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  • Upset Hindus urge New Zealand firm to remove sacred Hindu symbols from mats & apologize
    by WHN on May 12, 2021 at 7:58 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging Christchurch (New Zealand) based acupressure mat firm Shakti Mats for immediate withdrawal of sacred Hindu symbols “Om” and “Yantra” from their mats; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that both “Om” and “Yantra” were greatly revered icons in Hinduism and The post Upset Hindus urge New Zealand firm to remove sacred Hindu symbols from mats & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • 50 cities, 30 nations and 5 continents- Hindus unite to save community members from genocide in West Bengal
    by WHN on May 12, 2021 at 7:50 pm

    The Hindu community of New York met before the Indian Consulate to protest the Genocide of Hindus in the Indian state of West Bengal, post elections there [1-3]. The post-election violence against Hindus in West Bengal has shocked the nation and the global community [4-8]. The brutality and the barbarism have been beyond any post-election The post 50 cities, 30 nations and 5 continents- Hindus unite to save community members from genocide in West Bengal appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Politics of Pandemic in India
    by WHN on May 12, 2021 at 7:33 pm

    Politics of Pandemic in India                           by Prakash Waghmare (Prolific Writer, Social-Activist, Political Commentator) Current Covid-19 (Corona) situation in India is quite grave. There is no denying that the mistakes were made on multiple fronts which resulted into Corona taking awful tolls across the country. The central government’s errors were compounded by the State governments (govt). The post Politics of Pandemic in India appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge UNC School of the Arts to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”
    by WHN on April 26, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    Hindus are urging University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) in Winston-Salem to withdraw “La Bayadère” from its upcoming Spring Dance concert (April 30 to May 08), which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that taxpayer-funded public art school The post Hindus urge UNC School of the Arts to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus seek apology from Korean National Ballet hosting culturally insensitive “La Bayadère”
    by WHN on April 26, 2021 at 12:13 pm

    Hindus are critical of Korean National Ballet (KNB) in Seoul for hosting “La Bayadère” (April 27 to May two), which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions, and seek apology. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that a renowned ballet company like KNB should not be in the business of The post Hindus seek apology from Korean National Ballet hosting culturally insensitive “La Bayadère” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Divali message of former councillor Paras Ramoutar
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:22 am

    World in need of eternal light of Divali-  Trinidad and Tobago needs the light of Divali, not only because of the covid19 pandemic, but to bring the national populace out of the darkness which surrounds the country at this time, according to former councillor Paras Ramoutar “Yes, let us use the light of Divali to The post Divali message of former councillor Paras Ramoutar appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Indian philosopher, Prof. Adesh built a new model for the Indian diaspora in TT
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:20 am

    By PARAS RAMOUTAR For any nation or civilization to prosper, it must be built on foundations of a moral and ethical character, as this character must be built on the principal element of its strength and as well, it is the only guarantee for its permanence and prosperity. To my mind, this summarizes the life The post Indian philosopher, Prof. Adesh built a new model for the Indian diaspora in TT appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Trinidad to hold Phagwah(Holi) conference
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:13 am

    By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: The National Council of Indian Culture (NCIC) will host its first international virtual Phagwa conference in Trinidad on the weekend of March 13 and 14. The NCIC is the epicentre of all the major Hindu religious, cultural, spiritual and social activities, since its formation in 1964 here. Sixty-five international scholars and The post Trinidad to hold Phagwah(Holi) conference appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus celebrate Shiva Raatri in Trinidad
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:11 am

    Thousands of Hindus participated in night-suvigil on the occasion of Maha Shivratri despite the increasingly high crime rate in Trinidad and Tobago, Covid 19 By PARAS RAMOUTAR  Port-of-Spain: Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago will celebrate the spiritually-charged Shiva Raatri with the rest of the countries in the world, where there is overflowing capacity of Hindus. Countries like The post Hindus celebrate Shiva Raatri in Trinidad appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • World Hindu Council of America Statement on Shooting in Indianapolis
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:05 am

    The World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) expresses sorrow at the killing of nine people at the FedEx facility in Indianapolis.  Many of these victims were Indian American followers of the Sikh tradition – Amarjit Kaur Sekhon, Jaswinder Kaur, Amarjit Kaur Johal, Jaswinder Singh.   A random act of violence such as this brings immeasurable suffering to the The post World Hindu Council of America Statement on Shooting in Indianapolis appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Neiman Marcus to withdraw Lord Ganesha cufflinks & apologize
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 7:05 am

    Upset Hindus are urging Dallas headquartered luxury fashion retailer “Neiman Marcus” to immediately withdraw Hindu deity Ganesha shaped cufflinks, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesha was greatly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and The post Upset Hindus urge Neiman Marcus to withdraw Lord Ganesha cufflinks & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Chaitra Navratri 2021, Day 5: Worship Maa Skandamata for salvation and prosperity, chant these mantras
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:59 am

    The auspicious festival of Chaitra Navratri is being celebrated with full gusto and excitement. The 9-day long festivity began this year from April 13 and will last till Ram Navami on April 21 respectively. During this time period, nine different forms of Devi Durga are worshipped.  New Delhi: The auspicious festival of Chaitra Navratri is The post Chaitra Navratri 2021, Day 5: Worship Maa Skandamata for salvation and prosperity, chant these mantras appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Trinidad Hindus Observe Navaratri, Ram Navami, Hanuman Jayanti in April Amidst Covid 19
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:47 am

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, April 11, 2021 (HPI by Paras Ramoutar): Amidst the dreaded Covid-19 Pandemic, Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago, as indeed, the world over, are observing the Hindu religious of observance of Navaratri, Monday April 12 for a nine day period, followed by Ram Navami on April 21, and Lord Hanuman Jayanti on April 26. The post Trinidad Hindus Observe Navaratri, Ram Navami, Hanuman Jayanti in April Amidst Covid 19 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Powerful Temples of Mauritius
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:24 am

    MAURITIUS, April 10, 2021 (Indian Spice): The history of Hindu temples in Mauritius is amazing – in many instances these were built by indentured laborers with a dream and they made it happen despite the odds. There is something about these temples, something more than just the location, that makes them so special. The first The post Powerful Temples of Mauritius appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu prayer to open Nevada’s Ely City Council on April 22, 1st time in 114 years
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:20 am

    For the first time since its incorporation in 1907, Hindu mantras will start the day of Ely City Council (Nevada) on April 22, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation remotely from ancient Sanskrit texts before Ely City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read The post Hindu prayer to open Nevada’s Ely City Council on April 22, 1st time in 114 years appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Evangelical Christian mayor of Billings to recite Hindu opening-prayer in Sanskrit at City Council
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:03 am

    In a remarkable gesture of inclusion and diversity, William A. Cole, Mayor of Montana’s largest city Billings and an Evangelical Christian, plans to read ancient Hindu mantras in Sanskrit to start the day of Billings City Council on June 14. This reportedly historic first Hindu invocation of Billings City Council since its founding in 1882, The post Evangelical Christian mayor of Billings to recite Hindu opening-prayer in Sanskrit at City Council appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Akhadas differ on conclusion of Kumbh Mela in view of Covid-19
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 6:00 am

    Two Akhadas opining that the Kumbh Mela should conclude now considering the rising cases of Covid-19 has resulted in difference of opinion among the Akhadas. A day after the Niranjani Akhada announced that it had asked its Sadhus to return from Haridwar considering the Covid-19 situation, other Akhadas and seers have stressed that the Kumbh The post Akhadas differ on conclusion of Kumbh Mela in view of Covid-19 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Kumbh to be Suspended After Appeal by the Prime Minister
    by WHN on April 18, 2021 at 5:49 am

    NEW DELHI, INDIA, April 17, 2021 (PTI): Amid nationwide concern over the large gatherings seen during the Kumbh Mela, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed that the mela should now be only “symbolic” as it will help strengthen the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said he spoke The post Kumbh to be Suspended After Appeal by the Prime Minister appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Jihad against an innocent Hindu girl transformed chemical engineer Deepak Tyagi into Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati: Here is his life story
    by WHN on April 17, 2021 at 6:21 pm

    Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati, the Mahant of Dasna Devi temple was Deepak Tyagi before taking Sanyaas. He was born in an influential upper-middle-class family and had obtained an MTech degree in Chemical Engineering from Moscow. The Dasna Devi Temple was recently under media glare over the temple authorities vocal stand against local Muslims trying to desecrate The post Jihad against an innocent Hindu girl transformed chemical engineer Deepak Tyagi into Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati: Here is his life story appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • #Shocking: Halal supporters tried to force-feed non-halal raw meat into Christian farmer’s mouth
    by WHN on April 17, 2021 at 6:14 pm

    In a shocking display of Islamo-Fascism, a group of Islamic radicals has not only stopped the sale of ‘non-halal meat’ but tried to stuff raw meat into the mouths of Christian farmers who tried to sell non-halal meat on the eve of Easter on Sunday (April 4), in Wayanad, Kerala. The Islamist radicals also set The post #Shocking: Halal supporters tried to force-feed non-halal raw meat into Christian farmer’s mouth appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Conversions in 50,000 villages during the COVID-19 pandemic in India
    by WHN on April 17, 2021 at 6:09 pm

    One missionary organisation says the pandemic had bigger results than their work in the last 25 years The whole world was mourning in the face of COVID-19 pandemic. It was obvious that many fell ill, or were hit with financial crises.  Many lost their loved ones.  And weaker sections of the society were in desperate The post Conversions in 50,000 villages during the COVID-19 pandemic in India appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Akbar Didn’t Create Bangla Calendar, Hindus Did Before Christ
    by WHN on April 17, 2021 at 5:59 pm

    So clever was the Scroll article of 2015 that even after recognizing the Surya Siddhanta, it attributed the Bengali calendar to Akbar in the headline. That piece went on to become for the rest of the leftist media a standard reference point for this context by Surajit Dasgupta on14 April 2020 It is largely believed The post Akbar Didn’t Create Bangla Calendar, Hindus Did Before Christ appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • After Hindu protest, England clothing firm apologizes & removes goddess Kali Halloween costume
    by WHN on April 10, 2021 at 12:07 pm

    Bristol (England) headquartered clothing brand Wild Thing has apologized and removed Kali Halloween Costume, after Hindus protested calling it “highly inappropriate”. Katie, Director of Wild Thing, in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed who spearheaded the protest, wrote: …we would like to profusely apologise to you and the Hindu community for any upset this The post After Hindu protest, England clothing firm apologizes & removes goddess Kali Halloween costume appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge N. Carolina online retailer to withdraw Hindu goddess leggings & apologize
    by WHN on April 10, 2021 at 11:58 am

