HINDUISM

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...

Hindu temple in Greater Toronto installing 50’ Lord Hanuman statue

Vishnu Mandir, a Hindu temple in Richmond Hill in Greater Toronto area established in 1979, is installing a 50...

Muslim shopkeeper in Pakistan arrested for blasphemy after selling shoes with ‘Om’ symbol

A Muslim shopkeeper selling shoes carrying the “Om” symbol enraged the Hindu community who accused him of blasphemy and called...

University of Missouri “inclusive terminology” guide ignores Hinduism

Hindus are upset at University of Missouri (Mizzou) ignoring Hinduism in its “inclusive terminology” guide for “learning about inclusive...

Hindus urge Rio Olympic Games Hindu Room be properly equipped

Welcoming the plans to have a Hindu Room at the inter-religious centre at the Rio Olympic Games 2016, Hindus...

University of Missouri removes “inclusive terminology” guide after Hindus protest

University of Missouri (Mizzou) seems to have removed the “inclusive terminology” guide for “learning about inclusive language” from its...

Hindu devotees perform the rituals of ‘Snana Yatra’

Hindu devotees perform the rituals of ‘Snana Yatra’ (bathing festival) at Sri Jagannath Temple at Tanti Bazar in the...

Yogi Adityanath accuses Mother Teresa of converting Hindus to Christians

  BJP leader Yogi Adityanath has accused Mother Teresa of religious conversion. Speaking at a religious meeting in Basti...

Hindus pay homage at Sadh Belo temple

PHOTO: EXPRESS SUKKUR: Thousands of Hindu pilgrims converged at the Sadh Belo temple on Monday to pay homage to Baba...

Madaripur Hindus passing days in fear

Sattyajit Karmakar, owner of a pharmacy in Madaripur, commutes to work on his motorcycle from his home in Shariatpur...

City Hosts Camps for Hindus from Pakistan

Keeping its promise to provide relief to Hindus and Sikhs from neighbouring countries, the Centre is holding special camps...

Protest in Silchar over killing of Hindus

SILCHAR, June 13 – At a time when Hindu’s are repeatedly killed in Bangladesh, the silence of the Bangladesh...

HinduPost Weekly Newsletter – 13 June 2016

13 June, 2016                                ...

Metropolitan Museum New York to exhibit Lord Krishna holding Mount Goverdhan

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (MET), said to be one of the world’s largest and finest...

New book on Swaminarayan Hinduism launched in UK

A new multidisciplinary book has been launched here in the UK which seeks to offer a better understanding of...

Swamy my ‘hero’, believe his word on Ram temple, says Uma Bharti

NEW DELHI: Once the fiery mascot of the Ram temple movement, Union Minister Uma Bharti wants a resolution to...

Upset Hindus urge Amazon to apologize & remove doormats with images of Hindu gods

Upset Hindus have urged world’s largest online retailer Amazon.com for the immediate withdrawal of doormats carrying the images of...

Jews were Hindus- Shiva Lingam in World

                ABRAHAM ~ THE JEWISH PATRIACH  REACHED EGYPT FROM MATHURA ? AND...

The First Visit to a Dharma Center in France

June 1, 2016 – Paris, France Kagyu Dzong, a center under the guidance of Lama Gyurme in Paris, is...

Meenakshi Amman Temple

This ancient Hindu temple is covered in thousands of colorful statues and has a long mythological history.   The Meenakshi...

1 in 5 Londoners is non-Christian, which includes Hindus

Non-Christian religions, including Muslims, Hindus and Jews, account for one in five of the London’s population; according to a...

16 Sanskar in Hinduism

 As per Hinduism, the Sanskar is a series of sacraments, sacrifices and rituals that serve as rites of passage...

[GHHF] Sri Samaveda Shanumukha Sharma Discourses June 3-9 at Hanuman Temple

Sri Samaveda Shanumukha Sharma Discourses June 3-9 at Hanuman Temple     Source: GHHF

New Jersey’s Education Board includes 19 Hindu festivals in its List of Religious Holidays

In its recently adopted resolution—”The List of Religious Holidays Permitting Student Absence from School”—New Jersey State Board of Education...

Students of Scotland’s renowned Lomond School introduced to Hinduism

In a workshop, Hinduism was reportedly recently introduced to students of Lomond School in coastal Helensburgh, Scotland; a fully...

Hindu temple in Indiana concludes installation of murtis

Bharatiya Temple & Cultural Center (BTCC) of Greater Lafayette in West Lafayette (Indiana, USA) has completed traditional installation of...

Hindu deities form part of Los Angeles Getty Center’s China Cave Temples exhibition

“Cave Temples Of Dunhuang” exhibition continuing till September four at the renowned Getty Center in Los Angeles reportedly includes...

Feminine Divinity, Symbolism of Shakti and Women’s Empowerment in Contemporary India

   May 28, 2016    Dr. Adityanjee   Feminine Divinity, Symbolism of Shakti and Women’s Empowerment in Contemporary India  ...


Hindu majority needed to save democracy in India, Uniform Civil Code important: Subramanian Swamy

Zee Media Bureau New Delhi: BJP Rajya Sabha Member Subramanian Swamy has reiterated that a Hindu majority is a...

Hindu trader hacked to death

A Hindu trader was hacked to death allegedly at Sripatipur Bazar in Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha early Wednesday. The...

Parade today will aim to boost interest – and funds – for Northampton Hindu temple scheme

A Hindu blessing ceremoy was held at land in Lings Way back in 2008. Eight years later the plans...

Virginia Commonwealth University to explore yoga’s effect on pregnancy depression

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Nursing will reportedly explore effect of yoga on depression during pregnancy. The US...

Responding to Zed’s complaint on underserving Hindus, BBC aims to be “fully inclusive”

Responding to Hindu statesman Rajan Zed’s complaint “Hindus seek fairness in programming at BBC”, British Broadcasting Corporation states that...

A holy Hindu dip

Hundreds of thousands of devout Hindus took a dip in the Shipra river on Saturday (21 May), the last...

New Staffordshire crematorium will cater for more Hindu funerals, inquiry told

A new crematorium that could be built within green belt land in South Staffordshire will cater for more Hindu...

Hindus seek fairness in programming at BBC

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

Hindu temple opens in England’s Swindon

Swindon in South West England has a new Hindu temple now. Swindon Hindu Temple & Cultural Centre organized its...

Hindus urge Missouri Governor to sign yoga tax exemption

Hindus are urging Missouri Governor Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon to sign the measure exempting yoga classes from sales tax,...


Illinois’ Cook & Kane County boards & Rockford City Council opening with Hindu prayers

Meetings of Kane County Board, Cook County Board of Commissioners and Rockford City Council—all in Illinois (USA)—are opening with...

The Car Park of This Hindu Temple Serves Some of London’s Best Vegetarian Food

Normally, there’s only one reason to visit the most northwestern point of London: Wembley Stadium. Home to England’s national...

Hindu Students Council’s 25th Annual Camp

NEW YORK, USA, May 11, 2016 : Hindu Students Council (HSC), the largest Hindu youth organization in North America,...

Wellingtonians to know more about Bhagavad Gita

Extracted Content –  While the Bhagavad Gita is widely regarded as the most sacred Book of the Hindus, not...

Hindus concerned over robbery by masked gunman in Sacramento Hindu temple kitchen

Hindus are highly concerned after reports of robbery and violent encounter in Sacramento (California) Hindu temple kitchen with a...

London’s Muslim Mayor visits Hindu temple, performs ‘Jalabhishek’ on Shri Swaminarayan’s idol – See pics

  Zee Media Bureau London: Spreading the message of harmony and peace over communal hatred, London’s first Muslim mayor,...

Know the importance of ‘Tulsi mala’

  Zee Media Bureau/ Dhriti Sharma New Delhi: A garland made from the holy basil plant, holds immense importance...

Basaveswara jayanti celebrated

  Praise:Agriculture Minister Pocharam Reddy at a gathering in Nizamabad on Monday.– Photo: K.V. RAMANA Minister for Agriculture Pocharam...

What is the Diwali festival in Hinduism?

Question: “What is the Diwali festival in Hinduism?” Answer: The word diwali comes from a Sanskrit word dipavali (or...

UCLA study endorses yoga to reduce Alzheimer’s risk

University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) “study finds that yoga and meditation can help minimize cognitive impairment”, according to UCLA...

Understanding Hinduism in United States

Hinduism in Chicago, Wikimedia Commoms This is a video released by Chicago police department. In this, Rev. Chaplain Dean...

Leave the Festival Alone

The Holi Festival of Colors is a Hindu celebration, at least, it was. Many have taken the festival’s tradition...

In The Jungles Of Jammu, Who Saved Ravi and Rahul From Black Panther

It was in mid-May of 2015, when Rahul Chandra from USA visited India with an agenda to take his...

All you need to know about Akshaya Tritiya

All you need to know about Akshaya Tritiya A woman purchasing gold jewellery on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya...

Hindus welcome Louisiana Veterans Museum offering yoga to combat PTSD

Hindus have welcomed USS Kidd Veterans Museum in downtown Baton Rouge (Louisiana) offering “Yoga for Veterans” to combat PTSD...

Understanding The Meaning Of Shiva’s 8 Adornments

Shiva is the most powerful God in Hinduism. He is the third God in the Hindu triumvirate. The triumvirate...

Brahma Kumaris marks 40 years of service in T&T

Sunday, May 1, 2016 Brahma Kumaris was founded by Dada Lekhraj Kripalani, a retired Indian businessman, in 1937 in...

Illinois’ Rockford City Council opening with Hindu prayer 1st time in 164 years

Rockford City Council (Illinois, USA) will have its reportedly first historic Hindu opening prayer on May 16, containing verses...

An Indigenous View Of The Hindu Identity

SNAPSHOT Why should ordinary Hindus be haunted and bullied today for no fault of theirs, in their own land...

Hindu American Foundation Releases Bullying Report

Report details the bullying and bias that Hindu American youths face in American schools as a result of cultural...

