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WHY INDIA?- Christian groups, missionaries making the most out of pandemic

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ’! This is what they...

‘Charity Garba Night’ in Australia for Covid-19 India relief fund

Covid-19 has crippled the world and like other nations of the world, India has been severely affected by it. The...

Samachar Manyata Association for Research and Training (SMaRT) Website Launched

One of the biggest tragedies of independent India has been monopolization of the narrative space by subscribers of one...


Dr Clifford Rampaul– A passionate Hindu religious ,social activist passes away

Dr. Maniram ‘Clifford’ Rampaul—A passionate spiritual and social activist, humble to the very end. By PARAS RAMOUTAR. A Hindu...

Upset Hindus urge Brazil firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha beer growlers and apologize

  Upset Hindus are urging Curitiba (Paraná, Brazil) based Siphon Growlers to apologize and withdraw beer growlers displaying images...

VHPA statement on the passing of Anjleebahen Pandya

  The Following statement was issued by the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA)   Vishwa Hindu Parishad of...

Hindus welcome Alabama legislature lifting yoga ban in schools & urge Governor to sign it

Hindus have welcomed Alabama Legislature finally approving allowing yoga in Alabama public schools; saying that although it came with...

Ekal Offensive Against Pandemic in Rural India: Prakash Waghmare

In India, Covid-19 (Corona) pandemic’s second wave hit hard suddenly and with the force of a tsunami. The country...

Temple Town rule a solution to protect temples

The Christian framing of a law to protect temples proves what they fear if this rule were fully implemented...


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

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

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

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

Politics of Pandemic in India

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

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

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

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

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

Divali message of former councillor Paras Ramoutar

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

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

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

Trinidad to hold Phagwah(Holi) conference

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

Hindus celebrate Shiva Raatri in Trinidad

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

World Hindu Council of America Statement on Shooting in Indianapolis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hindus urge French brewery to withdraw Lord Shiva beer & apologize

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

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

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

Hindu Prayer Spoken Before City Council Meeting in Claremore Concerns Residents

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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

Gurukool Waits to Open Its Doors to Students

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

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”...

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)...

Hindus Welcome ‘Kerala Shivaji’ Pratheesh Viswanathan Website Launch

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

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...

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

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

Black Power agenda to remove Columbus statue

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

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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,...

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

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

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...

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

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

VHP of America Appeal for COVID-19 Relief Fund

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

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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,...

“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...

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

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

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...

Warning! Nazi Narratives Continue to Threaten Hindus and Jews

By Souptik Mukherjee Hitler stole the ancient Hindu symbol of the Swastika, which for thousands of years had been used...

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...

India’s First Yoga Guru In West

INDIA, November 30, 2019 (Telangana Today): It is a tribute to all that he did and achieved, so painstakingly...

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...

Hindus seek retirement of “Dutch Black Pete”

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

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

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

Ontario Passes Proclaims November Hindu Heritage Month

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

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

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

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...

Anita Anand becomes first Hindu cabinet minister in Canada

MP Anita Anand, becomes first Hindu woman lawmaker to be made a minister in Canada.She is now the minister of public...

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...

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...

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

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

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,...

Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at University of Virginia

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

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...

Ontario’s Hindu Cultural Centre plans $1.6 million expansion

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

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

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

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New Hindu Temple to Be Built on South Main Street

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Hindu prayers read at Oregon’s Canby City Council

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

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

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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

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Malibu Hindu Temple Safe for Now

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

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Diwali celebration event aims to bring Coventry communities together

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‘Grandest day’ as Groton Hindu temple opens to community

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Hindu Jewish Festival of Lights

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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

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Maharudram Ceremony Held in Canada

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A Place to Call Home for Hindus in the Sioux Empire

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

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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

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Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to speak at Lutheran Church in Nevada

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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

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Hindus shocked at Vatican Museums labelling them as “cult”

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WAVES Conference in Dallas

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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

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

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

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

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Hindus welcome free yoga sessions at Newfoundland-Labrador Lt. Governor residence

Welcoming launching of yoga sessions during summer at Newfoundland-Labrador Government House, the official residence of provincial Lieutenant Governor in...

