USA & CANADA – Highlights

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hindu Prayer Spoken Before City Council Meeting in Claremore Concerns Residents

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

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

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


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hindus disappointed at Durham University response to unfair treatment

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

“Ekal Foundation” Embarks on a Trailblazing Goal

From Friday Sept. 11 to Sun. Sept. 14., “Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation (EVF)” hosted its annual ‘International Conference’ in virtual...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Upset Hindus urge Orlando firm to withdraw “Blood of Kali” tea & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Coffee Shop of Horrors located in Greater Orlando (Florida) to withdraw its “Blood of Kali”...

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

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

Humari Sanskriti Invitation -Join Bhajan Sandhya by Sharma Bandhu Sun 12 July 8am IST (Sat 11 July 7.30pm PST)

Humari Sanskriti www.humarisanskriti.ca invites to join Bhajan Sandhya by eminent singers doyens of Ram darbar style of singing Sharma...

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)...

India is the bedrock of Hinduism: Indian high Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago

By PARAS RAMOUTAR  PORT  OF SPAINIndian high Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago, Shri Arun Kumar Sahu said that although...

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...

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...

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

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

Inferiority complex that prevents Indians from glorifying our own tradition

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

India’s Rama takes on China’s dragon: Taiwan News

India’s Rama poised to slay China’s dragon over Ladakh border dispute TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As news broke that...

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

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

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

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

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

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

A perspective of the present racial tensions from an African American Hindu leader

 I grew up in the South during the 1950s and 60s. Those were troublesome times for the African American...

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

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

Hindus disappointed at Church of Greece declaring yoga “incompatible”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Announcing the North American Hindu Chaplaincy Conference

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

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

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

“Whipping up Hinduphobia will Lead to Bullying and Hindu Bashing in the USA” World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) on USCIRF

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), strongly denounces the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Annual Report,...

USCIRF Troubled by Denial of Food Aid to Pakistani Hindus

USCIRF Troubled by Denial of Food Aid to Pakistani Hindus Washington, DC – The U.S. Commission on International Religious...

VHP of America Appeal for COVID-19 Relief Fund

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

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

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

The History of Yoga (2020) by Vinyasa Yoga School

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

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

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

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

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

Houston is priming up to welcome the most prominent face of Yoga

Patanjali Yogpeeth USA President Shekhar Agrawal recently announced that none other than Yogrishi Swami Ramdev himself will be in...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anti-Hindu USCIRF: Sex, crime, bigotry in the name of religious freedom

Earlier in December, when the Citizenship Amendment Bill (now Act) was passed in the Lok Sabha, USCIRF issued a...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Christians greeted on Christmas by Hindus

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

Rallies across US in support of Citizenship Amendment Act

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

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

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

Houston Hindus – Dilip Mehta, Dr. Rudranath Talukdar Contributes $500 School Supplies for Pakistan Hindu Refugees Children

29 Dec 2019, Jodhpur, India Dilip Mehta – former Hindu Mahasabha of America president and American Hindu Patriarch visited...

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...

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

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

Upset Hindus urge 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...

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

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

Upset Hindus urge Indianapolis firm to withdraw merchandise denigrating Hinduism & apologize

Hindus are urging Zorestina, an Indianapolis based t-shirt & accessories online company, for immediate withdrawal of some products, which...

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

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

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

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

Hindus seek retirement of “Dutch Black Pete”

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

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

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

Lauding Henrico for Diwali holiday, Hindus want all Virginia schools close on Diwali

Welcoming Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) in Virginia for proposing student holiday on Diwali in both the versions of...

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

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

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...

Trailblazing Historic ‘Hindu Mandir Executive Conference’ in NJ :Prakash Waghmare

“Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHPA)” sponsored historic 14th annual ‘Hindu Mandir Executive Conference (HMEC)’ in New Jersey concluded...

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...

Global Human Rights Conference in Atlanta

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

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...

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...

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,...


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...

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

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

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...

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

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

Bhagvad Gita Scholarship for Middle and High School Students of US

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

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

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


Hindus come to Tom Brady’s defense, saying yoga is a serious time-tested powerhouse

Hindus have come to the defense of New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady as many made fun of...

“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...

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

Source: World Hindu News (WHN)

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sanskriti Under Siege

    Sanskriti Under Siege     How the New Left has successfully infiltrated Sanskrit studies to hijack it...

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...

Swami Vivekananda

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

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,...

Mother Kalikambal Blesses Boston

Mother Kalikambal, you are in everything and everywhere The good and bad in life is nothing but your divine...

Concord’s Shiva Murugan Temple Breaks Ground in Elaborate Ceremony

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

Concord Temple Yatra: Unique Feat

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

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

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

New Hindu Temple to Be Built on South Main Street

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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

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

Hindus urge Trinidad & Tobago to restore visa of Hinduism students

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

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

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

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

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

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...

‘Grandest day’ as Groton Hindu temple opens to community

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

Hindu 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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hindus shocked at Vatican Museums labelling them as “cult”

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

WAVES Conference in Dallas

3 – 5 AUGUST 08:00 – 13:00   FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Brookhaven College 3939 Valley View Ln, Farmers Branch, Texas...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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


Suresh Iyer takes over as Ekal USA President

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Invitation to Celebrate International Day of Yoga at Brahma Kumaris in Houston

International Day of Yoga 2018 Sunday, June 24 at 10:00am at Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Meditation Center JOIN US...

Documentary on “Great Minds on India” launched

      A short vedio documentary on a research-based book entitled “Great Minds on India” by Salil Gewali,...

Transformations IX The Jyeshtha Ashtami Havan and Wisdom Retreat

When : Saturday June 9, 2018 – Sunday June 10, 2018 Where : Sringeri Sadhana Center, 327, Cays Rd,...

Non-Indian Hindus

UNITED STATES, May 22, 2018 (Patheos, by Mat McDermott): The phenomenon of non-Indians adopting Hinduism is not new. However,...

North Carolina Students Honor Their Teachers

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA, May 18, 2018 (India Life and Times): The Charlotte North and South chapters of Hindu Swayamsevak...


Hindus concerned at trivialization of Hinduism in Season 2 of “American Gods” TV series

Hindus are urging makers of Emmy-nominated fantasy-drama television series “American Gods” not to trivialize highly revered Hindu goddesses in...

Canadian Brahmans concerned at denigration of Brahmans in Haryana

Canadian Brahmans concerned at denigration of Brahmans in Haryana Canadian Brahmans, together with the American Brahmans, from all over Canada have...

New York’s East Williston School District closes schools on Diwali

Welcoming East Williston Union Free School District (EWUFSD) in New York declaring holiday on November seven for Diwali, Hindus...

Small Errors, Big Impact: Correcting Media Portrayals of Hinduism

UNITED STATES, May 9, 2018 (HAF): Hindu Americans comprise one of the fastest growing populations in the United States....


Why the Latest Genetic Study Does Not Rewrite India’s History

UNITED STATES, April 22, 2018 (Swarajyamag by Aseem Shukla and Swaminathan Venkataraman): Nearly a decade ago, when the Hindu...

World Hindu Congress 2018: State Heads, Chief Ministers, Global Business Leaders To Attend Mega Event In Chicago

The World Hindu Congress, from September 7 to 9, is being held to commemorate 125 years of Swami Vivekananda’s...

Renowned Getty Museum exhibiting paintings of Hindu gods

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is showcasing images of various Hindu deities in its “Pathways to...

In Danger of Losing Hinduism in India? Khadreme Hindu Samaj

GHHF Swami Paripoornanda Lecture on May 12 in Frisco. Find out Who He is? Invited to attend his lecture on...

Rajan Zed to open Oklahoma Senate, Oklahoma & Grady Counties, & Enid City with Hindu prayers

Oklahoma State Senate, Board of County Commissioners of Oklahoma County, Board of County Commissioners of Grady County and Enid...

#ReclaimTemples – A Landmark Program Empowering Hindu Temples Across Bharat

  Intellectual Kshatriyas of tomorrow The 1980s was a time of resurgence of Hindu religion and culture. The Ramjanmabhumi...