New Hindu Religious and Cultural Center opens

William Wotring /The Dominion Post Chief Priest Samudrala Venkatacharyulu prepares the blessing ceremony at the new Hindu Religious and...

Hindus welcome use of yoga to prevent misbehavior in some Minnesota schools

Hindus have welcomed some schools in Osseo Area Schools and Saint Paul Public Schools in Minnesota for reportedly using...

For immediate release: Smithsonian showcasing Hindu deity Shiva

The Smithsonian, “world’s largest museum and research complex” in Washington DC, is displaying three iconic Hindu Chola bronzes till...

Glasgow museum highlights Hindu deity Shiva

Bronze sculpture “Shiva Nataraj” is one of highlights of award-winning Saint Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art (SMMRLA)...

Rebirth of Shravan Kumar : 36,000 km on Foot in 20 Years Carrying his Mother

It’s rare to see such bonding between parents and children in modern times where the only concern for children...

Hindu community support RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett’s family

Local Hindu community shows support for the family of Sarah Beckett, the West Shore RCMP officer killed in a...

Hindu community celebrates new temple

The Hindu community of Rochester took an auspicious step toward a new spiritual and cultural home on Sunday. Starting...

Hindu temple opening in West Virginia

A new Hindu Religious & Cultural Center (HRCC) is opening in Morgantown (West Virginia) on April 30. Grand opening...

Why I Admire Hindu Mahasabha Of America – The American ‘Hindu Lone Star’

In the late 2011, during one of the visits to a Hindu community reception in Houston, I was refereed...

In a first, deities to have bath at Ardh Kumbh

400 accept invite From Garhwal and Kumaon divisions, deities will be brought to Haridwar for the first time in...

Nottingham’s only Hindu priest told to leave UK by Home Office

The city’s only Hindu priest is being forced to leave the country due to a row over an English...

Mata Hinglaj Yatra: To Hingol, a pilgrimage to reincarnation

Pilgrims make their way to the top of Chandergup mud volcano in Hingol. PHOTO: ALI XAFAR/EXPRESS KARACHI: In the searing...

FIRST DAY OF KUMBH MELA 2016

VAN (Hemant/Arjun/Varunjeet) – One of the world’s largest month-long Kumbh Mela began in Ujjain today i.e. Friday (22.04.2016). First...

‘Allow all collectors to give citizenship to Pak Hindus’

Jaipur: Advocacy groups working for the cause of Pakistani refugees in India have asked the Union government to empower...

Ancient Hindu Temples in Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh that are Worth a Visit

  India is truly the birthplace of Hinduism and therefore one can easily find innumerable temples of various gods...

Hindus celebrate Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman is said to be able to assume any form at will, wield rocks, move mountains, dart through the...

Hanuman Jayanti Celebration – Saturday, 23 April 2016

Atmiya Parijan,   Gayatri Pariwar of Houston, cordially invites everyone to attend Hanuman Jayanti celebration this Saturday at the...

Thousand year old Hindu Shiv linga discovered in Thailand

Thailand is a Buddhist country, but Hinduism was prevalent during 10-12th century Image source: Shiv linga, sculpture, fine arts,...

Tamil Nadu’s Fabulous New Temple Chariot

After a hundred-year hiatus, an exquisite vehicle for Siva is carved for Thanjavur’s Brihadeeswarar Temple An historic and joyous parade:...

Significance of Adi Shankara

Adi Shankara or Shankaracharya was born when Hinduism as a religion was in utter chaos. The multiplicity of religious...

Hindus welcome “heart change” of Oxford Theology to include Hinduism

Hindus have welcomed the change of heart of Oxford University for reportedly including Hinduism in the Theology course. Hindu...

HinduAssociationUSA Greeting of Ramnavami to all !

Greeting of Ramnavami to all !                 RAM NAVAMI FESTIVAL CELEBRATIONS Ram Navami...

VHP America warmest wishes of Ram Navami

Namaste and our warmest wishes to you on this auspicious day of Ram Navami “Wherever four Hindus live, Ram...

New House Of Worship Set To Open For Area’s Hindu Faithful

Posted: Monday, April 11, 2016 1:04 pm Journal Staff Report Hanuman Mandir Spiritual and Cultural Center in Glenview, a...

11 Kundi Gayatri MahaYagya on Saturday, April 16th @ 4:30pm

Atmiya All,   Chaitra Navratri started April 8th and ends on April 15th,and a lot of you are already...

Vasant Navaratri – Raji P. Shrivastava

Posted on April 11, 2016 by Admin Devi Saptashrungi Nivasini of Vani-Nanduri, Maharashtra. This is the Goddess who gave...

Finally, Shani temple lets in women devotees

Shani Shingnapur Temple. —AFP Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April 8 In a big victory to the campaign for gender equality, the...

Hindu god Shiva’s statue to be dedicated in Alabama museum garden

Sculpture of Hindu deity Lord Shiva in Nataraja form will reportedly be dedicated at the outdoor sculpture garden of...

Hindu Samaj Temple plans groundbreaking ceremony (video)

Although there have been delays and changes to the original vision, Hindu Samaj Temple looks forward to the April...

Hindu American Foundation Launches #DontEraseIndia Campaign

The Hindu American Foundation (HAF), an advocacy organization for the Hindu American community, is announcing a campaign to keep...

HOLI Festival of Colors to bring piece of Hindu culture to Wichita State

File Photo by Kevin Brown HOLI Festival of Colors Students play with color and water during the 2015 HOLI...

What is Navratri? What do these nine days of festivities mean?

Hinduism’s nine most holy days, Navrati represents a lot more than just prayers and abstinence from food.  Maa Durga....

Hindu god Shiva’s statue to be dedicated in Alabama museum garden

Sculpture of Hindu deity Lord Shiva in Nataraja form will reportedly be dedicated at the outdoor sculpture garden of...

Krishna Janmashtami declared as Gopuja Dinotsvavam in Andhra Pradesh

KRISHNA JANMASHTAMI IS DECLARED GOPUJA DINOTSAVAM IN ANDHRA PRADESH On behalf of Global Hindu Heritage Foundation, Dr. Ghazal...

Vishva Hindu Parishad of Australia Inc – 5th Australian National Hindu Conference

Conference theme: “United communities, United Australia” THE Vishva Hindu Parishad of Australia Inc. (VHP Australia) has been working with...

Holy city becoming home of foreign spiritual seekers

— By FP NEWS SERVICE | Mar 30, 2016 12:28 am Ujjain : Holy city Ujjain is already becoming home for the...

Pushkara Festival 2016

Archive for the ‘Pushkara Festival 2016’ Category PUSHKARA FESTIVAL — PART 9: Shobhayatra (B) POSTED ON MARCH 27TH, 2016...

Hinduism highlighted: Beautiful Hindu temples of Australia

Sydney Murugan Temple BY MEGHA SHARMA Australia is one of those continents with which India shares not only a...

Registration for Amarnath Yatra begins

New Delhi: The registration for this year’s Amarnath Yatra, which will begin on 2nd July, has started and permission...

​Dharma Civilization Foundation – Experience the Magic of “Shanti”

  Hurry ! Just 3 days to go for the 50% March Promotion! Experience the Magic of “Shanti” ! View...

Hindus welcome German football team adopting yoga

Hindus have welcomed world champion German national football team for reportedly incorporating yoga as a part of training in...

Hinduism – A way of Life – an interesting story

Hinduism – A way of Life – an interesting story A Hindu found himself flying as co-passenger with an...


As Sri Lankan leader celebrate Hindu festival calls to give Hinduism equal status as Buddhism in the new constitution

“Sri Lankan President visits North to celebrate annual Hindu festival of Thai Pongal” COLOMBO, SRI LANKA, January 12, 2016...

Submerged Hindu shrines rise after 34 years

Chandori (Nashik): Stretches of the Godavari passing through Chandori village, around 25km from Nashik, have dried up because of...

Hindus laud Mozambique for Diwali holiday

Hindus have commended Mozambique government for reportedly granting Diwali holiday to Hindu employees. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in...

Diwali will be considered for Parsippany schools’ holiday calendar

By Lisa Kintish The Parsippany-Troy Hills School District has received a request to add the Hindu holiday of Diwali...

Spiritual leader Dada to teach yoga at Ringwood East

February 16, 2016 6:30pm Emma-Jayne SchenkMaroondah Leader Spiritual leader Dada Krpamayananda – who has taught yoga across the world...

Hindus Welcome Idea Of Meditation Room In University Of Wyoming

Hindus have welcomed the idea of Meditation and Prayer Room in University of Wyoming (UW) campus in Laramie. Rajan...

Hindu Holidays to be included in Chelmsford Schools

CHELMSFORD, MA—When Chelmsford School Committee met recently to discuss diversity in its school system, not a single Hindu from...

Hindu community welcomes prayers to Hindu gods in St. Louis Chamber concert

The Saint Louis Chamber Chorus (SLCC) in Missouri will offer “invocations to Hindu gods” by John Schlenck in current...

Night of Shiva: Hindu festival honors weed-smoking deity

WRITTEN BY EMILY GRAY BROSIOUS POSTED: 03/07/2016, 05:27PM A Shadu, or holy man, exhales cannabis smoke during Maha Shivaratri...

Why Hindus Around The World Honor Lord Shiva On Maha Shivaratri

Shiva is the Hindu god of cosmic destruction and recreation. 03/07/2016 04:25 pm ET Huffington Post Editors The Huffington...

Canadian Hindu Society of Saskatchewan hosts banquet to connect with the community

Photo: http://saskatoontemple.net By NewsGram News Desk -March 20, 2016 Saskatoon, Canada: For over three decades the Hindu Society of...

US-based Hindu leader welcomes Pakistan’s move to declare holiday on Holi and Diwali

American Hindu religious leader Rajan Zed has commended National Assembly of Pakistan for reportedly adopting a resolution that the...