    Upset Hindus are urging Greensboro (North Carolina) based firm “Goddess By Rachael Reed” for immediate withdrawal of leggings-skirt-dresses carrying images of Hindu goddesses Lakshmi and Kali; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that goddesses Lakshmi and Kali were highly revered in Hinduism and were meant to The post Upset Hindus urge N. Carolina online retailer to withdraw Hindu goddess leggings & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • VHPA Statement on Al Jazeera Article on Hindu Organizations and COVID-19 Funds
    by WHN on April 10, 2021 at 11:51 am

    The following statement was issued by the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) A recent news item on Al Jazeera misrepresents the COVID-19 related loans and grants received by several Hindu organizations, including VHPA.  Commenting on this news item, Ajay Shah, President, VHPA said: The Al Jazeera news item “Hindu right-wing groups in US got The post VHPA Statement on Al Jazeera Article on Hindu Organizations and COVID-19 Funds appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Utah’s Farmington City Council to start the day with Hindu mantras 1st time in 174 years
    by WHN on March 29, 2021 at 12:49 pm

    Reportedly for the first time since the city began in 1847, Farmington City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on April six with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Farmington City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then The post Utah’s Farmington City Council to start the day with Hindu mantras 1st time in 174 years appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge French brewery to withdraw Lord Shiva beer & apologize
    by WHN on March 29, 2021 at 12:46 pm

    Hindus are urging Grenade sur Garonne (Occitanie, France) based brewery Brasserie du Gobelet to apologize and withdraw its “Shiva beer” named after Hindu deity and displaying his image; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu symbols or deities or The post Hindus urge French brewery to withdraw Lord Shiva beer & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Verses from ancient Hindu scriptures to open Utah’s South Weber City Council 1st time
    by WHN on March 29, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Reportedly for the first time since it was incorporated as a town in 1938, South Weber City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on April 13 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before South Weber City Council. The post Verses from ancient Hindu scriptures to open Utah’s South Weber City Council 1st time appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu Prayer Spoken Before City Council Meeting in Claremore Concerns Residents
    by WHN on March 21, 2021 at 10:42 am

    CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, March 15, 2021 : A Hindu prayer spoken before tonight’s city council meeting in Claremore has residents up in arms. It’s the first time in the city’s history where a Hindu prayer has opened a meeting. The city welcomed the offer to pray to show the town is quoted open for diversity. As The post Hindu Prayer Spoken Before City Council Meeting in Claremore Concerns Residents appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Char Dham Opening Dates: Holy shrine of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Gangotri Portals Open on This Date
    by WHN on March 21, 2021 at 9:56 am

    INDIA, March 16, 2021 : For devotees who have been waiting to know the dates that the doors to the revered temple sites of Shri Kedarnath, Shri Badrinath, Shri Yamunotri, and Shri Gangotri – here is the list of their respective dates. These Hindu temples are closed every year during the harshest months of winter The post Char Dham Opening Dates: Holy shrine of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Gangotri Portals Open on This Date appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Verses from Hindu holy scriptures to start the day of Tennessee’s Cleveland City Council
    by WHN on March 21, 2021 at 9:39 am

    Cleveland City Council (Tennessee) will start its meeting on April 12 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Cleveland City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is considered The post Verses from Hindu holy scriptures to start the day of Tennessee’s Cleveland City Council appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Warner Bros not to trivialize Lord Shiva in upcoming anime TV series
    by WHN on March 21, 2021 at 9:32 am

    Upset Hindus are urging Warner Bros not to trivialize highly revered Hindu deity Lord Shiva in its upcoming anime television (TV) series “Record of Ragnarok”, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Shiva was meant to be worshipped in temples and home shrines The post Upset Hindus urge Warner Bros not to trivialize Lord Shiva in upcoming anime TV series appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Miami sportswear firm removes Lord Ganesh leggings after Hindu protest
    by WHN on March 19, 2021 at 12:58 pm

    Miami (Florida) headquartered firm Martha Acuna Sport Wear seems to have removed from its website Ganesh Lavanda Leggings, carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; after upset Hindus protested calling it “highly inappropriate”. These leggings were not found on the company website when searched today. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, in a statement The post Miami sportswear firm removes Lord Ganesh leggings after Hindu protest appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu mantras to start the day of Utah’s Sanpete County 1st time in 171 years
    by WHN on March 19, 2021 at 12:53 pm

    Reportedly for the first time since its founding in 1850, Sanpete County Commission (Utah) in Manti will start its meeting on March 16 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Sanpete County Commission. After Sanskrit delivery, he then The post Hindu mantras to start the day of Utah’s Sanpete County 1st time in 171 years appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu prayers began the day of Utah’s Sanpete & Emery counties 1st time in history
    by WHN on March 19, 2021 at 12:49 pm

    Reportedly for the first time since their founding in 1850 and 1880 respectively, Utah’s Sanpete County Commission in Manti and Emery County Commission in Castle Dale started their respective meetings with Hindu prayers on March 16, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture.  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely The post Hindu prayers began the day of Utah’s Sanpete & Emery counties 1st time in history appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Ancient Hindu shlokas to start the day of Utah’s North Ogden City Council on March 23
    by WHN on March 19, 2021 at 12:47 pm

    North Ogden City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on March 23 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before North Ogden City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is The post Ancient Hindu shlokas to start the day of Utah’s North Ogden City Council on March 23 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu mantras to start the day of Johnson City Commission in Tennessee 1st time in 152 years
    by Rahul C. Sharma on February 23, 2021 at 8:33 pm

    Reportedly for the first time since its incorporation in 1869, Johnson City Commission (Tennessee) will start its meeting on March 18 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Johnson City Commission. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read The post Hindu mantras to start the day of Johnson City Commission in Tennessee 1st time in 152 years appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus welcome world’s largest Cathedral offering yoga classes
    by Rahul C. Sharma on February 23, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    Hindus have welcomed The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York, an Episcopal church which is claimed as largest Cathedral in the world, for presenting yoga classes. “Body and Soul: Yoga from the Cathedral” fortnightly classes offering yoga and mindfulness meditation streamed virtually from inside the building’s monumental architecture, will be led by The post Hindus welcome world’s largest Cathedral offering yoga classes appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu prayer to open Fergus Falls Council in Minnesota for the 1st time in 149 years
    by Rahul C. Sharma on February 5, 2021 at 1:54 pm

    Source: World Hindu News The post Hindu prayer to open Fergus Falls Council in Minnesota for the 1st time in 149 years appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge France distillery to withdraw Lord Ganesh gin & apologize
    by Rahul C. Sharma on January 11, 2021 at 9:53 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging La Bouëxière (Brittany, France) based Distillerie Awen Nature to apologize and withdraw its Gin Ganesh, named after Hindu deity; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu symbols or deities or concepts or icons for commercial or The post Upset Hindus urge France distillery to withdraw Lord Ganesh gin & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • In a historic first, Clinton City Council in Missouri opening with Hindu mantras
    by Rahul C. Sharma on January 11, 2021 at 9:10 pm

    For the first time since its formation, Clinton City Council (Missouri) will start its meeting with Hindu prayer on January 19, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture.  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Clinton City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English The post In a historic first, Clinton City Council in Missouri opening with Hindu mantras appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu prayers from Sanskrit scriptures opening California’s Newport Beach City Council
    by Rahul C. Sharma on January 11, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    Newport Beach City Council (California) will start its meeting with Hindu prayers on January 26, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Newport Beach City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is The post Hindu prayers from Sanskrit scriptures opening California’s Newport Beach City Council appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu Temple Destroyed by Mob in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
    by WHN on January 6, 2021 at 3:35 pm

    KARAK, PAKISTAN, December 30, 2020 : A mob of over a hundred people led by local Muslim clerics destroyed and set on fire a Hindu temple in Karak district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. A video clip (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pERGSc3iR5o) is going viral on social media, in which a violent mob is seen destroying the walls and roof The post Hindu Temple Destroyed by Mob in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Series of Attacks on Temples in Andhra Triggers Outrage
    by WHN on January 6, 2021 at 1:17 pm

    ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA, January 2, 2021 : A series of incidents of vandalism of Hindu temples in Andhra Pradesh has triggered public outrage and demands from the opposition parties for stringent action even as Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy promised that the desecrations will not be tolerated. In the latest incidents Lord Subrahmanya’s The post Series of Attacks on Temples in Andhra Triggers Outrage appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Both Clark County & Washougal City councils to start day with Hindu mantras
    by WHN on January 6, 2021 at 10:19 am

    Hindu prayer will open meetings of both Washougal City Council and Clark County Council in Washington on January 11 and 19 respectively, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before both Clark County Council and Washougal City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, The post Both Clark County & Washougal City councils to start day with Hindu mantras appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bhai Dooj 2020 Date and Time: Check day, date, time, shubh muhurat, history and significance of ‘Bhai Tika’ here
    by WHN on November 15, 2020 at 6:35 pm

    New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Bhai Dooj, which is also known as ‘Bhaubeej’, ‘Bhai Tika’ and ‘Bhai Phonta’, is a special festival that is observed in India to celebrate the bond between a brother and a sister. Celebrated on the second lunar day of Shukla Paksha in the Hindu month of Kartik, Bhai Dooj is The post Bhai Dooj 2020 Date and Time: Check day, date, time, shubh muhurat, history and significance of ‘Bhai Tika’ here appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus upset with rapper Cardi B mimicking goddess Durga to sell shoes
    by WHN on November 15, 2020 at 6:13 pm

    Hindus are upset with rapper Cardi B (Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar) for emulating Hindu goddess Durga with a sneaker in her hand to launch “new Reebok x Cardi B collection” releasing November 13. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that goddess Durga was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant The post Hindus upset with rapper Cardi B mimicking goddess Durga to sell shoes appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Watch: First images of final design, hand-carved stone pillars of Abu Dhabi Hindu temple released
    by WHN on November 15, 2020 at 10:05 am

    Scenes from Ramayana, Mahabharata, Indian Puranas and Gulf motifs to adorn stone façade Stone pillars for the Abu Dhabi Hindu temple being inspected by temple priests at artisans’ worksite in India. The intricate carvings of the mandir range from figurines only a few inches tall to statues of many meters.Image Credit: Abu Dhabi: Scenes from The post Watch: First images of final design, hand-carved stone pillars of Abu Dhabi Hindu temple released appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Rajan Zed urges Hindus worldwide take vow of “selfless service” on Diwali
    by WHN on November 15, 2020 at 9:56 am

    Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending Diwali greetings to 1.2 billion Hindus of the world, has urged them each to take a vow of “selfless service” on this sacred occasion. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a release in Nevada (USA) today, wished “joy and light in every heart” to all The post Rajan Zed urges Hindus worldwide take vow of “selfless service” on Diwali appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus seek public holiday on Diwali in Australian Capital Territory
    by WHN on November 15, 2020 at 9:47 am

