HINDUISM

Ganga – Purity of Heaven on earth

Ganga – Purity of Heaven on earth   Ganga Dussehara, also known as Gangavataran, is a popular Hindu festival...

Upset Hindus urge Nordstrom to withdraw insensitive “Brahmin” cow leather handbags

  Hindus feel that associating luxury handbags made of cow leather with “Brahmin” was very inappropriate; and are urging...

Alexander Duff: The real culprit who ruined our education system

  It was not just Lord Macauley who did so We have heard countless times how this Lord Macauley...

WHY INDIA?- Christian groups, missionaries making the most out of pandemic

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ’! This is what they...

‘Charity Garba Night’ in Australia for Covid-19 India relief fund

Covid-19 has crippled the world and like other nations of the world, India has been severely affected by it. The...

Samachar Manyata Association for Research and Training (SMaRT) Website Launched

One of the biggest tragedies of independent India has been monopolization of the narrative space by subscribers of one...


Dr Clifford Rampaul– A passionate Hindu religious ,social activist passes away

Dr. Maniram ‘Clifford’ Rampaul—A passionate spiritual and social activist, humble to the very end. By PARAS RAMOUTAR. A Hindu...

Upset Hindus urge Brazil firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha beer growlers and apologize

  Upset Hindus are urging Curitiba (Paraná, Brazil) based Siphon Growlers to apologize and withdraw beer growlers displaying images...

VHPA statement on the passing of Anjleebahen Pandya

  The Following statement was issued by the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA)   Vishwa Hindu Parishad of...

Hindus welcome Alabama legislature lifting yoga ban in schools & urge Governor to sign it

Hindus have welcomed Alabama Legislature finally approving allowing yoga in Alabama public schools; saying that although it came with...

Ekal Offensive Against Pandemic in Rural India: Prakash Waghmare

In India, Covid-19 (Corona) pandemic’s second wave hit hard suddenly and with the force of a tsunami. The country...

Temple Town rule a solution to protect temples

The Christian framing of a law to protect temples proves what they fear if this rule were fully implemented...


Upset Hindus urge New Zealand firm to remove sacred Hindu symbols from mats & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Christchurch (New Zealand) based acupressure mat firm Shakti Mats for immediate withdrawal of sacred Hindu...

50 cities, 30 nations and 5 continents- Hindus unite to save community members from genocide in West Bengal

The Hindu community of New York met before the Indian Consulate to protest the Genocide of Hindus in the...

Politics of Pandemic in India

Politics of Pandemic in India                           by Prakash Waghmare (Prolific Writer, Social-Activist, Political Commentator) Current Covid-19 (Corona) situation in India...

Hindus urge UNC School of the Arts to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are urging University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) in Winston-Salem to withdraw “La Bayadère” from...

Hindus seek apology from Korean National Ballet hosting culturally insensitive “La Bayadère”

Hindus are critical of Korean National Ballet (KNB) in Seoul for hosting “La Bayadère” (April 27 to May two), which they feel...

Divali message of former councillor Paras Ramoutar

World in need of eternal light of Divali-  Trinidad and Tobago needs the light of Divali, not only because...

Indian philosopher, Prof. Adesh built a new model for the Indian diaspora in TT

By PARAS RAMOUTAR For any nation or civilization to prosper, it must be built on foundations of a moral...

Trinidad to hold Phagwah(Holi) conference

By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: The National Council of Indian Culture (NCIC) will host its first international virtual Phagwa conference...

Hindus celebrate Shiva Raatri in Trinidad

Thousands of Hindus participated in night-suvigil on the occasion of Maha Shivratri despite the increasingly high crime rate in...

World Hindu Council of America Statement on Shooting in Indianapolis

The World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) expresses sorrow at the killing of nine people at the FedEx facility in...

Chaitra Navratri 2021, Day 5: Worship Maa Skandamata for salvation and prosperity, chant these mantras

The auspicious festival of Chaitra Navratri is being celebrated with full gusto and excitement. The 9-day long festivity began...

Jihad against an innocent Hindu girl transformed chemical engineer Deepak Tyagi into Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati: Here is his life story

Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati, the Mahant of Dasna Devi temple was Deepak Tyagi before taking Sanyaas. He was born in...

#Shocking: Halal supporters tried to force-feed non-halal raw meat into Christian farmer’s mouth

In a shocking display of Islamo-Fascism, a group of Islamic radicals has not only stopped the sale of ‘non-halal...

Conversions in 50,000 villages during the COVID-19 pandemic in India

One missionary organisation says the pandemic had bigger results than their work in the last 25 years The whole...

Akbar Didn’t Create Bangla Calendar, Hindus Did Before Christ

So clever was the Scroll article of 2015 that even after recognizing the Surya Siddhanta, it attributed the Bengali...

After Hindu protest, England clothing firm apologizes & removes goddess Kali Halloween costume

Bristol (England) headquartered clothing brand Wild Thing has apologized and removed Kali Halloween Costume, after Hindus protested calling it...

Upset Hindus urge N. Carolina online retailer to withdraw Hindu goddess leggings & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Greensboro (North Carolina) based firm “Goddess By Rachael Reed” for immediate withdrawal of leggings-skirt-dresses carrying...

Bhai Dooj 2020 Date and Time: Check day, date, time, shubh muhurat, history and significance of ‘Bhai Tika’ here

New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Bhai Dooj, which is also known as ‘Bhaubeej’, ‘Bhai Tika’ and ‘Bhai Phonta’, is...



Humari Sanskriti Invitation -Join Bhajan Sandhya by Sharma Bandhu Sun 12 July 8am IST (Sat 11 July 7.30pm PST)

Humari Sanskriti www.humarisanskriti.ca invites to join Bhajan Sandhya by eminent singers doyens of Ram darbar style of singing Sharma...

Maha-Tamas, Not Mahatma: Do Hindu Lives Matter?

The Sanskrit word ‘tamas’ means ‘darkness’, and ‘tamoguna’ is ‘the quality of darkness or ignorance’.  The Bhagavad Gita in Chapter...

Lord Jagganath – The living God of Hinduism

Lord Jagganath – The living God of HinduismThis is the first time in five thousand years, that the Jagannath...

VHPA Online Bal Vihar

VHPA is organizing an online Hindi language, culture and Dharma camp. See below for details. Camp (online) is starting...

Bollywood villains also pose a threat to India and its cultural values

Many firmly believe that Bollywood is synonymous with sleaze. Here the art and skills of the talent are ruthlessly...

Legendary Archaeologist Dr B B Lal Appeals to PM Modi: Please Save the 5000 Year Old Excavated Site At Kalibangan

Dr. Lal had written a personal letter to Prime Minister Modi in September 2019 regarding the need to rescue...

India’s Rama takes on China’s dragon: Taiwan News

India’s Rama poised to slay China’s dragon over Ladakh border dispute TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As news broke that...

A perspective of the present racial tensions from an African American Hindu leader

 I grew up in the South during the 1950s and 60s. Those were troublesome times for the African American...

Anti-Army ‘Court Martial’ Web Series Shows Punjabi Hindu Army officer As Casteist, Anti Dalit, Woman Abuser

Even under lockdown, The Anti –India, Anti Hindu lobby is making sure that no stone is left unturned in...

Palghar Saints Killing: VHP Margdarshak Mandal meets with Governor of Maharashtra, demands CBI inquiry

A delegation of Pujya Saints of VHP Margdarshak Mandal met the Hon Governor of Maharashtra and raised the issue...

Spirituality in Leadership – Learning through stories: Murli Menon

Spirituality in Leadership – Learning through stories How do we shape the youth for a future we cannot predict?...

Restore The Ancient SriRama Temple Lying In Ruins

Para SreeRama temple in Pattithara Panchayat in Palakkad Kerala was destroyed during the Mysorean invasion of Kerala. The idol...

Significance of Mahashivratri

Mahashivratri, “The Great Night of Shiva” is the most significant event in India’s spiritual calendar. Sadhguru explains what makes...

Neuroscience and the ‘Sanskrit Effect’

Science Proves the Power of ChantingMany of us have heard the Gyuto Monks of Tibet. With their extraordinary chanting...

‘The Digital Preacher’ – Premanjana Das

In this era dominated by technology and devices, there are very few devotees of Krishna who use technology or...

Hindus seek dedicated area for scattering cremated remains in Dublin

Hindus are urging Dublin City Council (DCC) in Ireland to work on creating dedicated area for the dispersal of...

Warning! Nazi Narratives Continue to Threaten Hindus and Jews

By Souptik Mukherjee Hitler stole the ancient Hindu symbol of the Swastika, which for thousands of years had been used...

Upset Hindus urge Indianapolis firm to withdraw merchandise denigrating Hinduism & apologize

Hindus are urging Zorestina, an Indianapolis based t-shirt & accessories online company, for immediate withdrawal of some products, which...


Police Do Not Have The Power To Prevent Worship: Madras High Court

Hindus of Narayana Mangalam in Perambalur District were shocked at the behaviour of the Police in illegally banning the...

PENANG HINDU ASSOCIATION (PHA) advance announcement needed on the goodies offered through YB’s service centre

We, the PENANG HINDU ASSOCIATION (PHA) urge and greatly appreciate the goodies offered to the under privileged families by...

Trailblazing Historic ‘Hindu Mandir Executive Conference’ in NJ :Prakash Waghmare

“Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHPA)” sponsored historic 14th annual ‘Hindu Mandir Executive Conference (HMEC)’ in New Jersey concluded...

Bhai Dooj 2019 Date & significance

Bhai Dooj is a Hindu festival celebrated on the fifth day of Diwali. The festival is also known as Bhaubeej,...

Durga Puja Ends on Bijoya Dashami

A Hindu priest condcting religious sermons of Durga Puja at a temple in Dhaka on Saturday, October 7, 2019 Mahmud...

Hindus In Ghana: The Struggle for Identity: Rajiv Malhotra

Hindus In Ghana: The Struggle for Identity Rajiv is in conversation with two Hindu delegates from Ghana at the...

Navratri 2019: Nine Colours Of The Festival and Their Significance

Each day of Navratri (Nine in total) has a specific colour to itself, and are considered auspicious to be...

Allahabad University professor who had boasted of urinating on a Shivling in viral video goes on indefinite leave

Vikram Harijan, an Assistant Professor at Allahabad University, has reportedly gone on an indefinite leave claiming that he fears...

Don’t Meddle in Hindu Temples and Hinduism: GHHF advice to AP CM Jagan Reddy

TO: Honorable Sri Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Amaravati, AP Dear Sri Jagan Mohan...

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: What is the story behind the tradition of Ganesh visarjan?

Ganesh visarjanGanesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is one of the most celebrated festivals of the Hindus that...

