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VHPA Statement on Al Jazeera Article on Hindu Organizations and COVID-19 Funds

The following statement was issued by the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) A recent news item on Al...

Utah’s Farmington City Council to start the day with Hindu mantras 1st time in 174 years

Reportedly for the first time since the city began in 1847, Farmington City Council (Utah) will start its meeting...

Verses from ancient Hindu scriptures to open Utah’s South Weber City Council 1st time

Reportedly for the first time since it was incorporated as a town in 1938, South Weber City Council (Utah)...

Hindu Prayer Spoken Before City Council Meeting in Claremore Concerns Residents

CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, March 15, 2021 : A Hindu prayer spoken before tonight’s city council meeting in Claremore has residents...

Upset Hindus urge Warner Bros not to trivialize Lord Shiva in upcoming anime TV series

Upset Hindus are urging Warner Bros not to trivialize highly revered Hindu deity Lord Shiva in its upcoming anime...

Hindu Temple Destroyed by Mob in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province

KARAK, PAKISTAN, December 30, 2020 : A mob of over a hundred people led by local Muslim clerics destroyed...

Series of Attacks on Temples in Andhra Triggers Outrage

ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA, January 2, 2021 : A series of incidents of vandalism of Hindu temples in Andhra Pradesh...

Both Clark County & Washougal City councils to start day with Hindu mantras

Hindu prayer will open meetings of both Washougal City Council and Clark County Council in Washington on January 11...

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...

Hindus upset with rapper Cardi B mimicking goddess Durga to sell shoes

Hindus are upset with rapper Cardi B (Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar) for emulating Hindu goddess Durga with a sneaker in...

Watch: First images of final design, hand-carved stone pillars of Abu Dhabi Hindu temple released

Scenes from Ramayana, Mahabharata, Indian Puranas and Gulf motifs to adorn stone façade Stone pillars for the Abu Dhabi...

Rajan Zed urges Hindus worldwide take vow of “selfless service” on Diwali

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending Diwali greetings to 1.2 billion Hindus of the world, has urged them each...

Etsy removes Sexy Ganesh Panties within few hours of Hindu protest

Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. removed Sexy Ganesh Thong Panties carrying image of Hindu deity Lord...



World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center in the city of Sugar Grove, IL

On October 24, 2020, the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center in the city...

This Year’s Stunning Durga Puja Pandals in Kolkata Amid Pandemic

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic acting as a dampener for Durga Puja festivities, idol makers and Puja organisers across Bengal...

Exploring Isipingo’s Mariamman Temple, One of South Africa’s First Temples

SOUTH AFRICA, October 26, 2020 : The Isipingo Marieamman Temple was established in 1870 by Narainsamy Moodley, an Indian...

Hindus ask for public holiday on Diwali in Réunion

Hindus are seeking public holiday in Réunion island (French overseas territory in Indian Ocean in Africa) on Diwali, the...

Hindus urge Malta Government to subsidize cremation abroad till crematorium is ready

Hindus are urging Malta Government to subsidize cremations abroad till proper crematorium was built and available for usage in...

Senator Harris, Insulting Goddess Durga for Votes is NOT Acceptable: American Hindus Against Defamation

Hindu Policy Research and   Advocacy Collective  Ajay Shah  Convener, AHAD,   American Hindus Against  Defamation (AHAD) &  HinduPACT ...

Trinidad Hindus observe Nau Raatri With Reverence

PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, October 20, 2020 (HPI by Paras Ramoutar): Amid the dreaded Covid-19 Pandemic, Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago,...

Kamala Harris as Maa Durga opens up questions about her true identity

On October 17, Meena Harris, the US Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris’s niece posted an offensive tweet and imagery...

Nepal Temples Not to Open for Devotees

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, October 18, 2020 : Temples and shrines will not be opened for devotees during the Bada Dashain...

Gujarat: Pavagadh Temple to Be Closed for Public for 17 Days During Navratri

GUJARAT, INDIA, October 14, 2020 : In a first, the Kalika Mata hill temple in Pavagadh in Halol of...

Hindus call Australia’s English test for partner visas an unwarranted invasion into love lives

Hindus are critical of proposed requirement of English proficiency for partners of Australian residents for gaining permanent visa, saying...

Upset Hindus urge Japanese manga comics not to trivialize Lord Shiva

Upset Hindus are urging Tokyo based monthly Comic Zenon of Coamix Inc. not to trivialize Lord Shiva and other...

Scrap Places of Worship Act, rebuild temples demolished by Mughals: Wasim Rizvi writes to PM Modi

Rizvi named Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya, Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura, and Kashi Vishvanath temple in Varanasi among others as some...

Hindu Samhati Counter HALAL Meat Business in West Bengal

Hindu Samhati has started a “JHATKA” Meat shop named “Guskara Meat Shop” at Guskara town of Purba Bardhaman District,...

Hindus seek retirement of culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère” from world stage

Hindus are pleading for permanent retirement of 1877 ballet “La Bayadère” from the world stage, which they feel seriously...

Dismayed Hindus awaiting over a year to display Gita at Manchester Veterans Hospital

Despite claims of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) of “inclusivity” and “religious liberty”, disheartened Hindus are still awaiting...

Orientation to Hindu Studies Webinar – October 3rd at 9 am PST / Noon EST / 9:30 pm IST

What is the difference between going to Mandirs, listening to Gurus and Pravachans and entering a formal Academic Program...

Hindus disappointed at Durham University response to unfair treatment

Hindus are disheartened by the response of England’s prestigious Durham University (DU) to their concerns of unfair treatment. Distinguished...

Upset Hindus urge IKEA to apologize & withdraw campaign video trivializing yoga

Upset Hindus are urging multinational home furnishings retailer IKEA to immediately withdraw its recently launched Australia campaign video “IKEA...

Neasden Temple Is Built From Over 5,000 Tons of Hand-Carved Stone

UNITED KINGDOM, September 22, 2020 (Dezeen): The next Open House London documentary offers a glimpse of Neasden Temple, a...

Reawakening of the Hindu Faith

A very interesting and informative article about the reawakening of the Hindu Faith with the reestablishment of the Ram...

Sheridan City Council in Colorado to open with Hindu mantras on September 28

Hindu prayer will open the meeting of Sheridan City Council (Colorado) on September 28, containing verses from world’s oldest...

Hindu prayer to open Fort Worth City Council in Texas on December 1

Hindu prayer will open the meeting of Fort Worth City Council (Texas) on December one, containing verses from world’s...

German intellectuals praised Indian ancient knowledge

My first encounter with an incredible book on India titled – ‘GREAT MINDS ON INDIA’ by Salil Gewali was...

Government Committed to Holding Grand Haridwar Kumbh Mela starting January, 2021

INDIA, August 30, 2020 : Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said that the State Government is committed to...

India’s Constitutional Subjugation of Hinduism: A Hindu Cry for Equal Rights

by M. Nageswara Rao – Aug 7, 2020 Hindu devotees gather before the second ‘Shahi Snan’ (grand bath) of...

International Panelists Reflect on 50 years of the Hindus American Contribution to the Society

International Panelists Reflect on 50 years of the Hindus American Contribution to the Society  REFLECTIONS@50: WALKING IN DHARMA to...

Societal Structure in Kautilyan Era: Rajiv Malhotra

Societal Structure in Kautilyan EraParth Parihar and Rajiv Malhotra discuss the classical Indian society during the Mauryan era as...

Lord Ganesha: One Deity Across Many Borders

JAPAN, September 7, 2020 : Faith knows no boundaries. The presence of a Deity in two countries proves the...

Political violence against Indians in Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad

The Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC) hosted a ZOOM public meeting last Sunday night (6/9/20) on the topic “Political violence...

As Priests Contract Covid-19, Uncertainty Looms Over Opening of Jagannath Temple

BHUBANESWAR, INDIA, September 11, 2020 : With 167 of the 2,000 priests of the 12th century Jagannath temple in...

Restoration of Centuries-Old Raghunath Temple in Srinagar Begins Almost 3 Decades After Terrorists Vandalized and Burnt It Down

JAMMU/KASHMIR, September 12, 2020 : A year after the effective abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A and the administrative...

Divali Nagar postponed for 2020 because of Covid-19, says NCIC chairman

By PARAS RAMOUTAR: PORT-OF-SPAIN The annual Divali Nagar is another casualty of Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago, according to...

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Carroll School District of Texas, starting 2021

Hindus want schools in Carroll Independent School District (CISD) headquartered in Southlake (Texas) to stay closed on Diwali; the...

Hindus of Kerala

India has a lot to learn from Hindus of Kerala. We all know what happened to Kashmiri Pandits. It...

California’s Devi Mandir Napa Ashram Burned Down

YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA, August 25, 2020 (Temple of the Divine Mother, Inc., by Swami Satyananda Saraswati): This year 2020...

Upset Hindus urge Schweppes to stop promoting Lord Ganesha Cocktail & apologize

Upset Hindus have urged Amsterdam headquartered beverage firm Schweppes International Limited (SIL) to remove the Ganesha Cocktail promoted on...

True Prosperity Consciousness in Hinduism

Being an author of several best-selling books on Stress Management, Storytelling, ZeNLP and Prosperity Consciousness, I am often invited...

Speak, Memory, about Kashmir’s Twin

How do people forget their past? By deliberate suppression going beyond destruction of religious or artistic images; genocide of...

Diverse religious leaders find it “morally wrong” to continue with “Squaw Valley Ski Resort” name

Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Baha’i-Native American-Pagan religious leaders have stated that continuing with popular “Squaw Valley Ski Resort” (SVSR) name would be “morally...

Mass Prayer in Bali as Island Prepares to Reopen to Tourists

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

Little Impact on Other Religion Cases: Experts After Kerala Temple Verdict

INDIA, July 14, 2020 (Hindustan Times): The impact of the Supreme Court judgment in the Padmanabhaswamy temple case on...

The lost temples of Karachi

Mandirs have been encroached, razed and replaced by residential, commercial buildings KARACHI: “You are free to go to your...

Karnataka plans blanket ban on cow slaughter, to bring in more stringent version of 2010 bill

Under the 2010 bill, slaughter of cows, calf of a cow and bull, bullock, buffalo male or female and...

