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NEWS FROM HINDU COUNCIL

Jewish super stars in Bollywood

By: Maria Thomas. Ben-Moshe was shocked to discover that the woman known by her stage name Nadira was born Florence …
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Chaplaincy Partnership with University of Western Sydney

By: Bhupinder Chabara. With immense pleasure I inform that after the long drawn tedious process, The Hindu Council of Australia …
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Yoga Day celebration in Victoria

By: Makrand Bhagwat. Yoga Day celebration in Victoria …
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Hindu Council Joins Hands with Palliative Care Victoria

By: Makarand Bhagwat, Hindu Council Victoria. HCA Vic has joined hands with Palliative Care Victoria and will soon be providing …
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Turmeric Latte (haldi doodh) cures arthritis

By: Madhu Arora. Turmeric has been proclaimed a superfood, a health booster and it is popping up on cafe menus …
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International Yoga Day

By: Sai Pravastu. Hindu Council of Australia, in association with The Consulate General of India Sydney, cordially invite you for …
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Fasting in my religion

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Australia had organized an Interfaith Event “Fasting in My Religion” on 25th May at Merrylands. The …
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The Hidden Face of God

By: Vijai Singhal, Director, Hindu Council of Australia. Millions of households had plunged into darkness after Cyclone Fani, which had …
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Discourse of Dr RVSS Avadhanulu, Canberra Chapter, HCA

Written By: Santosh Gupta. Photos by : Bibhuti Panda. Video by : Mitra Desai. Hindu Council of Australia, Canberra Chapter, …
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NEWS FROM AUSTRALIA

Katha & Kirtan by Brij Balika Shree ji from Barsana, Bharat

Katha & Kirtan by Shree ji from Maan Mandir, Barsana on Saturday 6 July 2019 from 5.00-8.00 PM at HTCC …
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A selection of sayings on Yoga

By: John Parrott, Founder of Relax Like A Boss. 15 favourite yoga sayings …
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Articles by Sri Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari

When we live a soul-cen­tered life we be­come a happy per­son, for to be with the spirit is to be …
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Articles by Sri Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari – Life Is an Opportunity! Don’t Miss It!

Bodhi Shuddhaanandaa (Formerly Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari) It is one thing to be happy when our expectations are fulfilled. But how do …
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Rathayatra – Festival of Chariots

Everyone is Invited to the Rathayatra – Festival of Chariots. Ratha Yatra, is a procession of Lord Krishna in his …
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HSS Sydney Mahanagar Baudhik

Lecture and discussion by Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh …
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Divine Life Society of Australia – Spiritual & Yoga Insights – Canberra

Free Discourses & a unique opportunity to share the Spiritual, Yoga insights” of His Holiness Sri Swami Yogaswarupananda of Divine …
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Divine Life Society of Australia – Spiritual & Yoga Insights – Brisbane

Free Discourses and a unique opportunity to Share the spiritual & Yoga insights” of His Holiness Sri Swami Yogaswarupananda ji, …
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NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

To Use or Not To Use? Guidelines for Commercial Use of Hindu Images

To Use or Not To Use? Guidelines for Commercial Use of Hindu Images …
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Don’t build Hindu temples here in West Java

Plan to construct a Hindu temple in Sukahurip village in Sukatani district, Bekasi regency, West Java, have met resistance with …
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Pakistan Hindu Council reacts on hate speech by Ali Mohammad Khan

KARACHI / Islamabad (May 4, 2019): Pakistan Hindu Council has shown serious concern over the hate speech delivered in the …
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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.

 

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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