Thought provoking article By Dr. David Frawley, (American Institute of Vedic Studies, New Mexico, U..S.A.)

By Dr. David Frawley, (American Institute of Vedic Studies, New Mexico, U..S.A.) A defeatist tendency exists in the psyche...

Ontario Hindu Temple Seeking Two Priests

https://www.hamiltontemple.com/ HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA, April 17, 2018 (Press Release): The Hindu Samaj of Hamilton & Region is seeking to...

Both Pennsylvania Senate & House to open with Hindu mantras on June 19

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

Rhode Island House of Representatives to start its day with Hindu mantras on June 20

Rhode Island House of Representatives in Providence will open its June 20 session with Hindu prayers, containing verses from...

Hindu Temple breaking ground in Chatham Illinois April 21

Preparations are reportedly on for Bhoomi Puja (ground breaking) for the new about 8,500 square-feet Hindu Temple of Greater...

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in Texas’ Frisco School District

Hindus are urging Frisco Independent School District (FISD), 30 miles north of Dallas with 23.84% students Asian, to proclaim...

Lauding Edison for Diwali holiday, Hindus want all New Jersey schools close on Diwali

Welcoming Edison Township Public Schools (ETPS) in New Jersey declaring Diwali holiday for students, Hindus are urging all public...

Hindu prayer to open Enid City Council in Oklahoma on May 1

Enid City Council in Oklahoma (USA) will start its day with Hindu invocation on May one, containing verses from...

Record observances on Lord Hanuman Jayanti in Trinidad : Paras Ramoutar

Record observances on Lord Hanuman Jayanti in Trinidad By Paras Ramoutar Port-of- Spain: It has been a series of...

New Jersey public library celebrating Hindu festival Holi

New Brunswick Free Public Library (NBFPL) in New Jersey, run by the City of New Brunswick, is celebrating Hindu...

Invitation: 07 April 2018 Jodhpur Inauguration Of ‘Vishwa Hindu Samachar’ By Hon’ble VHP Intl. Chief Dr. Pravin Togadia

    PDF Download 07 Apr Jodhpur Vishwa Hindu Samachar Launch By Dr. Pravin Togadia

Utah’s Juab County Commission to open with Hindu prayer for 1st time

Juab County Commission will start its day in Nephi (Utah, USA) with Hindu mantras on June four, for the...

SHANI MAHA POOJA ON MARCH, SATURDAY, 31,2018

GAURI SIDDHIVINAYAK TEMPLE 5645 HILLCROFT AVE. SUITE # 701 HOUSTON, TX 77036 PHONE @ 832-466-9868 Our mailing address is:...

Hindu prayer to start the day of Utah’s Centerville City Council on June 5

Hindu mantras will open the Centerville City Council in Utah (USA) on June five, containing verses from world’s oldest...

Hindus urge Prince Harry & Meghan to visit Hindu temple after wedding to seek blessings

Since both Meghan Markle and Prince Harry now reportedly practice yoga, Hindus are urging them to visit a Hindu...

Indian Consulates to Propagate Indian Culture

WASHINGTON DC, March 11, 2018 (The Hindu): In a new initiative by the Narendra Modi government, a band of...

Oklahoma Senate to open with Hindu prayer

Oklahoma State Senate in Oklahoma City will start its day with Hindu prayers on April 30, containing verses from...

Hindus planning to urge Macy’s, Footlocker, etc., to not carry Pharrell-Adidas Holi shoes

As American singer Pharrell Williams and multinational sportswear corporation Adidas had been ignoring to rename their collaboratively launched Holi...

VHPA Mourns Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswati Shankaracharya Swamigal Attaining Samadhi

World Hindu Council of America Inc. (VHPA) VP, Awareness, Media, PR P.O. Box 2009, Natick, MA 01760 732-744-0851; office@vhp-america.org; www.vhp-america.org   ...

Iowa Senate & House kicked off their sessions with Hindu prayers on Monday

On February 26, both Iowa State Senate and House of Representatives in Des Moines started their respective sessions with...

Illinois Senate & House opened with Hindu prayers

On February 27 and 28 respectively, Illinois State Senate and House of Representatives in Springfield started their sessions with...

GHHF Memorandum of Concerns submitted to Chandrababu Naidu

Memorandum of Concerns submitted to Honorable Sri Chandrababu Naidu   ———————————————————————————————————— DONATIONS Please DONATE. Your donations are appreciated...

World Hindu Council (VHPA) Appeal for Florida School shooting victims

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    ...

Concerned Hindu Americans rally for imprisoned leader Tapan Ghosh in the Silicon Valley

SILICON VALLEY, US On 14th of February, 2018, Hindu Samhati organized one of the largest pro-Israel rally in history...

Nevada’s capital Carson City Board of Supervisors opened with Hindu mantras

    Board of Supervisors of Nevada’s capital Carson City, founded in 1858, began its day on February 15...

Let DACA Kids Pay for Border Wall and Get ‘Purple’ Card, Says Republican Hindu Coalition at Washington, DC Rally

The Republican Hindu Coalition held a rally in Washington, DC Feb. 3, proposing a pathway to citizenship for H-4...

Maha Shivratri ON Feb 13,2018

GAURI SIDDHIVINAYAK TEMPLE 5645 HILLCROFT AVE. SUITE # 701 HOUSTON, TX 77036 PHONE @ 832-466-9868 Our mailing address is:...

Malla Kareti Reddy: A Longtime Supporter Of Ekal Foundation, Chinmaya Mission, VHPA Is No More

  It is with deep sadness we bring you the news that our longtime supporter and VHPA Governing Council...

Hindus welcome W. Virginia University offering free yoga classes to reduce students’ stress

Hindus have welcomed West Virginia University (WVU), a public research-intensive university in Morgantown, for offering free yoga and meditation...

Book Review – The Bible Trembled: The Hindu-Christian Controversies of Nineteenth Century Ceylon

Dharma Deepika, Vol. 2, Dec. 1996 Book Review/Analysis R. F. Young and S. Jebanesan, The Bible Trembled: The Hindu-Christian...


Multiple Mini Interviews: Mumbai’s Pro Business Leaders Hails World Hindu Economic Conference

Video is live at: https://youtu.be/8dgQZwhpWIE   SOURCE: WHN

Mumbai’s World Hindu Economic Conference Accelerates Hindu Business Networking

WHN | Jan 21, 2018, 12:23 EST   MUMBAI: World Hindu Economic Conference at Sir Dinshaw Petit International Convention Hall, Bombay Stock...

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...


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

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

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...

Problems related to sex can very well be handled with Yoga—scholars point out

“Problems related to sex can very well be handled with Yoga”, four scholars at the Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College...


How A Hindu NRI from Guntur, AP Woke Up With A Shock To Hear Christ Bhajans

(.) I am in India and visited my in-law’s place which is a village near Guntur in Andhra. I...

Hindu Websites Sorted Country Wise – Free PDF Download

Hindu Websites Sorted Country Wise – Free PDF Download. PDF attached. Click on the link below to start the...

Masonic Temple becomes Hindu Temple in Topeka

Topeka Hindu Temple (THT) has reportedly purchased a building in Kansas capital Topeka, which was formerly a Masonic Temple....

Hindus cautiously welcome BBC’s “change of heart” on religious programming

Hindus have cautiously welcomed the ambitious and wide-ranging British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) plans to enhance coverage of religion with...

Hindus urge Canada Govt. to mandate listing of gelatin source on food, which many times is beef

Hindus are urging Government of Canada and Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to mandate food manufacturers to mention the...

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation Year End Report of Activities Accomplishments

Year End Report of Activities and Accomplishments 2017; Requesting Donations “You came into this world with fists closed...

Hindu Heritage Winter Family Camp – Greater Houston… (Dec 23, 2017 – Dec 25, 2017)

You are invited to the following event: HINDU HERITAGE WINTER FAMILY CAMP – GREATER HOUSTON AREA   Event to...