    Hindus are seeking public holiday in Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was not fair with ACT Hindu community as they had to be at work/school on their most popular festival while The post Hindus seek public holiday on Diwali in Australian Capital Territory appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • On its 50 th. Anniversary, World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) has inaugurated it’s very first dedicated Hindu Center in the US
    by WHN on November 11, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    October 31, 2020   On October 24, 2020, the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center in  the city of Sugar Grove, IL. The occasion was graced by Consul General of Chicago Hon. Amit Kumar and  the Mayor of Sugar Grove Hon. Sean Michels who were joined by an intimate group of The post On its 50 th. Anniversary, World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) has inaugurated it’s very first dedicated Hindu Center in the US appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Etsy removes Sexy Ganesh Panties within few hours of Hindu protest
    by WHN on November 11, 2020 at 7:45 pm

    Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. removed Sexy Ganesh Thong Panties carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh within few hours of Hindu protest, who called it “highly inappropriate”. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, in a statement in Nevada today, thanked Etsy for understanding the concerns of Hindu community, which The post Etsy removes Sexy Ganesh Panties within few hours of Hindu protest appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Clergy should read the opening prayer in New Zealand Parliament
    by WHN on November 11, 2020 at 7:35 pm

    Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has suggested that diverse religious leaders should read the opening prayer in New Zealand House of Representatives on a rotation basis. Currently, per Standing Order 62, “at the commencement of each sitting, the Speaker reads a prayer to the House”. Sometimes, the Speaker delegates another House Member to say it. The post Clergy should read the opening prayer in New Zealand Parliament appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Editor –in-Chief of World Hindu News condemns the unethical & unconstitutional arrest of Republic TV Editor –in-Chief Arnab Goswami, upon MH-CM Sh. Uddhav Thackeray to ensure that Mr. Goswami is treated fairly
    by WHN on November 7, 2020 at 10:11 am

    Houston, TX Editor –in-Chief of World Hindu News – a leading digital news media portal strongly condemns the arrest of Republic TV Editor –in-Chief Arnab Goswami. The arrest is unethical as media is the fourth pillar of democracy and arresting, assaulting Journalist and media persons without proper legal procedures showcases the immoral games designed and The post Editor –in-Chief of World Hindu News condemns the unethical & unconstitutional arrest of Republic TV Editor –in-Chief Arnab Goswami, upon MH-CM Sh. Uddhav Thackeray to ensure that Mr. Goswami is treated fairly appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • #IndiaWithArnab – Sign The Petition
    by WHN on November 4, 2020 at 10:11 pm

    The post #IndiaWithArnab – Sign The Petition appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center in the city of Sugar Grove, IL
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:28 pm

    On October 24, 2020, the World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center in the city of Sugar Grove, IL. The occasion was graced by Consul General of Chicago Hon. Amit Kumar and the Mayor of Sugar Grove Hon. Sean Michels who were joined by an intimate group of the organization’s leaders The post World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) inaugurated its first Hindu Center in the city of Sugar Grove, IL appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Dr Abhaya Asthana
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:14 pm

    President, World Hindu Council of AmericaDr Abhaya Asthana is a Fellow at Nokia Bell Labs – CTO directing researchin cognitive, self-reliable networks of the future – networks that continuously learn and heal on their own. His passion is to learn about Hindu Dharma and history, practice it and pass it on to the children. His The post Bio-Profile of Dr Abhaya Asthana appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Sanjay Kaul
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:12 pm

    Vice President, World Hindu Council of America Mr. Kaul is a social and cultural activist based in Boston. He is passionate about preserving and promoting Indian culture and heritage among those with their roots in Indian subcontinent.Mr. Kaul has arranged presentations, seminars and symposiums on Kashmir and made presentations to Government of India (GOI) representatives, The post Bio-Profile of Sanjay Kaul appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Vallabha Tantry
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:11 pm

    Coordinator, Hindu Mandir Executives Conference Vallabha Tantry hails from a family of Priests & Astrologers and was raised in Mumbai. She is a resident of Minnesota, USA for the past 17 years. She is a coordinator for Hindu Mandir Executives Conference, a project of VHPA. Additionally, she is involved with the Hindu Society of Minnesota’s The post Bio-Profile of Vallabha Tantry appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Dr. Shakun Malik
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:10 pm

    President, Kashmiri Overseas Association USA Dr. Malik is an Oncologist by profession based in North Bethesda, MD. Currently, she heads the Thoracic Cancer Therapeutics, Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, Division of Cancer Treatment & Diagnosis at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Malik is a life member of Kashmiri Overseas Association and is serving as its The post Bio-Profile of Dr. Shakun Malik appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Ravinder Pandita
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    Founder & Chairman, Save Sharda Committee, KashmirMr. Pandita is a Socio-Religious Activist. Originally from Kashmir is now based in New Delhi. He is founder & chairman of Save Sharda Committee, Kashmir, a pressure group for the reopening of Sharda pilgrimage in POK. Additionally, he heads, “All Party Migrant Coordination Committee” involved in setting up of The post Bio-Profile of Ravinder Pandita appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Maharaj Krishan Pandita
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:07 pm

    Mr. Pandita is a Socio-Religious Activist based in Kashmir Valley. Started renovation work of Ancient shrines in Kashmir Valley from 2010 Under the Banner of Samajik Vikas Sanasthan J&k (Rgd) and Jaya & Maharaj Krishan Razdan Foundation J&K{Rgd). The post Bio-Profile of Maharaj Krishan Pandita appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bio-Profile of Shushil Pandit
    by WHN on November 3, 2020 at 9:05 pm

    Mr. Pandit is a communication strategist by profession. In September 1999, Mr.Pandit founded Hive Communication India Pvt Ltd, Delhi and took responsibility aschief executive officer. In addition, Mr. Pandit is a well-known Kashmir activist anda scholar of the Kashmir conflict in India. He is also one of the most sought-afterpolitical program panelists of Indian media The post Bio-Profile of Shushil Pandit appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • This Year’s Stunning Durga Puja Pandals in Kolkata Amid Pandemic
    by WHN on October 31, 2020 at 6:20 pm

    Despite the Covid-19 pandemic acting as a dampener for Durga Puja festivities, idol makers and Puja organisers across Bengal have kept up with the tradition of bringing unique variants of idols for celebrations this year. In Pic: A Goddess Durga idol at the city’s Ahiritola Jubak Brinda pandal. After the Calcutta High Court order banned The post This Year’s Stunning Durga Puja Pandals in Kolkata Amid Pandemic appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Exploring Isipingo’s Mariamman Temple, One of South Africa’s First Temples
    by WHN on October 31, 2020 at 5:34 pm

    SOUTH AFRICA, October 26, 2020 : The Isipingo Marieamman Temple was established in 1870 by Narainsamy Moodley, an Indian indentured laborer who carried a Marieamman Murthi with him in his journey from India to South Africa. When the sugar barons noticed the large numbers of devotees that would gather on the banks of the river, The post Exploring Isipingo’s Mariamman Temple, One of South Africa’s First Temples appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • If you wish to serve as a Hindu speaker, join Hindu Speakers Bureau
    by WHN on October 31, 2020 at 5:25 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, October 28, 2020 (Hindu Speakers Bureau press release): In the West, often, the material prepared to teach Hinduism has not been created by practitioners of the religion and thus lacks the understanding that only comes from actually living the tradition. Your students and community deserve to hear directly from one of our The post If you wish to serve as a Hindu speaker, join Hindu Speakers Bureau appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus ask for public holiday on Diwali in Réunion
    by WHN on October 31, 2020 at 5:21 pm

    Hindus are seeking public holiday in Réunion island (French overseas territory in Indian Ocean in Africa) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was not fair with Réunion Hindu community as they had to be at work/school The post Hindus ask for public holiday on Diwali in Réunion appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • University of Sydney to “seriously” look into article in its paper ridiculing Hinduism
    by WHN on October 31, 2020 at 4:53 pm

    The University of Sydney (USYD) has assured to “seriously” look into an article in its student newspaper “Honi Soit” after Hindus protested calling it “unnecessarily disparaging and trivializing Hinduism”. Dr. Michael Spence, Vice-Chancellor & Principal of USYD, in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote:…I appreciate that this article The post University of Sydney to “seriously” look into article in its paper ridiculing Hinduism appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus urge Malta Government to subsidize cremation abroad till crematorium is ready
    by WHN on October 31, 2020 at 4:49 pm

    Hindus are urging Malta Government to subsidize cremations abroad till proper crematorium was built and available for usage in Malta. Although a new law allowing cremation was passed in Malta Parliament in May 2019, but a functioning crematorium is nowhere in sight. According to some estimates; going through blueprints, approvals, construction, licensing, etc.; it might The post Hindus urge Malta Government to subsidize cremation abroad till crematorium is ready appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Senator Harris, Insulting Goddess Durga for Votes is NOT Acceptable: American Hindus Against Defamation
    by WHN on October 25, 2020 at 5:26 pm

    Hindu Policy Research and   Advocacy Collective  Ajay Shah  Convener, AHAD,   American Hindus Against  Defamation (AHAD) &  HinduPACT  HinduPACT  Utsav Chakrabarti Director, Public  Relations  Senator Harris, Insulting Goddess Durga for Votes is NOT  Acceptable  October 18, 2020  The following statements were issued by American Hindus Against Defamation (AHAD) and HinduPACT  (initiatives of World Hindu The post Senator Harris, Insulting Goddess Durga for Votes is NOT Acceptable: American Hindus Against Defamation appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • “The India Unity Day – Rastriya Ekta Diwas” , Virtual celebration on Oct. 31, 2020 Saturday
    by WHN on October 25, 2020 at 4:59 pm

    “The India Unity Day – Rastriya Ekta Diwas” , Virtual celebration on Oct. 31, 2020 Saturday Please find herewith the flyer & program of Global Virtual celebration of the Birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as “The India Unity Day – Rastriya Ekta Diwas”. We are happy to inform you that Community Leaders and Associations Worldwide The post “The India Unity Day – Rastriya Ekta Diwas” , Virtual celebration on Oct. 31, 2020 Saturday appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus seek apology for University of Sydney paper ridiculing Hinduism
    by WHN on October 25, 2020 at 4:28 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging for apology from The University of Sydney (USYD) for its student newspaper unnecessarily disparaging and trivializing Hinduism. It was highly inappropriate and insensitive for the newspaper of a public research university to blatantly belittle Hinduism, world’s oldest and third largest religion with about 1.2 billion adherents and a rich philosophical thought; The post Upset Hindus seek apology for University of Sydney paper ridiculing Hinduism appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Grand Hindu Temple Hall Inaugurated in Antananarivo, Madagascar; Hindu Temple to Come Soon
    by WHN on October 24, 2020 at 6:36 pm

    ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR, October 18, 2020 : On the occasion of Navratri 2020, a grand Hindu temple hall was inaugurated in Antananarivo, capital of Madagascar, a very large island located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa with a population of over 26 million. There are over 20,000 people of Indian origin, mostly from The post Grand Hindu Temple Hall Inaugurated in Antananarivo, Madagascar; Hindu Temple to Come Soon appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus Establish New Temple In Ireland
    by WHN on October 24, 2020 at 6:29 pm

    IRELAND, October 18, 2020 : Ireland does not look like the country that one would spontaneously associate with Hinduism. But the number of Hindus had grown to more than 14,000 by the time of the 2016 census, and representatives of the Hindu community estimate that the number is now somewhere between 20,000 and 25,000 due The post Hindus Establish New Temple In Ireland appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Trinidad Hindus observe Nau Raatri With Reverence
    by WHN on October 24, 2020 at 6:25 pm

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, October 20, 2020 (HPI by Paras Ramoutar): Amid the dreaded Covid-19 Pandemic, Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago, as indeed, the world over, are observing the Hindu religious of observance of Navaratri, Saturday Oct 17 to October 24. indoors or in their homes. Navaratri holds deep spiritual and cultural significance to Hindus. Hindus always The post Trinidad Hindus observe Nau Raatri With Reverence appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Kamala Harris as Maa Durga opens up questions about her true identity
    by WHN on October 22, 2020 at 4:47 pm

    On October 17, Meena Harris, the US Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris’s niece posted an offensive tweet and imagery on Twitter. This tweet coincided with an auspicious Hindu festival called Navratri, celebrated all over the world by millions of Hindus. Navratri is the beginning of the festive season that leads up to the most important The post Kamala Harris as Maa Durga opens up questions about her true identity appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus appeal for Diwali holiday in Gibraltar
    by WHN on October 19, 2020 at 6:51 pm

    Hindus are seeking public/bank holiday in Gibraltar on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was not fair with Gibraltar Hindu community as they had to be at work/school on their most popular festival while there were public/bank The post Hindus appeal for Diwali holiday in Gibraltar appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Nepal Temples Not to Open for Devotees
    by WHN on October 19, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    KATHMANDU, NEPAL, October 18, 2020 : Temples and shrines will not be opened for devotees during the Bada Dashain festival in the country. The concerned priests will carry out the necessary nitya pooja and arati but not allow visitors in considering the increasing spread of Corona virus across the country, including in the capital. The The post Nepal Temples Not to Open for Devotees appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Gujarat: Pavagadh Temple to Be Closed for Public for 17 Days During Navratri
    by WHN on October 19, 2020 at 6:38 pm

    GUJARAT, INDIA, October 14, 2020 : In a first, the Kalika Mata hill temple in Pavagadh in Halol of Panchmahals will remain closed to the public for 17 days during the Navratri festival, from October 16 to November 1, in view of the Covid pandemic. [All other temples in the state are to be open, The post Gujarat: Pavagadh Temple to Be Closed for Public for 17 Days During Navratri appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus call Australia’s English test for partner visas an unwarranted invasion into love lives
    by WHN on October 11, 2020 at 4:09 pm

    Hindus are critical of proposed requirement of English proficiency for partners of Australian residents for gaining permanent visa, saying it is heartbreaking and amounts to cruelty. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, asked: When Australian residents fall in love next time, should they ask the partner on the first The post Hindus call Australia’s English test for partner visas an unwarranted invasion into love lives appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Japanese manga comics not to trivialize Lord Shiva
    by WHN on October 11, 2020 at 3:39 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging Tokyo based monthly Comic Zenon of Coamix Inc. not to trivialize Lord Shiva and other highly revered Hindu gods and goddesses in its manga publications, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Hindu deities were meant to be worshipped in The post Upset Hindus urge Japanese manga comics not to trivialize Lord Shiva appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Scrap Places of Worship Act, rebuild temples demolished by Mughals: Wasim Rizvi writes to PM Modi
    by WHN on October 5, 2020 at 5:38 pm

    Rizvi named Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya, Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura, and Kashi Vishvanath temple in Varanasi among others as some ancient temples demolished by the Mughal rulers. KEY HIGHLIGHTS Rizvi urged PM Modi to scrap Places of Worship Act saying it was introduced by Congress to “appease Muslims” He also said that temples demolished by Mughals The post Scrap Places of Worship Act, rebuild temples demolished by Mughals: Wasim Rizvi writes to PM Modi appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Virus Curbs Nepal’s Festivals
    by WHN on October 5, 2020 at 5:25 pm

    KATHMANDU, NEPAL, September 29, 2020 : The old palace courtyard packed with hundreds of thousands of people each year during the Indrajatra festival is deserted, the temples are locked and all public celebrations are banned by the government to curb the coronavirus. Autumn is the festival season in predominantly Hindu Nepal, where religion, celebrations and The post Virus Curbs Nepal’s Festivals appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu Samhati Counter HALAL Meat Business in West Bengal
    by WHN on October 2, 2020 at 12:36 pm

    Hindu Samhati has started a “JHATKA” Meat shop named “Guskara Meat Shop” at Guskara town of Purba Bardhaman District, West Bengal. In West Bengal specially at the town the meat business has been run by local Muslims and they all sell Halal Meat as per the islamic laws. So to counter “HALAL” in presence of The post Hindu Samhati Counter HALAL Meat Business in West Bengal appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus seek retirement of culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère” from world stage
    by WHN on October 2, 2020 at 12:10 pm

    Hindus are pleading for permanent retirement of 1877 ballet “La Bayadère” from the world stage, which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that ballet companies should not be in the business of callously promoting appropriation of traditions, elements and The post Hindus seek retirement of culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère” from world stage appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Furniture giant IKEA apologizes after Hindu protest over campaign video trivializing yoga
    by WHN on October 2, 2020 at 12:04 pm

    Multinational home furnishings retailer IKEA has apologized after Hindus protested over its recently launched Australia campaign video “IKEA product pose Yoga”, deploring that it trivialized yoga. Cecilia Stenberg, a spokeswoman for the Ingka Group Press Office, in emails to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote:…We are truly sorry and apologize if The post Furniture giant IKEA apologizes after Hindu protest over campaign video trivializing yoga appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Dismayed Hindus awaiting over a year to display Gita at Manchester Veterans Hospital
    by WHN on October 1, 2020 at 6:11 pm

    Despite claims of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) of “inclusivity” and “religious liberty”, disheartened Hindus are still awaiting permission to display ancient Hindu scripture Bhagavad-Gita on the entrance lobby table at Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Manchester (New Hampshire), despite making various requests starting September five, 2019. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who The post Dismayed Hindus awaiting over a year to display Gita at Manchester Veterans Hospital appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Orientation to Hindu Studies Webinar – October 3rd at 9 am PST / Noon EST / 9:30 pm IST
    by WHN on October 1, 2020 at 6:06 pm

    What is the difference between going to Mandirs, listening to Gurus and Pravachans and entering a formal Academic Program in Hindu studies?  In this webinar, we will explore this difference, and hear from students who have already taken up courses in Hindu studies at Hindu University of America. You will discover how the academic study of Hindu The post Orientation to Hindu Studies Webinar – October 3rd at 9 am PST / Noon EST / 9:30 pm IST appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus disappointed at Durham University response to unfair treatment
    by WHN on October 1, 2020 at 5:51 pm

    Hindus are disheartened by the response of England’s prestigious Durham University (DU) to their concerns of unfair treatment. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who raised the concerns of unfairness, said in a statement in Nevada (USA) today that if DU continued to brush aside and ignore their unfairness and inequality concerns; they might consider approaching The post Hindus disappointed at Durham University response to unfair treatment appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • “Ekal Foundation” Embarks on a Trailblazing Goal
    by WHN on September 29, 2020 at 7:38 am

    From Friday Sept. 11 to Sun. Sept. 14., “Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation (EVF)” hosted its annual ‘International Conference’ in virtual mode with 600 registrants from USA, Canada, India and Australia. The multiple agenda-packed gathering, not only saw and discussed the presentations on what had been achieved to date, but also, the futuristic goals for the holistic The post “Ekal Foundation” Embarks on a Trailblazing Goal appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge IKEA to apologize & withdraw campaign video trivializing yoga
    by WHN on September 26, 2020 at 2:32 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging multinational home furnishings retailer IKEA to immediately withdraw its recently launched Australia campaign video “IKEA product pose Yoga” and apologize. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that this video unnecessarily and unreasonably trivialized the ancient and serious discipline of yoga, which was highly inappropriate. The post Upset Hindus urge IKEA to apologize & withdraw campaign video trivializing yoga appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Madras High Court Quashes Palani Temple’s Move to Appoint Paid Contractors to Clean the Temple Instead of Volunteer Devotees
    by WHN on September 26, 2020 at 2:23 pm

    CHENNAI, INDIA, September 25, 2020 : The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday delivered a verdict with respect to the holy shrine of Lord Muruga at Palani Hills in Tamil Nadu by cancelling the tender issued by the executive officer to appoint contractors for providing house keeping services in the temple and The post Madras High Court Quashes Palani Temple’s Move to Appoint Paid Contractors to Clean the Temple Instead of Volunteer Devotees appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Neasden Temple Is Built From Over 5,000 Tons of Hand-Carved Stone
    by WHN on September 26, 2020 at 2:13 pm

    UNITED KINGDOM, September 22, 2020 (Dezeen): The next Open House London documentary offers a glimpse of Neasden Temple, a place of worship in northwest London that was built using ancient Hindu texts and 26,000 pieces of stone. Filmed by Jim Stephenson, the documentary is one of nine videos that will feature on Dezeen throughout Open The post Neasden Temple Is Built From Over 5,000 Tons of Hand-Carved Stone appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • How Stolen Hindu Statues Were Discovered in UK
    by WHN on September 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    UNITED KINGDOM, September 19, 2020 : Three bronze sculptures stolen from a southern Indian temple more than 40 years ago were found in the UK and returned to Indian government officials this week. The bronze sculptures represent some of Hinduism’s most revered Deities — Lord Ram, his wife Sita and his brother Lakshman, all part The post How Stolen Hindu Statues Were Discovered in UK appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu temples reopening in Harare with protocols
    by WHN on September 26, 2020 at 1:11 pm

