled with the students, narrating them...

Huge 4.5m Hindu’s Lord Shiva statue unveiled near Sydney

Huge 4.5m-high white marble statue of Hindu Lord Shiva has been consecrated and unveiled in Minto, a suburb of Sydney...

Hindu women in Nepal fast to absolve sins of menstruation

Hindu women in Nepal observed the festival of Rishi Panchami with a ritual bathing on Saturday, to wash themselves...

Hindu Devotees Celebrate Hindu Festival in Yangon, Myanmar

YANGON, MYANMAR, April 3, 2014 (EN): Vivid slideshow at “source” of Hindu devotees celebrating a Hindu festival in Yangon,...

Nepali Hindu devotees celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Kathmandu

Hindu devotees prepare samay dwan (a heap of beaten rice and other elements) to offer prayers in front of...

​The First Akhandh Paath in China

This is Dharamjot Kaur, a Chinese lady who sent her daughter last August to Miri Piri Academy in India,...

After death story of VHP’s Acharya Giriraj Kishore

After the demise of Vishwa Hindu Parishad patriarch Acharya Giriraj Kishore, his body was donated to Army College of...

The History of Conspiracy against Hinduism: Dirgha Raj Prasai

Hindu Kingdom and Constitutional Monarchy Must be Restored in Nepal By Dirgha Raj Prasai Why have activities of foreign...

Hindu Kingdom and Constitutional Monarchy Must be Restored in Nepal: Dirgha Raj Prasai

The History of Conspiracy against Hinduism By Dirgha Raj Prasai Two Hundred years ago, the greatKing Prithvi Narayan Shah...

Hindu and Hinduism Is the Foundation of Human Civilization: Dirgha Raj Prasai

Hindu and Hinduism Is the Foundation of Human Civilization By Dirgha Raj Prasai      The world has bestowed high importance of...


Honorable Indian PM Narendra Modi visits Toji temple in Kyoto, Japan

PM Modi visits Toji temple with Shinzo Abe on his second day in Japan There are many good things...


BBS ties up with Hindu Federation for reconciliation

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today charged that the Government and the National Languages and Social Integration Ministry had...

Address human rights issues of Indian diaspora, Malaysian Hindu organisation asks Honable Indian Minister Mrs. Sushma

Kuala Lumpur: Hindraf, a coalition of 30 Hindu non-governmental organisations in Malaysia, has asked the Indian government to include...

Dharma – Diwali Edition by South African Hindu Forum

  ​PLEASE FIND DOWNLOAD LINK FOR ATTACHED FILE BELOW:​ Dharma Diwali ELECTRONIC final             ...

Dark days continue for Hindus in Afghanistan

The recent incident of Afghan Sikhs rescued from a shipping container from a UK port has again brought to...

Jaffna: A Medieval Tamil Hindu State

( August 24, 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) There was a Tamil kingdom in north Sri Lanka that lasted between...

Hindu Festival Celebrates Renovation of Pyin Oo Lwin Temple

PYIN OO LWIN — In Pyin Oo Lwin, a former British hill station located on the western edge of...

A Lesson from Dr. Subramaniam Swamy to Sri Lanka’s minority Tamils and Muslims

A Lesson from Dr. Subramaniam Swamy to Sri Lanka’s minority Tamils and Muslims Known for his candid demeanor and...

HINDUS IN NEW YORK SUPPORT ISRAEL AND OTHER VICTIMS OF JIHAD

From left: Robert Spencer, Arish Sahani, Pamela Geller, Surinder Verma, and Narain Kataria American Freedom Defensive Initiative (AFDI) organized...

Hindu community asked from Heinz Australia to apologise for hurting their sentiments

The Hindu community is up in arms against Heinz Australia. Members of the community have asked the food major...

No go for cable car at Malaysia Batu Caves

THE RM10mil Batu Caves Cable Car project will most likely be scrapped as soil studies carried out by experts...

Two Hindu brothers’ murdered in Umerkot district of Sindh, Pakistan

Members of the highest legislative forum, the National Assembly, have finally taken a serious notice of a heightened sense...

In an eternal state of waiting – Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabh

“The ignorant person is totally blind as he does not appreciate the value of the jewel”. — Guru Gobind Singh...

Sri Lanka Vel Hinduism festival honors the god of war

Early this month, Sri Lankan Hindus in the capital, Colombo, celebrated the Vel Hinduism festival, which commemorates the victory...

UNHRC Investigation on Sri Lanka – Revisiting Ban Ki Moons Panel of Expert Report – Part 1

UNHRC Investigation on Sri Lanka – Revisiting Ban Ki Moons Panel of Expert Report The OHCHR investigation against Sri...

