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The lost temples of Karachi

Mandirs have been encroached, razed and replaced by residential, commercial buildings KARACHI: “You are free to go to your...

Karnataka plans blanket ban on cow slaughter, to bring in more stringent version of 2010 bill

Under the 2010 bill, slaughter of cows, calf of a cow and bull, bullock, buffalo male or female and...

Ten 21st Century Challenges for Hindus

INDIA, April 30, 2016 : Every 6th person on this planet is a Hindu and Hindus still constitute the...

Hindu Samhati President , former RSS Pracharak Tapan Ghosh Passes Away Due to Covid 19

Kolkata, West Bengal Hindu Samhati President , former RSS Pracharak Tapan Ghosh Passes Away Due to Covid 19 in...

Humari Sanskriti Invitation -Join Bhajan Sandhya by Sharma Bandhu Sun 12 July 8am IST (Sat 11 July 7.30pm PST)

Humari Sanskriti www.humarisanskriti.ca invites to join Bhajan Sandhya by eminent singers doyens of Ram darbar style of singing Sharma...

Maha-Tamas, Not Mahatma: Do Hindu Lives Matter?

The Sanskrit word ‘tamas’ means ‘darkness’, and ‘tamoguna’ is ‘the quality of darkness or ignorance’.  The Bhagavad Gita in Chapter...

Inner life can change outward events: Murli Menon

Inner life can change outward events: Murli Menon It all started one lazy Sunday afternoon in a small village...

Exposing the China Communist Party leadership

BY: ASHOK CHOWGULE JULY 7, 2020 Ever since the recent attempt of the China Communist Party (CCP) leadership to pressure Bharat...

Lord Jagganath – The living God of Hinduism

Lord Jagganath – The living God of HinduismThis is the first time in five thousand years, that the Jagannath...

These nine incidents since 2017 of rapes, abductions and forced conversions of Hindus characterises Haryana’s Mewat as “Mini-Pakistan”

The former judge while in conversation with OpIndia said that out of the 500 villages in Mewat, only 103...

Indian lives do not matter – violent incitement against Indians By Dr Kumar Mahabir

On her Facebook page, well-known ruling People’s National Movement’s (PNM’s) political activist, Juliet Davy, of Trinidad and Tobago, created...

Cairo’s 109-Year-Old Hindu-Style Palace Opens for Visitors

CAIRO, EGYPT, July 1, 2020 : Mysteries and superstitious tales surrounding an Indian-style mansion in an upscale Cairo district...

Diverse religious leaders call it “morally wrong” to continue with “Washington Redskins” name

Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Native American religious leaders are appealing to Washington Redskins football team owner Dan Snyder and National Football League (NFL)...

Guru Purnima 2020: Date, time and significance of Vyasa Purnima

Guru Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day, known as Purnima as per the Hindu calendar of Ashadha...

Guyana Dharmic Sabha calls on President Granger to respect will of the people: Paras Ramoutar

By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: The Guyana Dharmic Sabha has added its voice for democracy so that the will of...

Hindu temple that was submerged in a ‘catastrophic’ flood in eastern India rediscovered

Ancient temple was obscured by the Mahanadi river in Odisha, eastern India, following catastrophic floods Its spire surfaced every...

6th International Day of Yoga celebrated in Houston and many US cities

Manu Shah Living rooms turned into yoga studios as family members stretched out their mats to flex and breathe...

International Yoga Day Live: Yoga Is India’s Great Gift to World, Says PM

INDIA, June 21, 2020 : People across the world celebrated International Yoga Day on June 21 from the confines...

Black Power agenda to remove Columbus statue

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

It is essential to facilitate the process of entry of victimised Hindus from Pakistan and Bangladesh to India

The Central Government has given a big relief to the victimised minority Hindus of Islamic countries such as Pakistan...

UK Temples Expand Engagement During Lockdown

UNITED KINGDOM, June 27, 2020 : Volunteers at a Hindu temple in Leicester are seeing “more engagement than ever”...

Hindus welcome proposal of Diwali holiday in Virginia’s Fairfax County Schools

Hindus have welcomed inclusion of Diwali holiday (November four, 2021) in the Draft Calendars 2021-2022 of Fairfax County Public...

Near Boston, Take-Out Restaurant Turned Hindu Temple Serves Holy Offerings To Go

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, June 4, 2020 : When Keshav Kishor Sharan’s Hindu community bought a retired Friendly’s restaurant for the...

Reopening of Malaysian Temples Will Be Gradual

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, June 16, 2020 (New Strait Times): Religious associations and temple managements say there is no rush...

Hindu Temple Submerged 200 Years Ago Uncovered

INDIA, June 24, 2020 : An ancient Hindu temple that was submerged in a catastrophic flood 200 years ago...

Religious leaders urge “Live Nation” night-clubs remove Hindu-Buddhist-Jain statues & apologize

Pictures attached: 1.Lord Parshvanatha in Foundation Room Chicago with masquerade ball mask in his lap. 2. Lord Ganesha at Foundation...