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

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

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

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Suresh Iyer takes over as Ekal USA President

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Transformations IX The Jyeshtha Ashtami Havan and Wisdom Retreat

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

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

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Small Errors, Big Impact: Correcting Media Portrayals of Hinduism

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

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Hindus welcome Atlanta Airport plans of yoga space

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Renowned Getty Museum exhibiting paintings of Hindu gods

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In Danger of Losing Hinduism in India? Khadreme Hindu Samaj

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

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Upset Hindus urge luxury activewear “Niyama Sol” to withdraw Lord Ganesh legging & apologize

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Canada’s largest Toronto School Board declares November “Hindu Heritage Month”

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

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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

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Hindus push for Diwali holiday in Texas’ Frisco School District

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

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

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Record observances on Lord Hanuman Jayanti in Trinidad : Paras Ramoutar

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New Jersey public library celebrating Hindu festival Holi

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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

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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

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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

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Hindus want pilot “yoga replacing detention” program extended to all Denver Public Schools

Hindus have commended Doull Elementary School (DES) in Denver for reportedly trading detention with yoga, and are urging Denver...

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

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183 Birth Day of Bhagawan Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

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

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

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Tao Porchon-Lynch, World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher

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Trinidad Hindus observe Shiva Ratri with devotion and reverence

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Christian-Hindu-Jewish-Buddhist leaders in Nevada jointly condemn Florida school massacre

Christian, Hindu, Jewish and Buddhist leaders in Nevada strongly condemned the Florida school massacre, which reportedly killed 17 and...

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...

Hindus welcome inflight yoga launch by Cathay Pacific Airways

Hindus have welcomed the reported launch of “Travel Well with Yoga” program in all the routes of Cathay Pacific...

Quebec’s Hindu temple to launch $1.75 million expansion project

Hindu-Mandir in Dollard-des-Ormeaux (Quebec, Canada) is reportedly planning to launch $1.75 million expansion project in the near future. It...

Hindus upset at Toyota Super Bowl ad for belittling Hinduism

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Gau-pooja 2018 @ Rowdy Girl Sanctuary

Click to Register Source: World Hindu News (WHN)

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

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Global Invitation to a momentous World Hindu Congress 2018 Sept 7- 9 Chicago

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Hindu Temple at Centre of Cambridge Planning Maelstrom

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

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

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

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

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Texas’ Coppell School District

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

USHA Holds Reception For Consul General Of India In Atlanta

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[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...

A pioneer of Sangh work, Jagdish Chandra Sharda (Shastri) is no more

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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...

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...

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...

Christian-Jew-Buddhist leaders back Hindu plea of no sacred mandalas on Tampa roads

In a remarkable interfaith gesture; Christian, Jew and Buddhist leaders have backed the Hindu plea that sacred mandalas do...

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),...

Hindu temple proposed at former church building in Chicago suburb

A Hindu temple is being reportedly planned in a building on about 2.4 acres plot in the Chicago suburb...

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...

Hindus stress that sacred mandalas do not belong on Tampa roads

Hindus point out that mandalas are sacred symbols and do not belong on the surface of public roads where...

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...

Hindus urge all cities of Canada to allow Diwali fireworks like Brampton & Mississauga

Hindus are urging all cities of Canada to allow fireworks on the occasion of Diwali, the most popular of...

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

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You’re invited to TALK: “Defense of Punyabhoomi Bharat (Dec 2, 2017)

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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...

Why we need a “Hindu Halloween”

The idea of a “Hindu Halloween” may sound offensive to some, just another attempt to inculturate the Hindu youth...

Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation Raises $2 Million in A Glittering Gala

“Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation” Raises 2 Million in A Glittering Gala — Prakash Waghmare Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation’s (‘EVF’) glittering ‘Gala’...

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...

