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

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

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

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

Politics of Pandemic in India

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

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

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

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

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

Divali message of former councillor Paras Ramoutar

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

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

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

Trinidad to hold Phagwah(Holi) conference

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

Hindus celebrate Shiva Raatri in Trinidad

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

World Hindu Council of America Statement on Shooting in Indianapolis

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

Upset Hindus urge Neiman Marcus to withdraw Lord Ganesha cufflinks & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Dallas headquartered luxury fashion retailer “Neiman Marcus” to immediately withdraw Hindu deity Ganesha shaped cufflinks,...

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

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

Trinidad Hindus Observe Navaratri, Ram Navami, Hanuman Jayanti in April Amidst Covid 19

PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, April 11, 2021 (HPI by Paras Ramoutar): Amidst the dreaded Covid-19 Pandemic, Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago,...

Powerful Temples of Mauritius

MAURITIUS, April 10, 2021 (Indian Spice): The history of Hindu temples in Mauritius is amazing – in many instances...

Hindu prayer to open Nevada’s Ely City Council on April 22, 1st time in 114 years

For the first time since its incorporation in 1907, Hindu mantras will start the day of Ely City Council...

Evangelical Christian mayor of Billings to recite Hindu opening-prayer in Sanskrit at City Council

In a remarkable gesture of inclusion and diversity, William A. Cole, Mayor of Montana’s largest city Billings and an...

Akhadas differ on conclusion of Kumbh Mela in view of Covid-19

Two Akhadas opining that the Kumbh Mela should conclude now considering the rising cases of Covid-19 has resulted in...

Kumbh to be Suspended After Appeal by the Prime Minister

NEW DELHI, INDIA, April 17, 2021 (PTI): Amid nationwide concern over the large gatherings seen during the Kumbh Mela,...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Hindus urge French brewery to withdraw Lord Shiva beer & apologize

Hindus are urging Grenade sur Garonne (Occitanie, France) based brewery Brasserie du Gobelet to apologize and withdraw its “Shiva...

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...

Char Dham Opening Dates: Holy shrine of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Gangotri Portals Open on This Date

INDIA, March 16, 2021 : For devotees who have been waiting to know the dates that the doors to...

Verses from Hindu holy scriptures to start the day of Tennessee’s Cleveland City Council

Cleveland City Council (Tennessee) will start its meeting on April 12 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest...

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...

Miami sportswear firm removes Lord Ganesh leggings after Hindu protest

Miami (Florida) headquartered firm Martha Acuna Sport Wear seems to have removed from its website Ganesh Lavanda Leggings, carrying...

Hindu mantras to start the day of Utah’s Sanpete County 1st time in 171 years

Reportedly for the first time since its founding in 1850, Sanpete County Commission (Utah) in Manti will start its...

Hindu prayers began the day of Utah’s Sanpete & Emery counties 1st time in history

Reportedly for the first time since their founding in 1850 and 1880 respectively, Utah’s Sanpete County Commission in Manti...

Ancient Hindu shlokas to start the day of Utah’s North Ogden City Council on March 23

North Ogden City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on March 23 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s...

Hindus welcome world’s largest Cathedral offering yoga classes

Hindus have welcomed The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York, an Episcopal church which is...


In a historic first, Clinton City Council in Missouri opening with Hindu mantras

For the first time since its formation, Clinton City Council (Missouri) will start its meeting with Hindu prayer on...

Hindu prayers from Sanskrit scriptures opening California’s Newport Beach City Council

Newport Beach City Council (California) will start its meeting with Hindu prayers on January 26, containing verses from world’s...

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...

On its 50 th. Anniversary, World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) has inaugurated it’s very first dedicated Hindu Center in the US

October 31, 2020   On October 24, 2020, the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center...

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...

Clergy should read the opening prayer in New Zealand Parliament

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has suggested that diverse religious leaders should read the opening prayer in New Zealand...

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...

If you wish to serve as a Hindu speaker, join Hindu Speakers Bureau

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, October 28, 2020 (Hindu Speakers Bureau press release): In the West, often, the material prepared to...

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...

