Responding to the challenges of displaced people

Approximately 100 people attended the enlightening presentation by Kiran Chukkapalli, the visionary founder of ThinkPeace.In. Kiran’s innovative solutions for transforming conflict into harmony have had a profound impact, providing shelter […]

Train like Himalayan Yogi, Join Kiran Chukkapalli

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Sri Venkata Krishna Vrindavan moving to new premises

    Namaskara, With the blessings of Sri Hari Vayu and H.H Sri Sri Sugunendra Theertha Swamiji, Puthige Matha, we are pleased to announce our move to the new premises […]

Akshaya Triteeya celebrations at Sri Venkata Krishna Vrindavana

AKSHAYA TRITEEYA – 10/05/2024 With the Grace of Shri Hari Vayu Gurugalu and His Holiness Sugunendra Teertha Swamiji’s blessing SVKV will be performing all the Sacred auspicious rituals invoking divine blessings and praying […]

HCA wishes the Hindu Diaspora a Shubh Nav Varsha

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Harmony Day message from HCA

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Paada Yatra 2024

    PAADA YATRA 2024 Event Day: 29th March 2024, 5:30 AM for 6:00 AM Start The event starts at Sri Murugan Temple, Westmead Contact us at or Paada […]

Easy banking at home and overseas with HSBC’s Everyday Global Account

The award-winning Everyday Global Account makes it simple for you to buy, hold and spend in up to 10 currencies from one account. Using a Visa Debit card, you can […]

The new HCA national and state teams

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Dharma Ambassadors Course

Join the community of Dharma Ambassadors! This is a brand new program launched in Australia in collaboration and support of the Hindu American Foundation. As a Dharma Ambassador, you’ll be […]

Dr Andrew Charlton gets a replica of Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Mandir

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2024-Student Registration Form VHP SANSKRIT SCHOOL

Namaskaram All Please find the registration form for 2024, which has to be completed and submitted for every child. ( registration fee $75 per child, $130 for 2 or more […]

DGR opposition letter to Education Minister

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Auspicious “Subrahmanya Shashti” celebrations in Margashirsha Maasa Shuddha Shashti on 18-12-2023

Namaskara With the Grace of Lord Shree Krishna and blessings from H.H Sugunendra Teertha Swamiji, SVKVS will be celebrating the auspicious Subrahmanya Shashti 18-12-2023 It is believed that Swami Subrahmanya had […]

Supporting the communities impacted by the violence in Israel and Gaza

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Migrants and Refugees Career Pathways in Health – Semester 1 2024

Program Description: Have you always loved caring for others? Start training for a truly rewarding career by participating in the Career Pathways for Migrants and Refugees in Health program. This […]

2023 Remembrance Day Service at Anzac Jawan Cenotaph

The Australia India Cenotaph Committee (A project of Hindu Council Australia) along with Hornsby RSL Sub branch conducted the sixth Anzac Jawan Remembrance Day service at Cherrybrook on 19 Nov […]

Multicultural Senior Week, Whiteman, WA

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Thousands attend the solidarity vigil in Sydney against terror attacks

A symbolic act saw six multicultural community leaders pin yellow ribbons on a Magen David, uniting different communities in support of Israel and the Jewish people. Related Images: Truth by Swami Shrikarananda – free public discourses

About the Talks In this surprisingly practical chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna gives us an entirely new take on faith. Commonly, we think that faith is just belief and that […]

Remembrance Day 2023 Service at ANZAC Jawan Cenotaph

Australia India Cenotaph Committee would like to invite you to the Remembrance Day Service at Anzac Jawan Cenotaph. Venue: Anzac Jawan Cenotaph, Opp. Carlile Swimming, Shepherds Lane, Cherrybrook Day: 19th […]

International Bindi and Tilak Day 2023 on 15th October

International Bindi and Tilak Day was on 15th October, the first day of Navaratri. It was celebrated all over the world with huge enthusiasm and dedication. The Hindu Council of […]

When Arati met the counsellor for help, she was told read Bible and forget everything

What is culturally informed counselling and why is it important for people seeking help for mental health issues? When Arati Nair was 11 years old she began to struggle with […]

Book launch ‘Australia’s Pivot to India’ Authored by Andrew Charlton, Federal Member for Paramatta

Australia’s Pivot to India book launch by the federal MP for Parramatta Andrew Charlton over a webinar.  Session time: Tuesday 10/10/2023, 05:15 PM Register in advance for this webinar: […]

No “Hindu hand” behind Brisbane temple attack, Queensland Police confirms

Police have so far not been able to find out who was behind the temple attack and will resume the investigation if or when they get further information. Related Images:

New grant opportunity coming soon! 