Hindus seek class exemption for Diwali at University of Hamburg

Hindus have urged prestigious University of Hamburg (Universität Hamburg UHH) in Germany for granting class exemption for the Hindu...


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

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Trump Celebrates Diwali, Lights Diya in White House Ceremony

President Donald Trump (center) held a small Diwali celebration at the White House Oct. 17. At his immediate right...

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...

Hindu prayers for Las Vegas massacre victims

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged all the Hindu temples and prayer-centers worldwide to hold special prayers for...

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...

‘California authorities suggest corrections to proposed school books on Hinduism’

Washington, September 30 Authorities in California have suggested corrections to the proposed school textbooks in the state after Indian-Americans...

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...


Hindus laud Denver Art Museum for showcasing Hindu god Ganesha

Hindus have commended renowned Denver Art Museum (DAM) in Colorado for showcasing Hindu deity Lord Ganesha in an exhibition...

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...

PLEASE SHARE – Guyanese in New York protest against Granger & US Congress recognizes Swami Aksharananda

Dear Friends/Colleagues: Greetings! Hope you and your family are well. To Hindus, I extend happy Navrati greetings. Please see...

Hindus urge Swiss firm to rename its $6,010 high-heels “Ganesha” boots

Hindus have urged Lugano (Switzerland) headquartered luxury fashion label Philipp Plein Group to change the name of some of...

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)...

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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...

Durga Puja 2017 @ Houston Durga Bari Society

Click on the Flyer for more Information Please Note: To Unsubscribe email at indoamericannews@yahoo.com   7457 Harwin Drive, Suite. 262 Houston,...

Lauding Dubuque Schools offering yoga, Hindus urge yoga in all Iowa schools

Hindus have commended Dubuque Community Schools (DCS) in Iowa for reportedly launching yoga in some of its elementary schools,...

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 urge yoga-mat firms not to use PFRs which may affect fertility

Hindus have urged yoga mat firms not to use PFRs (chemicals commonly used in yoga mats) as Harvard and...

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...

HSS Volunteers Provide Relief to Hurricane Harvey Victims

HSS Volunteers Provide Relief to Hurricane Harvey Victims Volunteers from the Houston Chapter of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh USA (HSS)...

Hindus upset as Unilever cannot guarantee whether some of its products contain beef

Upset Hindus are seeking official apology from Dutch-British transnational consumer goods company Unilever’s CEO Paul Polman for non-disclosure of...

NYC Hindus get quarterly meeting with Mayor’s Office

HINDU QUARTERLY MEETING ESTABLISHED  25 Aug 2017 – Nisha Ramracha, Raju Bathija, Sitangshu Guha, Vincent Bruno and Lydia Singh...

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...

Invitation to Vincent Bruno Ganesh Chaturthi near City Hall

Hello All, The NYC Hindu Holidays Campaign has successfully launched a new non-profit group and website to better help...

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...

NYC Hindus brace for conflict with Mayor’s office

www.NYCHinduCoalition.com NYC Hindus Erupt With Suspicion At Mayor’s Office It was only last Thursday that the NYC Hindu Coalition...

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

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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...

Upset Hindus urge Australia fightwear firm to withdraw battling Hindu gods rashguards

Upset Hindus are urging Gosford (New South Wales, Australia) based fightwear firm “Raven Fightwear” for immediate withdrawal of “Battle...

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,...

Upset Hindus seek resignation & apology of Kellogg’s CEO for feeding them beef

Upset Hindus are seeking resignation and apology of multinational food company Kellogg’s CEO John A. Bryant for non-disclosure of...

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,...

Zed urged Welsh Government to show fairness to minority religions

The Welsh Government, whose tagline is “working for a fairer and more prosperous Wales”, has been urged to be...

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...

Upset Hindus urge Melbourne fashion firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha bootys & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Melbourne (Australia) based fashion label “Soulan Zee” for immediate withdrawal of bootys carrying images of...

