International Women’s Day 2018

Hindu council of Australia together with Parramasala invites you to celebrate International Woman’s Day at Parramatta, Prince Alfred Square. Sunday, March 11, 2018 | 11am to 2pm

 

Cumberland Festival of Colours Holi Milan Pendle Hill 2018

Come and join the fun
Let’s paint the town Red – Literally …

Hindu Council of Australia brings to you, Holi – The Cumberland
festival of colours, celebrated at Civic Park, Targo Rd, Pendle Hill with
support from the Cumberland council on Saturday 3rd March 2018. We
expect approximately 2000 people to join us for the Holi celebration.

THIS IS A TOTALLY FREE EVENT

You dont have to register for this event. But we welcome if you do want to register for the event and want to get free tickets (this is purely optional, you are welcome to walk in as tickets are totally FREE) Click here (Go to the month of March 2018 and click on Cumberland festival of Colours Holi to get your free tickets.)

THIS IS A TOTALLY FREE EVENT

To promote your business or to book a stall ONLINE Click here

To download Food_Stall_Application, Click Here.

To download Non-Food Stall & Sponsorship Form, Click Here

To download Holi_Sponsorship pack, Click Here

To download Holi_2018_Sponsorship_Agreement, Click Here

Or for other business inquiries contact :

Sanjeev Goyal 0408 625 176
Manishi Dave 0419 573 328
Vikrant Pahuja 0402 676 548
Bimal Joshi 0430 157 679

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Hindu Council Gargi Woman Award

On the International day of women 2018, Hindu Council of Australia has decided to institute an award for outstanding women in Australia who make a good role model for growing up Hindu girls and women. The award will consist of a commendation letter and will be awarded in multiple categories like Sports, Journalism, Performers, Defense, Community Carers, Home Carers, Seniors Carers, Educationist etc.

The award is named after an ancient Indian philosopher considered to be the first woman philosopher Gargi Vachaknavi (c. 7th century BCE). She is honored as a renowned expounder of the eternal knowledge in Vedic Literature.  She participated in a philosophic debate and challenged the established male sage Yajnavalkya, the only lady to do so.  She is also said to have written many hymns in the Rigveda. (Source: Wikipedia)

 

In 2018 the award will be presented by the President of Hindu Council of Australia at International Women Day ceremony on 11th March 2018 in Parramatta Parramasala.

Chaplaincy Information session

An information session for prospective Chaplains was organized by Hindu Council and Global Organization for Divinity (G.O.D) at the later’s temple today. It was attended by about 20 people. A couple of speakers from G.O.D introduced the idea of a Hindu chaplain and explained what a chaplain does and what a Chaplain does not do. Jayanthi Ramanan, Chaplaincy Coordinator of Hindu Council, and a Chaplain herself explained her journey to become a Chaplain and to start a Hindu Chaplaincy movement in Sydney. She explained that Hindu Council is a nominating authority to nominate Hindu Chaplains to Hospitals, Schools etc. To be nominated, the person has to be a practicing Hindu, should have completed an Introductory Course and should be approved by the Hindu Council. She explained a brief outline of the Introductory course. [Read more…]

Bratabandha ceremony by Napalese Hindus 4th March

Nepalese Hindu Society of Australia is organising a mass bratabandha ceremony for the very first time in Sydney on 4th March 2018.  The aim of the ceremony is to perform bratabandha on 51 batuks on a collective manner.

Click here if you would like to register your child

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