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Thousands of yogis visited Pashupatinath on Hindu’s holy festival Maha Shivaratri

  KATHMANDU, Feb. 24: Around five thousands yogis, santa and mahasanta from India are visiting the Pashupatinath Temple on...

“Hinduism – one of greatest religion of the world, people should learn from it – Sri Lankan President

Now the West want to know about the Hindu way of life, ancient Hindu art of living ,its wisdom...

Srilankan PM message on the occasion of Hindus holy festival Maha Shivratri

A day which helps defeat sinful senses of lust, fury, desire and hatred. Maha Shvarathri signifies the banishment of...

Sikhs in Afghanistan face an uncertain future

Awtar Singh Khalsa still remembers the sounds of stones and insults being hurled at the funeral procession. It was...

UN calls for an independent international probe into allegations of war crimes on Hindu Tamils in Sri Lanka

The United Nations has called for an independent international probe into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka during...

Nepal based Lord Shiva Pashupati premises all decked up for Shivaratri festival

KATHMANDU, FEB 23 – Around 700,000 Hindu devotees are expected to visit the Pashupati nath Temple for the Shivaratri...

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

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

Cocos Island Hindu Websites

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

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

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

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

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

Hindus & Sikhs are in tough life in Afghanistan

There is fear and desperation in their empty eyes. They have no livelihood and no work and their growing...

Exhibition on Goddess Pattini at The Wendt

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

Holroyd council Sydney Hindu heritage inspires multiculturalism

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

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

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

Bringing Inter-Cultural Understanding through Holi Festival

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

Sri Lanka Independence day celebrations at global embassies in multi cultural way

The 66th anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka was commemorated at events held in Paris. Religious observances were...

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

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

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

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

Auckland to host Hindu youth conference

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

Cambodia Hindu Websites

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

Bhutan Hindu Websites

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


Minority Roman Catholic Prelates of Northern Sri Lanka Lead the Hindu Tamils in to Doom

Colombo, 02 February, (Asiantribune.com): It is highly regrettable that Catholic Christian Religious Leaders in the Northern Province takes over the leadership of the...

Universities urged to designate prayer spaces for Hindu

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

Australia Hindu Websites

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

Prambanan: The Exotic Hindu Temple, the largest Hindu temple in Southeast Asia

As the largest Hindu temple in Southeast Asia, the beautiful and graceful temple of Prambanan is a magnificent spectacle...

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

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

Designated ‘HINDU Prayer Room’ sought in all Australian Universities

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

Sri Lanka Govt. guilty of the crime of genocide against the Hindu Tamils:The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal

The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Sri Lanka Session II  7th – 10th December 2013 Bremen, Germany Panel of Judges...

Slaughter of 149,000 Hindu Tamils in Sri Lanka: Permanent People’s Tribunal

Tamils under attack ended up in open air hospitals with no doctors, only more artillery from Sri Lanka’s army...

Thousands of Hindus celebrated lively festival Thaipusam in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 (Bernama) — Thousands of Hindus thronged Batu Caves in Gombak, near here, in celebrating Thaipusam,...

Song Appeals to the international Hindu Community to Speak out for the Monkeys of Mauritius

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Save Our Monkeys Mauritius campaign is appealing to the international Hindu community...

The gods find a new home in Sri Lanka

The first face I see belongs to Lord Ganesh. As is traditional, the Remover of Obstacles greets every devotee...

Being a Hindu minority in Malaysia not a barrier

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

Malaysia: 400 attend Hindu Pongal celebration

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

Persons troubling Hindus will be regarded as criminals: Baloch Liberation Army

The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) has said that those who trouble the minority Hindu community will be regarded as...

No To Unconventional Kavadis for Hindu festival Thaipusam

ANTICIPATION is running high among the Hindus as Thaipusam is just hours away. For most people, whenever Thaipusam is...

Malaysia: 2,000 Hindu devotees expected at Hindu festival Thaipusam

KUCHING: Some 2,000 members of the Hindu community are expected to join the Thaipusam celebration centred at the Sri...

Hindu devotees and stakeholders welcomed the alcohol ban in Little India for Thaipusam festival

Hindu devotees and stakeholders Channel NewsAsia spoke to welcomed the alcohol ban in Little India for Thaipusam this week....