Ten Lord Ganesha Songs that Brings the Devotional Spirit in You for Ganesha Chaturthi

INDIA, August 30, 2019 (Silicon India): Any celebration in India is incomplete without special song dedications. With the proper...

Two Thousand People at Italy’s Ganesha Festival”

ALTARE, ITALY, August 28, 2019 (IVG translated from Italian): Two thousand faithful of the Hindu communities participated, as every...

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is one of the important Hindu festivals celebrated throughout India with a...

Yogamaya: The other child born on Janamasthami

Dhirendra Kumar 26 Aug 2013 1:09 AM Janamasthami is the birthday of Lord Krishna, the prince of Mathura and...

Krishna Janmashtami

Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in India in the month of...

Isro scientists superstitious, follow Rahu Kaalam, unlucky 13 before rocket launch: Former official

Prior to every rocket mission, ISRO officials pray at the famed Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh....

Maa Durga and cosmic divinity: Salil Gewali

October is here, and we are all set to welcome Maa Durga for a few days. For many of...

Masters of Memory: How the ancients learnt the Vedas perfectly

Rigveda manuscript page (Source: Ms Sarah Welch/Wikimedia Commons)INDIA, May 23, 2019 (Indian Express): Students today have it tough. There...

Sanskriti Under Siege

    Sanskriti Under Siege     How the New Left has successfully infiltrated Sanskrit studies to hijack it...

Indian Roots In Foreign Soil

Some 500 years back, a trading community from South India settled in Malaysia. They married native women and adapted...

Remnants of 100 Undiscovered Ancient Temples Unearthed in Cambodian Jungle

CAMBODIA, May 16, 2019 (Daily Mail): Archaeologists claim to have found the remnants of nearly 100 previously undiscovered ancient...

Hindu mantras to open Utah’s St. George City Council on May 16

St. George City Council in Utah will start its day on May 16 with ancient Hindu prayers, containing verses...

India’s Temple Island

(Courtesy Mu. Ramkumar) Stone sculptures, Srirangam Island Srirangam Island, at the confluence of the Kaveri and Kollidam Rivers in southeastern...

Hanuman Chalisa Resonates Throughout Trinidad

TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, April 21, 2019 (HPI/Paras Ramoutar): The chanting of the “Hanuman Chalisa” resonates throughout Trinidad, as indeed around the...

United in their devotion

Devotees following the chariot carrying the statue of Lord Muruga during the procession at Waterfall Road. — Photos: LIM...

Foundation stone for first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi laid in colourful ceremony

His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj, the spiritual leader of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha (BAPS) Swaminarayan Sanstha, was present at...

Hanuman devotees paint the city saffron

Devotees taking part in ‘Shobha Yatra’ in the city on Friday. Take out processions from different parts of the...

Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated every year by the people in India to commemorate the birth of Hindu Lord, Hanuman....

Ram Navami 2019: Know date, time, significance, shubh muhurat, celebrations and more

The day also marks the beginning of Hindu New Year Vikram Samvat, calling for new beginnings and positive changes...

Navreh 2017: How Kashmiri Pandits welcome New Year!

New Delhi: The first day of Chaitra (March-April) month happens to be celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir as Navreh...

Gudi Padwa 2019: Everything you need to know about the festival, from significance to rituals

On 6 April, Indians celebrate the festival of Gudi Padwa marking the arrival of spring and which coincides with the...

Chaitra Navratri 2019: Day 1 Of Navratri Today. Things To Keep In Mind

Chaitra Navratri 2019: Navratri dates are April 6 to April 14. Devotees across the country keep fasts and perform...

Navratri: How Devotees Are Observing First Day Of Chaitra Navratri

Navratri: Today is first day of Chaitra Navratri. Devotees have gathered in temples to perform pooja and aarti. Chaitra...

Hindu temple planned in England’s Milton Keynes

A Hindu temple, complete with cultural and community hall, has been reportedly planned in the Tattenhoe ward of Milton...

Eye-Catching Indians Temple in South Iran

BANDAR ABBAS, Mar. 20 (MNA) – Located near the center of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan province, Hindu Temple is one...

Mother Kalikambal Blesses Boston

Mother Kalikambal, you are in everything and everywhere The good and bad in life is nothing but your divine...

History of Holi

Holi is an ancient festival of India and was originally known as ‘Holika’. The festivals finds a detailed description...

Devotees queue outside temples to offer prayers on Maha Shivratri

Devotees across the country are celebrating Maha Shivratri today, worshipping Lord Shiva, who is also known as the ‘destroyer of evil’....

The World and Hinduism: 33 Stamps That Depict the Glorious Roots of Hinduism

Laos 1971 Matasya fights with Hanuman Engagements4685 अयंबन्धुरयंनेतिगणनालघुचेतसाम् उदारचरितानांतुवसुधैवकुटुम्बकम्॥ –Maha Upanishad 6.71–75 वसुधैवकुटुम्बकम्, a Sanskrit phrase found in Hindu...

Shivarathri Festival Is Rare Astronomical Re-Run After 54 Years

‘Shivarathri’ festival on March 4 this year, as it is a rare occasion with astronomical significance re-appearing after 54...

TTD announces mega budget of Rs 3,116 crore for Andhra’s Tirupati temple

TTD chairman Putta Sudhakar Yadav said that according to their estimates, the sale of tickets alone could fetch around...

Stunning Pictures Of Maghi Purnima From Kumbh Mela In Prayagraj

Lakhs of devotees took a holy dip at Sangam on the auspicious day of Maghi Purnima which marks the...

How Basant Panchami is celebrated and the significance of food in the festival

What is the significance of Basant Panchami Basant Panchami marks the onset of the spring season in India. It...

Leicestershire crematorium gets UK’s first Hindu shrine

A cemetery in Leicestershire is believed to be the first in the UK to have an outdoor shrine dedicated...

What to do on Mahashivratri

There is an unknown and mysterious energy that is driving all of us. Scientists have not been able to...

Walking the talk in promoting tolerance: UAE-based Hindu priest

In Part 2 of the five-part series, we sit down for a candid chat with Swami Brahmavihari, senior priest...

Hindu Rice Farmers Celebrate Pongal for Bountiful Harvest

TANJUNG KARANG: The Ponggal festival which is a thanksgiving celebration for a bountiful harvest by padi farmers is among the...

Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal: History and Significance

Makar Sankranti also known as Makara Sankranti is celebrated in various parts of the Indian subcontinent to observe the...

Pakistan declares Panj Tirath Hindu religious site as national heritage

The provincial Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in northwest Pakistan has declared the ancient Hindu religious site of Panj Tirath in...

Bioethics – a Hindu Perspective

By : Dr Raj Maheshwari. (The following is an abstract of the talk delivered by the author at the...

Bhagavad Gita Jayanti 2018: Life-Changing Quotes From the Holy Book of Hindus That Are Relevant Even Today

The Bhagavad Gita Quotes (Photo Credits: File Image) It is the birth anniversary of the popular sacred text of...

Tanah Lot Temple: Bali’s Stunning Sacred Sea Shrine

19 DECEMBER, 2018 – 01:46 ED WHELAN Tanah Lot Temple: Bali’s Stunning Sacred Sea Shrine Bali regularly features as one...

Leaving no stone unturned to reconstruct Yadagirigutta temple

One of the most striking experiences of visiting the grand-old temples of South India is that of feeling dwarfed...

Neglect and paradoxical rules on preservation threaten India’s historic Hindu Sun Temple

BHUBANESWAR, India (RNS) — Brigitte Viollet, a French businesswoman, spends three months of every year in the company of...

Kanaka Durga Temple to Have Traditional Dress Code

VIJAYAWADA, INDIA, December 10, 2018 (Deccan Chronicle): Come January 1, devotees to the famous Kanaka Durga temple on the...

Ancient Temples Discovered During Demolition in Varanasi

The world famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple at Varanasi will soon be accessible to pilgrims directly from the mythological ghats...

India’s Durga Puja Celebrates Divine Feminine with Modern Takes on Ancient Ritual

People walk through artwork along a 300-foot-long stretch of road depicting the hardships faced by the sex workers of...

Hindu temple with capacity of 7,800 people opens in Massachusetts

A magnificent two-story Hindu temple reportedly covering 40,000 square feet on a 28-acres plot, which claims to accommodate 7,800...

The Largest Handwritten Family Tree in the World

The Ganges River is a highly revered site by Hindus and an iconic, historical epicenter in India. As hundreds...

Durga Navami 2018: Do you know why it is celebrated? Why Dussehra falls a day after Navratri?

Durga Navami 2017 story significance history The ninth day of Navratri is known as Navami. The Navami which falls...

Sarvapitri Amavasya 2018: Significance of the last day of Pitru Paksha

Sarvapitri Amavasya is the last day of Pitru Paksha, also spelled as Pitri Paksha. For the uninitiated, Pitru Paksha...

Navratri Colours 2018 And Foods For All 9 Days Of Sharad Navratri

Navratri Colours 2018: Navratri 2018 is just around the corner and Indians are looking forward to celebrate the nine...

Bali to Bring in New rules for Visiting Temples after Decline in Quality of Tourists

BALI, INDONESIA, September 21, 2018 (The Guardian): Authorities in Bali have vowed to stop Westerners in bikinis posing in...

Hundreds of Vinayaka idols make their way to sea

A procession of Vinayagar idols on their way to immersion at Palayamkottai on Sunday.Photo: A. Shaikmohideen   Security tightened...

Nepal’s Restored Manakamana Temple Sparkles in Gold

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, September 15, 2018 (Kathmandu Post): Authorities have completed the reconstruction of Manakamana Temple damaged during the earthquake...

Hindu Festival Draws Hundreds to Botley

UNITED KINGDOM, September 18, 2018 (Oxford Mail): Hundreds of people joined in Oxford’s first Ganesh Utsav festival. People of...

Hindu Ceremony Sees Lord Ganesha Statues Immersed in Sea at Clacton

UNITED KINGDOM, September 17, 2018 (Gazette): Hundreds of worshippers descended upon Clacton’s West Beach for a special Hindu ceremony....

Devotees Bring Ganapati Idols Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi

Devotees carry a Ganapati idol to be installed at a pandal ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Mumbai. (Image:...

Around 70,000 devotees visit Pashupati on Teej

Sep 13, 2018- Thousands of Hindu women thronged the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on Teej festival on Wednesday. According...

Thames Valley Police officers join in at Hindu festival

Thames Valley Police officers joined in at an annual Hindu festival at a youth centre. Two Hindu youth groups...

The Meaning Of Krishna’s Eternal Smile

Editorial by Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi Sri Krishna is believed to have lived some 5,000 years ago. He is invoked as...

Hindu community celebrates Janamashtmi across Sindh

KARACHI: The Hindu community in Sindh celebrated on Monday their holy festival Janamashtmi with traditional fervour. The festival is observed...