Indonesian Hindus Make Annual Offerings at Mount Bromo

Tenggerese worshippers offer food and livestock in an annual tradition of sacrifice for blessings of safety and prosperity at...

Japanese funds to strengthen Uttarakhand Van Panchayats

In a State with around 13,000 Van Panchayats, of which about 8,000 are practically non-functional, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)...

Hindus Celebrate Rakhsha Bandhan in Singapore

Singapore:  Hindus in Singapore celebrated Rakhsha Bandhan festival with cultural programmes promoting social integration among Indian and local communities in...

Campbelltown councillor opposes plans for Hindus to hold Diwali Festival at Thorndon Park

The Punjabi Association of SA has asked Campbelltown Council to use Thorndon Park for their Diwali Festival in October....

Isolated Javanese Hindu Community Celebrates Founders

The Tenggerese people, an isolated community on the island of Java that primarily identifies as Hindu, is celebrating the...

Karachi – Discussing their rights: Hindu Panchayat claims govt does nothing but condemn

KARACHI:  In the last 15 years, the Hindus of Sindh have faced a lot of problems, including forced conversions...

India Day, Friday Aug 15, 2013, 8.30 AM, Legislative Chambers, Mineola

Dear All GREETINGS FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY OF INDIA On behalf of the Nassau County Executive Hon Ed Mangano,you are cordially...

Ustaz title of Muslim preacher who belittled Hinduism should be revoked, say Copingo

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang-based coalition of Indian movements (Copingo) has proposed to the Penang Mufti Department (JMPP) to strip...

VHPA Best Wishes for Rakshabandhan

On the sacred occasion of Rakshabandhan With prayers and affection RAKSHA The strands of this Raksha symbolically represent the...

Hindu’s Cham monuments, Vietnam’s New Tourism Attraction

VIETNAM, December 27, 2014 (Vietnam Tourism): After 10 years of implementation with the help of UNESCO, University of Polytechnic...

Woodstock Poland style, Paratrooper Day celebrated in Russia, the Vel Hinduism festival in Sri Lanka and more

The day in photos around the world, including a Woodstock music fest in Poland, the long-lasting Paratrooper Day tradition...

Hindus shun posting for lack of a temple — MHS

MIRI: The absence of a temple in the city apparently contributes to why Hindu professionals are vehemently reluctant to...

Modi prays lord Shiva at Pashupatinath temple, Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Aug 4:Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has performed special pooja and prayed for lord Shiva at famous...

MIC Youth accepts apology of ustaz over sensitive remarks against Hindus

GEORGE TOWN, Aug 4: MIC Youth today stated its willingness to accept the apology of preacher Shahul Hamid Seeni...

Prime Minister of India Mr. Modi; a mascot of Hinduism – Priest of Pashupatinath Temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not speak a word during the elaborate prayer ceremony conducted for him at Pashupatinath...



Ustaz apologised to Hindus for making disparaging remarks about Hindu deities

GEORGE TOWN: A video showing a Muslim cleric insulting Hinduism and Ganesha (the Elephant God) while calling on Muslims...

Hindu temple sought in Malaysia’s Miri

Hindus have given a worldwide call for establishing a proper Hindu temple in Miri (Sarawak, Malaysia) on the island...

PAS man allegedly mocking Hindus surfaces; MIC demands stern action

KUALA LUMPUR: A five-year-old video of a PAS member allegedly mocking Hindus has surfaced and is causing an uproar,...

Ustaz apologised to Hindus for making disparaging remarks about Hindu deities

GEORGE TOWN: A video showing a Muslim cleric insulting Hinduism and Ganesha (the Elephant God) while calling on Muslims...

A week in Bali, populated mostly by Hindus

Malaysia has much to learn from Indonesia and if only we could emulate this secular state, we will progress...

People gathered for demanding action against an Islamic preacher, for insulting Hinduism

Hundreds of people gathered in Brickfields today demanding action be taken against an Islamic preacher, Ustaz Shahul Hamid, for...

Hindu Sangam rejects Muslim preacher’;s apology, wants Jakim to monitor ustads

Ustaz Shahul Hamid Seeni Mohd has no right to condemn other religions to make his own sound good, the...

Yoga In China-A New Initiative By The Government

India to open yoga centre in China Author: Ananth Krishnan Publication: The Hindu Date: July 19, 2014 URL: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/world/india-to-open-yoga-centre-in-china/article6229124.ece   The Indian government is...

Nepal to generate energy from Hindu’s Holy Bagmati river

Kathmandu, July 21 (IANS): The Nepalese government is gearing up to generate hydropower energy from Bagmati river. Bagmati is considered...