Nepal’s former Hindu ‘Living Goddesses’ to get pensions

Officials in Kathmandu have announced monthly allowances of Nepali Rs.10,000 would be provided to ‘Kumaris’ or ‘Kumari Devis’, the...

Malaysia: Hindus In Kelantan Want Thaipusam To Be Made A Public Holiday

KOTA BAHARU, Jan 14 (Bernama) — Hindus in Kelantan want the state government to gazette Thaipusam as a public...

Indian Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi top PM Choice – Nielsen Polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is expected to perform better than the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)...

Malaysia Hindu Sangam: Good practices bring positive vibes

IT is good news that the Malaysia Hindu Sangam, temple committees and non-governmental organisations have drafted guidelines for temples...

Vietnam’s ideal Hindu Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, founder of the Hindu Kingdom

A small country from South –East,  like Vietnam was fighting for number of years against the most powerful country...

Kedah Govt. declares Hindu festival Thaipusam a day off for the first time

SUNGAI PETANI: The Kedah government has declared Thaipusam a special holiday to allow some 300,000 Hindus to celebrate the...

Malaysia: Take a chill pill, MIC tells Hindu Sangam and Batu Caves temple committee

KUALA LUMPUR: MIC today urged the Batu Caves temple committee and Malaysian Hindu Sangam (MHS) to maintain professionalism in...

Indonesia: Hindu group wants check on price hikes

GEORGE TOWN (Jan 12, 2014): Penang Hindu Association (PHA) urged the Ministry of Trade and Industry to take immediate...

Malaysian Hindu festival Thaipusam will be observed on Jan 17: Hindu Endowments Board

Thaipusam this year will be observed on Jan 17, the Hindu Endowments Board announced Saturday. The procession of the...

Singapore Hindus celebrate Pongal festival in Little India

It is harvest time in Little India. A celebration of Pongal, a harvest festival observed by Hindus, kicked off...

Nepal: Persistent religious conversion by Christian missionaries irks Hindu population

“Popular support for Hindu nationalist political parties across the country is growing, which is prompting concerns for the future...

Malaysian Hindu Sangam: Avoid wastage when fulfilling vows, devotees told

Malaysian Hindu Sangam former president Datuk A. Vaithilingam has called on Hindus performing prayers and fullfilling vows to curb...

‘To you your religion and to me mine’

Kamikasi: I wonder what would happen if the world, especially countries where Christians, Hindus and Buddhist form the majority, apply...

Malaysian Hindu festival Thaipusam expected to draw one million

GEORGE TOWN (Jan 9, 2014): More than a million Hindus are expected to pay homage at the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani...

Malaysia: After Mazu Temple issue, Penang sets up Chinese temple committee

PETALING JAYA: The Attorney-General’s Chambers has instructed the police to probe further into the “Allah” issue concerning Catholic weekly...

Islamic Jihad against Hindus:Terror org, IM planned module in Nepal

As the National Investigation Agency (NIA) readies a chargesheet against Yasin Bhatkal and Asadullah Akhtar, fresh details have emerged...

Malaysia Hindu Sangam issues Thaipusam guidelines for temples, devotees

PETALING JAYA: In conjunction with Thaipusam on Jan 17, the Malaysia Hindu Sangam has issued guidelines for all Hindu...

Malaysia: Religious groups inc. Hindus slam plan to protest at churches over “Allah issue”

PETALING JAYA: Various groups have condemned the proposed protests at some churches tomorrow over the Allah issue and called...

Hindu cemetery incinerator back in working order : Batu Lanchang

ONE of the two incinerators at the Batu Lanchang Hindu cemetery in Penang has been repaired and is functioning...

New incinerator for Hindu crematorium:Penang Hindu Endowment Board

GEORGE TOWN (Dec 30, 2013): A new gas-fuelled incinerator at the Batu Lanchang Hindu crematorium and burial ground was...

Nepal’s pro-monarchy, pro-Hindu party splits

A pro-monarchy and pro-Hindu party that garnered the fourth-largest number of seats in Nepal’s newly elected constituent assembly split...

Despite rising Islamic conservatism, Hindus stick to peaceful engagement in Malaysia

As 2013 draws to a close, Malaysia has seen its fair share of events with people who either inspire...

If India becomes a Hindu nation, it will benefit Nepal ! -Dr. Nirmal Mani

Panvel (Maharashtra) : People of Nepal were feeling that Nepal was a Hindu nation; but recently, Nepal was declared as...