Ten 21st Century Challenges for Hindus

INDIA, April 30, 2016 : Every 6th person on this planet is a Hindu and Hindus still constitute the...

Hindu Samhati President , former RSS Pracharak Tapan Ghosh Passes Away Due to Covid 19

Kolkata, West Bengal Hindu Samhati President , former RSS Pracharak Tapan Ghosh Passes Away Due to Covid 19 in...

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...

Inner life can change outward events: Murli Menon

Inner life can change outward events: Murli Menon It all started one lazy Sunday afternoon in a small village...

Exposing the China Communist Party leadership

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

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...

These nine incidents since 2017 of rapes, abductions and forced conversions of Hindus characterises Haryana’s Mewat as “Mini-Pakistan”

The former judge while in conversation with OpIndia said that out of the 500 villages in Mewat, only 103...

Indian lives do not matter – violent incitement against Indians By Dr Kumar Mahabir

On her Facebook page, well-known ruling People’s National Movement’s (PNM’s) political activist, Juliet Davy, of Trinidad and Tobago, created...

Cairo’s 109-Year-Old Hindu-Style Palace Opens for Visitors

CAIRO, EGYPT, July 1, 2020 : Mysteries and superstitious tales surrounding an Indian-style mansion in an upscale Cairo district...

Diverse religious leaders call it “morally wrong” to continue with “Washington Redskins” name

Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Native American religious leaders are appealing to Washington Redskins football team owner Dan Snyder and National Football League (NFL)...

Guru Purnima 2020: Date, time and significance of Vyasa Purnima

Guru Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day, known as Purnima as per the Hindu calendar of Ashadha...

Guyana Dharmic Sabha calls on President Granger to respect will of the people: Paras Ramoutar

By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: The Guyana Dharmic Sabha has added its voice for democracy so that the will of...

Hindu temple that was submerged in a ‘catastrophic’ flood in eastern India rediscovered

Ancient temple was obscured by the Mahanadi river in Odisha, eastern India, following catastrophic floods Its spire surfaced every...

6th International Day of Yoga celebrated in Houston and many US cities

Manu Shah Living rooms turned into yoga studios as family members stretched out their mats to flex and breathe...

International Yoga Day Live: Yoga Is India’s Great Gift to World, Says PM

INDIA, June 21, 2020 : People across the world celebrated International Yoga Day on June 21 from the confines...

Black Power agenda to remove Columbus statue

Black Power agenda to remove Columbus statue By Dr Kumar Mahabir The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago has...

It is essential to facilitate the process of entry of victimised Hindus from Pakistan and Bangladesh to India

The Central Government has given a big relief to the victimised minority Hindus of Islamic countries such as Pakistan...

UK Temples Expand Engagement During Lockdown

UNITED KINGDOM, June 27, 2020 : Volunteers at a Hindu temple in Leicester are seeing “more engagement than ever”...

Hindus welcome proposal of Diwali holiday in Virginia’s Fairfax County Schools

Hindus have welcomed inclusion of Diwali holiday (November four, 2021) in the Draft Calendars 2021-2022 of Fairfax County Public...

Near Boston, Take-Out Restaurant Turned Hindu Temple Serves Holy Offerings To Go

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, June 4, 2020 : When Keshav Kishor Sharan’s Hindu community bought a retired Friendly’s restaurant for the...

Reopening of Malaysian Temples Will Be Gradual

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

Hindu Temple Submerged 200 Years Ago Uncovered

INDIA, June 24, 2020 : An ancient Hindu temple that was submerged in a catastrophic flood 200 years ago...

Religious leaders urge “Live Nation” night-clubs remove Hindu-Buddhist-Jain statues & apologize

Pictures attached: 1.Lord Parshvanatha in Foundation Room Chicago with masquerade ball mask in his lap. 2. Lord Ganesha at Foundation...

Inferiority complex that prevents Indians from glorifying our own tradition

We celebrate Western originated festivals and traditions.Mother’s Day is one such celebration. However, we forget that as per our...

“Salman Khan & Family Use Their Ill-gotten Money, Political Clout And Underworld To Intimidate Anyone And Everyone” ‘Dabangg’ Director Abhinav Kashyap

Abhinav Singh Kashyap who directed Salman Khan’s 2010 superhit film Dabangg, took to his Facebook account after Sushant Singh...

India issues demarche to High Commission of Pakistan over demolition of houses of Hindus in Punjab province

India issued a “strong” demarche to the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi over the “systematic and targeted” demolition...

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...

Hindus seek apology from Australia over mistreatment of “coolies” in 1800s

Hindus are urging formal apology from Australia for reportedly severe maltreatment of Indian and Chinese “coolies” during their indentured...

COVID-19: Temple Installs Remote Sensor Bell to Avoid Touch

MANDSAUR, INDIA, June 14, 2020: As religious places are being reopened for devotees after easing of restrictions, a famous...

Trinidad and Tobago Indian High Commission commemorated 175 Indian Arrival Day

By PARAS RAMOUTAR PORT-OF-SPAIN: There were no floats, regalia , religious or cultural progarmmes to mark the 175th Indian...

Penang Hindu Association (PHA) Urging Reduction and or Financial Assistance for the Affordability of Funeral Expenses

Certain States like Malacca have reduced funeral expenses includingcrematorium cost, in view of  the hardship faced by citizens, inparticular...

World Hindu Council of America Launches Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective USA (HinduPACT USA)

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), the oldest, and one of the most prominent Hindu organization in America has...

VHPA condemn the brutal killing of George Floyd,calls for racial justice, equality, and civil rights

Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective USA (HinduPACT USA), an initiative of World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), has...

Assassination of a Kashmiri Pandit Minority Leader by Islamic Terrorists Demands a Stern Action by the J&K Govt.

Indo-American Kashmir Forum (IAKF) strongly condemns the ruthless killing of young Kashmiri Hindu peace advocate, Ajay Pandita (Bharti), by...

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...

Upset Hindus urge London luxury retailer MatchesFashion to withdraw Hindu gods swim-shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging The Shard (London) headquartered “global luxury-shopping destination” MatchesFashion for immediate withdrawal of Jimi Hendrix Swim...

Tirupati Temple Board Resolves Not to Sell Any Properties Including Those Donated by Devotees

TIRUMALA, INDIA, May 28, 2020 : Putting an end to the controversy over the proposed auction of its unviable...

Hindus disappointed at Church of Greece declaring yoga “incompatible”

Hindus are disheartened over Church of Greece reportedly denouncing yoga, and branding it as incompatible. According to reports, The...

Global Hindu – Online Panchayat – Sunday, 7 June 2020 “The Kalash of Hindu Kush”

Global Hindu – Online PanchayatDay: Sunday, 7 June 2020Time: 8 AM U.S. Pacific, 11 AM...

Remote Hindu mantras to open 7 Utah City Councils & a County Commission

Remotely read Hindu prayers will open the meetings of seven city councils and one county commission in Utah during...

Hindustan -‘Vande Mataram’ A Poetic Evening (Zoom Video-Sunday, 31st May) Register Now!

Hindustan -‘Vande Mataram’ A Poetic Evening (Online -Sunday, 31st May, India 8.30pm) – Register Now Registration: https://rebrand.ly/vande To participate...

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

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

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project Uncovers Fabulous Old Temples

VARANASI, INDIA, May 1, 2020 (Kevin Standage Photography): Being an archaeologist, I probably spend an unhealthy amount of time...

Announcing the North American Hindu Chaplaincy Conference

UNITED STATES, May 4, 2020 (Convergence on Campus): On Saturday May 23 & Sunday May 24th 2020 we celebrate...

Trinidad and Tobago: Muslims and Hindus would be disadvantaged in COVID-19 grants

In an ethnically-plural society like ours, “church” cannot be used as a generic term. It connotes exclusion and discrimination....

VHP Representation to the Rashtrapati on Ghastly Murder of two Hindu Sanyasis and their Driver in Palghar

To, His Excellancy Shri Ramnath Kovind, President of India, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. May it please Your Excellancy, Subject...

Hindu Americans help SinghaBahini to help poorest of poor in West Bengal during lockdown, 72000 helped, 1250000 meals provided

The COVID-19 lockdown has had a devastating effect on the marginalized Hindu population of West Bengal, especially those who...

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...

Vishwa Hindu Parishad demands a SIT or CBI enquiry into brutal barbaric murder of Sadhus in Palghar: Shriraj Nair

Vishwa Hindu Parishad strongly condemns the brutal barbaric murder of Sadhus in Palghar and demands a SIT or CBI...

Hindus denied food supplies in Pakistan’s Karachi

Bigoted NGO in Karachi denies food to impoverished Pakistani Hindus and Christians, amidst Coronavirus outbreak An activist from Pakistan-Occupied...

World Hindu Council of America’s initiative: Food for the Front liners

Volunteers from Vishwa Hindu Parishad (World Hindu Council) of America contributed to the fight against the Corona virus in...

Palghar massacre is a premeditated anti-Hindu conspiracy: Milind Parande

New Delhi, April 23, 2020 – The Secretary General of Vishva Hindu Parishad, Shri Milind Parande, termed the Palghar...

What reports of forced Hindu conversion in Pakistan say on the 70th anniversary of its creation

For the first 16 years of her life, Ravita Meghwar was a Hindu girl living in a village in...

Christian Missionaries and leftist activities mothering Palghar like incidents: VHP

New Delhi, April 25, 2020 – After Palghar, expressing his rage now over a murderous attack on a saint...

Distribution of Free Food Materials, Community kitchen for the poor and needy by VHP Mumbai

We are all aware that during this grave pandemic and the subsequent lockdown announced by our Hon Prime Minister...

VHP of America Appeal for COVID-19 Relief Fund

COVID-19 Special Bulletin : April 8, 2020 Timely help needed for victimsNamaste and Dhanyavad for your contribution VHPA Seva in America Efforts...

Hindu University of America Webinar on ‘Yoga and the Healing Power of Contemplative Dialog’

Hindu University of Americabrings you a webinar on‘The Healing Power of Contemplative Dialog ‘From the world of Yogaat a...

Ekal’s Ambitious Initiative Against ‘Corona’ in Rural Areas: Prakash Waghmare

Prakash Waghmare, “EVF”, Nat’L Committee (Chairperson) on PR / Exposure When everywhere ‘Coronavirus’ outbreak is being associated only with...

Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America’s COVID-19 Hindu Mandir Priests Funds

COVID-19 Hindu Priest Support During the COVID-19 lockdown and crisis, all the  Hindu temples (Mandirs) across N. America have...

SinghaBahini volunteers reach out to the poor in West Bengal amid Covid-19 lockdown

KOLKATA: “HUNGER HERO” of West Bengal, SinghaBahini has come forward to help the poor and elderly citizens staying alone...

Zimbabwe Hindus to observe Lord Hanuman’s birth by chanting chalisa 7 times at homes simultaneously

Zimbabwe Hindus plan to observe birth of Hindu deity Lord Hanuman in their respective homes by lighting divo (oil...

RSS cancels all programs till June: Dr.Manmohan Vaidya

In a live video from Delhi IVSK, RSS Sah Sarkaryavah Dr. Manmohan Vaidya stated that keeping in mind the...

The History of Yoga (2020) by Vinyasa Yoga School

Welcome to your crash course on the history of yoga! What you’ll learn: You’ll be getting a short high-level...

Commonwealth, CARICOM must suspend Guyana from its folds: Paras Ramoutar

Guyana should be suspended from the Commonwealth and CARICOM with immediate effect, now that David Granger, the incumbent President...

Controversial CARICOM member supervising Guyana election results

A Caribbean Community (CARICOM) High Level Team is now in Guyana supervising the recounting of ballots from the March...

Historic Hindu temples shut down in Harare due to COVID-19 pandemic

Both the Hindu temples in Harare (Zimbabwe)—Ridgeview Shree Omkar Mandir and Cameron Street Shree Omkar Mandir—have been shut down...

Hindus urge Papa John’s to apologize & withdraw commercial trivializing Hinduism

Upset Hindus are urging Papa John’s, pizza delivery company headquartered in Louisville (Kentucky), to immediately withdraw its Papadias TV...

All Hindu observances in mandirs are cancelled in Trinidad

By PARAS RAMOUTAR–Port-of-Spain Because of the  unpredictably of the Covid 19 spread, Hindu major organizations have cancelled all religious...



#CornonaVirus IndiaLockdown Appeal: Donate 3 weeks ration for Jodhpur based 300 Pakistani Hindu refugee families

29th Mar 2020 | Houston, US Pakistan Hindu Refugee Relief Program appeals to concerned Hindus to donate for 3 weeks...

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

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

World Hindu News employees to work from home in US, UK, India sites amid Corona Virus Pandemic

Houston, Texas | 20.03.2020 World Hindu News advisory board in its emergency meeting has decided to close it physical...

Multi-faith service “seeking God’s mercy” off—will be held as “Thanks to God” service after coronavirus

The multi-faith prayer service where Nevada’s faith leaders from various traditions planned to join together on March 15 to...

Why Don’t Hindus Stand Up Against Anti-Hindu Anti-India Agenda?

March 11, 2020 Although India and Hindus were attacked for centuries, India maintained a peaceful environment and communal harmony,...

Kauai’s Hindu Monastery Closed to Visitors due to Corona Virus

With increasing concerns flooding in from devotees around the world for the health and safety of our monks and...

Pray from Home – Prayer for Global Health: Hindu Mandir Executives Conference

The spread of COVID-19 virus with its global dimension has affected thelives globally in one way or another. In...

Nevada’s diverse religious leaders coming together to pray for God’s mercy regarding coronavirus

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Nevada’s faith leaders from various traditions will join together to pray for God’s mercy...

Hindu Human Rights Report-2019

We wish to announce the launch our Second Hindu Human Rights Report documenting both systematic and episodic violations of...

The Spatial Politics of Lahore’s Hindu Temples

LAHORE, PAKISTAN, February 10, 2020 (Dawn): Despite being granted nominal religious freedom by Pakistan’s Constitution, Hindus like Raj Kumari,...

Education Ministry states all schools run by Hindu faith-based organisations will be closed for Holi and Ram Naumi

Hindus celebrating Holi in Fiji The Ministry of Education is urging schools to follow the statement sent by the...

Upset Hindus urge Oregon brewery to rename Shavasana beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Newport (Oregon) based Rogue Ales & Spirits brewery to apologize and rename its “Shavasana” (Imperial,...

VHP strongly condemns murder of Ratan Lal, attack on Hindu temples and properties by Islamic Jihadists

Vishva Hindu Parishad to cooperate to neutralize the propaganda against CAA and help persecuted minorities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and...

Muslim Persecution of Hindus In India — The Story You Won’t See In the Western Mainstream Media

 By Phyllis Chesler, Ph.D., | Fox News They are crossing the border illegally and violently displacing the indigenous population whose homes...

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation Meeting in SUPPORT OF CAA held in Plano, Texas was a Great Success

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation organized a meeting in SUPPORT OF CAA on February 23 in Plano Texas. As we...

Jihad Watch: Wikipedia refuses to include violence by Muslims in its article on the Delhi riots

Maybe one day it will all be revealed. Maybe one day we will find out why the entire media...

“HOLI FOR UNITY” – Across The USA, Over 50 Hindu Students and Community Groups Launch A Nationwide Campaign To Spread The True Meaning Of Holi

A national campaign, titled “Holi for Unity”, was launched by over 50 Hindu student and community organizations to bring...

Jihadists & Secularists must stop issuing threats & seditious speeches: Dr. Jain, VHP

New Delhi February 22, 2020: Waris Pathan, the spokesman of hard line Muslim leader Owaisi, while delivering a speech...

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...

Cambodia to Build Rajendra Chola Statue and Introduce Thirukkural in School Syllabus

TAMIL NADU: The Angkor Thamil Sangam and Pannattu Thamilar Naduvam along with The Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine...

President Jokowi Creates Indonesia’s First Hindu State University

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

BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi: Hindu temple not to use steel, iron

Abu Dhabi: The first Hindu temple coming up in Abu Dhabi will not use steel or ferrous materials, it...

Parliamentary panel finds Sindh as hub of forced conversions

ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary committee to protect minorities from forced conversions has observed that cases of forced conversions are mostly...

The Day Hindu Resistance Showed Signs of Life: Rajiv Verma

ON JANUARY 30, 2020 BY RAJIV VARMA January 30th, 1948 is the day when M.K. Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse. This...

Ex-Andhra bureaucrat worried over evangelism at bathing ghats

Amaravati, Feb 5 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief secretary and BJP leader I.Y.R. Krishna Rao has voiced concern over...

Kashi Vishwanath temple: Trial Court rejects Muslim demands, to hear arguments in favour of ASI survey in Gyanvapi Masjid

After the decision in favour of Ram temple in the Supreme Court in November 2019, now there is hope...

Kerala: Hindu residents of a colony denied drinking water for supporting CAA in Malappuram

It is pertinent to note that Malappuram in Kerala has one of the highest concentration of Muslim population and...

Thirteen Major Upanishads Translated Into Spanish Directly from Sanskrit for the First Time

SPAIN, November 28, 2019 (La Voz De Galicia, translated from Spanish): “Upanisad, Correspondencias Ocultas” has been published by Editorial...

1,000-year-old Big Temple’s consecration in February

THANJAVUR: If one goes by the inscriptions and manuscripts available, consecration to be held on February 5 to the Big...

Detroit Institute of Arts removes Lord Ganesha finger puppet within few hours of Hindu protest

Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), “one of the premier art museums in the United States”, removed Lord Ganesha finger...

Upset Hindus urge California apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Santa Ana (California, USA) based athletic clothing brand INKnBURN for immediate withdrawal of shorts carrying...

Despite Hindu protest, College of New Jersey refuses to withdraw its newspaper labelling Hinduism as “unforgiving”

Despite Hindu protest, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in Ewing is refusing to withdraw printed copies of its...

Hindus Are Expendable: A look at why secularism failed us – Yaajnaseni

Posted on Jan 21, 2020 by VOI Hinduism is often misused as a deflection and an ‘emotional atyachar’ tactic to not...

The snow is calling yet again!

by Ramesh Manvati (On the thirtieth anniversary of the painful exodus of the tiny Kashmiri Hindu community from the then...

Hindu temples in North America opting for taller statues of gods

Hindus have welcomed the trend of installing towering statues of Hindu deities in Hindu temples in North America. With...

Upset Hindus urge Stockholm apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Stockholm (Sweden) based clothing brand “Hoodie Lab” for immediate withdrawal of shorts carrying images of...

Neuroscience and the ‘Sanskrit Effect’

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

Pejawar Swami was Karma yogi, Gnana tapasvi

The 33rd acharya in the Guru parampara to lead the Pejawar Mutt, Vishwesha Theertha became a sanyasi and later...

Parshuram Kund Mela to be made calendar event: Mein

WAKRO, Jan 14: Enthused by the large number of pilgrims’ footfalls at the Parshuram Kund here, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna...

A Hindu center burns down in Australian Bush Fires

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

Many Alabama churches host yoga, but public schools continue to “prohibit” it

Many Alabama churches now reportedly host/offer/conduct or have hosted/offered/conducted yoga classes, but Alabama State Department of Education continues to...

‘The Digital Preacher’ – Premanjana Das

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

Hindu Munnani condemns the radical Jihad ammunition culture in Tamil Nadu

The Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested three suspected terrorists identified as Khaja Moideen, Syed Ali Navas and Abdul...

Balmiki Ramayana Exhibition In Trinidad – Paras Ramoutar

High Commission of India opened the Balmiki Ramayana Exhibition to the public on January 7, 2020 at the Prestigious...

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in New York’s Valley Stream School District

Hindus are urging Valley Stream Central High School District (VSCHSD) in New York to proclaim official holiday on Diwali,...

Sri Jayanthi Kumaraswami of Chennai one-month “Yaga For Peace” mission to Trinidad Tobago

Her Holiness Sri Jayanthi  Kumaraswami of Chennai, India will climax her one-month mission to Trinidad and Tobago with a...

‘We Have Created Army Of Illiterates’: How SC Lawyer Subuhi Khan Tore Apart Anti-CAA Protesters Using Facts

Supreme Court lawyer Subuhi Khan while speaking to the YouTube channel Public Views India tore apart the anti-Citizenship Amendment...