Inferiority complex that prevents Indians from glorifying our own tradition

We celebrate Western originated festivals and traditions.Mother’s Day is one such celebration. However, we forget that as per our...

“Salman Khan & Family Use Their Ill-gotten Money, Political Clout And Underworld To Intimidate Anyone And Everyone” ‘Dabangg’ Director Abhinav Kashyap

Abhinav Singh Kashyap who directed Salman Khan’s 2010 superhit film Dabangg, took to his Facebook account after Sushant Singh...

India issues demarche to High Commission of Pakistan over demolition of houses of Hindus in Punjab province

India issued a “strong” demarche to the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi over the “systematic and targeted” demolition...

India’s Rama takes on China’s dragon: Taiwan News

India’s Rama poised to slay China’s dragon over Ladakh border dispute TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As news broke that...

Hindus seek apology from Australia over mistreatment of “coolies” in 1800s

Hindus are urging formal apology from Australia for reportedly severe maltreatment of Indian and Chinese “coolies” during their indentured...

COVID-19: Temple Installs Remote Sensor Bell to Avoid Touch

MANDSAUR, INDIA, June 14, 2020: As religious places are being reopened for devotees after easing of restrictions, a famous...

Trinidad and Tobago Indian High Commission commemorated 175 Indian Arrival Day

By PARAS RAMOUTAR PORT-OF-SPAIN: There were no floats, regalia , religious or cultural progarmmes to mark the 175th Indian...

Penang Hindu Association (PHA) Urging Reduction and or Financial Assistance for the Affordability of Funeral Expenses

Certain States like Malacca have reduced funeral expenses includingcrematorium cost, in view of  the hardship faced by citizens, inparticular...

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

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

VHPA condemn the brutal killing of George Floyd,calls for racial justice, equality, and civil rights

Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective USA (HinduPACT USA), an initiative of World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), has...

Assassination of a Kashmiri Pandit Minority Leader by Islamic Terrorists Demands a Stern Action by the J&K Govt.

Indo-American Kashmir Forum (IAKF) strongly condemns the ruthless killing of young Kashmiri Hindu peace advocate, Ajay Pandita (Bharti), by...

A perspective of the present racial tensions from an African American Hindu leader

 I grew up in the South during the 1950s and 60s. Those were troublesome times for the African American...

Upset Hindus urge London luxury retailer MatchesFashion to withdraw Hindu gods swim-shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging The Shard (London) headquartered “global luxury-shopping destination” MatchesFashion for immediate withdrawal of Jimi Hendrix Swim...

Tirupati Temple Board Resolves Not to Sell Any Properties Including Those Donated by Devotees

TIRUMALA, INDIA, May 28, 2020 : Putting an end to the controversy over the proposed auction of its unviable...

Hindus disappointed at Church of Greece declaring yoga “incompatible”

Hindus are disheartened over Church of Greece reportedly denouncing yoga, and branding it as incompatible. According to reports, The...

Global Hindu – Online Panchayat – Sunday, 7 June 2020 “The Kalash of Hindu Kush”

Global Hindu – Online PanchayatDay: Sunday, 7 June 2020Time: 8 AM U.S. Pacific, 11 AM...

Remote Hindu mantras to open 7 Utah City Councils & a County Commission

Remotely read Hindu prayers will open the meetings of seven city councils and one county commission in Utah during...

Hindustan -‘Vande Mataram’ A Poetic Evening (Zoom Video-Sunday, 31st May) Register Now!

Hindustan -‘Vande Mataram’ A Poetic Evening (Online -Sunday, 31st May, India 8.30pm) – Register Now Registration: https://rebrand.ly/vande To participate...

Nepal and India in Row Over Road to Hindu Holy Site in Tibet

NEW DELHI/BEIJING/KATHMANDU, May 10, 2020 : Nepal has asked India “to refrain from carrying out any activity inside its...

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project Uncovers Fabulous Old Temples

VARANASI, INDIA, May 1, 2020 (Kevin Standage Photography): Being an archaeologist, I probably spend an unhealthy amount of time...

Announcing the North American Hindu Chaplaincy Conference

UNITED STATES, May 4, 2020 (Convergence on Campus): On Saturday May 23 & Sunday May 24th 2020 we celebrate...

Trinidad and Tobago: Muslims and Hindus would be disadvantaged in COVID-19 grants

In an ethnically-plural society like ours, “church” cannot be used as a generic term. It connotes exclusion and discrimination....

VHP Representation to the Rashtrapati on Ghastly Murder of two Hindu Sanyasis and their Driver in Palghar

To, His Excellancy Shri Ramnath Kovind, President of India, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. May it please Your Excellancy, Subject...

Hindu Americans help SinghaBahini to help poorest of poor in West Bengal during lockdown, 72000 helped, 1250000 meals provided

The COVID-19 lockdown has had a devastating effect on the marginalized Hindu population of West Bengal, especially those who...
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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...