Hindus urge Norway Govt. to mandate listing of gelatin source on food, which many times is beef

Hindus are urging Government of Norway and Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet) to mandate food manufacturers to mention the...

The Patriot (D.C. Nath, IPS, President Patriot Forum ) Is No More, 17 Dec Prayer Meeting at Chinmaya Mission Auditorium

Dear Friends, This is a very bad news to all of you, with profound grief I would like to...

Yoga can reduce risky sex in youth: University of Cincinnati study indicates

A University of Cincinnati (UC) long-term study shows a marked reduction in risky sex and substance abuse in troubled...

Snehalata, a Christian, working as Deputy Commissioner at TTD; As per GO, she should be imprisoned

Snehalata, a Christian, working as Deputy Commissioner at TTD; As per GO, she should be imprisoned. (Note: I...

Hindus upset at exclusion of Asian-Americans in the “Inclusion” Plan of University of Kansas

Hindus are upset at the exclusion of Asian-Americans from the “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan” for the University...

Hindus urge all Virginia schools to offer yoga like a Fairfax County school

Hindus have commended Cherry Run Elementary School (CRES) in Burke (Virginia), an institution of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS),...

Virginia to have 500+ acres Hindu retreat

An over 500 acres of serene and vibrant Hindu spiritual retreat has reportedly been planned near Bowling Green in...

Utah Lawyers, Bhutanese Refugees Team Up For Temple

A Bhutanese Temple TRAVELBLOG.ORG A coalition of Salt Lake City attorneys known as the “Refugee Justice League” has begun...

GHHF Requesting to Chant Chapter 12 on Gita Jayanthi Day November 30

Requesting to Chant Chapter 12 on Gita Jayanthi Day November 30 This year Bhagavad Gita Jayanti is coming on...


Hindus list 19 festivals for inclusion in Texas A&M University’s multi-faith calendar

Hindus have suggested 19 festivals for inclusion in the multi-faith calendar being created by Texas A&M University (TAMU) so...

Condemn New York Times against giving anti-Hindu communal twist to wearing Saree by women

In the recent article published by New York Times (https://t.co/pkw9CiUqQ7?amp=1 the author argues that wearing traditional Indian attire is some...

We are all Hindu Nationalists. Why New York Times is wrong on saris

It has been a “Sorry Day” every day (or should I say a “Sari Day”) for a well-known media...

32% Canadians feel Hinduism influence growing

32% of respondents say that influence of Hinduism “in Canada and Canadian public life” is growing as compared to...

On World Hindu News Fourth Anniversary, Thank You All !

  On this fourth anniversary of World Hindu News,Program thank you for empowering global Hindu news reporting, publishing and circulation world leader. Program greatly...


Upset Hindus urge Charlotte clothing firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha leggings

Upset Hindus are urging Charlotte (North Carolina) based fashion activewear company “GearBunch” for immediate withdrawal of leggings, capris and...


GHHF Response to Honorable Rep. Harold Trent Frank’s speech on Gauri Lankesh Murder, Threat to Kancha Ilaiah

  Response to Honorable Rep. Harold Trent Frank’s speech on Gauri Lankesh Murder, Threat to Kancha Ilaiah (This...

Ahmad Left Hindu American woman to Die in Burning Car as He Hailed Taxi to Go to Hospital

An Indian American woman, Harleen Grewal, of Astoria, New York, was killed Oct. 13 when a friend crashed his...

BAPS Leader Swami Maharaj Inaugurates Traditionally Composed Sanskrit Text

ROBBINSVILLE, NEW JERSEY, October 16, 2017 (India West): Amidst a large gathering of devotees, BAPS leader HH Mahant Swami...

Shepherd is a Traitor, Philistine, Hypocrite, and Hindu Hater; Let us all support Sri Paripoornananda Swamiji

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd is a Traitor, Philistine, Hypocrite, and Hindu Hater; Let us all support Sri Paripoornananda Swamiji...

Hindu-Americans celebrate International Day of Volunteering across USA

We are pleased to announce that the Hindu-American community has celebrated the 2017 International Day of Volunteering and Community...

Millburn Public Schools in New Jersey to “find a way” for Diwali day off for students

Board of Education of Millburn Township Public Schools (MTPS) in New Jersey, in a meeting on October nine evening,...

If Nearby, Please Attend NYC Comptroller’s Diwali Party

Greetings: Hope you can join us at the NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer’s Diwali Celebration on Wednesday, October 25th  at NYC Health...

Spectacular : Dr. Swamy Plano lecture on Ayodhya, National Herald and Chidambarams

Dr. Subramanian Swamy lecture on Ayodhya, National Herald Newspaper and Chidambarams was spectacularly successful in Plano, Texas USA....

Rubin Museum New York hosting 24-hour ragas festival where one can bring bedding to sleep

  Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) in New York is hosting “Ragas Live Festival—24 hours of sacred sound” on...

Upset Hindus urge removal of goddess Parvati from FGO mobile game where she is a “servant”

Hindus are upset at “Fate/Grand Order” (FGO) mobile role-playing video game, developed by Japan’s Delightworks Inc., for reportedly introducing...

Twelfth Hindu Mandir Executive Conference held in Indianapolis, Indiana

  Download Attachment: HMEC 2017 Press Release v0924FP The twelfth HMEC was held in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Waterfront...

Honoring Nature can Help Protect the Environment

Temple Shikharas on the banks of the River Ganga. Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India Bridge over the River Ganga to the...

No country has Hinduism as “official” or “preferred” religion

Although over 80 countries have either an “official religion” or “preferred religion”, but Hinduism is not an official or...

Las Vegas hit the explosive jackpot: Salil Gewali

Las Vegas hit the EXPLOSIVE jackpot – by Salil Gewali, Shillong Money can do any harmful thing. Yes, now...

Hindus welcome Diwali holiday in New Jersey’s Millburn Schools draft calendar

Hindus have welcomed the reports of closing Millburn Township Public Schools (MTPS) in New Jersey on November seven in...

Diwali Festivals Grow in US, from Disney to Times Square

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, September 28, 2017 (Associated Press): The holiday of Diwali is starting to light up mainstream...

Upset Hindus urge Valencia firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh crash-pad

Upset Hindus are urging Valencia (Spain) based online retailer esKalarTienda for immediate withdrawal of crash-pad carrying image of Hindu...


GHHF Onslaught on Hindu faith by Anti-Hindu Destructive Pseudo Elites and Christian Missionaries

GHHF Onslaught on Hindu faith by Anti-Hindu Destructive Pseudo Elites and Christian Missionaries. Thousands of years rich Mayan Culture...

Upset Hindus urge Alibaba to apologize & withdraw Krishna-Ganesha doormats

Upset Hindus are urging Hangzhou (China) headquartered e-commerce giant Alibaba Group for immediate withdrawal from its website of doormats...

NYC Hindu Coalition Launches Vedic Literacy Program

VidyaDham Panchatatva Gitapith Hindu School In Queens NYC It was only a few weeks ago that the NYC Hindu...

Hindus welcome yoga at Duke University Chapel

Hindus have welcomed reports of yoga practice inside magnificent Duke University Chapel (DUC), which describes itself as “Christian church...

Hindus dismayed at vandalism & hateful graffiti at Hindu business in Indianapolis

Hindus nationwide are reportedly perturbed after reports of hateful messages scrawled on the building, fire near the back door...

Hindus urge blocking public funding of Meat & Livestock Australia for reckless marketing

Hindus are urging Australia Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce to halt the funding to Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)...

HISTORY: We reached 3 Million followers. Thanks to you.

Facebook: @RajivMalhotra.Official YouTube: RajivMalhotraOfficial Twitter: @RajivMessage   Source: World Hindu News (WHN)

Hindu temple planned in Kentucky

A Hindu worship place is reportedly being planned in Bowling Green (Kentucky). According to reports, City-County Board of Adjustments...

Oxford “zero” research re-attests Hinduism’s umpteen contributions to science

Photograph: Courtesy of Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford A highly significant research by University of Oxford has revealed that...