    Two Hindu temples in Harare (Zimbabwe), run by The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH), which have been closed for few months due to COVID-19, are opening again on September 26 with various protocols. Temperature of each person entering the premises of the Hindoo Society will be taken and hands will be sanitized at the entrance. Individuals The post Hindu temples reopening in Harare with protocols appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Reawakening of the Hindu Faith
    by WHN on September 23, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    A very interesting and informative article about the reawakening of the Hindu Faith with the reestablishment of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. INDIA, September 4, 2020 : The spiritual reversal that is evident in the rebuilding of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya perhaps physically signals the redemption of the human evolutionary process that had come The post Reawakening of the Hindu Faith appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Sheridan City Council in Colorado to open with Hindu mantras on September 28
    by WHN on September 23, 2020 at 4:39 pm

    Hindu prayer will open the meeting of Sheridan City Council (Colorado) on September 28, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures via Zoom before Sheridan City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is The post Sheridan City Council in Colorado to open with Hindu mantras on September 28 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu prayer to open Fort Worth City Council in Texas on December 1
    by WHN on September 23, 2020 at 4:33 pm

    Hindu prayer will open the meeting of Fort Worth City Council (Texas) on December one, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely via phone before Fort Worth City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the The post Hindu prayer to open Fort Worth City Council in Texas on December 1 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • German intellectuals praised Indian ancient knowledge
    by WHN on September 20, 2020 at 4:33 pm

    My first encounter with an incredible book on India titled – ‘GREAT MINDS ON INDIA’ by Salil Gewali was about two years ago when I was in a common room of a Yoga center in Cologne, Germany. I immediately picked up the book from the table as I was much attracted by the pictures of The post German intellectuals praised Indian ancient knowledge appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus feel unfairly treated at England’s Durham University
    by WHN on September 20, 2020 at 4:01 pm

    Hindus are concerned at what they view as unfair treatment at England’s prestigious Durham University (DU). Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that there was no Hindu chaplain and no dedicated Hindu prayer room at this “multi-cultural, multi-faith” public research university, which according to its own admittance, “has a The post Hindus feel unfairly treated at England’s Durham University appeared first on 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.

  • Vishwa Hindu Parishad demands OTT platform to remove ‘anti-Hindu’ content; warns of street agitations
    by WHN on July 20, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has issued a stern warning against an OTT platform stating that it should remove content that show the Hindu religion in a bad light. VHP demands OTT platform to remove ‘anti-Hindu’ content  KEY HIGHLIGHTS The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has issued a statement against an OTT platform to stop streaming shows and The post Vishwa Hindu Parishad demands OTT platform to remove ‘anti-Hindu’ content; warns of street agitations appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Opposing temple in Islamabad is self-evident postulation for CAA justification: VHP
    by WHN on July 20, 2020 at 11:56 am

    New Delhi, July 18, 2020 – The Vishva Hindu Parishad today said that the widespread opposition to the construction of Sri Krishna temple in Islamabad, and violent hatred shown towards Hindus, are enough to explain the miserable plight and persecution of Hindus in Pakistan! VHP’s Central Joint General Secretary Dr. Surendra Jain said that when The post Opposing temple in Islamabad is self-evident postulation for CAA justification: VHP appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Schweppes to stop promoting Lord Ganesha Cocktail & apologize
    by WHN on July 20, 2020 at 11:46 am

    Upset Hindus have urged Amsterdam headquartered beverage firm Schweppes International Limited (SIL) to remove the Ganesha Cocktail promoted on its website, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols or icons for commercial or other agenda The post Upset Hindus urge Schweppes to stop promoting Lord Ganesha Cocktail & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Tapan Ghosh Memorial Page Videos, Tributes and Pictures
    by WHN on July 17, 2020 at 6:42 pm

    The post Tapan Ghosh Memorial Page Videos, Tributes and Pictures appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • True Prosperity Consciousness in Hinduism
    by WHN on July 17, 2020 at 4:56 pm

    Being an author of several best-selling books on Stress Management, Storytelling, ZeNLP and Prosperity Consciousness, I am often invited to be the keynote speaker at international schools, corporates, hotels and other organizations all over the world. In 2003, I was contacted by Mr. Prakash Shah and Mr. Hirnank Mazumdar from the HRD department of Torrent The post True Prosperity Consciousness in Hinduism appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Speak, Memory, about Kashmir’s Twin
    by WHN on July 17, 2020 at 4:36 pm

    How do people forget their past? By deliberate suppression going beyond destruction of religious or artistic images; genocide of people and their expulsion, as in the case of the Yazidis in Iraq and Turkey and the Pandits in Kashmir; or it could be people switching to a new language of prestige and then slowly become The post Speak, Memory, about Kashmir’s Twin appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple Verdict Explained
    by WHN on July 17, 2020 at 4:29 pm

    The post Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple Verdict Explained appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Diverse religious leaders find it “morally wrong” to continue with “Squaw Valley Ski Resort” name
    by WHN on July 17, 2020 at 4:27 pm

    Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Baha’i-Native American-Pagan religious leaders have stated that continuing with popular “Squaw Valley Ski Resort” (SVSR) name would be “morally wrong”, as many considered it as a hurtful reminder of the historical maltreatment of Native Americans. Welcoming the reports of Resort management considering the removal of word “Squaw” from its name; these religious leaders from nearby The post Diverse religious leaders find it “morally wrong” to continue with “Squaw Valley Ski Resort” name appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Ayodhya is one & well known to the world: Alok kumar, VHP
    by WHN on July 17, 2020 at 4:25 pm

    New Delhi, July 14, 2020 – The working president of Vishva Hindu Parishad advocate shri Alok kumar today said that Bhagawan shri Ram & bhagawan Pashupati Nath ji are the bounding force of Indo-Nepal religious, cultural & spiritual relations. VHP working president said that Hindu scriptures, janshruti, customs, traditions and history has no different view about shri The post Ayodhya is one & well known to the world: Alok kumar, VHP appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • “I will come back to the lap of my Bharat Mata again and again. Bharat Mata ki jay” Tapan Ghosh’s last words
    by WHN on July 17, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    English: “The Doctors and Nurses of Media tried their best. But, the plan of Almighty and Goddess Kali is different. Now, I wish to leave this world after taking blessings of Vivekananda, Guruji, KN Govindacharya and my parents. I have no fear of death. I will come back to the lap of my Bharat Mata The post “I will come back to the lap of my Bharat Mata again and again. Bharat Mata ki jay” Tapan Ghosh’s last words appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Mass Prayer in Bali as Island Prepares to Reopen to Tourists
    by WHN on July 17, 2020 at 10:34 am

    BALI, INDONESIA, July 6, 2020 : Bali has held mass prayers as the Indonesian resort island prepares to reopen to tourists who have been shut out due to the coronavirus pandemic. More than a thousand people attended a prayer at Besakih Hindu temple in the town of Karangasem, expressing gratitude for the handling of Covid-19 The post Mass Prayer in Bali as Island Prepares to Reopen to Tourists appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Little Impact on Other Religion Cases: Experts After Kerala Temple Verdict
    by WHN on July 17, 2020 at 10:19 am

    INDIA, July 14, 2020 (Hindustan Times): The impact of the Supreme Court judgment in the Padmanabhaswamy temple case on other cases relating to Shebait [temple manager] or religious rights may be limited because the ruling is based on the existence of a 1950 law enacted by the state of Travancore-Cochin, which was the precursor to The post Little Impact on Other Religion Cases: Experts After Kerala Temple Verdict appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • It was “morally right” thing to do—Hindu & Jew leaders welcome retiring of ‘Redskins’ name
    by WHN on July 15, 2020 at 5:52 pm

    Jewish and Hindu religious leaders have welcomed dropping of the ‘Redskins’ name from the Washington DC National Football League franchise, saying it was long overdue. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed and well-known Jewish Rabbi ElizaBeth Webb Beyer, in a statement in Nevada today, said that many regarded the term ‘redskin’ as linked to the historical The post It was “morally right” thing to do—Hindu & Jew leaders welcome retiring of ‘Redskins’ name appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • The lost temples of Karachi
    by WHN on July 15, 2020 at 5:40 pm

    Mandirs have been encroached, razed and replaced by residential, commercial buildings KARACHI: “You are free to go to your temples… in this State of Pakistan,” said Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah on the eve of Independence. In hindsight, prudent minds may regret that nobody asked him this: what if there are no temples left? Over the The post The lost temples of Karachi appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Karnataka plans blanket ban on cow slaughter, to bring in more stringent version of 2010 bill
    by WHN on July 15, 2020 at 5:32 pm

    Under the 2010 bill, slaughter of cows, calf of a cow and bull, bullock, buffalo male or female and calf of a she-buffalo is prohibited. Bengaluru: The B.S. Yediyurappa government will bring in a stringent version of a contentious anti-cow slaughter law that it had moved in 2010 but couldn’t get passed, Karnataka Animal Husbandry Minister The post Karnataka plans blanket ban on cow slaughter, to bring in more stringent version of 2010 bill appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Ten 21st Century Challenges for Hindus
    by WHN on July 13, 2020 at 3:32 pm

    INDIA, April 30, 2016 : Every 6th person on this planet is a Hindu and Hindus still constitute the overwhelming majority in India – nearly 80% of the population. Humanity needs thus to re-discover the wonder that is Hinduism, the oldest spirituality still in practice in the world. It is also true that Hindus must The post Ten 21st Century Challenges for Hindus appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Covid-19 Safety Protocols in Place, Amarnath Yatra Begins With Special Prayers
    by WHN on July 13, 2020 at 3:25 pm

    INDIA, July 6, 2020 : Special prayers were held Sunday at Pahalgam on the occasion of Ashad-Purnima, marking the traditional commencement of the annual Amarnath yatra in South Kashmir. Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam on Saturday said keeping in view the prevailing circumstances, the pilgrimage this year would have to be undertaken in a restricted manner. The post Covid-19 Safety Protocols in Place, Amarnath Yatra Begins With Special Prayers appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge Orlando firm to withdraw “Blood of Kali” tea & apologize
    by WHN on July 13, 2020 at 3:11 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging Coffee Shop of Horrors located in Greater Orlando (Florida) to withdraw its “Blood of Kali” Chai Black Tea; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that goddess Kali was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples or The post Upset Hindus urge Orlando firm to withdraw “Blood of Kali” tea & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu Samhati President , former RSS Pracharak Tapan Ghosh Passes Away Due to Covid 19
    by WHN on July 12, 2020 at 8:32 pm