Puri Shankaracharya wants India declared a Hindu Rashtra

Puri Shankaracharya said that many countries have been declared as Muslim and Christian nations, while there was no such...

Christians greeted on Christmas by Hindus

Hindus have sent greetings to Christian communities world over for Christmas.  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release...

London clothing firm removes Lord Ganesha legging within 24-hours of Hindu protest

London headquartered “global online retail clothing company” British Leggings removed legging carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha within...

Rallies across US in support of Citizenship Amendment Act

New York, Dec 23, 2019:   The Indian diaspora in the US from several hundreds of organizations showed their...

Dilip Mehta – An American Hindu Leader, Contributes $200 for Hinglaj Mata Temple Boundary Wall Creation

29th Dec 2019 | Jodhpur, India American Hindu leader and former Hindu Mahasabha of American president, Dilip Mehta visited the...

Hindus seek dedicated areas for scattering cremated remains in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Hindus are urging city councils of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide in Australia to work on creating dedicated...

Hindu temples closed during solar eclipse

Bernama December 27, 2019 KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 27): In keeping with tradition, Hindu temples in the country remained closed during...

Citizenship Amendment Act: Hindu refugees from Pakistan hail PM Modi, Amit Shah

The migrants lauded the Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the citizenship bill which they said would put...

New Jersey apparel firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh underwear after Hindu protest

Clifton (New Jersey) headquartered apparel label Customon has apologized and withdrawn thong and panty carrying image of Hindu deity...

Yoga Session 2020 – Swami Ramdev Live in Sydney

AEDT December 5, 2019, 6:29 am Sydney Event Details When Friday, 21st February 2020 – Sunday, 23rd February 2020 Where...

Canada clothing firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesha legging within 24-hours of Hindu protest

Greater Vancouver (Canada) based athleisure brand NoMiNoU has apologized and withdrawn legging and capri, carrying images of Hindu deity...

Upset Hindus urge Miami apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Doral (metro Miami, Florida, USA) based clothing brand “On Cue Apparel” for immediate withdrawal of...

Upset Hindus urge Netflix to withdraw film First Temptation as it trivializes Lord Shiva

Hindus have urged Netflix to immediately withdraw short Brazilian film in Portuguese “A Primeira Tentação de Cristo” (The First...

Hindu temple consecrated in Chinatown

Hindu priests sprinkling sacred water from the roof over the rajagopuram, a five-tiered tower at the entrance of the...

Pilgrimage Conference Held in Varanasi

Indic Academy and Bharat Adhyayayan Kendra, BHU came together to organize a first of its kind Indica Yatra Conference...

Statement of VHP Secretary General Sri Milind Parande on The Citizenship Amendment Act

The Citizenship Amendment Act is not opposed to anyone, then why oppose it?: VHPAbsolutely condemnable is Rahul Gandhi’s empathy...

Char Dham: Temples of Discord

The BJP government stirs a hornets’ nest with its latest edict to bring all the temples in Uttarakhand under...

Lakhs of devotees witness lighting of Karthigai Deepam at Tiruvannamalai

3,500 litres of ghee and thread made of 1000 m of cloth used Lakhs of devotees thronged Tiruvannamalai to...

Upset Hindus urge Vancouver athleisure brand to withdraw Lord Ganesha legging & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Greater Vancouver (Canada) based athleisure brand NoMiNoU for immediate withdrawal of legging and capri carrying...

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...

Upset Hindus urge New Jersey apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh underwear & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Clifton (New Jersey) headquartered apparel label Customon for immediate withdrawal of a thong and panty...

Coverup Of Hindu Student’s Death in Pakistan? While Autopsy Confirmed Rape, Judicial Panel Calls It Suicide

Pakistani Hindu medical student who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her hostel room in September, committed suicide,...

Congrats on WHN 6th anniversary: Paras Ramoutar, Intl. Journalist

Dear Shri Rahul Chandra Sharma Congrats on the sixth anniversary of  your masterpiece publication, WHN. I wish to advise...

Hindus seek retirement of “Dutch Black Pete”

Hindus are asking for the permanent departure of Dutch Black Pete (Zwarte Piet).   It was time for the...

Upset Hindus urge Russian brewery to remove Lord Ganesh image from beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Saint Petersburg (Russia) area based Mookhomor Production microbrewery to apologize and not use Hindu deity...

550th Prakash Parv of Shri Guru Nanak Dev across the nation

RSS appealed to all swayamsevaks and whole society to be a part of celebrations of 550th Prakash Parv of...

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...

Lord Shiva bathed with rice at Gangaikondacholapuram

Jayankondam: The annual ‘Aippasi Pournami Annaabishekam’ was performed the massive Shiva Lingam at the Sri Bragateeshwarar temple at historic...

Develop Temples as Cultural Heritage Centres

Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya dispute, Pujya Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal of Sri Kanchi...

Abhishegam Conducted In Indonesia’s Prambanan Temple After 1,163 Years!

The Prambanan Temple in central Java is one of the largest Hindu temples in the world dedicated to the...

Pakistan’s Hindu refugees queue to become Indians

Crossing the border from Pakistan, thousands of Hindu refugees hope to soon reach a destination called Indian citizenship. Along...

World Hindu Council Conference “Threads 2019” Tells the Story of Hindu Americans

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, November 7, 2019 (India New England News): Attended by about 400 delegates from 30 states in the...

In Ayodhya, Devotees Rejoice at SC Verdict, Many Say They are Relieved and Hope for Peace

While the verdict was greeted with chants of ‘Jai Sri Ram’ in temples and sweets were distributed by some,...

On World Hindu News Sixth Anniversary, A BIG Thanks To You All !

Namaste Jai Shri. Ram! Jai Mata Ki! On this sixth anniversary of World Hindu News thank you for empowering worldwide Hindu news...

1,000-year-old Shivling, Nandi among Kushan period sculptures unearthed in Karnal

Expected to be thousands of years old, the sculptures, besides two stone pillars and some bricks, could give new...

British Indian Hindu community angry with the Labour Party: British Hindu Voice

Labour Party’s anti-India resolution at their annual Party conference in September 2019 has upset and angered the British Indian...

Trinidad celebrates Diwali with fervor, engagement with the national citizenry: Paras Ramoutar

Port-of-Spain: Trinidad and Tobago was alight with  thousands of deyas as the nation observed the 174 Divali celebration on...

Tribute in India – Diwan Chunilal Harani visionary and social reformer of Tharparkar Pakistan

  Diwan Chunilal Harani visionary and social reformer of Tharparkar Pakistan. Diwan Chunilal Harani name echoes with Hindu sanskruti...

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...

Chaturved Swaahaakaar Maha Yajna to flourish Vedic knowledge & science: VHP

Press Statement: ChaturvedSwaahaakaarMahaYajna to flourish Vedic knowledge & science: VHP Adherents from all over the country and abroad will...

Diwali Celebration at White House Oct. 24

U.S. President Donald Trump will celebrate Diwali at the White House Oct. 24, three days ahead of the formal...

VHP delegation met Hardeep Puri to rebuild Sant Ravidas temple

VHP delegation met Hardeep Puri to rebuild Sant Ravidas temple Representatives of several schools of religion were led by...

Global Human Rights Conference in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA, October 17, 2019: The United States Hindu Alliance (USHA) plans to organize the first global human rights conference...

British-Indian Hindu community angry & hurt with the Labour Party

AUTHOR: HINDUPOST STAFF OCTOBER 12, 2019 Labour Party’s anti-Bharat resolution at their annual Party conference in September 2019 has upset and...

The temple kitchen never sleeps

‘Anna prasadam’ a big hit with donors and devotees alike Even before the Kanaka Durga temple is thrown open...

Trinidad Hindus Observe Nau Raatri with Complete Devotion

PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, October 7, 2019 (HPI by Paras Ramoutar): Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago observed Nau Raatri with great...

Badrinath Shrine to be Closed to Public from November 17

Badrinath Temple, the much-revered Hindu shrine in the state of Uttarakhand will be shut for tourists from November 17 for this year....

Immersion of idols in Ganga, tributaries to attract a Rs 50,000 fine

The chief secretaries of all the states will have to submit a report on the action-taken with 7 days...

Thousand-year-old inscription found in Karnataka

Hero-stone discovered in Bhadravathi is from Rashtrakuta period and dedicated to a warrior who died protecting cows from raiders...


Hypocrisies of Malala and her party exposed

Certain Indian scholars call Lord Ram and Krishna as mythical characters while they write poems on Akbar the great  and Tipu Sultan.For them, India...

RSS Sarsanghachalak interacted with foreign media

New Delhi. Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s Sarsanghchalak Sh. Mohan Bhagwat Ji interacted with the foreign media representatives from around 30...

Fiji-Forgotten Land of Hindus

FIJI, September 20, 2019 (Pragyata by Anhad Jakhmola): Fiji or Republic of Fiji is an island nation situated near...

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...


VHP jumps in, calls Mamata ‘security threat’

“Muslims who are coming from Bangladesh and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar should be treated as infiltrators and evicted from...

George Kurian: ‘Love jihad on in Kerala, conversion into terror, not Islam’

Kurian has written to Home Minister Amit Shah seeking a probe by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) and to...

World Hindu Economic Forum presents its 7th Annual International Conference in Mumbai

Mumbai, : The first day of the three-day conference of the ‘World Hindu Economic Forum’ (WHEF) began on a...

MAGAT- Pak Dhaati Hindus sweet, tradition alive in urban Ahmedabad

MAGAT- Pak Dhaati Hindus sweet,tradition alive in urban Ahmedabad It is early morning 4 ‘o clock. There is activity...

Lauding Jonesboro school for launching yoga, Hindus seek yoga in all Arkansas schools

Commending Jonesboro Kindergarten Center (JKC) for reportedly using yoga to help students learn to read, Hindus are urging for...

Trinidad to host world Vedic Conference

                                                Trinidad to host international conference on Vedic culture, Nov. 1-3 By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: The Brahma VidyaPeetham International,...

Political, business bigwigs to share stage at VHP’s biz forum

Shiv Kumar|Tribune News ServiceMumbai, September 21 Senior politicians such as Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister...