Happy Holi! The Hindu festival of colors

MYTHOLOGICAL ORIGINS AND ACTIVITIES OF THE HINDU HOLI FESTIVAL. Hindus around the world celebrate the arrival of spring in...

Holi 2016-Holika dahan muhurat or choti Holi timing 2016 Holi wishes

  Source: http://d24.in/holi-2016-holika-dahan-muhurat-or-choti-holi-timing-2016-holi-wishes/

Special Holi day for the Hindus

PHOTO: REUTERS PUBLISHED:  MAR 21, 2016, 5:00 AM SGT   Festivals all over the world are generally celebrated in...

Hindus welcome launch of Prayer Room at University of Central Florida

Punjab News Express NEVADA : Hindus are commending University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando for reported launching of...

Hindu Holi festival kicks off with explosions of color

The ancient Hindu festival of Holi, which heralds the end of winter and the victory of good over evil,...

Sindh Govt declared Mar 24 as Holi holiday

KARACHI: The government of Sindh on Saturday notified Mar 24 as a public holiday throughout the province to mark...

1.5m people visited Pashupatinath during Maha Shivaratri: Organisers

Mar 18, 2016- Pashupatinath Temple witnessed nearly 1.5 million footfalls during the two-week long Maha Shivaratri fair, organisers said....

Zed commends Pakistan’s National Assembly & Sindh Government for Hindu holidays

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has commended National Assembly of Pakistan for reportedly adopting a resolution that the Government should...

Hamilton Hindus celebrate a year of Lord Balaji

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Devotees of Lord Venkateswara in Hamilton celebrated the first Anniversary of the Lord’s Temple bringing...

Protest in Mysuru after Bajrang Dal activist murder

By: Express News Service | Bengaluru | Published:March 15, 2016 2:30 am A day after a Bajrang Dal activist,...

Holi, the ‘festival of colors,’ invites students of all backgrounds to celebrate spring

Photo by Connor Moriarty | Senior Karson Riley joined hundreds of other students in celebrating a colorful start to...

Hindus urge Rome & Paris museums to not display Barbie depicted as goddess Kali

Hindus are urging Rome and Paris museums not to display iconic Barbie doll as goddess Kali in their Barbie...

The Holi Festival is a vivid, joyoful Hindu celebration of spring

Holi Festival celebrations in Mathura, India. (Poras Chaudhary / Getty Images) Mary Forgione   India knows how to do...

Hindus flock to Orange Coast College Prayer Room Idea

Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, likes the idea of a prayer room at Orange Coast...

Practising the Hindu concept of Unity

In my previous article, I described the principle of Unity in the Universe, with the spiritual message from the...

Brussels to celebrate Holi

Hindu “festival of color” Holi will be celebrated in Brussels, which is the headquarters of the European Union, on...

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami’s Sivaratri Talk

Friday, March 11, 2016 Bodhinatha’s Latest Upadeshas:“SIVARATRI 2016: THE MEANING OF YOGA” (MARCH 6,2016) In his 2016 Mahasivaratri talk,...

San Francisco’s Hindu chariot procession enters 50th year

The 50th Annual San Francisco Ratha Yatra Parade will be organized on August 14. The “Festival of the Chariots”...

Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at Lehigh University

Hindus are urging for a permanent and exclusive Prayer Room at Lehigh University (LU), internationally recognized research university in...

Welcoming Mahashivaratri

SULAV DAHAL This Saturday and Sunday, Kathmandu has seen a good amount of rain. The winter season is concluding...

​ [GHHF] Islamic Terror to wipe out Democracy, Secularism, Polytheism and Human Rights in India

Islamic Terror to wipe out Democracy, Secularism, Polytheism and Human Rights in India. For Hindu survival, implement Two-Nation...

​​Shiva Lingam – Some Scientific Truths

May 15, 2013 | Filed under: Colombo Telegraph,MORE OPINION | Posted by: COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH   By Ayathuray Rajasingam – Ayathuray Rajasingam A glance at the rounded, elliptical,...

Mass Surya Namaskaram for Ratha Sapthami

    Children’s offer Suryanamaskaram at music college as part of Ratha saptami in Vijayawada on Sunday ( Hans...

Dr. Swamy talks about Dharma rising in London

Dr. Subramanian Swamy in London 14-Feb-2016 talks about “Dharma Rising”. Video coverage by British South Indians UK. Event arranged...

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed inducted into Advisory Board of Interfaith Peace Project

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has been inducted into the Advisory Board of California headquartered “The Interfaith Peace Project”, which...

Hindu Cultural Center Raises Money For Fire Victims

By Emily DeFeciani Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 05:36 PM EST   COLONIE, N.Y. — Two local families are...

New Muscat Airport to have 24 prayer rooms Hindus seek on

Category: South Asians Abroad Published on Saturday, 13 February 2016 11:32 Written by Tapa Menon The new Muscat International...

Hindus welcome Ferris University goal of designated prayer spaces by 2021

Hindus have welcomed inclusion of “Designate spaces for individuals to pray, contemplate, meditate” as a “goal” by Ferris State...

Majestic Nageswari Amman Hindu Temple with 924 snake-carvings opens in Malaysia

Om Sri Maha Athi Nageswari Amman Temple is reportedly launched in the new township of Puchong Gateway (Puchong, Selangor,...

Hindus welcome launch of “meditation rooms” in University of Minnesota

Hindus are commending University of Minnesota Twin Cities (UMTC) for launching two meditation rooms on the campus for prayer,...

Lauding Cullman Schools on introducing yoga, Hindus urge yoga in all Alabama schools

Hindus have commended Cullman City Schools (CCS) in Alabama for reportedly introducing yoga, calling it a step in the...

Hilltop Murugan Hindu Temple opens in Malaysian island

A new Arulmigu Balathandayuthabani Devasthanam in Batu Kawan (Penang, Malaysia), situated amidst lush greenery on a hill and adjoining...

Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at University of Iowa

Hindus are urging for a permanent and exclusive Prayer Room at University of Iowa (UI), a top public research...

Hindus welcome Georgia baseball team adopting yoga

Hindus have welcomed Georgia Bulldogs baseball team of University of Georgia in Athens for reportedly incorporating yoga as a...

Why Dharma always wins

Long lasting subjugation made cynics and pessimists out of  many people of India. India’s ethos is spirit of optimism...

University of Iowa Museum has “murtis” of Hindu gods

University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) has “murtis” of Hindu gods. A “murti”, per Oxford Dictionary of Hinduism,...

Amazing facts of Tirupati Balaji temple

1. At the entrance of the main door, to the right side, a stick which was used by Ananthaalvar...

Happy Basant Panchami

Basant Panchami, Vasant Panchami or Shree Panchami is associated with the Spring Festival that is observed in the month...

Hindus happiest group in United Kingdom

Hindus are the happiest among all the religious communities/groups of United Kingdom (UK), according to a dataset of Office...

World’s largest folk art museum to showcase Hindu Lord Brahma Shrine

Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe (New Mexico, USA) will showcase Lord Brahma (Erawan) Shrine in its...

Good to Know-Muslim girls master Sanskrit in Bihar school

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


Disabled pray for better facilities in temples

Malaysia Hindhu Dharma Mamandram and Damai Disabled Person Association Malaysia celebrating Ponggal with disabled and elderly. THE Hindu members...

What Bhagavad Gita teaches us: Top 10 lessons we must remember!

What Bhagavad Gita teaches us: Top 10 lessons we must remember! Zee Media Bureau The Bhagavad Gita is a...

Nepal launches electric cremation service to modernise Hindu practice

KATHMANDU: Nepal has launched an electric cremation service for the first time in its history to phase out the...

Dedicated Hindu devotees thank one of their gods for blessings

WEEKEND-ARGUS /  30 January 2016 at 10:28am IT’S AN explosion of colour, with devotees wearing yellows and oranges, incense filling...

Retired university lecturer releases book on Hinduism

Dr Thillayvel Naidoo of Durban North who worked for the Department of Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal has...

“Faith in Birmingham” gallery opens showcasing Hindu deities Vishnu & Ganesh

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) in United Kingdom reportedly launched a new gallery “Faith in Birmingham” on February...

Popular Prayers of Hindu Gods and Goddesses

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Panic grips Hindu community in Pakistan after temple desecrated

Karachi: Three pistol-waving bearded men stormed a 60-year-old temple in Pakistan‘s largest city and desecrated the idol of a...

Hindu Human Rights Highlights Plight of Kashmiri Hindus

 On 19 January 2016 I had the enormous privilege of being invited to speak at the prestigious London School...

Hindu leader slams Coldplay and Beyonce video

US singer Beyonce in a scene from Coldplay’s new music video. Coldplay and Beyonce have come under fire from...

Panic grips Hindu community in Pak after temple desecrated

Karachi, February 2 Three pistol-waving bearded men stormed a 60-year-old temple in Pakistan’s largest city and desecrated the idol...

Upset Hindus urge Sega for removal of Lord Krishna from video game

  Hindus are upset at “Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final” role-playing video game being developed/published by Sega’s subsidiary Atlus...

HSAI tours Ekambaranathar Temple – India 2016

HSAI tours Ekambaranathar Temple located in the district of Kanchipuram in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. This temple...


Power of Gayatri Mantra & Hanuman Chalisa

Gayatri Mantra declared the most powerful mantraScientific research Hanuman Chalisa and Gayatri Mantra Any one who knows the Hanuman Chalisa? In...

Practices of Hindu religion are polylithic in character – Unnikrishna Panicker

Posted on January 24, 2016 by Admin “It would be unfair to claim that what is practised in Sabarimala is misogynistic....

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Massachusetts’ Chelmsford Public Schools

Hindus are urging Chelmsford Public Schools (CPS) in Massachusetts to include Diwali, the most popular Hindu holy day, as...

Hindus term Denmark’s seizure of refugees’ assets law as “absurd”

Hindus have strongly criticized Denmark’s proposal backed by its parliament to confiscate refugees’ possessions; calling it inhumane, despicable and...

