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The War On Hindus – Part 1 – #TheBoatards –BY RAVINAR

“History is a set of lies agreed upon” — That’s what Napoleon said. No better proof of it than...

A Hindu wedding for Ukrainian couple

  Vitaliy Reva, a retired Ukrainian football player, tying the sacred thread around his wife Elena’s neck, at Neelavar...

Photos : Ukrainian professional football player Vitaliy Reva re-marries in Hindu tradition

Udupi (Karnataka) : Vitaliy Reva a renowned international foot ball player remarried Elena Reva according to Hindu customs and traditions...

Hindu society needs total Hindu solidarity and kshatriya spirit – by Tapan Ghosh

HINDU SOCIETY NEEDS TOTAL HINDU SOLIDARITY AND KSHATRIYA SPIRIT – TAPAN GHOSH SHIVAJI MAHARAJ’S CORONATION ENACTED IN NEW YORK...

Hindu community upset at Australian brewery continuing with Ganesh-Lakshmi beer labels

Despite apologizing and promising to re-design their bottles and packaging and removing the objectionable images from the website in...

Photos: 50 Pakistani Hindu couples tie the knot at mass marriage ceremony

Photo Credit: Asif Hassan/AFP Fifty Hindu couples got married at a mass ceremony conducted by the Pakistan Hindu Council in...

Justice For Hindus, Bangladesh Division Launches With Success

JFH Bangladesh Launches With Success January 9th, 2015 – Justice For Hindus, Bangladesh Division has its first official meeting...

We forget action against Radical Islam and fly with easy Emotions for Muslims – Upananda Brahmachari

I condemn the barbaric Islamic attack on France’s satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and so my first word is to take drastic action...

Editorial: Condolence For French Media Brave Hearts Killed By Islamists And Insincere Showcase Of Solidarity By Mainstream Indian Media

  World Hindu News editorial board offers its deepest condolences to brave hearts French Editors, Cartoonists and editorial team...

Hindu University of America January 2015 Newsletter

  Hindu University of America A Unique Dimension of Hindu Thought & Traditions   Newsletter Issue: #1 January 2015...

Hindu Heritage Endowment News – HHE Newsletter January 2015

Planned Giving NewsletterJanuary 2015 Do you have questions about estate planning? Planned giving? Your will? Each month, we feature...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Another View—From the Netherlands

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

Bhagwad Gita ‘perfect textbook’ for leaders: US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

File Photo : Tulsi presenting a personalized copy of Bhagawad Gita to PM Modi on his US visit in...

Are Hindu Marriage Vows Misogynistic?

Should Hindu Marriage vows  be rewritten to suit the times? The answer, as a study of the shastras show, is an...

Fund-raising campaign launched to establish Vivekananda Chair

WASHINGTON: A campaign has been launched in the US to raise funds for Swami Vivekananda Chair for study of Hinduism at...

Evangelization of Asia: Significance of objections to Pope’s visit to Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA, December 30, 2014 (Lankaweb by Shenali D. Waduge): The US and Western Christian nations have made clear...

How movies embraced Hinduism (without you even noticing)

Author: Nirpal Dhaliwal Publication: The Guardian Date: December 25, 2014 URL:     http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/dec/25/movies-embraced-hinduism?CMP=share_btn_tw   Interstellar’s box office total is $622,932,412 and counting....

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Interesting Analysis/Account—Who Did All These

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

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Come Home, Come Home, My Countrymen

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

How Yoga Became A $27 Billion Industry — And Reinvented American Spirituality

Author: Carolyn Gregoire (Carolyn.Gregoire@huffingtonpost.com) Publication: The Huffington Post Date: December 16, 2014 URL:   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/16/how-the-yoga-industry-los_n_4441767.html?utm_hp_ref=tw&ir=India In 1971, Sat Jivan Singh Khalsa...

25 Years of Exile – 19th January — Kashmiri Hindu Holocast Day

Every year Kashmiri Hindus all over the country observe 19th of January as ‘Holocaust Day’. It was on this...

Swasthani Brata Katha Festival, Hindu Holy Month, Begins In Nepal

The monthlong, Hindu Swasthani Brata Katha festival began on January 5, 2015 in Nepal, drawing devotees to the Salinadi River for...

Hindus Express Need For Temple In Oxford

Hindu community worldwide has expressed urgent need of a Hindu temple in Oxford in England. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed,...

HINDU GROUP WANTS APOLOGY FROM FRENCH PRESIDENT HOLLANDE FOR BURIAL DENIAL TO ROMA BABY

A Hindu group is urging France President Francois Hollande to issue an official apology over refusal of burial space...

Concern over PK sharing stage with ISI ally ARY

Officials regard reports of Pakistan-based ARY (Abdul Rehman Yakub) television channel being associated with a function connected with the...

Hindus demand cancellation of curriculum teaching conversions in ‘South Asia Advance Christian Studies’

Sion, Mumbai : Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) and Sanatan Sanstha jointly held demonstrations for their demands like – cancellation of...

RPP-N warns of another protest for Hindu state

KATHMANDU, JAN 03 – Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N) Chairman Kamal Thapa has claimed that no force can stop them...

Contribution of Advaita to Humanity” – International Conference Nov 18-21, 2015, Maharashtra India, to Commemorate Birth Anniversary of Swami Chinmayananda​

Brochure – Contribution of Advaita to Humanity     < === Brochure PDF Free Download Source: WHN Media Network

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Fanfare Over “Ghar Wapasi” And Futile Debate Over It When No Scope Exists

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

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – How Much More To Help?

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

Ekal Vidyalaya Fundraiser Draws Record Crowd, Pledges

The North Los Angeles and Tri-Valley chapter of the Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA held its annual year-end fundraiser...

Renewed call for first Hindu temple in Oxford

Campaigners for a first Hindu temple in Oxfordshire have made a fresh appeal for funds. The Oxford Temple and...

UK Campaign for a Hindu nation in Nepal

UK Campaign for a Hindu nation in Nepal London, Dec 29: Nepalese living in the UK have launched an...

Special Vishnu Puja to be Performed for First Time in Saint-Pierre

While most of the islanders are preparing to Christmas Eve with family and friends this December 31, the faithful...

Govt to facilitate Hindus visiting Hinglaj Temple

The government to facilitate country’s Hindu community in realising their religious obligations would soon develop a water reservoir, installed...

Attacks on Hindus during 11th to 20th December 2014

December 11 : Incident of conversion of 5 Hindu families from Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) to Christianity was brought forth. December...

Religious and Nationalist Protests Continue Over Controversial Indian Film “PK”

Protests continued across Western and Central India on Monday over the controversial but commercially successful Bollywood comedy-drama film PK....

Govt to facilitate Hindu pilgrims visiting Hinglaj Temple

KARACHI – Government to facilitate Pakistan’s Hindu community in realising their religious obligations would soon develop a water reservoir, installed...

Hinduism focused exhibition in China

Hindu community has welcomed the decision of Beijing Capital Museum in China to exhibit Lord Ganesha and other Hindu artifacts. Recently launched exhibition,...

Neighbors fight plan to build Hindu Mission

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A Hindu Mission’s plans to build a spiritual retreat center in south Forsyth County is...

The missing Hindus in South Asia and a conspiracy of silence

Civil society, media and the government of India have all remained mute spectators while this human tragedy has been...

Happy 2015 to all our activists – Message From Save the Yezidis Movement

A year is gone and a new year is knocking at our door. 2014 was a year of momentous...

A rebuttal to Swapan Dasgupta article “Some in RSS Have Profound Distaste for PM” by Rahul Chandra

A rebuttal to Swapan Dasgupta article “Some in RSS Have Profound Distaste for PM” – Rahul Chandra http://www.ndtv.com/article/opinion/some-in-rss-have-profound-distaste-for-pm-638118  ...

Bringing the World’s Religions Together in Bern

BERN, SWITZERLAND, December 14, 2014 (Swiss Info): It is thought to be a one-of-a-kind: tucked away in a multicultural,...

God Remembrance for 2015

 (2015) New Year for God Remembrance  < == Web Link. Free Downloadable PDF  Source: WHN Media Network

Gharwapsi integrates society and Dharma

Press Release Joint Session of vhp Trust and Management Committee held at Pune at ” Swami Vivekananda has said clearly...

Another Hindu Temple For England

Ashton-under-Lyne in Greater Manchester area of England will have another Hindu temple and community center. Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council...

Golf Club banquet hall turn into Shri Swaminarayan Hindu Temple

A 20,000 square-foot former Golf Club banquet hall on about 14 acres is reportedly set to become the BAPS...

Following New York, Hindu community urges rest of the 49 US states to allow Diwali school holiday

Hindu Community has welcomed reports of New York Governor’s signing the bill allowing school holiday on Diwali, their most...