Stellar Line up of Panelists for World Hindu Council of America Threads 2019 Conference

Stellar Line up of Panelists Arranged for Threads 2019 Conference BOTON, MA – ‘Threads 2019’ the dynamic conference organized...

Dream Comes True: The Hindu Temple in The Hague is Finished after Years of Building

The Hindu temple in The Hague, which is said to be the largest on the European mainland, is finally...

Inspiring a New Generation in Malaysia

KAUAI, HAWAII, September 10, 2019 : Divine Life Society Malaysia offers young Hindus an infusion of fun and philosophy,...

Center for Hindu Empowerment strongly condemns violent attacks in Pakistan, calls on PM Imran Khan to ensure the safety of Hindus

As the violent attacks on Pakistani Hindus and Sikhs continue by Jihadists, Center for Hindu Empowerment strongly condemns the...

Pakistan: Hindu medical student Namrita Chandani found murdered; Another case of forced conversion?

Sindh , Sept 17 (ANI): In yet another case highlighting the deplorable conditions of minorities in Pakistan, a Hindu...

A Tribute To Gandhi’ 150th Birth Anniversary: Paras Ramoutar

A Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on His 150 th Birthday, Oct. 2, 2019—GANDHI AND THE INDIAN DIASPORA (This article...

[GHHF] Letter to Chief Minister Sri Jagan Mohan Reddy: Don’t Meddle in Hindu Temples and don’t Exploit Hindu Dharma

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation 14726 Harmony Lane, Frisco Texas USA 75035; Door # 19-41-S3-1406/16; KBR Brindavanam; Sumanth Home, Kaikala...

Thousands of Ganesha Statues Immersed in Bay of Bengal

CHENNAI, INDIA, September 9, 2019 (Deccan Chronicle): More than 2,300 Lord Vinayaka statues – worshipped in different parts of...

Bhutan Ethnic Cleansing of Hindus

Bhutan Ethnic Cleansing of Hindus  Leaders from Bhutanese Hindus living as refugees in USA explain the history of their...

Mumbai : Mumbai Bajrang Dal unit begins juhu beach clean – up drive after Ganpati Visarjan,pictures on Hello Mumbai

Special Correspondent / Mumbai On the second day of Ganpati Visarjan, on 13th September, morning and evening in Juhu...

Hindus worldwide dismayed over Calgary denying immersion of Lord Ganesha

Hindus worldwide are perturbed over Calgary (Alberta, Canada) reportedly denying permission to local Hindu community for immersing Hindu deity...

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...

Hindu Americans Feel Betrayed By Leftist Democrats

The cozy relationship between Hindu Americans and the Democratic Party has come under severe strain. The open hostility of...

Hindus laud University of Virginia Cancer Center for offering free yoga to patients

Hindus have commended University of Virginia (UVA) Cancer Center in Charlottesville for launching free yoga classes for cancer patients,...

PM Modi Gift To Hindu Migrants In Gujarat Is Citizenship

PRIME MINISTER s’ GIFT TO HINDU MIGRANTS @ GUJARAT INDIAN CITIZENSHIP On tuesday (26.08.2019) there is hustle & bustle...

Pushpa has become the first Pakistani Hindu girl to serve as police officer in Sindh

In a first ,a Pakistani Hindu girl Pushpa Kohli has become the first police officer from her community in...

Tackling induced religious conversions – Rajesh Singh

The Dalai Lama criticised the overzealousness of Christian missionaries in Asia to convert members of other faiths. “In …...


The spatial politics of Lahore’s Hindu temples

Samee Ahmad | Aliza Amin | Mohammad Samee Arif Updated 2 days ago Lahore was currently dealing with the aftermath...

Hindu University of America: Orientation to Hindu Studies

Dear Friends & Supporters, We are pleased to announce that Hindu University of America is open for enrollment. Please visit...

Discontent grows against demolition spree near Odisha’s Jagannath temple

Since August 27, the Puri district administration is on a demolition spree of old structures within 75 metres radius...

Tirupati goes the extra mile, makes ‘recyclable’ idols

An idol made of two lakh bangles at Thummalagunta .   Made of bangles & copra, these idols need...

Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora protests at Washington Post HQ, thanks PM Modi, HM Amit Shah

Washington DC , 07 Sep’19 About 300 Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora and Indian American community have protested in front of...

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...

Expats Celebrate Janmashtami at Abu Dhabi Temple Site

ABU DHABI, August 25, 2019 (Menafn): Thousands of expatriates marked Janmashtami, the annual Hindu festival celebrating the birth of...

Hindu Youth Camp Focuses on Heritage, Indian Culture

HOUSTON, TEXAS, August 8, 2019 (Houston Chronicle): The last day of school is the beginning of the countdown to...

BBC News is not considering relevant facts & not providing factual info on Kashmir Issue

Chandra Sekhar started this petition to UK Parliament It’s regarding the events last week in the Indian parliament on the abrogation...


Register now – 14th Annual Hindu Mandir Executives’ Conference USA

Update on 14th Annual Hindu Mandir Executives’ ConferenceFRIDAY, SEPT 20, 6PM – SUNDAY, SEPT 22, 12PM Sustaining Temples and Institutions: Building Security...

Bhagvad Gita Scholarship for Middle and High School Students of US

Bhagvad Gita Scholarship for Middle and High School Students Coalition of Hindu Youth (CHY)  /  Hindu Mandir Executives’ Conference...

Say Howdy to Modi in Houston this September

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Houston, Texas to attend an Indian-American community summit hosted by the Texas...

Puducherry – Vedanta Scholar Swami Thathvabodhananda Brutally Murdered

Noted saint and philosopher Swami Thathvabodhananda was beaten to death by unknown assailants at his apartment complex in Puducherry...

Milpitas-Based Hindu Community Institute Graduates Inaugural Group of Counselors of Hindu Tradition

MILPITAS, Calif. — The Hindu Community Institute introduced its inaugural group of Counselors of Hindu Tradition at a graduation...


Shobhaa De: First in a long list to be exposed by Pakistan – Ashish Shukla

Posted on Aug 22, 2019 by VOI Shobhaa De, a regular columnist in Times of India, has been called out by...

Kashmir as an allegory of pathological minorityism – Valson Thampu

Posted on Aug 20, 2019 by VOI The plight of religious minorities in India is a silent tragedy of vast human...

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...

Hindu Temple in Ipoh Vandalised, but Cops Have Suspect

IPOH,MALAYSIA, August 17, 2019 (Malay Mail): The Sri Maha Mariaman Temple in Kampung Dusun, Bertam was a wreck when...

The Amazon is burning because the world eats so much meat

By Eliza Mackintosh, CNN Updated 1542 GMT (2342 HKT) August 23, 2019 (CNN)While the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest may constitute...

Take action against NSUI karyakartas, who blackened the Veer Savarkar’s statue

The ABVP has recently erected combined statues of veer Savarkar, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Martyr Bhagat Singh in...

Industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla to build 100 high-tech gaushalas in Madhya Pradesh

Building new gaushalas in MP was one of the main promises made by the Congress ahead of the Assembly...

Fifth International Conference on Mt. Kailash Scheduled for March, 2020

HAMBURG, GERMANY, August 15, 2019 (Press Release by Dr. Wolfgang Woellmer): The 5th International Conference on the Phenomenon of...

Raja Ranjit Singh’s statue vandalised in Lahore

Two men allegedly vandalised a statue of Punjab’s ruler Raja Ranjit Singh placed near his grave in Shahi Qila,...

“Prohibition” of yoga in Alabama public schools continues

“Prohibition” of yoga in the public schools of Alabama continues despite an agenda item in the February 14 Work...

Hindu-Muslim marriage not valid: Supreme Court

 Supreme Court New Delhi: A marriage of a Hindu woman with a Muslim man is not a “regular or valid”...

A Talk by Dr. Koenraad Elst – Sunday, Sept. 15th, London

What: A Talk by Dr. Koenraad Elst When: Sunday, Sept. 15th, 2019 Where: London, U.K. Venue: TBD Title: The...

Upset Hindus urge California firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh water polo suit & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging reportedly Murrieta (California) based water sports clothing firm Bbosi Sports for immediate withdrawal of men’s...

Major General (Retd) G. D. Bakshi US Tour

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Supreme Court to continue with day-to-day hearing in Ayodhya case, rejecting Sunni Waqf Board’s Vakil Rajeev Dhavan’s demands

The Sunni Waqf Board’s advocate Rajeev Dhavan’s tricks fall flat in sabotaging the day-to-day hearing in the Ayodhya case. The Supreme Court on Friday made...

Legal notice served on Supreme Court over Rohingya refugees

Arguing that Rohingya Muslims were a security threat to the country, Anand, in the legal notice, said the Supreme...

Lauding Lawrenceburg school, Hindus urge all Kentucky schools to offer “World Religions”

Commending Anderson County High School (ACHS) in Lawrenceburg (Kentucky) for offering “World Religions” course, Hindus are urging all Kentucky...

Upset Hindus seek right to cremation in Malta as “burial hinders soul’s journey”

Worldwide Hindus are upset over Malta not having mechanism for the cremation of deceased Hindus, forcing the community to...

Santa Cruz sock co. apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh socks within hours of Hindu protest

Santa Cruz (California) based sock company MERGE4 has apologized and taken down socks carrying image of Hindu deity Lord...

Sialkot’s Shawala Teja Singh Temple reopens after 72 years

Photo: Saqib Jehangir/Facebook The Shawala Teja Singh Temple has been reopened for people after 72 years. It is located...

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....

How Temple Facades Tell the Story of Hindus in London

Ranging from adapted historic buildings to ornate cultural centers, London’s Hindu temples tell of waves of immigration to Britain...

Nag Panchami: Monday, 5 August

The Nag Panchami or festival of snakes is celebrated on the fifth day of the moonlit fortnight in the...

Australian National University research shows prisoners “significantly” benefitted from yoga

A study authored by three Australian National University (ANU) researchers have reportedly concluded that some Australian Capital Territory prisoners...

Hindu priest attacked near temple in US

The priest suffered bruises and abrasions all over his body, including his face during the attack on July 18,...

Hindus welcome England’s historic St Edmundsbury Cathedral for hosting yoga event

Hindus have welcomed Church of England’s St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St. Edmunds (Suffolk, England) for hosting yoga event,...