Creativity and innovation among Godwad tribals : Murli Menon

Between 2017 and 2020, I travelled through the microinteriors of Rajasthan researching my latest  book ZeNLP- Travel Guide Rajputana....

Hindu Endowment Board Against Reopening Temples

GEORGETOWN, MALAYSIA, May 29, 2020: The Penang Hindu Endowment Board (PHEB) will recommend to the state government against the...

Revise History Books to include the Pandit Exodus in India

Neethi KAUL started this petition to Government of India India January 1990. The state of Jammu and Kashmir witnessed gruesome happenings,...

Irfan Khan Was A Role Model for Muslim Actors in Bollywood

The unfortunate passing away of Bollywood (Indian film industry) Irfan Khan – a versatile and maverick actor, has created...

Anti-Army ‘Court Martial’ Web Series Shows Punjabi Hindu Army officer As Casteist, Anti Dalit, Woman Abuser

Even under lockdown, The Anti –India, Anti Hindu lobby is making sure that no stone is left unturned in...

Devotees Set for New Normal; SOP for Hindu Temples Submitted

KUANTAN, MALAYSIA, May 10, 2020 (New Strait Times): Temple visits could soon be a whole new experience for Hindu...

Badrinath Temple to Reopen on May 15 With Only 27 People; No Devotees Allowed

UTTARAKHAND, INDIA, May 13, 2020 : Today, amid Coronavirus lockdown, devotees took out processions from the Narsingh Temple in...

Tirupati Temple Chairman Dismisses Reports of Fund Crunch

VIJAYAWADA, INDA, May 13, 2020 : Though Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), the chief custodian of the world’s richest temple...

Decision on Amarnath Yatra after Review of Covid-19 Situation

INDIA, April 25, 2020 (Indian Express): According to an official release, Lt Governor G. C. Murmu, while interacting with...

Hindu Priest Recites Vedic Prayer at White House on Scaled-Down National Day of Prayer Service

WASHINGTON D.C., May 8, 2020 (India.com): The sacred Vedic Shanti Path or peace prayer was recited by a Hindu...

The wounded and upset nation paid tributes to the Venerable Palghar saints

New Delhi, April 28, 2020 – The nation, enraged by the brutal mass murder of venerable saints and their...

The Cry Of Poor Children For Milk: Penang Hindu Association

Needy parents and single mothers are struggling to take care and provide basic needs for their young children. Some...

“Whipping up Hinduphobia will Lead to Bullying and Hindu Bashing in the USA” World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) on USCIRF

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), strongly denounces the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Annual Report,...

14 year old Hindu girl kidnapped in Pakistan

Nizamuddin Markaz and Tablighi Jamaat be fully banned: Dr. Surendra Jain

New Delhi, April 05, 2020 – The whole of India is in serious crisis today due to the country-wide...

USCIRF Troubled by Denial of Food Aid to Pakistani Hindus

USCIRF Troubled by Denial of Food Aid to Pakistani Hindus Washington, DC – The U.S. Commission on International Religious...

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

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

New Statue Of Lord Hanuman Installed At Ram Janmabhoomi Site, Old Damaged Statue Immersed In Saryu River

INDIA, April 13, 2020 : A new statue of Lord Hanuman has been installed at the makeshift Ram Janmabhoomi...

First Hindu University in Muslim-Majority Indonesia Named after Sugriva

BALI, INDONESIA, April 13, 2020 : The first Hindu university has been opened in Indonesia in the name of...

Lockdown: Lord Lingaraj’s Chariot Festival Not to Roll This Year

BHUBANESWAR, INDIA, March 30, 2020 (PTI): The annual car festival of Lord Lingaraj, known as Rukuna Rath Yatra, will...

Call of Saints to defeat the Corona pandemic: Vishva Hindu Parishad

New Delhi, March 27, 2020 – Our country has been fighting the deadly novel Corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic. Many...

Ekal’s Ambitious Initiative Against ‘Corona’ in Rural Areas: Prakash Waghmare

Prakash Waghmare, “EVF”, Nat’L Committee (Chairperson) on PR / Exposure When everywhere ‘Coronavirus’ outbreak is being associated only with...

Spirituality in Leadership – Learning through stories: Murli Menon

Spirituality in Leadership – Learning through stories How do we shape the youth for a future we cannot predict?...

Zed commends Pope for exploring female deacons, saying equality long overdue

Applauding His Holiness Pope Francis for launching commission to study the issue of female deacons and calling it a...

NAMASTE going global: Salil Gewali

A greeting is the first spark that ignites the relationship between two individuals. Tibetans stick out their tongues in...

Infosys employee Mujeeb Mohammad arrested for asking people to ‘spread the virus’ by sneezing in public

A Muslim man by the name of Mujeeb Mohammed who works as a Technical Architect at IT major Infosys,...

Ex-Christian westerners describe how they fell in love with India and Hinduism

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