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NEWS FROM HINDU COUNCIL

Immigration Minister eases pain of Religious Visas

By: Surinder Jain. Hindu Council had approached the immigration minister Mr David Coleman to help solve the problems faced by …
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Leader of opposition thanks Hindu Council

By: Prakash Mehta, National President, Hindu Council of Australia. Hindu Council congratulated the new leader of Opposition, Ms Jodie McKay …
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Eleven new Hindu Spiritual Carers (Chaplains) certified in Victoria

By: Makarand Bhagwat, Victoria Chapter of Hindu Council of Australia. Hindu Council of Australia in Victoria today proudly certified 11 …
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Shree Rama

By: Veera Lavoji. Why Sree Raama Raajya should be our guiding model is because IT Inspires us to attain that …
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INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY 2019 (Perth)

By: Damji Koria, Perth. INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY 2019 (Perth) Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, Perth and Hindu Council of Australia, Perth chapter …
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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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NEWS FROM AUSTRALIA

Anti-Hindu psuedo-Secularism of India

By: Shashi Holla, WA. Hindu phobic Secularism of India – A wonder of Modern World WHAT IS SECULARISM? Secularism is …
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An Evening with Sadhguru in Sydney

Sadhguru is a contemporary mystic whose passion spills into everything that he encounters. He imparts yogic sciences in a format …
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Pan-Australia Happiness Program with Sri Sri

An Exclusive Happiness Program which features a live online session with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of the Art of …
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The most sought after multicultural event is back – Navrang!

Author: Asheish Gupta, Sri Mandir. NAVRANG 7th July 2019, 3 PM to 6 PM The Ponds High School, 180 Riverbank …
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Devi Sheetharam exhibition @ MARS Gallery

By: Lucy Kenyon. Currently MARS Gallery is showing beautiful new works from Indian artist Devi Seetharam as part of the …
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Hindu women saints songs on SBS radio

By: Gayatri Bharat. For the first time, SBS will broadcast a Hindu women saints based Indian classical musical series that …
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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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NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

A Taxation system developed by Chanakya two thousands years ago

By: *Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani* Patron-in-chief, Pakistan Hindu Council Convener, Pakistan India Parliamentary Friendship Group Governments should collect taxes like …
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Ethnic cleansing in Kashmir of Indigenous Hindu Population – Part 2

A documentary by American Hindu Foundation. See part 2 here. Part – 2 : 15,000 civilians killed …
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Ethnic cleansing in Kashmir of Indigenous Hindu Population – Part 1

A documentary by American Hindu Foundation. See parts 1 here. Part – 1 : Invaders from Central Asia …
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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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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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