Janmashtami 2018: Here’s everything you need to know

Devotees celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna through fasting, singing, praying together.  While many temples organise pujas, communities organize...

Raksha Bandhan 2018 Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Timings: Know Muhurat & Auspicious time to Tie Rakhi

Rakhi 2018, Raksha Bandhan 2018 Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Timings: This year, the festival of Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated...

Consecration of Kasi Viswanath Temple: Where North and South Merged

INDIA, July 27, 2018 (The Hindu): News of the Mahakumbabishekam of Sri Vishwanath Temple at Varanasi came as a...

Singapore Firm to Lead Design of First Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, August 11, 2018 (Khaleej Times): Marking an important milestone on its path to constructing the BAPS Hindu...

Nag panchami 2018: 20 years later, this is a coincidence, do not forget these 6 works on Nagapanchami

Today is Nagpanchami’s great honor. Some deeds and rituals where absolutely necessary are required on this holy occasion and some...

Register for a free self study course on Hinduism

Hindu Council is offering an “Introduction to Hinduism Course” with an easy test to monitor its successful completion. This...

Jagannatha Puri Ratha Yatra 14th July 2018

Jagannatha Puri Ratha Yatra 14th July 2018 July 14, 2018 by Surinder Jain · By: Madya Lila May the Lord’s blessings be...

Bali’s Garuda Statue is Set to Become Second Tallest Statue in the World

BALI, INDONESIA, July 29, 2018 (Architectural Digest): Known for attracting five million tourists every year, Bali now has one...

Hindu population in Bangladesh increasing: Delhi

The Hindu population in Bangladesh increased to 10.7 per cent in 2017 from 8.4 per cent in 2011, the...

WAVES Conference in Dallas

3 – 5 AUGUST 08:00 – 13:00   FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Brookhaven College 3939 Valley View Ln, Farmers Branch, Texas...

Gupt Navratri 2018 starting from July 13, know how different it is from main Navaratri

How the Gupt Navratri is different from Chaitra Navratri: The secret Navaratri, starting from July 13, is a festival...

13 good easy ways to protect, preserve, sustain Hindu Dharma

Many Hindus just talk about threats in social media, but we don’t see any concrete actions taken from them...

Thousands of Tamils Celebrate at the Hindu Temple in Hamm

HAMM, GERMANY, June 24, 2018 (WDR, autotranslated from German): According to the police about 13,500 Hindus peacefully celebrated the...

A new Hindu Education Centre coming up in Sydney

As Hindu population is growing rapidly in Australia (mostly due to migration), existing temples are struggling to cope up...

Invitation to Celebrate International Day of Yoga at Brahma Kumaris in Houston

International Day of Yoga 2018 Sunday, June 24 at 10:00am at Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Meditation Center JOIN US...


Vedic Youth society organized a VEDIC Yagyo Pavit JANIYA SANSKAR in Karachi

Download Attachment : VEDIC SOCITY Report VEDIC YOUTH SOCIETY ON 5TH JUNE 2018 IN KARACHI THAT IS HEART OF SINDH PAKISTAN...

Hindu Community Celebrates Ceremony

BREMEN, GERMANY, June 5, 2018 (Kreiszeitung, translated from German): It was a moving day for the approximately 60 families...

India Travel Guide: Famous Temples in India List

Tourists often search for famous temples in India list before they make plans of a vacation. Home of one of the...

The significance of Ganesha

Vedas refer to Ganesha as Gana Natha, the group leader. Vedic civilisation is based on mass cultivation and group living. A variety of...

#LightALamp to revive worship in our ancestral temples – #ReclaimTemples

The glory of Hindu civilisation is well evident in the magnificent temples and extra ordinary architectural skills imbibed in...

Pakistan’s Punjab govt releases Rs 20 million for expansion of Krishna temple

The release of funds from the government came following demands of expansion from local Hindus. One Jag Mohan Arora...

Want to work for Kumbh Mela? Apply for Kumbh Young Professional, get Rs 50000/month compensation; details here

For the effective planning and execution of the Kumbh Mela, the Uttar Pradesh government has invited applications for the...

Church’s Curb On Thanjavur Temple Ritual Indicates The Shape Of Things To Come

Brahadeeshwarar Temple, Thanjavur Snapshot Aggression against temples is starting to become visible and violent in Tami Nadu, and unless...


Kashmiri Pandits want reopening of Sharda Peeth in PoK, plan to approach PM

 Sharda Peeth is about 150 km from Muzaffarabad, the capital of PoK, and is a breath-taking green spot at...

Scores of Stolen Temple Murthis Located in Museums Abroad

CHENNAI, INDIA, May 20, 2017 ( Deccan Chronicle): A major murthi theft racket involving idol trafficker Subhash Chandra Kapoor,...

Hindu endowment board to manage temples nationwide

The Reform Batu Caves movement agenda will be one of the first issues to be dealt with once the...

Tirupati Controversy Reiterates Why a Secular Government Should Have No Business Controlling Hindu Temples

INDIA, May 24, 2018 (Swarajyamag by Shyam Krishnakumar): Outrage erupted at the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams(TTD), the autonomous body which...

Schedule for Prayag Ardha Kumbh Mela Announced

NEW DELHI, INDIA, May 10, 2018 (Daily Addaa): The dates for the major bathing days when millions will take...

The secret power of Hanuman – David Frawley

Hanuman endows us with the atma-shakti or self-power through which we can realise our higher potential and accomplish what...

1,000 Year Old Hindu Temple Found in Bangladesh

A rare Vishnu temple with a unique ‘nava-ratha’ architecture has been excavated at Madhabgaon village in Kaharol upazila of...

Stephen Knapp Condemns 1951 Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Act

Foreign writer opens our eyes The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Act of 1951 allows State Governments and politicians...

Henrietta: Consecration of the Only Temple of Ram in the Indian Ocean

MAURITIUS, March 30, 2018 (Le Mauricien, translated from French): The dedication of Henrietta’s Ramar Kovil recently took place in...

Ontario Hindu Temple Seeking Two Priests

https://www.hamiltontemple.com/ HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA, April 17, 2018 (Press Release): The Hindu Samaj of Hamilton & Region is seeking to...

A Lesser Known Story From The Ramayana

After a long journey, Sri Ramchandra and the army of monkeys, reached the southern coast of our vast land...

Everything You Need to Know About the Chardham Yatra of Uttarakhand

UTTARAKHAND, INDIA, April 16, 2018 (Times of India): The Chardham Yatra of Uttarakhand can be easily called as one...

Happy Baisakhi ! Rongali Bihu! Vishu ! Puthandu — Events in April

  Many parts of India celebrate the advent of the Solar year on April 14. Some areas this is...

New Jersey public library celebrating Hindu festival Holi

New Brunswick Free Public Library (NBFPL) in New Jersey, run by the City of New Brunswick, is celebrating Hindu...

Gudi Padwa: Maharashtra celebrating this festival with great fevour and enthusiasm

Maharashtrian women prepare for the celebration of Marathi new year “Gudi Padwa” The ‘Gudi’, which means ‘doll’ is created...

Christian groups forcefully try to occupy famous Madurai Shiva temples of Kalaiyar Koil, Sivagangai, massive tension erupts!

Christian groups forcefully try to occupy famous Shiva temples of Kalaiyar Koil and Sivagangai in Madurai, massive tension erupts!...

Hindus urge Switzerland Govt. to mandate listing of gelatine source on food, which many times is beef

Hindus are urging Switzerland Government and its Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) to mandate food manufacturers to...

First Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi, UAE, to Be Built by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha

ABU DHABI, UAE, February 11, 2018 (Press Release): Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on Sunday, February 11,...

Lauding Victoria Govt. funding temple, Hindus urge Australia Govt. fund temples nationwide

Welcoming Victorian State Government for providing over $160,000 to Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple (Hindu Society of Victoria) in Carrum...

Trinidad Hindus observe Shiva Ratri with devotion and reverence

Trinidad Hindus observe Shiva Ratri with reverence and devotion By Paras Ramoutar Port-of- Spain: Against the deafening songs of...

Hinduism grew by 60% in Australia

Hinduism grew by 60% in Australia during 2011-2016, raising the numbers of Hindus to 440,300; according to an Australian...

Why Do Hindus Worship “Idols”?

INDIA, December 16, 2017 (Daily O by Devdutt Pattanaik): Who said how a Hindu or any human is supposed...

Yoga emerges among top 10 fitness trends worldwide

Yoga has emerged among the top 10 fitness trends worldwide for 2018, according to “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends...

Telangana: Inventory of Statues Sought in Ancient Temples

 Priests and religious leaders have sought the documentation of idols in ancient temples across the state to thwart stealing....

Hindu Gods of Japan

JAPAN, December 19, 2017 (YouTube, by Benoy Behi): More than 80% of Japanese Gods are originally from India. Buddhists...

It’s Time To Retire The Anti Hindu Bench Of Hon. Supreme Court

  Year 2017 was a disgraceful period for the Hon. Supreme Court Of India, it’s bench didn’t act professionally,...

Katas Raj Temple Complex is a Sad Monument to Pakistan’s Unease with its Hindu Heritage

With the Supreme Court taking interest in their renovation and protection, the Katas Raj temples, one of the oldest...

3,000-Year-Old Katas Raj Temple Being Restored: ETPB Chairman

Authorities are working on a comprehensive plan to restore religious sanctity and archaeological value of Katas Raj Temple near...

Hindus stress that sacred mandalas do not belong on Tampa roads

Hindus point out that mandalas are sacred symbols and do not belong on the surface of public roads where...

IIT Kanpur Launches Scripture Webstie

KANPUR, INDIA, November 28, 2017: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, has developed a website of Hindu religious scripture...

Welcoming Shiva in new £1bn Louvre Abu Dhabi, Hindus urge more Hindu artifacts

Hindus are urging prestigious about £1bn museum Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD); unveiled by French President Emmanuel Macron on November...

Sheppie Snippets: Come and listen how to promote Hinduism

Dr Satish Prakash from the United States of America will talk on Hinduism. The Port Shepstone Hindu Cultural Federation...

Impact of HINDUISM upon Western intellectuals: Bernie David Holt

Impact of HINDUISM upon Western intellectuals –        Bernie David Holt, Erith, England   Sitting on the beach, staring at the pale blue sea,...


Who is a Hindu? Always and everywhere

Historians view Hinduism as a product of history, a river with many tributaries   The notion that religious texts...

Hinduism not poll card but soul of country: Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath, who flew to Bhuj in Kutch district on Saturday morning, began the concluding day of his two-day visit...

A few things made Diwali celebrations in 2017 a bit more special. Happy Diwali

A lot of things make Diwali celebrations auspicious, but in 2017, there have been a few notable events that...

Bhai Dooj 2017: History, Significance, How to Celebrate, Date Time, Vidhi and Muhurat Timings

Although similar to rakhi, on Bhai Dooj, sisters put a tilak or a vermilion mark on the brother’s forehead...

