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University of Illinois Museum showcases Radha-Krishna


Krannert Art Museum (KAM) of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is displaying paintings of Radha, Krishna, Mahabharata, etc.; in its “From Hand to Hand: Painting and the Animation of History in Northern India” exhibition, which will continue till May 12. This exhibition shows paintings from the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent, created from the late 1500s to the early ... Read More »

Yoga in Smithsonian: Hindus urge all US museums to hold yoga sessions


Hindus have welcomed Smithsonian Institution, “world’s largest museum complex and research organization”, for holding yoga sessions; and are urging all US museums to launch yoga on their premises. This hour-long Vinyasa yoga class is held in the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC and pairs yoga and art appreciation. Next class has been scheduled on April 17. Distinguished Hindu statesman ... Read More »

A former church to become Hindu Temple in Pennsylvania’s Lansdale

Lansdale, PA

Lansdale Borough Council in Pennsylvania has reportedly unanimously approved Hindu Temple named Pennsylvania Hindu Temple (PHT) at a former church location. It plans to hold worship services on Saturdays and Sundays for congregants from Lansdale and Hatfield. PHT is a non-profit organization whose “main goal” is to pray to the god “for the prosperity and peaceful world for everyone”. Pankaj ... Read More »

How Can Charities Help Solve Poverty?

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It can be hard to know which charitable organization fights poverty and which of them you should be donating to. But thankfully, there are credible charity groups out there that are trying their hardest to eradicate extreme poverty just like us at SFAM. It is true when they say that one person can’t change the world on their own. That’s ... Read More »

Hindu Temple opening in Alabama next weekend on a 7-acre plot

A three-day elaborate Grand Opening of a Hindu Temple based on ancient Hindu rituals is scheduled from March 29-31 in West Mobile (Alabama) on a reportedly seven-acre plot of land. Raised by Gulf Coast Hindu Society (GCHS), a religious non-profit organization, this “Gruha Pravesha and Hariahra Parivara Pranaprathista Mahotsavam” (Grand Inauguration of New Temple and Consecration Process) of 5000 square feet ... Read More »

Hindu temple planned in England’s Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes Council, England

A Hindu temple, complete with cultural and community hall, has been reportedly planned in the Tattenhoe ward of Milton Keynes borough in Buckinghamshire county in South East region of England. Land has been secured for this temple complex spread over 894 square meters area in two floors. Planning application has been submitted to Milton Keynes Council on March 12, reports ... Read More »

Upset Hindus urge REI to withdraw Lord Ganesh yoga mat towel & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging “Outdoor & Sporting Goods Company” REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) headquartered near Seattle for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat towel carrying reimagined images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped ... Read More »

Hindus welcome Victorian Parliament finally waking-up to prayers of “other” religions

Parliament of Victoria

Hindus have welcomed Victorian Parliament reportedly reviewing the daily opening prayer procedure, although they feel that it should have been done much earlier. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that in view of the increasing diversity of now multi-cultural Victoria, it would be a step in the positive direction to begin the day in ... Read More »

Lauding San Benito School Dist. for launching yoga, Hindus seek yoga in all California schools

Commending San Benito High School District (SBHSD) in Hollister (California) for offering yoga course starting next Fall, Hindus are urging for launching yoga courses in all the public schools of California. Calling it a step in the positive direction, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, praised SBHSD for coming forward and providing an opportunity to students to ... Read More »

Zimbabwe Hindus launch Idai relief efforts

Zimbabwe Hindus have reportedly launched relief efforts for the victims of cyclone Idai in southeastern Africa. The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH) has reportedly initiated a “Tropical Cyclone Idai Disaster Relief Fund” and purchased blankets and drinking water for the cyclone affected people. HSH is urging the community to donate clothes, diapers, toiletries, blankets, non-perishable food, water to support its relief ... Read More »

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