    Kolkata, West Bengal Hindu Samhati President , former RSS Pracharak Tapan Ghosh Passes Away Due to Covid 19 in Kolkata. As per the information from Devtanu Bhattacharya , close aid of Tapan Ghosh, Tapan Ghosh contacted Corona Virus a two weeks back and was diagnosed Covid-19 positive, later was shifted to hospital on 28th June. The post Hindu Samhati President , former RSS Pracharak Tapan Ghosh Passes Away Due to Covid 19 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Humari Sanskriti Invitation -Join Bhajan Sandhya by Sharma Bandhu Sun 12 July 8am IST (Sat 11 July 7.30pm PST)
    by WHN on July 11, 2020 at 3:44 pm

    Humari Sanskriti www.humarisanskriti.ca invites to join Bhajan Sandhya by eminent singers doyens of Ram darbar style of singing Sharma Bandhu on satureday 11th July at 7.30 PM Vancouver time (Pacific time) and India time on Sunday on 12th morning at 8.00 AM. Please share with your friends to become part of celestial evening in the The post Humari Sanskriti Invitation -Join Bhajan Sandhya by Sharma Bandhu Sun 12 July 8am IST (Sat 11 July 7.30pm PST) appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Maha-Tamas, Not Mahatma: Do Hindu Lives Matter?
    by WHN on July 10, 2020 at 4:25 pm

    The Sanskrit word ‘tamas’ means ‘darkness’, and ‘tamoguna’ is ‘the quality of darkness or ignorance’.  The Bhagavad Gita in Chapter 14 expands on this, and gives us the characteristics of a person who is tamasic. These include ‘ignorant’ and ‘delusory’. At least as far back as 2004, and again in 2017 and 2018, the late Navaratna The post Maha-Tamas, Not Mahatma: Do Hindu Lives Matter? appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Meet Prerna Thiruvaipati, firebrand speaker, debater and VP of Hyderabad based Hindu Jana Shakti
    by WHN on July 10, 2020 at 3:41 pm

    Prerna Thiruvaipati is a firebrand speaker and a debater. She can speak in both Telugu, English and Hindi. With a politically advantageous social background, currently, she is serving as Vice-President of Hyderabad based Hindu Jana Shakti . Hindu Janashakti FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/hindujanashakti/about/ Website: http://www.hindujanashakti.com You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMbuyY7BAARffZKdI1nk59w One of her TV appearances: https://youtu.be/w_PcKcgqNAw Prerna Thiruvaipati The post Meet Prerna Thiruvaipati, firebrand speaker, debater and VP of Hyderabad based Hindu Jana Shakti appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Inner life can change outward events: Murli Menon
    by WHN on July 8, 2020 at 12:06 pm

    Inner life can change outward events: Murli Menon It all started one lazy Sunday afternoon in a small village named Karripode, near Pallakad in Kerala. Two school-going friends had a crazy idea. They rounded up three goats from the neighborhood and painted the number 1, 2 and 4 on their sides. That night they let The post Inner life can change outward events: Murli Menon appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Exposing the China Communist Party leadership
    by WHN on July 8, 2020 at 11:46 am

    BY: ASHOK CHOWGULE JULY 7, 2020 Ever since the recent attempt of the China Communist Party (CCP) leadership to pressure Bharat militarily along the Line of Actual Control in East Ladakh and Bharat responding firmly, confusing explanations are being offered by sundry analysts for CCP’s open belligerence. The Chinese system being opaque and no clues being available The post Exposing the China Communist Party leadership appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Indian Mind Sciences | Harvard’s Herb Benson with Rajiv Malhotra
    by WHN on July 6, 2020 at 5:35 pm

    Indian Mind SciencesRajiv Malhotra and Dr Herbert Benson discuss the future of mind sciences and how it can form a major component of integrated healing in the future. The discussion starts with Dr Benson acknowledging Indian culture as the source of various meditation and yoga techniques. He then talks about the importance of repetition of The post Indian Mind Sciences | Harvard’s Herb Benson with Rajiv Malhotra appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Lord Jagganath – The living God of Hinduism
    by WHN on July 6, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    Lord Jagganath – The living God of HinduismThis is the first time in five thousand years, that the Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri was held without public participation.  I am an ardent devotee of Lord Jagannath and firmly believe that Lord Jagannath is omnipresent, omnipotent and omniscient. Some of the most spiritual experiences of my The post Lord Jagganath – The living God of Hinduism appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Infinity Foundation’s The Ex-Christian Show- Episode 1
    by WHN on July 6, 2020 at 5:19 pm

      THE EX-CHRISTIAN SHOW-EPISODE 1 Dr. Anush Solomon Joy comes from THE MOST prominent Christian missionary family in India. His family is among the first generation of Christian converts in India. Dr. Anush grew up in a conservative Christian environment with access to the finest Christian literature from around the world. He is a former evangelist whose The post Infinity Foundation’s The Ex-Christian Show- Episode 1 appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • These nine incidents since 2017 of rapes, abductions and forced conversions of Hindus characterises Haryana’s Mewat as “Mini-Pakistan”
    by WHN on July 6, 2020 at 5:11 pm

    The former judge while in conversation with OpIndia said that out of the 500 villages in Mewat, only 103 of them continue to be Hindus and there are only 4-5 families of Hindus left in 84 villages. Amidst the coronavirus crisis in the country, Mewat of Haryana has hogged the limelight after an investigation report The post These nine incidents since 2017 of rapes, abductions and forced conversions of Hindus characterises Haryana’s Mewat as “Mini-Pakistan” appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • VHPA Online Bal Vihar
    by WHN on July 6, 2020 at 5:02 pm

    VHPA is organizing an online Hindi language, culture and Dharma camp. See below for details. Camp (online) is starting on July 6th. Registration will remain open till July 10th, if seats are left open.  Source: VHPA The post VHPA Online Bal Vihar appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Indian lives do not matter – violent incitement against Indians By Dr Kumar Mahabir
    by WHN on July 6, 2020 at 4:57 pm

    On her Facebook page, well-known ruling People’s National Movement’s (PNM’s) political activist, Juliet Davy, of Trinidad and Tobago, created and shared a blood-curdling video recently. No one in the mainstream media even made reference to it except for an Afro Opposition United National Congress (UNC) radio talk show host, Barrington “Skippy” Thomas. The video was The post Indian lives do not matter – violent incitement against Indians By Dr Kumar Mahabir appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus plead Anheuser-Busch InBev for name change of its “Brahma” beer
    by WHN on July 5, 2020 at 10:19 am

    Upset Hindus have urged Leuven (Belgium) headquartered Anheuser-Busch InBev, “largest brewer in the world”, to change the name of its popular “Brahma” beer, calling it highly inappropriate. Creator god Lord Brahma was highly revered in Hinduism, and was meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and not to be misused as a “toasting” The post Upset Hindus plead Anheuser-Busch InBev for name change of its “Brahma” beer appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Cairo’s 109-Year-Old Hindu-Style Palace Opens for Visitors
    by WHN on July 4, 2020 at 12:32 pm

    CAIRO, EGYPT, July 1, 2020 : Mysteries and superstitious tales surrounding an Indian-style mansion in an upscale Cairo district have finally been put to bed as the 109-year-old palace opened to visitors for the first time on Tuesday following an $11 million restoration project. Named after the millionaire Belgian industrialist who was its original owner, The post Cairo’s 109-Year-Old Hindu-Style Palace Opens for Visitors appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Diverse religious leaders call it “morally wrong” to continue with “Washington Redskins” name
    by WHN on July 4, 2020 at 12:26 pm

    Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Native American religious leaders are appealing to Washington Redskins football team owner Dan Snyder and National Football League (NFL) to change the team’s name, as many considered it as a hurtful reminder of the historical maltreatment of Native Americans. Lutheran Pastor Chad R. Adamik, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, prominent Buddhist Priest Matthew T. Fisher, well-known The post Diverse religious leaders call it “morally wrong” to continue with “Washington Redskins” name appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Guru Purnima 2020: Date, time and significance of Vyasa Purnima
    by WHN on July 4, 2020 at 11:50 am

    Guru Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day, known as Purnima as per the Hindu calendar of Ashadha month. One pays obeisance to the Guru or teacher on this day, thanking for all the knowledge and life-lessons. New Delhi: The auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima, also known as Vyasa Purnima is on July 5, The post Guru Purnima 2020: Date, time and significance of Vyasa Purnima appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus Welcome ‘Kerala Shivaji’ Pratheesh Viswanathan Website Launch
    by WHN on July 2, 2020 at 9:03 pm

    Houston, US Hindu activists and functionaries across the board have welcomed the launch of http://pratheeshviswanath.in – website of Pratheesh Viswanathan – a renowned socio –political activist from the Indian state of Kerala. It was Pratheesh Viswanathan who coined the word ‘Love Jihad’ and has been proactively fighting Anti India, Anti Hindu communist, Islamist, Ultra Evangelical The post Hindus Welcome ‘Kerala Shivaji’ Pratheesh Viswanathan Website Launch appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Guyana Dharmic Sabha calls on President Granger to respect will of the people: Paras Ramoutar
    by WHN on July 1, 2020 at 4:55 pm

    By PARAS RAMOUTAR Port-of-Spain: The Guyana Dharmic Sabha has added its voice for democracy so that the will of the people as reflected in the March 2 election be respected. In a release, the Sabha the governing council for the Hindu community noted: “We must continue to insist on respect for democracy and accountability from The post Guyana Dharmic Sabha calls on President Granger to respect will of the people: Paras Ramoutar appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu temple that was submerged in a ‘catastrophic’ flood in eastern India rediscovered
    by WHN on July 1, 2020 at 4:45 pm

    Ancient temple was obscured by the Mahanadi river in Odisha, eastern India, following catastrophic floods Its spire surfaced every year to a height of five feet until a barrage was built – raising the water level The 500-year-old Hindu temple’s location was then lost, with repeated searches turning up no results But, thanks to the The post Hindu temple that was submerged in a ‘catastrophic’ flood in eastern India rediscovered appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Reminiscences of an era of darkness: Did the RSS save Indian democracy?
    by WHN on July 1, 2020 at 4:29 pm

    Cover photo: Lokanayak Jaya Prakash Narayan addressing a crowd in Bihar. BY GOKUL KUNNATH* The first 6 months of 1975 were quite turbulent in Indian politics. Every day brought out news, which highlighted the political and economic uncertainties, especially in the northern region. On one end of the spectrum, Indira Gandhi managed to amass extra-judicial The post Reminiscences of an era of darkness: Did the RSS save Indian democracy? appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • 6th International Day of Yoga celebrated in Houston and many US cities
    by WHN on July 1, 2020 at 4:01 pm

    Manu Shah Living rooms turned into yoga studios as family members stretched out their mats to flex and breathe together in keeping with the theme “Yoga at home and Yoga with the family,” during the 6th International Day of Yoga on June 21. Organized by the Indian Consulate in Houston in partnership with community organizations, The post 6th International Day of Yoga celebrated in Houston and many US cities appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • International Yoga Day Live: Yoga Is India’s Great Gift to World, Says PM
    by WHN on July 1, 2020 at 3:34 pm