Meditation truck offers moment of zen in heart of New York City

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Certified meditation teacher Kristin Westbrook offered guided meditation sessions inside of her converted RV truck...

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...

Hindu Community Center approved in Pennsylvania

Hilltown Township Board of Supervisors in Pennsylvania has reportedly unanimously approved land development plan for Swaminarayan Community Center. According...

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...

Upset Hindus urge Anheuser-Busch InBev to change name of its “Brahma” beer

Upset Hindus have urged Leuven (Belgium) headquartered leading global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev to change the name of its popular...

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...

Hindus call Taiwan’s proposed curbs on incense a “religious infringement”

Hindus are highly critical of Taiwan’s reportedly proposed restrictions on burning incense. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a...

Etsy removes Lord Ganesha toilet seat within 2 hours of Hindu protest

Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. withdrew toilet seat carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha from...

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...

Amazon removes Lord Hanuman leggings within 8 hours of Hindu protest

Online retailer Amazon.com withdrew leggings carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Hanuman from its website within about eight hours...


California Can’t Duck Hindu Students’ Claim of Educational Bias

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, July 14, 2017 (Courthouse News): A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss a lawsuit claiming...

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...


Meditation community upset at razing of Univ. of N. Dakota Meditation Ctr. which begins Monday

While many universities and colleges across USA are patronizing meditation and opening new meditation centers, University of North Dakota...

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...

Texas apparel firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesha leggings after Hindus object

Pharr (Texas) based athletic clothing company “Miami Fitwear” apologized and removed leggings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha...

Adequate coverage of Hinduism sought in new religion program at Eastern Michigan University

Welcoming the launch of new Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies degree at comprehensive public Eastern Michigan University (EMU),...

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...


How a Yoga Guru Is Mastering the Consumer Goods Market in India

WHARTON, PENNSYLVANIA, June 15, 2017 (Knowlege @ Wharton): Can an Indian yoga master and spiritual guru pose a threat...

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...

Hindus seek overhaul of Saskatchewan education system, treating all beliefs equally

Hindus are stressing reexamining and rebuilding the education system in Saskatchewan (Canada) so all the belief systems and non-believers...

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...

Massachusetts to Celebrate International Day of Yoga at Four Locations: Boston, Acton, Burlington and Chelmsford

SPIRITUALITY Massachusetts to Celebrate International Day of Yoga at Four Locations: Boston, Acton, Burlington and Chelmsford BOSTON—Massachusetts is celebrating...

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...

New Jersey Hindu temple consecrating unique Krishna statue with 19-day rituals

Shri Krishna Vrundavana Hindu temple in Edison (New Jersey) is organizing “Shri Krishna Pratishtapana and Brahma KalashOthsava” from May...

Hindus seek “decent” new home for Meditation Center at University of North Dakota

Hindus are urging University of North Dakota (UND), a public research university at Grand Forks, to provide its Lotus...

Hindus ask all Iowa cities to offer free yoga like Des Moines

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

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...

Nevada Assembly starts day with Hindu mantras

Details of the picture attached: Rajan Zed delivering the Hindu invocation at Nevada Assembly. Speaker Jason Frierson is at...

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,...

Hindus criticize permit requirement for yoga in Vancouver parks

Hindus are critical of City of Vancouver’s permit and insurance requirement for yoga classes in City’s parks, “whether you...

Thousands celebrate Vaisakhi in Edmonton

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley stops for photo during a parade and celebration of Vaisakhi Day in Millwoods on Sunday...

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...

The Only Place in the U.S. You Can Get a Master’s in Yoga Studies? Los Angeles

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/92578637-132.html LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, May 13, 2017 (LA Times): Ana Funes is a philosophy professor at Loyola Marymount University...

Invitation to all from Sanatan Shiv Shakti Mandir of Houston

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Hindus urge all Utah schools to offer yoga like some Salt Lake City schools

Hindus have commended Salt Lake City School District (SLCSD) in Utah for offering yoga in its various schools, calling...

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...

