WHN Newsletter – Nov 25, 2014




World Hindu Congress 2014 was completed successfully with more than 1600 Hindu leaders from 50 countries participating. The mammoth congress had seven conference agendas, 45 sessions, 1500 delegates and 200 speakers from 50 countries.

Last week we ran a collection driver for recycling clothes and today we could sent ~86kg of clothes to the Japan Relief Clothing Center, which will now distribute the collected clothes to the needy people in various parts of the globe.


Living up to his promise to promote India’s therapeutic traditions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi created a ministry of yoga and alternative therapies for the country this week.,,

The contribution made by Hindus and Indians living in the UK while visiting Leicester’s BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir for Diwali was honoured. Priti Patel was joined at the Mandir by Leicester East’s Conservative Prospective Parliamentary ..

In his message to the Hindu community, Prime Minister Nawaz said that Diwali signifies salvation of the righteous and vindication of their stance for which they had the courage to render sacrifices.


Here is a video describing how to misuse Hindu puja to trick Hindus into becoming Christian. Full-blown inculturation attempt.

US President Barack Obama honours Indian-American Pratima Dharm, for her contribution for Hindus in the US Military, at a function in the White House, Washington D.C.

Some Hindus are disturbed over “inappropriate” portrayal of Hindu Goddess Kali in a sexual joke on TBS late night Emmy winning television talk show “Conan” and want apologies from all those responsible for it,

Aarti is an inseparable part of Hindu puja rituals. An aarti is usually performed after all the puja rituals are completed. It is performed by lighting an oil lamp and circling it around the deity. Apart from oil lamps, dhuna, conch shell…