Hindu Andolan condemns China; demands protection for pilgrims

Udupi, Jul 21: Under the aegis of Rashtreeya Hindu Andolan, which claims to be a united national level initiative working...

‘Penang Hindus need gazetted sites for funeral rites’

GEORGE TOWN: The PAS Penang Supporters Club want the Pakatan Rakyat government to gazette at least six sites across...

We should be prepared to sacrifice everything for establishment of Hindu Rashtra : H.H. (Dr.) Pingale, HJS

Kathmandu (Nepal), 14th July – Hindu Rashtra means a nation of people who believe in sacrifice ! People, who are...

Balinese in Melbourne raise funds for temple

The Balinese community living in Melbourne, Australia, is raising funds to build a Hindu temple in the city where...

Convention to declare Nepal as Hindu Rashtra

Kathmandu (Nepal) : Convention to be held for declaring Nepal as a Hindu Rashtra (nation)  July 13, 2014 Ashadh...

Stopping Hindu’s Holy Cow Smuggling from Nepal

Hari Bansh Jha  In Hinduism, the cow symbolizes wealth, strength and abundance. So the slaughtering of this animal is...

Convention to be held for declaring Nepal as a Hindu Rashtra (nation)

Kathmandu (Nepal) : A convention has been planned on 7th September to decide future course of action and strategies for declaration...

Hindus celebrates famous Rath Yatra Festival worldwide

Ratha Yatra is a festival of chariots, a festival of sacred journey.  Every year Lord Jagannath, the Lord of...

In Malaysia, Islam’s legal advance divides families and nation

S. Deepa would not let go of her son, clinging to 5-year-old Mithran’s leg even as the car into...


Indonesia showing Hindu Ramayana inspired art exhibition

National Gallery of Indonesia (Galeri Nasional Indonesia) in Jakarta is currently holding an exhibition of digital artworks inspired by...

Mah willing to work with Ramasamy for betterment of Hindu community

PUTRAJAYA: Newly appointed minister Datuk Mah Siew Keong (pic) has refused to be drawn into a public spat with...

Mah Tells Penang Hindu Endowment Board, “Give Me A Chance”

PUTRAJAYA: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Mah Siew Keong said he would work together with the Penang...

Hindu Ramayana art exhibition in Indonesia

National Gallery of Indonesia (Galeri Nasional Indonesia) in Jakarta is currently holding an exhibition of digital artworks inspired by...

But are Indians as proud of him? Mah ‘proud’ to oversee Hindu board

Gerakan president Mah Siew Keong is brimming with pride despite being criticised for being made the minister in charge...

Hindu Sangam: PM should have appointed our rep on Hindu board

KUALA LUMPUR, July 3: Gerakan president Datuk Mah Siew Keong’s appointment to oversee the Hindu Endowment Board portfolio was...

35 Amazing Photos from the Ruins of Angkor Wat Vishnu Temple in Cambodia

The following 35 amazing photos show the stunning beauty of the ruins of the Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia....

​​Global Hindu Temples Directory : Help Create an Awesome Free Android App

Help bring the Hindu Temples iOS App to Android Help me create an awesome Hindu Temples Directory App on Android and...

Sri Lanka Guardian: Hindu Law: A Sri Lankan Read

(June 27, 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) This opinion piece is intended to demonstrate that Hindu or Brahmanic law is...

4,000 Year Old Lord Vishnu Statue Discovered in Vietnam

A recent news report from Vietnam features an exquisite and very ancient sculpture of Lord Vishnu. According to a...

Hindus living a hellish life in Afghanistan

New Delhi: Despite having successful Presidential election in Afghanistan, democracy and right of equality is still a distant dream for...

Hindu’s Holy Cow’s head act the work of insecure men

Fair Play: To all Malaysians from the Hindu/Indian Malaysian community, here is the really, really good news about Hindu culture...

Hindu Sangam: Cow head incident ‘scaring’ everyone, disrespecting Hindu religion

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 ― The dumping of a severed cow head outside Penang lawmaker RSN Rayer’s house is...

About Hinduism…

CHENNAI: Sanatana dharma is by its very essence a term that is devoid of sectarian leanings or ideological divisions....

India meet demands Hindu state revival in Nepal

At a religious convention held in Ponda of Goa in India, Hindu leaders from India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh...

For forcibly converting Hindus; 40 Christian leaders arrested

Free eBook: Liturgical Year 2013-2014, Vol. 5 More than 40 Protestant leaders in Nepal were recently arrested on charges...