    INDIA, June 21, 2020 : People across the world celebrated International Yoga Day on June 21 from the confines of their homes as restrictions continue due to the coronavirus outbreak. In India, the celebrations kicked off with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the nation where he emphasized on the importance of yoga in our The post International Yoga Day Live: Yoga Is India’s Great Gift to World, Says PM appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Covid Fears Cancel Chidambaram Festival Cancelled for First Time Ever
    by WHN on July 1, 2020 at 3:31 pm

    INDIA, June 18, 2020 : The annual Ani Thirumanjanam car festival at Sri Sabanayagar temple, popularly known as Sri Natarajar temple, in Chidambaram scheduled on June 27 has been cancelled this year owing to COVID-19 outbreak. Official sources said that a decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the District Collector V. The post Covid Fears Cancel Chidambaram Festival Cancelled for First Time Ever appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • India is the bedrock of Hinduism: Indian high Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago
    by WHN on June 30, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    By PARAS RAMOUTAR  PORT  OF SPAINIndian high Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago, Shri Arun Kumar Sahu said that although India remains the bedrock of Hinduim, some of the world’s oldest churches exist there along with the divine Islamic structures and Buddhist structures. The diplomat was addressing several business organization such as the Arima Business Association, The post India is the bedrock of Hinduism: Indian high Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Diverse religious leaders urge Las Vegas casino to remove statues of Hindu & Jain deities & apologize
    by WHN on June 30, 2020 at 4:19 pm

    In a remarkable interfaith gesture; Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Jain religious leaders have urged the Las Vegas casino Mandalay Bay to remove statues of various Hindu and Jain deities from its Foundation Room night club, calling it highly inappropriate. Nevada’s Greek Orthodox Christian Priest Stephen R. Karcher, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, prominent Buddhist Priest Matthew T. Fisher, well-known Jewish The post Diverse religious leaders urge Las Vegas casino to remove statues of Hindu & Jain deities & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Black Power agenda to remove Columbus statue
    by WHN on June 30, 2020 at 4:14 pm

    Black Power agenda to remove Columbus statue By Dr Kumar Mahabir The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago has been strangely silent on the rowdy and relentless campaign to remove the historical statue of Christopher Columbus in the capital city of Port of Spain. I was the Vice Chairman of the Trust from 2013 to The post Black Power agenda to remove Columbus statue appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • It is essential to facilitate the process of entry of victimised Hindus from Pakistan and Bangladesh to India
    by WHN on June 30, 2020 at 3:58 pm

    The Central Government has given a big relief to the victimised minority Hindus of Islamic countries such as Pakistan and Bangladesh by legislating the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). However, the process of entry into India is still old and defective. It needs to be improved. The Prime Minister of Pakistan declares Pakistan as ‘Riyasat-e-Medina’, meaning, The post It is essential to facilitate the process of entry of victimised Hindus from Pakistan and Bangladesh to India appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Madhya Pradesh VHP Cow Vigilante Killed, Chilling Murder Caught On Camera
    by WHN on June 30, 2020 at 3:49 pm

    Ravi Vishwakarma, the district in-charge of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad “gau raksha” wing in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad, the police said. Bhopal:  A 35-year-old man linked to a right-wing cow vigilante group was attacked with sharp-edged weapons and then shot dead by a group of men in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad district, the police said on Saturday. The post Madhya Pradesh VHP Cow Vigilante Killed, Chilling Murder Caught On Camera appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • UK Temples Expand Engagement During Lockdown
    by WHN on June 30, 2020 at 3:38 pm

    UNITED KINGDOM, June 27, 2020 : Volunteers at a Hindu temple in Leicester are seeing “more engagement than ever” despite the fact it is still closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir remains closed despite an easing in the lockdown rules which allows places of worship to open for individual prayer. The post UK Temples Expand Engagement During Lockdown appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus welcome proposal of Diwali holiday in Virginia’s Fairfax County Schools
    by WHN on June 28, 2020 at 8:12 am

    Hindus have welcomed inclusion of Diwali holiday (November four, 2021) in the Draft Calendars 2021-2022 of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) in Virginia. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged the Fairfax County School Board to unanimously approve this Diwali holiday, as included in the calendar drafts presented to them, The post Hindus welcome proposal of Diwali holiday in Virginia’s Fairfax County Schools appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Near Boston, Take-Out Restaurant Turned Hindu Temple Serves Holy Offerings To Go
    by WHN on June 27, 2020 at 7:33 pm

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, June 4, 2020 : When Keshav Kishor Sharan’s Hindu community bought a retired Friendly’s restaurant for the community’s new temple, the group renovated the building completely, replacing every fixture and window. Every window, that is, except for the ice cream takeout window. Sharan’s fellow Hindus in Holbrook, Massachusetts, south of Boston, ended up The post Near Boston, Take-Out Restaurant Turned Hindu Temple Serves Holy Offerings To Go appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • With Coffers Empty, Kerala’s Padmanabhaswamy Temple to Seek Help From Royal Family
    by WHN on June 27, 2020 at 7:13 pm

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, INDIA, June 15, 2020 : In the wake of depleting revenue amid lockdown restrictions, the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple — which sits on over US$13 billion wealth — has slipped into a deep financial crisis, prompting the management to take some extraordinary steps. It plans to approach the trust controlled by the Travancore royal family The post With Coffers Empty, Kerala’s Padmanabhaswamy Temple to Seek Help From Royal Family appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Reopening of Malaysian Temples Will Be Gradual
    by WHN on June 27, 2020 at 7:03 pm

    KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, June 16, 2020 (New Strait Times): Religious associations and temple managements say there is no rush in reopening places of worship as they wish to avoid any potential Covid-19 clusters. For Malaysian Hindu Sangam (MHS) president Datuk R.K. Mohan Shan, the demand to reopen was dependent on the devotees who had not The post Reopening of Malaysian Temples Will Be Gradual appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Scaled-Down Jagannath Temple Festival Proceeds
    by WHN on June 27, 2020 at 6:58 pm

    INDIA, June 23, 2020 : The annual seven-day Rath Yatra festival typically sees millions of devotees gathering at the Jagannath temple in Puri, in the eastern state of Odisha, to worship statues representing Lord Jagannath and his family. Traditionally the statues are then transported via hand-drawn chariots to other temples across the state. Last week The post Scaled-Down Jagannath Temple Festival Proceeds appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu Temple Submerged 200 Years Ago Uncovered
    by WHN on June 27, 2020 at 6:11 pm

    INDIA, June 24, 2020 : An ancient Hindu temple that was submerged in a catastrophic flood 200 years ago has re-emerged, as lower water levels reveal its sunken spire for the first time in decades. The 500-year-old monument to an avatar of the God Vishnu once stood proudly on the banks of the Mahanadi river The post Hindu Temple Submerged 200 Years Ago Uncovered appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Religious leaders urge “Live Nation” night-clubs remove Hindu-Buddhist-Jain statues & apologize
    by WHN on June 27, 2020 at 5:12 pm

    Pictures attached: 1.Lord Parshvanatha in Foundation Room Chicago with masquerade ball mask in his lap. 2. Lord Ganesha at Foundation Room Houston with wine-glass in front of him. (both pictures from Foundation Room Facebook pages) In a remarkable interfaith gesture; Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Jain religious leaders have jointly urged Beverly Hills (California) headquartered Live Nation Entertainment to remove sacred Hindu-Buddhist-Jain icons from The post Religious leaders urge “Live Nation” night-clubs remove Hindu-Buddhist-Jain statues & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Bollywood villains also pose a threat to India and its cultural values
    by WHN on June 22, 2020 at 9:08 am

    Many firmly believe that Bollywood is synonymous with sleaze. Here the art and skills of the talent are ruthlessly undermined. The weight of “nepotism” is so heavy, many easily get crushed to pieces. The recent tragic suicide incident of a promising star Sushant Singh Rajput is indicative of all that. His tragic death has sent The post Bollywood villains also pose a threat to India and its cultural values appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Inferiority complex that prevents Indians from glorifying our own tradition
    by WHN on June 22, 2020 at 9:02 am

    We celebrate Western originated festivals and traditions.Mother’s Day is one such celebration. However, we forget that as per our tradition of “Matru Devo Bhav,”Mother is a Goddess. Practically speaking, we have Mother’s Day every day of the year and honor her by bowing down to her and getting her blessings. Since we cherish our mother The post Inferiority complex that prevents Indians from glorifying our own tradition appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Legendary Archaeologist Dr B B Lal Appeals to PM Modi: Please Save the 5000 Year Old Excavated Site At Kalibangan
    by WHN on June 18, 2020 at 4:32 pm

    Dr. Lal had written a personal letter to Prime Minister Modi in September 2019 regarding the need to rescue the most ancient 5000 year old site excavated by ASI team several decades ago in Rajasthan . Sadly, the site has been ravaged through brutal neglect and buried under a huge mound of earth. This site The post Legendary Archaeologist Dr B B Lal Appeals to PM Modi: Please Save the 5000 Year Old Excavated Site At Kalibangan appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • England brewery apologizes over Lord Hanuman beer after Hindu protest
    by WHN on June 18, 2020 at 4:27 pm

    Sheffield (England) based Neepsend Brew Co. has apologized after Hindus protested over its “Hanuman” Beer; calling it “highly inappropriate”. Gavin Martin, Director/Head Brewer of Neepsend Brew Co., in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: “Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we of course apologise for any The post England brewery apologizes over Lord Hanuman beer after Hindu protest appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • “Salman Khan & Family Use Their Ill-gotten Money, Political Clout And Underworld To Intimidate Anyone And Everyone” ‘Dabangg’ Director Abhinav Kashyap
    by WHN on June 18, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    Abhinav Singh Kashyap who directed Salman Khan’s 2010 superhit film Dabangg, took to his Facebook account after Sushant Singh Rajput’s death to narrate his own bullying experience in the film industry and asked the authorities to probe further in Sushant’s cause of death.  In his scathing post on Facebook, Abhinav said that YRF talent management The post “Salman Khan & Family Use Their Ill-gotten Money, Political Clout And Underworld To Intimidate Anyone And Everyone” ‘Dabangg’ Director Abhinav Kashyap appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • India issues demarche to High Commission of Pakistan over demolition of houses of Hindus in Punjab province
    by WHN on June 18, 2020 at 3:59 pm