Over 144,000 Pilgrims Perform Amarnath Yatra in First 11 Days

JAMMU, INDIA, July 12, 2019 (Canindia): 144,058 pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra since it started on July...

Upset Hindus urge Charlotte fitness-wear firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh leggings & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Charlotte (North Carolina) based fitness-wear brand USFitGirls for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of...

Hindus in Richmond Hill Oppose 14-Storeys near Ganesha Temple at Bayview and Elgin Mills

image: ONTARIO, CANADA, June 26, 2019 (York Region): As long as the Hindus can see the temple, they can pray....

Years in the Making, Taos Hindu Temple Housing Rare Statue Opens

TAOS, NEW MEXICO, July 12, 2019 (KRQE News): Thousands of people are expected in Taos this weekend for the...

Amarnath Yatra Suspended from Jammu Due to Separatist-Sponsored Strike in Kashmir

JAMMU, INDIA, July 13, 2019 (Hindu Jagruti): Pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath was suspended for Saturday as...

Pearland Is Home to Rare Hindu Temple Crafted by Hand

PEARLAND, TEXAS, July 5, 2019 (Yahoo News): The Houston area Pearland temple is the only temple dedicated to the...

Indonesian Locals Preserves Hindu Culture

YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA, June 21, 2019 (Deccan Chronicle): It is widely known that Indonesia was once ruled by a Hindu...

Upset Hindus seek apology from Whole Foods for not being transparent in food labels

Hindus are upset at supermarket chain Whole Foods Market (WFM), which claims to “maintain the strictest quality standards in...

Hindus worldwide shocked at vandalizing of Hindu temple near Birmingham

Hindus worldwide are highly concerned regarding reports of vandalizing three times in June of Shree Ram Mandir in Walsall...

Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra Commences

Rajan Gandhi With annual Holy Yatra starting on 1st July it’s time for salvation and nirvana, as whole Jammu...

Letter to Editor: Government of Trinidad and Tobago plan to amend the the Freedom of Information Act

June 11, 2019 The Editor, My use of the FOIA to get answers from UTT The plan by Government...

Genetic proof for the AIT? Look again – Koenraad Elst

The message to take home for now is that even Dr David Reich, celebrated by India’s Aryan Invasion champions,...

Fifth International Conference Mount Kailash Held in Germany

HAMBURG, GERMANY, June 10, 2019 (Universitat Hamburg): Mt. Kailash in the far west of Tibet is one of the...

Six City Councils in Utah heard Hindu mantras this week

Meetings of six city councils in Utah had Hindu invocations between June 10 to 13, containing verses from world’s...

Utah’s Alpine City Council to start day with Hindu mantras 1st time in 169 years

Hindu prayers will open the June 11 meeting of Alpine City Council in Utah for the first time since...

Trinidad pays tribute to Gandhi on World Environment Day

Trinidad pays tribute to Gandhi on World Environment Day By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: The works and thoughts of Mahatma...

Appeal for Families of the Brave Jawans in J&K

World Hindu Council of America Inc. (VHPA) Seva (Social Services) Office P.O.Box 2009, Natick, MA 01760 732-744-0851; office@vhp-america.org; www.vhp-america.org Appeal for Families of the...

Landmark £5 million Hindu temple okayed in England

Planning Committee of Oldham Council in England has reportedly unanimously approved application of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Bhuj for erecting...

Prof. Venkatesh Abdeo’s Hindu Empowerment Legacy Will Inspire Generations to Never Give Up: Rahul Chandra

Prof Venkatesh Abdeo, Central General Secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) passed away in Pune, Mahrastra earlier this week after...

Vat Savitri Vrat 2019: Date, Time, Shubh Muhurat, Puja Vidhi and Vrat Katha to celebrate festival of married women

This year, Vat Savitri Vrat 2019 will be celebrated on June 3 by women in North Indian states like...

Shisha Ranni Festival at Mallikarjuna Temple in Goa

GOA, INDIA, May 27, 2019 (Inditales by Anuradha Goyal): Mallikarjuna temple in Goa is located in the far south...

Hyderabad: Annavaram temple plans dress code

The Annavaram temple authorities are following model of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Board.  Temple officials said the male devotees...

Tension erupts in Pakistan after Hindu doctor booked for blasphemy

A Pakistan doctor, identified as Ramesh Kumar, was taken into custody on charges of blasphemy while angry protestors set...

Penang Hindu Association assured to work with state in uplifting Indian community in Penang

The Penang Hindu Association (PHA) has assured to work with the state government to ensure the Indians are taken...

THREADS 2019 – A Unique Conference by VHPA

Namaskar, The World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) would like to invite you to THREADS 2019, a unique conference...

Election 2019: Onward to a modern Hindu Rashtra – Punarvasu Parekh

Election 2019 marks a watershed in India’s politics. It heralds the dawn of a resurgent India rooted in its...

​Dharmic Ideas & Policy Foundation: The plight of the Yezidi people – An unlamented & continuing genocide

Dharmic Ideas & Policy Foundation  Dharmic Ideas & Policy Foundation (DIPF) appreciates that when reading this that you may have...

Blessing for First Stone of Shiva Temple

A religious ceremony of blessing of the first stone of what will be the future Temple of Shiva, designed...

Brazen Thieves Steal $15K in Gold from Atlanta Temple

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, May 20, 2019 (AJC): [HPI note: temple management should take note of this incident; similar thefts have...

Temple in Chatsworth, hardest hit by storm, to be rebuilt

The temple, situated next to the Umhlatuzana River, was flooded and damaged after the river burst its bank. The...

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...

Cyclone Fani causes no structural damage to Konark Sun Temple: ASI

Image Credit: Wikipedia The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Friday said there is no structural damage to the Konark Sun Temple,...

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...

Forum on Understanding Hate Crimes and Protecting Places of Worship

Manu Shah On 6th April, Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) hosted a first-of-its-kind Forum on “Understanding Hate Crimes and...

Upset Hindus urge Amsterdam brewery to remove Lord Ganesh image from beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Amsterdam (Netherlands) based Friekens Brewery (Friekens Brouwerij) to apologize and not use Hindu deity Lord...

India’s Temple Island

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

Chardham Yatra Set to Begin

INDIA, May 6, 2019 (The Hans India): Chardham Yatra – the pilgrimage to four Hindu shrines nestled in Garhwal...

Swami Vivekananda

Manoranjan Inc in Association with Major Indo American Organizations of Houston are proud to present drama on most inspirational...

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...

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...

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...

Trinidad Hindus Observe Nau Raatri, Ram Nowi and Hanuman Jayanti with Blissfulness

HPI/Paras Ramoutar PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, April 8, 2019 (HPI by Paras Ramoutar): Even though Hindus came here 174 years ago...

Bodhinathaswami Visits Maviddapuram Temple, Sri Lanka

Jaffna, 24 March, (Asiantribune.com): His Holiness Bodhinatha Veylanswami, 163rd Head of the Nandinatha Sampradaya’s Kailasa Paramparaand Guru at Kauai’s...

Shrines shine, gold glistens as Utah Hindus bring spirit of India

UTAH, USA, April 2, 2019 (Salt Lake Tribune, by Peggy Fletcher Stack): In a land of fast food restaurants,...

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...

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...

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...

Bali’s HIndu New Year , A Day of Silence

BALI, INDONESIA, MARCH 7, 2019 ( Daily Mail): Bali’s airport will close for 24 hours, the Internet will be...

Kumbh Mela 2019: Separating Fact from Fiction

INDIA, February 28, 2019 (First Post by Dhananjay Joshi): A combing operation is conducted to weed out unwanted elements...

Amarnath Yatra to begin on July 1, Last 46 days

Amarnath Yatra this year will begin July 1, and go on for 46 days and will conclude on August...

At Kumbh Mela, UP Eyes Guinness Record for “Largest Parade of Buses”

UP government is eyeing to make new Guinness World Record with longest fleet of buses.   PRAYAGRAJ: By rolling out...

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...

PM Modi to unveil 800-kg ‘Astounding Bhagvad Gita’ at ISKCON temple in Delhi

Dubbed the ‘Astounding Bhagvad Gita’, and measuring 2.8 m by 2 m, it is billed as the “world’s largest...

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...

Concord’s Shiva Murugan Temple Breaks Ground in Elaborate Ceremony

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA, February 15, 2019 (The Pioneer, by Tamara Steiner):In a day-long celebration replete with religious rituals, Concord’s Shiva...

Concord Temple Yatra: Unique Feat

Walking to a temple to celebrate devotional fervor is a well-understood facet of Hinduism in India. This very devotion...

Khairpur’s Hindus in shock after holy books set on fire at Kumb temple

Unrest has spread in the small city of Kumb, in Sindh’s Khairpur district, after an arson attack on a...

Federal Court Unseals Records in California Department Of Education Lawsuit by Hindu Organization

FREMONT, CALIFORNIA, February 2, 2019 (press release by capeem.org): Judge Charles Breyer has unsealed emails showing Department of Education...

New Hindu Temple to Be Built on South Main Street

By Pamela Johnson At the real estate closing (L–R) are Nicole Shannon, the property seller’s attorney; Christopher Nichols, the...

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...

Thaipusam gets off to golden (and silver) start in George Town

GEORGE TOWN: For the third year running, two chariots took to the streets here to mark the commencement of...

In Japan, a Debate About Swastikas Takes on a New Urgency

JAPAN, January 24, 2019 (The Outline): Around the world, symbols hold disparate meanings based on cultural relevance. For some...

Hindu prayers read at Oregon’s Canby City Council

Canby City Council in Oregon, incorporated in 1893, had its reportedly historic Hindu invocation on January 16 evening, containing...

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...

Yoga and meditation are on the rise in the U.S.

UNITED STATES, January 15, 2019 (Nurse): As mindfulness and complementary health techniques become more mainstream, more Americans are adding...

Kumbh In Prayagraj Begins with A Grand Gathering: Over 12.5 Million Devotees Take Holy Snan On Makar Sankranti

Devotees congregate to take the holy dip at Prayagraj on Makar Sankranti. (Pic via Kumbh official site) Over 1.25...

