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Bhai Dooj 2020 Date and Time: Check day, date, time, shubh muhurat, history and significance of ‘Bhai Tika’ here

New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Bhai Dooj, which is also known as ‘Bhaubeej’, ‘Bhai Tika’ and ‘Bhai Phonta’, is...

Hindus upset with rapper Cardi B mimicking goddess Durga to sell shoes

Hindus are upset with rapper Cardi B (Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar) for emulating Hindu goddess Durga with a sneaker in...

Watch: First images of final design, hand-carved stone pillars of Abu Dhabi Hindu temple released

Scenes from Ramayana, Mahabharata, Indian Puranas and Gulf motifs to adorn stone façade Stone pillars for the Abu Dhabi...

Rajan Zed urges Hindus worldwide take vow of “selfless service” on Diwali

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending Diwali greetings to 1.2 billion Hindus of the world, has urged them each...

Etsy removes Sexy Ganesh Panties within few hours of Hindu protest

Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. removed Sexy Ganesh Thong Panties carrying image of Hindu deity Lord...

Editor –in-Chief of World Hindu News condemns the unethical & unconstitutional arrest of Republic TV Editor –in-Chief Arnab Goswami, upon MH-CM Sh. Uddhav Thackeray to ensure that Mr. Goswami is treated fairly

Houston, TX Editor –in-Chief of World Hindu News – a leading digital news media portal strongly condemns the arrest...

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

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

This Year’s Stunning Durga Puja Pandals in Kolkata Amid Pandemic

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic acting as a dampener for Durga Puja festivities, idol makers and Puja organisers across Bengal...

Exploring Isipingo’s Mariamman Temple, One of South Africa’s First Temples

SOUTH AFRICA, October 26, 2020 : The Isipingo Marieamman Temple was established in 1870 by Narainsamy Moodley, an Indian...

Hindus ask for public holiday on Diwali in Réunion

Hindus are seeking public holiday in Réunion island (French overseas territory in Indian Ocean in Africa) on Diwali, the...

Hindus urge Malta Government to subsidize cremation abroad till crematorium is ready

Hindus are urging Malta Government to subsidize cremations abroad till proper crematorium was built and available for usage in...

Senator Harris, Insulting Goddess Durga for Votes is NOT Acceptable: American Hindus Against Defamation

Hindu Policy Research and   Advocacy Collective  Ajay Shah  Convener, AHAD,   American Hindus Against  Defamation (AHAD) &  HinduPACT ...

Trinidad Hindus observe Nau Raatri With Reverence

PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, October 20, 2020 (HPI by Paras Ramoutar): Amid the dreaded Covid-19 Pandemic, Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago,...

Kamala Harris as Maa Durga opens up questions about her true identity

On October 17, Meena Harris, the US Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris’s niece posted an offensive tweet and imagery...

Nepal Temples Not to Open for Devotees

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, October 18, 2020 : Temples and shrines will not be opened for devotees during the Bada Dashain...

Gujarat: Pavagadh Temple to Be Closed for Public for 17 Days During Navratri

GUJARAT, INDIA, October 14, 2020 : In a first, the Kalika Mata hill temple in Pavagadh in Halol of...

Hindus call Australia’s English test for partner visas an unwarranted invasion into love lives

Hindus are critical of proposed requirement of English proficiency for partners of Australian residents for gaining permanent visa, saying...

Upset Hindus urge Japanese manga comics not to trivialize Lord Shiva

Upset Hindus are urging Tokyo based monthly Comic Zenon of Coamix Inc. not to trivialize Lord Shiva and other...

Scrap Places of Worship Act, rebuild temples demolished by Mughals: Wasim Rizvi writes to PM Modi

Rizvi named Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya, Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura, and Kashi Vishvanath temple in Varanasi among others as some...

Hindu Samhati Counter HALAL Meat Business in West Bengal

Hindu Samhati has started a “JHATKA” Meat shop named “Guskara Meat Shop” at Guskara town of Purba Bardhaman District,...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hindus disappointed at Durham University response to unfair treatment

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

Upset Hindus urge IKEA to apologize & withdraw campaign video trivializing yoga

Upset Hindus are urging multinational home furnishings retailer IKEA to immediately withdraw its recently launched Australia campaign video “IKEA...

