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

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

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...

Upset Hindus urge Philadelphia online retailer to withdraw Hindu deity bedspreads & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Wayne (a Philadelphia suburb) based online retailer “4Rissa” to apologize and withdraw bedspreads carrying images...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hindus Welcome ‘Kerala Shivaji’ Pratheesh Viswanathan Website Launch

Houston, US Hindu activists and functionaries across the board have welcomed the launch of http://pratheeshviswanath.in – website of Pratheesh...

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...

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

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

Hindu Priest Recites Vedic Prayer at White House on Scaled-Down National Day of Prayer Service

WASHINGTON D.C., May 8, 2020 (India.com): The sacred Vedic Shanti Path or peace prayer was recited by a Hindu...

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

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

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) strongly condemns the lynching of Hindu sadhus in Palgarh

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) strongly condemns the lynching of Hindu sadhus (ascetics, monks) in Palgarh, India. The...

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

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

Zed commends Pope for exploring female deacons, saying equality long overdue

Applauding His Holiness Pope Francis for launching commission to study the issue of female deacons and calling it a...

Why USA Hindus need to take off Holi: Vincent Bruno

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

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

On March 10, Alabama House of Representatives will hear bill HB235; which if enacted, would allow yoga to be...

Ekal’s Monumental “Parivartan Kumbh” With 110,000 Delegates: Prakash Waghmare

From February 16th to 18th, Lucknow, India witnessed the most monumental public Convention in its history that was attended...

Hindus denounce Miami peacock removal plan

Hindus are critical of the reported February 13 decision of Miami City Commission of relocating peafowl; stressing peacocks are...