Disability Representative Organisations (DRO) grant opportunity The Disability Representative Organisations (DRO) grant opportunity will provide funding of up to $10.208 million (GST exclusive) over 2 years from 2024–25 to 2025–26 ($5.104 […]

Ganesha Chaturthi in Albury, NSW on 23rd September

Event by Albury Wodonga Indian Australian Association at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Albury on Saturday 23rd September from 10.00 to 15.00 Related Images:

Ganesha Chaturthi in Preston, Victoria on 23rd September

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Hindu Council of Australia Press release on Canada-India tensions

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Ganesha Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival that pays homage to Lord Ganesh, the remover of obstacles, and celebrates the day of his birth. Many recognize that Lord Ganesh brings order into […]

Ganesha Chaturthi in Blacktown, NSW on 19th September

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Ganesha Chaturthi in Salisbury East, Adelaide on 19th September

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Ganesha Chaturthi at Sydney Shakti Temple on 18th September

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Ganesha Chaturthi in Oakland Park, Adelaide on 18th, 19th & 23rd September

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Ganesha Chaturthi in Kenmore, Qld on 18th September

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Ganesha Chaturthi in Perth on 19th September

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Ganesha Chaturthi at Perth Hindu Temple on 18th September

SRI VINAYAKA CHATHURTHI HOMAM & VAHANA PROCESSION Monday 18 September 2023   Dear Devotees, The Hindu ceremony known as Vinayaka Chathurthi or Ganesh Chathurthi is of perennial interest to the Hindus all over […]

Ganesha Chaturthi in Deanside, Victoria on 19th September

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Ganesha Chaturthi in Taylor, ACT on 23rd September

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Ganesha Chaturthi in Huntingdale, Victoria on 19th September

Event by Sankat Mochan Temple Huntingdale at Sankat Mochan Temple Huntingdale on Tuesday 19th September from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm Related Images:

Shri Krishna Janmashtami by Hindu Temple & Cultural Centre of the ACT, Canberra

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Rakhi Pournami

Raksha Bandhan, often referred to as Rakhi is a Hindu festival celebrated in India and by Indian communities around the world. It typically falls on the full moon day in […]

Sri Lakshmi Narayana Kumkumarchana by JET Australia, Perth

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Shri Krishna Janmashtami 2023, North Sydney

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2 day workshop for High Schoolers to learn life skills by shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharmapur

Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur (SRMD) Australia is conducting a 2-day workshop on 6th and 7th October for High school students with an opportunity to learn life skills. Details of the […]

Independence Day message from Leader of Opposition Peter Dutton MP

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Swindon’s new Hindu temple (UK) in opened new location after repeated break-ins

Swindon’s Hindu Temple held a morning full of celebrations to mark the official opening of its new home in the town centre. The site has been moved from Cheney Manor […]

Statements from HCA & Multi Faith Advisory Group on recent vandalism on Hindu Temples

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Sri Hanumath Jayanthi at Sri Venkateswara Temple Helensburgh

Shri Hanumath Jayanthi Shri Hanumath Jayanthi Friday 23rd December 2022 yathra yathra raghunatha keerthanam thathra thathra kruthamasthakanjalem | pashpavari paripurna lochanam maruthim namatha rakshasanthagam || Sri Maruthi (Son of Wind God), the […]

UTSAV, A Celebration of Folk Dances of India on 18th March 2023 at UNSW

Hindu Council of Australia (HCA) in support of the Counsellor of Hindu Tradition (CHT) program presents   “UTSAV”    A celebration of folk dances of India by Hamsa Venkat & Samskriti School of […]

Multicultural NSW welcomes an Indian origin Associate Director

Hind Council of Australia welcomes Kuppal Maniappan an Indian origin from Malaysia who has joined Multicultural NSW as an Associate Director. Australian Indian diaspora from around the world is delighted […]

Namaste Yoga film on Hindu culture

An incredible and beautiful film was recently released that showcases Hindu Culture, the premiere screening of Namaste Yoga. Writer, director & producer Ravi Chand has shown a level of detail […]

Namaste Yoga premiers on 20 November.