Neasden Temple Is Built From Over 5,000 Tons of Hand-Carved Stone

UNITED KINGDOM, September 22, 2020 (Dezeen): The next Open House London documentary offers a glimpse of Neasden Temple, a...

Reawakening of the Hindu Faith

A very interesting and informative article about the reawakening of the Hindu Faith with the reestablishment of the Ram...

Sheridan City Council in Colorado to open with Hindu mantras on September 28

Hindu prayer will open the meeting of Sheridan City Council (Colorado) on September 28, containing verses from world’s oldest...

Hindu prayer to open Fort Worth City Council in Texas on December 1

Hindu prayer will open the meeting of Fort Worth City Council (Texas) on December one, containing verses from world’s...

German intellectuals praised Indian ancient knowledge

My first encounter with an incredible book on India titled – ‘GREAT MINDS ON INDIA’ by Salil Gewali was...

Government Committed to Holding Grand Haridwar Kumbh Mela starting January, 2021

INDIA, August 30, 2020 : Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said that the State Government is committed to...

India’s Constitutional Subjugation of Hinduism: A Hindu Cry for Equal Rights

by M. Nageswara Rao – Aug 7, 2020 Hindu devotees gather before the second ‘Shahi Snan’ (grand bath) of...

International Panelists Reflect on 50 years of the Hindus American Contribution to the Society

International Panelists Reflect on 50 years of the Hindus American Contribution to the Society  REFLECTIONS@50: WALKING IN DHARMA to...

Societal Structure in Kautilyan Era: Rajiv Malhotra

Societal Structure in Kautilyan EraParth Parihar and Rajiv Malhotra discuss the classical Indian society during the Mauryan era as...

Lord Ganesha: One Deity Across Many Borders

JAPAN, September 7, 2020 : Faith knows no boundaries. The presence of a Deity in two countries proves the...

Political violence against Indians in Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad

The Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC) hosted a ZOOM public meeting last Sunday night (6/9/20) on the topic “Political violence...

As Priests Contract Covid-19, Uncertainty Looms Over Opening of Jagannath Temple

BHUBANESWAR, INDIA, September 11, 2020 : With 167 of the 2,000 priests of the 12th century Jagannath temple in...

Restoration of Centuries-Old Raghunath Temple in Srinagar Begins Almost 3 Decades After Terrorists Vandalized and Burnt It Down

JAMMU/KASHMIR, September 12, 2020 : A year after the effective abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A and the administrative...

Divali Nagar postponed for 2020 because of Covid-19, says NCIC chairman

By PARAS RAMOUTAR: PORT-OF-SPAIN The annual Divali Nagar is another casualty of Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago, according to...

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Carroll School District of Texas, starting 2021

Hindus want schools in Carroll Independent School District (CISD) headquartered in Southlake (Texas) to stay closed on Diwali; the...

Hindus of Kerala

India has a lot to learn from Hindus of Kerala. We all know what happened to Kashmiri Pandits. It...

California’s Devi Mandir Napa Ashram Burned Down

YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA, August 25, 2020 (Temple of the Divine Mother, Inc., by Swami Satyananda Saraswati): This year 2020...

Upset Hindus urge Schweppes to stop promoting Lord Ganesha Cocktail & apologize

Upset Hindus have urged Amsterdam headquartered beverage firm Schweppes International Limited (SIL) to remove the Ganesha Cocktail promoted on...

True Prosperity Consciousness in Hinduism

Being an author of several best-selling books on Stress Management, Storytelling, ZeNLP and Prosperity Consciousness, I am often invited...

Speak, Memory, about Kashmir’s Twin

How do people forget their past? By deliberate suppression going beyond destruction of religious or artistic images; genocide of...

Diverse religious leaders find it “morally wrong” to continue with “Squaw Valley Ski Resort” name

Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Baha’i-Native American-Pagan religious leaders have stated that continuing with popular “Squaw Valley Ski Resort” (SVSR) name would be “morally...

Mass Prayer in Bali as Island Prepares to Reopen to Tourists

BALI, INDONESIA, July 6, 2020 : Bali has held mass prayers as the Indonesian resort island prepares to reopen...

Little Impact on Other Religion Cases: Experts After Kerala Temple Verdict

INDIA, July 14, 2020 (Hindustan Times): The impact of the Supreme Court judgment in the Padmanabhaswamy temple case on...