University of Sydney to “seriously” look into article in its paper ridiculing Hinduism

The University of Sydney (USYD) has assured to “seriously” look into an article in its student newspaper “Honi Soit”...

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 ...

“The India Unity Day – Rastriya Ekta Diwas” , Virtual celebration on Oct. 31, 2020 Saturday

“The India Unity Day – Rastriya Ekta Diwas” , Virtual celebration on Oct. 31, 2020 Saturday Please find herewith...

Upset Hindus seek apology for University of Sydney paper ridiculing Hinduism

Upset Hindus are urging for apology from The University of Sydney (USYD) for its student newspaper unnecessarily disparaging and...

Grand Hindu Temple Hall Inaugurated in Antananarivo, Madagascar; Hindu Temple to Come Soon

ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR, October 18, 2020 : On the occasion of Navratri 2020, a grand Hindu temple hall was inaugurated...

Hindus Establish New Temple In Ireland

IRELAND, October 18, 2020 : Ireland does not look like the country that one would spontaneously associate with Hinduism....

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...

Hindus appeal for Diwali holiday in Gibraltar

Hindus are seeking public/bank holiday in Gibraltar on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu...

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...

Virus Curbs Nepal’s Festivals

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, September 29, 2020 : The old palace courtyard packed with hundreds of thousands of people each year...

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...

Furniture giant IKEA apologizes after Hindu protest over campaign video trivializing yoga

Multinational home furnishings retailer IKEA has apologized after Hindus protested over its recently launched Australia campaign video “IKEA product...

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...

Madras High Court Quashes Palani Temple’s Move to Appoint Paid Contractors to Clean the Temple Instead of Volunteer Devotees

CHENNAI, INDIA, September 25, 2020 : The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday delivered a verdict...

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...

How Stolen Hindu Statues Were Discovered in UK

UNITED KINGDOM, September 19, 2020 : Three bronze sculptures stolen from a southern Indian temple more than 40 years...

Hindu temples reopening in Harare with protocols

Two Hindu temples in Harare (Zimbabwe), run by The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH), which have been closed for few...

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...

Hindus feel unfairly treated at England’s Durham University

Hindus are concerned at what they view as unfair treatment at England’s prestigious Durham University (DU). Distinguished Hindu statesman...

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...

Plan to convert theater to a Hindu temple recommended in Alabama’s Hoover

The Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission, in its September 14 meeting, reportedly recommended approval of a Hindu temple in...

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...

Gurukool Waits to Open Its Doors to Students

UNITED STATES, September 8, 2020 : Madhavi Prabha, a teacher with a vision, quit her regular teaching job after...

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 Suriname is rare

Political violence against Indians in Suriname is rare With reporting by Dr Kumar Mahabir The following is a REPORT...

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...

Sri Lanka: Parliamentary Group approves proposal to ban cow slaughter

The decision was taken by him in his capacity as the Minister of Buddha Sasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs....

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...

Vishwa Hindu Parishad demands OTT platform to remove ‘anti-Hindu’ content; warns of street agitations

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has issued a stern warning against an OTT platform stating that it should remove content...

Opposing temple in Islamabad is self-evident postulation for CAA justification: VHP

New Delhi, July 18, 2020 – The Vishva Hindu Parishad today said that the widespread opposition to the construction...

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...

Ayodhya is one & well known to the world: Alok kumar, VHP

New Delhi, July 14, 2020 – The working president of Vishva Hindu Parishad advocate shri Alok kumar today said...

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...

It was “morally right” thing to do—Hindu & Jew leaders welcome retiring of ‘Redskins’ name

Jewish and Hindu religious leaders have welcomed dropping of the ‘Redskins’ name from the Washington DC National Football League...

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...

Covid-19 Safety Protocols in Place, Amarnath Yatra Begins With Special Prayers

INDIA, July 6, 2020 : Special prayers were held Sunday at Pahalgam on the occasion of Ashad-Purnima, marking the...

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...

Indian Mind Sciences | Harvard’s Herb Benson with Rajiv Malhotra

Indian Mind SciencesRajiv Malhotra and Dr Herbert Benson discuss the future of mind sciences and how it can form...

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...

Infinity Foundation’s The Ex-Christian Show- Episode 1

  THE EX-CHRISTIAN SHOW-EPISODE 1 Dr. Anush Solomon Joy comes from THE MOST prominent Christian missionary family in India. His family...

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...

VHPA Online Bal Vihar

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

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...

Upset Hindus plead Anheuser-Busch InBev for name change of its “Brahma” beer

Upset Hindus have urged Leuven (Belgium) headquartered Anheuser-Busch InBev, “largest brewer in the world”, to change the name of...

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...

Reminiscences of an era of darkness: Did the RSS save Indian democracy?

Cover photo: Lokanayak Jaya Prakash Narayan addressing a crowd in Bihar. BY GOKUL KUNNATH* The first 6 months of...

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...

Covid Fears Cancel Chidambaram Festival Cancelled for First Time Ever

INDIA, June 18, 2020 : The annual Ani Thirumanjanam car festival at Sri Sabanayagar temple, popularly known as Sri...

Diverse religious leaders urge Las Vegas casino to remove statues of Hindu & Jain deities & apologize

In a remarkable interfaith gesture; Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Jain religious leaders have urged the Las Vegas casino Mandalay Bay to remove statues...

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...

Madhya Pradesh VHP Cow Vigilante Killed, Chilling Murder Caught On Camera

Ravi Vishwakarma, the district in-charge of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad “gau raksha” wing in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad, the police...

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...

With Coffers Empty, Kerala’s Padmanabhaswamy Temple to Seek Help From Royal Family

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, INDIA, June 15, 2020 : In the wake of depleting revenue amid lockdown restrictions, the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple...

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...

Scaled-Down Jagannath Temple Festival Proceeds

INDIA, June 23, 2020 : The annual seven-day Rath Yatra festival typically sees millions of devotees gathering at the...

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...

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...

Yoga No Good For Cooped-up Greeks, Says Church

ATHENS, GREECE, June 3, 2020 (Urdu Point): Greece’s influential church on Wednesday said it strongly frowned upon the use...

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...

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...

Hindu Endowment Board Against Reopening Temples

GEORGETOWN, MALAYSIA, May 29, 2020: The Penang Hindu Endowment Board (PHEB) will recommend to the state government against the...

Revise History Books to include the Pandit Exodus in India

Neethi KAUL started this petition to Government of India India January 1990. The state of Jammu and Kashmir witnessed gruesome happenings,...

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...

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...

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...

Devotees Set for New Normal; SOP for Hindu Temples Submitted

KUANTAN, MALAYSIA, May 10, 2020 (New Strait Times): Temple visits could soon be a whole new experience for Hindu...

Badrinath Temple to Reopen on May 15 With Only 27 People; No Devotees Allowed

UTTARAKHAND, INDIA, May 13, 2020 : Today, amid Coronavirus lockdown, devotees took out processions from the Narsingh Temple in...

Tirupati Temple Chairman Dismisses Reports of Fund Crunch

VIJAYAWADA, INDA, May 13, 2020 : Though Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), the chief custodian of the world’s richest temple...

Decision on Amarnath Yatra after Review of Covid-19 Situation

INDIA, April 25, 2020 (Indian Express): According to an official release, Lt Governor G. C. Murmu, while interacting with...

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project Uncovers Fabulous Old Temples

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

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Hindus urge Alabama lawmakers to show maturity & approve bill allowing yoga in schools

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HIGHLIGHTS Pakistan will start restoration process from Sialkot’s Jagannath Temple 408 of 428 Hindu temples in Pakistan were converted...

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

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Hindus worldwide are urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison to censure Treasurer Josh Frydenberg for mocking deeply revered Hindu practices...

Restore The Ancient SriRama Temple Lying In Ruins

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

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Hindus cautiously welcome British Museum for showcasing Tantra in upcoming exhibition

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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 Yokohama clothing firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha socks & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Yokohama (Japan) based clothing company Ametsuchi for immediate withdrawal of socks carrying image of Hindu...

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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...

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

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Commending two Ohio public schools, Scott High (Toledo) and Lancaster High; for reportedly offering yoga as detention alternative; Hindus...

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

Hindus seek dedicated area for scattering cremated remains in Cardiff

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Despite of the threat of the police and rolling party TMC and CPI(M), Hindu Samhati organized a big rally...

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...

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Parshuram Kund Mela to be made calendar event: Mein

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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,...

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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...

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Bachu cited the reintroduction of Indian languages as subjects in government schools and declaring Diwali a public holiday in...

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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

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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...

Interfaith Religious Studies For Non-Muslims Should Be Introduced In Schools: Penang Hindu Association

22/12/2019 Interfaith Religious Studies For Non-Muslims Should Be Introduced In Schools On behalf of Penang Hindu Association and Malaysia...

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...

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

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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...

Hindus urge St Andrews Univ for objective treatment of Hinduism in upcoming theology encyclopedia

Hindus are urging University of St Andrews (USTA) in Scotland to give Hinduism an objective treatment in its upcoming...

Yoga Session 2020 – Swami Ramdev Live in Sydney

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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...

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Rain does not dampen fervour of 15,000 devotees at Hindu temple consecration ceremony in Singapore

SINGAPORE – Even as the rain poured early on Sunday morning (Dec 15), the crowds outside the Sri Layan...

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

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Pilgrimage Conference Held in Varanasi

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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...

Hindus heart-broken by renowned Prado Museum not including Hindu gods in “The Gods” exhibition

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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...


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 Amazon to apologize & withdraw buffalo-skull carved with Lord Ganesha

Upset Hindus are urging world’s largest online retailer Amazon.com for the immediate withdrawal of wall-hanging showing image of Hindu...

Ontario Passes Proclaims November Hindu Heritage Month

ONTARIO, CANADA, November 18, 2019 : Ontario is home to a large and vibrant Hindu community. Since the first...

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...

Exhibition Celebrates Temples of Odisha

NEW DELHI, INDIA, November 24, 2019 : An ongoing exhibition here showcases the intricate richness of revered Hindu temples...

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

Trinidad Hindu leader Sat Maharaj dies at 88

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

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Pakistan’s Hindu refugees queue to become Indians

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Sabarimala Ayyappa Seva Samajam along with crores of Ayyappa Devotees welcomes the Verdict of Hon.Supreme Court

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

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Bali Government Sets Aside $114,076 to Revamp Besakih Temple in 2020

Bali’s provincial government is setting aside around IDR1.6 billion (US$114,076) to revamp the Besakih Temple complex in Karangasem regency...

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...

Hindus disappointed at England church banning yoga

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One Killed in Nepal During Clash over Statue Immersion

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, November 1, 2019 (PYI): A 20-year-old Indian national was killed after security forces in southern Nepal opened...

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...

Australian jewellery firm apologizes & removes Lord “Ganesha anklet” within 24-hours of Hindu protest

Byron Bay (New South Wales) headquartered Heart Mala Sacred Jewellery, has apologized and withdrawn anklet, carrying image of Hindu...

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

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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...

Expel the Darkness: The Infinity Foundation Journey

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Netflix Greenlights TV Series about Hindu Deities from Indian American Animator Sanjay Patel

Veteran Indian American Pixar director and animator Sanjay Patel is behind Netflix’s latest animated series, “Ghee Happy.” But this...

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

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History and Significance of Diwali, the Festival of Lights

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

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Badrinath Shrine to be Closed to Public from November 17

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India’s Slowing Economy Hits Hindu Festival Celebrations

NEW DELHI, INDIA, October 10, 2019 (CNA video report): A major religious festival in India has seen a tightening...

Durga Puja Ends on Bijoya Dashami

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Hard Times Have Pakistani Hindus Looking to India

By Maria Abi-Habib JODHPUR, India — By the time an angry Muslim mob stormed the local Hindu school and ransacked an adjacent...

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...


Trinidad audience enthralled with Indian version of , “Romeo and Juliet”: Paras Ramoutar

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Hypocrisies of Malala and her party exposed

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Hinduism in Latin America: Rajiv Malhotra

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RSS Sarsanghachalak interacted with foreign media

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Hindus In Ghana: The Struggle for Identity: Rajiv Malhotra

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An Ancient Tradition has Happened at Middle Cove for Decades. And Hardly Anyone Knows about it

NEWFOUNDLAND, CANADA, September 11, 2019 (CBC): For nearly 50 years, perhaps longer, the beach at Middle Cove has witnessed...

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...

Sisodia steps in after 3 Pak Hindu refugee children denied admission in Delhi govt school

The three children had been denied admission to Class 9 as they flouted age norms. Sisodia told ThePrint that...

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...

United Arab Emirates Authorities Officially Recognize a Hindu Temple

ABU DHABI, September 25, 2019 (Herald Malaysia): From the United Arab Emirates comes another, important signal of tolerance and...

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

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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,...

More than 100 sacred Balinese dances barred from commercial use

Legong, a traditional Balinese dance, performed in Ubud, Bali. (Shutterstock/Ko Backpacko) At 63 years old, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana...

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

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Bangladeshi Hindu Plight Exposed: Rajiv Malhotra

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[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...

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Leicester’s Kashmir Solidarity Campaign protest turns into a shocking incitement to Hindu hatred event

Leicester’s Kashmir Solidarity Campaign protest turns into a shocking incitement to Hindu hatred event A protest organised by Andrea...

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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...

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...

Khairatabad set to honour Ganesha with 750 kg laddu

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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

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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 …...

Hindus seek display of Bhagavad Gita at Manchester Veterans Hospital

Hindus would also like to display ancient Hindu scripture Bhagavad-Gita on the entrance lobby table at Veterans Affairs Medical...

Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation “Rapidly Approaching 100,000 Schools Target”

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VHPA Appeal for Victims of Bihar & Assam Floods

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The spatial politics of Lahore’s Hindu temples

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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...

Many takers for eco-friendly Ganesha idols

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Tirupati goes the extra mile, makes ‘recyclable’ idols

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

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

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

Two Thousand People at Italy’s Ganesha Festival”

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

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...

Ganesh Chaturthi

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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...


Enroll in Orientation to Hindu Studies at Hindu University of America

Follow Hindu University of America on Social Media! Did you know that the Hindu University of America has a...

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

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Bhagvad Gita Scholarship for Middle and High School Students of US

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Say Howdy to Modi in Houston this September

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Puducherry – Vedanta Scholar Swami Thathvabodhananda Brutally Murdered

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Oklahoma launches yoga as “brain-breaks” for students, while it is banned in nearby Alabama

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Registration open for World Hindu Economic Forum annual conference Mumbai 27-29th Sep’19

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

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Fall sessions – Global Hindu Research and Development Workshop

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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...

Cow Slaughter And Hindu Persecution In The Indian Subcontinent: A Short History

A pamphlet protesting cow slaughter, first created in 1893. A meat eater (mamsahari) is shown as a demon wielding...

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

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Upset Hindus urge Georgia clothing firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh mat & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Athens (Georgia) based apparel and home goods company Vision Lab for immediate withdrawal of yoga...

Om Shakti Foundation, Hi-tech healthcare for Hindus, launched in Houston with Major-General (Retd) G.D.Bakshi

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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...

Puppet show draws crowds to raise funds for Support a Child – A VHP initiative

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HSC Hosts Charcha Chat with Prof. Subhash Kak on Article 370

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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

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Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project Ahead of Schedule

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Journalists clashed with Khalistanis for tricolor, people braved salute on social media

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The real story of how Pakistani and Khalistani groups indulged in violent protests in London and attacked the Indian Diaspora

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

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Sewa International – Ganesh Utsav 2019 Schedule

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Charleston yoga firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesha mat within hours of Hindu protest

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Ganesh Festival in La Courneuve: “It’s Important to be able to Practice our Religion Here”

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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

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Arumugaswamy Parades in a Newly Built Chariot in Maviddapuram Kandaswamy Kovil after 29 Years

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“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

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

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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...

Lord Ganesha Float Procession Launched

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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...

Upset Hindus urge Santa Cruz sock company to withdraw Lord Ganesh socks & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging sock company MERGE4 based out of Santa Cruz (California) for immediate recalling of socks carrying...

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....

Ground-breaking of $1.2 million Columbus Ganesh Temple in Indiana on August 3

Ground-breaking ceremony of 8,000 square feet Sri Ganesh Mandir in Columbus, Indiana; complete with ancient Hindu rituals conducted by...

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...

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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,...

Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at University of Virginia

Hindus are urging for a permanent and dedicated Prayer Room at University of Virginia (UVA), renowned global research university...

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...

Hindu Temple Hombruch Holds Festival

HOMBRUCH, GERMANY, July 12, 2019 (Ruhr Nachrichten, translated from German): From the outside, the temple at 24 Kieferstrasse seems...

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...

Devotees from Odisha’s Baripada Celebrate Suna Besha in Large Numbers

Devotees in large numbers thronged the Mausima temple in Baripada to witness the Suna Besha or Dwarika Besha of...

Upset Hindus urge Florence firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh yoga mat & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Florence (Italy) based company Yogic Yantra for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat carrying image of...

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...

Pakistan: Ancient Hindu temple in Sialkot reopens after 72 years

An ancient Hindu temple in Sialkot in Pakistan’s Punjab province has been reopened for worshippers after 72 years on...

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

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Hyderabad: Biggest Ganesh Statue this Year Under Construction

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Government sets up seperate board to promote Vedic Education

According to the Indian Express report, the Human Resources Development (HRD) ministry has accepted the proposal to establish India’s...

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...

Sri Siva Vishnu Temple Holds Town Hall on Caribbean Hinduism

image: WASHINGTON, DC, June 5, 2019 (HAF): Lanham, Maryland’s Sri Siva Vishnu Temple Center for Dharma Education hosted a town...

Utah’s Oakley City Council opened with Hindu mantras 1st time in 86 years on June 10

Hindu prayers opened the June 10 meeting of Oakley City Council (Utah) for the first time since its incorporation...

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...

Maine Senate & House open with Hindu prayers

Both Maine House of Representatives and Senate in Augusta opened their June three and four sessions respectively with Hindu...

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...

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...

Hindus urge Germany to take the safety & freedoms of Jews more seriously

Hindus are urging Germany to take immediate steps to halt the reportedly rising anti-Semitism, instead of warning Jews not...

Councils of 6 Utah cities to start the day with Hindu mantras in June

Hindu prayers will open the meetings of six city councils in Utah between June 10 to 13, containing verses...

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...

Head of Hindu Monastery of Africa, Ghana, Swami Satyanand dies

Swami Satyanand Saraswati The Head of the Hindu Monastery of Africa, the most revered Ghanaian, Swami Satyanand Saraswati has...

Wake up and roll up your sleeves before Bengal becomes another Kashmir: Salil Gewali

It’s highly condemnable that some goons in Kolkata have also destroyed the statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, the pride...

Houston 2019 – “Hindu Agenda in the Modi Era” – Dr. Koenraad Elst

Global Hindu Awareness Seminar Series Houston 2019 When: Saturday, June 1st, 2019, 2:00 pm — 4:00 pm, Houston Venue:Holiday Inn...

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...

Hindu Society of Minnesota proudly Hosts 9th Annual Hindu American Vanaprasthi Network (HAVAN) Conference

HAVAN Conference Brouchure June 1st, 2019 | 9am-6pm Venue: Nath Auditorium at Hindu Temple Of Minnesota 10530 Troy Lane...

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...

Ontario’s Hindu Cultural Centre plans $1.6 million expansion

The Hindu Cultural Centre (HCC) in London (Ontario, Canada) has reportedly planned $1.6 million expansion. This expansion, aimed to...

World Hindu Council of America to Hold Threads 2019 Conference in Boston November 1 to 3

NATICK, MASSACHUSETTS, May 23, 2019 (Press Release): The World Hindu Council of America is pleased to announce THREADS 2019,...

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...

Masters of Memory: How the ancients learnt the Vedas perfectly

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

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...

Hindu Rohingyas are stuck in Bangladesh

KUTUPALONG, BANGLADESH, May 8, 2019 (Religion News): As talks restart this month about repatriating Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh back...

Indian Roots In Foreign Soil

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

Japan abode of Hindu deities revealed in film by India expert

According to Behl, many words in the Japanese language are from Sanskrit.  Benoy K. Behl New Delhi: It may...

Students and funds fall short at Sanskrit school

Goa faces shortage of priests during Chaturthi and other festivals, but Sanskrit school that provides 90 per cent of...

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...

Jallianwala Bagh: British Regret

Jallianwala Bagh was a terrible massacre. My lecture in the British House of Parliament a year ago called for...

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...

HinduAssociationUSA Donations to help the victims of Fani Cyclone in India ~ Urgent Appeal for Help

American Hindu Association(AHA) May 4, 2019   Donations to help the victims of Fani Cyclone in India.    Millions of...

Hindu mantras to open Las Vegas, Clark, Henderson, N. Las Vegas, Mesquite Councils

Clark County Board of Commissioners and City Councils of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Mesquite in Nevada will...

Hindu festival of colour celebrated in Aylesbury

Published by Dan Gooding at 8:03am 27th April 2019. You could be covered in colourful paint this afternoon in Aylesbury. The...

Hanuman Chalisa Resonates Throughout Trinidad

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

United in their devotion

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

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

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

Hanuman devotees paint the city saffron

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

Shankaracharya of Gobardhan Peeth Concerned about Jagannath Temple Management

Puri: In the wake of Supreme Court’s proposal to hand over the management of the Jagannath temple to the...

Hanuman Jayanti

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

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

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

Rajiv Malhotra: “Hindu Music Compromised”

BENGALURU, INDIA, April 8, 2019: Excellent video of Rajiv Malhotra’s keynote address to a conference organized by Bharatiya Vidya...

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...

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

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

Navratri: How Devotees Are Observing First Day Of Chaitra Navratri

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

Desecration of Hindu Temple a Hate Crime

The World Hindu Council of America strongly condemns the vandalism at the Hindu mandir in Louisville, Kentucky. The Swaminarayan...

Hinduism in focus at CNN Town Hall

WASHINGTON, DC: CNN held a Town Hall with Tulsi Gabbard – the first Hindu American to be elected to...

Hindu temple planned in England’s Milton Keynes

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

Eye-Catching Indians Temple in South Iran

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

Holi Around the World

Holi knows no bars, Holi knows no boundaries too. Across the world wherever Indians or people of Indian origin...

History of Holi

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

5 Places in India to Celebrate Holi, The Festival of Colours

Photo Credit: GettyImages Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival celebrated throughout India in the month of March. It...

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...

Close to 25 crore devotees visited Prayagraj Sangam for Kumbh, over one crore on Mahashivratri alone

“Till evening, as many as 1.10 crore devotees have taken a dip in the Sangam area. With Mahashivratri’s snaan,...

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...

Discarded Hindu religious statues at Auckland beaches raise concern

Rebecca at Biddick’s Bay on Tamaki Drive, has been collecting Hindu deities left as rubbish on beaches. Photo /...

Devotees queue outside temples to offer prayers on Maha Shivratri

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

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...

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

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

Shivarathri Festival Is Rare Astronomical Re-Run After 54 Years

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

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...

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

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

Leicestershire crematorium gets UK’s first Hindu shrine

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

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...

Three Diamond-Studded Golden Crowns Stolen from Tirupati Temple

TIRUPATI, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA, February 3, 2019 (India Today): Three diamond-studded golden crowns on Saturday evening went missing from...

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...

Suman Kumari becomes Pakistan’s first Hindu woman judge

ISLAMABAD: Suman Kumari has become the first Hindu woman in Pakistan to be appointed as a civil judge, according...

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...

Kumbh Mela 2019: Millions of Devotees Take Holy Dip at World’s Largest Religious Event in Prayagraj – All You Need to Know

A pilgrim takes holy dip at ‘sangam’ during Kumbh Mela  |  Photo Credit: PTI Prayagraj: The much-anticipated Kumbh Mela 2019 at...

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...