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Hindus in Hazara celebrated the arrival of spring, the festival of love “Holi”

MANSEHRA / PESHAWAR: Hindus celebrated their religious festival of Holi across Hazara division on Sunday, but not without fear...

Google search engine also celebrated Holi with colourful google doodle

Holi – the Indian festival of colours – has inspired Google to post a colourful doodle on its homepage...

Fiery celebration as Hindus mark Holi

IT was a fiery way to celebrate a major festival in a Hindu calendar. Hundreds of worshippers gathered around a huge bonfire...

Book Launched on Hindu’s lifestyle

“We Hindus do not practise what we preach. In the Vedas, women have a special place, inreality she is not respected,”...

Festival of colors “Holi” celebrated around the world

Holi is the Hindu festival of colours and is celebrated at the end of the winter season. It is...

Sindh govt to reconstruct Larkana Temple – Sindh Minister

KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon, while condemning the attack on the Hindu temple in Larkana, said that Islam...

High alert security in Larkana temple during Holi festival

Security person stands alert during shutter down strike in the city after the incident in Larkana during Holi festival...

Hindu community celebrates Holi in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, March 16 (APP): The Hindu community based in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad Sunday celebrated Holi festival...

Committee to probe attack on Hindu temple in Pakistan

Karachi: An arbitrary committee will probe the arson attack against a Hindu place of worship in Lakrakana, with communal...

Hindu community does not observe Holi amid fear

LARKANA- Hindu community in Naundero, Ratodero and Larkana closed their total business, including their shops and did not celebrate...

PUC demands judicial inquiry into Larkana Hindu temple incident

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) Chairman Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi has demanded a judicial inquiry into the...

Muslim crowd burns Hindu community center in Pakistan

KARACHI, PAKISTAN – Police say a crowd set fire to a Hindu community center in southern Pakistan after allegations...

RSS publications all set for a new look

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) publications — Panchjanya and Organiser — are all set for a makeover to increase...

Choultry turns Hindu art gallery during ten-day Panguni festival

Age-old practice:Pictorial representations of traditional stories such as this one are a treat for devotees during Panguni festival.File Photo:...

Hundreds gather in Cambridge to celebrate Holi Festival of Colours – by throwing paint over each other

A multi-coloured splash was spread across a Cambridge green as 300 people gathered – to hurl paint at each...

Hindus hold prayer session for missed Malaysian aircraft

KUCHING: More than 200 Hindus turned up for a combined prayer session at Sri Srinivasagar Kaliamam Temple at Jalan Ban Hock on Friday...

Hindus laud University of North Carolina for hosting Holi

Nevada, Mar 16 (IBNS): Hindus have applauded University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) for hosting Holi, Hindu “festival...

Attacks on Hindu’s temples & properties against Islam

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has said that attacks on the Mandir and properties of Hindu...

Vatican Secret Agency Behind Campaign against Mata Amritanandamayi: VHP

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) International president Ashok Singhal on Friday alleged that a secret agency under the Vatican Government...

Kesiman residents turn temple area green

Dozens of residents in Kesiman village gathered at the Luhur Dalem Mutering Jagat Temple on Sunday to preserve the site of worship. They...

Hindu temple set on fire in Pakistan over blasphemy

(Reuters) – Hundreds of angry Pakistanis attacked a Hindu temple and set it on fire in southern Pakistan overnight...

Developing Hindu historiography and Hindu history seminar on April 26-27, 2014

Pathways to Development of Hindu Historiography  Call for Papers  Seminar  “Writing History from a Hindu Point of View” The...

Book on Amrithananda Mayi a Conspiracy Against Hinduism: VHP

Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Friday demanded the government to proscribe the book ‘Holy hell: A memoir of faith, devotion...

Hindus upset at Arkansas Univ. paper calling Hindu gods “demonic” & Hinduism “ugly”

Hindus are upset over an article in Arkansas’s John Brown University (JBU) student newspaper calling Hindu gods as “demonic” and Hinduism as “ugly...

Faith in Hinduism

Faith in Hinduism evokes the conscious awareness of humanity to realize its sacredness that we are all the children...

Mentoring: The Hindu-American Community’s Great Seva

For seven years, I was active with Big Brother/Big Sisters, working with a young man who grew up in...

Hindus tensed high this time in Bangladesh

The Hindus of Kornai village in Dinajpur gather for a discussion a day before the third phase of the...

Minority Hindu’s protection impossible without empowerment

From left, Former chief justice ABM Khairul Haque, Prof Borhanuddin Khan Jahangir, Law Minister Anisul Huq, State Minister for...

Musings on Hindutva

In the past decade, Hindutva and Hindutvadis have come under a lot of fire. This write-up is an attempt to...

Anti-Hindu TV serial broadcasting by Pakistani TV channel

I am a huge Fawad Khan fan. Fawad is a Pakistani heartthrob king Khan. Amazing actor. He rocks and...

Significance of Holi, Hindu’s biggest festival of colours

New Delhi : Holi – the festival of colors – is undoubtedly the most fun-filled and boisterous of Hindu...

Protest to prevent renaming of historical places of Hindus into Islamic names

Protest to prevent renaming of age old historical places of Hindus into Islamic names was organised at Jantar Mantar,...

On Holi, Hindu Mahasabha of America (HMSA) New Jersey – New York Chapter Formed

L-R: HMSA New Jearsy – New York Chapter treasurer Shri. Sudhir Pandey, President Arun Joshi, Ex- National secretary Rahul...

Protest against denigration of Hindu deities on clothes and shoes by designer Isabel

Status of protest: In progress Related News: Link to denigration: http://www.thefader.com/2013/05/23/lil-b-inspires-senior-fashion-thesis-collection/  and http://isabelsk.tumblr.com/ March 03, 2014 (Phalgun Shukla Navami, Kaliyug Varsha 5115) ||...

Kashmiri Pandits Killed but Media looking with close eyes

Why Kashmiri pandits were killed and forced to go out of Kashmi. This had happened since 50 years but...

Hinduism by Greek Hindu

I came out today at work. No biggie. I was discussing family and religion with a coworker and it...

Dozens attend seminar to hear about “Hinduism”

CLINTON — Approximately 100 people came to St. Boniface Center on Tuesday to hear about the world’s oldest religion....

Chapman University students celebrate Hindu festival “Holi”

ORANGE – Clouds of pink and orange powder hovered above the lawn in front of Chapman University’s Memorial Hall on Wednesday, as students...

Astro Hindu staffs hold special prayer for missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft

SERDANG: The Hindustaffsof Astro on Thursday organised a special prayers for the missingMalaysia Airlines(MAS) MH370 passengers and crew. The...

Hindus want to celebrate Holi at Gymkhana Pakistan

KARACHI: As the international theatre festival spreads art at the Hindu Gymkhana, the religious minority community also seeks the...

RSS brief on relieving of Sah Sarkaryavah K C Kannan

The news regarding Shri K C Kannan, former Pracharak and Sah-sarkaryavah of RSS, appeared in a section of media...

Depiction Of Hindu goddesses in ‘house of 3 unholy’ raise concerns

Hindus are concerned at the depiction of Hindu goddesses in the “House of Thee UnHoly” adult in nature burlesque...

Does Hinduism Believe in a Creator God?

Hinduism, the religion of India and one of the world’s most prominent belief systems, is steeped in rich culture,...

It’s Hinduism

The majority religion in India, Hinduism is more of a way of life than a traditional religion. Instead, Hinduismbelieves in an inner power possessed...

Amazing Divine facts about Hindu Temples Of India.

India is a land of diversity. India is a land of varied cultures. India is a land of festivals....

In Pics: VHP and Bajrang Dal Shirva perform Sarvajanik Pooja

Shirva, 11 March 2014: On the occasion of VHP and Bajrang Dal annual celebratin and VHP golden jubilee massive sarvajanik pooja and religious programs...