Upset Hindus urge Ohio apparel firm to recall Lord Ganesha products

Upset Hindus have urged for the immediate withdrawal of tee shirt, tank tops, mug and blanket with Lord Ganesha’s...

Swami Ghananand ji message on African Hinduism. Africa is Ripe for a Strong Hindu Future

  Western faiths are long embedded in Africa. Christianity came first through traders. They were followed by missionaries who...

“Surya Namaskar Yajna” App by Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh

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Hindu temples well-maintained in Pakistan: Pak author

KOLKATA: Hindu temples in Pakistan are well-maintained, but since they are located in prime real estate areas some of...

TTD to improve desi Hindu’s Holy Cow breeds

TIRUPATI: The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has decided to improve the indigenous breeds of cow as part of its...

Bangladesh RK Mission unit chief among 4 gets death threat from Ansarullah Bangla

Baliati Ramkrishna Mission chief and  3 others get death threat from Ansarullah Bangla in Manikganj, Bangladesh. Upananda Brahmachari | HENB |...

Hindu Faith in Japan is still Alive

Hindu gods forgotten in India revered in Japan. Krishnendu Bandyopadhyay| TNN | Kolkata | Jan 11, 2016:: Did you know...

Hindu Studies: An education in religious studies and bias – Padma Kuppa

I was pleased to start the new year off with information about how, in pre-colonial India, Hindu temples were premier...

Fortune Apologizes for International Issue Depicting Jeff Bezos as Hindu Deity

Fortune editor Alan Murray apologized Jan. 12 for the cover of its January international edition which featured Amazon CEO...

Greetings of Makar Sankranti 2016 by Hindu Janajagruti Samiti

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Swami Vivekananda: Man who presented the mysticism of Hinduism before a spiritually shattered West

In 1893, Vivekananda attended the World’s first ‘Parliament of Religions’ in Chicago to articulate the real meaning and essence...

Swami Vivekananda had said tolerance is Hinduism’s specialty: Gadkari

Updated: Wednesday, January 13, 2016, Mumbai, Jan 12: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today said here that it was...

A beautiful Hindu chant from the 8th century

Dear friends, I wanted to share this with you for a long time already, but I just did not...

Ancient Vedic Hindu Texts should be regarded as primary source of knowledge: ISRO Chief

PTI | Manipal | Nov 21, 2015::Stressing that the country’s pride resides in its glorious heritage, Indian Space Research...

Foolproof security for Hindu Yatrees

December 02, 2015   CHAKWAL: District Police Officer (DPO) Dr Moeen Masood Tuesday said foolproof security arrangements for the...

Story Of Vedic Afghanistan Shows That Hinduism Was Once A Religion That The World Followed

The roots of Hinduism are embedded in almost every part of the world and it is not surprising because Hinduism is...

“​Hinduism is a liberation” ​Deepak Dayaram Ghindwani

My name is ​​Deepak Dayaram Ghindwani and I live in Bali Indonesia My parents moved to Indonesia in 1947...

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat: Ram temple may be completed in my lifetime

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat today hoped that the construction of Ram temple might be completed in...

Hindu Mahasabha leader buys Dawood Ibrahim’s car for Rs 3.2 lakh; vows to burn it

Last Updated: Thursday, December 10, 2015 – 10:11 Zee Media Bureau Mumbai: President of Hindu Mahasabha Swami Chakrapani on...


VHP to involve youth in temple movement revival

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) now plans to put the youth at the forefront of the temple movement in...

Indian police seal campus to foil beef festival

IANS . Hyderabad | Update: 12:28, Dec 10, 2015        Tension prevailed at Osmania University on Thursday as police sealed the campus...

Construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya can ‘boost’ PM Modi’s popularity: Shiv Sena

NEW DELHI: Welcoming the assertion made by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over the Ram mandir issue...

A college in USA’s New Hampshire has a Hindu temple and Hindu student organisation

Ivy League Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, which consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions, reportedly has a...

Hindu community lauds UK’s Luton Airport for “Prayer Room”, calls it step in positive direction

Hindus have commended international London Luton Airport (LLA) in England for launching “prayer room”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed,...

Importance Of Masik Shivarathri

In Hinduism, Shivarathri means the ‘Great Night of Lord Shiva’. According to the Hindu calendar, Shivarathri that falls on...

Elderly Pakistani Hindu woman finally gets permission to leave India

Date published: Thursday, 26 November 2015 – 10:23pm IST | Agency: PTI An elderly Hindu woman from Pakistan, who has...

Universal Society of Hinduism criticises Lorna Jane over ‘wellness lounge’ at Sydney Airport

DECEMBER 11, 201510:55AM Lorna Jane Clarkson is in hot water again. Picture: Tara Croser POPULAR activewear brand Lorna Jane...

Gurdwara in US vandalised with anti-IS graffiti

The defaced boundary walls of Gurdwara Singh Sabha in Los Angeles, United States, on Wednesday. Tribune photo Los Angeles,...

Sangh Parivar launch Sankar ‘acquisition’

B Sreejan | TNN | Dec 15, 2015, 09.33 AM IST THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The decision of political leaders to stay away...

Pakistan to renovate Hindu temples, Indian pilgrims pray for peace

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan plans to renovate and improve facilities at a historical Hindu temple complex near here besides allowing more...

Pakistan to renovate Hindu temples near Islamabad, welcome more Indian pilgrims

Islamabad: Pakistan plans to renovate and improve facilities at a historical Hindu temple complex near Islamabad besides allowing more devotees...

Tributes to Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal

(Left) Bal Vihar’s Acharya Geetha Raghu​; Swami Adhyatmananda, president of the Divya Jivan Sanskrutik Sangh, Sivananda Ashram, Ahmadabad; Chinmaya Mission president Dr....

Training of Hindu priests Intensified in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA, November 13, 2015 (The Phoenix Sun): The South African Hindu Maha Sabha (SAHMS) has initiated a process...

Worshipping mother as God an inherent part of Indian culture

One “ideal” that binds us all in the society beyond the limitations of time and space, beyond any bounds...

Penang Hindu Endowments Board denies land grab accusations

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Hindu Endowments Board (PHEB) has refuted suggestions it was used by the state government to...

RSS wants a special place for Shivaji in curriculum

Summary: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sah Sarkaryavah Dattatreya Hosabale today said the history of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji...

HHR Video : Japanese PM Shinzo Abe attends Holy Ganga Aarti at Varanasi

Marking a new chapter in centuries-old ties between India and Japan. Japanese PM Shinzo Abe along PM Narendra Modi...

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ‘shakha’ spreads its wings to 39 countries

The 39 countries where shakhas are held include five in the Middle East where outdoor shakhas are not permitte… Read...

RSS plans Indore film festival to promote nationalism, ‘family ethos’

Chitrabharti Film Festival’ has been scheduled for February 26-28 and will be inaugurated by Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj...

Hindu Festivals 2016: Festival Calendar 2016 for Hinduism

This is a month wise list of most popular Hindu festivals in 2016 based on various regional Hindu calendars. The same festival...

The Ten Avataras of Lord Vishnu

THE TEN AVATARAS OF LORD VISHNU By Stephen Knapp An avatara is an incarnation of God. Whenever God descends...

Three-day Datta Jayanti celebrations

A view of Guru Dattatreya Bababudangiri Dargah near Chikkamagaluru.— Photo: Prakash Hassan Pro-Hindutva groups are getting ready for the...

RSS spreads Hindu culture globally

Bengaluru, Dec 22: In a major expansion, the Hindu right wing organistaion Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has spread its...

BJP should tread carefully over Ram temple

The arrival of two trucks of stones in Ayodhya for the construction of the Ram temple is not just...

December 21 Hindus around the world celebrate a holiday dedicated to «the Bhagavad Gita»

December 21 Hindus around the world celebrate a holiday dedicated to «the Bhagavad Gita». Gitagata noted in one of...

VHP men raise ‘Love Jihad’ issue, booked for ransacking police station in Shamli

Meerut: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) workers were booked for ransacking a police station in Shamli. They alleged police inaction...

VHP’s First Lot Of Stones For Ram Mandir Arrives in Ayodhya

AYODHYA:  Almost six months after the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) announced its nationwide drive to collect stones for construction of...

Mayor Welcomes Hindu Pontiff

CASEY, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA, October 30, 2015 (India Link): Mick Morland, Mayor of the City of Casey, was so taken...

Hindus urge Turkey to portray Hinduism appropriately in textbooks

Hindus are urging Turkey to portray Hinduism appropriately in its textbooks after a report indicated misleading information about Hinduism....

Morrisville Hindu temple becomes pilgrimage destination

Highlights:- The Hindu Society of North Carolina is installing major new religious figures The ceremonies began Friday and will...

Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair across north India soon: Gurumurthy

Jaipur, Dec 18 (PTI) The Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair (HSSF) congregation would be organised in “every part” of...

TTD wing to organise bhajana mela from Jan. 23

The Hindu Dharma Prachara Parishad (HDDP) of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) will organise “bhajana mela” at Tirupati-Tirumala from January...

World Hindus urge Malaysia to allow land transfer for Hindu temple in Kajang

World Hindus are urging Malaysia to allow transfer of land for relocation of Sri Maha Mariamman Ladang Baemar (Saujana...

Awakening the Light of Dharma: How to Uphold Dharma in the World

Awakening the Light of Dharma: How to Uphold Dharma in the World Today.  On the 6th and 7th of...

Gallery of Self Realization Glossary Of Words Hinduism Spirituality

SHORT STORIES OF MAHABHARATA BINTANG SINETRON KRISNA MUKTI DITAHAN   Source: pandawebworks.com

Terror suspects among 22 held by Rangers

Weapons, ammunition also seized as paramilitary force raids suspected militant hideouts across the city Karachi With the necessary legal...

India, Pakistan and Bangladesh will reunite to form ‘Akhand Bharat’: Ram Madhav

India, Pakistan and Bangladesh will reunite to form ‘Akhand Bharat’: Ram Madhav BJP general secretary Ram Madhav has said...