We are INCREDIBLY excited to announce that as part of the ABC Me and Screen Australia Kaleidoscope Project, our TV show called “Namaste Yoga” will air on ABC Me and iView on […]

Australian Hindu Conference 2022 Registration

The Hindu Council of Australia has commenced a yearly Hindu Education Conference in 2021 to impart knowledge about Hinduism, Hindu history, heritage, Hindu scriptures, issues related to Hindus, etc.  In […]

Rishi Sunak & earlier Hindu heads of the state

Every Hindu felt proud when Rishi Sunak was appointed by King Charles III on 25 October 2022, making him the first Hindu prime minister of officially Christian Great Britain. England […]

Deepavali celebrated in ACT house

Mr Kanti Jinna on behalf of Hindu Council of Australia participated in Deepavali celebrations in ACT house in ACT.       Related Images:

Her Excellency Mrs. Linda David Hurley’s song on Deepavali

Her Excellency Mrs. Linda Hurley wrote, composed and sang the song on the occasion of Deepavali hosted at the Government House, Canberra by the His excellency Governor-General of Australia David […]

Will Deepavali become a public holiday in Australia?

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Hindu Council of Australia in Canberra brought back Deepavali festivities to Parliament House this year. The event, held in the Grand Hall […]

Hindu Council of Australia – Perth Chapter – Deepavali

The Canning Showgrounds came alive with music, song, and vibrant colour on Sunday as the Hindu Council Australia Perth Chapter staged a wonderful celebration to commemorate Deepavali- the ‘Festival of […]

Souvenir 2022

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Indians celebrate Diwali with lamps

Indians have celebrated Diwali as earthen oil lamps and dazzling lights lit up homes and streets across the country to mark the Hindu festival that symbolises the victory of light […]

Residents in Western Sydney celebrate Diwali after last year’s COVID lockdown-ABC Article By Simran Gill Kirki Joshi has been “cooking for days”. After the COVID lockdown wiped out festivities in 2021, Ms Joshi is going all to celebrate Diwali this year. […]

Deepavali 2022 Wishes from Hindu Council of Australia

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Happy Diwali from Sydney – Australia Today Article about the HCA Deepavali The Hindu Council of Australia organised Diwali celebrations at the Parliament of New South Wales which was also attended by Indian Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. BY Pallavi Jain Diwali […]

Emotional well-being & mental health seminar – HCA Perth SEP 2022

Over the weekend the Hindu Council Australia Perth Chapter held a wonderful event at the City of Canning’s Bentley Community Hub which not only addressed emotional well-being and mental health but […]

Gandhi Jayanthi with Consulate General of India, Perth

“My life has been full of external tragedies and if they have not left any visible effect on me, I owe it to the teaching of the Bhagavad Gita”. Mahatma […]

Bhagavad Gita Fortnightly Class & Discussion on 7th October 2022

Bhagavad Gita Discussion Friday 7 October, 7.00 – 8.45 pm Join us for Silent Meditation at Vedanta Hall, 15 Liverpool Road, Croydon,  from 7 pm or via Zoom from 7.30 […]

Western Union Deepavali offer, send money & get 3 times more WU Points

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Naratri message from the Hon. Mark Coure MP

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Gujarati Garba Night with local talented artists

About the Event Date –Saturday, 1st Oct 2022 Time – 06:30 PM Onwards Venue – Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope Gardens 2768 NSW Ticket – $15 Doors Open: 06:00 PM for 6:30 PM Start […]

Sri Mandir Pitru Puja

      🙏🙏Sri Mandir 🙏🙏 THE FIRST HINDU TEMPLE 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏                                       […]

Veerashaiva Samaja Newsletter Sept 2022

  VSAP website                         Our mailing address: Veerashaivasamaja PO BOX 1028 STRATHFIELD, NSW 2135 Australia Related Images:

Sambhashana Varga Chaatraah – VHP australia

HCA proudly supports VHP Sambhashan Varga. Please join in and be part of the discussions. Register here  Related Images:

Hare Krishna Cultural & Community Centre – A devotional concert

Hare Krishna Cultural & Community Centre is back with a bang after 2 years of COVID restriction. concert – Vrindavan Melodies  and Temple Construction Project Update on Saturday, 24th September 2022 04:30 […]