Thar’s Hindu minority restricted to weak food supplies

ISLAMABAD- There have been gross allegations of discrimination against minorities, even in relief commodities dispatched by the Federal government...

US Hindus protest goddesses depiction at Seattle show

Nevada, Mar 12 (IBNS) A US based Hindu group is concerned at the depiction of Hindu goddesses in the...

Political, social……Hindus ruined in all spheres in Bengal

Whether he/she is a septuagenarian or octogenarian, the very individual is surely recalling the globally acclaimed quotation of George...

Hindus concerned at the depiction of their goddesses at Seattle burlesque show

Hindus are concerned at the depiction of Hindu goddesses in the “House of Thee UnHoly” adult in nature burlesque...

“As soon as we come to power… detention camps housing Hindu migrants from Bangladesh will be done away with,” – Narendra Modi

Like the United States and Western Europe, India faces enormous pressures from illegal immigration – and this has become...

Pakistan Hindu Council elects new office bearers

Karachi: March 11, 2014. (By Kalavanti Raja) In a result of voting of 305 members held in Beach Luxury...

Iowa Hindu inmate wins fight over diet tied to religion

An Iowa inmate has won a lawsuit against the state because he was served food preparedin pots and pans that had previously touched meats...

Hindu youth commits suicide in Pakistan

A youth belonging to Hindu community committed suicide by shooting himself in the head on Tuesday. Another youngster was hospitalised after...

Pakistan MMA organisers demand all-Hindu contingent from India

Organisers of a Mixed Martial Art event in Lahore demand an all-Hindu contingent from India for better ‘entertainment value’. A mixed...

Indian publishing houses all set to pulp another defamatory book of Donigner “On Hinduism”

Last week, we heard that Wendy Doniger’s other book, On Hinduism, published by Aleph had,come under attack from the...

Roma (Gypsy) apartheid in Europe, Hindus have urged Bono to get involved more passionately

Critical of half-hearted approach of rock band U2 frontman Bono towards the Roma (Gypsy) apartheid in Europe, Hindus have urged him...

Painting the town red (and green, and purple): Exquisite pictures from Holi, the world’s most colourful festival

These amazing photographs give a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘painting the town red’. Hindu men and women...

Why Hindus Worship Idols? 

The practice of idol worship among Hindus has been a subject of debate and misinterpretation over the centuries. Idol...

Hindutva women

A new book explores the many motivations and dimensions of women’s involvement in rightwing politics in India. For several...

Rupa publications ready to withdraw another Doniger defamatory book “On Hinduism”

Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti (SBAS) on Sunday claimed that Rupa Publications had agreed to give a written undertaking to...

Christian Eelam goal negating Hinduism divides Tamil Hindus

A billion dollar funded Christian Evangelical effort to harvest souls in India with the fullest support of the ‘secular’...

Islamic extremists set Yoga centre on fire in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Islamabad capital territory police Sunday registered a case against eight unidentified people for setting ablaze a yoga...

Toledo Museum’s purchase of ancient Hindu bronze art investigated

  For the third time recently, an acquisition by the Toledo Museum of Art is the subject of a...

LS polls: RSS steps in to make Narendra Modi a success story

The entire Sangh Parivar, including even the supposedly cultural body Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, is striving hard for the success...


Coalition Urges NYC Mayor for Hindu’s holy festival Diwali as Public School Holiday

A coalition of almost 40 New York City organizations and temples urged Mayor Bill de Blasio to include Diwali...

RSS proud of ‘strong Hindu Nationalist leader’ Modi’s swayamsevak background

The three-day meeting of the organisation’s Akhil Bharateeya Pratinidhi Sabha begins in Bangalore The RSS’ top policy-making body on...

Hindu temples to be demolished for erection of Urdu Bhavan inaugurated by congressman Sushilkumar Shinde

Sholapur (Maharashtra) : Central Home Minister, Sushilkumar Shinde performed inaugural ‘puja’ of the proposed ‘Urdu Bhavan (building for development...

Other side of anti-Hinduism Jawaharlal Nehru

I was surprised to read an article on ‘Punditji’ under ‘Ratnavali’ column (Saamnaa – dated 4th March 2014) written...

U.S. says ready to do business with Indian front runner Hindu Nationalist Narendra Modi

(Reuters) – The United States would welcome Indian opposition leader Narendra Modi if he wins the upcoming election, a...

Book Coming Soon: The New Hindu Toolkit

I’ve mentioned now and then that I’m working on a new book and now it is almost ready to be released....

The World Before Her – Hindu women’s history

Netflix recommended this documentary to me about beauty contests in India: The World Before Her. It juxtaposes girls in India getting ready for a...

Religious life around the Hindu’s holy river Ganga

They come to beg for help with money problems, ask for healing for their children and to wash away...

Vedic Fair Brings a Cool Flair to Spiritualism

By Malay Vyas KATY: ‘Ashirwad A Blessing’ organized the third Vedic Fair at the Cinco Ranch High School on Saturday, March...

Ex-CJ from minor Hindu community Rana Bhagwandas front-runner for Pakistan’s CEC post

  Islamabad: Pakistan’s former acting Chief Justice Rana Bhagwandas from the minority Hindu community on Thursday emerged as the...

Pak Hindu widows to get financial assistance

For the first time in Pakistan’s history, widows hailing from the minority Hindu community will get financial assistance from...

Hindu deities

Hinduism is the dominant religion of the Indian subcontinent. It comprises three major traditions, Shaivism, Vaishnavism and Shaktism,whose followers...

Buddha’s birth and the Hindu tradition

  NORMAN — How do you reflect upon the birth of the Buddha into a Hindu family?   Lama...

US Hindus slam violence against European women

Nevada, Mar 5 (IBNS) A US based Hindu group said it feels that something needs to be done urgently...

Siddhashram Shakti Centre to hold Hindu’s colour celebration annual festival Holi

Hindus will be showered with colour at an annual celebration to mark the start of spring. Worshippers will pelt...

Famous Hindu Holy Figures

Hinduism is one of the largest forms of religion in the world. While most of its followers are in...

Hindu Organisations Claim Conspiracy Against Saints

Two prominent Hindu organisations have come out in the open alleging that a sinister conspiracy has been hatched by...

“Hindu Ratna-2014” announced; Hindu Help Line launches ‘OJASWINI’

Mumbai, March 1, 2014: In a simple function in Mumbai, Hindu Helpline celebrated its 3rd Anniversary. To help Hindus...

Book on former RSS Sarasanghachalak Rajju Bhaiyya released in Mumbai

MUMBAI: RSS Sarasanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat released a book on former RSS chief, the late Prof Rajendra Sinh alias Rajju Bhaiyya, at a...

Calcutta High Court steps in to better Sanskrit education in Bengal

Calcutta High Court, finally, after much deliberation has formed a core committee comprising 3 members to restore the glory...

Raleigh show celebrates 19th century Hindu ambassador

RALEIGH — The life of a monk credited with introducing yoga and the Hindu religion to the west in...

Residential Vedanta Course in Sandeepany Sadhanalaya of two year duration

The 16th residential Vedanta Course in English shall commence on August 29, 2014 on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh...

It’s Hinduism

The cow is considered sacred. Hindus therefore avoid eating beef. Some Hindus are vegetarian and do not eat meat,...

New access to Hindu temple innaugrated

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo yesterday officially opened the new accessible entrance to the Hindu Temple and attended a...


After Penguin, another publisher recalls Wendy Doniger’s 1st book on Hinduism

BANGALORE: Within weeks of Penguin controversially recalling Wendy Doniger’s book, ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’, another publisher, Aleph, pulled...

Hindu temple approved as Level 1 site in Groton

GROTON — With hearings pending for the developers of a Hindu temple to be located on the Littleton town...

Hindu Festival Procession Fills the Streets with Color and Dances

Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated every year to honor Lord Shiva both in India and in Nepal,...