Hindus Most Educated Religious Group in the US, Says New Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 7, 2019 (Hindustan Times): Hindus are the most educated — based on college degrees — among...

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...

Ganesha the Playful Protector

DENVER, COLORADO, December 31, 2018 (Denver Art Museum): Ganesha The Playful Protector is developed in collaboration with the National...

Indic Academy Announces Ram Swarup-Sitaram Goel Memorial Fund to Promote Research In Indic History, Culture and Religion

INDIA, December 26, 2018 (Swarajyamag): Commemorating the 20th death anniversary of Hindu thinker and scholar Shri Ram Swarup, Indic...

India’s Supreme Court threatens hereditary priesthood at Jagannath temple

People go about their business around the Jagannath Temple in Puri, India. India’s Supreme Court proposed ending the hereditary...

Panchaloha Murugan idol seized, one arrested in guindy

About three persons were planning to sell the idol for Rs. 1 crore but the idol wing sleuths thwarted...

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...

My Book “Thank You India” is Published – ​Maria Wirth

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

The power of Vedic lore

I am writing this post for an acquaintance of mine who seems to be having some issue shaking off...

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...

Can Being Nice to Cows Save the World? A Hindu Man in the Poconos Would Like to Believe So.

STROUDSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, November 19, 2018 (The Inquirer): Every day, a joyful man in dung-covered boots tries to balance the...

Pakistan issues large number of visas for Katas Raj temple

The announcement came days after Islamabad issued 220 visas for the Shadani Darbar temple in Sukkur where a century...

Hindus welcome naming crater on Pluto’s largest moon Charon after Revati

Hindus have welcomed the naming of a crater on Charon, Pluto’s largest and far-flung moon, after Revati, which finds...

Upset Hindus urge Charleston’s yoga outfit to change its ‘Lord Ganesh holding beer’ logo

Upset Hindus are urging Charleston (South Carolina) based Bendy Brewski Yoga, a yoga outfit which pairs yoga and beer,...

Hindus urge Trinidad & Tobago to restore visa of Hinduism students

Hindus have urged Trinidad and Tobago to immediately restore the visa of three Jamaican students who were reportedly denied...

American Hindus Plan to Celebrate 125th Anniversary of Vivekananda’s Chicago Speech in 100 US Cities.

Atlanta, GA: The United States Hindu Alliance (USHA), a national Hindu advocacy organization, announces CHICAGO ADDRESS 125, a one year...

World Hindu Congress honors ISKCON, BAPS, Geeta Press, Gorakhpur and Chinmaya Mission

The World Hindu Congress held from Sept. 7-9, 2018 in Chicago reaffirmed Swami’s Vivekananda’s message of universal love, peace,...

Hindu Sangam: Handling of Seafield Temple Relocation Good Model to Follow

PETALING JAYA, MALAYSIA, November 21, 2018 (Free Malaysia Today): The Malaysia Hindu Sangam has praised the way in which...

Malibu Temple Cancels Weekend Activities on Account of Fires, Vacates Temple

MALIBU, CALIFORNIA, November 9, 2018 (Malibu Hindu Temple press release): “To the members and devotees of the Temple: On...

Dakshineswar Temple Gets Skywalk for Devotees to Walk Straight from Rail Station

KOLKATA, INDIA, November 5, 2018 (Newsmen): On the eve of Kali Puja, the world famous Dakshineswar Kali Temple in...

An Old Hindu Temple desecrated by Vandals in Sydney

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, October 19, 2018 (Hindu Council AU): A Hindu Temple situated at Regents Park in Sydney Australia has...

‘Grandest day’ as Groton Hindu temple opens to community

A feast of fruits greets worshippers at the opening celebration for the New England Shirdi Sai Parivaar Temple in...

Hindu Council marks 20 years

A brief history of Australia’s leading Hindu body, which is gearing up for its largest Diwali celebration ever, in...

Hindu Reformers Theme for Divali Nagar 2018 in Trinidad

Paras Ramoutar PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, October 18, 2018 (Paras Ramoutar for HPI): The works and times of several Indian Hindu...

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...

Kundapur: VHP, Bajrang Dal organise huge rally, condemn cattle theft

Daijiworld Media Network – Kundapur (MS) Kundapur, Oct 7: “Though the country was divided as Pakistan for Muslims and Hindustan...

Thousands of Jains Expected to Converge in Southern California for 20th JAINA Convention

Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (c), seen here at one of the previous JAINA conventions, is...

The temple that changed Indian team’s fortune

The temple that changed Indian team’s fortune ​Hyderabad: In any sphere of life, it’s common for people to seek divine...

Exhibition on Vietnam Hindu Cham Brahman Community Opens

An exhibition featuring the 2018 Kate Festival, the most important annual celebration of the ethnic Cham Brahman community, opened...

Bali to restrict tourist access in temples following incidents of disrespectful behaviour

Tourists visit Lempuyang temple which overlooks Mount Agung volcano, in Bali, Indonesia, on Dec 3, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS BALI (THE...

Indian court rules Hindu temple can’t ban females of menstruating age

Hindu devotees pray at Sabarimala temple in the Indian state of Kerala during the annual Maravilakku festival in January...

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...

Amarnath Yatra Ends Peacefully for 285,000 Pilgrims

SRINAGAR, August 26, 2018 (Tribune India): The two-month-long Amarnath yatra concluded peacefully on Sunday with the holding of prayers...

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...

Hindus and even Hindu Gods are not Safe in Tamil Nadu

Even Hindu Gods are not Safe in Tamil Nadu The events witnessed in Tamil Nadu during the last three...

Why Finland Won’t Let Go of the Swastika

FINLAND, September 198, 2018 (The Week): The swastika, a symbol most associate with the horrors of Nazi Germany, still...

Permanent Secretariat Proposed for Hindus Worldwide

INDIA, September 12, 2018 (India Herald): Hindus worldwide should become more visible as positive change makers in their respective...

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....

Maharudram Ceremony Held in Canada

TORONTO, CANADA, August 23, 2018 (Bangalore Mirror): Toronto’s growing Sringeri community, mostly comprising professionals from Bengaluru and other cities,...

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...

Nepal’s Krishna Temple Reopens 3 Years after Quake

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, September 2, 2018 (Tribune India): Nepal’s famous Krishna temple built in Indian Sikhara style was reopened for...

Bengal’s Durga Puja- A Hindu festival in full flow in pictures

Kumari puja at Belur Math, headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission. This ritual is usually observed on the...

A Place to Call Home for Hindus in the Sioux Empire

TEA, SOUTH DAKOTA, August 26, 2018 (KDLT News): The Hindu Temple of Siouxland has been working to open a...

Victoria Hammah Represents Africa at World Hindu Congress

AFRICA, September 9, 2018 (Modern Ghana): The September 7-9 World Hindu Congress (WHC-18) in Chicago included a delegation from...

Global Hindu gathering draws crowd, protest in Chicago

World Hindu Congress 2018 coordinator Abhaya Asthana, left, speaks during the congress on Sept. 7, 2018, outside Chicago. RNS...

Victoria Hamah, two others to represent Africa at 2nd World Hindu Congress

Victoria Lakshmi Hamah is part of a three-member delegation from Ghana to the World Hindu Congress Hindus in Ghana...

Shiva Mandir – Shrimad Bhagwat Katha Ramesh Bhai Oza

Source: http://hinducouncil.com.au/new/hindufestival/shiva-mandir-shrimad-bhagwat-katha-ramesh-bhai-oza/

President exchanges greetings with Hindu community members at Janmashtami reception

President Abdul Hamid greeting the Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla, at the Janmashtami reception, at Bangabhaban...

Upset Hindus urge Chile brewery to withdraw goddess Kali beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Valdivia (Chile) based Cerveza Bundor craft brewery to apologize and retire its “Kali IPA” beer...

Why the World Hindu Congress in Chicago, to be the largest gathering of Hindu leaders to date, is important

It was in the summer of 1893, July 30, to be precise, that this “learned Brahman Hindoo,” according to the...

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...

Malaysian Batu Caves Temple Steps Gets Technicolor Paint Job

MALAYSIA, August 31, 2018 ( South Chinese Morning Post):The Batu Caves complex, a series of caverns set in a...

New Law Being Drafted to Protect Interests of Hindus

GEORGE TOWN, MALAYSIA, August 15, 2018 (Free Malaysia Today): Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy said a draft...

Dakotas to have their first Hindu temple soon

A Hindu temple is planned to open soon in the Tea suburb of South Dakota’s largest city Sioux Falls,...

Upset Hindus urge England brewery to withdraw goddess Kalika beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Ashby-de-la-Zouch (Derbyshire, England) based Tollgate Brewery to apologize and withdraw its “Kalika IPA” beer; calling...

Ganesha Procession Supporters Honored for Their Commitment

SOUTH AFRICA, August 21, 2018 (Rising Sun Overport): The Lord Ganesha Float Procession held its annual awards and launch...

Bengaluru to have 150 Mobile Tanks for Ganesha Statue Immersion

BENGALURU, INDIA, August 20, 2018 (New Indian Express): The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is planning to launch a...

Japanese Town near Tokyo Named After Hindu Goddess Lakshmi

BENGALURU, INDIA, August 12, 1018 (Yahoo News): Speaking here on Sunday to students and faculty of Dayanand Sagar on...

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to speak at Lutheran Church in Nevada

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will address the congregants and others at St. Paul’s...

Manobo Woman’s Kin Want Golden Tara Returned

BUTUAN CITY, PHILIPPINES, August 13, 2018 (Philstar): As the United States government plans to return the historic Balangiga bells...

Upset Hindus urge Minnesota firm to apologize & withdraw Lord Shiva doormat

Upset Hindus are urging Saint Cloud (Minnesota) based company Babyshark for immediate withdrawal of door mat carrying image of...

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...

Withdraw darshan ticket system

Members of the Hindu Munnani staging a demonstration at Tiruchi on Sunday demanding the withdrawal of darshan ticket system...

Kawad Yatra 2018 Jal Date, Time, Muhurat: When is Kawad Jal Yatra?

Kawad Jal 2018 Date: The history of Kanwar Yatra is associated with Samudra Manthan — the churning of ocean...

Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple Chairman Removed for Severe Mismanagement after Probe

SINGAPORE, August 7, 2018 (Straits Times): The chairman of one of Singapore’s oldest Hindu temples has been removed from...