No religion condones destroying another’s holy books, Selangor Islamic authorities told

PETALING JAYA, June 26 — No one in the world will accept the destruction of any religion’s sacred scriptures,...

Cow-head incident an insult to Hindus, says Malaysia Hindu Sangam

Malaysia Hindu Sangam has criticised those responsible for the dumping of a bloodied and skinned cow’s head at the...

Interfaith group: Fringe element behind Penang cow head incident

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 — The dumping of a severed cow head in front of the home of a...


​​World’s First Glass ​Hindu ​Temple in Malaysia

Malaysia’s 1st glass temple, the Arulmigu Sri Raja Kaliamman Temple , located in Jalan Tebrau, Johor Baru, is set...

PADT regulates number of Hindu priests

KATHMANDU, June 18: Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) has issued permit to only 330 priests to carry out rituals on...

Let’s Not Forget These Hindu Voices in the World of Social Uplift

One of the great things about The Huffington Post is its willingness to provide a forum for open discourse...

Singapore Conserves 179-Year-Old Hindu Temple

Singapore: A 179-year-old Hindu temple in Singapore, which is among the 75 heritage buildings proposed for conservation, will reopen...

Devotees gather at Little India for Hindu temple consecration

SINGAPORE: Some 50,000 devotees gathered at Little India on Sunday morning for the consecration of one of Singapore’s iconic...

Hinduism’s Sacred Animal

It’s becoming a routine ritual on the crowded, colorful streets of Delhi, India: A small team of men surrounds...

Senior RSS Pracharak in Vishwa Vibhag Ramprakash Dhir expired at Yangon, Myanmar

Yangon Burma June 21: Senior RSS Pracharak Ram Prakash Dhir, 88years, who had the responsibility of Vishwa Vibhag of...

Bharat, Bhutan & Nepal should have a governing system based on Hindu culture : Puri Shankaracharya

Goa : ‘Hindu Nation’ will materialize in Bharat only by eliminating the influence of western countries on Bharatiya governing systems,...

If you want Hindu Rashtra, create a new nation for Hindus : Nepal Minister

Texas (USA) :  A representation was given to Nepal’s Industry & Commerce Minister Karna Bahaddur Thapa on behalf of an organization...

Australia’s Young, single and Hindu -Rachael Kohn

Finding a mate is hard enough in today’s society, but for members of small religious communities, the challenge is...


​Appeal from Sri Lanka to PM Modi for Hindu Buddhist unity

Hindus of Sri Lanka want peaceful coexistence with Buddhists there.  This sentiment was given expression to in a rally...

Rajiv Malhotra‘s work; How Evangelists Invented ‘Dravidian Christianity’

Most liberal Americans are simply unaware of the international political machinations of evangelicals. Funded and supported by the American...

How Jaffna Catholics aided the British Empire’s Exploitation of Indian Cooli Slaves! (Part III of III)

As referred to, in the prorogue, I am outlining a straight forward story using material borrowed directly from other...

NZ Council told to think again on Hindu ash scattering

Council told to think again on ash scattering Plans to make grieving families seek permission before scattering the ashes...

Hindu temple raid shows Jais meddling with other creeds, interfaith group says

KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — Selangor Islamic authorities interfered with the affairs of other religions when it raided a Hindu temple to probe...

Penyrheol Community Centre to host famous Hindu festival Sri Srinivasa Kalyanam

Priests from India’s famous Tirupati Temple will conduct a service at Penyrheol CommunityCentre on Sunday June 8. The Hindu festival, Sri Srinivasa Kalyanam, marks the celebration of...

SL Army conducts ‘archaeology’, The Hindu relays ‘history’

Occupying Sri Lanka Army’s ‘archaeology’ in Uruththirapuram, Ki’linochchi. In addition to doing agriculture, industries and tourism, genocidal Sri...

Hindu Temple in East Malaysia to host Mahakumbhabhishekham

Nevada, Jun 3 (IBNS): The Hindu community in the Bukit Padang neighborhood of Sabah’s capital Kota Kinabalu in East...

Hindu Festival Celebrates Renovation of Pyin Oo Lwin Temple

PYIN OO LWIN —In Pyin Oo Lwin, a former British hill station located on the western edge of the Shan Plateau, several...

Incident has angered the Hindu community in Malaysia, says MIC

KUALA LUMPUR: The Selangor Islamic Affairs Department (Jais) could have avoided an uproar in the country if it had...

Malaysia Hindu Temple to hold consecration ceremony

Five-day auspicious and elaborate Mahakumbhabhishekham (consecration) ceremony at Sri Pasupathinath Temple in Bukit Padang neighborhood of Sabah’s capital Kota Kinabalu in East...