Veer Savarkar: Freedom fighter and early proponent of ‘Hindutva’

New Delhi: Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, also known as ‘Veer Savarkar’, was one of the bravest freedom fighters of India.  He...

New York law honoring Hindu holiday ‘step forward’

The Diwali holiday is celebrated by Hindus across the world. THE REST of the country should follow New York’s...

Golf Club banquet hall to become Hindu Temple in Pennsylvania 

A 20,000 square-foot former Golf Club banquet hall on about 14 acres is reportedly set to become the BAPS...

Varanasi, India: The holiest city in Hinduism

A holy man prays during his morning puja (ritual of offering) in front of the Ganges. By: Melissa Renwick...

Hindu Mahasabha Of America Condemns Banglore Bomb Blast By Islamic Terrorists, seeks execution by military courts

Houston, Texas ( 29 Dec 2014): Hindu Mahasabha Of America Condemns Banglore Bomb Blast By Islamic Terrorists and seeks...

After protest by Hindu community Germany’s Gauselmann regrets and removes ‘Shiva’ slot gambling game 

Globally active Gauselmann Group, one of the “world’s leading gaming companies”, has expressed regret and announced removal of its...

COMING HOME TO INTUITION AND REASON – FROM BLIND BELIEF– MARIA WIRTH

Maria Wirth is a German and came to India for a holiday after finishing her psychology studies at Hamburg...

Carnivorous Plant Turns Vegetarian

LONDON, December 27, 2014 (Ad Hoc News): HPI Note: This sounds like a hoax, but is being widely reported...

Petition – Hindus Against Defamation · Ban the Hindi Movie “PK” · Change.org

Please confront actor Haji Aamir Khan on Twitter: “Jo Dar Gaya, Woh Mecca Gaya” In his latest Hindi movie...

1,400 Hindu sites in dire need of govt protection: Pakistan Hindu Council

Ash is scattered round a barely visible idol on the raised platform and the floor of the small temple...

Hindus upset at mounting of Lord Ganesha grotesque on Windsor Chapel

Hindus are upset at placing of carved Lord Ganesha as a grotesque creature on the medieval walls of St....

Russian sorry for taking Puri temple snaps

BHUBANESWAR: A tourist from Russia had a harrowing time while taking photographs of Jagannath Temple in Puri by climbing...

Hindu parents ask district to include holy day

GLEN ROCK — A contingent of borough parents has petitioned the school board to include Diwali — a Hindu...

Mauritius: Island of 300 Hindu temples

The island paradise in the Indian Ocean is known among holidaymakers. But what is little known is that it...

Deliverance for the Dead: Sikh Trader Brings Pakistani Hindus to the Ganges

A Good Samaritan’s act of kindness has once again highlighted the plight of Pakistani Hindus and the need to...

Bhagwad Gita has universal relevance: RSS chief

New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday underscored the universal relevance of the Bhagwad Gita, saying its message must...

Rajan Zed Calls For Review In 2015-16 Calendar To Include Diwali

Hindu community is heartbroken over Hillsborough Township Public School District in New Jersey not including Diwali as a school...

Methodist School to become Hindu temple in England 

Ashton-under-Lyne in Greater Manchester area of England will have another Hindu temple and community center. Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council has unanimously...

Plans to build a Hindu temple in Ashton get the go-ahead

An aerial view of the old Hurst Methodist School site. Picture: Google Street View Plans for a new Hindu...

Hindus hail UN resolution of proclaiming “International Day of Yoga”

Hindus have welcomed the United Nations (UN) General Assembly Resolution of proclaiming June 21 as the International Day of...

HINDUS URGE GLOBAL CORPORATIONS TO HELP CONSERVE HINDU WORLD HERITAGE SITES

Hindus have commended Panasonic Corporation for donating LED projectors to illuminate Prambanan Temple Compounds World Heritage Site in Indonesia....


Pakistan eighth most dangerous country in the world : Report

Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries Country Threat Index (CTI) Based on Terrorist & Rebel Activity Over Past 30 Days...

Accommodation required at Nashik for those joining Dharma-prasar activities during Kumbh-Mela

‘Simhastha Kumbh-Mela’ will be held at Nashik between 14th July and 25th July 2015. Sanatan Sanstha and Hindu Janajagruti...

The Architecture of Hinduism

An investigation into Hinduism as a Complex, Adaptive System Sanatan Dharma or Hinduism has long suffered from a very basic...

The Despairs As Well As Hope before Hindus – ​Mukundan P.R.

The Despairs As Well As Hope before Hindus – ​Mukundan P.R.​ In the Rig Veda we find this verse:...

Fwd: [GHHF] How to tell Hinduism to Your Child? – K Aravinda Rao : Part 6 (11 & 12 Chapters)

  GHHF: How to tell Hinduism to Your Child? – K Aravinda Rao *  Part 6 (11 & 12 Chapters)...

​Welcoming Hindus back to the fold ‘PANCHAMARS’ could choose to be BC OR MBC By Lt Col CR Sundar

​​ WELCOMING HINDUS BACK TO THE FOLD ‘PANCHAMARS’ COULD CHOOSE TO BE BC OR MBC By Lt Col CR...

Hindu leader wants controversial painting removed

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Hindus are backing up Catholics upset over a controversial painting displayed at a Santa Fe gallery. The painting...

Welcoming Iohannis as new Romania President, Hindu community urges him to end Roma apartheid 

Congratulating Klaus Iohannis on his swearing in as Romania’s President on December 21, distinguished US-based Hindu religious leader Rajan Zed has...

Hindu temple finds home in Pittsburgh

Devotees at the Sri Venkateswara Temple in Penn Hills, Pa., celebrate the Diwali Festival of Lights with a fireworks...

Hindu Mahasabha to release “Desh Bhakt Godse” on Jan 30

New Delhi: The film based on Nathuram Godse titled Desh Bhakt Nathuram Godse (Patriot Nathuram Godse) will reportedly release...

The Doctrine of Dharma

The Doctrine of Dharma  The thought of dharma generates deep confidence in the Sanatana Dharma mind in cosmic justice. This is reflected in...

Historic Geeta Press announced lockout for indefinite period

Who: Geeta Press What: announced its lockout for an indefinite period When: 16 December 2014 Why: talks between its management and employees over...

Hindus angered over Brooklyn Museum’s new massive exhibit of goddess Kali

The goddess Kali, seen here in a new Brooklyn Museum exhibit, should be worshiped in temples — not on...

Yoga And Dharma

Mary Angela Buffo of Ananda Wellness and Yoga Center will lead a gentle yoga session and dialogue, followed by...

India Is Our Hindu Rashtra: RSS chief Dr. Mohan Bhagwat

KOLKATA: Describing India as a Hindu rashtra (nation) and making a strong pitch for Hindu awakening, RSS chief Mohan...

​About ‘Good’ & ‘Bad’ Muslims (or ‘good’ or ‘bad’ Talibans) – ​François Gautier

When one says that there is a war going on between #Islam and the democratic world, one is accused...

Worth Reading : Plastic Surgery in Ancient Hindu India

Sushruta – Father of Cosmetic Surgery From 1769 AD to 1799 AD, in a period of thirty years, four...

Third man pleads guilty in temple arson case

RYAN Cathie Coward,The Hamilton Spectator Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 19,2014, Scott Ryan arrives at the John Sopinka Court House...

Hindu community to back indigenous recognition in Australia’s referendum 

Hindu community would support the Australian constitutional recognition of nation’s indigenous people in the referendum proposed to be held...

PHRRP Partner Hindu Mahasabha of America Donates 60 Blankets to Pak Hindu Refugees in Delhi

Nov 23rd 2014 (New Delhi, India): PHRRP Partner Hindu Mahasabha of America Donated 60 Blankets to Pak Hindu Refugees in...

RSS to hold ‘Hindu Kumbh’ on February 10

The Malwa region unit of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will hold ‘Ma Narmada Kumbh’, a mammoth public gathering, in...

Hindus to support Australian constitutional referendum

Hindus would support the Australian constitutional recognition of nation’s indigenous people in the referendum proposed to be held in...

‘Love jihad’ is conversion ploy: VHP

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) opposes religious conversions and “love jihad” is only meant to convert people to Islam,...

Initiative of India is highly needed for the establishment of Hindu State in Nepal.

Yogendra Pratap Shahi | Everest Herald | Kathmandu | 7 Dec 2014:: [This is an interview taken by Yogendra Paratap...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Germany Against Islam

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

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Hilda Raja On Ghar Wapasi Programme

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

Sinjar Protection Force is not Kurdish Peshmarga

– From the media center of Sinjar Protection Force We are not Peshmarga as being demanded; we are a Yezidi...