Hindu festival Thaipusam soon a holiday in Kedah province, Malaysia

ALOR STAR: The Kedah government is expected to declare Thaipusam as an official public holiday soon. It is learnt...

Hindus welcome approval of Hindu-Sikh seat by Afghan Parliament Upper House

Hindus have welcomed the reported approval by Afghanistan National Assembly House of Elders (Meshrano Jirga) of reserving one seat...

Hindus welcome approval of Hindu-Sikh seat by Afghan Parliament Upper

Hindus have welcomed the reported approval by Afghanistan National Assembly House of Elders (Meshrano Jirga) of reserving one seat...

Senate Approves Presidential Order For Hindu Seat

Tuesday, 24 December 2013 17:45Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 December 2013 11:32, Written by Saleha Soadat : The Upper...

Samathiya Sadangu – a Hindu ceremony that marks a girl becoming a woman

By Divya K., Long Beach, CA I was seated all by myself in the small room. The air-conditioner was on,...

Nepalis must decide on becoming Hindu state: Indian BJP leader

Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS): Nepal, which embraced secularism in 2008, will only be declared a Hindu state if the people...

If Hindus disrespect their own culture, then their destruction is certain – Swami Satchidanandpuri Maharaj

Pujya Dr.Charudatta Pingle was touring in Nepal. While returning from there He paid a visit to the Shri Pashupati...

‘Sweating’ Hindu Temple Deity causes panic in Nepal as President, former king seek forgiveness

‘Sweat’ dripping down an idol at one of Nepal’s Hindu temples has caused a flutter in the Himalayan nation,...

Indifferent India allows Chinese land grab on the border

People on the Ladakh sector of the border with China are compelled to ponder over a heart ripping prospect...

TNA ‘rewriting’ Hindu history of Sri Lanka

P.A.Samaraweera, Melbourne LTTE sympathiser, Prof. Peter Salk of Sweden University in his address to the Tamil diaspora in London...

Muslims, Hindus get together for ‘topat’ war in Lombok, Indonesia

Hundreds of Muslim and Hindu residents engaged in the traditional Perang Topat or topat war at the Pura Lingsar...

Fashion chain Zara removed Its Swastika Handbags

THE fashion chain Zara has withdrawn a handbag from its stores after a customer pointed out that the design...

Malaysia: Hindraf, Penang Hindu endowment board’s war of words intensifies

The mud-slinging between the Penang Hindu Endowment Board (HEB) and Persatuan Hindraf Malaysia over the Batu Lanchang Hindu cemetery...

Buddhists, Hindus together construct Chhorten in Solukhumbu

Buddhists and Hindus in Salleri-7 in Solukhumbu district have jointly constructed a Buddha Chorten (a Buddhist shrine) as a...

Ellawala Thero refutes the TNA claim that Sri Lanka is a land of Hindus 

Venerable Ellawala Medananda Thera says that the statement made by TNA Batticaloa District MP S. Yogeswaran in parliament yesterday...

Hindu Harvest festivals Yomari Punhi, Sakela Udhauli and Dhanya Purnima being celebrated today

The Newar community is observing ‘Yomari Punhi’, the festival of full moon Tuesday while the Kirat community, who chiefly...

Afghanistan Parliament Denies Seat For Hindus

The Lower House on Saturday rejected President Hamid Karzai’s legislative order that created a seat for Hindus in Parliament. ...

Disputed Statue of Hindu warrior to Be Returned to Cambodia

An ancient statue of a Hindu warrior, pulled from auction two years ago because of assertions that it had...

Shivaji and Vietnam?

  Shivaji and Vietnam? Is their statue of Indian hero chatrapati shivaji in Vietnam? Answer: Yes there is a...

New Cabinet committee member calls for judiciary comprising all races inc. Hindusim

One of the first suggestions that a member appointed to the cabinet’s National Unity Consultative Council (NUCC) will propose...

Treasures: Hindu Art from Bali is wonderful to contemplate

Bali is an island that is the smallest province of Indonesia. This place, which many consider to be a...

Sidney Stringer Academy celebrate Diwali and Guru Nanak Devji’s birthday

Sidney Stringer Academy celebrated Diwali and Guru Nanak Devji’s birthday. Staff and members of the local community came together...