Deepavali 2022

Hindu Council of Australia’s annual physical Deepavali fair is back.  The event is on the 15th of October at  Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta. We are seeking Expression of Interest for […]

Krishna’s Otway – A Vegetarian Cooking & Yoga Retreat

Do you ever feel like spending a relaxing weekend in the fresh country air soothing your body, eating fantastic food, enjoying wonderful company… Then this is for you! 7:00 pm […]

Science of Happiness According to Yoga Vedanta – Discussion Series – 9 September

Spiritual Evening Discussion Friday 9 September, 7.00 – 8.45 pm Join us for Silent Meditation at Vedanta Hall, 15 Liverpool Road, Croydon, from 7 pm or via Zoom from 7.30 […]

Ganesh Puja 2022 at HCA’s new office in Strathfield

Ganesh Puja in Hindu Council of Australia’s new office in Strathfield.  Related Images:

Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 at Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple, Carrum, Victoria

Join the Hindu Society of Victoria and be part of the grand celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi on Wednesday 31st August. If you want to perform any sevas and be part […]

Australian International Sports Organisation Program

Dear all, We are delighted to inform you all that the City of Sydney is partnering with the Australian International Sports Organisation to run a free Australian Sports program again. […]

Bhagavad Gita – Half Day Retreat: Sunday 5 December

Bhagavad Gita Half-Day Retreat Sunday 5 December: 9.30 am to 12.30 pm Led by Pravrajikas Gayatriprana & Sridharaprana – Senior Nuns of Sri Sarada Math of the Ramakrishna Order. Join […]

Science of Happiness According to Yoga Vedanta – Discussion Series – Friday 3 December

Friday 3 December, 7 to 8.45 pm Vedanta Hall, 15 Liverpool Road, Croydon, NSW From 7 pm at Vedanta Hall for Meditation OR From 7.30 pm join via  ZOOM (Link) […]

Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna – Monthly Talk – Sunday 28 November

Sunday 28 November Vedanta Hall, 15 Liverpool Road, Croydon Join us in Vedanta Hall open from 10.30 am OR From 11 am via Zoom: In this Talk: Humanity sits […]

Hindu Council of Australia – Deepavali 2021 Dance Dhamaka – Postponed

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Bhagavad Gita Fortnightly Class/ Discussion – Friday 26 November

Friday 26 November from 7 pm Vedanta Hall, 15 Liverpool Road, Croydon NSW Joining us in person? Please, out of consideration especially for our older members, we request you come only […]

Raja Yoga Monthly Talk: 21 November

Sunday 21 November – 10.45 am to 12.30 pm Join us in Vedanta Hall, 15 Liverpool Road, Croydon NSW, from 10.45 am or from 11 am via ZOOM: Talk/ […]

Science of Happiness According to Yoga Vedanta – Discussion Series – Friday 19 November

Friday 19 November – 7 to 8.45 pm From 7 pm at Vedanta Hall for Meditation OR From 7.30 pm join via  ZOOM (Link) Group discussion led by Pravrajika Gayatriprana, […]

PM and Home Minister message to Hindus and all Australians

The Prime Minister of Australia Mr Scott Morrison and Minister for Immigration and Home Affairs Mr Alex Hawke to all Hindus and to all Australians : We are going through […]

Indian Independence Day Teams Event – Fiona Martin MP

By: Fiona Martin, MP Fiona Martin MP invites you to join and look forward to commemorating India Independence Day and connecting with many in the local community. Speakers include : […]

Hey gobind, Hey gopaal at Gallipoli in the trenches

Indian soldiers fought along with Otago battalions from New Zealand during World War I. During Vaisakhi and on other days when blood, bullets, death and injury were raining, Indian soldiers […]

USA law makers call Hindu Gods “false”

North Dakota Parliament opened its 2nd April 2019 session with Hindu prayers. Several Republican members of the Parliament protested the opening of the session with Hindu prayers. The Senate and […]

Pakistan’s 200 year plan to restore Hindu temples

Imran Khan, the PM of Pakistan has started a new project. The project is to restore Hindu temples back to Hindus so that temples can be restored and used for […]

A NSW MP goes Vegan

By: Sydney Morning Herald. “The chicken was purring and I realised chickens purr the same way as my cat,” she said. “I realised if I can’t eat my cat then […]