COW DUNG FOR INDIGESTION, URINE FOR PIMPLES: VISHWA HINDU PARISHAD’S GUIDE TO A HEALTHY LIFE

Cow urine may soon be the most sought-after product in the world, given that it can almost cure everything.Or...

Save the cow, says VHP’s Praveen Togadia

VHP leader Praveen Togadia and Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi at a Virat Hindu Sammelan. —Aadesh Pokhare In a bid...

India Bans Islamic State Days After Engineer’s Arrest: Report

NEW DELHI:  India has declared a ban on Islamic State, days after having detained an engineer for running a popular...

Bangladeshi Hindus protest against injustice on International Human Rights Day

Dhaka, Dec 11 (ANI): The minority Hindu community in Bangladesh staged a protest in Dhaka against violence and injustice...

Man burglarizes Hindu temple; police ask for help

SOUTH JORDAN — Police are asking for help to identify the man who stole a laptop and iPad from...

Vedanta and dharma

The best approach to understand Hinduism is through its teachings. Hinduism rests on the spiritual bedrock of the Vedas, hence Veda Dharma, and...

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation (GHHF) 2014-Year end Report of Activities and Accomplishments

  GHHF 2014 – Year end Report of Activities and Accomplishments; Donations requested “Like in a well the more...

Clinching evidence showing Christian Missionary conspiracy in the assassination of Ven. Swami Lakshmananda Saraswati

Clinching evidence showing christist conspiracy in the assassination of Ven. Swami Lakshmananda ji Saraswati and his colleagues by Christians on...

“Gita to be National Book” and “Soft Leadership”

Soft Leadership Date: 14th Dec 2014(24th weekly column in the series “Narendra Modi & CXO Leadership”)   Soft power...

​(Sydney) Terrifying photo shows the Indian-born Hindu held as hostage by Muslim gunman

See the man on the right:  http://www.ibtimes.co.in/sydney-hostage-crisis-live-gunman-takes-hostages-cafe-islamic-flag-seen-window-617164   Hostages seen through the window of the cafe in Sydney. Twitter/Stephen...

​The Hindu Response – An Yezidi Perspective by ​Haji Hamika

The Hindu Response – An Yezidi Perspective   ​​ – by Haji Hamika As a Yezidi I am used...

Bangladeshi Hindus protest against injustice on International Human Rights Day 

Dhaka, Dec 11 (ANI): The minority Hindu community in Bangladesh staged a protest in Dhaka against violence and injustice...

HINDU AMERICAN FOUNDATION APPROVES TEXAS TEXTBOOKS WITH NEW CORRECTIONS

Recently, we published an article on the improvements that the Texas State Board of Education made to the descriptions of Sikhism in their approved...

‘Give us our rights’: Hindu group demands protection of graveyard

BAHAWALPUR:  “We are treated like the scum of the Earth. Land grabbers are constructing buildings on our graveyard...

Holy cow! Vishwa Hindu Parishad launches ‘Gau mutra’ cosmetics

Mumbai: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has launched a line of beauty products containing cow dung and gau mutra (cow urine)....

Compilation of Mahatma Gandhi speeches against religious conversion in India (PDF)

Gandhiji-on-Religious-Conversion << PDF Download Link Source: WHN Media Network



Why Hindus don’t eat Beef (Cow) – Scriptures refrences and Practical reasonsing

Author – Swadesh Katoch According to scriptures, there are seven mothers (or equivalent to mother):  (1) the real mother, ...

Techies to converge in Silicon Valley for saving the Yezidis – a peaceful community which believes in Reincarnation

In the very heart of the Middle East is tucked away a community having  distinct non-Islamic religious beliefs. Not...

Indian President performs Anantha Sthapana Puja for world’s tallest ISKCON Chandrodaya Mandir in Vindavan

Vrindavan, 16 November 2014 The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee attended the Anantha Sthapana Puja at the Chandrodaya...

Amazing Science Behind Hindu Temples 

India is a place which is known for many things and most important of them all is our unique...

Protest against conversion and slave marriages to Muslims of Pakistani Hindu girls

Washington DC: December 7, 2014. (PCP) Pakistani, Indian and American organizations will stage a protest against enforced conversion and...

Bhagavat Gita – An International Treatise on Secular Spirituality: Mukundan P.R.

Bhagavat Gita – An International Treatise on Secular Spirituality: Mukundan P.R. ​Recently I read the columns written by Sagarika.Ghose in...

Author Bal K.Gupta honored by The 1947 Partition Archives

Bal K. Gupta (second from left) was honored by The 1947 Partition Archive at their office on the Skydeck...

Pakistan: 99 percent of Hindu girls raped, converted are under 13 years of age

As many as 99 percent of Hindu girls who are converted to Islam and forcibly married are under 13...

Hindus Upset At Usage Of Lord Shiva On Slot Gambling Game

Hindus are upset at Hindu god Shiva themed slot gambling game titled “Shiva”, calling it highly inappropriate. Developed by...

Washington DC protest against Hindu girls rape

The wails of Anjali, a twelve year old Hindu girl abducted and raped in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and...

Miss America & Rep Gabbard helping promote understanding of Hinduism: HAF

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri and Congresswomen Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) are helping promote Hinduism’s universal message of pluralism and...

Brian Pennington receives grant, presents new research on Hinduism and climate change

Pennington’s long-term research in the Indian Himalayas was extended by a grant from the American Academy of Religion to...

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all US universities

Hindus are asking all universities of USA to declare Diwali, most popular Hindu holy day, as a university-wide holiday....

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Canadian universities

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, pointed out that it would be a step in...

Hindu pilgrims leave for India

LAHORE: Dozens of Hindu pilgrims returned to India via Wagah border after performing Shiv Pooja at Katas Raj in...

Pakistan: Minor Hindu girls abducted, converted to Islam, forcibly married; one to man, 62

Washington DC: November 30, 2014. (Ahmar MustikhanTwo Hindu girls aged 13 and 14 were abducted at gunpoint Thursday and...

Hon. Indian PM ‘Modi magic’ has broken all booking records in Allphones Arena: RSS’ Ravi Kumar

Sydney, Nov. 13 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) International Joint Coordinator Ravi Kumar on Thursday praised Prime Minister Narendra...

Nepal’s Gadhimai Festival Celebrated on Nov 28, 2014

By Manesh Shrestha, for CNN December 2014 -.    A devotee slaughters a water buffalo during the celebration of the...

Hindu Heritage Endowment News – HHE December 2014 Newsletter

Planned Giving NewsletterDecember 2014 Do you have questions about estate planning? Planned giving? Your will? Each month, we feature...

Indian Mujahideen Threaten Justice for Hindus Volunteers In Assam:Dr. Chowdhury And His Crew Will Never Give Up

Indian Mujahideen Threaten JFH Volunteers In Assam JFH volunteers in the Assam region of India who have opened a...

Hindu Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev to open 500 schools in India

BABA RAMDEV TO OPEN 500 SCHOOLS IN INDIA http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/baba-ramdev-school-chain-aacharya-kulam-haridwar/1/405885.html Baba Ramdev to open chain of schools across India :-...

Chronology Of Hinduism in America

1780s CE Trade between India and America Trade started between India and America in the late 1700s. In 1784,...

Hindus hail “Yoga Room” launch at Chicago Midway Airport

Hindus have applauded launching of “Yoga Room” at Chicago Midway International Airport, calling it a “step in the positive...

Countering Terrorism And Fundamentalism With The Ancient Indian Wisdom: ‘Sanadhana Dharma’

Terrorism and Religious Fundamentalism have emerged as the greatest threat to the humanity in the twenty first century.  The...

“Meet Java’s Hidden Hindus” – Indonesian Photofeature from “Hinduism Today” magazine

 Or view online:  http://www.hinduismtoday.com/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=5536 Magazine Web Edition > October/November/December 2014   Meet the Hindus of Java For five centuries, the Hindus of...

Patriots Forum’s Weekly Newsletter

(Weekly Newsletter of Patriots’ Forum) www.patriotsforum.org Dear Enlightened Readers, We have a mixed bag this week: Barack Obama will...

India observed Sourjya Divas (day of valour) on 6th Dec to mark the demolition of disputed Babri ‘Dhancha’

HENB | Kolkata | Dec 6, 2014:: Amidst some stray programmes observed by Anti-Hindu Secular and Leftist as ‘Kala...

Sanskrit language mesmerized Western intellectuals – Salil Gewali

Sanskrit language mesmerized Western intellectuals-         Salil Gewali, Shillong (INDIA) It is for the astounding richness of the...

200 Muslims come back to Hindu Fold in Agra, India

Agra: Members of at least 57 Muslim families were converted to Hinduism at a ceremony called ‘Purkhon ki ghar...