Hindu Goddess Idol stolen from Tamil Nadu surfaces in Singapore

Idol stolen from Tamil Nadu surfaces in Singapore Antiquities dealer Kapoor sold it to museum for $650,000 A criminal...

USHA Urges Afghan Government to Rebuild Religious Structures Destroyed by the Taliban

The US Hindu Alliance sent the following letter to the President of Afghanistan urging the Afghan government to commence...

Religious intolerance in Indonesia goes up a notch – Endy Bayuni

Brace yourself to see more discrimination and persecution of religious minorities in Indonesia, after the House of Representatives formally...

Archeologists, cultural experts meet in Cambodia for Angkor Wat Temple preservation

More than 300 national and international archeologists and cultural experts gathered here on Thursday to exchange views and design...

Indian woman burnt to death in Australia

Melbourne:  Police have launched a probe into the death of a 32-year-old Indian woman who died in Australia after suffering...

NGOs call for probe into thugs who disrupted forum on Hindu cemeteries

GEORGE TOWN: A group of Indian NGOs has urged the police to investigate the disruption of a forum on...

Oh, We Moderns

By the time I write this, news has emerged of the destruction of one of the temples that is...

Hindus Worldwide Perturbed Over Damage To Ancient Malaysia Hindu Temple‏

Hindus worldwide are upset over the reported damage to 8th century Hindu temple remnants in Malaysia. Hindu statesman Rajan...

Nepal towards a Hindu Rashtra (Nation-State) again

In the annals of world civilization, Hindu philosophy is considered liberal, simple and tolerant. Nepal as a Hindu state...

Malaysia : 8th century Hindu temple site in Bujang Valley demolished

A NGO is urging the Tourism and Culture Ministry to stop a housing developer from demolishing remnants of ancient...

1200-year-old Hindu temple bulldozed in Bujang Valley by Islamic Malaysia

Malaysians online were incensed over reports that a 1,200-year-old temple ruin had been razed by a developer clearing land...

Financial help for Hindu temples

SELANGOR government has decided to only award financial assistance to Hindu temples registered with the Malaysian Hindu Sangam. In...

PAS kindergartens to cater for non-Muslims

PAS Youth chief Suhaizan Kaiat clarified that Islamic kindergartens (Pasti) run by PAS would cater for all non-Muslim children...

Nepal: Life after divinity for former living goddess

Kathmandu. A Nepali girl shut off from her family and peers during her decade as a living goddess says she’s...

Sri Lankan Government raises objections to Rama Sethu project

The Sri Lankan government has told India that it objects to the  Sethusamudram Project on environmental and cultural grounds....

Protect Rama Setu: Press Release by Rameshwaram Rama Setu Movement

POINTS MADE IN THE RAMA SETU MATTER IN SUPREME COURT ON NOVEMBER 26, 2013 1. My Writ Petition was first...

Discrimination kept alive

Discrimination against adherents of non-denominational faiths would likely continue as the House of Representatives approved on Tuesday an amendment...

Hindu Sangam pans Ku Nan’s ‘how to build temples’

If Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor’s definition of temples is anything to go by, not a single...

Illegal Hindu Temples To Move: Tengku Adnan

KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said Hindu temples in the city which are squatting...

The Hindus Hope Deepavali to Be Set as National Holiday

The facultative holiday granted by Jakarta Provincial Government for Hindus to celebrate Deepavali is very much appreciated because it gives Hindus...

BSK Annual Day 2013 Photos – Point Cook, Melbourne

Children at BSK Point Cook, Melbourne showcased their learning covered up in BSK for 2013. The program started with...


Vedic Village- held at Clayton Community Centre, on 30th Nov

Namaste  Trust all is well with you and family. We are hosting a program on 30th November, Saturday –...

Christian Woman In Bali Sentenced To 14 Months In Prison For Hindu Blasphemy

A Christian woman was sentenced to a prison term of 14 months in Bali, where the majority of people...

Australian brewery apologises over Hindu deities on beer labels

Sydney:  An Australian brewery has apologized for using images of Hindu deities on its alcoholic ginger beer bottles after the...

Hindus welcome Leonardo DiCaprio’s $3 million donation to save Nepal tigers

Hindus have welcomed Oscar nominated Hollywood actor-producer Leonardo DiCaprio’s (The Aviator) bold initiative of donating $3 million for saving...

