Published On: Sun, Jan 13th, 2019

World Hindu News

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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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 Reporter 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.

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