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NEWS FROM HINDU COUNCIL

Is your temple facing difficulties for getting visa for priests and saints

Hindu Council of Australia has made representations to the Immigration office to make religious visa more in line with our …
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Give me your tired, your poor say Hindus for over 2000 years

By: Surinder Jain. Hindus have been the most tolerant and accepting of people fleeing their homelands ever since people started …
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Meet Dr. Kummanam Rajashekaran

By: Manjunath, HSS. Meet Dr. Kummanam Rajashekaran September 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Details Date: September 20 Time: …
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Religious schools should be required to enrol a mix of religions: Hindu Council

By Judith Ireland September 4, 2019 — 3.52pm Religious schools should be required to admit a certain percentage of teachers …
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Training community leaders by We Are All Sydney praised by Dr Harinath

By: Lynda Ben-Menashe, NSW Jewish Board of Deputies. The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ “We Are All Sydney” Community Leadership …
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Do you have a story to tell the community

By: Gayatri Nair, Hindu Council of Australia. To populate our website and social media pages, I am trying to collect …
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Brand new location for Deepavali by Hindu Council

By: Renu Joshi Wasal, Hindu Council of Australia. 🥁🥁🥁💥✨🔥 #HinduCouncilAustralia serving the community for over 20 years #Introduces a #BrandNew …
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Multifaith Event -18 August – Together in Friendship

By: Kanti Jinna. Annual Multi-faith function organised by the Order of Australia Association held at the Australian Centre for Christianity …
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Bhera Hindus were very learned and rich

By: Wali Imran Khalil. (https://how2havefun.com/) An octogenarian told me that when she would visit the homes of her Hindu friends, …
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Gurupooja Utsav, Sydney Mahanagar HSS

By: Manjunath. Cordial invitation to attend Gurupooja Utsav organized by Sydney Mahanagar, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, Australia. Sunday, 25th August 2019 …
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NEWS FROM AUSTRALIA

First Hindu Deputy Mayor in Hills District NSW

By: Jay Raman, President, Hindu Council NSW Chapter. Hindu Council of Australia congratulates Reena Jethi on becoming Deputy Mayor. Councillor …
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Labor frontbencher says party must engage with religious voters

By: Judith Ireland, Sydney Morning Herald. Labor frontbencher Michelle Rowland concedes her party “didn’t get it right” with religious voters …
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ISKCON Sydney gets $200,000 My Community grant

By: ISKCON Congregational Leadership team and Sydney Temple Council. Hare Krishna Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila …
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The Places of Worship – Protecting Crowded Places Forum

By: NSW Police. The NSW Police Counter Terrorism & Special Tactics Command are hosting ‘The Places of Worship – Protecting …
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ABC TV launches a new series starting with Deepavali theme

By: Anna Benjamin, ABC TV, Australia. The Unlisted Screening daily from 15 September at 5.30pm on ABC Me & ABC …
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FREE Evening of Wisdom, Music, Meditation with Swami Sadyojathah

This one-off evening is an opportunity for you to be in the divine presence of a world renowned yogi. The …
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Only Modi has the ticker to revoke Article 370 and give justice to Kashmiri Hindus

By Vijay Badhwar Only the Modi Government could do this – to revoke Article 370 – a folly that had …
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Spiritual retreat with Pujya Rakesh Bhai

By: Dhaval Gelani. Spiritual retreat in Sydney with Pujya Rakesh Bhai …
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NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Amb Sharif Hindu Temple, Soon Sakesar Valley, Pakistan

By: Wali Imran Khalil. Amb Shahi temple complex and fort of the Hindu Shahi dynasty that ruled over Salt Range …
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Wali Imran Khalil locates yet another Hindu temple in Pakistan

Wali Imran Khalil locates yet another Hindu temple in Pakistan. ‘Nur Singh Pawar’ or ‘Nursing Phuwaar’, as it is called …
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Resettlement of Exiled Hindu Kashmiri Pandit Community

By: Hindu American Foundation. Today the Government of India took a decisive step towards a solution to the decades-old conflict …
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Famous South Indian temples

Famous Temples In South India: 1. Tirupati Tirumala Temple, Lord Vishnu The Tirupati Temple is one of the most important …
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About Us

Hindu Council of Australia is a peak body organisation founded in 1998 with an aim to create a strong and unified Hindu community in Australia. Since HCA was founded, it has been acting as a representative of the Hindu community in Australia in dealing with the federal, state and local governments, apart from reaching out to other Hindu organisations and institutions.

MISSION:

Hindu Council of Australia’s mission is to work for a strong, cohesive and active Hindu community in Australia, aiming to live in harmony with other religious and cultural communities while also devoted to preserving, promoting and sharing Hindu faith, culture and traditions with others in the society.

 

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Our Projects

  1. Celebrate festivals – like Diwali, Holi, Sita Rama Kalyanam and Janamashtami
  2. Hindu Chaplains – in hospitals, Jails and Universities to provide emotional spiritual counseling to University students
  3. Chaplaincy scholarships – Encourage study of Hindu Chaplaincy among Hindus by providing scholarships
  4. Hindu Benevolent Fund – to provide emotional and financial help to those in crisis situations
  5. Karma Kitchen – To feed homeless people
  6. Hindu Women – to support Hindu women in issues being faced by them
  7. Gargi Woman Award – to award Australian women who make exceptional role models for Hindu women in Australia
  8. Hindu Youth – involve Hindu youth in interfaith activities with youth from other religions
  9. Teaching Hinduism in schools – Provide volunteer teachers to teach Hinduism to students in public schools
  10. Hindu Arts – To discover and encourage Hindu artists in Australia and showcase their work
  11. Hindu Ecology – To represent Hindu prospective on Environment and climate change issues and to provide and support solutions like Eat less Meat and Vegetarianism
  12. Vegetarianism – Provide a definition for Hindu Vegetarian Food and to lobby it with government as consumer choice issue
  13. Governmental – To represent Hindu issues at all levels of Government like Religious Freedom for Hindu students studying in other religions schools, Visa difficulties for priests
  14. Interfaith – To meet and exchange views with leaders of other religions and work together with them for a harmonious Australian society
  15. Walk-a-thon – Short and long walks like a pilgrim between temples.
  16. Newsletter – Produce a weekly newsletter with a roundup of news about Hindus living in Australia and their issues
  17. Certificate in Hinduism – A free online education course on Introduction to Hinduism
  18. Articles – Provide a library of articles on Hinduism
  19. Whats On in Australia – Keep a calendar of events and festivals happening on a daily basis under Whats On Today and Tomorrow feature on our web site.
  20. Yoga Day – Celebrate International yoga day with other yoga schools in Australia.
  21. Rural Outreach
  22. Marriage celebrants
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