‘Maha Aarti’ performed across city to oppose demolition of shrines

(1) Citizens performing Aarti at Hanuman temple in Ram Nagar (2) Devotees staging a sit-in to oppose demolition of...

Hindu prayer opening Lyon County Commissioners meeting in Nevada for 1st time

For the first time, Board of County Commissioners of Lyon County, created 1861, will start its day in Yerington...

Traditional Indian Medicine’s Vast Knowledge of Plants

INDIA, July 19, 2018 (Reported by M. Bernard and A. Clemencon, translated from French): The AVP Ayurvedic Hospital in...

Can’t Exclude Section of women from Entering Sabarimala Temple: SC

NEW DELHI, INDIA, July 31, 2018 (Deccan Chronicle): The Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Tuesday made it...

Indian Pilgrims Throng Nepal’s Pashupatinath to Mark Hindu festival

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, July 30, 2018 (ANI): Hindu devotees from across Nepal and India thronged various shrines of Hindu Lord...

Lauding Tempe School District for offering yoga, Hindus seek yoga in all Arizona schools

Hindus have commended Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) in Arizona for offering Yoga and Advanced Yoga in its...

Sabarimala Temple Case: Petitioner says she now understands and respects the Temple traditions

The hearing of the Sabarimala Temple case concluded yesterday evening and the five-judge bench of the Supreme Court, headed...

BAPS North American Youth Convention 2018, Atlanta, GA, USA

From July 1 to July 10, 2018, the BAPS North American Youth Convention (NAYC18) in Atlanta, Georgia will see...

Hindus And Sikhs Ask Ghani To Probe Jalalabad Attack

Afghanistan’s Hindus and Sikhs in Europe have asked President Ashraf Ghani to ensure their safety, probe Jalalabad attack and address their identity cards...

Hindus shocked at Vatican Museums labelling them as “cult”

Hindus are shocked at the description of a portable Hindu temple, a collection of Vatican Museums, which in their...

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...

UK Parliament Considers Swaminarayan School Closing

LONDON, ENGLAND, July 18, 2018 (hansard.parliament.uk): HPI Note: On July 18, Virendram Sharma, MP for Ealing and Southall, raised...

Legendary Statue Maker Vijay Khatu’s Daughter Carries on Tradition

MUMBAI, INDIA, July 22, 2018 (DNA India): Reshma Khatu is on a mission. In a week’s time, it will...

Ram temple Kanwar to feature in this year’s Kanwar Yatra

Kanwariyas on their way back from Hardwar after collecting the Ganga water. (File Photo) By Namita Bajpai Express News Service...

No permission to visit Vaishno Devi Shrine, 46 Hindus left for Karachi

Sanjeev K. Sharma JAMMU, July 25: Left with no hope of visiting the world famous Shri Mata Vaishno Devi...

Hindus in Agra enraged over the proposal to shift ancient crematorium away from the Taj

The Tajganj Crematorium can be seen barely a few dozen meters away from the Taj Mahal’s outer boundary (Photo:...

Hindus want ‘inappropriate’ Italian beer withdrawn

Upset Hindus are urging Lazio-based Pontino Brewery (Birrificio Pontino) to apologise and withdraw its “Sons of Shiva” beer; calling...

We should not forget martyrs’ sacrifices: Indresh Kumar

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU July 25:- To pay tribute to the martyrs of Kargil and other wars, Forum for Awareness...

Upset Hindus urge Missouri brewery to remove Lord Ganesha image from beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Springfield (Missouri) based award-winning Springfield Brewing Company (SBC) to apologize and not use Hindu deity...

Many US school districts closing on November 7, the day of Hindu festival Diwali

There will reportedly be no classes for students on November seven, the day of most popular Hindu festival Diwali;...

Mauritius Devotees Build 108-foot Venkateshwara Statue

MAURITIUS, July 2, 2018 (defimeida.info): The statue of the God Venkateshwara, was unveiled at 16th Mile in Forest-Side, Curepipe,...

Hindus concerned over trivialization of Hinduism in Ubisoft’s upcoming game “Beyond Good & Evil 2”

Concerned about trivialization; Hindus are urging French video game publisher Ubisoft to depict Hindu deities, temples, traditions, terminology and...

Upset Hindus urge Chicago’s Field Museum to withdraw Lord Shiva plush doll from sale & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging one of the world’s largest natural history museum, The Field Museum in Chicago, to immediately...

AHMEDABAD DC Office- Pakistan Hindu Migrants reason of HAPPINESS

Download Attachment: AHMEDABAD DC OFFICE AHMEDABAD DC office has special place in hearts of Pak Hindu migrants resident of Ahmedabad....

Houston’s Entrepreneur Amit Bhandari donates $50,000 to Ekal’s Mobile Computer Lab

Houston based entrepreneur Amit Bhandari donates $50,000 to Ekal’s Digital Literacy Program. By Manu Shah Houston based entrepreneur Amit...

World Sanskrit Conference Recognizes Akshar-Purushottam Darshan as a Distinct Vedanta Tradition

VANCOUVER, CANADA, July 10, 2018 (Press Release): The 17th World Sanskrit Conference, the premier international forum for Sanskrit scholars,...

Travel from Ayodhya to Rameshwaram to Colombo in Ramayana Express; Package Starts at $220

NEW DELHI, INDIA, July 9, 2018 (Lanka Web): Religious tourism can be a boon not only for the tourism...

Shankaracharya, Puri King Oppose Entry of Non-Hindus in Jagannath Temple after SC Verdict

Shankaracharya, Puri king oppose entry of non-Hindus in Jagannath temple after SC verdict Shankaracharya Nischalananda Saraswati and Gajapati King...

Hindu temples vandalized in Trinidad

Hindu temples are vandalized again By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain: The counts keeping inflating as another Hindu temple has been...

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...

Swaminarayan School Trustees Promise to Consider Extending Notice Period for Pupils

LONDON, U.K., July 4, 2018 (Asian Voice): The Swaminarayan School in Brent has decided to extend its notice period...

Amarnath Yatra Suspended from Pahalgam, Baltal Routes; Death Toll Rises to 11

INDIA, July 4, 2018 (Economic Times): The Amarnath Yatra in south Kashmir Himalayas was suspended today from both Pahalgam...

104 out of over 1,500 Stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar Pilgrims in Nepal Rescued

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, July 3, 2018 (Times of India): Over 100 Indian pilgrims were evacuated from Simikot in Nepal on...

GHHF: Kathi Mahesh calls Lord Sri Rama a “Cheater” and insults Goddess Sita

Kathi Mahesh calls Lord Sri Rama a “Cheater” and insults Goddess Sita PROTEST March Planned from Hyderabad to Yadagiri Gutta on...


It’s faith over fear for 3,000 pilgrims as Amarnath Yatra begins

Pilgrims who set out today said their unflinching faith in Lord Shiva and the security forces had motivated them...

Archaeology and Endowments Departments Engage Agama Shastra Expert

HYDERABAD, INDIA, June 21, 2018 (The Hindu): The Department of Archaeology and Museums (DAM) has roped in Endowments Department...

Temples Promote Greenery, Give Saplings as Prasad

BHOPAL, INDIA, June 30, 2018 (Daily Pioneer): In order to encourage greenery to control environmental pollution, especially atmospheric heat...

Upset Hindus urge San Antonio art-clothing firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha leggings

Upset Hindus are urging San Antonio (Texas) based art-clothing company DiZurita for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of...

Mostly Sikhs among 19 killed in Afghan suicide attack

6:31 PM | July 01, 2018 A suicide bomber blew himself up in a city in eastern Afghanistan where...


Suresh Iyer takes over as Ekal USA President

Suresh Iyer:Ekal USA’s new President Manu Shah Suresh Iyer’s introductionto Ekal was a strange coincidence. In 2002, he was...

Pennsylvania Senate & House opened with Hindu mantras & holy water drops on June 19

On June 19, both Pennsylvania State Senate and House of Representatives in Harrisburg started their respective sessions with Hindu...

Like Dunbar Cave Park, Hindus urge Tennessee to offer yoga in all 56 State Parks

Hindus have commended Tennessee State Parks of Tennessee Government Department of Environment & Conservation for launching yoga series in...

[GHHF] Tirumala Issue – Major Allegations and The way forward

Tirumala Issue – Major Allegations and The way forward Here is the truth on what has happened in Tirumala...

In a Chinese Village, Elderly Farmers Are Now Yogis

YUGOULIANG, CHINA, June 24, 2018 (New York Times): As the top Chinese official in this village, Lu Wenzhen had...

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...

Monkeys Live Like Kings in Thailand’s Lopburi

LOPBURI, THAILAND, June 2, 2018 (Latin American Herald Tribune): Monkeys, said to be descendants of the Hindu God Hanuman,...

Revival of Pottery,an Indian Heritage by Penang Hindu Association

Revival of Pottery,an Indian Heritage by Penang Hindu Association Pottery is considered one of the oldest artistic handicrafts in...

Schools to stay closed in 7 districts of New York state on Diwali day

Seven school districts in New York state will reportedly stay closed on November seven, the day of most popular...

You’re invited to Sindh Heritage Day – Raja Dahir’s Anniversary (Jun 30, 2018)

You are invited to the following event: SINDH HERITAGE DAY – RAJA DAHIR’S ANNIVERSARY Event to be held at...

International Yoga Day celebrations by Hindu Council

Hindu Council of Australia is celebrating International Yoga day in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Details of the events are...

The Dedication of the Chaudron Temple

REUNION ISLAND, June 18, 2018 (France TV Info, translated from French): The Hindu Temple of the Chaudron district of...

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...

International Day of Yoga – Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation

Dear Ekalites, Namaskar, “Yoga is daily routine for all Ekal schools from the beginning. This is a preventive health...

Rohith Vemula’s Mother Accuses Muslim League Of Using Her For Political Gains After Making False Promises

Radhika Vemula, mother of research scholar Rohith Vemula. (Ravi Choudhary/Hindustan Times via Getty Images) The mother of research scholar...

Hindu temples broken into in Trinidad

Hindu temples broken into in Trinidad By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain: The Hare Krishna Temple, headquarters of the ISCKON in...