BJP led Govt. is likely to shelve project, Sethusamudram, that involves dredging the stretch (Ram Setu) of water between TN & SL

The project is currently under litigation after environmental concerns were raised against the plan of linking the Palk Bay...

Bus carrying Hindu pilgrims falls into river in western Nepal; at least 10 dead

KATMANDU, Nepal – A bus carrying Hindu pilgrims veered off a mountain road and fell into a river in...

Looted Hindu statues come home

Sandstone figures packed into crates that took groups of five or more to shift returned to Cambodia yesterday. The...

Hindu’s celebrated Kuningan as per Balinese calendar schedule

On Saturday afternoon during the Kuningan celebration, hundreds of men from Munggu village in Mengwi, Badung regency, some 20...

GIBV Press Release on Narendra Modi’s Victory

Mission-­‐2014 Global Indians for Bharat Vikas 12 Pendleton Place, Edison, NJ 08820, USA www.gibv.org, <m2014.gibv@gmail.com>, 570-­‐884-­‐GIBV India: Basement, Meera...

Hindu’s religious books can help Lanka foster ethno-religious amity

Shelton A. Gunaratne This week, by chance, I experienced the joy of reading the two jewels of Buddhism and...

Hindu Nationalist Leader Narendra Modi takes oath as 15th Prime Minister in a grand swearing-in ceremony

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has opposed the move by some states to include his life story in school curriculum. Mr Modi...

The Hindu history of Afghanistan — Subodh Kapoor

The year 980 C.E. marks the beginning of the Muslim invasion into India proper when Sabuktagin attacked Raja Jaya...

Sri Lankan religious group congratulate Hon. Indian PM Modi

Rule India like Cakkavatti Dharmasoka – Mahabodhi Society of Sri Lanka Appeals to Narendra Modi Posted on May 24th,...

Denigrating images of Lord Hanuman and Ganesh removed from walls of restaurant after protests from Hindus

Alert Hindus notified Forum for Hindu Awakening regarding denigrating images of Lord Hanuman and Lord Ganesh on the walls...

RPP-N hints at parting ways with monarchy for Hindu state

KATHMANDU, MAY 23 – In a significant ideological shift, Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal (RPP-N) is preparing to soften its...

Balinese Hindus celebrate Galungan Day

GIANYAR, BALI, INDONESIA – MAY 21: A Balinese Hindus woman gives holy water to her baby during they celebrate...

Tamil Hindus celebrates 15-day marriage ceremony with a tug of war

In May and June every year, Tamil Hindus of the Eastern province in Sri Lanka begin a 15-day marriage ceremony with a tug...

In the memory of Hindu’s

Beside theaquamarine seas of Keerimalai, at the island’s northernmost tip stands a Hindu holy of holies. One of five Sivan...

Hindu College teacher found dead

A male teacher of Hindu College Bambalapitiya was found dead in the school hostel this morning, the police media...

Hindu Temple statue heading home to Cambodia

Since 1977, visitors to Pasadena’s Norton Simon Museum have encountered an ancient Cambodian statue that has the wide, hulking...

Balinese Hindus celebrate Galungan Day

GIANYAR, BALI, INDONESIA – MAY 21: A Balinese Hindus priest (L) prays, while a Balinese traditional guard manages the...

Hon. Indian PM elect Narendra Modi-A Hindu Nationalist Won India

( May 19, 2014, Kathmandu, Sri Lanka Guardian) In the context of Indian history moreover during the regime of...

Police stay alert for Hindu’s festival on Bali Island

The Bali Police are preparing to safeguard the island during the various religious holidays coming up in the next...

The Dharma Santi Celebration Of Nyepi Holy Day For Hindus In Balikpapan

BALIKPAPAN, INDONESIA, May 5, 2014 (Kaltim Post): It’s not only Indonesia’s Muslims who have the halal bi-halal ceremony. Indonesian...

SIMI operatives threatening Narendra Modi be hanged: Bajrang Dal

BHOPAL: Bajrang Dal activists, on Sunday, demanded execution after a case of treason for Students’ Islamic Movement of India...


Hindus attend prayers at temple during the festival of Galungan and Kuningan

Hindus attend prayers at a temple during the festival of Galungan and Kuningan in Bali. The strongly localised culture...

Bow my head in obeisance to this Hindu holy land says Indian PM candidate Modi

4.41 pm: Anandiben Patel to be next Gujarat CM Sources have confirmed to CNN-IBN that Anandiben Patel will indeed be the...

