NSW Chapter

Hindu Council has been very active in NSW from its inceptions. Its featured activity is celebration of Diwali event every year which is attended by over 20,000 people every year. Here is a list of some of the main activities of the NSW Chapter of Hindu Council of Australia.

  • Deepavali festival with burning of Ravan effigy
  • Deepavali in suburbs
  • Holi celebration in suburbs
  • Janmashtami in suburbs
  • Hindu Chaplaincy in hospitals
  • Hindu benovolent fund to provide financial help to people in distress
  • Participation in Youth Parliament of World’s Religion
  • Karma Kitchen to feed homeless people
  • Interfaith activities
  • International Yoga Day
  • International Women’s Day

Anglican Retirement Village in Sydney celebrates Diwali

The Ponds is a new suburb of Sydney situated in the North West growth corridor, where the first stage of ...
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Misuse of sacred Hindu symbols and spiritual images

By : Prakash Mehta. To Brookvale Union We are disappointed that a picture has been published in SMH dated 13 ...
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ANZAC JAWAN Cenotaph Memorial dedicated to Indian Soldiers

By : Julian Leeser, Federal MP For Berowra. Saturday 10th November 2018, Greenway Park, Cherrybrook, NSW, Australia. As the Federal ...
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Commemorating the Centenary of Armistice – Cenotaph at Cherrybrook NSW

By: Bhagwat Chauhan. We were working on some time to create a history, a small team of Ashwani Jain, Sanjeev ...
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Memorial dedicated to Indian Anzacs to be unveiled in Sydney

Twelve Indian-origin soldiers volunteered for the Australian Imperial Force during WWI, according to the records in the National Archives of ...
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Diwali ArtSpace exhibition opened by Mayor of Strathfield

A Diwali themed Arts Exhibition with paintings, sculptures and other Art works was declared "open" by the Mayor of @StrathfieldCouncil ...
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Strathfield Diwali 18th Nov

Strathfield Diwali Festival 18th November 11am to 4pm ...
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Hindu Council connects with UWS students for Diwali

Hindu Council of Australia has made contact with University of Western Sydney (UWS) students and had a low key Diwali ...
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Diwali becomes an important festival of Australia

By : Surinder Jain. After Australia abolished it's whites only immigration policy in the 60s, Indians started migrating to Australia ...
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Diwali celebrated in Parramatta

By : Surinder Jain. (Photographs by Vijay Maharaj and Dharmendra Modi) Hindu Council of Australia celebrated its 20th Diwali at ...
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Ramayana puppet show from Prague performed in Sydney

By : Mohan Vijayraghavan. Lenka and Eric who are puppeteers from Prague, performed a Puppet Show at Hindu Council of ...
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Sri Sitarama Kalyanam takes place in Sydney

Long awaited Sri Sitarama Kalyanam, i.e. celestial wedding of Lord Rama and Devi Sita was celebrated in Sydney today. The ...
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Kalyanam ceremonies being held in Sydney

By : Neelima Pravastu. The Priests and Deities arrived on 26th October 2018 at night 9 PM from Bhadrachalam along ...
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Survey of University Students

Hindu Council of Australia is conducting a survey of University going students to understand their issues and see how the ...
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Office goers crowd relishes Diwali in Sydney

By : Surinder Jain. Hindu Council of Australia celebrated Diwali festival in Martin Place, the heart of Sydney today on ...
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Cherrybrook Village celebrates Diwali with Hindu Council

By : Surinder Jain. Hindu Council of Australia in association with Cherrybrook shopping centre celebrated Diwali festival inside the shopping ...
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Haifa Day Centenary Celebrated in Sydney Australia

The NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, an organization representing Jews in the New South wales state celebrated the centenary of ...
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Non-Alcoholic and Vegetarian Diwali celebrated by NSW Unions

By : Surinder Jain. Unions NSW held a Diwali celebration "Unions in Unison in Divine Diwali" in the Trades Hall ...
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Low lying island nations getting submerged due to climate change