Philadelphia Museum showcasing Lord Krishna

Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) is showcasing some drawings related to Hindu deity Lord Krishna till March 27 next....

Upset Hindus urge Amazon.com to withdraw leggings & bedsheets bearing Hindu gods

Upset Hindus have urged world’s biggest retailer Amazon.com headquartered in Seattle (USA) for the immediate withdrawal of leggings, beds...

Former Boy Scouts building soon be Hindu Temple in Wisconsin

A former Boy Scouts of America building in Racine (Wisconsin) is reportedly being converted to a Hindu temple, which...

Dubai hosting mega yoga festival

Dubai is reportedly expecting over 10,000 people from various parts of the world participating in mass yoga sessions in...

N. Carolina Hindu temple plans moving ahead despite July shotgun blasts at sign

North Carolina : Hindu community seems to be enthusiastic and moving forward with Temple plans despite the sign of...

Cleaning Ganga is like worshipping her: President

Kolkata: Cleaning the Ganga amounts to worshipping the river considered holy by Hindus, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday....

Wheaton College declines global debate on “Do we all worship same God?”

Wheaton College in Illinois has declined to “organize open and honest debate of world-level religious scholars/leaders” on the topic...

US group asks Bangladesh to protect Hindu community

A US-based Hindu advocacy group has requested Bangladesh to take steps for protecting the minority community in view of...

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to attend ‘Vishwa Sangh Shivir’

INDORE: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat are among 700 representatives who will take part...

Mangaluru: Hindu Samajotsava will be Held on Same Day, If Dr Zakir Will Visit City – VHP

Mangaluru: Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal held a press meet at the VHP office, near PVS circle here on...

Modi visits Sivagiri Madhom, meets swamis

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tributes to Swami Prakasananda, president of the Sree Narayana Dharma Sangham Trust, during...

Hindu pilgrims return to India

LAHORE: Up to 124 Hindu pilgrims crossed over to Attari from Wagah on Wednesday after a seven-day visit to...

US-based Hindu leader objects to the villain of ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ calling himself Krishna

IMAGE: 20TH CENTURY FOX BY SONAM JOSHI A Hindu leader in the United States has objected to comparisons between...

Smithsonian exhibiting “Devi: The Great Goddess”

Smithsonian, the world’s largest museum and research complex headquartered in Washington DC, is showing an online exhibition titled “Devi:...

N. Carolina Hindu temple plans moving ahead despite July shotgun blasts at sign

Hindu community seems to be enthusiastic and moving forward with Temple plans despite the sign of planned “Winston Salem...

Gor Khatree (Gor Khuttree) Shiva Mandir (Hindu Temple), Peshawar, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan

Gor Khatree (Gor Khuttree) Shiva Mandir (Hindu Temple), Peshawar, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (formerly Northwest Frontier) Province, Pakistan   Sachi G. Dastidar...

Hindus urge Turkey to portray Hinduism appropriately in textbooks

Hindus are urging Turkey to portray Hinduism appropriately in its textbooks after a report indicated misleading information about Hinduism....

Hindus critical of Winnipeg school renaming “yoga” class as “movement” class

Hindus are critical of École Christine-Lesperance (ECL), a francophone elementary school in Winnipeg (Canada) under Franco-Manitoban School Division (DSFM),...

Hindu prayer hall opens in Mombasa

Swamibapa Prayer Hall had its grand opening at Shree Swaminarayan Sidha Sijivan Mandal NyaIi in Mombasa on Saturday. Hindu...

Hinduism 101: Learning about Hinduism Inside and Out

Hinduism 101 is an interactive, user-driven resource for learning how to teach about Hinduism according to your needs and...

RSS plans campaign for Hindu unity, social harmony

image: http://cms.thestatesman.com/cms/gall_content/2015/12/2015_12$largeimg11_Dec_2015_122606150.jpg RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat (Facebook) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will run a nationwide campaign next year to...

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh initiates 167 projects for drought relief

Mumbai :  The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has initiated several projects in 12 drought-affected districts of Maharashtra, Dr Upendra Kulkarni...

VHP says Ram temple construction work to commence soon

With Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders steadily raking up the Ram temple issue at Ayodhya in recent times, the...

Hindus urge Oberlin College for careful food labeling

Hindus have urged Oberlin College & Conservatory in Ohio to label their dishes properly and use right ingredients in...

Dharmika Sadas begins at Tirumala

The third Dharmika Sadas conducted by the Hindu Dharma Parirakshana Trust (HDPT) in association with the TTD began here...

Parents roll children in ‘holy cow dung’ for good health

Indians are dipping their children in cow dung in a bizarre bid to bring good luck. The unusual tradition...


Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America: Houston Chapter Celebrates Thanksgiving with Bhutanese Refugees at Los Arcos Apartments

HOUSTON: On November 26, Thanksgiving day is celebrated through out America,  Friends and family get together, eat together and thank...

Parliament House in Canberra marks the Hindu Festival of Lights

A bushel of diyas (beacons) illumined the Great Hall, and vibrant floral decorations adorned the hallways of the Federal Parliament House...

Hindus laud Maine college for Hindu shrine

Bates College in Lewiston (Maine, USA), a highly selective residential college, founded by Freewill Baptists in 1855, has a...

Man who set fire to 40 religious Hindu flags sought by cops

An unknown suspect entered the victims front yard and did set fire to 40 religious Hindu flags. Police are...

Church of England’s condemnation of cinemas showing Hindu film “out-of-line”

Hindus term The Church of England’s condemning United Kingdom (UK) cinemas for showing a Hindu-themed short animation film as...

Khattar assures ‘gau rakshaks’ of revoking cases against them

  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today assured “gau rakshaks” (cow protectors) of revoking cases registered against them....

Babri anniversary: VHP, Bajrang Dal observe ‘Shaurya Diwas’

Members of Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindi Parishad today pledged to work for the early construction of Ram Temple...

Badals creating scare among Hindus in Punjab by spreading canards: Dal Khalsa

JALANDHAR: When ruling Shiromani Akali Dal is organizing Sadbhawna rallies to “ensure communal harmony and peace in state”, Sikh...

US Hindus protest against jhandi-burning in NY

Chandigarh: A group of Hindu Americans held a rally to condemn an incident of anti-Hindu arson in the Richmond...

Modi will realise Hindus’ dream of Ram temple: Togadia

VHP leader Praveen Togadia on Sunday expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would ensure a grand Ram Mandir is built in Ayodhaya as...

Bangladesh: Ten People Injured at Hindu Temple Blast, 3 Arrested

Three crude bombs went off at a Jatra pandal injuring ten. Representational Image Representational Image dna Research & Archives...

Hindus hold prayers for peace

More than 650 Hindus were registered to vote in the Swami Narayan temple compound. PHOTO: AYSHA SALEEM/EXPRESS KARACHI:  Saturday...

Bajrang Dal renews Ram temple campaign on Babri anniversary

  A scene during the demolition of the Babri Masjid on December 6, 1992. Photo: The Hindu Photo Archive...

Hindu statesman Zed welcomed at Brigham Young University’s Jerusalem Center

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed recently received a warm welcome at Jerusalem Center of Brigham Young University (BYU) in Israel;...

Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at MIT

Hindus are urging for a permanent and dedicated Prayer Room at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a world-class educational...

Construction continuing on Hindu Hanuman Temple of Greater Chicago

Construction is reportedly continuing on large two-storey Hanuman Mandir of Greater Chicago in Glenview (Illinois). According to reports, construction...

Designated “Hindu prayer room” sought in University of Sydney

Hindus are urging for a permanent and dedicated prayer room at The University of Sydney campus, Australia’s first university...

Hindus worldwide laud Singapore for allowing Thaipusam live music

Worldwide Hindus have commended Singapore government for reportedly allowing live music at colorful Thaipusam Hindu street procession in January,...

Hindus laud Maine college for “Hindu shrine”

Bates College in Lewiston (Maine, USA), a highly selective residential college, founded by Freewill Baptists in 1855, has a...

“Hindu Prayer Room” sought at Taiwan Airport

Hindus are urging for a designated “Hindu Prayer Room” at Taoyuan International (TI) Airport, Taiwan’s largest and one of...

Cow dung saves you from nuclear bombs & Cow urine can cure cancer

igarh, in Western Uttar Pradesh, came quite close to a full blown communal clash earlier this year. A cow...

Threats will not stop me from working for Hindutva cause: Pramod Muthalik

these threats will not stop me from working for Hindutva cause: Pramod Muthalik, Sri Rama Sene in Hubli  ...

Australia’s biggest Hindu temple opens amid rising Indian population

Music is played on board as devotees celebrate temple opening. (Photo: Sri Durga Temple Melbourne) THE Sri Durga Temple built...

Will strive to bring all Hindu groups together: Pravin Togadia

NEW DELHI: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has said it will strive to bring together everybody working for the cause...

Hindus observe Kartik Snaan

Hindus across the country yesterday observed the religious event of Kartik with many going to the beach or river...

Shiva Temple NANAIMO Center of excellence of Sanatan Dharma

Shri Achleshwar Mahadev Shiva Mandir temple NANAIMO is 2nd dream project of Samskrita Veena Foundation, 1st being the Hindu...

Hindu council team meets Zafarul Haq

ISLAMABAD: An eight-member delegation of Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) Wednesday called on Leader of the House in Senate Raja...

Hindus concerned at Hindu flags burning in New York on Thanksgiving

Hindus are highly concerned after reports of burning of 40 Hindu religious flags outside a Woodhaven home in Queens,...

Hindu Temple: Dream Of Indians In Australia Finally Comes True

Hindu Temple: Dream Of Indians In Australia Finally Comes True   The impending wish of the increasing population of...

Man who set fire to 40 religious Hindu flags sought by cops

An unknown suspect entered the victims front yard and did set fire to 40 religious Hindu flags. Police are...