Hindus attend prayers during the festival of Galungan and Kuningan in Bali

Hindus attend prayers at a temple during the festival of Galungan and Kuningan in Bali. The strongly localised culture of South-east...

Temple Consecration within Precinct of Mauritius Prison

MAURITIUS, February 21, 2014( Le Mauricien): A Tamil-style Hindu temple was consecrated in the precinct of the new high-security...

Obama calls Modi as White House ‘welcomes’ him after previous visa ban

The United States swiftly courted India’s future Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, saying the victorious leader would be...

Asia Society exhibit spotlights Hindu deities

Bridget Bray, the Asia Society Texas Center’s new director of exhibitions, came home to Houston in February with more...

Islamic terror attack in India foiled by Malaysian Police

A sinister plot to attack foreign missions in Chennai and Bangalore has been foiled with a South Asian suspect...

INDIA MODIFIED!! Set for Hindu Nationalist Modi era, end of Dynasty rule

May 16 could turn out to be a day remembered in history as the day India liberated itself from...

The Hindu E-Plus International Education Fair a big draw

There are 23 stalls set up by educational institutions from several countries If you are a student at the...

India at turning point with Hindu Nationalist Leader “Modi” likely to win big in elections

LONDON/NEW, DELHI – From a distance, the scene is as colorful as any in India. Men dressed as Hindu deities, with tinsel crowns...

Hindus want “Yoga Room” at Sydney’s second airport

Hindus have asked for including “Yoga Room” in the plan for $2.4 billion Sydney’s second international airport, which was...

Sri Lanka to send back a foreigner due to tattoo of Buddha on her hand

When every day Hindus’ Deities are denigrated through different media in India and abroad, will Indians learn love and...

First Afghan Hindu appointed Afghanistan’s special envoy

A Hindu Afghan was was for the first time appointed as the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan....

Sea tensions along Indian Ocean rim. India should intervene, prevail upon China to reduce tensions

    Vietnam, Philippines Incidents Raise Sea Tensions Vessels Clash Over Chinese Oil Rig; Philippines Detains Fishermen Near Spratly...

Hindus want ‘Yoga Room’ at Sydney’s second airport

Hindus have asked for including ‘Yoga Room’ in the plan for $2.4 billion Sydney’s second international airport, which was...

Bali Government to Pay for Hindu Priests’ Insurance

DENPASAR, BALI, May 5, 2014 (The Bali Daily): Starting this year, the provincial administration will pay for the enrollment and participation...

Balinese Hindus welcomed New Year Saka 1936 with Hindu prayer and worship including a traditional dance

BELGIUM, March 31, 2014 (Metrobali): Hundreds of expatriate Balinese Hindus living in the EU (and their European friends and...

Two more Hindu temples open in Australia

Inspired by His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the current spiritual head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, the newly reconstructed BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in...

Interfaith group ‘worried’ that ex-judge can have such ‘racist’ views against Hindus

KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — An interfaith group expressed shock today at the “racist” views of a former high-ranking...

Tourists flock to Hindu’s “Nang Dan” parade in Thailand

Nakhon Si Thammarat, 15 April 2014 (NNT) —Thousands of Thai and foreign tourists have participated in the “Nang Dan”...

Belief in the afterlife varies by Hinduism

Since the beginning of mankind’s story, there has been belief in life after death. This is testified to in...

Peaceful Muslim in Australia calls for the slaughter of Hindus

And all with government approval. Can you imagine if you were white, religious or not, and called for the slaughter of Hindus, Buddhists, blacks, Asians – whatever. Bet there...

Malaysia: Judge warns Hindus, statues ‘hurt feelings, threaten’ Muslims

Despite Islam constitutionally recognized as the Malaysia’s official religion, the Southeast Asian country has also declared by law that...

Soaring Trips to a Hindu Temple in Nepal

The faces in “Manakamana,” a transporting ethnographic film set in a green sliver of Nepal, stare into the camera,...

Huge Hindu statues are against Islamic teachings-Ex Judge of court

(The Rakyat Post) – A retired Court of Appeals judge has expressed his view that the “huge” statues at...

“World’s experts share knowledge for Hindu-based education”

Hindu experts and leaders from several countries have been gathered in Bali since Wednesday, sharing their knowledge of Hindu-based...

India is waiting for the Nataraja, stolen from a Hindu temple

National Gallery of Australia has until April 26 to press claim for ownership The Australian government may take a...

Only Modi can Deliver Growth, says Asha Raje Gaekwad

Asha Raje Gaekwad, a member of the Vadodara royal family, believes that Narendra Modi is the only capable leader...

No more negotiations, amend the law, Malaysian interfaith council tells Putrajaya

Putrajaya has been urged to relook two memorandums submitted 10 years ago by the Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism,...