RK Misson Open Meditation Center in Fiji

THE lack of spiritual learning in schools prompted the Ramakrishna Mission to build a $2million universal meditation centre in...

World Hindu Congress – Introduction

World Hindu Congress “Yato Dharmastato Jaya” (“Where there is Dharma, There is Victory”) An Instrument for Organising the Global Hindu...

[GHHF] How to tell Hinduism to Your Child? – K Aravinda Rao

  GHHF: How to tell Hinduism to Your Child? – K Aravinda Rao *  Part 3 (5 & 6 Chapters)...

Training Course for Certified Volunteer Chaplains of the Hindu Faith

VIRGINIA, USA, December 3, 2014: Hindu University of America, in conjunction with Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America, is pleased...

Tiruvalluvar Statue Likely in Moscow

Statue of Russian poet Pushkin may be set up in Chennai At a time when the Central government decided...

India Aims to Rebrand and Promote Yoga in India

Indian students of Delhi Public School perform yoga in Hyderabad on Oct. 20. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has...

Attacks on Hindu temples in Pakistan a worrying trend

ISLAMABAD: In the latest incident of its kind, a Hindu temple was attacked by fanatics in Pakistan, the temple...



​Hindu University of America Offers the First Training Course for American Hindu Leaders to become Certified Volunteer Chaplains of the Hindu Faith​

Certified Volunteer Chaplains of the Hindu Faith “Lead us from unreal to real. Lead us from Darkness to the...

Forum for Hindu Awakening: Greetings of Datta Jayanti, 6th December 2014

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Hinduism Today Launches Digital Dharma Fund-Raising Drive 2014

KAUAI, HAWAII, December 2, 2014: The Editors of Hinduism Today and HPI announce our 2014 “Digital Dharma Drive” to...

Entry of Hindutva into Kashmir politics

In the backdrop of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) grand ambition to conquer Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, albeit...

GHRD appeal to rescue Kajal Bheel in Pakistan by singing petition

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Hindu Existence Newsletter – Vol. VI. No 11. Nov 2014 (Free PDF Download)

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Attacks on Hindu temples in Pakistan a worrying trend

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Charter of Hindu Demands passed unanimously

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Root of the present advanced science is in Vedas – Udayan Indurkar

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VHP’s Reconversion drive : 26 Christians & Muslims revert to Hinduism in Mumbai

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Arrested Catholic Archbishop’s computer contained over 100,000 pornographic images of children

Vatican detectives analyzing a computer used a by an archbishop arrested earlier this week discovered over 86,000 pornographic photos...

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​Nithyananda Swami’s report: CID submit test results to court

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New Delhi, India (22 Nov 2014): World Hindu News CEO Rahul Chandra on behalf of World Hindu News company...

Utah’s Hindus light up the night

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World Hindu News Media Boosted Participation at World Hindu Congress 2014

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VHPA Donated Meals to Houston based Hindu Bhutanese

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The British Sikh Association’s Annual Dinner – 24th November 2014

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Mohan Bhagwat highlights three Gs of Hindu religion

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The Hindu holy men – Hindu Sadhus in pictures

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Yezidi’s State their Plight and HAF, Art of Living Vow Support

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Lord Ganesha placement at Windsor Chapel Sparks Anger

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RSS cadre attacked in Chennai

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Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Sanskrit And Sanskrit All The Way

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Hinduism inspired Australians call PM Modi a ‘man of humble beginnings’

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Sewa & VYASA Concluded 4th Camp to Manage Diabetes Through Yoga Therapy

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Auspicious journey: Hindu pilgrims arrive in city

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Hindu jatha leaves for Pakistan

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Hindu temple draw Indian immigrants from around the country

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ISIS atrocities on Yezidis: Hindus join protest in Washington DC

Yezidis and Hindus from across the US came together at Washington DC to protest the repeated targeting of Yezidis...

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Sadhana Sargam Adds Sparkle to Sunnyvale Diwali Mela

Sunnyvale, Calif. — Bright lights and the beats of Bollywood greeted the thousands of Indian Americans at the Sunnyvale Hindu...

Senate expresses solidarity with Hindus

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Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif admires Hindu’s role in development

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Mention of Sex and Goddess Kali by TV Host Conan Upsets Some Hindus in the US

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Hindu religious leader seeks recall of Spanish dictionary labeling gypsies as cheats and liars

Hindus say that recently released 23rd edition of prestigious Royal Spanish Academy Dictionary of the Spanish Language reportedly labeling...

Hinduism professor Jay Lakhani backs town’s bid for temple

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Interfaith community host memorial to the late founder of Huddersfield’s first Hindu temple

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Juba Dal leader grabs Hindu’s land 

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Zed encourages Hindus to maintain lead in marriage rates

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has appealed to the fellow Hindus to continue leading in marriage rates in USA...

Professor awarded NEH funding for research on Hindu rituals

Assistant Professor Amy L. Allocco visits India next year through a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the...

Hindu temple is preparing to celebrate its 30th anniversary

A colourful ceremony at the Tayside Hindu Cultural Centre. Tayside’s only Hindu temple is preparing to celebrate its 30th...

Hindu temple torched in Tando Mohammad Khan

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Thapa streses on referendum on Hindu state

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Youths clean up streets around Meenakshi Temple

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Three-day global Hindu meet to discuss challenges facing the community

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HINDRAF writes to UN Director seeking urgent intervention on proposed development on the Swami Vivekananda Ashram’s

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HINDRAF Support letter to stop commercial development on Swami Vivekananda Ashram site in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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Hindraf open letter to Dato Nazri on the Vivekananda ashram development plan

YB Dato Seri Mohamed Nazri Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Minister of Tourism and Culture Minister in Charge of Heritage...

Objection on the proposed development on the Swami Vivekananda Ashram’s site in Brickfields pursuant to DBKL Public Notice​

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Arsonists blamed for Hindu temple burning in Hyderabad

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World Hindu Congress begins Friday

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Conference Has Goal to Empower and Promote Leadership Among Hindu Women

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Hindus make imprint on Pittsburgh religious scene

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Hinduism inspired Australians call PM Narendra Modi a ‘man of humble beginnings’

Followers of Hinduism in Australia have lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s humble beginnings, and said he can spread the...

I would love to write about Hinduism – Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code (published in 2003), Dan Brown’s blockbuster thriller, was (and still is) subject to criticism and...

Gaibandha Hindu temple destroyed in fire, sabotage suspected

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Dalai Lama, Mohan Bhagwat, Amit Shah to address World Hindu Congress 2014

BJP and RSS leaders will address an international conference beginning here Nov 21 that seeks to provide a global...

Hindu temple visit about much more than blessings

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Hindu temple draws Indian immigrants from around the country

PITTSBURGH — Seated in front of the floodlit, intricately sculpted façade of their Hindu temple in Penn Hills, Pa.,...

A Successful Eye Camp At Likoni Ferry By Hindu Council of Kenya

Coastweek — On 18th October 2014, Hindu Council of Kenya, Mombasa branch along with Mombasa Eye Hospital and Laser Centre...

​Indian President Pranab Mukherjee laid the foundation stone for the “Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir”​

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Patriot Forum – Vol.71 – Patriots Speak:: 10-16 Nov. 2014

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5th HSS Shakha in Japan – Summary report

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The Dharma

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Government announces concessions for Hindu refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: Government today announced a number of concessions for Hindu and Sikh refugees from Pakistan and Afghanistan as...

‘Modi magic’ has broken all booking records in Allphones Arena: RSS’ Ravi Kumar

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Hindu temple planned in county

The Hindu Educational & Cultural Society of America, located in Hillsboro, is planning to break ground in Washington County...

Sewa International and Houston Maharashtra Mandal Join Hands to Raise Funds for Jammu & Kashmir Floods

HMM president Megha Ozarker handing over the check to Sewa Project coordinator Kavita Tewary. HOUSTON: As we go about...

Nithyananda Vedic Temple Celebrates 7th Anniversary

Nithyananda Yoga Foundation students participated in 7th anniversary celebrations for the Nithyananda Vedic Temple in Montclair, CA. Montclair, CA...

Dina Goldstein’s ‘Gods Of Suburbia’ Criticized By Hindu Group

Ganesh in “Gods of Suburbia” The latest series by Vancouver photographer Dina Goldstein has received backlash from at least...

Devotees Offer Prayer in the Month of Kartik

Hindu devotees offers prayers after taking a holy dip in the River Yamuna during the auspicious Hindu calendar month...

Hindu’s Worshipping Gods

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Hindu organization to build authentic Indian temple near Hillsboro

The Hillsboro-based Hindu Educational and Cultural Society of America hopes to break ground on an authentic Indian temple outside...