Hindu American Psychiatrist in Kansas Brutally Murdered by Umar Rashid

An Indian American psychiatrist was found dead Sept. 13 in the alley behind his East Wichita, Kansas office, his...

Houston’s Hindus Respond to Flood Emergency

HOUSTON, TEXAS, August 30, 2017 (Press Release): Following the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in the Greater Houston...

Houston floods: Indian students, without food, water and power get help from SEWA International

The recent flooding in Houston due to Hurricane Harvey, is a historic once in a 100-year calamity. Harvey struck...

Hindus commend Connecticut town for allowing yoga at farm

Hindus, who earlier urged Manchester Town in Connecticut not to shut down yoga at a local farm, are now...

An invitation to the screening of “Buddha in a traffic jam”

Indic book club and FACT are proud to announce the screening of the movie “Buddha in a traffic jam” at theaters in New York City and New Jersey....

Zed suggests Justin Bieber to withdraw to a Himalayan cave & attempt samadhi

In view of reports of Canadian singer Justin Bieber going to a two-week yoga retreat seeking peace, distinguished Hindu...

NYC Hindu Coalition – A new Non-Profit for NYC Hindus

http://www.nychinducoalition.com/ NYC Hindu Coalition, Non-Profit  Formerly “NYC Hindu Holidays Campaign” Hindu.Info.Services@gmail.com   A collection of NYC Hindu Non-Profits working...

The UN Security Council has failed on all fronts – Mohan Das Menon

The fifth P5 constituent, China, by repeatedly blind-sighting opinions of 14 UNSC members—who desired to declare Masood Azhar a...

World Hindu Day – Join The NYC March Aug 20th

  Source: World Hindu News (WHN)

Harvard teaching Ramayana & Mahabharata

Punjab News Express NEVADA(USA) : Hindu epics Mahabharata and Ramayana will be taught in the upcoming Fall semester at Harvard...

A New Hampshire museum celebrating Hindu deity Lord Krishna’s birthday

Horatio Colony Museum in Keene (New Hampshire, USA) is celebrating Janmashtami, marking Hindu deity Lord Krishna’s birthday, on August...

NYC Hindu Law Council Press Release

NYC HINDU LAW COUNCIL Press Release 8.16.2017 A new group has formed to facilitate communications between the NYC Hindu...

Hindu Mahasabha Hindu Memorial Day 2017 – Houston Aug 19, 2017

HINDU MEMORIAL DAY 2017 – HOUSTON   Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Saturday,...

Rebuttal to Article “The Holy Cows That Weren’t”

TEXAS, U.S., August 10, 2017 (Save Temples, by Prakasarao Velagapudi): [HPI adds: The following rebuttal was written to The...

How To Read Indian PM Narendra Modi’s Mind

  The article analyses the mind of Indian PM Narendra Modi which encompass qualities of Karma Yoga,  Bhakti Yoga,...

Join the March For WORLD HINDU DAY – Aug 13th & 20th

Please Forward To All USA Northeast Hindu Activists   Join The March For World Hindu Day (formerly Hindu Unity...

Hindus urge Connecticut town to not prohibit yoga at farm

Hindus are urging Manchester Town in Connecticut not to shut down yoga at a local farm. According to reports,...

University of N. Dakota Meditation Center razed–Meditation community sad

University of North Dakota (UND) meditation community was very sad when they saw Lotus Meditation Center (LMC), where they...

Trudeau, in Kurta-Pyjama, Does Aarti at Hindu Temple and Hails India-Canada Ties

TORONTO, CANADA, July 23, 2017 (Hindustan Times): Clad in emerald green kurta and white pyjamas, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

Hindu Community Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Temple with Trudeau

TORONTO, CANADA, July 24, 2017 (CBC News): Thousands from the Hindu community in Toronto and beyond turned out Saturday...

Hindus welcome Canadian Catholic monastery hosting yoga programs

Hindus have welcomed Le Monastère des Augustines in Quebec City (Canada), whose “practices are rooted in the Augustinian Sisters’...

Hindus welcome BBC plan to produce films on Hinduism

Shown on BBC One, a new documentary strand of five films a year will reportedly explore faith and ethical...

University of Cincinnati offering “Yoga in Its Hindu Matrix” course

University of Cincinnati (UC), public research university, is offering “Yoga in its Hindu Matrix”, a three-credit course in Religious...

The Reason Why World Hindu News Started

      The reason why World Hindu News started was an event in early 2014, I was the...

San Francisco’s Hindu chariot procession enters 51st year

The 51st Annual San Francisco Rathayatra Parade will be held on July 30. The “Festival of the Chariots” (Rathayatra...

31 July’17 Varanasi – MyFutureMirror.Com Organizing Maha Rudrabhishek Puja

  My Future Mirror is an initiative to make Vedic Astrology and Vedic Karma Kanda (Hindu Rituals, Puja, Ceremonies...

Hindus welcome Lululemon for launching meditation space in its stores

Hindus have welcomed the popular athletic apparel company Lululemon Athletica Inc. for launching meditation space in its stores. Lululemon...

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed invited to address Bahá’u’lláh’s 200th anniversary event

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has been invited to speak at the 200th anniversary...

Hindu Empowerment Office Condemns West Bengal Police FIR Against RSS Ideologue Prof. Rakesh Sinha

    Tampa, Florida 19 July 2017-07-2017   Hindu Empowerment Office Condemns West Bengal Police FIR Against RSS Ideologue...

Kudos! USA, AFRICA and INDIA are set to benefit by THE MOUNT MERU, the center of the Earth

A book on THE MOUNT MERU, the center of the Earth is capable of gracing USA, Africa and India...

Colombia Recognizes Roma People as Ethnic Minority Group

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA, July 11, 2017 (CGTN America): According to some estimates, 11 million people worldwide consider themselves of the...

Federal Court Rules Lawsuit Challenging California Curriculum’s Unconstitutional Denigration of Hinduism Will Move Forward

FREMONT, CALIFORNIA, July 14, 2017 (press release): Yesterday afternoon, United States District Court Judge Charles Breyer of San Francisco...

Children can attack Ravana to save Sita at Taiwan’s National Palace Museum

At Taiwan’s National Palace Museum Southern Branch in Taibao, children can join the Ramayana battle and attack Ravana to...


Global Hindu Empowerment Office Condemns Terror Attack On Hindu Pilgrims In India

Press release:  Global Hindu Empowerment Office Chief Rahul Chandra Condemns Terror Attack On Hindu Pilgrims In India. Mr. Rahul...

UNESCO blamed of hypocrisy for heritage status to island where women are forbidden

Hindus have blamed United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) of hypocrisy over granting Okinoshima Island of Japan...

The Blame -Indians Excuse For The Black Crisis In Trinidad & Tobago: Kamal Persad

  THE BLAME-INDIANS EXCUSE FOR THE BLACK CRISIS IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO By Kamal Persad   Blacks in Trinidad...

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Wales schools

Hindus are urging all state and independent/private schools in Wales (United Kingdom) to close on Diwali, most popular of...

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Tennessee schools

Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Tennessee to close on Diwali, most popular of...

Interfaith Marriage: Share %26 Respect with Equality

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, June 23, 2017 (Press Release): To guide youths in interfaith love, the author Dr. Dilip Amin...

Sony urged to portray Hindu gods with respect in video-game “Uncharted: The Lost Legacy”

Concerned about trivialization; Hindus are urging Sony Corporation and its subsidiaries to depict Hindu deities, temples, traditions and concepts...

San Diego Museum showcasing Hindu gods for 19 months

The San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) in California is showcasing images of various Hindu deities in an exhibition...

Los Angeles firm removes Ganesha socks within few hours of Hindu protest

Chatsworth (Los Angeles, California) headquartered online retailer “Hipster’s Wonderland” removed socks from website carrying images of Hindu deity Lord...

Hindus find Ireland’s “Religious Education” certification program flawed

Hindus have alleged that Ireland’s Junior Certificate in “Religious Education” program is flawed as minority religions are not getting...