Malaysian Hindus celebrated New Year with Vaisakhi

KUALA LUMPUR: It was an auspicious day today for the Malayalee Hindus, Tamils and Sikhs as they celebrated their...

The Impact of Hinduism and Buddhism in Indonesia

The earliest inscriptions found in the archipelago are known as the Kutai-inscriptions and originate from East Kalimantan, dated around...

Hinduism in Indonesia

Hinduism is the third-largest religion in Indonesia. Currently, around 1.7 percent of the Indonesian population adheres to Hinduism, which in absolute terms...

World’s Hindu experts to meet in Bali

Hindu experts from around the world are slated to gather in Denpasar, Bali, next Thursday, to attend the second...

Unity drive, VHP-Fiji organized program for local Hindu’s

The Fiji delegation to the World Economic Forum in Bangkok last year was able to showcase local products and...

Moves to make Hindu temple

Members of Dunedin’s Hindu community believe having their own temple would strengthen the community as a whole. Currently, Dunedin’s...

Australia must return stolen Shiva statue to India: Former diplomat

The bronze statue of dancing Shiva was sold to the NGA by an Indian art dealer Subash Kapoor, who...

Hindus gather at Gatterick Garrison Army base for Gurkha Temple ceremony

Hindu followers from across the region took part in a ceremony today (Thursday, April 10) to  mark the installation of a...

Indonesia Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Indonesia Archaelogy http://www.art-and- archaeology.com/indonesia/indonesia.html Temples & Monuments of Bali, Central Java, Dieng...

Israel Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Israel Information http://www.equalsouls.org/ Jewish & its relation to Hinduism Israel Organisation http://www.yogaoflove.org/...

Ram Nawami being observed

KATHMANDU, APR 08 – Ram Nawami, the birthday celebration of Sri Ram—a divine figure in Hinduism, is being observed...

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...

CPIM betrayed Kerala, opened Jihadi Pandora’s Box by repealing Law after 1921 Moplah Genocide of Hindus

MALAPPURAM: If anyone requires proof for the state’s secular credo, the Pulamanthol Juma Masjid, near Perinthalmanna in Malappuram, is...

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...

Japan Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Japan Indian Food http://www.govindas-tokyo.com/ Govinda Restaurant Tokyo Japan Leader- Spiritual Western  Hindu...

Kazakhstan Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Kazakhstan Scripture http://www.vedas.kz/ ISKCON Russia Kazakhstan Temple http://www.kazakhkrishna.com/ Kazakhstan Krishna Temple Kazakhstan...

Kyrgyzstan Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Kyrgyzstan Temple http://iskcontemples.wordpress.com/hare- krishna-links/kyrgyzstan/ ISKCON Bishkek Source: Hindu Media Network

Laos Hindu Websites

  Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Laos Information http://www.ramayana-laos.com/ Ramayana Hotels Laos Laos Sculpture http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHk8EsM U4Yg Gods...

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...

Nepal will be ‘Hindu state’ if Modi takes power: Vishwa Hindu Parishad

Kathmandu: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal Tuesday said that Nepal will turn into a Hindu state if...

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...

In bustling Jakarta, Hindus seek silence from within

Hindus observe Nyepi (the Hindu Day of Silence) in their own way amid the challenges of living in busy...

Hindu’s temples boost security to protect ‘pretima’

The Jagatnatha Temple in Denpasar said it had increased security measures by assigning special guards to accompany the existing...

Thousands Of Hindus Gather For The Melasti Ceremony

GIANYAR, INDONESIA – MARCH 28: Balinese Hindus devotees carry “Pratima” statues during Melasti Ceremony at Purnama Beach on March...

Awtar Singh Khalsa Gave the Hindus and Sikhs a place for rubbish disposal as a Place to Live

Awtar Singh Khalsa is the President of the National Committee of Hindus and Sikhs of Afghanistan and the head...

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...

Stolen Hindu statues issue raised against Australian Foreign Affairs Minister

Sculpture expert Nagaswamy denies Gallery consulted him on purchase India’s case for getting back the stolen Nataraja idol strengthened...

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...

Invoking The Goddess’ Exhibit Celebrates Pattini-Kannaki, Sri Lanka’s Shared Hindu-Buddhist Deity

Hindus and Buddhists in Sri Lanka may have been divided through political strife over the years, but they have...

Pangguni Uttiram’s Painless Test of Devotion

Human beings cannot just sit still and wait for the Gods to help them; they have to take the...