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Hindu Conference Tries to Share Dharmic Knowledge – From Women’s Rights to World Economics

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Excellent YouTube Video on Promoting Dharma Through Education

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Hindus are upset at depiction of Hindu gods in Vancouver (Canada) photographer’s recently premiered photo project “Gods of Suburbia”,...

Hindus celebrate Kartik

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PDSN, PILER condemn forcible conversion of Hindu girl in Daharki

Staff Reporter Thursday, November 06, 2014 – Karachi—Pakistan Dalit Solidarity Network (PDSN) and Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research...

Malaysian group angered by bottler’s use of Hindu god’s image

KUALA LUMPUR — A consumer group yesterday demanded that the Malaysian authorities punish a mineral water bottler for using...

If the Guru gets Angry, No One In the World Can Save You

CHENNAI : Those who do guru seva with shraddha (faith) and bhakti (devotion) don’t have room for duality in...

HINDU COMMUNITY ENJOYS COLOURFUL FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

Thursday, November 13, 2014 – Islamabad—A colourful evening in connection with Diwali – the Hindu – was held here at...

Malaysia’s Sharia law costs Hindus their kids

IPOH, Malaysia (AP) — It was the last round of a recurring argument: M. Indira Gandhi’s husband wanted her...

How the world loved the swastika – until Hitler stole it

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HINDU COMMUNITY ENJOYS COLOURFUL FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

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British Parliament pays glowing tributes to Sikhs and Indian Army for WWI role

Tomes have been written on Winston Churchill’s dislike for India and Indians. Yet we know very little about his...

Veteran filmmaker & director of Hindu Epic show Mahabharat Ravi Chopra passed away in Mumbai

Veteran filmmaker Ravi Chopra passed away at Breach Candy Hospital at 3.30 pm, today. He was said to be...

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​’Leave your faith or leave your country’​ – ​Conspiracy to force Sindhi Hindus to leave Sindh

“We are not Muslim, we are not Hindu, but first and foremost, we are Sindhi. There is a conspiracy...

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Veterinarian and researcher Dr Azad Kumar Kaushik study of antibodies from Cow

Cow antibodies Veterinarian and researcher Dr Azad Kumar Kaushik is studying antibodies from cattle in the hope of developing...

Amazing facts about Chidambram Temple

After 8 years of R & D, Western scientists have proved that at Lord Nataraja ‘s big toe is...

Launch Event: Swami Dayananda Saraswati Initiative at GTU, Berkeley in Hindu Studies

Click Here to Register for the Nov 15th “Awareness and Fund Raiser” event. Join us on Nov 15th at 5 pm Please forward...

Bangladeshi Muslims should be pushed back: Togadia

“Infiltration should be finished in India,” VHP international working president Praveen Togadia said adding the issue was posing a...

Facts To Know About Hindu’s Pradosh Vrat 

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Kathmandu, Varanasi to be sister Hindu’s cities

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Teachings Of Guru Nanak Dev Ji Are Extremely Beneficial In Tackling Mental Health

Sikhs all over the world are celebrating the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji on 6th November. In this context,...

Hindu Conference Tries to Share Dharmic Knowledge – From Women’s Rights to World Economics

The World Hindu Congress 2014, also known as WHC is a large conference that covers a large variety of...

Preston’s Gujarat Hindu Society take part in poignant First World War tribute

Representatives from Preston’s Gujarat Hindu Society travelled to the continent to take part in poignant commemorations of the First...

“Amadam Sisilasa” Dharma Deshana programme at Medamulana Featured

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa participated in Il Poya Day “Amadam Sisilasa” Dharma Deshana programme...

Hindu state campaign gets NC cold shoulder

KATHMANDU, NOV 07 – All the office bearers and a majority of Central Working Committee (CWC) members of the...

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Another Hindu girl forcefully converted in Pakistan

Members of the Hindu community protest outside the Hyderabad Press Club on Wednesday over alleged forced conversion and marriage...

Hindu funeral ceremony held for Australian murder victim

An Australian grandmother has been cremated in a traditional Hindu ceremony in India following the arrest of her three alleged killers....

Temples vandalised in Brahmanbaria

Five temples have been vandalised in a Brahmanbaria village following allegation that a Hindu man had defamed Prophet Muhammad...

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Maria Wirth is a German and came to India for a holiday after finishing her psychology studies at Hamburg...

International Response Needed: Pak Govt. Must Return Angli Meghwar To Her Home

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Corruption tainted Khadka forms committee to revive Hindu state

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Hindus Religious Leaders Urge Filipinos to Continue Benefiting from Yoga

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Vijay Iyer melds ‘Rites of Spring,’ Hindu Holi festival

Renowned jazz pianist/composer/bandleader Vijay Iyer tied the primordial rituals of “The Rite of Spring” to the modern-day celebration of...

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Ealing’s Afghan Hindus to throw Diwali Fete this weekend

This is an annual event that the Asamai youth committee holds for its members with more than 300 people...

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Oregon State University (OSU) is launching religious studies major in the upcoming winter term and it shall include various...

Diwali Event Brings Hindus, Indians Of Kalamazoo Together

Last year, President Obama and the First Lady danced with Indian children in recognition of the Hindu holiday Diwali....


Hindu NGOs want Heritage Department to stop Vivekananda Ashram redevelopment

Two Hindu NGOs are now pushing the authorities to step forward and protect the 110-year-old Vivekananda Ashram in Brickfields,...

‘Early detection of Deadly diseases can save lives & Nation’s Resources’ – VHP President Dr. Togadia in IMA Conference

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Hindu Devas take a (silk) road trip to Japan

This is a historical phenomenon, which entertains and fascinates me to no end. Buddhism had a huge impact on...

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Diwali festival leaves colourful mark on Whittlesea community

Mill Park’s Hindu BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandirs temple community went all out to celebrate the Diwali festival. Picture: Sarah...

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Karachi: A legislator of Pakistan’s Hindu minority on Saturday warned of the forced conversion of a minor girl, who...

Minorities Hindus demand security for places of worship

PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar demanded of the provincial government to provide security to the places of worship for...

See former workshop transform into glittering temple for Diwali at BAPS mandir in Madison

Devotional creativity transforms nondescript building housing the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Madison, Ala., into a resplendent temple of...

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Solving The Puzzling Mental Illness of Bhutanese Refugees

KANSAS, USA, October 28, 2014( by Alex Smith, Kcur):The community health specialist,Dr Lemaster has been working for the past...

Portals of Gangotri shrine closed to Public

The portals of the Gangotri shrine were closed to the public for the winters on Friday. Meanwhile, preparations have...

India’s Diwali Festival Lights up Hanoi

HANOI, VIETNAM, October 19, 2014 (Vietnam Plus): The Indian Embassy and the Indian Business Chamber in Vietnam co-organized the...

Ekal College Student Internship – Dec 14 – Jan3

Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA In over 54,000 villages educating over 1.5 million children in rural and tribal India....

Dharma Festival in the Royal Garden on August 30

SWEDEN, September 18, 2014 (source): I was just passing by the Kings Garden on August 30 and saw a...

Nataraja Statue Sent to “Idol Centre”

INDIA, September 18, 2014 (The Hindu): Seventy-five-year-old N. Govindarajan of Sripuranthan was almost in tears seeing the panchaloha statue...

​BHBCUC, ​​USA ​USA Expresses Concern Over Arming and Shelter of Jamat in West Bengal

​​ BHBCUC,  ​​ USA Expresses Concern Over Arming and Shelter of Jamat in West Bengal   BHBCUC, USA has...

Lahore’s only functional Hindu temple: Persecution amidst lights

Diwali being celebrated at the Valmiki Mandir in New Anarkali. The temple is not only a worship place but...

VHPA Launches the First Hindu Community Center in New England

World Hindu Council of America Inc. (VHPA) Office of the President 7 Gannon Terr., Framingham, MA 01702 Tel.: 508-875-0432....

Dragging of Hinduism in Florida School Board election campaign Angered Hindus

Hindus are upset at unnecessary dragging of Hinduism in Marion County School Board (MCSB) elections in Florida. Distinguished Hindu...

Hindus worship the Sun on Chhath worldwide

KATHMANDU: Life on Earth is impossible without the sun — the source of energy necessary for life on Earth. People...

The myth of Hindu monogamy

The recent comments of Justice Markandey Katju, a retired Supreme Court judge, in support of the uniform civil code...

Hindus celebrate Diwali ‘festival of lights’ in Forest Gate

Thousands of Hindus celebrated Diwali this week with ceremonies, fireworks and family fun.   Cllr Mukesh Patel at Diwali...