The Hindu Community Celebrates Anniversary

The Hindu Temple celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Far away are the meetings in private homes that had...

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...

How Sexual Blackmail Mafia Honey-trap Forthright BJP Leaders In India

Gujarat | Mumbai | Haryana: After BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Gujarat’s Valsad filed a complaint with the Delhi...

Upset Hindus urge New Jersey online retailer to withdraw Lord Shiva & Ganesha leggings

Upset Hindus are urging Ventnor City (New Jersey) headquartered online retailer Zayze Activewear for immediate withdrawal of various leggings...

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...

Muslims Used To Influence Hindu Temple In Dallas

Imagine for a moment hundreds of Hindus registering to vote in a church, or a mosque – just to...

Catholic Loyola Marymount University hosting Project “Om” yoga worldwide event

Top-ranked Roman Catholic “Loyola Marymount University” (LMU), rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions, is hosting Project “Om” yoga...

Mexico City ‘Yoga in your Neighborhood’ schedules May festival

Yoga, a Hindu practice to balance body, mind and spirit, is not only for a selected few. With the...

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...

Hindus ask all Virginia cities to offer free yoga like Lynchburg

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

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...

Hindus welcome Wisconsin Catholic Franciscan center hosting various yoga programs

Hindus have welcomed Franciscan Spirituality Center in La Crosse (Wisconsin), sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration—Catholic sisters...

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...

Hindus urge New Zealand to offer greater respect & protection to Maori sacred sites

In view of Playboy model nude photo-shoot on sacred Mount Taranaki, Hindus are urging New Zealand government to offer...

You’re invited to Spiritual Talk: “Upholding Dharma in Modern Times:… (May 13, 2017)

Hello  , You are invited to the following event: SPIRITUAL TALK: “UPHOLDING DHARMA IN MODERN TIMES: WHAT? WHY? HOW?...

Novant Health group offering “Mommy-baby yoga” in baby’s 1st year

Novant Health; spread across North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia; is offering joint yoga classes for mothers and...

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...

MEDIA RELEASE – Trinidadian professor meets CXC in Barbados

MEDIA RELEASE ​:​ Trinidadian professor meets CXC in Barb​a​dos   Trinidadian professor, Dr Kumar Mahabir,​ will meet the Caribbean...

Ekal Sur Ekal Taal (Houston, TX)

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

You’re invited to IBC Talk in Houston by Dr. Makarand Paranjape on “B.R…. (Apr 30, 2017)

Hello  , You are invited to the following event: IBC TALK IN HOUSTON BY DR. MAKARAND PARANJAPE ON “B.R....

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...

Hindu Festival Colors Wilson Park

As a way to show their appreciation of love, vibrant colors and the arrival of spring, the UA students...

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,...

Duke University students adopt yoga as a protest form

Some graduate students of prestigious Duke University (DU) reportedly used yoga as a protest form to bring back free...

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 urge Catholic Benedictine College in Kansas not to abolish yoga

Hindus are urging Benedictine College (BC), a Roman Catholic college in Atchison (Kansas) founded on the Benedictine tradition, not...

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...

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...

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

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

Compassion International: We have had enough of ‘service’ – Balbir Punj

Dear US Lawmakers, Recently, 107 of you (members of the US Congress, both Republicans and Democrats) wrote to the...

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...

Hindus welcome Catholic Boston College showcasing Hindu dance-drama

Catholic Jesuit research university Boston College (BC) organized “On Devi” (On Goddess), a song-dance-drama event, on March 26 which...

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 aarti worship held weekly at Harvard

A weekly aarti is reportedly held at Harvard University (HU), one of the world’s top and United States’ oldest...

New York’s Hicksville Public Schools to close for Diwali holiday

Hindus have welcomed the inclusion of Diwali, most popular of their festival, as holiday by Hicksville Union Free School...

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...

Unique Hindu (Saivite) monastery in the Hawaiian island of Kauai

While boarding the flight for the remote island of Kauai, we did not expect to come across a very...

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...