Kanchi Shankaracharya blesses ‘Hindu Rashtra’ granth by HJS

On 2.3.2014, Hindu Janajagruti Samiti activists went to Sankaralayam in Chennai to have darshan of Kanchi Kamakoti Sri Jayendra...

Chidambaram Nataraja Temple starts reverberating with Natyanjali festival

The hallowed precincts of Lord Nataraja Temple at Chidambaram started reverberating with the 33rd edition of the Natyanjali festival...

Hindu organizations of Bali issued guidance for celebration of the Caka New Year

As Balinese Hindus will observe Nyepi (the Day of Silence) on March 31, the highest Hindu council on the...

Next PM of India should be able to build Ram Mandir in Ayodhya and could lead Hindus – Praveen Togdiya (VHP)

Ujjain: The nation needs a strong prime minister who could remove Section 370 from Jammu & Kashmir. The next...

Rights body moves HC for cuprits’ arrest – Hindu family land grabbing matter in Bangladesh

A rights organisation yesterday filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking the court’s order on the police...

Over 150 Hindu pilgrims barred from entering Nankana Sahib in Pak over only district visa issue

  Indian Hindus including two women have been barred from entering the Gurdwara Nankana Sahib near here as they...

Festival, where GOD comes to life – Maha Shivratari celebrates whole over the world

Maha Shivaratri is one of 12 Hindu festivals dedicated to the god, Lord Shiva Shiva is the god of...

Philadelphia Museum has Hindu Mandapa

Nevada, Mar 4 (IBNS) Philadelphia Museum of Art in Pennsylvania (USA) has a granite pillared Hindu temple hall (mandapa),...

KEN Manipur & Ekal Vidyalaya works together to Supplementing Primary Education In Manipur

  BOSTON (February-24-2014) : Knowledge Exchange Network(KEN) Manipur members from USA (Lakshmikant Laikangbam, Ajit Thokchom, Kelvin Ashem) attended Ekal’s...

World Hindu Economic Forum arrange yoga camp in Fiji

  TWO Indian yoga experts are in the country to train people interested in yoga activities. A World Hindu...

Pakistan’s Hindu community facing forced conversion

Due to forced religious conversions in Pakistan, the Hindu community there have been facing severe hardships. This issue has...

Mara Hoffman & Neiman Marcus Withdraw Lord Ganesh Swimwear After Hindus Protest

New York based “Mara Hoffman” has removed swimwear carrying image of Hindu Lord Ganesh from its website within 24...

Dos Palos declares Oct 25 as distinguished Hindu statesman “Rajan Zed Day”

Nevada, Mar 3 (IBNS) City of Dos Palos in California has become the tenth city in USA to declare...

Hindus laud football board on allowing head covers

Neveda, Mar 2 (IBNS): Hindus have welcomed the decision of International Football Association Board (IFAB) for allowing the players...

Successful 3rd Hindu Youth Conference: The Power of Youth

Press Release – Hindu Youth New Zealand Hindu Youth New Zealand (HYNZ) and New Zealand Hindu Students forum jointly...

Handbook of Hinduism

Of all the religions in India, Hinduism, surely, is the most misunderstood. But that is only to be expected....

It’s RSS – where each & everyone have “KHAKI BLOOD”

In 1942, M.S. Golwalkar, the second sarsanghchalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, sent a young lawyer from Chandrapur to...

SC seeks comments from provincial government on Hindus disturbance during worship

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has sought comments from provincial government on an application of All Pakistan Hindu...

Reflect upon the birth of the Buddha into a Hindu family

Lama Chuck Stanford, Rime Buddhist Center: It is true that the Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, was born into a royal...

Mara Hoffman & Neiman Marcus withdraw Lord Ganesh swimwear after Hindus protest

New York (USA) based “Mara Hoffman” has removed swimwear collection carrying image of Hindu Lord Ganesh from its website...


[GHHF] Declares India as Hindu Rashtra; Hindus must get united to protect their freedom

Declares India as Hindu Rashtra; Hindus must get united to protect their freedom; Seminar Conducted in Tenali, AP on...

Indonesia: Ritual held to ask for nature’s forgiveness in Hindu Temple

The provincial administration and the Grand Council of Customary Villages (MUDP) will hold a special ritual called Pemelehpeh Jagat...

Religion and Culture: Hindu-Americans aren’t writing off Sanskrit just yet

On a Wednesday night, Arshya Gurbani reaches into a white cabinet and wakes a couple Hindu gods from their...

Meet Dinanath Batra – The man who took on Donigner vulgur book on Hindus

I issue a disclaimer very early on in our conversation: I am not in agreement with Dinanath Batra’s actions...

Hindus pray at temples across Trinidad on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri

As Carnival celebrations get into full gear, Hindus across Trinidad and Tobago took time to observe a night of prayer and fast on...

Hindu group decries ‘misuse’ of Swastikas in a war-era building

London : Swastikas carved into the walls of a county hall building in a small town in the east...

Upset Hindus urge “Mara Hoffman” to withdraw Lord Ganesh swimwear

Upset Hindus have urged for the immediate recalling of swimwear carrying image of Lord Ganesh designed by New York...

Thousands of yogis visited Pashupatinath on Hindu’s holy festival Maha Shivaratri

  KATHMANDU, Feb. 24: Around five thousands yogis, santa and mahasanta from India are visiting the Pashupatinath Temple on...

“Hinduism – one of greatest religion of the world, people should learn from it – Sri Lankan President

Now the West want to know about the Hindu way of life, ancient Hindu art of living ,its wisdom...

Srilankan PM message on the occasion of Hindus holy festival Maha Shivratri

A day which helps defeat sinful senses of lust, fury, desire and hatred. Maha Shvarathri signifies the banishment of...

Sikhs in Afghanistan face an uncertain future

Awtar Singh Khalsa still remembers the sounds of stones and insults being hurled at the funeral procession. It was...

Hundreds Celebrate Kumbh Mela in Southern California

A mass pilgrimage of Hindu faith was honored and celebrated in Southern California last weekend, as hundreds of Hindus...

Hinduism: Oldest Religion in the World

Hindu mythology is the large body of traditional narratives related to Hinduism, notably as contained in Sanskrit literature, such...

Maha Shivaratri 2014: The Great Night Of Lord Shiva (PHOTOS, BHAJANS)

Maha Shivaratri (also Shivratri) is celebrated on February 27, 2014, by Hindus all over the world. This festival glorifies...

Bangladesh: Chirirbandar Hindus in panic as ‘attacker’ Jamaat leader in polls race

Accused in five criminal cases, former district Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Aftab Uddin Mollah, also incumbent chairman of Chirirbandar upazila parishad...

Endangered heritage: Hindu community struggles to protect its temples in Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: For around 5,000 Hindus living in Rawalpindi, Krishna Mandir is the only place of worship left. The temple...

VHP launches ‘Hindu Ahead’ campaign focussed on prosperity and security of Hindus

THE Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Sunday launched its nationwide “Hindu Ahead” campaign here with the slogan “prosperity and security...

WENDY’S HINDU-PHOBIA : DHIRU SHAH

Withdrawal of Book & Anti-Hindu Propaganda After deliberation for nearly four years, Penguin India compromised on February 4, 2014...

WHN Best Wishes for Maha Shivaratri | Om Namah Shivaya – Om Hrim Namah Shivaya

Om Maheswaraya namaha, Om Mahadevaya namaha, Om Sarveswaraya namaha, Om Shivaya namaha,  Om Shankaraya namaha Om Trayambakam Yajamahe Sugandhim...

Nepal based Lord Shiva Pashupati premises all decked up for Shivaratri festival

KATHMANDU, FEB 23 – Around 700,000 Hindu devotees are expected to visit the Pashupati nath Temple for the Shivaratri...

Following a holy path

Dressed in white Balinese attire, more than 120 devotee couples underwent the pewintenan gana wisesa ritual recently at Silayukti...