Singapore Prime Minister Lee pays tribute to Sikh community

The Singaporean government has allowed Indian students to take their own mother tongue (Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi and Punjabi)...

‘Why intelligentsia was silent when 4.5L Hindus were displaced from Kashmir’

DHARAMPURI : Building the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya would be the actual tribute to Ashoke Singhal. Thus said Ashutosh...

Ashok Singhal’s Death not to derail VHP’s agenda

VARANASI: After immersing the ashes of its patron Ashok Singhal in river Ganga in the city of salvation on...

Suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur to join RSS

  New Delhi: Suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur has announced that he will soon join the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)....

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat to visit Bengal

Kolkata: Ahead of the crucial 2016 Assembly polls in West Bengal, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat will arrive...

VHP to organise large gathering for Ram Temple on Babri Demolition Day

VHP to organise large gathering for Ram Temple on Babri Demolition Day, may sparks communal tension Lucknow: The VHP...

Australia’s Biggest Hindu Temple to Have Grand Opening on November 30

  Sri Durga Temple, the biggest Hindu Temple in Australia, began its pre-opening ceremonies Nov. 24. The temple will...

Australia’s biggest Durga Hindu temple opens

New building of Sri Durga Temple, claimed to be Australia’s biggest Durga temple, will open with fireworks on November...

The Hindu View of Food and Drink: A critique – Shrivathsa B

“The purpose of revisiting the question of “whether the ancients ate beef?” is funny. What if one were to...

$3.2 million Hindu temple launched in Ontario

A new about $3.2-million Hindu temple has been launched in Windsor (Ontario, Canada). Known as Hindu Mandir Windsor, this...

Hindus seek stay of existing Hindu shrine in Pennsylvania college

Hindus would like the existing Hindu shrine in the Prayer Room at Bryn Mawr College (BMC) campus in Pennsylvania...

Mystical experiences

  Today on Sky 793 at 11am we discuss whether: -Mystical experience is fountain head of all religions  -Mystical experience is...

Hindus hold prayer for rain

Hindu devotees of Anuve and Dreketilailai in Labasa pray near a river this morning for rain as their farms...

Tipu row: Bajrang Dal, VHP workers burn Siddaramaiah’s effigy

Hyderabad :Members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal today burnt the effigy of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah here...

Elderly Hindus fete festival of lights in Nepal

Muktinath Regmi, 81, receives money from a boy, with 71-year-old Krishna Tamang playing a traditional percussion instrument in Kathmandu,...

Hindu Samaj Australia

The Hindu Samaj Australia Inc. came into existence in 2009 .A non- commercial, non-profit and non- political organisation, the...

Hindus term religious instruction in New Zealand schools “inappropriate”

Hindus feel that current religious instruction in New Zealand primary schools is inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in...

Leaders at Hamilton Hindu temple prepare for possible attacks

The board’s president says the temple has been in touch with Hamilton police The Canadian Press Posted: Nov 18, 2015...

Anita Badhwar: Celebrating the Hindu Festival of Lights

Diwali (pronounced “Dee-va-lee”), also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most important holidays celebrated by...

Hinduism=zero intolerance

India is not a land of persecution, but of debate, dialogue and enquiry. Everyone can follow a different path...

Vedic Framework and Modern Science: Rajiv Malhotra

Vedic Framework & Modern Science Click here to read Follow me on Twitter: @RajivMessage   http://www.IndrasNetBook.com Visit our online...

HMEC Best Wishes for a Very Happy Deepawali to You and Family

Om Asato Maa Sat Gamaya – Lead me from Falsehood to Truth. Tamaso Maa Jyotir Gamaya – Lead me...

VHP Durga Vahini and Mathru Shakthi to Organise Scooter Rally on Nov.15

VHP Durga Vahini and Mathru Shakthi to Organise Scooter Rally on Nov.15 Vishwa Hindu Parishat Durga Vahini and Mathru...

Patricia de Lille wishes Hindu community Happy Diwali

Cape Town mayor hopes festival of lights ushers in a year of joy and contentment for celebrants City wishes...

Centre should review India’s population policy: RSS

Jalandhar: Expressing concern over “demographic imbalances”, the Punjab unit of RSS on Tuesday urged the Centre to reformulate the...

Pittsburgh Mayor and Allegheny County Executive celebrate region’s first official Diwali

Photo courtesy of Ryan Deto Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto address crowd of residents...

Diwali Celebration in Malaysia

A Malaysian Hindu prays ahead of Diwali celebrationsr on November 9, 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Hindu community,...

Hindus celebrate the Festival of Lights

KUALA LUMPUR: The flickering coloured lights adorned the porch, the paper and cloth decorations in different shades hung from...

Historic Diwali celebration in Pakistan

Sikh community says it will attend if invited. PHOTO: MYRA IQBAL/EXPRESS PESHAWAR: For the first time in the history of...

Two hundred people celebrate Diwali at Beechen Cliff School

More than 200 people packed out a Bath school to celebrate Diwali, the Indian festival of light. The event...

Torn pages of Ramayana, Gita found; 4 kids held

LUDHIANA: Panic gripped Chander Nagar area of Civil Lines in the city on Monday as torn pages of Ramayana...

President Carmona hails Hindu community

PRESIDENT Anthony Carmona, in his Divali message yesterday, paid tribute to TT’s Hindu community for keeping alive its traditions,...

Diwali 2015: Julia Roberts, Russell Brand and other celebrities who will mark Hindu festival of lights

Julia Roberts is a Hollywood actress but did you know she is also Hindu? On 11 November, millions of...

Indian PM Diwali Greetings!

Happy Diwali! May this festival brighten your life with happiness, prosperity & success. After Diwali I commence my UK...

Diwali: The lamps in true light – Swami Tejomayananda

“Diwali is the day when we harvest the results of our hard work blessed with wealth by Mother Lakshmi....

RIVERSIDE: Hundreds to celebrate Diwali, festival of lights

        ABOUT DEEPAVALI It is India’s biggest and most important holiday of the year. The festival...

Hinduism=zero intolerance

India is not a land of persecution, but of debate, dialogue and enquiry. Everyone can follow a different path...

Earnest Appeal – Hindu Holocaust Museum

EARNEST APPEAL Hindu Holocaust Museum Esteemed patriots At this time of the year those of us, who live in...

Anita Badhwar: Celebrating the Hindu Festival of Lights

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A Brief History Of Yoga: From Ancient Hindu Scriptures To The Modern, Westernized Practice

Yoga comes in many shapes and sizes; it has thousands of interpretations and pathways that lead to spiritual awareness,...

How to do Lakshmi Puja on Diwali

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Diwali special: Visit Odisha, West Bengal to experience new way of celebrating festival of lights

Thinkstock Image, Image has been used for representation purpose If you are a globetrotter and wish to travel amazing...

Hindu Samiti to hold session on Hindu Rashtra

Mangaluru, Oct 29 (PTI) The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti Dakshina Kannada unit would hold a session on ‘Hindu Rashtra’ at...

Nine-day long Sri Venkateswara Vaibhavotsavams in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) Sri Venkateswara Vaibhavotsavams, a nine-day spiritual ceremony in which daily rituals would be performed...

Conejo Valley’s only Hindu temple serves diverse community

POLYTHEISTIC—Hindus observe Vijaya Dashami, one of the most important dates on the Hindu calendar, Oct. 22 at the Sri...

11 Books That Will Introduce You To The Beauty Of Hinduism

AMAZON/HUFFPOST Hinduism, one of the world’s oldest religions, can be hard to understand or even define.  There is no central...

Petition requesting the Indian Prime Minister, Chief Minister of States to Ban Beef

Cow has been given a place equivalent to a Mother , like a mother she is a Giver not only milk is vital...

TRINIDAD Y TOBAGO: Electrical deyas put potters under threat

TRINIDAD Y TOBAGO: Electrical deyas put potters under threat / News day / While secretary general of the Sanatan...

Bhakti spirit

Inspired by the Bhakti movement, a reform tradition within Hinduism, LA-based musician Dave Stringer and Brisbane trio Spirit of Bhakti...

Hindu civilization in India’s neighbor

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Sita Ram Goel: The Rishi of a Resurgent India – N.S. Rajaram

“I find the Congress to be more a cult than a political party whose followers now worship Sonia and...

10 lakh pilgrims undertook Char Dham Yatra this year: Rawat

Dehradun, Oct 11 (PTI) Around 10 lakh pilgrims undertook the Char Dham Yatra and two crore Kanwariyas visited the...

RSS’s Krishna Gopal at Hindu Fair

RSS sah-sarkaryavahak Krishna Gopal in his key address said people in society should neither live in scarcity nor on...

4-day Hindu spiritual fair begins in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Oct 8 (PTI) A four-day Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair focusing on various works undertaken by Hindu organisations...

Receiving a Guru’s Grace

The power behind the sacred Gayatri Mantra and the significance of initiation from a true teacher ______________________ BY DR....

The Hindus of Java

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New Delhi, Oct 17 (PTI) As part its plans to have a Lord Venkateswara temple in every state capital...

Devi Upanishad – Rishi Atharvan

Devi Upanishad Om! Devas! With ears let us hear what is good; Adorable ones! With eyes let us see...

Digital Durga Puja with ensemble of Apps

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Who is a Hindu & What is Hinduism

Who is a Hindu & What is Hinduism by S. ‘Vyas’ Hinduism is an incorrect name of Sanaatana Dharma...

“Forks Used to Mangle Hindu Women Breasts” : A Brutal Goa Inquisition Ordered By St Francis Xavier – Capt. Ajit Vadakayil

In 1498 Vasco Da Gama landed up at a beautiful beach ( Kappad ) ​. He was actually lost...

Top Greatest Hindu & Sikh Kings in Indian History

India is probably one of the richest countries in the world in terms of its history and heritage; in...

Peacock The Mystic bird of Hinduism & Mother India

Peacock feathers, or mor pankh, are regarded as an auspicious symbol in Hindu mythology because of their association with...