Trump Celebrates Diwali, Lights Diya in White House Ceremony

President Donald Trump (center) held a small Diwali celebration at the White House Oct. 17. At his immediate right...

Strengthening Hindu communities

The Hindu National Conference reaches out this time to the mainstream with its theme The 6th Australian Hindu National...

Diwali 2017: Significance Of Diwali Or Deepawali, The Festival Of Lights

Diwali occurs during late October or during early November. It is important to know that the Diwali date falls...

Soon, You Won’t Be Able to Enter Karnataka Temples in Jeans, T-Shirt

INDIA, September 24, 2017 (International Business Times): Soon, all the temples under the endowments department in Karnataka will be...

Hinduism: The Nine Basic Beliefs that you need to know

Hinduism- the oldest religion in the world is based on certain established beliefs. Read more to find out what...

When is Diwali 2017, how do Hindus celebrate it and what are the festival of light’s origins?

GETTY – CONTRIBUTOR Diwali celebrates the Hindu belief that good will always triumph over evil When is Diwali 2017?...

Madurai Meenakshi Temple Wins Cleanest Iconic Place Award

MADURAI, TAMIL NADU, INDIA, October 5, 2017 (by Chennabasaveshwar, Oneindia):Under Swachhta Hi Seva (cleanliness is service) program, the Sri...

Honoring Nature can Help Protect the Environment

Temple Shikharas on the banks of the River Ganga. Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India Bridge over the River Ganga to the...

No country has Hinduism as “official” or “preferred” religion

Although over 80 countries have either an “official religion” or “preferred religion”, but Hinduism is not an official or...

Ganga is everything to everyone, the mother of rivers – Ravi Shankar

The Ganga defines our history and mythology. She is the merciful receiver of all sins. She is the source...

Dussehra 2017: How Dussehra Is Celebrated Across the Country

The festival of Dussehra is celebrated in different ways across India. Here’s an interesting insight. Dussehra also known as...

‘California authorities suggest corrections to proposed school books on Hinduism’

Washington, September 30 Authorities in California have suggested corrections to the proposed school textbooks in the state after Indian-Americans...

Indian Hindu Expatriates in Gulf Region Gear Up for Navratri and Dussehra

DUBAI, September 23, 2017 (Gulf News): Thousands of Hindu Indian expatriates in Dubai are recreating the vibrant Navratri festival...

Ma Durga is the innermost power of consciousness – David Frawley

Ma Durga is not a mere formation of human thought, an image or archetype of our minds or culture....

Hindus commend Connecticut town for allowing yoga at farm

Hindus, who earlier urged Manchester Town in Connecticut not to shut down yoga at a local farm, are now...

Global Times: Thanks to Hinduism, India doesn’t have radical Islam – ET

“Indians attach great importance to spiritual matters while Chinese are more concerned about material matters. Such different worldviews are...

Return of the Swastika – Justice For Hindus

Return of the Swastika It’s September, and that means our Hindu activists are back on college campuses all across...

Conflict, Peace and Hindu Philosophy Courses

Contact: Dr. Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra,  debidatta.mahapatra@hua.edu 857-206-9036    For registration and inquiries: email: info@hua.edu or call: 407-275-0013   For more info...

When the man who wrote Pakistan’s national anthem saw the divine in Hindu god Krishna

This year, Pakistan’s 70th Independence anniversary and Janmashtami (the Hindu festival celebrating Krishna’s birth) fell on the same day:...

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: How Does South India Celebrate this Festival?

  Highlights India is celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi that commenced on 25th August Lord Ganesh is considered as the harbinger...

Mumbai’s Ganesha Festival Celebrates 125th Year

Artisan giving final touches to idols of Lord Ganesha at his workshop, Tanvi Arts, at the Chinchpokli area of...


Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: History, Importance And Rituals of Ganpati Festival

Ganesha, one of the most beloved gods is known by 108 different names in our culture. He is considered...

A New Hampshire museum celebrating Hindu deity Lord Krishna’s birthday

Horatio Colony Museum in Keene (New Hampshire, USA) is celebrating Janmashtami, marking Hindu deity Lord Krishna’s birthday, on August...

NYC Hindu Law Council Press Release

NYC HINDU LAW COUNCIL Press Release 8.16.2017 A new group has formed to facilitate communications between the NYC Hindu...

Janmashtami Special: 6 Lesser Known Facts About Lord Krishna

Krishna is a god who has got the most humane characteristics of all the Hindu gods and goddesses. He...

Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2017: When it is celebrated, importance and significance in India

This year, Krishna Janmashtami is being celebrated on 14th August, 2017. Krishna Janmashtami 2017 date significane and importance Krishna...

Participants Sought for Hindu Youth Survey

KAUAI, HAWAII, July 24, 2017 (HPI): Hinduism Today is preparing a story on the religious views of today’s youth...

Trudeau, in Kurta-Pyjama, Does Aarti at Hindu Temple and Hails India-Canada Ties

TORONTO, CANADA, July 23, 2017 (Hindustan Times): Clad in emerald green kurta and white pyjamas, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

Hindus welcome BBC plan to produce films on Hinduism

Shown on BBC One, a new documentary strand of five films a year will reportedly explore faith and ethical...

Hindus seek equality in UK marriage law

Hindus are seeking equality for minority religions/denominations in United Kingdom (UK) marriage law. GOV.UK website, under “Religious ceremonies” in...

Maha Rudrabhishek Puja for Hindus Worldwide – Connect Online to Perform Puja

Title – Maha Rudrabhishek Puja for Hindus Worldwide – Connect Online to Perform Puja My Future Mirror is an...

Maha Rudrabhishek Puja in Varanasi on the 31st of July, 2017

Details of the Event My Future Mirror is an initiative to make Vedic Astrology and Vedic Karma Kanda (Hindu Rituals, Puja, Ceremonies and...

Gosvāmī Tulsīdās Jayanti Celebration

Gosvāmī Tulsīdās Jayanti 30 July 2017, Sunday 5:30-7:00 p.m.   Shri Govindaji Gaudiya Math 16628 Kieth Harrow Blvd, Houston, TX 77084...


Happy Sawan Shivratri 2017: The Significance of The Vrat and Foods You Can Have While Fasting

The Shivaratri that falls during the Shravana month is known as Sawan Shivaratri The Shivaratri that falls during the...

Hindu temple planned for London Borough of Croydon

A Hindu temple and cultural center has been proposed for Croydon area of Greater London. When ready, it plans...


Kudos! USA, AFRICA and INDIA are set to benefit by THE MOUNT MERU, the center of the Earth

A book on THE MOUNT MERU, the center of the Earth is capable of gracing USA, Africa and India...

Hinduism: Understanding Image and Temple Worship

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnJrpQ0HdsE&feature=youtu.be July 7, 2017 (YouTube): Image and temple worship form the central practice for many Hindus. However, the unfamiliar...

Children can attack Ravana to save Sita at Taiwan’s National Palace Museum

At Taiwan’s National Palace Museum Southern Branch in Taibao, children can join the Ramayana battle and attack Ravana to...

Guru Purnima 2017: History, Importance And Significance Of This Full Moon Night

In some parts of India, it is also called Ved Vyas puja (after saint Vyas). Ascetics in some parts...


Hindus Converge to Pray to Maha Kali

FIJI, July 2, 2017 (Fiji Sun): A three-day Hindu ritual and prayer in Vunika Labasa has brought together around...


Pak Hindus appeal SC to take suo moto

Pakistani Hindus have appealed to the Supreme Court for taking suo moto against the ‘horrific rise’ in cases of...

Assam minister assures citizenship of Bangladeshi Hindus in Tripura if comes in power

Senior BJP leader and Irrigation, Handloom and Textile minister of Assam Ranjit Datta today asserted if BJP comes in...

The Hinduism Sanatan Dharma of India History

About Hinduism (Sanatan Dharma) The term and concept of Hinduism was coined only in recent times. Otherwise, there was...

Ritz-Carlton in Indonesia has a Hindu temple

Mandapa, a luxury Ritz-Carlton Reserve hotel in Indonesia where one night’s tariff can be around $5040, has a century...

Zimbabwe Hindus to observe celebration involving women fasting & praying for husband

The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH) in Zimbabwe is organizing “Vad Savitri Poonam” on June eight, which its announcement describes...

UW celebrates Holi 2017

Students at the UW Holi Festival, put on by ISA UW, SASA UW and the ASUW Asian Student commission,...

Hinduism’s Greatest Festival (1932)

Full title reads: “Puri, E. Coast of India. Hinduism’s greatest Festival. 12,000 Pilgrims from all parts of the Country...

Hindu Temple of Central Texas opens meditation hall Saturday

TEMPLE – The Hindu Temple of Central Texas will host the grand opening of its meditation hall (Dhyana Mandapam)...

Operation Dharmic Vote – The General Election, the Dharmic Voter and the Law on Caste

Newsletters, Internet & Social Media World Hindu News 26/05/17 Namaste Re: Operation Dharmic Vote – MEDIA PRESS RELEASE The General Election,...

Mother’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate the auspiciousness of Shakti

Only when we cherish, nurture and sanctify the Divine feminine energy will any true peace and healing be possible...

Natya Shastra Lectures at Kalakshetra

CHENNAI, INDIA, May 15, 2017 (YouTube, Press Release by Bharat Gupt): You will be happy to know that I...

Hindu Temple – Hinduism in Australia and maintaining one’s faith

A short film with interviews of visitors and devotees at the Shiva Temple in Carrum Downs, an Australian outer...

Hindu Lifestyle – A Contemporary Voice about Hinduism for Today’s Generation

UNITED STATES, May 10, 2017 (youtube): The last 5 years has made Shawn Binda realize that one of his...

Hindu Calendar 2017: Month-wise list of auspicious Hindu days of 2017

This Hindu calendar 2017 will help you maintain a list of all important festival and auspicious Hindu days for...

More Hindu temples quietly joining the sanctuary movement, leaders say

Prayers being offered at Shaanti Bhavan Mandir in Queens, New York City. (Photo: shaantibhavanmandir.com) After Shaanti Bhavan Mandir in...

Catholic Loyola Marymount University hosting Project “Om” yoga worldwide event

Top-ranked Roman Catholic “Loyola Marymount University” (LMU), rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions, is hosting Project “Om” yoga...

Bhopal: ‘Hindu Sena would strengthen community’

SHIVPURI: The Antarrashtriya Hindu Sena, headquartered at Shivpuri, will work for organising and empowering the Hindus and for making...

Pennsylvanias Unionville Chadds Ford schools to close for Hindu festival Diwali

(MENAFN Editorial) Hindus have welcomed the inclusion of Diwali, most popular of their festival, as holiday by Unionville-Chadds Ford...