Bollywood celebrities comes in favor of Hindu Nationalist Leader Narendra Modi as PM

Vivek Oberoi’s turn to support the much adorable  Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi.. Vivek recently flagged off the ‘Run...

VHP demands withdrawal of the controversial book on Hindu spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Monday demanded withdrawal of the controversial book written by a former disciple of spiritual...

‘Attack on Amritanandamayi Math is an Attack on all Hindu Religious Institutions’

The barrage of vicious propaganda unleashed by a section of the visual and print media in Kerala against the...

UMBC’s Hindu Student Council provides a place for spiritual growth on campus

Once a month, about thirty students gather in the Math and Physics building during free hour for the Hindu...

Attack on spiritual leader’s ‘mutt’ is attack on Hindus: RSS

Joining the issue over the row triggered by a book written by a former disciple of Mata Amrithanandanmayi, senior...

Hindu troubled in any country, always welcome in India – Modi

If BJP comes to power it will close down the detention camps in Assam, he said Bharatiya Janata Party...

No power on earth can take away even an inch from India – Hindu Nationalist Leader Modi

BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday warned China against repeatedly staking claim over Arunachal Pradesh and asked...

Hindu organization holds exhibition on the occasion of ‘Attukal Pongal’

Port Blair (Andaman) : Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) started its activities related to propagation of Dharma at Andaman, an...

Hindu Nationalist Leader Modi dares China, asks it to give up ‘expansionist’ idealogy

BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday warned China against repeatedly staking claim over Arunachal Pradesh and asked...

Police cite 160 attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh

Around 160 incidents of attacks and atrocities on Hindus took place in 21 districts after the January 5 parliamentary...

Hindu conversions should be stopped with Modi’s help: Ashok Singhal

Bhopal, Feb 22 (ANI): Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal on Saturday said that of late a major...

VHP to support Hindu Nationalist Narendra Modi in total capacity – Ashok Singhal

Vishwa Hindu Parishad convenor Ashok Singhal on Saturday raised the bogey of Hindus becoming minority and India and said...

Ganges River: Holy Site for Hinduism

Hinduism is probably the world’s oldest religion, and its history and the history of the Indian subcontinent are conjoined,...

Hindu’s Holy Amarnath Yatra starts from 28th June, 2014

The Holy Amarnath Yatra 2014 dates have been announced. The 44 day Yatra would commence on 28th June, an...

Powerful speech on Dharma, Conversion​s and Christiani​ty by Sri Ganapathy Sachchidan​anda Swamiji

Powerful speech on Dharma, Conversions and Christianity by Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji Of all the systems of religion that...

Rare Photos of Partition of India – 1947

Educated Indians are aware of the ghastly 2-century imposition of British colonialism on India. However, because history is generally...

Some observations on Medieval India, History textbook for Class VII by Romila Thapar

Some observations on “Medieval India,” History textbook for Class VII by Romila Thapar. (Relevant also for “Medieval India,” History...

Does Hinduism connive at corruption?

In his recent book titled, Chanakya’s New Manifesto: To Resolve the Crisis within India, Pavan Varma comes up with...

“The Hindus – an Alternative History” – 600 pages of error’s

Wendy Doniger’s book “The Hindus, an Alternative History” (see the cover), published and distributed by Penguin has been a...

Officials push to make Hindu’s Diwali a school holiday in USA

Elected officials are calling on the Department of Education to make the Hindu festival Diwali a school holiday. Congresswoman...

Maids: US Hindus welcome Saudi Arabia move

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA), termed it as a “step in the right...

Hindus Urge European Union to Ensure Safety of Hungarian Roma in View of Chilling Harvard Report

Rajan Zed stressed that mechanisms should be urgently developed to protect the vulnerable Roma and racist narrative like “Gypsy...

New Hindu temple for Charlotte, will look like the ones in India!

Charlotte’s new Hindu temple, now under construction in a leafy neighborhood off Independence Boulevard, will measure nearly 20,000 square...

Another Hindu family flees to India for fear of life

Another Hindu family of Kornai village has left homeland for India allegedly due to continuous threat of Jamaat-Shibir and...

An Appeal by Pakistani Hindu Refugees to Indian Government

New Delhi: Around hundred Pakistani refugees are sitting on an indefinite Dharna at Jantar Mantar with a plea to...

No job for Hindu and female doctors in Pakistan

There are some things you can’t help doing – like talking to fundamentalists. I know many of them and...

US lawmaker withdraws from anti-Modi congressional resolution – Hindu American Foundation welcomed

WASHINGTON: A second US lawmaker has withdrawn from co-sponsoring a new Congressional resolution askingthe State Department to maintain its policy of...

Hindus are in trouble In Bangladesh

In the wake of chaotic and disputed parliamentary elections in early January, the Hindu minority in Bangladesh finds itself in an...

Indian community in Australia demands information on Hindu student’s death

Expressing concern over the alleged suicide of an Indian student at a detention centre in Melbourne last week, the...

Hindu saints convention, celebrated “Mothers-Fathers Day (Matru – Pitru Divas)” instead of Valentine Day

Ulhasnagar (Dist. Thane) : Saints have become active to protect nation and Dharma; therefore, H. H. Asaramji Bapu advised...

Lord Hanuman is immortal and omnipresent

It is believed that Lord Hanuman is immortal and will never die. That is why there are still questions...

VHP & Bajrang Dal express concern over Non Veg – liquour shops in sacred Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi

Jammu, February 18, (Scoop News)- Bajrang Dal J&K and Vishaw Hindu Parishad have serious concerns over the running of...

Hindus unite for first celebration in Fiji

THE first ever gathering of Hindus to celebrate their contribution to the country will be held in Nadi in...

Is Yoga The Secret To Olympic Gold?

Instead of going to Disney World after winning gold in the women’s snowboarding slopestyle event, Jamie Anderson said she’ll...

Book review “”Kashmir – Hindu Shrines”

“BOOK REVIEW BY – Pt. T.N.Dhar ‘Kundan’ At the outset I must congratulate Shri Gadoo for writing this book...

A graphic Hinduism novel in defence of Dharma

|| YADA YADA HI DHARMASYA GLANIRBHAVATI BHARATA || || ABHYUTTANAM ADHARMASYA TADAATMANAAM SRUJAMYAHAM || O Bharata, whenever there is...

Time for Hindus to reconnect with their roots

The irony of being a Hindu God in Modern India. In my frequent visits to countries around the world,...

Record number of British Hindus at Europe’s largest Krishna temples as part of Janmashtami celebrations

A record number of British Hindus have flocked to one of Europe’s largest Krishna temples as part of Janmashtami...

When writers make fun of Hindu gods, they’re instigating trouble’

Arthur J Pais ‘In theory, yes, Hindus are very open. I’m one of them. I’ve coined the phrase ‘open...

Hindu’s holy festival celebrates worldwide “Maha Shivratri”

This year Maha Shivratri is on the last day of February, Friday February 28th. (Take a look at the...

Sacred Threads In Hinduism

You must have come across many people wearing different coloured threads on various parts of their body. Wearing sacred...

Hindu institution Ramakrishna Mission’s is going strong worldwide

CHENNAI, INDIA, February 17, 2014: We at HPI always read with interest the monthly Vedanta Kesari magazine from the...

Hindu leader raise question in Sindh Assembly about plight of Hindu Girls in Pakistan

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly descended into of chaos on Monday when Deputy Speaker Shehla Raza asked an MPA elected...

Hindus & Sikhs are in tough life in Afghanistan

There is fear and desperation in their empty eyes. They have no livelihood and no work and their growing...

Hindus in Pakistan angered over forced conversions

  The Hindu community in Pakistan is reportedly angered by the rise in forced conversions to Islam. At a...

Hindu nationalist leader Modi gets 7 Race Course Road as a Prime Minister

  India is now occupying even American minds. The U.S. State Department is warming to Gujarat chief minister Narendra...

