Hindu Calendar launch (Postponed)

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Mother Nature, Mother Godess, Mother India, the importance of the mother in Hindu culture

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Hindus in Parramatta need these religious spaces

By: Surinder Jain. Hindu Council of Australia has prepared a list of city infra-structure that is needed by Hindus to perform their rituals and to celebrate their festivals. This list becomes the basis for Hindu Council to ask various cities to provide these spaces for Hindus to be able to live their culture and to […]

Ganesha Chaturthi in Coorparoo, Qld on 24th September

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Ganesha Chaturthi in Indoorpilly, Qld on 23rd September

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Ganesha Chaturthi in Brisbane on 22nd September

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Shri Krishna Janmashtami by ASMY at Cooraparoo, Qld

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1st Paada Yatra for 2023 is on 7th April

Join Paada Yatra on 7th April 2023.  Celebrate our age-old traditions and take them forward to the younger generation to practice Sanatana Dharma. HCA started this walk in 2012 t not just to continue the tradition of pilgrimage on foot but also to get the Hindu youth to join in and participate in the traditions.  […]

Gargi Awards nominations 2023

The nominations close date extended to 8th March. Click here to nominate an Australian woman who excelling in her field and inspiring the community Related Images:

HCA Volunteer Recognition Day

Hindu Council of Australia cordially invites you all to join us in recognising the achievements of our volunteers and learn who we are and what we do. This is your opportunity to join the Hindu Council of Australia as a volunteer and serve the community in various ways. Day: 26 February 2023 Time: 2 pm […]

Indian short film Namaste Yoga has been selected to screen at Maoriland Film Festival

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Cairns Hindu Samaj Ganeshotsav 2022

Cairns Hindu Samaj celebrating Ganeshotsav this year. See their program below. Related Images:

Graduation Ceremony of Counselor of Hindu Traditions – Batch 1

Congratulations to the first batch for completing the Graduate Certificate Course in Counselor of Hindu Traditions (CHT) successfully Hindu Council of Australia (HCA) in collaboration and partnership with Hindu Community Institute (HCI) has commenced a pilot to bring in this unique spiritual care program called Counsellor of Hindu Traditions. We called this first batch of […]

Book Review & developing an agenda

India that is Bharat: Coloniality, Civilisation, Constitution.     A physical & online event resented by Friends of India Austra & Hindu Council of Australia Book review by Shri Bala Varadarajan                                                  […]

Janmashtami Celebrations in Darwin

Hindu Council of Australia is celebrating Janmashtami for the first time in Darwin, along with Darwin Yoga & Meditation Australian School of Meditation and Yoga (ASMY) Let your family & friends Darwin know about the event and encourage them to participate and enjoy the celebrations along Keertain and Bhajan. Related Images:

Science of Happiness According to Yoga Vedanta – Discussion

Join the discussion led by Pravrajika Gayatriprana. Drawing on the book: Science of Happiness – According to Yoga Vedanta by Pravrajika Divyanandaprana: a compilation of her talks given to students at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi in 2018. Pravrajika Divyananandaprana is a nun of Sri Sarada Math of the Ramakrishna Order. Thousands […]

𝐇𝐚𝐫𝐆𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐓𝐢𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚 – Display the Flag, win cash prices

#𝐇𝐚𝐫𝐆𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐓𝐢𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚 A celebration of India, its people, culture and achievements are incomplete without the Indian Flag. So, as India is fuelled by the spirit of Aatmanirbhar Bharat and Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, let’s all 𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗨𝗗𝗟𝗬 𝗛𝗢𝗜𝗦𝗧 𝗢𝗥 𝗗𝗜𝗦𝗣𝗟𝗔𝗬 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗜𝗡𝗗𝗜𝗔𝗡 𝗡𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗔𝗟 𝗙𝗟𝗔𝗚, 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗯𝗲𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗼𝗹𝗼𝘂𝗿 , 𝗶𝗻 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗵𝗼𝗺𝗲𝘀 𝗯𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝟭𝟯𝘁𝗵 𝘁𝗼 𝟭𝟱𝘁𝗵 𝗔𝘂𝗴𝘂𝘀𝘁 to […]

HCA media statement on Swastika in QLD

HCA media statement on Swastika in QLD HCA media statement on Swastika in QLD Related Images:

Sri Krishna Janmashtami Gold Coast

Come celebrate Krishna’s birthday! The auspicious advent of Sri Krishna is a worldwide time of joyous celebrations. We invite you to join us for an immersive experience of uplifiting kirtan, inspiring Vedic stories, beautiful worship ceremonies and peaceful meditations. Enjoy a devotional festival like no other as we celebrate the universally renowned jewel of yoga […]

Hindu Scriptures and Practical Living – four Purusharthas

Hindu philosophy often focuses on Moksha (liberation or salvation). This is often combined with the idea of renunciation or giving up one’s desires. Technically, Hinduism does not advocate renunciation in the sense of giving up. When one is forced to give up things, the pent-up desires do not go away. In fact, such actions can […]

Hindus make masks for Australian Community

By: Sai Paravastu. masks are quite essential in the fight against #COVID, they play a crucial role in avoiding community spread. There was a huge shortage of masks in the early days. Seeing this need our volunteers from Hindu Swayam Sevaks in Queensland have taken an early initiative of stiching and distributing masks to taxi […]

General Council Meeting of QFCC

By: Surendra Prasad. Queensland Chapter, Hindu Council of Australia. Queensland Faith Communities Council General Meeting was held on Thursday 20 June, 2019. There was a very positive response to the General Council meeting and attendees were particularly interested in hearing from the three speakers about interfaith projects taking place in south-east Queensland. I am also […]

Half a million cows to be buried in Australia

During recent floods in the northern state of Queensland many towns were devastated. The state of Queensland also known as the sunshine state is an agricultural state with cattle farming as well as milk a major part of its economy. Cattle grazing for beef and sheep grazing for wool production is an important industry.  Queensland […]

Hindu Council activities report for 2018

Annual General Meeting of Hindu Council was held in Blacktown on 15th December 2018 and was attended by about 40 members. A report of activities for the year 2018 was presented and can be downloaded below : Download the report (15MB) Related Images:

White Racist posters appear in a Queensland town

Ayr is located 88 kilometres (55 mi) south of Townsville on the Bruce Highway between Top end of Queensland and Brisbane to its south. produces the most sugar cane per square kilometre in Australia. The town has a total population of 8,281 according to the 2016 census of which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.7%. […]

Brisbane Buddhist temple appreciates Hindu Council

A Buddhist temple in Brisbane appreciates Hindu Council of Australia (HCA)’s presence at their annual Multi-Faith prayer for peace and harmony. Mr Surendra Prasad has been attending this event every year for the last 6 years on behalf of HCA. Related Images:

Ahmadhiya Muslim Community Peace Symposium QLD

Surendra Prasad OAM represented Hindu Council of Australia at an Ahmadhiya Muslim Community Peace symposium held in Queensland on 10th December, 2017. He presented Hinduism prospective on Peace in the Symposium.  His full speech is given below. Speech by Surendra Prasad (QLD)  Thank you MC, for your kind introduction. I would like to acknowledge the […]

National Interfaith Peace Conference 2018 Toowoomba

National Interfaith Peace Conference 2018 will be held in Toowoomba on the 9th – 10th March. Mr Surendra Prasad, Director Hindu Council Madya Lila, National executive member and Radha Krishna Das will represent Hinduism. Related Images: