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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

These Rohingya Refugees Actually Want to Return to Myanmar. The Difference Is They’re Hindus

BANGLADESH, January 6, 2019 (LA Times): In the world’s largest refugee camp, where 1.1 million Rohingya Muslim refugees reside,...

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...

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...

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...

How I deal with Christmas as a Hindu convert

Christmas is one of the most complicated and divisive questions facing Hinduism today. Hindus living in the West are...

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...

On the Enigma of Hanuman – Manoj Das

  Identifying Hanuman as a Dalit … would have mystified the seer-poet Valmiki. … The association of social injustice...

The power of Vedic lore

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

Leaving no stone unturned to reconstruct Yadagirigutta temple

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

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

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

Kanaka Durga Temple to Have Traditional Dress Code

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

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...

Ancient Temples Discovered During Demolition in Varanasi

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

People Hurt and Cars Torched During a Violent Riot at a Temple in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA, MALAYSIA, November 27, 2018 (Business Insider): A violent riot at a Hindu temple in a suburb of...

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,...

Malibu Hindu Temple Safe for Now

Hindu Temple Society of Southern California LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, November 11, 2018 (bulletin from Nadadur S. Kumar): “Against all...

Bronze Avudaiyar Arrives at Iraivan Temple

KAUAI, HAWAII, November 12, 2018 (Himalayan Academy–home of HPI and Hinduism Today): On the favorable day of Skanda Shasti,...

India’s President Kovind Visits Ancient Hindu Temple Heritage Site in Vietnam

DA NANG, VIETNAM, November 19, 2018 (New Kerala): President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind visited the...

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...

Diwali celebration event aims to bring Coventry communities together

Picture by Creative Commons License. A DIWALI celebration is aiming to bring the whole of Coventry together. The Diwali...

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...

A Fiery Walk of Faith for Hindus

SINGAPORE, October 29, 2018 (Straits Times): Close to 4,500 devotees braved the heat last night at Sri Mariamman Temple...

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 Jewish Festival of Lights

(Chicago, IL — September 4, 2018) — 125 years ago, Swami Vivekananda made history with his groundbreaking speech to...

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...

Hindu Youth Group Seeks Growth, Service Opportunities

HOUSTON, TEXAS, October 19, 2018 (Houston Chronicle): For Vijay Pallod, a board member of the Hindus of Greater Houston,...

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

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

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

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

The Largest Handwritten Family Tree in the World

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

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

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

West Bengal: Yunnan comes alive in a Kolkata Durga Puja pandal

The organisers had expressed their wish to collaborate with the consulate last year, when Ma had visited their puja....

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

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

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...

Thousands Expected at Annual Hindu Festival

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, October 13, 2018 (Edinburgh News): For more than two decades thousands of people have gathered to enjoy...

Subramanian Swamy Moves High Court for Liberation of Tirumala Temple from Government Control

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy (File | PTI) By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Rajya Sabha member and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy...

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...

The fascinating legends of Navratri

With Navratri just around the corner, there is a significant degree of bliss and felicity in the air surrounding...

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

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

India’s First Vedic Research Centre To Be Set Up At Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University (Wikimedia Commons) The foundation for the country’s first Centre for Vedic Research was laid by Prime...

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...

Yoga now tolerated in new ‘open’ Saudi Arabia

Yoga studios are springing up in Saudi Arabia amid Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s call for an “open, moderate...

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...

Nepal’s Restored Manakamana Temple Sparkles in Gold

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

Hindu Festival Draws Hundreds to Botley

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

Hindu Ceremony Sees Lord Ganesha Statues Immersed in Sea at Clacton

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

Maharashtra Rolls Out Red Carpet for Lord Ganesha

MUMBAI, INDIA, September 13, 2018 (Daiji World): Maharashtra rolled out the red carpet for the popular elephant-headed God, Lord...

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,...

Preservation of India’s Heritage is Nationalism, says Vice-President Naidu

INDIA, September 15, 2018 (India Post): India’s Vice President Venkaiah Naidu renewed Swami Vivekananda’s message to the World Parliament...

Devotees Bring Ganapati Idols Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi

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

Around 70,000 devotees visit Pashupati on Teej

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

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...

Temple Inscriptions Getting Wiped Out

CHENNAI, INDIA, August 24, 2018 (The Hindu): A majority of temples in and around Chennai have undergone restoration and...

The World’s First Ganesha Statue that Grows into a Tree

INDIA, September 6, 2018 (Tree Ganesha): The Tree Ganesha is made of red soil, organic fertilizer, natural color and...

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...

Thames Valley Police officers join in at Hindu festival

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

A Brazilian’s journey from yoga to Hinduism

Dafne Pires Pinto Sangareddy: A Brazilian research scholar, who has been practising yoga and meditation for over 12 years, has...

World Hindu Congress: Hinduism Embraces People of All Faiths; Tolerance, Diversity Its Facets, Says Krishnamoorthi

Chicago: Tolerance, love, diversity, and inclusion are the facets of Hinduism which embraces people regardless of their faith, Indian-American...