VHPA Launches the First Hindu Community Center in New England

BILLERICA, MA–Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHPA) recently hosted a Maha Yajna to mark the beginning of the Om...

Aberdeen Hindus spice up bid to raise funds for new temple

When Aakanksha Sadekar speaks it is with the exhilaration of youth, but also a wisdom beyond her 25 years....

Ekal Raises Rs. 1 Crore to Implement Clean India Campaign in Villages

OHIO: ‘Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation-USA (EVF-USA)’, recently (Oct. 3-5) hosted an international conference in Cincinnati, Ohio to address various issues...

Ten Commandments Vandalized at Oklahoma Capitol; Hindus Unhappy

Hindus have strongly condemned the vandalizing of Ten Commandments monument on the Oklahoma State Capitol grounds in Oklahoma City,...

Redbridge police warn vigilance to jewellery theft during Hindu festivals

Police are urging residents to take care of their jewellery for forthcoming Hindu festivals. Members of the Asian and Hindu communities take...

Deepavali Celebrations in Warsaw

Marking an important religious day in the Sri Lankan calendar, the Sri Lanka Embassy in Poland organized an evening...

Dharma and its Dimensions

The opening words of the Bhagavadgita are ‘dharmakshetre kurukshetre’. It follows from these words that the locus (kshetra) of...

‘No youth left behind’: RSS targets young professionals in bid to expand grassroots network 

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has a new mantra for the Modi age: No youth left behind.  Re-energised by the...

Russians embrace Hinduism

Finding an ‘inexplicably-positive’ energy pervading India, they expressed desire that the entire world should feel it. After visiting a...

​Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) -​ Indian Muslims Puzzle Westerners

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

VHPA Appeal: Yezidi Hindus Relief Fund

Appeal: Yezidi Hindus Relief Fund       World Hindu Council of America Inc. (VHPA) Office of the Seva Vice...

Hindu festival of lights in Cayman

The Cayman Islands is a rich melting pot of cultures from around the world, and people from a variety...

In Birmingham hundreds of people marked Hindu New Year and Diwali

Hundreds of people from across Birmingham celebrated Diwali and the Hindu New Year at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir...

UK Prime Minister labels Hindu encyclopaedia as ‘great contribution to humanity’

British Prime Minister David Cameron termed the Encyclopaedia of Hinduism as a ‘great contribution to humanity’, adding that he...

Hindus urge withdrawal of Lord Vishnu beer of Brazil

Upset Hindus have urged Brazil based Cervejaria Colorado to apologize and withdraw its India Pale Ale beer carrying the...

Sam Cam shines in a sari for Diwali: PM’s wife opts for royal blue garment at Tory event to celebrate the Hindu festival

It is known as the Festival of lights – so Samantha Cameron made sure she dazzled. The Prime Minister’s...

Secaucus Hindu temple celebrates Diwali with open house

Secaucus’ Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Temple welcomed hundreds of community members, both Indian and non-Indian, to its community open house...

Claremont Hindu Society Presents Diwali

This year, the five-day Hindu festival of Diwali, also known as the “Festival of Lights”, fell on October 21...

Diwali – new year’s celebration – mixes old, new traditions

Every religion has at least one central holiday that is celebrated by most followers. For Hindus and Sikhs, that...

A British school makes Sanskrit compulsory

A Letter From Grandpa By Niranjan Shah My dear Nikita and Sanjna: In the heart of London, a British...

‘Encyclopedia of Hinduism is a great contribution to humanity’

United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday released an encyclopedia on Hinduism at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center...

Concept of Hinduism-Hindu ethics- The vedas are infinite

Dear Readers, If the cosmos of sound (sabda-prapanca) enfolds all creation and what is beyond it, it must naturally...

​Hindu Rashtra is Human​ – Chand K Sharma

Hindu Rashtra is Human After partition, we inherited British infrastructure of governance and by large have continued with the...

VHPA Diwali Celebration Enlivens Atlanta Community at Centennial Olympic Park

Atlanta, GA: The fall season is synonymous with a lot of colors but here inAtlanta, however, it is not just...

​Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) -​ Why And How One Becomes A Jihadi?

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

President Obama Extends Warmest Wishes for Diwali

Today, President Obama wished a Happy Diwali to all those who celebrate the festival of lights. In 2009, President...

Map of Southeast Asia: Hinduized states of Indian Ocean Community — George Coedes

A beautiful map prepared by National Geographic. This image complements the insights provided by a great French epigraphist, George...

Hinduism to become part of OSU’s Religious Courses

Oregon State University (OSU) is launching religious studies major in the upcoming winter term and it shall include various...

New Jersey Museum Exhibiting Artworks Devoted To Hindu God Siva

Hunterdon Art Museum (HAM) in Clinton (New Jersey, USA) is showing an exhibition containing several artworks devoted to Hindu...

Diwali gains political patronage as NRIs heft grows in US, UK

In 2009, President Barack Obama became the first US President to celebrate Diwali – the festival of lights –...

Impressive turnout for annual Hindu festival

New College was lit up on Saturday night as members of Swindon’s Tamil community came together to celebrate Diwali....

Pakistani PM greets Hindu parliamentarians on Diwali

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif greeted Hindu members of the Parliament, including members of the provincial and national assemblies as...

Patriot Forum Newsletter ‘Patriot Speak’ – Vol 68 Oct 201-6, 2014

68 PF Weekly Newsletter                   << Newsletter PDF File Download Link  Dear...

Diwali festival reflects North Jersey’s growing Indian-American community

MAHWAH — When Ashish Pachauri moved to Bergen County from Pennsylvania one year ago, he, his wife, Saumya, and...

What Is Hindu Dharma (or Hinduism)?

Hinduism is a modern term, but it represents the ancient most living thought and culture of the world. The...

Diwali: ‘Hindus still unprotected in Pakistan’

RAWALPINDI:  As Hindus celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, throughout the world, the religious minority in Pakistan still struggles...

Hindu Diwali mithai sweets and Festival of Lights treats recipes 

Diwali 2014 began October 20 with Dhanteras. The Hindu “festival of lights” ushers in the Hindu new year. It...

Audit of Non Hindu Faiths Needed – ​Chand K Sharma

CHAND K SHARMA Chand K Sharma was born in 1940 at Dipalpur, a seventh century town in Sahiwaal district...


From dhanteras to bhai duj: Celebrating the victory of hope over despair

PESHAWAR: Like other parts of the country, Hindus in the city have been celebrating the five-day festival of Diwali since...

Celebrations underway in London for Hindu New Year

PR and Media representative Sameer Savani, from Shree Swaminarayan Mandir London, writes about the celebration of the Hindu New...

VHPA Best Wishes for a Very Happy Deepawali

Om Asato Maa Sat Gamaya – Lead me from Falsehood to Truth. Tamaso Maa Jyotir Gamaya – Lead me...

Volunteers building Dharma Learning Center in Arlington

ARLINGTON — The last person Tim McCorkle expected to see when he stepped outside in July was a Buddhist...

NARAIN KATARIA’s MESSAGE ON DEEPAWALI!

WISHING YOU A HAPPY, HEALTHY AND PROSPEROUS DEEPAWALI! Respected Colleagues: While wishing you and your family a Happy, Healthy...

Hindus Join Yezidis in DC Demonstration

Hindus Join beseiged Yezidis for DC demonstration WASHINGTON D.C., October 24, 2014 Yezidis and Hindus came from across the...

Hindus light up in preparation for Diwali

JOHANNESBURG – Hindus around the world are getting together in preparation for one of their biggest festivals, Deepavali or...

Forms of Goddesses

“If God is our- father, why cannot God be our mother! If we are the children of our heavenly Father,...

6 things you should know about Diwali

(CNN) — The Hindu holiday of Diwali is India’s biggest and brightest national holiday. But Indians around the world come...

‘Festival of lights’ in the garrison city

RAWALPINDI: The century-old Krishna temple located in a non-descript old house in Saddar Bazaar is not noticeable to passersby...

Mozambique: Diwali Holiday for Hindu Employees

MOZAMBIQUE, October 22, 2014( Verdade):The Labour Minister, Maria Helena Taipo, has granted a day off to most Hindu government...

Understanding Diwali, the festival of lights

MANY PEOPLE ASSOCIATE DIWALI, OR THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, WITH THE HINDU RELIGION; HOWEVER, IT ALSO PLAYS A SIGNIFICANT ROLE...

Deepavali fosters understanding among communities, increase harmony – President Featured

The festive day of Deepavali, which underlines the great spiritual values of Hinduism, is filled with the spirit of...

Diwali – triumph of good over evil

LAHORE: The Evacuee Trust Property Board organised a Diwali function for Lahore’s Hindu community on Thursday. Fairy lights, and...

