Published On: Sun, Jan 13th, 2019

World Hindu News

World Hindu News

  • Government Committed to Holding Grand Haridwar Kumbh Mela starting January, 2021
    by WHN on September 17, 2020 at 2:31 pm

    INDIA, August 30, 2020 : Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said that the State Government is committed to holding the 2021 Kumbh Mela in a divine and grand form. The mela runs from January 14 to April 27. He said this while meeting the Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad (ABAP) head, general secretary and other The post Government Committed to Holding Grand Haridwar Kumbh Mela starting January, 2021 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • India’s Constitutional Subjugation of Hinduism: A Hindu Cry for Equal Rights
    by WHN on September 17, 2020 at 2:28 pm

    by M. Nageswara Rao – Aug 7, 2020 Hindu devotees gather before the second ‘Shahi Snan’ (grand bath) of Kumbh Mela in the Godavari river in 2015 in Nashik, India. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images) Snapshot As it stands today, Hindus do not have the same rights in matters of religion, education and culture as the minorities The post India’s Constitutional Subjugation of Hinduism: A Hindu Cry for Equal Rights appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Philadelphia online retailer to withdraw Hindu deity bedspreads & apologize
    by WHN on September 17, 2020 at 2:15 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging Wayne (a Philadelphia suburb) based online retailer “4Rissa” to apologize and withdraw bedspreads carrying images of Hindu deities, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu symbols or deities or concepts or icons for commercial or other The post Upset Hindus urge Philadelphia online retailer to withdraw Hindu deity bedspreads & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • International Panelists Reflect on 50 years of the Hindus American Contribution to the Society
    by WHN on September 17, 2020 at 2:10 pm

    International Panelists Reflect on 50 years of the Hindus American Contribution to the Society  [email protected]: WALKING IN DHARMA to be held on Sept 19-20, 2020 HOUSTON, TX – [email protected]: WALKING IN DHARMA is a power packed virtual conference to be held on Sept 19-20, 2020 as a community outreach effort toward deeper understanding of the The post International Panelists Reflect on 50 years of the Hindus American Contribution to the Society appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Plan to convert theater to a Hindu temple recommended in Alabama’s Hoover
    by WHN on September 17, 2020 at 1:57 pm

    The Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission, in its September 14 meeting, reportedly recommended approval of a Hindu temple in a former 38,000-square-foot theater in Hoover (Alabama). This Hindu temple proposal, requested by Pritesh Patel on a property owned by BAPS Birmingham, will now be forwarded to Hoover City Council for final nod. Besides the sanctuary, The post Plan to convert theater to a Hindu temple recommended in Alabama’s Hoover appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Societal Structure in Kautilyan Era: Rajiv Malhotra
    by WHN on September 16, 2020 at 4:48 pm

    Societal Structure in Kautilyan EraParth Parihar and Rajiv Malhotra discuss the classical Indian society during the Mauryan era as described in the Arthashastra. They also discuss the economic status, role of women, administrative structure and other aspects of the society in the Kautilyan era. Parth highlights the decentralized, equitable sharing of wealth & inclusive nature The post Societal Structure in Kautilyan Era: Rajiv Malhotra appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Gurukool Waits to Open Its Doors to Students
    by WHN on September 16, 2020 at 4:42 pm

    UNITED STATES, September 8, 2020 : Madhavi Prabha, a teacher with a vision, quit her regular teaching job after 10 years to start an After School Education Center for cultural enrichment, GuruKool, in 2018. An immigrant to this country and unfamiliar with the government system, her entrepreneurial spirit was met with red-tape. Frequently redirected from The post Gurukool Waits to Open Its Doors to Students appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Lord Ganesha: One Deity Across Many Borders
    by WHN on September 16, 2020 at 4:38 pm

    JAPAN, September 7, 2020 : Faith knows no boundaries. The presence of a Deity in two countries proves the claim. The famous beloved Hindu elephant-headed God of wisdom in India, Ganesha, is worshipped in Japanese form as Kangiten. There are more than 250 temples across Japan dedicated to Japanese Buddhist (Shingon and Tendai schools) form The post Lord Ganesha: One Deity Across Many Borders appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Political violence against Indians in Suriname is rare
    by WHN on September 15, 2020 at 5:48 pm

    Political violence against Indians in Suriname is rare With reporting by Dr Kumar Mahabir The following is a REPORT on Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC) ZOOM public meeting (6/9/20) on the topic “Political violence against Indians in Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad – past and recent: Strategies to achieve peace and unity.” The meeting was moderated by Dr The post Political violence against Indians in Suriname is rare appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Political violence against Indians in Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad
    by WHN on September 15, 2020 at 5:43 pm

    The Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC) hosted a ZOOM public meeting last Sunday night (6/9/20) on the topic “Political violence against Indians in Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad – past and recent: Strategies to achieve peace and unity.” The speakers were RAVI DEV (Guyana), ANGELIQUE ALI HUSSAIN DEL CASTILLO (Suriname), BASDEO PANDAY (Trinidad) and DR TARA SINGH The post Political violence against Indians in Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • As Priests Contract Covid-19, Uncertainty Looms Over Opening of Jagannath Temple
    by WHN on September 15, 2020 at 5:33 pm

