Hindus welcome University of Texas museum offering free yoga classes

Hindus have welcomed Blanton Museum of Art (BMA) of University of Texas at Austin (UTA), public research university and flagship institution of the University of Texas System, for offering free yoga classes; and are urging all Texas university museums to launch yoga...

Hindu statesman Zed offers condolences on Pramukh Swami’s death

Hindus statesman Rajan Zed has offered heartfelt condolences on the death of Hindu spiritual leader His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj on August 13 evening in Gujarat. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said...

Princeton University to exhibit Hindu gods

The Ivy League Princeton University’s Art Museum will showcase paintings of various Hindu deities and legends in an upcoming exhibition “Epic Tales from India” from November 19 through February five next. This “monumental exhibition of narrative art” encompassing 91...

“Hinduism Day” observed in an England secondary school

University Academy Keighley (UAK) in Utley (England) recently held a special day to learn Hinduism, complete with folk dancing. A practicing Hindu dressed in traditional clothing explained about Hinduism and its deities. Students were also involved in dressing up in...

Hindu temple opens in a former Church building in North Carolina

A new Hindu temple, Shree Swaminarayan Hindu Mandir, has reportedly opened after various rituals in a building in Cary (North Carolina, USA), which used to house Hispanic Ministry of a United Methodist Church. Launched by International Swaminarayan Satsang...

Hindu temple in Illinois planned $2.7 million expansion

The Hindu Temple of Greater Springfield (HTGS) in Chatham (Illinois, USA), which is celebrating eighth anniversary this week, has reportedly planned $2.7 million expansion project. This expansion, to be undertaken in phases, will be built northwest of the current...

Hindus commend Tokyo for electing 1st female Governor

Hindus have commended Japan’s capital and largest city Tokyo for electing its first female Governor. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, warmly congratulated Tokyo Governor-elect Yuriko Koike on election victory, thus creating history of...

Hindu chariot procession held in Missouri

Rath Yatra (Festival of Chariots) was reportedly held in St. Louis suburb of Ballwin in Missouri (USA) on July 30. Organized by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON); this Hindu chariot procession marched from Hindu Temple of St. Louis to Queeny...