Hindus commend opening of “Prayer & Meditation Room” at Texas A&M University

Hindus have welcomed public research institution Texas A&M University (TAMU) in College Station (Texas) for opening a designated Prayer...

Hindu Temple in New Jersey Consecrating Unique Krishna Idol with 19-day Rituals

The Hindu Temple at Edison, Shri Krishna Vrundavana is organizing Pratishtapana and Brahma Kalash Othsava that is scheduled to...

Hindu Americans support Hirsh Singh as Republican NJ Governor

How can Hindu Americans support him? 1) First visit his website http://SinghForNewJersey.com and get to know his agenda.  Below is his...

Welcoming Varadkar as next Irish PM, Hindus hope fair treatment of minorities under his rule

Hindus have welcomed Hindu descent Dr. Leo Varadkar, 38, on being in line for being the youngest and 13th...

California Hindu Temple Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Religious Fervor

SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA, June 2, 2017 (India West): The Hindu Temple and Community Center here celebrated its Silver Jubilee, with...

MahaRudra Yagnam to be held in Aurora from June 9-11

CHICAGO The Kanchi Kamakoti Seva Foundation (KKSF) Midwest Chapter, a not-for-profit organization, is planning to conduct Shri MahaRudra Yagnam...

Hindus welcome YMCA offering free yoga in Kentucky park

Hindus have welcomed YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) of Central Kentucky (YMCACK) for offering 13-week long free yoga classes...

UPDATE: Demeaning Portrayal of India in Proposed California Textbooks Causes Uproar

A picture from Ancient India section of Discovery Education History Social Science  textbook draft SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, May 18, 2017...

Hindu Americans Celebrate Bahurangi Hindu Heritage Day

MARLBOROUGH, MA—Over 2,000 Hindu Americans filled the halls and fields of Marlborough Middle School in Marlborough, MA,on May 20th...

Hindu Temple of Central Texas opens meditation hall Saturday

TEMPLE – The Hindu Temple of Central Texas will host the grand opening of its meditation hall (Dhyana Mandapam)...

Ramdev’s Patanjali, AOL, RSS to help Indian missions mark Yoga Day in US

The move is aimed at countering the influence of western ‘Yoga’ At a time when Yoga practitioners in India...

Diwali holiday sought in schools of Canada’s Peel Region

Hindus are urging Peel District School Board (PDSB) in Ontario (Canada) to close all its 253 schools on Diwali,...

Global Hindu Foundation To Launch Hindu News Digital Media In Hindi

Dallas, USA May 25, 2017 In it’s bi annual board meeting, the leadership of Global Hindu Foundation , a...

Indian Arrival Day commemorative magazine 2017

Indian Arrival Day commemorative magazine 2017 Theme: Historical novels on indentureship in the Caribbean Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC) is...

Guyana Hindu College (SVN) Fundraising cultural show this Saturday

Please see attached flyer for SVN fund-raising event from 6pm-9pm on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at: 87-59 Dunton Street,...

Reminder – Lecture on Lord Jagannath, Devotional Bhajans and Odissi Dance

       Lecture on Lord Jagannath, Devotional Bhajans and Odissi Dance Please join us on June 3rd, 4 to 6pm at HUA  ...

“Hindu Center” sought at New York University

Hindus are urging for a designated “Hindu Center” at New York University (NYU), an influential research university founded in...

Invitation to all from Sanatan Shiv Shakti Mandir of Houston

Please Note: To Unsubscribe email at indoamericannews@yahoo.com   Source: World Hindu News (WHN)

Hindus welcome idea of Meditation Room at East Tennessee State University

Hindus have welcomed the reports of including a Meditation Room in the $40.5 million expansion and renovation plan of...

Roman Catholic university offers 1st Master’s in Yoga Studies in America

Top-ranked Roman Catholic “Loyola Marymount University” (LMU), rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount tradition and “institutionally committed to Roman...

Hindu Lifestyle – A Contemporary Voice about Hinduism for Today’s Generation

UNITED STATES, May 10, 2017 (youtube): The last 5 years has made Shawn Binda realize that one of his...

More Hindu temples quietly joining the sanctuary movement, leaders say

Prayers being offered at Shaanti Bhavan Mandir in Queens, New York City. (Photo: shaantibhavanmandir.com) After Shaanti Bhavan Mandir in...

Hindus urge UNESCO to deny Japan’s Okinoshima Island heritage status unless women allowed on it

Hindus are urging the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, whose 41st session is meeting in Krakow (Poland) on July 2-12,...

Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) plans review to avoid more errors

May 8, 2017 PRESS RELEASE CXC plans review to avoid more errors A few days ago, the Caribbean Examinations...

Pennsylvanias Unionville Chadds Ford schools to close for Hindu festival Diwali

(MENAFN Editorial) Hindus have welcomed the inclusion of Diwali, most popular of their festival, as holiday by Unionville-Chadds Ford...

Chicago Makes History with First Vegetarian Museum Exhibit

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, April 30, 2017: Chicago is home to museums centered around art, science, nature, children’s interests, various ethnic...

Ekal Artists Receive Multiple Standing Ovations

Ekal Villagers, trained in music and dance, have been traveling all over the country have been dazzling audiences with...

Hindus seek chaplain & designated prayer room at Cornell University

Hindus are urging Ivy League Cornell University in Ithaca (New York) for a chaplain and permanent-designated prayer room for...

A Tribute to a Fallen Co-activist – Rajiv Chaturvedi ji

April 26th, 2017, 10 PM – Houston, TX It is with a very heavy heart and deep sorrow that I...

Hindus, students upset college sticks to Catholic roots, renames yoga courses

Benedictine College is facing the ire of a Hindu group and some of its students after the Kansas school...

Drishti Collegiate Conference – Over 75 students from 14 universities discuss being Hindu on campus

Over 75 students and alumni from 14 universities discuss being a Hindus on campus as well as contributions of...

Ekal Sur Ekal Taal (Houston, TX)

    Dear Ekal Supporter, Thanks for being Ekal Supporter.  This year’s Ekal Vidyalaya annual fund raising dinner program...

Pakistan Hindu boy selected for Emerging Young Leaders Award

Raj Kumar was among 10 youths worldwide, selected for the 2nd edition of the ‘Emerging Young Leaders Award’ by...

Hate Crime Is Feared as 2 Indian Engineers Are Shot in Kansas

Tributes to three gunshot victims were outside Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kan., the scene of the attack,...

Sri Aurobindo Conference – May 4th to 5th

Main Objectives  To highlight the relevance of Sri Aurobindo’s Integral Yoga for everyday  life.  To mainstream the ideas and philosophy...

When it comes to yoga, Benedictine College feels more Catholic than Vatican

While the Benedictine College (BC), a Roman Catholic college in Atchison (Kansas), wants to abolish yoga fearing eastern mysticism;...

Hindus urge student referendum at Benedictine College to decide yoga’s fate

Hindus are urging referendum among all students of Benedictine College (BC), a Roman Catholic college in Atchison (Kansas), on...

Washington DC ice hockey team offering free “Playoff Stress” yoga classes to fans

The 2016-17 Presidents’ Trophy winners Washington DC based professional ice hockey team Washington Capitals (Caps) is offering free yoga...

Hindus world’s largest religious group—according to 6% Americans

Six percent of Americans say the world’s largest religious group is currently Hindus, according to a demographic study “The...

Support Vincent Bruno Book: Dynasty Of Crime: The Bible Analyzed For Hindus

Please Support My Writing & Activism Sponsor Me On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/8726858 If Hindus are to defeat their enemies, they...

Majestic Hindu temple planned in New Jersey

A grand Hindu temple, Sri MahaPeriyava ManiMandapam, is reportedly being planned in Flemington area of Raritan Township in New...

International Appeal: Please Save Gotum, A Karachi Hindu, Needs Bone Marrow Transplant

This is to inform all Hindu Community entire the globe we need your help to save Gotum s/o Ganesh,...