    BHUBANESWAR, INDIA, September 11, 2020 : With 167 of the 2,000 priests of the 12th century Jagannath temple in Puri infected by Covid-19, the opening of the temple to the public now seems to be shrouded in uncertainty. On August 31, the state government had decided that none of the religious places in the state The post As Priests Contract Covid-19, Uncertainty Looms Over Opening of Jagannath Temple appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Restoration of Centuries-Old Raghunath Temple in Srinagar Begins Almost 3 Decades After Terrorists Vandalized and Burnt It Down
    by WHN on September 15, 2020 at 5:27 pm

    JAMMU/KASHMIR, September 12, 2020 : A year after the effective abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A and the administrative reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir, the government has decided to restore the lost glory of the centuries-old heritage shrine — Raghunath Temple situated near Fateh Kadal in the heart of Srinagar city, reported the Hindi daily, The post Restoration of Centuries-Old Raghunath Temple in Srinagar Begins Almost 3 Decades After Terrorists Vandalized and Burnt It Down appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Divali Nagar postponed for 2020 because of Covid-19, says NCIC chairman
    by WHN on September 10, 2020 at 4:59 pm

    By PARAS RAMOUTAR: PORT-OF-SPAIN The annual Divali Nagar is another casualty of Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago, according to Deokienanan Sharma, chairman of the National Council of Indian Culture(NCIC). Divali Nagar was supposed to take place from Thursday November 5 to Friday November 13, a day before the annual Festival of Lights, Divali November 14. The post Divali Nagar postponed for 2020 because of Covid-19, says NCIC chairman appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Sri Lanka: Parliamentary Group approves proposal to ban cow slaughter
    by WHN on September 10, 2020 at 4:43 pm

    The decision was taken by him in his capacity as the Minister of Buddha Sasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs. PM Rajapaksa had informed the Parliamentary Group about passing a legislation against cow slaughter yesterday. The Parliamentary Group of the ruling party in Sri Lanka has approved a proposal banning cow slaughter in the country. The The post Sri Lanka: Parliamentary Group approves proposal to ban cow slaughter appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Carroll School District of Texas, starting 2021
    by WHN on September 10, 2020 at 4:16 pm

    Hindus want schools in Carroll Independent School District (CISD) headquartered in Southlake (Texas) to stay closed on Diwali; the most popular of their festivals; starting 2021. They are thus urging Michelle Moore and Dr. David J. Faltys, Trustees President and Superintendent respectively of CISD, to adopt Diwali as an official holiday on their 2021-2022 school The post Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Carroll School District of Texas, starting 2021 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Investigative Interview of Hindu Singh Sodha Over 11 Pakistani Hindu Refugee Deaths In Jodhpur
    by WHN on September 9, 2020 at 7:32 am

    Hindu Singh Sodha, is a well-known activist for the cause of Pakistani Refugees in India. He resides in Jodhpur Rajasthan but travels for most of the time meeting refugees. He is the founder of Pak Vishthapit Sangh, Seemant Lok Sangathan and Universal Just Action Society – UJAS Source: en.wikipedia.org Where were you when you heard The post Investigative Interview of Hindu Singh Sodha Over 11 Pakistani Hindu Refugee Deaths In Jodhpur appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Pratheesh Viswanathan
    by WHN on September 9, 2020 at 7:15 am

    Pratheesh Viswanathan is a senior Hindu leader from Indian state of Kerala , he was the one coined the word ‘Love Jihad’ and has been proactively fighting Anti India, Anti Hindu communist, Islamist, Ultra Evangelical forces in Kerala since past two decades at socio-political and administrative levels. A practicing lawyer himself, he and his team has The post Bio-Profile of Pratheesh Viswanathan appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus of Kerala
    by WHN on September 9, 2020 at 7:08 am

    India has a lot to learn from Hindus of Kerala. We all know what happened to Kashmiri Pandits. It didnt happen centuries ago. Was a recent incident. But it seems nobody learnt from it. Hindus are like that. They dont want to learn from history. They wont believe the threats are real till it reach The post Hindus of Kerala appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Bhanu Vashishtha
    by WHN on September 9, 2020 at 6:59 am

    Bhanu Vashishtha is a Management Graduate with Engineering background. He has worked with Heavy Engineering companies for 16 years and is a Consultant ,for Product Indiginsation in Heavy Engineering and Aerospace. He is passionate about spreading Sanskrit and Sanskriti to new generation , because he believes that Sanatan is epitome of Rational , Science and Sustainability , The post Bio-Profile of Bhanu Vashishtha appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • California’s Devi Mandir Napa Ashram Burned Down
    by WHN on September 5, 2020 at 3:20 pm

    YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA, August 25, 2020 (Temple of the Divine Mother, Inc., by Swami Satyananda Saraswati): This year 2020 has been the most challenging year I think any of us have ever experienced – from the Covid-19 pandemic, to rioting in the streets, and now to the California wildfires. Tragedy struck over the weekend and The post California’s Devi Mandir Napa Ashram Burned Down appeared first on World Hindu News.

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