EXCLUSIVE – Navratre Festival begins with the curtain raise ceremony in Katra, Jammu

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Hindus in Pakistan are targets of attack on life, property and identity

They flee from this hell euphemistically called Pakistan-the land of Pure (Second and concluding part of the article ‘Where...

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Navratri 2015 Colours: Know the 9 different dress colours to wear on each day during this Navratri!

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Lord Hanuman is highlight of revamp of Singapore’s Asian Civilisations Museum

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India’s Holy Men Wash Away Their Sins

It is billed as the biggest gathering in the world. Every three years, millions of Hindus come together to bathe...

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VHP is compiling a ‘new Hindu scripture’ to provide religious sanction for Hindutva

The nationalist organisation has set up a team to pick portions from various Hindu texts to create an ‘overarching...

Hinduism No Faith in Figures 

A Bali family pray at Mandara Giri Semeru Agung in Lumajang, East Java.  Hinduism is the fourth largest official...

Swamis, Scientists, And Celebrities Attend Dharma Conference

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Jagannath temple repair work will start in December: Arun Kumar Sahoo

Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 (PTI) The much awaited repair work of the Jagamohan (hall facing sanctum sanctorum) of the 12th...

Mobile App on Badrinath Yatra Launched

Representational Image. LUCKNOW/DEHRADUN:  Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday launched a mobile application for the annual Badrinath pilgrimage. Known...

Vishwa Hindu Parishad to expand its free health service programme to Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After a number of northern states, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is set to expand its free health service...

Ambur Peaceful During Fest

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150 Brahmins threaten to convert to Islam in UP, India

In a strange incident in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, some Brahmins are threatening conversion to Islam as a missing teenager...

Uttar Pradesh Government Arranges Free Pilgrimage for the Elderly to Tirupati and Rameshwaram

LUCKNOW, INDIA, September 16, 2015 (Daily Pioneer): The state government has decided to take elderly residents of Uttar Pradesh...

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Its landscape of low-roofed traditional homes interspersed with very modern multi-storied villas and bright green fields is punctuated every...

Military surgery in Ancient India

D.P. Agrawal histcentre@gmail.com In his History of Medicine PV Sharma informs us that military surgery (Salyatantra) was a highly developed skill in ancient...

SHRADH | Pitr Paksh | Hinduism

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Rangoli designs that attract the Shri Durgadevi Principle

During ritualistic worship of Devi, drawings of rangolis are drawn so that the Devi Principle would get attracted. 1. Attraction of the Devi Principle towards the rangoli depending...

Prayers and types of the Shradh Ritual

Contents 1. The prayers offered during shradh ritual 2. Regulations associated with performing shradh when obstacles of purity-impurity are faced 1.1 The prayers...

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Fasting and feasting during Navratra (Getty Images)   When festivity is in the air, you can just feel it....

Making Hinduism Universally Acceptable –Part 2: Mukundan P.R

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Making Hinduism Universally Acceptable –Part 1: Mukundan P.R.

Caste system is the creation of the racially conscious Vedic Aryans who wanted to distance the native Indians like...

Anti-Hinduism as an Industry

Anti-Hinduism is an industry. It has a purpose and an end goal.It has financial means, institutional set-up and a...

Visiting an Indian temple helped me stick to Facebook’s mission : Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg says that a trip to India at the urging of Steve Jobs played a crucial role in...

Hindu Munnni opposes move to sell temple properties

Taking strong exception to the reported move of the government to sell temple properties, the Hindu Munnani here today...

Indonesia Hindu Ritual

Balinese men lash each other with burning coconut husks during the annual “Mesiat Geni” ritual at a Hindu temple...

Hindu outfits to hold protest on Oct 1 for banning ‘Santhana Sansthe’

Mangaluru , Sep 29: “Pro- Hindu outfits will hold protest against banning ‘Santhana Sansthe’ on Thursday October 1, near DC...

Hindu Service Society Visits Ossining Police

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eGangotri XIII: All Kashmir Shaiva Works; 2 Balinese Lontars; 20 Commentary Bhagavat Gita

Subsequent to my discovery of the 4 Post-Stein Catalogs of Raghunath Temple by Patkar and Kamal Kishor Mishra ji,...

TTD takes over Chandragiri temple

Following the acquisition of the ancient Sri Kodandarama temple in Vontimitta (Kadapa district), the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) management...

10 Surprising Scientific reasons linked to these Hindu traditions

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Ancient Embryology in Ancient Puran and Ved

Embryology is the science of development of an embryo from the fertilization of the ovum to the foetus stage.   The...

Ranchi tense after beef found in temple

Ranchi: Clashes between two communities and a shutdown were witnessed here on Saturday after a piece of beef was...

Puttur: Murder attempt on Bajrang Dal leader- Two arrested

Puttur, Sep 27: Puttur rural police have managed to arrest two persons, on Saturday September 26, in connection with the...

Temple Elephants of Kerala

Anyone in Kerala will have a story to tell of a cherished memory with an elephant. It is said...

Politicians should start sadhana

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Pandal-hopping: Sneak peek of Mumbai’s 10 must-visit Ganesh mandals

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Durga Puja celebrations – Handicraft, handloom exhibition in West Bengal

(With Pix) New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) Exquisite handloom and handicraft, creations of master weavers from rural areas of...

Scientific reason why Shri Ganesh Chaturthi should be celebrated

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Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Lessons from Mahabharata, Ramayana and Gita may soon be taught in schools and colleges as part of the National...

Locals protest as DDA tries to raze temple in Delhi

New Delhi : Barely a few days after Janmashtami, tension erupted in Delhi on Tuesday when Delhi Development Authority (DDA) officials...

Learn more about Kavanai (Nasik) – main location of Simhastha Parva

Gomukh at the place of Kapiltirtha Shrikshetra Kavanai is an ancient village situated at about 47 kms from Nasik....

‘Mahapuja’ of 250 year old 51 Thousand ‘Rudrakshas’ at Shrikshetra Trimbakeshwar

‘Simhastha Parva – Nasik !’ ‘Divya Rudraksha Darshan Sohala’ in presence of Saints-Mahants !   Sheet woven with ‘Divya...

Kashi tense over Ganesh idol immersion

Saffron brigade joined the sit-in protest of Ganesh Puja organizers against the district administration at Godowlia.   VARANASI: Tension...

1,050 Vinayaka idols installed in Dindigul district and 607 in Theni

Various Hindu organisations have installed 1,050 Vinayaka idols in Dindigul and 607 idols in Theni district. Sufficient force has...

A Thai Rajaguru in quest of Vedic roots

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Hindu Belief: Legacy versus Destiny

 In 1855, German Indologist Albrecht Weber wrote to the Prussian minister of culture on the benefits of continued investment...

Chaturthi – Importance and types

The day on which the Ganesh waves descended on earth for the first time is the day on which...

Rebuild Hindu temple via special architect, SC tells K-P govt

DCO Karak says Rs2m has been allocated for renovation. ISLAMABAD:  The top court on Tuesday recommended the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P)...

SVBC should become the chief medium for propagation of Hindu Sanatana Dharma: TTD Chief

While complimenting the programmes that are being telecasted by TTD-run Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel(SVBC), the Chairman of TTD Board...

As Hindus requested, beef not served at Australia’s Liverpool Council interfaith lunch

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed recently urged Liverpool (a Sydney suburb) City Council to keep beef off the menu of interfaith...

New tower at Pontiac Hindu temple draws devotees

To countless visitors, the granite structure rising above the Parashakthi Temple in Pontiac is more than the ornately sculpted...

Fijian Indian Community Organizes ‘Multicultural Diwali Festival’ Kick-off Event

Seen being honored at the “Multicultural Diwali Festival” are (center) Hayward Councilman Francesco Zermeno and event sponsor Ashwani Bhakhri,...

Rising Muslim population a worry, says Praveen Togadia

Praveen Togadia said that the rising Muslim population in India, as suggested in the census, is a cause for...

BJP leader H Raja voices concern over drop in Hindu population

Coimbatore, Aug 30 (PTI) Voicing concern over decline in Hindu population, BJP national Secretary H Raja today said there...

Hindu Wisdom

This site is dedicated to Lord Ganesha – Lord of Beginnings and Wisdom, Bharat Mata (Mother India) and to...

Hindus should protect their daughters: Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

Alappuzha (Ker) Aug 30 (PTI) Minister of state for food processing Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti today asked the Hindu community...

Janmastami celebrated with fervour in Puducherry

Puducherry, Sept 5 (PTI): Janmashtami was celebrated in Puducherry today with religious fervour and spiritual zeal. Special poojas were...

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Not laying emphasis on rituals as mandatory prerequisites, Krishnabhaktiadmits into its fold anyone who wants to love God Krishna, writes...

Getting to know the Hindu festival Krishna janmashtami

CELEBRATING THE HINDU GOD KRISHNA’S BIRTHDAY WITH PRAYING, SINGING, FASTING, LAVISH FOOD, TEMPLE DECORATING AND GAMES. The Hindu festival...

Hindus celebrate Janmashtami

  The country’s Hindu community is celebrating Janmashtami today to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. Different socio-cultural and...

Inner Truth: Janmashtami

Krishna was the saviour the weak and stood up against evil. Janmashtmi holds special significance for a spiritual practitioner...

World’s largest children’s museum displays Hindu Lord Ganesh

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (CMI), said to be world’s largest children’s museum, in partnership with National Geographic, is...

Maintenance of 7 Renowned Hindu Temples in AP to be Outsourced from Sept 1

Upkeep of 7 Grade-A Hindu Temples in Andhra Pradesh to be Outsourced from Tomorrow. SS Chary | ENS |...

To celebrate Pope’s visit, Free Library of Philadelphia exhibits Hindu scroll

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, to “celebrate the landmark papal visit to Philadelphia”, Free Library of Philadelphia is displaying...