Exclusive Interview Of Dr. Surendar Jain, Vishwa Hindu Parishad Intl. Gen. Secretary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHrCtbBAmns        

Hindus welcome zestful Penn State Holi celebrations, which included elephant

Hindus have welcomed Pennsylvania State University (Penn State, PSU), a major public research-intensive university, for supporting the Hindu “festival...

PSU students celebrate Hindu holiday in full color

PITTSBURG, Kan. — It may be Pittsburg’s most sacred and exuberant party of the year, and it is certainly...

HUA – April 2017 Newsletter

       A Unique Dimension of Hindu Thought and Traditions        NEWSLETTER – April, 2017  UPCOMING EVENTS Talk...

Hindu Talk Show’s Must Watch Interview Of Tapan Ghosh, Hindu Samhati Founder

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Hindu Temple of Canton hosts health fair

The Hindu Temple of Canton is returning with its 15th annual health fair. This photo is from a previous...

3rd International Yoga Day to be held June 24

Consul General of India in Chicago, Neeta Bhushan, center, with representatives from several Chicago-based organizations at a curtain raiser...

Bronx Hindu Community Celebrate Holi

Photo courtesy of Bharati Kemraj Hindus young and old alike celebrated spring in a very colorful manner. Photo courtesy...

Hindu Community of Chicago protests against CNN’s documentary on Aghoris

CHICAGO: Some 600 people gathered outside the offices of CNN in downtown Chicago here to protest against a documentary...

Hindu prayers to open both Nevada Senate & Assembly on April 7

Both Nevada State Senate and Nevada Assembly in Carson City will open with Hindu mantras on April seven, containing...

Hindus laud efforts to bring yoga into New Jersey schools

Nationally recognized Rowan University (RU), a public research university in Glassboro (New Jersey), organized a symposium on March 24...

Hindu Holi Festival celebrated at YMCA in Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP. –  An enthusiastic crowd of nearly 300 community members of all faiths enjoyed traditional Indian food, music...

QUEBEC DHARMA CELEBRATION 2017

Sept 22-24, 2017 with Guen-la Kelsang Khyenrab The Quebec Dharma Celebration is an annual gathering of all dharma centres...

You’re invited to Hinduism Education Parent-Teacher Training – 3/26 -… (Mar 26, 2017)

You are invited to the following event: HINDUISM EDUCATION PARENT-TEACHER TRAINING – 3/26 – HOUSTON – 10 AM-3 PM...

The Srimad Bhagavatam Class With Sri Dharma Pravartaka Acharya

Event details Every other Sunday 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM   International Sanatana Dharma Society 13917 P St, Omaha...

A celebration of color

A part of the Hindu celebration of phagwah or holi has its roots in the belief that Krishna was...


Hindu Empowerment Office Congratulates Yogi Adityanath, Thanks PM Modi-Amit Shah

Hindu Empowerment Office Congratulates Yogi Adityanathji Being Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister And Thanks PM Modiji And Amit Shahji For...

Ijamsville temple provides spiritual, community benefits for area Hindus

IJAMSVILLE — Shoes piled outside the back entrance were the only signs of life outside the Sri Bhaktha Anjaneya...

Lord Ganesha will not be installed in old bathroom: Iowa college assures Hindus

Grinnell College Iowa has assured the concerned Hindus that murti of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha will not be placed...

You’re invited to Talk on ‘History of Ancient India’ by Shri Kamlesh… (Mar 25, 2017)

Hello  , You are invited to the following event: TALK ON ‘HISTORY OF ANCIENT INDIA’ BY SHRI KAMLESH KAPUR...

Yoga may help university students deal with stress

A faculty member of State University of New York (SUNY) at Canton “aims to prove yoga can help students...

Harvard-Columbia researchers find yoga can reduce depression

Columbia and Harvard researchers find yoga and controlled breathing reduce depressive symptoms, according to The Journal of Alternative and...

Diwali declared holiday in New York’s East Williston School District

Hindus have welcomed the reported inclusion of Diwali, most popular of their festival, as holiday by East Williston Union...

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus A Very Happy Holi

World Hindu News Wishes All Hindus A Very Happy Holi


Historic renovation of America’s 1st Hindu temple nearing completion in San Francisco

Historic, painstaking and expensive renovation of the magnificent Old Temple in San Francisco, claimed to be “the first Hindu...

Reza Aslan’s “Believer”- An Exhibit of Unconcealed Hinduphobia

UNITED STATES, March 9, 2017 (Indiafacts by Prashant Parikh): From colonial times, Indians have been characterized as predominantly savage,...

Tulsi Gabbard Criticizes CNN Program on Hinduism

UNITED STATES, March 8, 2017 (Twitter): Following is the statement of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard released on Twitter: While good...

CNN ‘Believer’ Program Endangering Hindu American’s Personal Safety In USA

TO, Dear Tony Maddox Executive VP and managing director, CNN International Namaste Global Hindu Empowerment Office strongly condemns design,...

Gauri Siddhivinayak Mandir of Houston Chaitri Navaratri

Gauri Siddhivinayak Temple of Houston, INC 5645 HillcroftAve,Suit # 701,Houston Tx 77036 We are pleased to invite you for...


Why USA Hindus need to take off Holi

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

Amazon removes Lord Hanuman underwear within a day of Hindu protest

Online retailer Amazon.com withdrew underwear carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Hanuman from its website within a day after...

Hindus welcome Louisiana State University offering free yoga workshops & clinic

Hindus have welcomed Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s flagship university which claims to be “one of...

“Inside Chanakya’s Mind” Book Launch in Houston

Sunanda Vashisht, left,Co-Founder of “MyIndMakers” conducted the launch of the book “Inside Chanakya’s Mind” with Dr. Sharath Menon of...

Hindus laud Philadelphia Museum on including many Hindu gods in rethought galleries

Hindus have welcomed inclusion of various Hindu deities in the recently reopened South Asian Galleries after major transformation and...

Upset Hindus seek apology as Amazon sells Lord Hanuman underwear

Punjab News Express NEVADA(USA) : Upset Hindus are urging online retailer Amazon.com for the immediate withdrawal of men’s underwear,...

Hindus welcome Gilbert Cancer Center offering free yoga to patients & survivors

Hindus have commended Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert (Arizona, USA) offering free yoga classes for cancer patients,...

Hindus urge all 21 New Jersey counties to offer free yoga like Union County

Hindus are urging all the 21 counties in New Jersey to offer free yoga classes, on the same pattern...

University of Maryland study reveals yoga may help in back pain

“A new study by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) has concluded that yoga may...

Hindus exhort all Ohio schools to start the day with yoga like Newark elementary

Hindus have commended Ben Franklin Elementary School (BFES) of Newark City Schools (NCS) in Ohio for reportedly launching the...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – What Hindus Can Do

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

Hindu symbols on beer and shoes are offending religious sentiments

”This innocuous trend of using Hindu symbols on fashion accessories reveals the sellers’ insatiable greed for making profits.” Raveena,...

Maha Shivratri Feb,24,2017 The Gauri Siddhivinayak Mandir of Houston

त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम् ! उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान्मृत्योर्मुक्षीय माऽमृतात्.||  THE GAURI SIDDHIVINAYAK TEMPLE OF HOUSTON 5645 Hillcroft Ave, Suit #...

Hindus urge soon opening Louvre Abu Dhabi to procure more Hindu artifacts

Hindus are urging prestigious about $650 million museum Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD), which is officially set to open in...

Missouri Catholic hospital offers free yoga to prevent osteoporosis

Mercy Hospital Washington (Missouri) is offering free yoga for people over 60 “aimed at preventing osteoporosis and other health...

You’re invited to #IndicTalk: “Dharma and Ecology of Hindu Communities Feb 19, 2017

Hello  , You are invited to the following event: ​​ BOOK TALK: “DHARMA AND ECOLOGY OF HINDU COMMUNITIES: SUSTENANCE...

Swastika banned from festivals since 2013, says Hindu Sangam

Doesn’t seem Reich: The swastika on the kavadi during Thaipusam in Penang. GEORGE TOWN: A Hindu body has stepped...

