WHN Global Newsletter – 19 May 2015



Representatives of Chicagoland Hindu temples were hosted by “Hindu Mandir’s Executive Conference” (HMEC) committee of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) here at Manav Seva Mandir, April 25, to discuss common challenges and forge a common platform across the Midwest

Pakistan Hindus protest harassment by Muslim clansmen

Islamabad : The Hindu community in a town in Pakistan’s Sindh province staged a protest against alleged harassment by a local Muslim clan who have hindered..

It’s an organisation that people often turn to when life gets too much for them. Since it was started in 1981, the Art of Living Foundation has been helping an anxious and over-worked generation find peace through courses in yoga and meditation.

The Saraswati River is one of the main rivers mentioned in the Rig Veda and later in Vedic and post-Vedic texts. It plays an important role in Hinduism. The Nadi Stuti hymn in the Rigveda mentions the Saraswati river between the Yamuna in the east

Hindus are upset at Department of Education and Communities of New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia describing Hinduism as “confronting”, “confusing” and “contradictory”.
Twelve ancient cities with pilgrimage connections have been identified by the Union Ministry of Tourism for development under the Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spirituality Augmentation Drive (PRASAD), according to a source…..

The yearly reports of US based Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life always strike upon the general convention of mind.  After publishing its striking feature under the headline… Projections..

A generous Hindu activist-donor has graciously offered to match any and every single donation 100%, rupee-for-rupee, made by any other donor to Hindu Samhati within the next 15 days (from May 15 to May 30, 2015).

Police on Friday arrested two persons in connection with the alleged elopement of a Hindu girl with a Muslim youth from Somkh town in the Mathura district a week ago. The arrests come even as four more families, including relatives of the youth, left the village after an angry mob of Hindus ..

On behalf of the National Steering and HMEC 2015 Planning Committee, we cordially invite the present and past officers of your temple executives, community leaders, activists and scholars to

participate in the 10th Hindu Mandir Executives’ Conference (HMEC2015). As you may already know in the last 9 years, every year an average of 100+ temples participated across North America and the Caribbean in HMEC.

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday asked the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir government to announce a “time-bound” plan for relief and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday asked the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir government to announce a “time-bound” plan for..