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/

The Meaning Of Krishna’s Eternal Smile

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

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...

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

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

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...

Consecration of Kasi Viswanath Temple: Where North and South Merged

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

What Was the Spoken Language of Ancient India if Sanskrit Was Never Spoken By the Masses?

INDIA, April 16, 2018 (Quora, by Ram Abloh): Sanskrit was the spoken language of ancient India, in spite of...

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...

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

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

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

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

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...

Register for a free self study course on Hinduism

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

Jagannatha Puri Ratha Yatra 14th July 2018

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

Amit Shah reaches out to seers for Kumbh mela, Hindutva and second term of Modi Raj.

BJP president Amit Shah offers prayers during the inauguration of Maujgiri Ghat of Juna Akhara in Allahabad on Friday...

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

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Scores of Stolen Temple Murthis Located in Museums Abroad

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Jean Arasanayagam Wins 2017 Gratiaen Prize

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No Minority Status for Hindus at National Level, Says NCM Panel in Interim Report

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[GHHF] How to Revive and Preserve Hinduism: Interview in English on CVR Channel

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Case Against Tamil Film Lyricist Vairamuthu Over Alleged Remarks On Hindu Goddess

Police said a case was registered against Vairamuthu, 64, based on a complaint from a Hindu Munnani functionary. Case...

Is Chutney out of place in Carnival? : Dr Kumar Mahabir

Is Chutney out of place in Carnival? By Dr Kumar Mahabir When people get angry, they tend to speak...

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Over 20 lakh devotees take holy dip on Makar Sankranti

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Hindus urge Finland Govt. to require recording of gelatine source on food, which many times is beef

Hindus are urging Finland Government and its Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira to mandate food manufacturers to mention the...

Tirupati Temple’s Non-Hindu Employees–Additional Report

INDIA, January 11, 2018 (First Post): The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), an autonomous government body which looks after the...

Hindu Sangam warns against carrying out Thaipusam rites during lunar eclipse

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Telangana: Inventory of Statues Sought in Ancient Temples

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

Dr. Subramanian Swamy’s Lecture on the Repeal of Endowment Act in Chicago

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Upset Hindus urge Hong Kong firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha bottoms & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Hong Kong headquartered e-commerce company CowCow.com for immediate withdrawal of various bikini-bottoms carrying images of...

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Texas’ Coppell School District

Hindus are urging Coppell Independent School District (CISD) in suburban Dallas, with 47.4% students Asian, to proclaim official holiday...

SL Navy behind causing temple controversy at Kooniththeevu

Without having established anything scientifically and without even officially declaring anything through...

A Neuroscientist Explores the “Sanskrit Effect”

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Magh Mela Festival Commences

A Hindu devotee offers prayers after taking a ritualistic bath at the Triveni Sangam, the meeting point of the...

Rajiv Malhotra Interview with Aditi Banerjee on her forthcoming book, The Queen Who Cursed a God

    Interview with Aditi Banerjee on her forthcoming book The Queen Who Cursed a God    Aditi Banerjee...

USHA Holds Reception For Consul General Of India In Atlanta

For Immediate Release December 16, 2017 USHA holds reception in honor of Nagesh Singh, Consul General of Atlanta. December...

Hindus welcome Jewish Federation offering free yoga in Massachusetts for “Peace of Mind”

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires is offering free Chair Yoga to the community “for Flexibility, Mobility and Peace of...

Hindu prayers to open Nevada’s capital Carson City Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors of Nevada’s capital Carson City will start their day on February 15 with Sanskrit mantras, containing...

Hindus concerned at alarmingly high rates of prize denials to Patels by Georgia Lottery

Hindus are concerned at the reportedly alarmingly high rates of prize denials to the Hindu and Indo-American community by...

RSS Press Statement calling to maintain unity and harmony in society

Appeal to the society by RSS Akhil Bharatiya Prachaar Pramukh, Dr.Manmohanji Vaidya in the context of current violence in...

The Worshiping of Srimati Tulasi-devi

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CBI arrests an absconding accused in RSS Chennai bomb blast killings

CBI ARRESTS AN ABSCONDING ACCUSED IN A CASE RELATING TO BOMB BLAST AT THE MADRAS HEAD QUARTER OF A...

[GHHF] Relocation of all Hindu Temples affected by Polavaram Project

  Relocation of all Hindu Temples affected by Polavaram Project  Source: GHHF

After Constitution, Army, RSS keeps Indians safe: Former Supreme Court judge

Retired Supreme Court judge K T Thomas said he feels the Sangh imparts discipline to its volunteers for “protection...

Hindu Gods of Japan

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Mumbai Media Spl. broadcast : 20 Jan 2018 – WHEF Business Summit @Mumbai “Accelerating Economy of Bharat”

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Suresh Iyer, Chairman of Infospectrum Is Ekal USA New President

Dear Ekalites, It has been a great honor and privilege to serve as the President of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation...

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