Scientific Edge on Culture-Knowledge Base-Cosmology vedas interlinks

sub: Himalayan WISDOM – PRIDHVEEM SHANTIH Necessity-Demand-curiosity-sustain Conscious Spirit – world peace Pridhvi stands for 100 AU that links to...

Neukoelln: The Time for Germany’s Largest Hindu Temple Is Running Out

BERLIN, GERMANY, March 20, 2017 (Berliner Zeitung, translated from German): The Ganesha temple in Neukoelln’s Hasenheide Park, planned to...

Hindu Mandir In Pakistan

Pakistan Hindu Post (PHP): Indian Hindus devotees to visit temples in 1200 x 1600 hindu temple umerkot sindh photo...

Redbridge Sikhs and Hindus celebrate Vaisakhi

Council Leader Jas Athwal joins others for the Vaisakhi celebrations at the Masala 910 restaurant in Newbury Park Sikhs...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Snnipets From Mahabharat

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

Hindu Festival Colors Wilson Park

As a way to show their appreciation of love, vibrant colors and the arrival of spring, the UA students...

Duke University students adopt yoga as a protest form

Some graduate students of prestigious Duke University (DU) reportedly used yoga as a protest form to bring back free...

9 famous Temples of Hindu goddess Kali in West Bengal for devotees

Kolkata, April 16, 2017: Many believe that the name Kalikata (ancient name of Kolkata) was derived from Goddess Kali herself. Bengal...

Run for conservation of Hindu religion in Bhairahawa

LUMBINI: A race was organised today in Bhairahawa with an objective to conserve and promote the Hindu religion. Hindu...

Sri Guruji Golwalkar Hindu Resource Centre invite you to AKSHAYA TRITEEYA CELEBRATIONS

Bharatamata Gurukula Ashram & Yogi Ramsuratkumar Indological Research Centre and Sri Guruji Golwalkar Hindu Resource Centre SISTER NIVEDITA ACADEMY...


When it comes to yoga, Benedictine College feels more Catholic than Vatican

While the Benedictine College (BC), a Roman Catholic college in Atchison (Kansas), wants to abolish yoga fearing eastern mysticism;...

Hinduism one of the fastest growing religions in Ireland

Hinduism is one of the fastest growing religions in Ireland and it grew over 34 per cent from 2011...

The Book Of Life : Kamlesh Patel

Jai Shree Krishna Please study the attached and distribute to others and help spread the truth. I’s due to...

Ancient Temples Renovated in Talur Village

KARNATAKA, INDIA, Spril 11, 2017 (The Hindu): Three ancient temples — Kalgudi Eshwara Temple, Beeralingeshwar Temple and Hanuman Temple...

Fundamentals of Sanatan Dharma – Kamlesh Patel

Download Attachment : Fundamentals-of-Sanatan-Dharma Source: World Hindu News (WHN)

Fundamentals of the Sri Ram Temple at Ayodhya – Subramanian Swamy

It is well-established by GPRS-directed excavations done under the Allahabad High Court monitoring and verification in 2002-03, that a...

Ram Navami Pooja in Karachi

On 9th April, 2017 Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir committee organized Maha Ram Navami Yagya Havan & Hari Nam...

In a First, Japan Floats House League for Promotion of Yoga

NEW DELHI, INDIA, April 6, 2017 (Economic Times): A group of 42 members of Japanese Parliament on Tuesday launched...

Swiss Hindus Create a United Voice

WINTERTHUR, SWITZERLAND, April 4, 2017 (kath.ch): There are 50,000 Hindus in Switzerland. Until recently they had no common voice....

Hindus urge Catholic Benedictine College in Kansas not to abolish yoga

Hindus are urging Benedictine College (BC), a Roman Catholic college in Atchison (Kansas) founded on the Benedictine tradition, not...

Exclusive Interview Of Dr. Surendar Jain, Vishwa Hindu Parishad Intl. Gen. Secretary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHrCtbBAmns        

Now, Hindu outfit in Karnataka wants to book Kamal Haasan for Mahabharata remark

Actor Kamal Hasaan’s recent remarks on Mahabharata have clearly not gone down well with the Hindu outfits. More than...

Hindus welcome zestful Penn State Holi celebrations, which included elephant

Hindus have welcomed Pennsylvania State University (Penn State, PSU), a major public research-intensive university, for supporting the Hindu “festival...

The great Hindu revival has begun – and we must celebrate it

SUNIL RAJGURU  @sunilrajguru When the Mughals started ruling India, the land’s long-standing Hindu culture was already thousands of years...


Please Be Quiet: Bali’s Tourism Shuts down for a Day

BALI, INDONESIA, March 28, 2017 (CNBC): Nyepi, a Hindu celebration primarily celebrated in the Indonesian island of Bali calls...

Hindus laud efforts to bring yoga into New Jersey schools

Nationally recognized Rowan University (RU), a public research university in Glassboro (New Jersey), organized a symposium on March 24...

9 must know rituals of Chaitra Navratri

VASANTH NAVRATRI IS CELEBRATED IN MONTH OF CHAITRA  The Chaitra Navratri commences on first day (pratipada) of brighter half...

Chaitra Navratri 2017: Know all about its importance, dates and significance

Hindus worship Maa Durga and all her feminine aspects of divine femininity over nine days and nine nights. Navratri...

Unique Hindu (Saivite) monastery in the Hawaiian island of Kauai

While boarding the flight for the remote island of Kauai, we did not expect to come across a very...

India’s chief justice wants to ‘mediate’ in temple row

A model of a proposed Ram temple, which Hindus want to build on the site of the demolished Babri...

The Srimad Bhagavatam Class With Sri Dharma Pravartaka Acharya

Event details Every other Sunday 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM   International Sanatana Dharma Society 13917 P St, Omaha...

Irish Parliament denies Hindu opening prayer request

Both the houses of Ireland Parliament (Oireachtas) in Dublin, Senate (Seanad Éireann) and House of Representatives (Dáil Éireann), have...

Sacred trees and plants in Hinduism

Our ancient scriptures mention the Kalpavriksha and the Chaityavriksha as a deity, which indicates that worshipping trees is indeed...

Hindus welcome Pittsburgh’s Presbyterian Church offering free yoga classes

Hindus have welcomed East Liberty Presbyterian Church (ELPC) in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), whose history goes back to 1819, for offering...

Hindus celebrate the festival of Holi in Swindon

Between 600 and 700 people took part in the festival, held at a Hindu temple in Swindon, Wiltshire Hindus...

Tamil Hindus celebrate the Masi Magam Festival

Tamil Hindu devotees take part in the procession as they carry the deities around the interior of the temple...

Hindu Empowerment Office Congratulates Yogi Adityanath, Thanks PM Modi-Amit Shah

Hindu Empowerment Office Congratulates Yogi Adityanathji Being Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister And Thanks PM Modiji And Amit Shahji For...

Ijamsville temple provides spiritual, community benefits for area Hindus

IJAMSVILLE — Shoes piled outside the back entrance were the only signs of life outside the Sri Bhaktha Anjaneya...


Hindus welcome chanting by Missoula elementary students linked to Hindu epic Ramayana

Hindus have welcomed reports of performance by students of some elementary schools of Missoula County Public Schools (MCPS) in...

Lord Ganesha will not be installed in old bathroom: Iowa college assures Hindus

Grinnell College Iowa has assured the concerned Hindus that murti of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha will not be placed...

Diwali declared holiday in New York’s East Williston School District

Hindus have welcomed the reported inclusion of Diwali, most popular of their festival, as holiday by East Williston Union...

Hindu students express strong concerns regarding CNN’s ‘Believer’ episode on Hinduism

‘Believer’ casts Hinduism as an oppressive and exotic religion with cannibalistic practices Hindu students from all over the United...

The riddle of Hinduism – Michel Danino

Hinduism is not merely Pagan, not merely “polytheistic”, and not monotheistic either, despite its insistence on tad ekam (“that...

The Hindus in Mauritius – Jagdish Seebaruth Reality Check

Namaste There is a general perception, especially in India, that the Hindus in Mauritius are very well-off. That, because...

Hindus welcome launch of Worship Space at Texas A&M University

Hindus are commending public research institution Texas A&M University (TAMU) in College Station (Texas) for reported launching of designated...

Historic renovation of America’s 1st Hindu temple nearing completion in San Francisco

Historic, painstaking and expensive renovation of the magnificent Old Temple in San Francisco, claimed to be “the first Hindu...

Hinduism prepares to become more visible in Britain

The religion’s fastest-growing community in the UK is planning to build several more temples, starting in east London, Damian...

Here’s What You Should Know About the Hindu Festival of Holi

Indian Hindu devotees celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colours, during a traditional gathering at Nandgaon village in Uttar...

Hindu Community To Celebrate Holi On Sunday

MIRPURKHAS, (Pakistan Point News – 10th Mar, 2017 ): Like other parts of country, Holi , the religious festival...

Upset Hindus seek withdrawal of Sydney exhibition showing Lord Krishna smoking meth

Perturbed Hindus are urging the immediate withdrawal of “Krishna in Erskineville” art exhibition from a gallery of Sydney suburb...

Tulsi Gabbard Criticizes CNN Program on Hinduism

UNITED STATES, March 8, 2017 (Twitter): Following is the statement of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard released on Twitter: While good...

Hindu Temple in South Africa installing 6-meter tall Lord Shiva statue

Siva Subramanian Temple in Newcastle (KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) is reportedly aiming to install six-meter tall murti of Lord Shiva....

Why USA Hindus need to take off Holi

What is the significance of the Hindu holiday of Holi? Is it just about throwing colored powders around, which...

Towards a Dharma-based economy – Swami Atmarupananda

In early November 2015, the author participated in a four-day programme held in Varanasi and Sarnath entitled, Awakening the...

Yoga will start era of harmony, says Modi

Yoga will lead to a new era of togetherness and harmony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday. Modi...

Ramakrishna Centre offers Hinduism classes for children

These Hinduism for children classes not only teach children and youth about Hindu scriptures and philosophy, but are also...

Hindus laud Philadelphia Museum on including many Hindu gods in rethought galleries

Hindus have welcomed inclusion of various Hindu deities in the recently reopened South Asian Galleries after major transformation and...

Hindus welcome Gilbert Cancer Center offering free yoga to patients & survivors

Hindus have commended Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert (Arizona, USA) offering free yoga classes for cancer patients,...

Hindus urge all US performing arts centers to offer free yoga classes like Kennedy Center

Hindus have welcomed Kennedy Center in Washington DC, claimed to the nation’s busiest performing arts center, offering free all-levels...

Hindus urge all 21 New Jersey counties to offer free yoga like Union County

Hindus are urging all the 21 counties in New Jersey to offer free yoga classes, on the same pattern...