Exhibition on Goddess Pattini at The Wendt

Devotion to Kannaki-Pattini is an inspiring example of Hindu-Buddhist syncretism in Sri Lanka. Tamil Hindus know her as Kannaki...

Hindus in Patgram (Bangladesh) fear fresh attack after upazila polls

  Hindus in Patgram upazila fear that there may be a fresh attack on them after the upazila elections...

Holy Cow – Hinduism’s Sacred Animal

It’s becoming a routine ritual on the crowded, colorful streets of Delhi, India: A small team of men surrounds a wandering cow,...

India bans ‘vulgar’ book on Hindus by University of Chicago person

  A University of Chicago scholar’s “alternative history“ of Hinduism will be barred from India by its publisher —...

Hindu nationalist group won the battel against overseas blasphemous writer

After a long legal battle, Penguin Books India has agreed to remove a book about Hinduism from circulation in...

Hindus demand end to atrocities against them

Karachi The All Hindu Rights Organisation held a seminar at Karachi Press Club on Sunday against the atrocities being...

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Nationwide Launches Low-cost Health Service

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) international working president Pravin Togadia launched the IndiaHealth Line (IHL), an initiative to provide health services to the...

Hindus Urged To Focus On ‘SACRED’ Instead Of ‘EXTRAVAGANCE’ In Weddings

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, concerned over the over-commercialization of Hindu weddings, has urged Hindus worldwide to bring back holiness...

More Blankets Donated to Pakistani Hindu Refugees by American Hindu Organizations

Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India ( 02-19-2014): Under the ongoing project ‘Pakistani Hindu Refugee Relief Project’, more blankets were donated to...

Remembering Historic protest demonstration in New York on March 10, 2010

A  consortium of Hindu organizations, temples and concerned individuals  in New York  and New Jersey under the banner of USHA (United States...

GHHF Applauds Batra, condemns Wendy Doniger and denounces the Liberals

GHHF Applauds Batra, condemns Wendy Doniger and denounces the Liberals; “The Hindus: The Alternative History,” book is withdrawn from...

Hinduism hijacked

Outrage is an easily ignited emotion, but only rarely has long-term staying power. Some situations require not the melodrama...

Hindus in Patgram (Bangladesh) fear fresh attack after upazila polls

Hindus in Patgram upazila fear that there may be a fresh attack on them after the upazila elections scheduled...

UK’s Only State- Funded Hindu School Plans Expansion

LONDON – Britain’s onlystate-funded Hindu schoolplans to expand its operationsin an Indian-inhabited area herein order to become a keyresource...


Two Sikh men abducted in NW Pakistan

Two Pakistani Sikhs and their two employees were abducted by unidentified persons in the northwestern Khyber Pakthunkhwa province on...

Kenya: Hindu Council Unhappy With Kisumu Demo

THE Hindu Council has protested the pulling down of a statue in Kisumu City by protesters. The monument erected...

RSS claims Hindus are ‘under attack’ across India

As the BJP’s Narendra Modi reaches out to Muslims ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh...

HMSA Welcomes Indian Court Ban on Controversial Book ” The Hindus”

On January 22, 2014, Penguin India released a statement that they have reached an out of court settlement and...

VHP and Bajrang Dal are against obscenity in the name of westernisation

VHP and Bajrang Dal organised programmes in the city to protest “indecent” celebration of the day. Bajrang Dal city...

‘We will protest against anything we find offensive to Hindus’

Freedom of speech does not mean you can write or say anything and everything. You cannot hurt the sentiments of...

US Hindu groups didn’t push for Modi-Powell meeting

Meeting probably happened because the U.S. “has realised that Mr. Modi is a critical component of relationship with India”,...

World Wide Web too blocks Doniger’s controvertial book on Hinduism

American Indologist Wendy Doniger’s book The Hindus: An Alternative History, withdrawn from the Indian market by Penguin India, became...

Bangladesh and Persecution of Hindus: Jamaat-e-Islami and Mirror of Pakistan

Bangladesh is under threat because of dangerous internal forces that persistently try to crush religious minorities and to dismantle...

Sex, Lies and Hinduism: Why A Hindu Activist Targeted Wendy Doniger’s Book

Penguin Books India has agreed to recall and pulp all copies in India of The Hindus: An Alternative History...

Doniger, Hindus and spurious concern of fraudulent Left-liberals

Our fraudulent Left-liberals, who dominate the commentariat and academic institutions, poisoning impressionable minds, are out in full force, doing...

Lokadharma Seminar Introduces Integrated Dharma Education Curriculum

Lokadharma Seminar Introduces Integrated Dharma Education Curriculum New Research in Sanskrit Explores the Beauty and Uniqueness of the Language...

Namaskar—a group established at Brandeis University to promote Hindu, Jain and Sikh culture and spiritual heritage

A ceremony originally organized as a dedication of a new Hindu altar last Thursday in the Harlan Chapel became...

Why controvertial Wendy Doniger’s book ‘The Hindus’ raised hackles

Penguin has withdrawn sales of Wendy Doniger’s The Hindus, which was first published in 2009. A petition available online...

Pakistan’s religious minoritiescinc. Hindus struggle amidst roiling currents, Huffington Post reports

KARACHI, Pakistan — Every Sunday, thousands celebrate Mass at St. Peter’s, a three-floor, 21,000-square-foot Catholic church that’s the biggest...

Auckland to host Hindu youth conference

A prominent voluntary Hindu organisation in New Zealand Monday announced that it will organise on March 1 a youth...

Hindus urge Anheuser-Bush to change beer name

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) on Monday, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu deities...

New Study Shows Yoga Has Healing Powers

The more we learn about yoga, the more we realize the benefits aren’t all in the minds of the...

Bangladesh Hindus want their rights in the Republic

In 2001, Minorities were violated in 2,685 villages in the country. Minorities were debarred from casting votes in the...

At Hindu Temple, generations welcome the coming of spring

Upon arriving in the Lehigh Valley in the late 1980s, Ashim Bhowmick’s goal was to instill in his daughters...

Bangladesh HC orders aid for Bangram Hindus

Government asked to pay over Tk43 lakh as compensation The High Court has directed the government on Sunday to...

Former Kenian PM Raila Odinga heckled in Kisumu over Hindus statue

KISUMU, KENYA: Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga was on Saturday heckled for the first time in Kisumu. Raila who...

Action against attackers of Hindus in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said today that the government is determined to bring to the book those militants and...

For decades, Pakistani Hindus have been fleeing to India in hope of becoming citizens. Many are still waiting

For decades, Pakistani Hindus have been fleeing to India in hope of becoming citizens. Many are still waiting Growing...

Hindu and Sikh-American community honours US lawmaker

New York : Indian American community in Jackson Heights and broader Queens area of New York has honoured Joe...

Hindus urge Lithuania to “wholeheartedly” welcome Roma from Romania & Bulgaria with open arms

Hindus urge Lithuania to “wholeheartedly” welcome Roma from Romania & Bulgaria Hindus are urging Lithuania to welcome Roma brothers...


Religion and Culture: Mixed-faith Hindu weddings are on the rise

Katherine Davis Hindu priest Shukavak Dasa (left) officiates at the wedding of Stephanie Young (center) and Neil Bajpayee in Pasadena,...

Yoga can lower fatigue, inflammation in breast cancer survivors

Practicing yoga for as little as three months can reduce fatigue and lower inflammation in breast cancer survivors, according...

Remembering Goddess of Learning

HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE KATHMANDU: Shreepanchami, also known as Basanta Panchami or Saraswati Puja, a remarkable day for every student,...

Necessary protection: Hindu community demands adequate security in Pakistan

PESHAWAR: The Hindu community has voiced strong disapproval over Health Minister Shaukat Yousafzai’s order to remove the security gate from Pir Ratan...

Indian Supreme Court bench to revisit Hindutva judgement

Virtually reopening its Hindutva judgement, the Supreme Court has decided to expedite hearing by a seven judge-bench for an...