University of California showcasing Hindu gods in jewelry exhibit

The Flowler Museum at University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) will reportedly display sculptures and paintings of Hindu gods and...

Hindu community critical of fee for yoga space at airports

Hindus are critical of the new trend where travelers have to pay a fee to access yoga space or...

Lord Ganesha shown as evil in Japanese animation series

Inappropriate usage of Hindu deities for commercial purposes hurts devotees, says US community leader A popular Japanese animated television...

VYASA & SEWA’s Stop Diabetes Movement (SDM) Yoga Camp

VYASA  & SEWA’s Stop Diabetes Movement (SDM) Yoga Camp      Date: Friday, Feb. 24th to Sunday, Mar 5th, 2017 Time:...

Chelvapilla Analysis – How Do Americans feel about Trump’s travel ban ?

OPINION>>>> Dear Friends, We know how cousins of main stream media in India, the main stream media (MSM) in...

Vegetarian Resource Group Awarding $20,000 in Scholarships

UNITED STATES, February 7, 2017 (Vegetarian Resource Group): Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource...

Wyoming Senate and House opened with Hindu prayers for first time

The Wyoming Senate and House opened with Hindu prayers for the first time in history on Friday. The Hindu...

Upset Hindus urge California’s Leaf Group withdraw items disrespecting Hindu Gods

Punjab News Express NEVADA (USA) : Hindus are urging Santa Monica (California) headquartered Leaf Group Limited to immediately withdraw...

President of Guyana Donates G$1 M to SVN, the Hindu College in Guyana

Attachment: SVN Newsletter Dikshant Samarop 2016 edition-1 Namaskar All, Hoping you are doing well. Thanks to Dr. Somdat Mahabir, we...

Vyoma Nair to speak about Hinduism at Unitarian Service

The Unitarian Universalist of the Islands Congregation is pleased to announce that Vyoma Nair will lead a discussion on...

Jewish synagogue converted to Hindu temple in Rhode Island

Punjab News Express NEVADA(USA) : Rhode Island Hindu Temple Society (RIHTS) has reportedly acquired the building and property in...

National Hindu American Vanaprasthi Network (HAVAN) Conference June 3-4, 2017 Troy, MI, USA

National Hindu American Vanaprasthi Network (HAVAN) Conference June 3-4, 2017 Troy, MI, USA Namaste We are pleased to announce the...

New York to have parade on Hindu festival Phagwah

Reno, Nev. (Jan. 28, 2017) — The 29th annual “Phagwah Parade 2017” will be held in Richmond Hill neighborhood...

How to Eat Like a Hindu God

The Ganesha Temple in Queens, New York, has been a cultural hub for Hindus in the United States since...

” Donald J Trump is a man of his word” – Chelvapila Analysis

America’s President, Donald J Trump appears not only as a man of his word, but a man in a...

No homework on Diwali for New York’s Mineola School District

Friday, 27 January 2017, 11:24 am Press Release: Universal Society of Hinduism Mineola Union Free School District (MUFSD) in...

Reminder – Vasant Panchami Celebration on Sunday, 29January

Atmiya Parijan, Gayatri Consciousness Center, Katy cordially invites everyone on Sunday, 29 January for Vasant Panchami celebration with 11...


Pakistani Muslims Will Face “Extreme Vetting” From Entering USA

WASHINGTON: The US tech industry, substantially staffed with immigrants, was thrown into a tizzy on Friday after President Donald...

For First Time, A Hindu Priest For Donald Trump’s National Prayer Service

A Hindu priest was among various religious leaders who offered prayers at the National Prayer Service of US President...

Trump bans international abortion funding, Hindus Appreciate It

Sri Rama Jayam Dear Friends, Among grave injustices in the world at present, in this age of kali, perhaps...

Support (Hindu) Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, condemn ‘The Atlantic’ article showcasing Hinduism as “extremist” and a “cult”

Dear Friends (List Suppressed), In a recent issue, the Atlantic Magazine has published a negative article on Hindu Congresswomen...

All welcome at dramatic Hindu celebration

Members of Swindon’s Hindu community, who are organising this year’s Saraswati Puja. Picture: THOMAS KELSEY AN explosive celebration of...

World’s Top Louvre Museum Urged to Launch Gallery of Hindu Art

Hindus are urging world’s-largest and top-ranking “Musée du Louvre” (Louvre Museum) of Paris, which owns Mona Lisa, to establish...

Hindus welcome Arkansas’ Ozarka College offering yoga with Om & chanting

Hindus have welcomed Ozarka College of Arkansas, a public community college, for offering “Hatha Yoga” course including “Oms and...

Hindus commend University of California Santa Cruz for free meditation sessions

Hindus have welcomed University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), a public research university, for offering free meditation sessions for...

Amazon Canada removes Lord Ganesh underwear within few hours of Hindu protest

Online retailer Amazon Canada removed underwear carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh from its website within few hours...

International Day of Yoga Event Organised by Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh in USA | YOYO NRI EVENTS

Watch exclusive visuals of international day of yoga organised by hindu swayamsevak sangh in United States of America 2016...

Hindus strive to end commercialization of their faith’s sacred images

By NINA AGRAWAL Los Angeles Times Bathroom mats. Toilet seats. Shoes. Dog tags. All of these items have, in...

University of Idaho offers free yoga classes as “Stress Relief for Finals”

Idaho,Jan 3:Hindus have welcomed University of Idaho (UI) in Moscow, public research university and flagship campus of the UI...

Away from casinos, New Year welcomed with multi-faith prayers in Nevada

(MENAFN Press) In a remarkable interfaith gesture and a unique way to welcome 2017, various religions got together in...

Upset Hindus urge Brazilian brewery to withdraw Ganesha and Vishnu beers

Upset Hindus have urged Amparo (Sao Paulo, Brazil) based “award-winning” Cervejaria Ashby brewery to apologise and withdraw Ganesha and...

Ramayana is best source of inspiration for peace: Prof Lamb

Staff Reporter, “There is no doubt that Sanatan Dharma is the oldest philosophy of human civilisation on earth, which...

Hindu deity image on dog bed causes controversy

Sara Gupta founded a home decor company with her brother in Oceanside. (U-T file) Kate Morrissey Contact Reporter  ...

New York school adopts official Diwali holiday for 2017-2018

Mon, 19 Dec 2016-08:20am , DNA The move has been welcomed by several Hindu parents as children were often...

Trump thanks ‘Great Hindus at Florida Rally’

Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence together at the Orlando Amphitheater on Frida   US President-elect Donald Trump...

Yoga holds potential promise in helping improve PTSD, as per University of North Carolina study

Overall, the researchers found that yoga holds potential promise for helping improve anxiety, depression, PTSD and/or the psychological consequences...

Houston Hindu Heritage Winter Camp – Dec 24-27 : 9 -5 pm

We are glad to share a new opportunity for all the youngsters based in Houston. It is a 4...

Hindus ask all North Carolina cities to offer free yoga like Greensboro

Hindus are urging all the cities and counties in North Carolina to offer free yoga classes, on the same...

Hindus welcome Missouri Baptist University for offering free yoga classes

Punjab News Express NEVADA(USA): Hindus have welcomed Missouri Baptist University (MBU) in Saint Louis, which calls itself “Christ-centered institution”,...

Michigan museum to display Hindu Puranas manuscript

Punjab News Express NEVADA(USA) : The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) in Michigan will be showcasing an 18th century...

Hindus express dismay at Slovakia’s new religion law

Hindus have expressed dismay at Slovakia’s new law on religion, which they think is a setback to religious equality....

Hindus urge Los Angeles gallery to not display Ken doll depicted as Lord Krishna

Hindus are urging a Los Angeles gallery not to display iconic Ken doll as Lord Krishna in their current...

Yoga Club at McCook High receives praise from a Hindu leader

There were plenty of mats available for the Yoga Under the Stars event on Sunday (NTV News)  One Hindu...

