FROM AUSTRALIA

Australia’s first religious same sex marriage performed in a Synagogue

Australia has recently permitted same sex marriage. While many such marriages have been held in civil ceremonies, most religions have …
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Ray Williams MP wants to stamp out racism in Australia

Some leaders have recently made racist and divisive statements affecting residents of NSW and Australia. Upset by these developments, Hon …
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Spoken Sanskrit Workshop For beginners in Canberra

Organised by Hindu Council of Australia Objective: to give students a taste of Sanskrit as a living language by introducing …
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Tiny Australian towns are inclusive but lack diversity

While large Australian cities have seen a large influx of different ethnic and religious groups, tiny Australian towns although considered …
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Hindu Council supports Girmit day celebrations

Commemoration of Girmit Dewas at Hindu Temple and Cultural Centre of ACT Inc. (HTCC) – Canberra 19 May 2018. Members …
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Hindu Council puts a definition to Pure Vegetarian Food

Given a wide variety of definitions prevalent to what is acceptable and what is not acceptable in a vegetarian diet, …
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Bandeesh music group raises funds for a Hindu charity

A bollywood music charity program was held on 19th May 2018 in Sydney. It was a house full with people …
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SBS TV records growth of Hinduism in Australia

SBS (State Broadcasting Services) is an Australian TV and radio network supported by Australian government and specializes in ethnic community …
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Best wishes on Savitri Puja!

Written by Madya Lila · Best wishes on Savitri Puja! Savitri Puja celebrates Savitri, the courageous woman whose loyalty and …
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HBF donates to Fiji Cyclone Relief

By Jay Raman and Sai Paravastu Hindu Benevolent Fund, a project of Hindu Council of Australia has donated $2,100 for …
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Freedom to teach religion in schools under threat according to Christians in NSW

May 5th, 2018 Rev. Hon. Fred Nile MLC, and Paul Green of Christian Democratic Party, wish to introduce the Anti-Discrimination …
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FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Arrest of ISIS-inspired Texas Teen a Reminder for Temples to Review Security Plans

Washington, DC (May 3, 2018) — Yesterday a Plano, Texas teenager was arrested after he revealed his plot to carry …
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Hindu Temples Of Lal Kurti Bazaar, Rawalpindi Pakistan

The most well preserved of the three Hindu temples in the old Lal-Kurti Bazar is now a private property of …
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Hindus chant to ‘purify’ former Nazi concentration camps

PARIS (RNS) — There are few places on earth more haunted by evil than the memorial sites at former Nazi …
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The History of Hindu India Parts Four and Five Released

KAUAI, HAWAII, May 11, 2018: Hinduism Today is delighted to announce the completion of its five part video documentary series, …
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NetFlix’s controversial portrayal of Rajneesh

NetFlix has made a six part documentary on Osho (Bhagwan Rajneesh) called Wild Wild Country, and is streaming it now …
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The significance of Ganesha

Vedas refer to Ganesha as Gana Natha, the group leader. Vedic civilisation is based on mass cultivation and group living …
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Swami Vivekananda – an intuitive scientist

This is a brief summary of the book written by T.G.K.Murty in 2012 on 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami ji …
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Largest Vishnu statue in the world

Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park in the island of Bali, Indonesia is devoted to the Hindu God Vishnu, and his …
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Hinduism Today Releases Documentary: “The History of Hindu India”

KAUAI, HAWAII: The editorial team of Hinduism Today is pleased to announce the release of its professional documentary film, “The …
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Pakistan seals Hindu deities, may renovate the temple

There are many Hindu temples in Pakistan most of them in disarray, their land under threat of encroachment from selfish …
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At a mere 7 per cent, Bangladesh Hindus under threat, says US rights activist

By Express News Service The minority Hindus in Bangladesh are facing the threat of ethnic cleansing, US rights activist Richard …
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Mauritius: Hotel Tells Employees Not to Wear Tika, Stirs up Protest

One of Mauritius’ finest hotels, the five-star Residence Mauritius, is in a soup for asking an employee to not sport …
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Hindu Council PRESS RELEASES

SBS TV records growth of Hinduism in Australia

SBS (State Broadcasting Services) is an Australian TV and radio network supported by Australian government and specializes in ethnic community …
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Hindu Council of Australia welcomes the Integration multiculturalism model of Australia

Australian government has been agonizing at the growth of terrorism among some of the immigrant communities in Europe and USA …
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Gender Equality Declaration by Hindu Council of Australia

Hindu Council of Australia stands for Gender Equality and Respect for Women By Prakash Mehta, President As a peak Hindu …
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Hindu Council announces Winners of Gargi Woman Award 2018

The winners of Gargi Woman Award were announced today. The winners of 2018 Gargi Woman Award are : 1. Jacinta …
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ARTICLES ON HINDUISM

Hindu Council puts a definition to Pure Vegetarian Food

Given a wide variety of definitions prevalent to what is acceptable and what is not acceptable in a vegetarian diet, …
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The significance of Ganesha

Vedas refer to Ganesha as Gana Natha, the group leader. Vedic civilisation is based on mass cultivation and group living …
Read More

Swami Vivekananda – an intuitive scientist

This is a brief summary of the book written by T.G.K.Murty in 2012 on 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami ji …
Read More

Hinduism Today Releases Documentary: “The History of Hindu India”

KAUAI, HAWAII: The editorial team of Hinduism Today is pleased to announce the release of its professional documentary film, “The …
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Artificial Intelligence should be taught Compassion and non-voilence

In a forum on the theme of Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) : Challanges and opportunities for religious communities, organized by and …
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Hindu Saṁskāras

Hindu Saṁskāras (By: Vijai Singhal) Saṁskāras are sacraments or holy rites of passage that guide us about our responsibilities in …
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