Rise of the Cyber Hindu

The sun has risen in Mumbai’s Juhu area. Its rays, shimmering off the Arabian Sea at India’s most eulogised...

Hinduism third largest religion of world: Pew research

Hinduism is the third largest religion of the world after Christianity and Islam and 97 per cent of all...

Overseas Friends of BJP Australia: Launch

23 & 24 Nov 2013 Sydney, Melbourne Overseas Friends of BJP Australia: Launch Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP) Australia,...

Temple on Thailand – Cambodia border, is in possession of Cambodia

Amsterdam – Pri Vihir temple is within the border of Cambodia and it was given to Cambodia in 1962 by...

Hindus react to Cook Islands Bishop accusation of idol worship

A leader of Fiji’s biggest Hindu religious organisation says a Cook Islands Bishop is misguided for opposing the public...

In Newly Secular Nepal, Votes for Hinduism

When Nepal, a Hindu kingdom for two and a half centuries, abolished its monarchy five years ago, the country’s...

Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines Disaster Relief Fund Appeal

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America, Inc. (World Hindu Council of America) Seva (Social Services) office 10062 Noceto Way,...

Hindu Climate Change Action Kit

AUSTRALIA, November 2013 (press release): Bushfires raging in the Blue Mountains around Sydney as early as October is being...

Memorandum to Consul General of Pakistan – Hindu Human Rights Watch

AUGUST 14, 2013 Consul General of Pakistan 12 East, 65th Street New York, New York 10021 SUB:   PROTEST DEMONSTRATION IN SUPPORT...

World Hindu Foundation (WHF) Launches World Hindu News (WHN) Program

World Hindu Foundation (WHF) Launches World Hindu Congress WHC Introduction Video

Hindus Urge Withdrawal of Ganesh-Lakshmi Australian Beer

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, United States A group of upset Hindus has urged the Brookvale Union Brewery in New South...

From Thailand, with love: 300 kgs of gold for Bihar temple

Patna:  Two dozen commandos from Thailand are guarding nearly 300 kg gold in 13 boxes in Bihar’s Bodh Gaya town...

Valuables stolen from temples‚ private residence

KATHMANDU: Bells and valuables have been stolen from several temples in Bhotebahal of Kathmandu on Sunday night. Police said...

Hindu Ritual Sees Balinese Spearing Daggers Into Their Chests And Necks

What did you do this weekend? Whatever it was, it probably wasn’t as hardcore as what this lot got...

Tourist industry calls for limited access to temples 

Bali’s tourist industry is urging the provincial administration to implement stricter regulations for tourist visits to temples instead of...

Vijay Eswaran: “Stop All Killings”

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, October 7, 2013 (PRWEB): The sixth Asian Vegetarian Congress which opened here today was told that...

Ramayana Ballet, Yogyakarta, Indonesia: a Slideshow Presentation

INDONESIA, October 9, 2013 (India TV News): Indonesia is the world’s most populous Muslim country with the ethnic group...

Australian Hindus Celebrating Festival Of Lights

AUSTRALIA, October 21, 2013 (SBS): Hindus around the world are celebrating the festival of Deepavali. The holiday is one...

Governor Proposes Temples to be Excluded from Tourism

BALI, INDONESIA, November 7, 2013 (The Jakarta Post): Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika has proposed that temples be excluded...

Shrinking Numbers and Growing Persecution Threaten Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — J.K. Sharma, a large Sikh man in a black turban, works out of a small room...

AN ANCIENT HINDU KINGDOM

The Chams once ruled a Hindu kingdom called Champa whose influence extended through what is now southern Vietnam and...

WHEF Explores Sustainable Ways to Strengthen Economy

New Delhi to host the 3rd WHEF with World Hindu Congress Economic boom of previous two decades followed by...

World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) Explores Sustainable Ways to Strengthen Economy

 BANGKOK, THAILAND :The second meet of WHEF was held at Bangkok on 10th and 11th August 2013. H.E. Dr....

Thailand Government released new Postage Stamps on Hindu Deities

Hindu Dharma greatly admired by Thai Government Government of Thailand released remarkable new edition of stamps depicting the Hindu...

Thailand Hinduism

Many Thai’s regard Hinduism as an offshoot of Buddhism and ardently worship Siva, Vishnu, Durga, Ganesha, and Brahma Rajiv...

