Published On: Sun, Jan 13th, 2019

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TIRUPATI, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA, February 3, 2019 (India Today): Three diamond-studded golden crowns on Saturday evening went missing from the ancient Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. The temple priest noticed the theft at 5.45 pm on Saturday when the temple was reopened for rituals and the devotees. [...]
Sun, Feb 03, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
HJS has held photo-exhibition ‘FACT' showing grave truth about atrocities against Hindus from Kashmir and Bangladesh. 6000 people from India and abroad visited exhibition so far and many of them show interest in joining HJS activities. » [...]
Sun, Feb 03, 2019
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
By Pamela Johnson At the real estate closing (L–R) are Nicole Shannon, the property seller's attorney; Christopher Nichols, the Temple's attorney; Mrs. Mangalam Sambamoorthy, Temple President; Sivachariar Bhairavasundaram Muthubattar, Temple priest; and congregation member Muthu Meyyappan. written by Marjorie Turner Hollman, Contributing Writer Every faith community has activities [...]
Wed, Jan 30, 2019
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ISLAMABAD: Suman Kumari has become the first Hindu woman in Pakistan to be appointed as a civil judge, according to a media report. Suman, who hails from Qambar-Shahdadkot, will serve in her native district. She passed her LLB. examination from Hyderabad and did her masters in law from Karachi's Szabist [...]
Wed, Jan 30, 2019
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In Part 2 of the five-part series, we sit down for a candid chat with Swami Brahmavihari, senior priest of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha. The UAE is walking the talk when it comes to spreading the culture of tolerance by implementing policies on the ground and celebrating the virtue in all [...]
Wed, Jan 30, 2019
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GEORGE TOWN: For the third year running, two chariots took to the streets here to mark the commencement of the three-day state-level Thaipusam celebration. Over a thousand devotees thronged Little India here to witness the start of the annual procession, the highlight of the festivities. The Penang Hindu Endowment Board's [...]
Sun, Jan 27, 2019
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JAPAN, January 24, 2019 (The Outline): Around the world, symbols hold disparate meanings based on cultural relevance. For some Westerners, the swastika induces feelings of disgust and remorse; the tacit acknowledgement that we must not let evil consume us again. It may be impossible for those aware of Nazi Germany [...]
Sun, Jan 27, 2019
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The temple was ransacked by a preparator named Yasin who tried to flee after the desecration, but the angry temple devotees caught him and he was beaten up before being handed over to the police » [...]
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
Canby City Council in Oregon, incorporated in 1893, had its reportedly historic Hindu invocation on January 16 evening, containing verses from world's oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the prayer from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation [...]
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
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A pilgrim takes holy dip at ‘sangam' during Kumbh Mela | Photo Credit: PTI Prayagraj: The much-anticipated Kumbh Mela 2019 at Prayagraj (erstwhile Allahabad) commenced on January 15 and will go on till March 4. Hindu devotees from across the world have congregated at the confluence of the [...]
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
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TANJUNG KARANG: The Ponggal festival which is a thanksgiving celebration for a bountiful harvest by padi farmers is among the important celebrations of the Tamil community throughout the world. Hindu padi farmers in Malaysia await with excitement to celebrate the festival tomorrow following the harvest. V.R. Arumugam, 68, who owns [...]
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
UNITED STATES, January 15, 2019 (Nurse): As mindfulness and complementary health techniques become more mainstream, more Americans are adding yoga and meditation to their wellness routines. Survey results published by the National Institutes of Health found the number of American adults and children practicing yoga and meditation has risen significantly [...]
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
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Devotees congregate to take the holy dip at Prayagraj on Makar Sankranti. (Pic via Kumbh official site) Over 1.25 crore devotees took a holy dip yesterday (15 January) at the ‘Sangam', heralding the 50-day Kumbh Mela taking place in Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh. The devotees participated in the shahi snan [...]
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
4.5 lakh Hindus were displaced from Kashmir; not due to deluge, earthquake etc; but due to jihadi war. Still, no political party is ready to talk about it. » [...]
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
A massive photo exhibition depicting severe atrocities on Hindus in Bangladesh and Kashmir by Jihadi extremists and terrorists. This exhibition is being held at ‘Bhoominiketan Peethadheeshwar Pendal, Sangam Lower Road, Sector 15. » [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
BANGLADESH, January 6, 2019 (LA Times): In the world's largest refugee camp, where 1.1 million Rohingya Muslim refugees reside, 105 families have been stranded — caught in a war that was not theirs. Unlike the rest of the refugees, these families are Rohingya Hindus — a small minority within a [...]