The Persecution of Hindus in Bangladesh Feels Scarily Familiar

The Bangladeshi village of Malopara is a shady hamlet of a few hundred fishermen, nestled in the bend of...

Minority Roman Catholic Prelates of Northern Sri Lanka Lead the Hindu Tamils in to Doom

Colombo, 02 February, (Asiantribune.com): It is highly regrettable that Catholic Christian Religious Leaders in the Northern Province takes over the leadership of the...

Hinduism and the Environment

Ishavasyam idam sarvam – This entire universe is to be looked upon as the Lord. – Shukla Yajur Veda,...

Universities urged to designate prayer spaces for Hindu

Universities are being urged to provide designated prayer spaces for Hindu students. A growing number of students identify as...

Pakistan’s Mohenjo Daro (Hindu Indus Valley civilisation) ruins ‘threatened by festival’

Conservationists in Pakistan have asked Unesco to stop part of a cultural event being held on a World Heritage...


Hindu minorities targeted in Bangladesh political violence

JESSORE, 31 January 2014 (IRIN) – Following attacks on religious minorities – mostly Hindus – activists in Bangladesh are...

Burney Trust re assistance to Hindu rape victim’s family

QUETTA: A five-year-old Hindu girl was abducted and raped before she was left unconscious near the Railway Colony in...

Malaysian cops on the hunt for Facebook users who posted seditious comments against Hindus on Thaipusam

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29, 2014): Police are tracking down two Facebook users who posted disparaging and seditious comments against Hindus...

Islamists Target Hindu Minority In Bangladesh

ENAYETPUR — There is a pile of burned-out metal sheets and poles, and the smell of ashes still remains in Enayetpur,...

Bangladesh Hindu families threatened by anonymous letters

Satkhira is enlisted as one of the ‘vulnerable’ areas of the country where specialised forces are running drives Twenty...

Sri Lanka Govt. guilty of the crime of genocide against the Hindu Tamils:The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal

The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Sri Lanka Session II  7th – 10th December 2013 Bremen, Germany Panel of Judges...

Slaughter of 149,000 Hindu Tamils in Sri Lanka: Permanent People’s Tribunal

Tamils under attack ended up in open air hospitals with no doctors, only more artillery from Sri Lanka’s army...

Prominent Hindu leader Dr. Mahesh Mehta talks on American Hindu movement

Dr. Mahesh Mehta is a prominent Hindu leader in the United States of America. He has relentlessly pursued over 30...

Amazon Yanks ‘Ganesha’ Yoga Pants After Offending Hindus

Amazon has pulled two pairs of pants from its website because they offended Hindus. “Ganesha’s Dream Hot Pant” and...

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina distributes cheques among affected Hindus

51 Hindu families get TK20,000 each Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday has distributed cheques worth Tk20, 000 among...

New York lawmaker cites Indian Army chief’s faith to press Sikh rights in US Military

WASHINGTON: A New York lawmaker cited the Sikh faith of India’s current Army chief to press for Sikh religious...


Shiv Sena’s massive rally on birth anniversary of late Hindu luminary Bal Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday called Prime Minister Manmohan Singhthe “weakest” leader ever to hold the post. “I don’t think the...

Visionary And Farsighted Speech By Indian Hindu Nationalist Leader Narendra Modi

  Shri Narendra Modi, addressing BJP’s National Council Meeting in Delhi,presents comprehensive, development oriented, inclusive and futuristic vision for...

Freeing Hindu temples from Indian states control: Dr. Subramanian Swamy

What is scandalous is the corruption after the takeover of temples as politicians and officials loot the temple’s wealth...

Glimpses of 150th Birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda

The year-long celebrations to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand were inaugurated 0n 11th January 2013 in New...

Amazon.com removes Lord Ganesha pants after Hindus Protest

Amazon.com, world’s largest online retailer headquartered in Seattle , has removed the pants carrying image of Lord Ganesha from...

Song Appeals to the international Hindu Community to Speak out for the Monkeys of Mauritius

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Save Our Monkeys Mauritius campaign is appealing to the international Hindu community...


Rajiv Malhotra: ‘Current Trends Are Not Very Healthy For Our Hindu Culture’

Rajiv Malhotra, the Indian-American author and founder of Infinity Foundation which provides grants for research, education and community work,...

Displaced Kashmiri Hindu Pandits seek Modi’s intervention

Twenty four years to the day when they were forced to flee from the Valley, a delegation of Kashmiri...

Two weeks after general election, Hindus in Bangladesh are continuing unabated

MORE than two weeks have passed since the disputed January 5 election to the 10th Jatiya Sangsad was held,...

Toronto Hindu Temple Robbed By Armed Criminals

Police are searching for the suspects,a man and a woman,who they believe entered thetemple in Kennedy Rd. andMcNicoll Ave....

Kashmiri Hindu history: 24 years of ignominy

24 long years! Yes, 24 years of longing for roots; 24 years of longing for knocking those heavy wooden...

Social hostilities & government restrictions on Hinduism should end

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged end to social hostilities and government restrictions on Hinduism in various countries...

Thousands of Texans join Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHPA) Kite Flying Festival

Kite festival was celebrated with grand fervor this year by more than 2000 persons of Indian origin at Bush...

European Union: Indian Hindu Nationalist leader Narendra Modi a person of great prominence

The European Union on Friday termed Narendra Modi as a “person of great prominence” on India’s political landscape and...

WHY shouldn’t India be symbol for all Hindus?

WHY shouldn’t India or Hindustan be a symbol for all Hindus? The Queen of England is: the Queen of...

Persons troubling Hindus will be regarded as criminals: Baloch Liberation Army

The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) has said that those who trouble the minority Hindu community will be regarded as...

American Hindu Organizations Donates Blankets to Pakistani Hindu Refugees

RAJASTHAN, INDIA: Prominent Hindu organizations of America including World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), Hindu American Founda-tion (HAF), United...

Toronto Hindu temple armed robbery attempt: photos released

Toronto police are looking for a man and a woman after worshippers at a Hindu Temple in Scarborough were...

Malaysia: 2,000 Hindu devotees expected at Hindu festival Thaipusam

KUCHING: Some 2,000 members of the Hindu community are expected to join the Thaipusam celebration centred at the Sri...

Hindutva proponent V.D. Savarkar and leftists attempts to secularize his ideology

It is an election season and we shouldn’t be too surprised at the many personal and ideological transformations taking...

Indian MEA in touch with Bangladesh Govt over attacks on Hindus

New Delhi: External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin has said that the government was in “touch with Bangladesh over...

US-based Muslim body blames Hindus for UP riots in its you tube video

Close on the heels of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) distributing a magazine titled `Muzaffarnagar Danga’, the Indian American...

US returns missing Hindu sculptures to India

The US has returned to India three ancient sculptures that had been smuggled into the US by art dealers...

Hindu Congress of America Condemns UPA Cabinet for Passing PCTV Bill

Hindu Congress of America aka Hindu Mahasabha of America (HMSA) condemn Congress led UPA Cabinet for passing Prevention of...

India’s First Ministry for Hindu holy Cows in Rajasthan

Even in a country where the cow is revered, a government ministry dedicated to the protection of the animal...

Europe’s unwanted people — Hindus disappointed with Pope for ignoring Roma apartheid

Hindus are disappointed by finding no mention to apartheid conditions faced by 15-million European Roma (Gypsies) in Pope Francis’s...

Hindu people living in anxiety in Bangladesh

Many families have already taken shelter at their relative houses to save their lives plus honour Fearing further attacks...

Attack on Hindus in Bangladesh was planned

The attack on the Hindu community of Malopara in Abhaynagar of Jessore was carried out in a planned manner...

Indian Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi top PM Choice – Nielsen Polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is expected to perform better than the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)...

Press release:Human rights Congress for Bangladesh Minorities

HUMAN RIGHTS CONGRESS FOR BANGLADESH MINORITIES (HRCBM)-Bangladesh National Chapter HRCBM is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with U...