    India issued a “strong” demarche to the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi over the “systematic and targeted” demolition of houses belonging to the minority Hindu community in Pakistan’s Punjab province. New Delhi: Religious persecution of minorities continues to be rampant in Pakistan and even after multiple appeals by the Indian government to the Islamic nation The post India issues demarche to High Commission of Pakistan over demolition of houses of Hindus in Punjab province appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Implementation of CM’s announcements will liberate Mewati Hindus: VHP
    by WHN on June 18, 2020 at 3:54 pm

    Implementation of CM’s announcements will liberate Mewati Hindus: VHP             New Delhi, June 17, 2020 – The Vishva Hindu Parishad welcomes the announcements made by the Chief Minister of Haryana Sri Manohar Lal Khattar to stop the decades-long atrocities and terror of Islamic Jihadists on Hindus in Mewat (Haryana) by saying it is an important step in The post Implementation of CM’s announcements will liberate Mewati Hindus: VHP appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • India’s Rama takes on China’s dragon: Taiwan News
    by WHN on June 18, 2020 at 3:46 pm

    India’s Rama poised to slay China’s dragon over Ladakh border dispute TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As news broke that a vicious melee had broken out between Indian and Chinese troops along the Sino-Indian border in the Ladakh area on Tuesday (June 16), an illustration showing a Hindu god battling a Chinese dragon surfaced on social The post India’s Rama takes on China’s dragon: Taiwan News appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindus seek apology from Australia over mistreatment of “coolies” in 1800s
    by WHN on June 15, 2020 at 5:01 pm

    Hindus are urging formal apology from Australia for reportedly severe maltreatment of Indian and Chinese “coolies” during their indentured servitude in 1800s, many of whom were Hindus. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that a multi-cultural society like Australia should have apologized much earlier on this odious issue The post Hindus seek apology from Australia over mistreatment of “coolies” in 1800s appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Yoga No Good For Cooped-up Greeks, Says Church
    by WHN on June 15, 2020 at 4:43 pm

    ATHENS, GREECE, June 3, 2020 (Urdu Point): Greece’s influential church on Wednesday said it strongly frowned upon the use of yoga to combat quarantine stress, calling it “absolutely incompatible” with Christian faith. The Orthodox Church is one of the most powerful institutions in Greece, with influence in politics and justice, and actively tries to avert The post Yoga No Good For Cooped-up Greeks, Says Church appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • COVID-19: Temple Installs Remote Sensor Bell to Avoid Touch
    by WHN on June 15, 2020 at 3:33 pm

    MANDSAUR, INDIA, June 14, 2020: As religious places are being reopened for devotees after easing of restrictions, a famous Shiva temple in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur has installed a bell with a sensor, which can ring without the need for physically touching it. This contactless bell, developed by an elderly Muslim man, has been fitted at The post COVID-19: Temple Installs Remote Sensor Bell to Avoid Touch appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Penang Hindu Association Provides Support & Supplies To Needy
    by WHN on June 11, 2020 at 9:23 pm

    PHA distribution of groceries , other basic food items such as milkpowder, medicines, medical items and wheelchairs to 100 plus SingleMothers, Needy Families, Senior Citizens Homes, Orphanages, poorpatients in hospital and medical items for the hospital.  On thehumanitarian ground, PHA was also able to extend help to refugees andjobless foreign workers stranded in Penang Island The post COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Penang Hindu Association Provides Support & Supplies To Needy appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • UTT must revisit the Indian presence in Trinidad and Tobago (Indian Heritage Month)
    by WHN on June 11, 2020 at 9:15 pm

    By PARAS RAMOUTAR The observance of the 175th anniversary of the East Indian presence in Trinidad and Tobago must not proceed unnoticed in May 2020. In just 25 years from now, 2045, the Indian diaspora will be celebrating its bi-centennial anniversary, and this dissertation will give not only the Indian community, but the national landscape The post UTT must revisit the Indian presence in Trinidad and Tobago (Indian Heritage Month) appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Trinidad and Tobago Indian High Commission commemorated 175 Indian Arrival Day
    by WHN on June 11, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    By PARAS RAMOUTAR PORT-OF-SPAIN: There were no floats, regalia , religious or cultural progarmmes to mark the 175th Indian Arrival Day, May 30, in Trinidad and Tobago, the first time in decades, all because of the lockdown caused by COVID 19. But the Indian High Commission hosted a series of programmes showcasing different aspects of The post Trinidad and Tobago Indian High Commission commemorated 175 Indian Arrival Day appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Indian diaspora had its genesis in the concept of globalization: Paras Ramoutar
    by WHN on June 11, 2020 at 9:10 pm

    The works of Nobel laureate, V.S. Naipaul were the subject of discussion at the on-line seminar organized by the Indian High Commission to mark the 175th Indian Arrival Day, May 30, 2020. The Indian Diaspora of Trinidad and Tobago was inspired by its own sacrifices , is on the cusp of yet another voyage of The post Indian diaspora had its genesis in the concept of globalization: Paras Ramoutar appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Penang Hindu Association (PHA) Urging Reduction and or Financial Assistance for the Affordability of Funeral Expenses
    by WHN on June 11, 2020 at 9:07 pm

    Certain States like Malacca have reduced funeral expenses includingcrematorium cost, in view of  the hardship faced by citizens, inparticular the B40 group during this current period of MovementControl Order (MCO). We, the Penang Hindu Association (PHA), urge theFederal and State Government to assist in reducing the crematorium andfuneral expenses similar to the state of Malacca, The post Penang Hindu Association (PHA) Urging Reduction and or Financial Assistance for the Affordability of Funeral Expenses appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • World Hindu Council of America Launches Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective USA (HinduPACT USA)
    by WHN on June 11, 2020 at 9:04 pm

    World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), the oldest, and one of the most prominent Hindu organization in America has launched a grassroots initiative- Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective USA (HinduPACT USA). HinduPACT USA aims to bring Hindu ethos and dharmic values of unity in diversity, plurality, compassion and, mutual respect amongst religions to policy The post World Hindu Council of America Launches Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective USA (HinduPACT USA) appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • VHPA condemn the brutal killing of George Floyd,calls for racial justice, equality, and civil rights
    by WHN on June 11, 2020 at 9:01 pm

    Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective USA (HinduPACT USA), an initiative of World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), has issued the following statement on the killing of George Floyd. Commenting on the killing on police killing of George Floyd, Ajay Shah, Convener of HinduPACT USA and Executive Vice President of VHPA said: We condemn the The post VHPA condemn the brutal killing of George Floyd,calls for racial justice, equality, and civil rights appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Assassination of a Kashmiri Pandit Minority Leader by Islamic Terrorists Demands a Stern Action by the J&K Govt.
    by WHN on June 11, 2020 at 8:56 pm

    Indo-American Kashmir Forum (IAKF) strongly condemns the ruthless killing of young Kashmiri Hindu peace advocate, Ajay Pandita (Bharti), by terrorists in Kashmir belonging to the Islamic terrorist group, The Resistance Front (TRF).  IAKF prays for Mr. Pandita’s grieving family, including his parents, wife, and two daughters.  Mr. Pandita was a popular grassroot community organizer, and The post Assassination of a Kashmiri Pandit Minority Leader by Islamic Terrorists Demands a Stern Action by the J&K Govt. appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Mewat of Haryana becoming graveyard of Dalits :Justice Pawan Kumar
    by WHN on June 11, 2020 at 8:44 pm

    Gurugram, June 01, 2020. After investigating the atrocities on Dalits in Mewat ( Haryana ), Sh. Pawan Kumar (Chairman of the Investigation Team) , while addressing the journalists in Gurugram today said that Mewat of Haryana is becoming a graveyard of Dalits.  There is no difference between Pakistan and Mewat.  There are many such reports The post Mewat of Haryana becoming graveyard of Dalits :Justice Pawan Kumar appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Creativity and innovation among Godwad tribals : Murli Menon
    by WHN on June 11, 2020 at 8:37 pm

    Between 2017 and 2020, I travelled through the microinteriors of Rajasthan researching my latest  book ZeNLP- Travel Guide Rajputana. This research trip took me to 200 of Rajasthan’s most beautiful Palace hotels, Forts, Havelis, Garhs and heritage homestays.I also spent considerable time studying the secret life of the Garasiya tribals in Godwad, the Kalbeliya cobra The post Creativity and innovation among Godwad tribals : Murli Menon appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • A perspective of the present racial tensions from an African American Hindu leader
    by WHN on June 11, 2020 at 8:31 pm

     I grew up in the South during the 1950s and 60s. Those were troublesome times for the African American community. We were identified as Negroes and as an ethnic minority, it was very difficult to understand what our place in the world was. Honestly, there was an element of shame associated with being black. During The post A perspective of the present racial tensions from an African American Hindu leader appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Upset Hindus urge London luxury retailer MatchesFashion to withdraw Hindu gods swim-shorts & apologize
    by WHN on June 10, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    Upset Hindus are urging The Shard (London) headquartered “global luxury-shopping destination” MatchesFashion for immediate withdrawal of Jimi Hendrix Swim Shorts carrying images of Hindu deities; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that many Hindu deities displayed on these shorts were highly revered in Hinduism The post Upset Hindus urge London luxury retailer MatchesFashion to withdraw Hindu gods swim-shorts & apologize appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Tirupati Temple Board Resolves Not to Sell Any Properties Including Those Donated by Devotees
    by WHN on June 6, 2020 at 5:34 pm

    TIRUMALA, INDIA, May 28, 2020 : Putting an end to the controversy over the proposed auction of its unviable properties [to alleviate income shortfall during the covid crisis], the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Board of Trustees on Thursday resolved not to sell any properties of the Lord Venkateswara or TTD including those donated by the The post Tirupati Temple Board Resolves Not to Sell Any Properties Including Those Donated by Devotees appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Hindu Endowment Board Against Reopening Temples
    by WHN on June 6, 2020 at 5:18 pm

    GEORGETOWN, MALAYSIA, May 29, 2020: The Penang Hindu Endowment Board (PHEB) will recommend to the state government against the reopening of temples in Penang. PHEB chairman Dr P. Ramasamy said the board would submit the recommendation during the state Covid-19 meeting on June 2. “The conditional movement control order (MCO) is still in force and The post Hindu Endowment Board Against Reopening Temples appeared first on World Hindu News.

  • Revise History Books to include the Pandit Exodus in India
    by WHN on June 6, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    Neethi KAUL started this petition to Government of India India January 1990. The state of Jammu and Kashmir witnessed gruesome happenings, the likes of which had not been seen by the Pandits since the Afghan rule. The Hindus of the Kashmir Valley, were forced to flee their homes as a result of being targeted by JKLF and Islamist insurgents during late 1989 The post Revise History Books to include the Pandit Exodus in India appeared first on World Hindu News.

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