367 Hindu Temple Claimed Demolished in Sri Lanka

TORONTO, January 25, 2013 (Sunthanthiran): The International Policy Digest has authentically published a shocking news item, that 367 Hindu...

Hindus Shocked And Perturbed By BBS Statement

Hindus Shocked And Perturbed By BBS Statement – ‘Sri Lanka Is The Country Of Sinhala Buddhists’ “We are shocked...

Five South Korean missionaries detained and later deported by India

Five South Korean missionaries were held on 11th August, in Pimpri Chinchwad area in the State of Maharashtra along...

Hinduism in Korea

Hinduism is a minority religion in Korea. Through Buddhism, it has also had an indirect impact on certain aspects of traditional Korean...

Nepal protest: Hindu vigilantes attack Maoists

Kathmandu: More than a dozen Maoist leaders were hurt and two vehicles torched along the Nepal-India border Thursday as...

Nepal faces Hindu backlash over declaration as secular state

Nepal’s Hindu majority is denouncing the recent move to end Nepal’s longtime status as the world’s only Hindu state....

Murder of senior Indian politician raises alarm in Malaysia

The murder of a senior ethnic Indian politician has added a violent new dimension to Malaysia’s racial politics, with...

Perkasa vice-president asks why Hindu gods did not stop flood

KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 ― Perkasa vice-president Datuk Zulkifli Noordin has been slammed by Hindu leaders after delivering a...

Largest ancient Hindu temple discovered in Indonesia

Construction workers in Bali have discovered what is thought to be the biggest ancient Hindu temple ever found on...

Lessons from Indonesia’s Hindu legacy

The country’s official recognition and generally peaceful acceptance of Hinduism contrasts with India’s own problematic record of religious tolerance...

1st World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) Held in Hong Kong

Mauritian Vice-Prime Minister, Hon’ble Anil Kumar Bachoo inaugurated the First World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF), which was held in...

Hong Kong’s Hindu community celebrates Diwali, the festival of lights

Today marks the highlight of the calendar for Hong Kong’s Hindu community as they celebrate Diwali, the festival of...

Celebrating Holi in China

Holi is spring festival celebrated as a festival of colours. It used to a be religious festival of Hindus,...

Hindu Temple Consecrated In Myanmar

MYANMAR, January 30, 2010: Tamils in Myanmar consecrated a renovated Perumaal temple in Yangon on Wednesday morning. Several thousand...

Tamils of Indian Origin in Myanmar

It was startling to suddenly come across this young Tamil woman in a busy market in Yangon (Rangoon) –...

Buddhist Bhutan realises importance of Hinduism

Good news to read in Kuensel this week is the initiation of the Bhutanese government for construction of a Hindu temple...

HAF Partners With UNHCR To Assist Bhutanese Hindus

Washington, D.C. (November 14, 2012) — The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) announced the formation of a partnership with the United...

Citing Taliban strife, Afghan Sikhs and Hindus ask UN for asylum

KABUL — Living in a deeply religious, overwhelmingly Muslim nation, Afghan Sikhs and Hindus have suffered their share of...

Hindus And Sikhs Vanishing From Afghanistan

The murder of Sushmita Banerjee, an Indian Bengali author living in Afghanistan with her Afghan husband, likely underscores the...

Roots of Hinduism

Hinduism is one of the world’s oldest religions. It has complex roots, and involves a vast array of practices...

Hindus – Regional Distribution

Hindus There are about 1 billion Hindus around the world, representing 15% of the global population. Major traditions within...

Behind China’s Hindu temples, a forgotten history

In and around Quanzhou, a bustling industrial city, there are shrines that historians believe may have been part of...

Diwali celebrated with a cause in Australia

MELBOURNE : Celebrating the Hindu festival of lights, an annual Diwali event was held here that attracted thousands of Indians and...

Australia: Mosque preacher filmed calling for all Hindus and Buddhists to be killed

Detectives are examining the sermon given by Sheikh Sharif Hussein, who has previously been visited by the intelligence services,...


The great Hindu festival of ‘Janai Purnima’ celebrated in Nepal

Kathmandu (AsiaNews) – Celebrations for the Hindu festival of Janai Purnima, the Sacred Thread Festival, took place yesterday in “secular”...