Number of RSS shakhas up 61% in 5 years: Report

Mumbai, August 16 (TOI): A bunch of lively schoolboys form a circle around an authoritative 12-year-old in khaki shorts and...

Indians should be proud of ‘unity in diversity’, says Mohan Bhagwat in his Independence Day speech

Bhagwat said the Independence Day is celebrated by people belonging to every community and sect in the country. RSS...

Mostly men: To strike gender balance, RSS decides to induct more women in its ranks

The ratio of women in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) compared to that of men is highly skewed… it...

Norfolk’s first Hindu temple

Credit: ITV Anglia An old pub on the Acle Straight between Norwich and Great Yarmouth is about to become...

HAF, Cal State Long Beach, and Sri Siva Vishnu Temple present Teach India

Empowering Educators to Better Teach Indian History and Hinduism In Your Neighborhood! “I felt embarrassed…because the textbooks focused on...

SNDP Yogam’s Hindu Identity Fully in Line with Sri Narayana Guru’s Principles

SNDP Yogam’s present attempt to orchestrate the Hindu unity in truck with the Sangh Parivar organisations has nothing queer...

Relationship between Man, God and Universe

This Sunday’s broadcast on Sky 793 at 11am we explore: -Relationship between Man, God and Universe  -God not in heaven but in...

Celebrations to mark Sanskrit Week take off in Delhi

Addressing a packed house in Sanskrit, Chamu Krishna Shastry, co-founder of Samskrita Bharati movement, said that Sanskrit was not...

HJS Launches Petition Supporting Nepal to be Hindu Rastra

  Establishing Hindu Rashtra   Unite to usher in a golden Hindu Rashtra in Nepal ! Nepal has, since...

Vishwa Hindu Parishad to host Sant Sammelan during ongoing Kumbh Mela in Nashik

Nashik, Aug 27 (PTI) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) plans to host a Sant Sammelan during the ongoing Kumbh...

Interview of Narain Kataria and Arish Sahani by ITV on the occasion of Hindu Unity Day in New York

RESPECTED COLLEAGUES: Please click on the above video on YouTube and watch the interview of Narain Kataria and Arish...

‘BJP committed to granting citizenship to Hindus’

GUWAHATI: BJP MP from Assam Ramen Deka said granting citizenship to Hindus, who have taken shelter in Assam and...

‘Simhastha Parva’ begins at Nasik with ‘Dharmadhvajarohan’ by ‘Akhadas’

Whole Nasik city has now gained looks of  ‘Kumbhnagari’ ! Mahants and Purohit present for ‘Dharmadhvaj-pujan’ at ‘Akhil Bharatiya Shri. Panch...

Evangelist Drama and Hindu Harassment in Vizhinjam, Kerala ?

The vile Evangelists have yet again started their sly tactics in Vizhinjam, by dictating terms and resorting to veiled...

Appeal against the denigration of Deity Shrikrishna through Hindi comedy ‘Kishan Vs Kanhaiya’

Recently Sai entertainment has organized a Hindi comedy titled ‘Kishan Vs Kanhaiya’ directed by Umesh Shukla, which is going to be...

Interview with Vasudha Gangadharan of Temple of Fine Arts’ (Singapore) ‘Dharma Ashoka’ – A Transformative Journey

Temple of Fine Arts (Singapore) will be presenting a dance drama, Dharma Ashoka – A Transformative Journey, as part of Singapore’s...

TTD advocates spiritual programme

Tirumala-Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Executive Officer D Sambasiva Rao today advocated that the chief motto of Managudi programme is to...

Hindu women in Pakistan exploited due to absence of Marriage Act

For example, if you are a Hindu in the country, you cannot prove that you are married. Even after...

Mumbai Mayor assures to prevent desecration of Ganesh idols during immersion

from left- Sou. Snehal Ambekar, Shri. Shivaji Vatkar, Dr. Uday Dhuri, Shri. Satish Sonar Mumbai : Mumbai Mayor Sou. Snehal...

Nepal : Swami Prapannacharya passed away on 21 August

Well-wishers pay their last respects. (Photo: Dinesh Gole/Republica) Kathmandu : Swami Prapannacharya, a sage of Hindu religious scriptures, especially the Vedas, died on...

Hindus need to increase their efforts for protection of Dharma – Shri Shri 1008 Shri. Mahamandaleshwar Chandradevdasji Maharaj

‘Simhastha Parva – Nasik’ !   from left Shri. Sunil Ghanwat (explaining about flex boards in the exhibition), Shri...

Do not promote adharmik acts during Ganesh Chaturthi !

Representation to Kolhapur Municipal Corporation ! Ideal Ganesh Festival Drive ! Do not promote wrong concepts like immersion of...

Build a temple and they will come

Since 2007, more than 10,000 people have gathered at Mandir of Madison in the Town of Burke to worship,...

Hindu community urges Jamaica Police to establish “Best Hindu Principles” award

American Hindu religious leader, Rajan Zed is urging Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to establish “Best Hindu Principles” award for...

Hindus back vegetarian school meals in France

Hindus are supporting the campaign for vegetarian school meals in France.Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada...

How we can transform society with Hindu dharma

Articles about the dharmaśāstras invariably focus on Manu and come in a highly polemic form. You are likely to see listings...

Yoga originated with Hindus

The Biggest Yoga Class event at Rushcutters bay featuring several hundred yoga enthusiasts enjoying the morning  YOGA has become...

IS destroys temple at Palmyra ruins in Syria

AP The temple dates to the first century and is dedicated to the Phoenician god of storms and fertilising...

Organization of ‘Prayag Kumbh-Mela’ better than World Football Cup Championship held in Brazil – Howard University

What do the progressive and secularists have to say on this ? New Delhi : ‘Maha Kumbh-Mela’ was held at...

Islamic State militants destroy temple at Syria’s Palmyra: Activists

Beirut – Activists say Islamic State militants have destroyed a temple at Syria’s ancient ruins of Palmyra. News that the...

10th century temple structures in Kota on verge of extinction

Kota – The 10th century Chandressal mutt (ancient temple structures) in the city is on the verge of extinction. Prompt action for...

Laxmanananda murder: VHP seeks independent probe

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today demanded a thorough and indepnedent investigation into the murder of VHP leader Swami...

Sanatana Dharma-A Way of Living

Sanatana Dharma, a spiritual path that has been in existence since the time immemorial, is the true and original...

China has become second home for yoga: Indian envoy

Chinese perform yoga under the instructions of Indian yoga teachers at a hotel banquet hall to mark the International...

Sealing of cemetery frustrates Hindus in Lahore

LAHORE (Ihsan Qadir) – Local Hindus are forced to not lay their dead ones to rest close to their...

Narad vs Sanjay: Who is the better journalist?

Narad vs Sanjay: Who is the better journalist? The latter tells the story, but is never the story. He...

Temples not state property: Andhra Pradesh

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Hyderabad: The AP endowments department on Tuesday said that Hindu temples and their properties are not government...

Vinayak Chathurthi – festival to remove obstacles

  Ganesha Chaturthi  is celebrated in honour of the god Ganesha, the elephant-headed, remover of obstacles and the god...

Diverse religious leaders back Hindu Hanuman statue in Arkansas Capitol grounds

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, religious leaders of diverse traditions have supported the request of Hindus to erect a...

Hindus seek “Best Hindu Principles” Jamaica police award

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed is urging Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to establish “Best Hindu Principles” award for the...

Hindu Temple News from Deccan

Special Puja, festival, ritual news from Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Sabarimala Temple and Nandagad Anjaneya Temple Padmanabhaswamy Temple’s Alpasi Festival...

Ganesha idols adorn Indian town before Hindu festival

Namrata Raut (right), 28, gives the finishing touches to a plaster idol of the elephant-headed Hindu God of prosperity,...

“Pride of Dharma” Award to be conferred at Global Dharma Conference in Edison (New Jersey, USA) on 9/11

American Hindu leader Rajan Zed to be honored at “Global Dharma Conference” alongwith Dr. Mahesh Mehta and Rajiv Malhotra...

Arkansas Secretary of State Office denies Hindu Hanuman statue request on Capitol grounds

Arkansas Secretary of State Office has denied the Hindu request of erecting Lord Hanuman statue in Arkansas State Capitol...

Hindu Temples of Angkor top world’s “Ultimate Travelist”

“Temples of Angkor” in Cambodia have topped the Ultimate Travelist compiled by Lonely Planet (LP), which it described as...

HMEC 2015 Update: 10th Annual Hindu Mandir Executives’ Conference October 2-4, 2015, Radisson Hotel Trinidad, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

     Update on 10th Annual Hindu Mandir Executives’ Conference Strengthening the Hindu Family October 2-4, 2015, Radisson Hotel Trinidad, Wrightson...

Defamation – Steven Simon spreading rumors that Hindus use women for terrorism

All Hindus must call Steven Simon for spreading rumors that Hindus use women for terrorism. PBS TELEPHONE NUMBERS IN...

The Man Who Used A Cow To Cure His Terminal Cancer

This is the fascinating story of Amit Vaidya. And a cow. By Piya K. Khanna     Four years ago,...

Andrea R. Jain: Five myths about yoga

oga has become one of the most fashionable practices in the world, with the number of people taking part...


Dry Weather Reveals Amazing River With Thousands of Shiva Lingas

Recently, due to dry weather, the water level of the Shalmala river in Karnataka receded, revealing the presence of thousands of...

Hindu statesman Zed to be honored at “Global Dharma Conference” in New Jersey

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will receive “Pride of Dharma” Award at Global Dharma Conference in Edison (New Jersey,...

Only one out of 3 doors of ‘Aundh Nagnath’ temple will be opened for devotees !

Sri-kshetra Aundha Nagnath, Hingoli : Out of 12 ‘Jyotirlingas’, ‘Shri-kshetra Aundh Nagnath’ is the 8th ‘Jyotirling’, but police have issued...

India Hindu Ritual

A Hindu devotee from the Malayali community performs Karkidaka Vavu Bali, also called Bali, a sacrificial ritual in memory...