The non-dual reality of Lord Shiva – David Frawley

Shiva is not what we think God is supposed to be, conforming to our opinions or hopes; Shiva is...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – What Hindus Can Do

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

Film industry and Commercial people degrade Hindu Religion

It is a general trend that film industry people downgrade Hindu Gods in films which are made in Bhaarat...

Celebrating Lord Shiva’s great night

Lord Shiva’s great night celebrations showcase the rich culture and diversity of the island.  Just like Carnival, the festival...

County denies permit for Hindu temple

This is a rendering of the proposed Hindu temple near Lake Lanier. County commissioners denied a zoning request to...

Mahashivratri 2017 (Hindu Holiday)

This year Mahashivratri (Shiva’s Great Night) will be Friday February 24th. For me this is the first big holiday...

Where to spend peaceful Maha Shivaratri weekend

Summary:Hindu festival, Shivaratri falls on the 13th (or 14th) day of the dark half of Phalgun (February-March). The name...

Hindu Shiva temple in western Kenya, where seekers petition God to fulfill wishes

Kamleshwar Mahadev Temple (KMT) in Kibigori in Kisumu County of western Kenya reportedly attracts many devoted seekers who visit...

Hindus to worship Lord Shiva this month

PHOTO: supplied Hindus around the world will worship Lord Shiva on 24 February. Candyce.Krishna THE Shree Ramnarayan Temple Society...

What is the real concept of Brahmacharya as per Vedas or Scriptures?

What is the real concept of brahmacharya as per vedas or Hindu scriptures ? Is it about remaining bachelor...

Hindus urge soon opening Louvre Abu Dhabi to procure more Hindu artifacts

Hindus are urging prestigious about $650 million museum Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD), which is officially set to open in...

You’re invited to #IndicTalk: “Dharma and Ecology of Hindu Communities Feb 19, 2017

Hello  , You are invited to the following event: ​​ BOOK TALK: “DHARMA AND ECOLOGY OF HINDU COMMUNITIES: SUSTENANCE...

Global Hindu Empowerment Forum Strongly Condemns Twitter A/C Suspension Of @iSonamMahajan

PR Date: 15 Feb 2014 Communication Code: PR\GHEP\02142017\India\Twitter\HinduBias Global Hindu Empowerment Programs (GHEP) strongly condemns the recurring double time...

Hindus worldwide upset over labeling Hinduism as witchcraft by a South Africa hospital

Hindus worldwide are dismayed by the reports of a KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health hospital in Pietermaritzburg linking Hinduism with...

Hindu Calendar Today 2017

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Hindu temple opens in California’s Santa Clarita

Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Temple Santa Clarita (SSVTSC), where the main deity is Lord Ganesh, had its grand-opening on February...

Kirtan with Radiant Friend at Sacramento Dharma Center

Join Radiant Friend for Kirtan, call and response chanting, a practice that unites us with our highest, happiest selves....

How We Got Here – The Invisible Hindu

Why would a multiple decade Christian become a resolute Hindu? I mean, why not after decades, just stay in...

Wisdom from More Than One Guru

 Hinduism may not have been started by a single prophet like Christianity or Islam, and yet numerous Hindu gurus,...

Dharma – Poem by Rod Mendieta

In the dimly lit corners of the world Where beg for sanctuary those who still Take delight in the...

Thaipusam devotees told: One is enough

The Consumers Association of Penang is again urging those wanting to break coconuts during the chariot procession to stop...

Waterfall running parallel to 272 steps will be latest attraction in Batu Caves

FIle photo showing kavadi bearers making their way up the iconic 272-step staircase to reach Lord Murugan’s shrine in...

Series of programs by Devangan Samaj on Vasant Panchami

NAGPUR: Devangan Samaj Yuva Sanstha organized Mata Parmeshwari Janmotsav on the occasion of Vasant Panchami at Jain Kalar lawn...

Vyoma Nair to speak about Hinduism at Unitarian Service

The Unitarian Universalist of the Islands Congregation is pleased to announce that Vyoma Nair will lead a discussion on...

Top Trump adviser Steve Bannon loves Hindu Bhagavad Gita

You can also find Bannon’s affection for military and strategic ruthlessness in what he reads. According to two of...

Nepalese Hindus mark Panchami

Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS): Nepalese Hindu families on Wednesday visited temples across the country to worship the goddess of...

Hindu Republican Coalition demands ban on Pakistan, Saudi Arabia too

Shalabh Kumar says Trump administration taking steps to protect citizens from Islamic terrorism WASHNIGTON: (Web Desk) – Republican Hindu...

Pelita Group’s Hindu director target of smear campaign

Pelita Group director D Ramesh says the attack against him and the nasi kandar chain intensified after it was...

Jewish synagogue converted to Hindu temple in Rhode Island

Punjab News Express NEVADA(USA) : Rhode Island Hindu Temple Society (RIHTS) has reportedly acquired the building and property in...

Hindus in Russia Waiting for Justice against Religious Persecution

New Delhi, Delhi, India People from around the world including India, who signed the Online Petition on Change.org to...

New York to have parade on Hindu festival Phagwah

Reno, Nev. (Jan. 28, 2017) — The 29th annual “Phagwah Parade 2017” will be held in Richmond Hill neighborhood...

Zed to open both Wyoming Senate & House with Hindu mantras

Punjab News Express NEVADA(USA) : Both Wyoming Senate and Wyoming House of Representatives in Cheyenne will start their day...

Between 2.5 to 2.9% of Canada’s population will be Hindu in 2036

Punjab News Express NEVADA(USA) : Hindus would increase to between 2.5% and 2.9% of the total population of Canada...

Photo of the day: Dharma Drum Mountain to ring bell 108 times for Lunar New Year

Abbot will lead masters in ringing lotus bell to pray for all visitors on Lunar New Year’s Eve Dharma...

Thaipusam provides meaning and purpose to Tamil Hindus

COMMENT From a Hindu religious perspective, Thaipusam is all about worshipping and adoring the good deeds performed by Lord...

Dharma Yoga offers LGBT yoga workshop

Editor’s note: This article was originally published June 25, 2014 I love that there’s a fitness class for everyone...

Surya Namaskar Yajna gets recognition from US Congress

The US House of Representatives has given official recognition to the “Surya Namaskar Yajna” or “Health for Humanity Yogathon”,...

No homework on Diwali for New York’s Mineola School District

Friday, 27 January 2017, 11:24 am Press Release: Universal Society of Hinduism Mineola Union Free School District (MUFSD) in...

Maha Shivaratri, Celebration of Shiva

Celebrate the overcoming of ignorance with this Hindu holiday. By Wesley Baines An important Hindu festival, Maha Shivaratri means...

Maha Shivratri – 2017

Om Trayamkamyajamahe,SugandhimpustiVardhanam | UrvarukmivBardhanat,MirtyurmokshayaMamratat.|| THE GAURI SIDDHIVINAYAK TEMPLE OF HOUSTON 5645 Hillcroft Ave, Suit # 701 ,Houston, TX 77036...

Another old Hindu temple demolished in Haripur in Islamic Pakistan

“If India starts demolishing mosques, what would our reaction be?”, A Muslim caretaker of an destroyed temple in Haripur asks….. Minority...

Hinduism In Bali Indonesia Hindu Human Rights Online

Indonesia Ancient Hinduism Foremost amongst these are the Hindus of Bali. Bali is a famous island of Indonesia. It...

Holy site on a hill

A devotee offers his prayers to the trinity, Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha who is encircled by a golden cobra...

Hindus helpless against graveyard encroachment despite court order

LAHORE: Even after orders from the Supreme Court four years ago and a recent decision by a civil court...

Dilip Mehta Donates Laptop And Temple Sunshade To Pak Hindu Refugees

Global director of Pakistan Hindu Refugee Relief project – Rahul Chandra w/ Vikram Parihar (Left) , Dilip Mehta (Centre),...

Narayanachar Digalakote, from Lanham, Md temple, prayed in Sanskrit for new Trump govt

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Hindu community welcomes Dublin Archdiocese for hosting yoga in Kilcullen Parish Centre

Hindus have commended Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin (Ireland) and its Kilcullen Parish for hosting yoga classes in Kilcullen...

Hindus disappointed as Amazon continues to carry Lord Ganesha skateboards despite requests

Hindus are disappointed with world’s largest online retailer Amazon.com for continuing to carry skateboards, bed covers, duvet covers and...

Over 15,000 sign Online Petition Russian Hindus unite to fight against religious persecution

An Online Petition on Change.org initiated less than two weeks ago tobring together theHindu community in Russia and unite...

Pongal celebrated with traditional fervour

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greets the nation on the occasion of harvest festivals. Tamil Nadu celebrated...

Attack on Hindus: Cops to seek further remand for Ankhi today

Police would seek further remand for Haripur Union Parishad Chairman Dewan Atiqur Rahman Ankhi, allegedly an organiser of the...

Hindus urge CERN in Switzerland to ensure its Lord Shiva statue is treated with reverence

Hindu community has urged CERN, European Organization for Nuclear Research, to ensure that Lord Shiva statue installed in its...

Swami Vivekananda’s Vision Of Universal Religion And The West

SNAPSHOT Even after over a century since his demise, Vivekananda is still considered as the most powerful youth icon...

Ramasamy: Golden Chariot is for all Hindus

Deputy Chief Minister II and PHEB chairman P. Ramasamy — Sunpix GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Hindu Endowment Board (PHEB)...

No Ashes To Bring Home

Cold compels us to go for tea alfresco, out in the restaurant’s lawn where empty deckchairs snooze in the...

World Hindu News Wishes All A Very Happy Lohri

World Hindu News Wishes All A Very Happy Lohri

World’s Top Louvre Museum Urged to Launch Gallery of Hindu Art

Hindus are urging world’s-largest and top-ranking “Musée du Louvre” (Louvre Museum) of Paris, which owns Mona Lisa, to establish...

14 Chandannath idols recovered

Jan 4, 2017- Fourteen idols and two conch shells, which were stolen from the Chandannath Temple in Jumla district...

TPM hopeful of freedom to Hindu temples

After the recent judgement of the Supreme Court preventing religion from influencing electoral politics, Temples Protection Movement is hopeful...

Zed commends community for threefold increase of Hindus in US Congress

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has commended the United States (US) Hindu community for rise of number of Hindus...

2017 Banada Ashtam

Shakambari Navratri Timings For January Navratri Shakambhari Navratri Begins on January 06, 2017 (Friday) Shakambhari Navratri Ends on January...

Away from casinos, New Year welcomed with multi-faith prayers in Nevada

(MENAFN Press) In a remarkable interfaith gesture and a unique way to welcome 2017, various religions got together in...

US Hindu Alliance Condemns Offensive Post Against Hinduism In Daily.Baskar.com

Daily.Bhaskar.com has published a highly offensive piece on Brahma and Saraswati. They have offices in Karnavati and Noida. We...