The lost temples of Karachi

Mandirs have been encroached, razed and replaced by residential, commercial buildings KARACHI: “You are free to go to your...
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Hindus seek public holiday on Diwali in Australian Capital Territory

Hindus are seeking public holiday in Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting...

On its 50 th. Anniversary, World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) has inaugurated it’s very first dedicated Hindu Center in the US

October 31, 2020   On October 24, 2020, the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center...

Clergy should read the opening prayer in New Zealand Parliament

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has suggested that diverse religious leaders should read the opening prayer in New Zealand...

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

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

University of Sydney to “seriously” look into article in its paper ridiculing Hinduism

The University of Sydney (USYD) has assured to “seriously” look into an article in its student newspaper “Honi Soit”...

“The India Unity Day – Rastriya Ekta Diwas” , Virtual celebration on Oct. 31, 2020 Saturday

“The India Unity Day – Rastriya Ekta Diwas” , Virtual celebration on Oct. 31, 2020 Saturday Please find herewith...

Upset Hindus seek apology for University of Sydney paper ridiculing Hinduism

Upset Hindus are urging for apology from The University of Sydney (USYD) for its student newspaper unnecessarily disparaging and...

Grand Hindu Temple Hall Inaugurated in Antananarivo, Madagascar; Hindu Temple to Come Soon

ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR, October 18, 2020 : On the occasion of Navratri 2020, a grand Hindu temple hall was inaugurated...

Hindus Establish New Temple In Ireland

IRELAND, October 18, 2020 : Ireland does not look like the country that one would spontaneously associate with Hinduism....

Hindus appeal for Diwali holiday in Gibraltar

Hindus are seeking public/bank holiday in Gibraltar on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu...

Virus Curbs Nepal’s Festivals

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, September 29, 2020 : The old palace courtyard packed with hundreds of thousands of people each year...

Furniture giant IKEA apologizes after Hindu protest over campaign video trivializing yoga

Multinational home furnishings retailer IKEA has apologized after Hindus protested over its recently launched Australia campaign video “IKEA product...

Madras High Court Quashes Palani Temple’s Move to Appoint Paid Contractors to Clean the Temple Instead of Volunteer Devotees

CHENNAI, INDIA, September 25, 2020 : The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday delivered a verdict...

How Stolen Hindu Statues Were Discovered in UK

UNITED KINGDOM, September 19, 2020 : Three bronze sculptures stolen from a southern Indian temple more than 40 years...

Hindu temples reopening in Harare with protocols

Two Hindu temples in Harare (Zimbabwe), run by The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH), which have been closed for few...

Hindus feel unfairly treated at England’s Durham University

Hindus are concerned at what they view as unfair treatment at England’s prestigious Durham University (DU). Distinguished Hindu statesman...

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

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

Gurukool Waits to Open Its Doors to Students

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

Political violence against Indians in Suriname is rare

Political violence against Indians in Suriname is rare With reporting by Dr Kumar Mahabir The following is a REPORT...

Sri Lanka: Parliamentary Group approves proposal to ban cow slaughter

The decision was taken by him in his capacity as the Minister of Buddha Sasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs....

Investigative Interview of Hindu Singh Sodha Over 11 Pakistani Hindu Refugee Deaths In Jodhpur

Hindu Singh Sodha, is a well-known activist for the cause of Pakistani Refugees in India. He resides in Jodhpur...

Vishwa Hindu Parishad demands OTT platform to remove ‘anti-Hindu’ content; warns of street agitations

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has issued a stern warning against an OTT platform stating that it should remove content...

Opposing temple in Islamabad is self-evident postulation for CAA justification: VHP

New Delhi, July 18, 2020 – The Vishva Hindu Parishad today said that the widespread opposition to the construction...

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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple Verdict Explained

Ayodhya is one & well known to the world: Alok kumar, VHP

New Delhi, July 14, 2020 – The working president of Vishva Hindu Parishad advocate shri Alok kumar today said...

“I will come back to the lap of my Bharat Mata again and again. Bharat Mata ki jay” Tapan Ghosh’s last words

English: “The Doctors and Nurses of Media tried their best. But, the plan of Almighty and Goddess Kali is...

It was “morally right” thing to do—Hindu & Jew leaders welcome retiring of ‘Redskins’ name

Jewish and Hindu religious leaders have welcomed dropping of the ‘Redskins’ name from the Washington DC National Football League...