Discover Tasty & Cheap Indian Food In These Hindu Temple Basements

Ganesh Temple (Joshel Melgarejo/Gothamist) Food plays a vital role in Hinduism, and Hindu temples provide food not just for...

Lauding Patchogue-Medford offering yoga, Hindus urge yoga in all New York schools

Hindus have commended Patchogue-Medford School District (PMSD) in New York for reportedly implementing yoga, calling it a step in...

USA VIEWS ON GOD AND LIFE ARE TURNING HINDU

BY LISA MILLER ON 8/14/09 AT 8:00 PM       NEWS WEEK         CULTURE America is not a...

Sri Aurobindo Study Circle Meet – Dec 5 Hindu University of America Orlando campus

HINDU UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA Dear All, The fifth Sri Aurobindo Study Circle meeting is taking place on December 5, from 5...

On World Hindu News Third Anniversary, Thank You All!

Employees, Volunteers , Paid Business & Individual Subscribers, & All Worldwide Allied Associates Message from the President: On this third...

Upset Hindu community seeks apology for trivialising Hindu god in TV series “The Flash”

Upset Hindus are seeking apology from The CW Network, a joint venture of Warner Bros. and CBS Corporation, for...

Yoga Improves memory by reducing stress levels, as per University of Illinois study

CHICAGO (TIP): “Yoga practice improves executive function by attenuating stress levels”, according to a study conducted by researchers at...

Hindus rally in front of Trump Towers urging President Elect Trump to save 25 million Hindus in Bangladesh from Islamist Persecution

New York: Hindus from Bangladesh residing in US  rallied in front of Trump Towers  on Sunday, 27th of November...

Hindus seek departure of “Dutch Black Pete”

It was time for the negative, offensive, racist and discriminatory caricature of Black Pete (Zwarte Piet) to vanish from...

Lauding Hawkins County Schools for launching yoga, Hindus urge yoga in all Tennessee schools

Hindus have commended Hawkins County Schools (HCS) headquartered in Rogersville (Tennessee) for reportedly launching yoga in Pre K classes,...

Hindu Students Association Launches Shruti Podcast Series

By Saumya Saran HOUSTON: Hindu Students Association is proud to announce the release of the first episode of its...

“SAVE BANGLADESHI HINDUS” – Rally At Trump Tower On Sun 27 Nov

Rally in front of Trump Tower on Sunday 27 November WHAT: Rally: “TRUMP: SAVE BANGLADESHI HINDUS” WHERE: TRUMP TOWER –...

Hindu community urges New York City Council to declare Diwali holiday in schools

Hindus are urging New York City (NYC) Council to support the idea of Diwali as permanent official holiday in...

Vedanta Society of Northern California Celebrates Temple Re-Dedication

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, November 18, 2016 (Press Release by Swami Tattwamayananda): The original temple of the Vedanta Society of...

Rajiv Malhotra’s Guest lecture at Facebook Headquarters, Menlo Park, Ca

Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, California, recently invited me to deliver a guest lecture followed by a discussion. The...

Former car dealership converted to Hindu Temple in South Carolina

A Hindu Temple & Cultural Center (HTCC) is reportedly functioning at a former Ford dealership in Orangeburg (South Carolina),...

US’ Memorial University Medical Center offering free yoga to cancer patients, Hindus welcome

Hindu community has commended Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) in Savannah (Georgia, USA) offering free yoga classes for cancer...

12th International WAVES Conference, December 15-18, 2016; Delhi, India

Preparations for the 12th International WAVES Conference are in full swing at Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, situated in the prime...

Hindus to rally at Trump Tower – “TRUMP: SAVE BANGLADESHI HINDUS”

WHAT:   Hindu Rally – “TRUMP: SAVE BANGLADESHI HINDUS” WHERE:  TRUMP TOWER – Manhattan – 57th St & 5th...

Bengali Hindus protest at UN on Veterans Day

  Bengali Hindus protest at UN on Veterans Day November 11th, Veterans Day, Bengali Hindus took their well protected...

Upset Hindus urge Denver yogawear company to remove Lord Ganesha mat & apologize

Punjab News Express NEVADA(USA) : Upset Hindus are urging Denver (Colorado) headquartered company Mika Yoga Wear for immediate withdrawal...

Not A Surprise! Hindus Are The Most Educated Religious Group In America

Think of American Hindus and what promptly comes to mind are the stupendous success stories of Satya Nadella and...

Gayatri Mantra opened multi-faith prayer service in Nevada on eve of US General Election

A multi-faith prayer service was held in Reno (Nevada) on November 7, the evening before the General Election of...

How India should deal with President Trump – Rajiv Malhotra

Americans appreciate clear-cut, no-nonsense dealmakers rather than woolly-headed poets or ideologues. This pragmatism will be even more applicable in...

President-Elect, Donald J Trump. Congratulations and best wishes: Chelvapila

Nov 9,2016, 4-5AM PST. Donald J Trump is now President Elect of United States of America. He won decisively...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Impact of Donald Trumps’ Victory

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

Hillary’s #1 aide Huma Abedin: Undeniable ties to terrorists & 9/11 funders@leakeduploads

Published on Oct 24, 2016 LIKE | COMMENT | SHARE | SUBSCRIBE Hillary’s #1 aide Huma Abedin: Undeniable ties...

“I am a big fan of Hindu and I am a big fan of India” Donald Trump

    EDISON, New Jersey — Women in glittering saris roamed the space, as faint smells of samosas filled...

Interactive Gita class in Katy/Houston by Swmi Nikhilanand Ji

Interactive Gita class in Katy/Houston by Swmi Nikhilanand Ji Interactive Gita Class by Swami Nikhilanand Ji Learn about Gita...

New Republican Hindu Coalition Ad Attacks Hillary Clinton’s Top Aide Huma Abedin for Pakistani Identity: Watch

The Republican Hindu Coalition released a new ad Nov. 2, attacking Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s top aide, Huma...

World Hindu News Have Provided A Valuable Service To Hindu Diaspora: Prakash Waghmare

My sincere heartiest Congratulations to you and your team on 3rd Anniversary of your esteemed WEB – “World Hindu...

Hinduism, Diwali and swastikas: Explained

Vancouver’s Promod Puri, author of a new book on Hinduism, has seen priests drawing swastikas during public prayers. “And...

BAPS celebrates Diwali, Hindu festival of lights

Diwali and New Year Celebrations Dan Pearce/Metroland Priva Patel at the Diwali, Festival of Lights, event at the BAPS...

Hindu Group To Push For Hanuman Monument At Oklahoma Capitol

US President Barack Obama shows Ingrid Nilsen the Hindu Lord Hanuman figurine he carries in his pocket. Source:Screenshot White...

People of Hindu community perform their religious rituals during Diwali Festival at Durga Shiva Mandir

People of Hindu community perform their religious rituals during Diwali Festival at Durga Shiva Mandir. APP photo by Akram...


11th Hindu Mandir Executives Conference

FTV News, Atlanta: The eleventh HMEC was held in Atlanta, Georgia at the Holiday Inn (Roswell) from September 16...

VHP Boston raises $108K for Support-A-Child through an evening of Kathak

  FTV News Framingham, By Geetha Patil: Support-A-Child (SAC) program is a flagship project of the Vishwa Hindu Council of...

VHPA’s Support-A-Child fund raiser show!

VHPA organized a beautiful fund raiser for Support a child program. This was a dance drama Krishnapriya in which...

Ivanka Trump to celebrate Diwali with Indian Americans

WASHINGTON: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s daughter will celebrate the Diwali festival at a Hindu temple in the crucial...

Hindu Trump Card to Win US Presidential Election

Finding a Hindu Vote Bank to Win Presidential Election in US. Ivanka Trump to celebrate Diwali with Indian Americans, after...

Anti-Trump/Anti-Hindu activists defame Hindu Holidays, side with Islamist Tyranny

Saturday, Oct 15th, 2016 – A crowd of nearly 10,000 Hindus assembled to hear Donald Trump speak at the...

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