Sun, Jan 13, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 7, 2019 (Hindustan Times): Hindus are the most educated — based on college degrees — among US religious groups, followed by Unitarians Universalists, Jews, Anglicans and congregants of the Episcopal Church, according to a new study. They are ahead also of atheists and agnostics. The study by [...]
Sun, Jan 13, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
Makar Sankranti also known as Makara Sankranti is celebrated in various parts of the Indian subcontinent to observe the day which marks the shift of the sun into ever-lengthening days. The festival is a seasonal observance as well as a religious celebration. nation has geared up to welcome not just [...]
Sun, Jan 13, 2019
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The provincial Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in northwest Pakistan has declared the ancient Hindu religious site of Panj Tirath in Peshawar as national heritage. Panj Tirath, which got its name from the five pools of water present there, also contains a temple and a lawn with date palm trees. The five [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
A global Hindu and interfaith leader will provide the invocation at the North Dakota Legislature in February using mantras from the world's oldest existing scripture. Having non-Christian invocations is not new to the North Dakota Legislature. News stories over the past decade show that invocations were delivered by Native Americans, [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
People go about their business around the Jagannath Temple in Puri, India. India's Supreme Court proposed ending the hereditary rights of more than 2,000 priests at the temple. RNS photo by Priyadarshini Sen PURI, India (RNS) — For centuries, the priests at the Jagannath Temple in this city on India's [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
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DENVER, COLORADO, December 31, 2018 (Denver Art Museum): Ganesha The Playful Protector is developed in collaboration with the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, which is loaning a statue of Ganesha created in the 600s to 700s that is the centerpiece of the exhibition. The 29-inch tall cross-legged figure, [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
INDIA, December 26, 2018 (Swarajyamag): Commemorating the 20th death anniversary of Hindu thinker and scholar Shri Ram Swarup, Indic Academy today (26 December) announced that it has instituted a Ram Swarup-Sitaram Goel Memorial Fund for promoting Indic research and publication. Shri Ram Swarup and Shri Sitaram Goel are both towering [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019
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In the video she questioned whether the Supreme Court would decide how Jesus took birth or which body should be buried or cremated. » [...]
Sat, Jan 05, 2019
Source: Hindu Janjagruti Samiti
People go about their business around the Jagannath Temple in Puri, India. India's Supreme Court proposed ending the hereditary rights of more than 2,000 priests at the temple. RNS photo by Priyadarshini Sen PURI, India (RNS) — For centuries, the priests at the Jagannath Temple in this city on India's [...]
Tue, Jan 01, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
About three persons were planning to sell the idol for Rs. 1 crore but the idol wing sleuths thwarted the attempt. The idol, which weighs nearly 3.5 kg was about to be sold to for Rs. 1 crore and it was kept at a lathe at Ekkattuthangal in Guindy [...]
Tue, Jan 01, 2019
Source: World Hindu News
By : Dr Raj Maheshwari. (The following is an abstract of the talk delivered by the author at the conference on “Core Ethical Teachings” at NSW Parliament House on 4 March 2011). Dr Raj Maheshwari Forensic Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist at St John of God Health Care Sydney, Australia Bioethics addresses [...]
Tue, Jan 01, 2019
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The Bhagavad Gita Quotes (Photo Credits: File Image) It is the birth anniversary of the popular sacred text of the Hindus—The Bhagavad Gita. The holy scripture is comprised of 18 chapters and 700 verses. On the 11th day of the waxing moon, Shukla Ekadashi, in the Margashirsha month of the [...]
Sun, Dec 30, 2018
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19 DECEMBER, 2018 – 01:46 ED WHELAN Tanah Lot Temple: Bali's Stunning Sacred Sea Shrine Bali regularly features as one of the most beautiful places in the world, a well-known mecca for backpackers and travelers. The island not only has natural wonders, but also many architectural and cultural marvels. One [...]
Sun, Dec 30, 2018
Source: World Hindu News
Christmas is one of the most complicated and divisive questions facing Hinduism today. Hindus living in the West are met with the difficult situation of adapting to their new nationalities while at the same time trying to maintain their religious identity. In India, Christmas celebrations are often seen as [...]
Sun, Dec 30, 2018
Source: World Hindu News

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