Covid-19 Safety Protocols in Place, Amarnath Yatra Begins With Special Prayers

INDIA, July 6, 2020 : Special prayers were held Sunday at Pahalgam on the occasion of Ashad-Purnima, marking the...

Meet Prerna Thiruvaipati, firebrand speaker, debater and VP of Hyderabad based Hindu Jana Shakti

Prerna Thiruvaipati is a firebrand speaker and a debater. She can speak in both Telugu, English and Hindi. With...

Indian Mind Sciences | Harvard’s Herb Benson with Rajiv Malhotra

Indian Mind SciencesRajiv Malhotra and Dr Herbert Benson discuss the future of mind sciences and how it can form...

Infinity Foundation’s The Ex-Christian Show- Episode 1

  THE EX-CHRISTIAN SHOW-EPISODE 1 Dr. Anush Solomon Joy comes from THE MOST prominent Christian missionary family in India. His family...

VHPA Online Bal Vihar

VHPA is organizing an online Hindi language, culture and Dharma camp. See below for details. Camp (online) is starting...

Upset Hindus plead Anheuser-Busch InBev for name change of its “Brahma” beer

Upset Hindus have urged Leuven (Belgium) headquartered Anheuser-Busch InBev, “largest brewer in the world”, to change the name of...

Hindus Welcome ‘Kerala Shivaji’ Pratheesh Viswanathan Website Launch

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

Reminiscences of an era of darkness: Did the RSS save Indian democracy?

Cover photo: Lokanayak Jaya Prakash Narayan addressing a crowd in Bihar. BY GOKUL KUNNATH* The first 6 months of...

Covid Fears Cancel Chidambaram Festival Cancelled for First Time Ever

INDIA, June 18, 2020 : The annual Ani Thirumanjanam car festival at Sri Sabanayagar temple, popularly known as Sri...

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

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

Madhya Pradesh VHP Cow Vigilante Killed, Chilling Murder Caught On Camera

Ravi Vishwakarma, the district in-charge of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad “gau raksha” wing in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad, the police...

With Coffers Empty, Kerala’s Padmanabhaswamy Temple to Seek Help From Royal Family

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, INDIA, June 15, 2020 : In the wake of depleting revenue amid lockdown restrictions, the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple...

Scaled-Down Jagannath Temple Festival Proceeds

INDIA, June 23, 2020 : The annual seven-day Rath Yatra festival typically sees millions of devotees gathering at the...

Bollywood villains also pose a threat to India and its cultural values

Many firmly believe that Bollywood is synonymous with sleaze. Here the art and skills of the talent are ruthlessly...

Legendary Archaeologist Dr B B Lal Appeals to PM Modi: Please Save the 5000 Year Old Excavated Site At Kalibangan

Dr. Lal had written a personal letter to Prime Minister Modi in September 2019 regarding the need to rescue...

England brewery apologizes over Lord Hanuman beer after Hindu protest

Sheffield (England) based Neepsend Brew Co. has apologized after Hindus protested over its “Hanuman” Beer; calling it “highly inappropriate”. Gavin...

Implementation of CM’s announcements will liberate Mewati Hindus: VHP

Implementation of CM’s announcements will liberate Mewati Hindus: VHP             New Delhi, June 17, 2020 – The Vishva Hindu Parishad welcomes...

Yoga No Good For Cooped-up Greeks, Says Church

ATHENS, GREECE, June 3, 2020 (Urdu Point): Greece’s influential church on Wednesday said it strongly frowned upon the use...

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Penang Hindu Association Provides Support & Supplies To Needy

PHA distribution of groceries , other basic food items such as milkpowder, medicines, medical items and wheelchairs to 100...

UTT must revisit the Indian presence in Trinidad and Tobago (Indian Heritage Month)

By PARAS RAMOUTAR The observance of the 175th anniversary of the East Indian presence in Trinidad and Tobago must...

Indian diaspora had its genesis in the concept of globalization: Paras Ramoutar

The works of Nobel laureate, V.S. Naipaul were the subject of discussion at the on-line seminar organized by the...

Mewat of Haryana becoming graveyard of Dalits :Justice Pawan Kumar

Gurugram, June 01, 2020. After investigating the atrocities on Dalits in Mewat ( Haryana ), Sh. Pawan Kumar (Chairman...
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