Hindu festival celebrated in Nepal

A cow is being worshipped during the religious ceremony of cow festival, the third day of Tihar festival, in...

This is a season of celebration for Hindus

America has a heterogeneous society, with diverse cultures, people and traditions intertwined in a single strand. Our country respects...

VHPA Best Wishes for a Very Happy Deepawali

Best Wishes for a Very Happy Deepawali cid:930562916@25102011-2B22 Om Asato Maa Sat Gamaya – Lead me from Falsehood to...


​​Message from our President – Hindu Forum of Europe

Diwali Newsletter October 2014 Message from our President: On behalf of the Hindu Forum of Europe, I wish all...

Incorporating an Understanding of Diwali in Your Classrooms

Thursday marks the global observance and celebration of Diwali or Deepavali, also known as the Festival of Lights. The...

Bhangra music fills the air as hundreds flock to Soho Road’s Diwali celebrations

Bhangra music filled the air as hundreds of people flocked to Diwali celebrations in Birmingham. Food stalls and dancing also entertained...

Hindus celebrate Diwali

LAHORE: The Hindu community on Thursday celebrated Diwali – festival of lights observed on dark half of the Ashvina...

Diwali night makes students feel at home

Shouts of “Happy Diwali!” bounced off the walls outside of the Memorial Union as members of Hindu YUVA lit...

Dampened celebrations: Over 9,000 Hindu workers fail to receive salaries in time for Diwali

KARACHI:  Diwali celebrations in over 9,000 Hindu households may be dampened as the municipal workers failed to receive their...

Partial solar eclipse October 23 highlights Hindu Diwali Festival of Lights

Greetings, fellow stargazers, the heavens have a treat for us, compliments of Brother Sun and Sister Moon. Those two...

Tej and Prem Tanden Donate 10 Acres of Land to Build Om Hindu Community Center in Billerica

BILLERICA, MA– Tej and Prem Tanden have donated 10 acres of land to build Om Hindu Community Center in...

Zardari felicitates Hindu community on Deewali

Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman and former President Asif Ali Zardari has greeted the Hindu community of the country...

Naundero House pledges grand Diwali

A grand Diwali celebration function is being organised at Naundero House on Wednesday for which lists of invitees are...

Way to perform Lakshmi Puja on Diwali

The season has changed, the lights have been lit—smile and dress-up because the festival of lights is knocking on...

Hindu backing for reconciliation urged

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today urged the Hindu community in Sri Lanka to actively participate in the reconciliation process as...

Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship

LUCKNOW: They are Hindu Sindhis who migrated from Pakistan long after partition. Some of them have been around for more...

Happy Diwali/Shuvo Deepabali: ​Patriots’ Forum

October 22, 2014 Subject: ​​Happy Diwali/Shuvo Deepabali Respected Elders and Mothers, Dear Brothers and Sisters, and Young Boys and...

Sydney Opera House lights up for Deepavali

22nd October 2014 The sails of the Sydney Opera House have turned a vibrant orange and yellow during an...

Bangladesh – The Holy Land of Hindu Pilgrimages

Over the millenniums several places have become famous tirthas or places of pilgrimages in Bengal. A large concentration of...

Shubh Deepavali & Happy Diwali! (aka Festival of Lights) – The Largest Dharmic Festival

Shubh Deepavali – Happy Diwali – Celebrate the Festival of Lights 2014 The vibrant festival of Deepavali (also referred...

Diverse American celebrations of Diwali scheduled in Boston and Iowa

RENOWNED RELIGIOUS STATESMAN RAJAN ZED RECOGNIZES AND COMMENDS TWO CELEBRATIONS OF DIWALI THAT PROVE THE DIVERSE PRACTICES OF THIS INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAY. BOSTON...

America’s Current Love Story With Islam And Inimical Past

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

MCCBHCST wishes Happy Deepavali to all

Dear friends of the Hindu faith, In the name of the Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism...

Hindu spiritual leader to address ferguson unrest

The protests in Ferguson and beyond has attracted Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a Hindu spiritual leader known for his...

Diwali 2014: For Pakistani Govt’s Hindu employees Dipawali is colorless

Diwali 2014 is here and people are celebrating it in style. But for Pakistani Govt’s Hindu employees Dipawali is...

Norwood Library hosts Diwali celebration

NORWOOD Those aren’t Christmas lights: Norwood is celebrating Diwali. “Diwali is the most colorful, most delightful and most loud...

Register for the Historical World Hindu Congress – November 21-23, 2014, New Delhi

Namaste!   On behalf of the World Hindu Congress and we would like to invite (attached) you to participate...

Sydney Opera House lights up for Diwali

Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS): The Sydney Opera House was lit up in a vibrant orange colour to celebrate Diwali, the...

Indonesia to grant Diwali holiday to Indians

JAKARTA: The Jakarta administration will grant a one-day holiday to all Indian nationals and Indonesians of Indian descent Wednesday...

South Africa: President Wishes Hindu Community a Happy Diwali

Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has extended good wishes to the Hindu, Tamil, Gujerati and other communities who celebrate...

Hindus welcome Vatican’s Deepavali greetings to “Hindu Friends”

Hindus have commended Vatican for its “message to Hindus for the feast of Deepavali”, extending joyful greetings “on the...

Temple withdraws Belly Dance program from temple fundraising event

Recently alert Hindus notified Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) regarding a fund-raiser for a Hindu Temple in the US. The...

Selangor MB’s Deepavali address

The timeless preoccupation of humanity’s philosophical life and life of beliefs has been the struggle between darkness and light....

St Georges Shopping Centre, Harrow, to hold Diwali lantern workshop

Children of all ages will be able to create their own lantern to celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali....

India decks up for Hindu festival of lights

Customers shop for lanterns at a roadside Diwali market in Mumbai October 20, 2014. Hindus decorate their homes and...

Narendra Modi and Barack Obama : A New Vision for Both India and World Hinduism

Article by Acharya David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States brought about...

Hindus to return to Pakistan after PTI comes to power: Imran Khan

Islamabad: Pakistan’s opposition leader Imran Khan has said that the Hindus who fled the country after being persecuted will return...

Century-Old Hindu Temple is Singapore’s 67th National Monument

SINGAPORE:  A 155-year-old Hindu temple in Singapore was on Monday declared the 67th national monument of the country, becoming the...

ISIS literature, clips of clerics recovered from Mumbai Jihadi

With the arrest of techie Anees Ansari, who was picked up by the MaharashtraATS on Saturday after he was allegedly...

Hindu community continues to celebrate Diwali

ISLAMABAD  – The Hindu community living across the globe including Pakistan celebrated the festivity of their festival of lights-Diwali...

5 facts about Sri Thendayuthapani Hindu’s Temple

SINGAPORE – The Sri Thendayuthapani Temple on Tank Road was gazetted a National Monument by the National Heritage Board...

Hindus in Pakistan demand holiday, aid package on Diwali

 Islamabad: Pakistan’s minority Hindu community leaders have asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to accept their demand for a public holiday...

Century-old Hindu temple is Singapore’s 67th national monument

A 155-year-old Hindu temple in Singapore was today declared the 67th national monument of the country, becoming the third Hindu temple on the...

Interfaith council renews call for dialogue in its Deepavali wishes

An interfaith council has renewed its call for dialogue to renew unity among Malaysians in its Deepavali wishes to...

Shoppers enjoy massive discounts as traders engage in Deepavali price war

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 19 — Last minute shoppers are enjoying massive discounts as traders engage themselves in a price...

Diwali fireworks

Diwali is an exciting time of the year for Hindus and non-Hindus alike, because often friends are invited to their...

Celebrating Diwali, The Hindu Fall Festival Of Lights

The Hindu celebration of Diwali is “a fall festival of lights,” explains Seema Arora, president of the United India Association...

Let’s embrace the light this Deepavali

This Deepavali, I would like to suggest that Malaysians look at two important aspects of themselves and their lives....

Holiday on Diwali: Hindus dismayed by government’s apathy

RAWALPINDI: The Hindu community is dismayed at government indifference to their demand of a public holiday on Diwali. The Hindu...

PM Stephen Harper celebrates Diwali at Hindu Sabha Mandir

On Saturday 18th, Prime Minister Stephen Harper along with key members of his caucus, colleagues from all levels of...

Diwali at D-Chowk: PTI vows to uphold minority rights

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday made commitment with the minorities to give them protection, justice and equal rights...

Hindu identity can save Nepal from disintegration: Khadka

“We are democrats. In a democratic setup peoples’ mandate is final. As far as the country’s religious identity is...

​Patriot Forum – Vol.67 Newsletter Patriots Speak -13-19 October 2014​

Dear Enlightened Readers, There are no indications of any improvement in the overall geopolitical scenario: ·         China warns India on...