Hindu holy Cow urine to treat cancer, diabetes, tumours, tuberculosis etc.

Some have been doing it for over a decade and believe the urine from such a sacred animal has...

Vietnam’s ideal Hindu Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, founder of the Hindu Kingdom

A small country from South –East,  like Vietnam was fighting for number of years against the most powerful country...

Genocide of Hindus by invaders – were swept under the carpet: Francois Gautier

BANGALORE: French author and journalist Francois Gautier feels traditional Indian knowledge is at risk. At a lecture here on...

World marks Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda anniversary

Kolkata, Jan 12 (IBNS): India on Sunday remembered Swami Vivekananda as the entire nation and Kolkata especially celebrated the...

Bangladesh EC asks authorities to prevent attacks on Hindus

“We have asked the law enforcement agencies to specially resist attacks on minority communities in different parts of the...

Singapore Hindus celebrate Pongal festival in Little India

It is harvest time in Little India. A celebration of Pongal, a harvest festival observed by Hindus, kicked off...

The Hindu God Shiva, Known as the Destroyer of Evil & Ignorance

In the Hindu trimurti, or three faces of God, Brahma is the creator, Vishnu the preserver and Shiva the...

Indian English Media, Hinduism and Hindu Org: Dr. Rajnikant Lahri

Thomas Babington Maculae, in Feb. 1855, had said that a single shelf of a good European library was worth...

British Bangladeshis in London protest attacks on Hindus

Bangladeshis living in the UK have strongly protested the attacks on the Hindu minority in the country following the...

Hare Krishna festival set to shake up Nelson

Kiwi history and an orthodox strain of Hinduism have been combined in the centrepiece of a Hare Krishna festival...

The word Hindu was used initially to describe the people of India; it was never used to describe religion

Swami Vivekananda has explained it in “Rebuild India” that, mind  represents Brahman, Arms the Kshatriya, Abdomen the Vaishya and legs...

Indian PM aspirants should uphold genuine aspirations of Hindus: VHP Chief Pravin Togadia

MANGALORE: International working president of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Pravin Togadiaon Wednesday said Hindus across India will support that person as Prime...

Bangladesh failed to prevent attacks on Hindus:National Human Rights Commission

The Bangladesh government failed to prevent attacks on the minority Hindu community after the Jan 5 parliamentary elections, the National Human...

HAF Deeply Concerned As Bangladesh’s Hindus Flee Election Violence

Washington, D.C. (January 8, 2014) — Leaders at the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) expressed deep concern today over recent election...

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina: Stern action for attacking Hindus

‘There are very few countries in the world which see such turnout in the polls’ Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina...

VHP will continue to protect Hindus: VHP leader Dr. Togadia

Lashing at the Karnataka State government for its anti-Hindu policies, Vishwa Hindu Parishat International officiating President Praveen Bhai Togadia...

2013: A tragic year for Bangladeshi Hindus

It has been 43 years since Bangladesh won its freedom from Pakistan in 1971. Despite getting freedom, Hindus living...

American Hindu Organizations Donates Blankets to Pakistani Hindu Refugees

RAJASTHAN, INDIA: Prominent Hindu organizations of America including World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), Hindu American Foundation (HAF), United...

Bangladesh:Jamaat-e-Islami attack the Hindu community in the area, torches a temple

Jamaat-e-Islami attack the Hindu community in the area, torches a temple A BNP leader died during in fierce clashes...

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) committed to organize and unite Hindu society: Bhayyaji Joshi

Jabalpur: “Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) works for social integration and unity. Preserving and strengthening national culture and tradition with the...

Reorganize J&K to save Ethnic Hindu Minorities: Diversity -USA

December 27 (Roseburg, OR (USA)) Commemorating the 21st anniversary of the Margdarshan Proclamation here today Diversity-USA in a statement has extended its full...

India: Hindu groups protest controversial American evangelist Benny Hinn’s visit

Around 2,000 people from various Hindu groups on Friday staged a demonstration in the City, urging the State government...

India: 50 Pakistani Hindu women get Indian citizenship

New Delhi, Jan 3: Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday accepted applicqations for citizenship from 50 Pak women who have been living in...

Hindus want Europe to “wholeheartedly” welcome Roma from Romania & Bulgaria

Hindus want Europe to welcome Roma brothers and sisters with open arms if they decide to migrate fleeing discrimination...

Hindu and Buddhist NGO’s remain under-represented at United Nations

London, Jan 1 (IANS) A recent study has found that Christian non-government organisations (NGOs) dominate the UN while Hindu...

Desi designers’ take on Hindu deity motifs used on apparels

California-based clothing brand, Teeki, is in the eye of a storm where their newly launched yoga pants depict images...

St. Louis Archdiocese Criticized for Remark on World Religions inc. Hindusim

Distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed, stated that we all should be more sensitive and respectful while talking about other...

More than 5500 Christians and Muslims returned to Hinduism

Upananda Brahmachari | HE Media Bureau | Agra | Dec 26, 2013:: On the eve of Christmas there was...

Indian court rejects prosecution of Hindu nationalist leader and PM candidate in 2002 riots

AHEMDABAD, INDIA –  An Indian court on Thursday rejected a petition seeking the prosecution of a Hindu nationalist party’s...

Workshop for Western Sanatan priests at Votualevu in Nadi, Fiji

HINDU priests have been directed by visiting international professors specialising in Hinduism to wear a dhoti (a piece of...

Philip Goldberg: Chrisitian Missionaries in India: Conversion or Coercion of Hindus?

Imagine you’re poor and living in a rural area. Your child gets sick. You manage to transport her to...

If Hindus disrespect their own culture, then their destruction is certain – Swami Satchidanandpuri Maharaj

Pujya Dr.Charudatta Pingle was touring in Nepal. While returning from there He paid a visit to the Shri Pashupati...

How Movie Slumdog Millionaire Was Distorted into Anti Hindu Propaganda

In the framework of Europalia India, a string of institutions including my Alma Mater, the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, hosts a...

Hindus: The New Jews?

It should be no surprise that Muslim Congressman Keith Hakim Ellison recently introduced anti-India and anti-Hindu legislation in Congress...

Sanrkrit Slokas from the Hindu scriptures for a ‘giant of history’

Over 100 world leaders, including President Pranab Mukherjee and US President Barack Obama, came here on Tuesday in an...

Foreign Devotees Enjoy Hindu Maha Kumbh with Yoga

Maha Kumbh is one of the main fairs of Hinduism and is mainly celebrated by Hindus. But now, its...

Hindu Nationalist Likely To Lead India

Narendra Singh Modi Exit polls in four Indian states clearly indicated that the ruling Congress Party is on the...

A documentary explores connection between Rastafari and Hinduism

By Vinay Bhat, TwoCircles.net Linda Anouche a New York based anthropologist talks to Vinay Bhat about her upcoming documentary...

Hindus Worldwide Perturbed Over Damage To Ancient Malaysia Hindu Temple‏

Hindus worldwide are upset over the reported damage to 8th century Hindu temple remnants in Malaysia. Hindu statesman Rajan...

Omar Woos Hindu Kashmiris Back With Compensation

The J&K Cabinet approved amendments in the Prime Minister’s special package for rehabilitation of Kashmiri Hindus to make it...

The Need for Journalists to Take Hinduism 101

When I was a journalist, I often covered stories about communities of color, becoming one of the key contacts...

Harvard scientists have proof yoga, meditation work

Scientists are getting close to proving what yogishave held to be true for centuries — yoga andmeditation can ward off stress and disease. John Denninger,...

Country can’t have two Constitutions, Article 370 has to go: VHP – Indian Express Mobile

In an apparent disapproval of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s attempt to soften the party’s stand on Article 370 of...

‘Cyber-Hindus’: India’s new breed of political activists

NEW DELHI/BANGALORE: Four men chatting in a Delhi bar are not, by their own admission, natural drinking buddies.The young...

Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose’s ‘death’

A classified record from the Ministry of External Affairs lays bare the Indian government’s less than honest approach towards...

Case against Sanjay Leela, censor board chief for hurting sentiments of Hindus

NEW DELHI: The Chief Judicial Magistrate, Lucknow, has sought report by 8 December from the Station Officer, Gomti Nagar, regarding...

Three Hamilton men charged in post-9/11 Hindu temple hate crime

Hamilton Police have laid charges in a 12-year-old hate crime that garnered international attention and scarred the city’s reputation...

Foreigners flock to Haridwar for Hinduism

Haridwar (Uttarakhand): They come here from Russia, Malaysia, Belarus, South Korea and the US, lured by Hinduism which they...

Harvard Yoga Scientists Find Proof of Meditation Benefit

Meditation Scientists are getting close to proving what yogis have held to be true for centuries — yoga and...

International group concerned for Hindu’s in Cook Islands

The head of an international organisation representing Hindus has called on the Cook Islands government to protect the rights...

Ram Leela – Ram Lila- play in Houston, Texas in Oct 2013

Ram Leela – Ram Lila- play in Houston, Texas in Oct 2013 – Video by Barry Nirmal

Christian Woman In Bali Sentenced To 14 Months In Prison For Hindu Blasphemy

A Christian woman was sentenced to a prison term of 14 months in Bali, where the majority of people...

‘1 Million Bhagavad Gita Scriptures’ Gifted To The World By His Holiness Paramahamsa Nithyananda

“All your thinking, all your actions, all your feeling can be aligned with enriching, the moment you convince your...

Watch how the major religions have conquered the entire world over 5,000 years

Religion is one of the most divisive forces in the world’s history. Maps of War is a website that creates fascinating...

Hindus welcome Leonardo DiCaprio’s $3 million donation to save Nepal tigers

Hindus have welcomed Oscar nominated Hollywood actor-producer Leonardo DiCaprio’s (The Aviator) bold initiative of donating $3 million for saving...

Rise of the Cyber Hindu

The sun has risen in Mumbai’s Juhu area. Its rays, shimmering off the Arabian Sea at India’s most eulogised...

Still we are waiting for Justice..

My Self Sudhamchand R. Chawla. I was borne in Haji city of Bluchastan state. I had come in Jacobabad of...

Hinduism third largest religion of world: Pew research

Hinduism is the third largest religion of the world after Christianity and Islam and 97 per cent of all...

Overseas Friends of BJP Australia: Launch

23 & 24 Nov 2013 Sydney, Melbourne Overseas Friends of BJP Australia: Launch Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP) Australia,...

Religious communities want India to boycott South Africa tour over cartoon row

The cartoon depicts Hindu deity ‘Ganesha’ as the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) holding a cricket bat in one hand...

Patna: Model of world’s largest Hindu temple unveiled in Bihar

Patna, Nov 13 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday unveiled a model of the world’s largest Hindu temple with...

Bangladesh, anti-Hindu pogrom to avenge death of a young Muslim

About a thousand Muslim residents in Barisla Sadar attacked and burned down the Hindu side of the village of...

Hindu Locality Burnt in Barisal

Police on suspicion arrested 25 people on Saturday in connection with the death of a youth that led to...

What India Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Living Well

India has been described by some traditional texts as Sa Prathama Sanskrati Vishvavara, the first and supreme culture in the...

Report on Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations

Report on Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations   Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh USA concluded its yearlong festivities to  celebrate...

Bollywood film Ram-Leela banned for hurting sentiments of Hindus

Bollywood film Ram-Leela banned for hurting sentiments Hindus  The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court Thursday banned the screening...

The Plight of Hindu Temples in Bharat (India)

The Plight of Hindu Temples in Bharat (India) The Hindu religion and its supporting infrastructures (temple lands, mutts, foundations...

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) condemns Susheel Kumar Shinde’s remarks on Hindus

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) condemns Susheel Kumar Shinde’s remarks on Hindus   PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...

RSS Sarasanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat’s Exclusive Interview with ‘JANMABHOOMI’

RSS Sarsanghachalak  Mohan Bhagwat shared his views and thoughts on various national issues in an exclusive interview withJanmabhoomi (Malayalam Daily...

Hindu Climate Change Action Kit

AUSTRALIA, November 2013 (press release): Bushfires raging in the Blue Mountains around Sydney as early as October is being...

US Sikh body gets more time for plea against Sonia Gandhi in an alleged human rights violation case

  NEW YORK: A US federal court has given Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) time till Dec 3 to file...

VHP of America congratulates Judiciary in Russia

VHP of America congratulates Judiciary in Russia for rejecting a ridiculous proposal to ban the Bhagavad Gita PRESS RELEASE...

“Protect Hindu Rights” – Central Theme Of Congressional Hearing On Bangladesh

Washington, D.C. (November 20, 2013) – Persecution of Hindus and religious minorities in Bangladesh took center stage at a Congressional hearing...

Memorandum to Consul General of Pakistan – Hindu Human Rights Watch

AUGUST 14, 2013 Consul General of Pakistan 12 East, 65th Street New York, New York 10021 SUB:   PROTEST DEMONSTRATION IN SUPPORT...

World Hindu Foundation (WHF) Launches World Hindu News (WHN) Program

World Hindu Foundation (WHF) Launches World Hindu Congress WHC Introduction Video

Hindus Urge Withdrawal of Ganesh-Lakshmi Australian Beer

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, United States A group of upset Hindus has urged the Brookvale Union Brewery in New South...

World Hindu Women’s Conference World Hindu Women’s Conference

Date: 29th & 30th December 2012-   Hindu women have displayed their brilliance in different spheres of life, from the...

Deepavali greetings from HGH and Tulsi Gabbard

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHgxHlJrdlo&feature=youtu.be Namaste.  I’m Tulsi Gabbard.  I’m honored to send you my warmest aloha and wish you and your family...

World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) Explores Sustainable Ways to Strengthen Economy

 BANGKOK, THAILAND :The second meet of WHEF was held at Bangkok on 10th and 11th August 2013. H.E. Dr....

Kumbh Mela documentary makes waves in Toronto

A two-hour documentary about real stories set against the backdrop of the Maha Kumbh Mela festival emerged as the...

Nixon kept quiet on Hindu genocide by Pakistani Army

Ahead of Bangladesh’s liberation in 1971, the Pakistani Army systematically committed genocide” of the Hindu community in the then...

Russia’s only Hindu temple faces threat of demolition

           NEW DELHI: A year after Russia sought to ban the Bhagavad Gita, the Iskcon Krishna temple...

Australia: Mosque preacher filmed calling for all Hindus and Buddhists to be killed

Detectives are examining the sermon given by Sheikh Sharif Hussein, who has previously been visited by the intelligence services,...

Brutal Women Abuse and Rape Hits India Hard – Just Another Case of Love Jihad?

By Thomas Cherian In a single week there have been two high profile cases where girls were brutally raped,...

Hindu Women Org. Durga Vahini played a vital roll in upliftment of women: Meera Agrawal

New Delhi. June 12, 2012. Women are the base of our culture. To make the country strong,  all round development...

Anti-Hindu attacks rock Bangladesh

Anti-Hindu attacks are on the rise in Bangladesh, with supporters of the Jammate-E-Islami Bangladesh (Jammat) and the Bangladesh National...

Swami Vivekananda popularised the pride of Hinduism around the world – TN CM J Jayalalithaa

Swami Vivekananda is an example of leadership qualities and charity,Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said here today. ‘Swami...

​Spectre of the educated terrorist: Professionals are the new face of terror as they swell the ranks of ​terror ​outfits

A journalist, a doctor, a researcher at the Defence Research and Development Organisation, an employee of a major computer...

Report: Life on the margins & discrimination against Christian and Hindu women in Pakistan

Islamabad– Women from Pakistan’s minority communities have a lower level of education but a higher level of infant mortality....