USA & CANADA

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...

Hindus welcome dedicated “spiritual area” in new $276 million Cleveland Cancer Center

Hindus have commended reported inclusion of dedicated “spiritual area for prayer or meditation” inside the recently opened $276 million,...

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...

Lecture by Surendra Agrawal Saturday, August 19 Oxford Room, HUA

Lecture by Surendra Agrawal Saturday, August 19 from 4 to 6pm in the Oxford Room, HUA    Title of Lecture  ...

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...