Diwali – Keeping the Light Burning

GUYANA, October 18, 2014 (Guyana Chronicle, by Cecil Ramkirath): Deepavali (or Diwali), the Festival of Lights, is one of...

Boston Museum of Fine Arts celebrating Diwali

This free event will include dance performances, creating rangoli designs, “Diwali around the World” presentation and talks. Distinguished Hindu...

Festival of Lights Hindu’s Diwali

For the Hindu community in the Permian Basin, it’s meaningful to keep the celebration of Diwali alive and well....

Queens Museum in New York exhibits Hindu deities

Queens Museum in New York is displaying various Hindu deities in its “Sacred Waters” exhibition, which is open till...

Hindu celebration coming Sunday night

A Hindu celebration of Diwali is to take place at Prince Albert’s Quality Inn beginning at 5:30 p.m. on...

Hindus commend Malaysia Govt. for Deepavali gift to prisoners

Hindus have commended Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak lead Malaysian Government for the Deepavali gift of family visits to...

ADVANCE SALARIES FOR HINDU EMPLOYEES ON THE OCCASION OF ANNUAL FESTIVAL “DIWALI”

Saturday, October 18, 2014 – Karachi—Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan Hindu Council Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, MNA (PML-N) has called for...

Hindu concept of God

IN GENERAL HINDUISM CONSIDERS GOD NOT JUST AS THE SUPREME ALL-POWERFUL GIGANTIC ONE, WHO COMMANDS THE HUMANITY TO TREAD...

Indian festival Diwali Mela lights up Albert Hall on Sunday

Canberrans have been invited to enjoy Bollywood dancing, fireworks and games as the Indian community celebrates its annual festival...

Five-metre high elephant to feature in colourful Diwali procession through Northampton town centre

A five-metre tall elephant is set to be the highlight of this year’s annual Diwali parade in Northampton town...

River Saraswati, mentioned in the Vedas, really exist

Saraswati is the goddess of knowledge in Hindu mythology. The river Saraswati also has a unique place in Vedic...

Lutheran college in Iowa to celebrate Hindu Diwali

Luther College; a college of the Lutheran Church affiliated to Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, a Christian denomination; will...

Hindus mark Navratri with pomp and colour 

Literally meaning ‘nine nights,’ Navratri is one of the most celebrated festivals among the Hindus. The festival, which was...

Memo submitted to PM Modi to create homeland for Kashmiri Pandits

MEMO TO HON. NARENDRA  MODI TO REORGANIZE KASHMIR, EXPAND DEMOCRACY, & CREATE A HOMELAND FOR THE VICTIMS OF JIHAD...

Run For SEWA

Where Riverside Park 575 Riverside Rd Roswell, GA 30075 Upcoming 7:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 Cost Buy Categories Events,  Other  ...

Plans In Place For Bath’s 8th Annual Diwali Festival

Plans are in place for Bath’s eighth annual Diwali festival party, which this year is taking place at Beechen...

London meet says RSS, Islamic State, Taliban, European far-right “using religion for political supremacy”

By Our RepresentativeA two-day International Conference on the Religious Right, Secularism and Civil Rights held in London on October...

Significance of Rangoli in Hinduism

It’s that time of the year when colours adorn the threshold of your abode and you spend hours making...

Pakistan Hindu Council demanded Public Holiday on ‘Deewali’ for Interfaith Harmony

Islamabad: October 17, 2014. (PCP) Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan Hindu Council Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, MNA (PML-N) has said that...

Hindu relics from Jamaica Bay featured in exhibi

Extended until Nov. 2 at the Queens Museum of Art is a unique exhibit that combines faith and environmentalism....

Hindus keen to reclaim Diwali from commercial trappings

For thousands of years, Diwali remained a private, family event, with relatives getting together at the home of the...

Hindu leaders seek dual-vote right for non-Muslims

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) on Tuesday demanded that the lawmakers make constitutional amendments to give dual-vote right...

Hindu community moves court for protection of temple

Say that if urgent repairs are not carried out, walls of the temple might collapse putting in peril the...

Coventry’s Indian community to celebrate Diwali this weekend

It’s that time of year when the celebrations and holidays are coming thick and fast. With Halloween and Bonfire...

Welsh History Month: Majority of Welsh Hindus settled in Wales during the second half of the 20th century

A service for 18 year old Jaspal Singh celebrating his engagement with gifts of money from other worshippers which...

Charles Michel’s Government Accepted By Hindus In Belgium

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that although Michel’s coalition took about...

Delhi’s (Dhaula Kuan) gangrape case : Delhi court convicts all five Jihadi accused

New Delhi: A Delhi court today held all the five accused guilty in 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape case involving a...

Vivekanad Sewa Sangh Japan : 4th Shakha in Japan – Summary Report

Today we had our 4th monthly Shakha and here are the summary points: 1. VSS Japan has celebrated Durga...

6 top Pak Taliban commanders announce allegiance to ISIS

Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s six top commanders on Tuesday pledged allegiance to the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has...

Action plan for Pakistani Hindu migrants soon: Rajnath Singh

Union home minister Rajanath Singh has said that central government will prepare an action plan shortly for the proper...

Five Days of Diwali

DAY 1 :DHANTERAS Dhanteras marks the first day of the five-day-long Diwali Festival. Dhanteras Festival, also known as Dhantrayodashi...

Birmingham Diwali Celebration

Diwali is an ancient festival that has been celebrated every autumn for thousands of years to symbolise the triumph...

Luther Diwali festival celebrates light in the face of winter

As we face shorter days and cooler temperatures, students at Luther College in Decorah will offer a reminder of...

Diwali Greetings from Us

Year 2014 will be noted as one of the most significant in the history of world- more so in...

Hindus urge Hungarian PM Orban to integrate Roma

In view of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s governing Fidesz party winning control of all county assemblies and all...

Neasden temple helps elderly residents celebrate Sewa Day

A little magic, some comedy and a singalong were the order of the day for elderly residents and carers...

AL cheating Hindus: Khaleda

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has said that the ruling Awami League is cheating the Hindus in Bangladesh beneath a...

English-written encylopedia of Hinduism first of its kind

Madhav Sinha, of the India Heritage Research Foundation Canada, says The Encyclopedia of Hinduism took more than 1,000 scholars...

Hindu group asks Amazon to stop selling leggings with images of Hindu gods

A line of women’s leggings carrying images of Hindu gods and goddesses available for purchase on Amazon.com, seems to...

Online retailer Amazon.com should remove leggings carrying Hindu gods: Hindu religious leader 

Upset Hindus have urged world’s largest online retailer Amazon.com headquartered in Seattle (USA) for the immediate withdrawal of women’s...

Moksha or Liberation From Samsara

According to Hinduism the goal of human life is to be free or liberated from samsara, the repeated births and deaths. Such...

Diwali 2014: Golden Mile gets ready for Leicester’s annual Hindu Festival of Light

The Golden Mile is preparing for Leicester’s annual Diwali celebrations, which will welcome more than 35,000 people to the city...

Hindus welcome new Belgium government

Hindus have welcomed new government of Belgium lead by Charles Michel as Prime Minister, which swore in on October...

Hindus welcome Lord Shiva statue in prestigious Louvre Abu Dhabi

Upcoming $630 million Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD) museum will reportedly have Hindu Dancing Shiva statue in its permanent collection....

Hindus welcome yoga in Houston Independent School District

Twelve schools of Houston Independent School District (HISD), largest school district in Texas, have reportedly introduced yoga. It will cover over...

RPP-N joins NC faction in quest for Hindu state

KATHMANDU, OCT 13 – The Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N) has decided to join hands with a pro-Hindu faction in...

Minorities’ property: Hindu council wants ETPB chief from community

ISLAMABAD:  Irked by large scale corruption and the unabated trend of occupation of properties left by Hindus across Pakistan...

Hinduism heritage of Hindus, not their fiefdom: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said people of India have not treated Hinduism as their fiefdom but as...

Funding doesn’t reach the community, says Malaysia Hindu Sangam

PETALING JAYA, Oct 11, 2014: Malaysia Hindu Sangam is disappointed that the 2015 Budget does not take into consideration the...

‘A Hindu should head ETPB’

ISLAMABAD: Leaders of the Hindu community are seeking an audience with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to seek the implementation...

Hindus critical of yoga ban in Austria school

Hindus have condemned reported ban on yoga in a school in Austria. Calling it a “step in the backward...

Nepali Villagers Protest a Temple’s Locked Doors

(WOMENSENEWS)–The sun arced toward its zenith. Although we would never hear a clear explanation, I assumed that the temple...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum)|The letter to the Editor, “The Indian Express” and also Saif Ali Khan on “Love Jihad”

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