Meat production is one of the major causes of climate change and it is causing many island nations in the ...
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Diwali celebrated in Rouse Hill Shopping Centre

Hindu Council of Australia celebrated Diwali festival with a fun fare and cultural program in Rouse Hill Town Shopping centre ...
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Lord from Bhadrachalam arrived in Sydney for Kalyanam and Coronation

By : Sai Pravastu. A historic moment for Australia - Bhagwan Sri Rama along with Sita Devi, Lakshmana and Anjaneya ...
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Australia Rises against Temple Attack

Australians from all walks of life have risen in anger and indignation at the desecration and vandalism of a Hindu ...
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APRO all religions leaders condemn Temple attack

APRO Australian Participation of Religious Organizations condemned the recent attack on a Hindu temple in Reagents Park. APRO aims to ...
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Diwali coins by ABC Bullion to be sold at Parramatta and Martin Place Diwalis

ABC Bullion is Australia’s leading precious metals and bullion specialist, trading continuously since 1972. For over 40 years, they have ...
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Diwali ArtSpace final 2018 Catalogue

The final catalogue of all arts entries for 2018 Diwali ArtSpace ...
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An Old Hindu Temple desecrated by Vandals in Sydney

A Hindu Temple situated at Regents Park in Sydney Australia has been set on fire and all statues and icons ...
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An auspicious beginning of first SRE Hinduism class by Hindu Council

By : Madya Lila. On the auspicious occasion of Dusshera, Hindu Council of Australia began its first Hindu Special Religious ...
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ARRCC members pledge for eating less Meat

By : Surinder Jain. ARRCC - Australian Religious Response to Climate Change is a multi faith network committed to action ...
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ACU Interfaith Breakfast highlights

Australian Catholic University had organized an Interfaith Breakfast meeting at the NSW Parliament House on 17th October 2018. The meeting ...
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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, ...
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Walk2Temple Paad Yatra piligrimage

By: Sai Pravastu. As the quote goes "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" similarly one man's ...
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Hindu chaplains help a Hindu women in prison

Hindu chaplaincy committee was contacted by another religions Chaplain to help a Hindu prison inmate with a beads mala and ...
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Significance of Sri Sitarama Bhadrachalam

रामो रामो राम इति प्रजनामभवन् कथााः | रामभूिं जिभूद्रमे राज्यं प्रशासति । तनत्यपश्ु पा तनत्यफलास्िरवस्र तनर्व्नर ााः | कामवशी च ...
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Breaking Bread with Indian Chapati in Sydney Food Festival

By:Surinder Jain. Hindu Council of Australia participated in Breaking Bread with other Australian communities as an initiative of Food Faith ...
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Bhadrachalam deities arriving in Sydney soon

By: Sai Pravastu. It is of great joy and delight to let everyone know that the utsava moortis Lord Sri ...
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Mr Sharat Kumar one of the first priests of Sri Mandir passes away

Shri Sharat Kumar Ji passed away last Wednesday. He arrived in Australia in mid 1970s. He had studied at Gurukul ...
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Religions meet for Peace in NSW

By: Vijai Singhal. The Religions for Peace, NSW Chapter meeting was held on 20 August 2018 in Hon Walt Secord’s ...
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HCA to Teach Hinduism in NSW Schools

Hindu Council of Australia has been approved by the Minister of Education to teach Hinduism as an SRE (Special Reigious ...
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Severe shortage of Hindu SRE teachers in NSW schools

NSW Currently there is an estimated short fall of about a 1,000 Hindu Special Religious Education teachers in NSW. 2017 ...
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Farmers helped during Walkathon to Temples

Hindu Council of Australia organized a Walk to Temples event in Sydney on 29th September 2018. Funds were raised for ...
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Be a Yajmann for Sri Sitarama Kalyanam

By:Sai Pravastu. This year during Deepavali celebrations at Parramatta on 3rd & 4th November, we are blessed by Sri SitaRama, ...
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