‘Clarify stand on citizenship to Hindu Bengalis’

By our Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, Dec 27:  Muktidoot and Ganatantrik Chatra-Yuva Mancha have asked Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and...

Free Ponnam Shankar From Saudi Jail To Save Him From Sharia Execution

Hindu man from Telangana languishing in Saudi jail for his ‘blasphemous’ FB post. Save him from Sharia Execution. Upendra...

Yoga’s Benefits Being Researched In Many Government Funded Projects Across USA

Various US universities-medical/clinical centers-hospitals are undertaking research projects exploring yoga’s possible help in treatment of various illnesses, according to...

Ambassadors for Hinduism

IN MY OPINION Ambassadors for Hinduism As Hindus, our ability to articulately explain our faith to others is of...

Hindu Gods Garuda Hindu God Sanatan Society

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7 Pooja Rooms dedicated to 7 different Gods

In Hinduism, each day of the week is dedicated to a god or goddess. People fast on particular days in...

‘Thiru Karthigai Deepam’ An Auspicious Festival Of Lights For Hindus

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 12 (Bernama) — Karthigai Deepam is a Hindu festival which is celebrated mainly by Tamil Hindus...

Good relationships with the gods is a central theme for all Balinese Hindus

Monday, 12 December 2016 Balinese Hindus believe that the spirit of the gods is present in all things, from...

Why Bhagavad Gita is best described as India’s national book

The Bhagavad Gita remains the book that can be best described as India’s national book. For thousands of years,...

Significance Of Kumkum & Turmeric In Hinduism

In any Hindu rituals, the event is not complete without the use of vermillion and turmeric. Know why these...

Hindus urge world’s top hotel chains to keep Gita copies for guests

Hindu community has urged world’s largest hotel chains to stock “Bhagavad-Gita” (Song of the Lord) copy in each hotel...

Ten practices to lead spiritual and blissful life!

Thinkstock image, For representational purposes only   Mumbai: Hinduism has several concepts which were outlined in the Vedic era....

Racist comments about Hindus, Diwali won’t be tolerated: Hindu Maha Sabha

The Hindu community has welcomed the guilty plea from Dawie Kriel – with some saying an example needs to...

Discover Tasty & Cheap Indian Food In These Hindu Temple Basements

Ganesh Temple (Joshel Melgarejo/Gothamist) Food plays a vital role in Hinduism, and Hindu temples provide food not just for...

Lauding Patchogue-Medford offering yoga, Hindus urge yoga in all New York schools

Hindus have commended Patchogue-Medford School District (PMSD) in New York for reportedly implementing yoga, calling it a step in...

USA VIEWS ON GOD AND LIFE ARE TURNING HINDU

BY LISA MILLER ON 8/14/09 AT 8:00 PM       NEWS WEEK         CULTURE America is not a...

Hindus, Sikhs should not be delusional about alliances with neo-Nazis

In a desire to embrace the enemy of their enemy, some Hindus have been making some very foolish alliances....

Indian pilgrims accorded warm welcome in Ghotki

SUKKUR: Seventy-two Hindu pilgrims, including women and children, were accorded a warm welcome at the Mirpur Mathelo railway station. The...

Goddess Parvati during Trissur Pooram at Kerala

Source: World Hindu News (WHN)

How a Japanese deity of good fortune is linked to Hindu god Shiva

A Japanese Shinto god and a Hindu deity combined to form Daikoku. The British Library holds a five-volume set...

Gayatri Mantra opened multi-faith prayer service in Nevada on eve of US General Election

A multi-faith prayer service was held in Reno (Nevada) on November 7, the evening before the General Election of...

Chinese devotees worship Hindu deity in eastern India

This Chinatown in Kolkata is not like its swanky and colourful counterparts in other countries across the globe. It...

Supreme Court has defined secularism, not Hinduism – Prakash Nanda

There cannot be true secularism unless all the religions in India are treated equally under Indian laws and politics...

An Enlightened Diwali: Saving the Sacred at Standing Rock

This Diwali weekend, I thought I would take the time to do something that is symbolic of Diwali’s deeper...

Happy Chhath Puja 2016 Dates: Pooja Vidhi, Significance, History and Benefits of Festival; Surya Sashthi

Chhath Puja 2016 Dates, Vrat Vidhi, Significance, Benefits, History, Surya Sashthi: Chath Pooja, one more important festival of Hindus...

Interactive Gita class in Katy/Houston by Swmi Nikhilanand Ji

Interactive Gita class in Katy/Houston by Swmi Nikhilanand Ji Interactive Gita Class by Swami Nikhilanand Ji Learn about Gita...

People of Hindu community perform their religious rituals during Diwali Festival at Durga Shiva Mandir

People of Hindu community perform their religious rituals during Diwali Festival at Durga Shiva Mandir. APP photo by Akram...

[Hmec-l] Best Wishes for a Very Happy Deepawali to You and Family

Best Wishes for a Very Happy Deepawali  Om Asato Maa Sat Gamaya – Lead me from Falsehood to Truth....

Diwali Celebrations Around The World

The festival of Diwali has been celebrated for ages and grows in attraction by the year. Everyone enjoys the...

Hindus welcome Sanskrit name of Airbus’ upcoming self-flying vehicle

Hindus have welcomed naming of Airbus Group’s new project, an electric autonomous flying vehicle platform for individual passenger and...

Dom Acharya: Celebrating the victory of good over evil

You may have recently seen some people in or around Erie with red color plastered (teeka) on their foreheads...

Hindus welcome Yoga Room at Miami Airport

Hindus have applauded launching of Yoga Room at Miami International Airport (MIA), a major international airport in USA. “The...

Hindus welcome Netherlands’ move to train soldiers in yoga

NEVADA (USA) : Hindus have welcomed Netherlands Ministry of Defense’s reported move to train their soldiers in yoga to...

A non-Hindu’s guide to celebrating Diwali

Celebrated with candles, fireworks, gifts, new clothes and reunions, Diwali is surely one of the jolliest festivals celebrated by...

Penang Hindu Association Deepavali Aid For Single Mothers & Childrens

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                            20-10-2016 DEEPAVALI AID FOR SINGLE MOTHERS AND CHILDREN Penang Hindu Association (PHA) has again livened and lightened...

What do western atheists feel about Hinduism : Maria Wirth

Maria Wirth is a German and came to India for a holiday after finishing her psychology studies at Hamburg...

Anti-Trump/Anti-Hindu activists defame Hindu Holidays, side with Islamist Tyranny

Saturday, Oct 15th, 2016 – A crowd of nearly 10,000 Hindus assembled to hear Donald Trump speak at the...

4 Day Interactive Gita Class with Swami Nikhilanand Ji

    Interactive Gita Class with Swami Nikhilanand Ji Swami Nikhilanand is a disciple of Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji Maharaj...

Karva Chauth 2016: Its Significance & How to Prepare For The Festival

Karva Chauth is probably the one festival that all newly married North Indian women look forward to. The festival...

Hundreds attend festival of culture, colour and celebrations

A FESTIVAL of colour, culture and celebrations saw hundreds of people from the Hindu community in Swindon party in...

Two faiths, one festival: Communities bond over Durga Puja celebrations

BHUBANESWARh: Community bonhomie is best seen during the four days of the great autumn festival when Durga is worshipped....

Conservation of Hinduism serves nation’s interests: Champat Rai

Pics: Dayanand Kukkaje Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (SP) Mangaluru, Oct 4: New office of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) titled...

Indian Devotees Celebrate Hindu Festival Navratri

BHOPAL, India – Indian devotees across the country on Saturday celebrated the start of Navratri, a nine-day festival dedicated...

Hindu devotees urged to immerse Durga by 9pm

Bangladesh Puja Udjapon Parishad directed the Hindu devotees to finish the rituals of immersing the idol of Godess Durga...

The 9 colors Hindu Women waer during Navratri and why

HINDU WOMEN CELEBRATE NINE COLORFUL NIGHTS IN HONOR OF GODDESS DURGA DURING THE NAVRATRI FESTIVAL. Hindus have many festivals...

Three Russian women offer ‘pindadaan’

GAYA: Three Russian women on Tuesday afternoon flew in from Russia to perform ‘pindadaan’ for the salvation of the...

Navratri 2016: In photos how India celebrates the 9-day festival

It is that time of the year when Hindus in India will celebrate one of the biggest festivals –...

Thousands Throng Himachal Temples For Navratri

Thousands Throng Himachal Temples For Navratri Navratri is a 10-day long festival, the holy period for the Hindus. SHIMLA:...

Deepavali 2016 – Adelaide by Hindu Council of Australia

Details : Organized By :Hindu Council of Australia Date :16-Oct-2016 Time:12:00 PM to 09:00 PM Location:KLEMZIG Venue:Gaza Sports &...

It’s scientifically validated now; Ganga water is ‘holy’!

Indian scientists have validated the scientific basis of the mysterious ‘special power’ of the water of Ganga, which Hindus...

300 Hindu families unable to perform Durga puja in Bengal’s Kanglapahari village after opposition by 25 Muslim families

In the past three years, they were denied a go-ahead by the local administration following objections by a few...

Sharad Navaratri and the Nine Divine Nights

Sharad Navaratri is a nine day long Hindu festival of worship and dance. The festival is dedicated to worship...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Why Are We Proud To Be Hindus?

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

Hindu temple opens in Lubbock, Texas

Hindu temple of Lubbock in Texas reportedly held a grand opening on September 10 with ancient Hindu rituals. Opening...

Immersion of idols peaceful

 SAFE: Vinayakar idols being taken out in a procession near Muthupet in Tiruvarur distric on Sunday.— Photo: R.M. Rajarathinam...

The war against Hindu culture – David Frawley

McDonald’s Vamadeva Shastri / David FrawleyWestern monoculture breaks up traditional families, social systems, and accounts of history, imposing its...

How Nitin Gadkari Can Build A Road To Goddess Of Power In Two Hours

The average speed of union ministry of road is 20 Km a day. By this speed the long pending...

Inflammable substance hurled at Hindu Munnai functionary’s house

Summary: VELLORE: An inflammable substance was reportedly hurled at the house of a functionary of the Hindu Munnani (HM)...

Belgium brewery apologizes to Hindus for using Lord Ganesha as beer icon

Belgium brewery, The Musketeers, has apologized for using Lord Ganesha as icon representing its Jack’s Precious IPA beer. Google...

Hindus pray to Lord Ganesh for luck & prosperity

PANJIM: Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations began in the State on Monday, as Hindu families across Goa began praying to Lord...

God Ganesha in Japan

Ganesha in Shingon Buddhism, Japan Ganesha worship was brought to Japan by early Buddhists through China. In Japan the...

Ganesha Chaturthi and the Start of the Academic Year

Usually the Hindu holiday of Ganesha Chaturdhi falls in late August or early Sept. – around the beginning of...