Destruction of Hindu Temples in Tamil Eelam and Sri Lanka

SINHALA BUDDHIST ETHNO NATIONALISM – Masquerading as Sri Lankan ‘Civic Nationalism’ Destruction of Hindu Temples in Tamil Eelam and Sri...

“Hindus call for prayers for missing Malaysia Airlines flight “

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has called for prayers for the passengers and crew of the missing Malaysia Airlines...

A Holi celebration: ‘Festival of Colors’ glows on a global scale

In an age where we watch topics and events that are trending, people might want to keep an eye...

Brief about Hinduism

Hinduism (say hin-doo-ism) is the religion. The people who follow the religion are known as Hindus. The Hindus have many gods,...

Get Colourful At Hindus’Festival “HOLI”

Holi is a spring festival now celebrated all over South Asia but especially by Hindus, for whom it has...

Holi – the festival of color & fun celebrated worldwide

PHOTOS: VINDRA GOPAUL-BOODAN All over the world, Hindus celebrated the Spring festival of Holi, known locally as Phagwa, by...

Hindu leaders demand return of sacred effigies

Dozens of Hindu high priests, community leaders and members of the Indonesian Parisadha Hindu Council (PHDI) in Bali have...

Bhutanese community in Tukwila celebrates Holi, the Festival of Colors

Members of the Bhutanese community in Tukwila celebrated Holi, the Hindu Festival of Colors, Sunday with face painting and...

Festival of colors “Holi” celebrated around the world

Holi is the Hindu festival of colours and is celebrated at the end of the winter season. It is...

Hindus hold prayer session for missed Malaysian aircraft

KUCHING: More than 200 Hindus turned up for a combined prayer session at Sri Srinivasagar Kaliamam Temple at Jalan Ban Hock on Friday...

Kesiman residents turn temple area green

Dozens of residents in Kesiman village gathered at the Luhur Dalem Mutering Jagat Temple on Sunday to preserve the site of worship. They...

World Hindu Economic Forum Bangkok Report 2013

Aatmeeya Bhaginigan & Bandhugan, Namaste!World Hindu Economic Forum with the theme of strengthening economy and shaping future was held...

Astro Hindu staffs hold special prayer for missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft

SERDANG: The Hindustaffsof Astro on Thursday organised a special prayers for the missingMalaysia Airlines(MAS) MH370 passengers and crew. The...

Mongolia Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Mongolia Culture http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hinduism_in_Mo ngolia Hinduism in Mongolia Mongolia Scripture http://manasataramgini.wordpress.com/2006/1 2/13/mongolian-ramayana/ Mangolian...

Balinese Hindu devotees carry a ‘Pratima’

Balinese Hindu devotees carry a ‘Pratima’, symbol of God during a purification festival called ‘Melasti’ at a beach in...

Preparations for Hindu festival

A labourer sifts coloured powder, known as gulal, inside a factory on the outskirts of Siliguri in the east...

Christian Eelam goal negating Hinduism divides Tamil Hindus

A billion dollar funded Christian Evangelical effort to harvest souls in India with the fullest support of the ‘secular’...

Islamic extremists set Yoga centre on fire in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Islamabad capital territory police Sunday registered a case against eight unidentified people for setting ablaze a yoga...

Hindu Festival Procession Fills the Streets with Color and Dances

Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated every year to honor Lord Shiva both in India and in Nepal,...

Hindu organizations of Bali issued guidance for celebration of the Caka New Year

As Balinese Hindus will observe Nyepi (the Day of Silence) on March 31, the highest Hindu council on the...

Festival, where GOD comes to life – Maha Shivratari celebrates whole over the world

Maha Shivaratri is one of 12 Hindu festivals dedicated to the god, Lord Shiva Shiva is the god of...

China blames Uighur Islamic separatists for knife attack; 33 dead

KUNMING: More than 10 assailants slashed scores of people with knives at a train station in southern China, drawing...

Indonesia: Ritual held to ask for nature’s forgiveness in Hindu Temple

The provincial administration and the Grand Council of Customary Villages (MUDP) will hold a special ritual called Pemelehpeh Jagat...

Myanmar Hindu Websites

Reference Country  Broad catergory  Website Address  Description  Myanmar Community http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHh7aRfM YAY Tamils in Myanmar – Past and Present Myanmar...

Hong Kong Hindu Websites

Reference  Country Broad catergory Website Address Description Hong Kong Conference http://whc.org.in/conferences/hindu-economic- conference/ Hindu Economic Conference Jun 29- July 1,...

Goddess Saraswati – A gift of Indonesian Government to the U.S

A 16-foot statue of godess Saraswati was installed in Washington DC. It was recently gifted by Indonesia to the...