Towering Ganesha idol cynosure of all eyes

The 108 feet high Ganesha idol installed on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi at MVP Colony, which is said...

Can’t get to the Ganges? Hindu priests will perform last rite ritual online

Featured: Men performing the Hindu last rites ritual of ‘pind-daan’ at the banks of the Ganges river. (De Agostini...

Nail artist draws 999 varieties of Ganesha

Ravi Parasa’s dedication and effort hailed “Some of us will be having a habit of biting nails and we...

Hindu community laments CM’s apathy over Sitla Mandir issue

KARACHI: Hindu community has lamented over apathetic attitude of the Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah towards the...

Upset Hindus urge withdrawal of Lord Ganesh image from Belgium beer

Upset Hindus have urged Belgium based The Musketeers Brewery to apologize and withdraw image of Lord Ganesh from its...

Hindus and Jains observe festival of Anant Chaturdashi

HINDUS AND JAINS CELEBRATE LORD VISHNU AND SHOW THEIR DEVOTION WITH THE ANANT CHATURDASHI FESTIVAL. There are five prime...

Ganesh Chaturthi 2016: Traditional foods to celebrate the birth of Hindu God

Children whispering their wishes into the ear of an idol of Lord Ganesha as they celebrate Ganesh ChaturthiGetty Traditionally...

Georgetown appoints Hindu chaplain

August 31, 2016 Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic institution in the US, has become the first American college to...

Why Hindus Burn Incense Sticks And Camphor During Religious Rituals. Must Know

When we go to a Hindu temple there are simple procedures and practices that we follow, some that we...

Goddess Saraswathi begins new chapter in Auckland

Noothana Kumbhabishegam at Sri Subramaniyar Aalayam Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Hindus will have a unique experience of witnessing the...

Onam 2016 Hindu celebration, 9/3

(Photo: Getty Images) More than 50 female dancers will be gathering to perform the traditional “Thiruvathira” at the Kerala...

Help asked by Hindu community in Sweden Misuse of Mahamantra of lord shiva

How Hindu mandir in Sweden allow person working in mandir and disrespect the Maha mantra of Lord Shiva. while Hindus...

Celebrating a decade of devotion to Lord Ganesha

The guest of honour was Durban businessman, Vivian Reddy, and there were performances by the students of the Saraswathie...

Hindu Goddess Saraswati the Goddess of Wisdom

Saraswati the goddess of knowledge, who is praised by the wise, who is the wife of the creator, may...

What would Sri Krishna do? – Gary Gutting

• The interviewee for this article is Prof Jonardon Ganeri, currently a visiting professor of philosophy at the non-sectarian New York University...

VHPA – On the sacred occasion of Krishna Jamanasthtami with prayers and affection

Jai Sri Krishna On the sacred occasion of Krishna Jamanasthtami with prayers and affection Sri Krishna Till this day...


Hundreds attend Hindu food festival

FOOD was at the heart of festivities in Bolton this weekend. On Sunday the Vishwa Hindu Parishad Temple opened...

Pakistan: Hindu Girls Abducted, Forced to Convert to Islam

 Thousands of Hindu girls, many under the age of 18, are being abducted and forcibly converted to Islam before...

Hindu temple in Kingsbury hosts festival to honour the armed forces

Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury enjoyed a Raksha Bandhan festival to honour the armed forces Kingsbury Temple opened its doors...

Hindu chariot celebrations in Ealing draws crowd of more than 30,000

The Chariot Festival of the Thurkkai Temple of Ealing on Sunday (August 14) drew an estimated 30,000 people from...

Plans for new Hindu community centre in Maidenhead riverside

Plans for a Hindu community centre will be on show at a consultation next week so neighbours can have...

HMEC Update 11th Annual Hindu Mandir Executives Conference Atlanta GA

11th Annual Hindu Mandir Executives’ Conference Awareness and Awakening: The Future Role of Hindu Mandirs and Institutions Holiday Inn...

​Gayatri Pariwar Of Houston Janmashtami Celebration

Janamasthami.2016 Atmiya Parijan, Gayatri Pariwar of Houston, cordially invites everyone in Janmashtami celebration next week for the Lord Krishna’s...

Hindutva is a spiritual democracy: Vaidya

Jaipur: RSS leader Manmohan Vaidya today termed Hindutva a spiritual democracy and said followers of other religions also participate...

Opinion: D. C. Nath(President, Patriot’s Forum) – Mahabharat: A Fresh Look

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

GHHF Tiranga Yatra CD And Krishna Pushkara CD Sung by Dr. Ghazal Srinivas

Tiranga Yatra CD and Krishna Pushkara CD Sung by Dr. Ghazal Srinivas, Brand Ambassador of GHHF and Savetemples...

Hindu priests oppose installation of Ravana’s idol in Greater Noida

New Delhi: The head priests of temples here on Tuesday said they would not allow the installation of Ravana’s...

USA Hindus protest murder of Pakistani Hindu teen at U.N.

Aug 1st, 2016 – JFH along with the “Sindhi Academic & Cultural Society of North America” protested the latest...

Appeal to save Hindu ashram in USA hijacked by anti-Modi Muslim hardliners

Namaskar                                                                                                                                    7/28/2016 This letter is to make a fervent appeal to you  to reclaim the Blue Mountain Center of...

Exhibition to showcase Hinduism’s mark on the world

PETALING JAYA: A “Hindu Civilisation & Heritage Exhibition” organised by the Bhaktivedanta Science Unit of the International Society for...

New temple in the works for local Hindus; four-day celebration starts Thursday

Posted Aug. 3, 2016 at 6:28 PM CHATHAM — Amid a four-day celebration beginning Thursday marking the eighth anniversary...

Hinduism does not allow conversion by aggression: Mohan Bhagwat

“Hindu is a tradition” which believes in “accepting, respecting and celebrating” all other identities, he said.  Bhagwat also said...

Why do Hindus worship the cow ?

Regard for creatures has been an age old characteristic in Hinduism. Hindus view every single living animal as hallowed...

Dedicate more hours to Hinduism: Hindu community to BBC

Hindus British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to broadcast more Hindu programs, dedicating more hours to Hinduism. According to a recent report...

ISKCON Mayapur celebrates Guru Purnima

KOLKATA: The devotees of ISKCON Mayapur celebrated Guru Purnima with fervour. A spiritual congregation by the name of Sri...

Guide to Hindu God’s Favourite Food Items: Find Out!

Image Source: awesomecardiff.co.uk No worship is said to be complete without sacrifice and offering food to God Offering food...

Pillars of Hinduism: Nine Beliefs which forms Spiritual base of the Religion

Even with all these variations, there is a common thread of belief in a supreme being which revolves around...

The Importance of Durva Grass to worship Lord Ganesha in Hinduism

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh for immersion into the Arabian Sea on the last...

VIBHUTI: What significance does applying ash on forehead holds in Hinduism?

Vibhuti on Forehead of a Sadhu. Image source: Wikimedia Commons It’s believed that the holy ash also called ‘vibhuti’...

Hindu outfits to protest against jailing of saffron leaders

 A number of Hindu organisations will hold an agitation here on Thursday against jailing of a string of saffron...

Cardiff Museum to exhibit Durga statues made by students

Cardiff Story Museum in Wales will be exhibiting life size clay images of Hindu Goddess Durga and her four...

TRADITION OF APPLYING SINDOOR IN HINDUISM

Sindoor. Image source: i-survive.blogspot.com India is the culturally rich homeland of Hindus with rituals that retain man’s beliefs in...

Why Guru Purnima is unique to Hindu dharma

Many religions honour their founder or great teacher in various ways. Hindu dharma is perhaps unique in honouring the...

Celebrating Guru Purnima: Understanding its meaning and significance in Hinduism

Lord Shiva and his followers (Representational Pic) Image source: isha.sadhguru.org Guru Purnima is a festival which is celebrated nation-wide...

Hindu Mahasabha idea of Hindutva

The “Hinduness” of the people and country is what is called “Hindutva” Savarkar suspects the loyalty of Muslims and...

Hindus want LaSalle Rd renamed “Om Street” in Connecticut’s W. Hartford

Hindus are urging West Hartford (Connecticut) to permanently rename its LaSalle Road as “Om Street”; where the popular sixth...

Zed commends UNESCO for inscribing Nalanda University on World Heritage List

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has commended UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Committee for inscribing...

Wilton Hindu Temple draws Hindu population to town

  Photo: / Stephanie Kim / Hearst Connecticut Media   Swami Balgopal stands in front of the sacred stage...

Pictures: Members of Hindu community sign up for organ donation in Leicester

Members of the Hindu community in Leicester signed up for organ donation at a campaign supported by the city’s...

Hindu leader lauds Fiji on Yoga posture

Staff Reporter –  The Society of Hinduism has lauded the Fijian government for reportedly including Yoga in its curriculum....

Pakistan may attack Hindu pilgrimage at Amarnath Yatra, says Deputy CM J&K

Pakistan may disrupt Amarnath Yatra, Govt must take immediate action: Nirmal Singh, J&K deputy CM. PTI | Jammu | July 18,...

Here is why Ganga Dussehra is the Heart of Hindus in India

Ganga Dushhera celebration in Varanasi. Image source: www.janwarta.com Ganga Dussehra celebrated on June 14, this year to mark the...

Convention delves on insecurity of Hindus across India

PONDA: Speakers delved on the insecurity of Hindus across India on the third day of the 5th All India...

Five more Vedic Vidyalayas to be opened in north India

  Summary: Allahabad: With Vedic Vidyalayas catching people’s fancy in the Hindi belt, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is all...

Petition Demanding Fairness and Accuracy in Textbooks in USA about Teaching of Hinduism and India

​ www.ESHAusa.org  |       Yoga & TM      | Ayurveda | Science | History | Education| ...

The First Tamil Layman Arumuga Navalar: Protector Of Hinduism in British Ceylon

Map of Ceylon. Image source: Wikimedia Commons Arumuga Navalar (1822-1879) is considered the first Tamil layman to undertake as...

How will learning Hindu scriptures help physiotherapy?

The inclusion of Hindu texts is discriminatory and insulting to students of other religions In May, UGC informed all...

Hindus offer condolences on Jewish peace activist Elie Wiese

Sunday, 3 July 2016, 9:06 pm Press Release: AOL Hindus offer condolences on Jewish peace activist Elie Wiesel’s death...

Fifty people who have affected Hindus and Hinduism in a negative way – Francois Gautier

Francois Gautier In a recently posted article on François Gautier’s website, he lists the names of 50 people who...

‘Lost Between Both Worlds’: Why Afghan Sikhs, Hindus Are Leaving ‘Home’

  An Afghan Sikh holds his child inside a Gurudwara during a religious ceremony in Kabul (Reuters) KABUL:  On...