Special Trains for Chhath Puja 2016

Special Trains for Chhath Puja 2016, Chhath Puja Special Trains for Patna, Darbhanga, Saharsa in Bihar in October 2016.. In order to clear festival rush of passengers, the Northern Railway will run special trains to various destinations including Patna, Darbhanga and Saharsa in Bihar this month. The Anand Vihar-Patna-Anand Vihar Jansadharan Express Special, Anand Vihar-Saharsa-Anand […]

UAE Navratri: Best Time for Ghatasthapana in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi

UAE Navratri 2015 – Best Time for Ghatasthapana in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi.. Navratri Durga Puja is yet another grand festival celebrated in UAE (Dubai, Sharjah), Abu Dhabi, Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and other parts of Gulf countries where Indian Hindu people live in larger numbers. Navratri Ghatasthapana (Kalasha Sthapana) Muhurat for Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, […]

Masik Kalashtami, 6 August 2015

6 August 2015 is Kalashtami Pujan. Kalashtami Vrat falls on Ashtami tithi of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) of every Hindu month. Kalashtami is an auspicious day for the devotees of Lord Kalabhairava (a manifestation of Lord Shiva) who observe fasting on this day. Kalashtami of 6 August 2015 falls in Nija Ashada Month as per Amavasyant calendars and […]

Durga Ashtami June 2015

Monthly Durgashtami June 2015 (Masik Durga Ashtami June 2015) is Adhik Ashada Durgashtami. In June 2015, Maasik Durgashtami date is June 24, Wednesday. It is a vrat dedicated to Goddess Durga. Masik Durgashtami is observed mainly in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, North India and some parts of Karnataka. This Masik Durgashtami falls in Jyeshta Month as per all Hindu calendars […]

Lord Ganesh display in Beijing museum

Hindus have welcomed Beijing Capital Museum in China exhibiting Lord Ganesh and other Hindu artifacts. Recently launched exhibition, the “Smile of Khmer: Cambodian Ancient Cultural Relics and Art” at the Capital Museum in Beijing will continue through March 25, moving to Guangzhou in China in April. It includes about 80 stone, bronze and ceramics artifacts; […]

Is Aamir’s PK Anti-Hindu Movie? PK denigrates Hinduism?

Is Aamir’s PK Anti-Hindu Movie? PK denigrates Hinduism? Aamir Khan’s PK is a recently released Bollywood movie which has captured the attention of many Hindu groups and Hindus as it is accused of portraying Hindu beliefs in bad light.. Commercially, PK may become a blockbuster but the movie has shown the Sanatan Dharma in a […]

Following New York, Hindus urge rest 49 US states to allow Diwali school holiday

Hindus have welcomed reports of New York Governor’s signing the bill allowing school holiday on Diwali, most popular of their festival. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, describing it as a step in the right direction, urged other 49 US states also to do the same. Zed, who is President […]

Germany’s Gauselmann regrets & removes “Shiva” slot gambling game after Hindus protest

Globally active Gauselmann Group, one of the “world’s leading gaming companies”, has expressed regret and announced removal of its Hindu god Shiva themed slot gambling game titled “Shiva”, after upset Hindus protested calling it highly inappropriate. Paul Gauselmann, Chairman of Espelkamp (Germany) headquartered Gauselmann AG, in a signed letter to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed […]

Methodist School to become Hindu Temple in England

Ashton-under-Lyne in Greater Manchester area of England will have another Hindu temple and community center. Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council has unanimously approved proposals regarding this at the site of former Hurst Methodist School. This temple complex will include a dome, halls/rooms, green spaces, trees, etc.; reports suggest. Population of devotees has reportedly overgrown the BAPS […]

International Day of Yoga – June 21

Hindus have welcomed United Nations (UN) General Assembly Resolution of proclaiming June 21 as International Day of Yoga. It received overwhelming support, with more than 170 co-sponsor member states. The representative of Sao Tome and Principe also underlined that yoga would not only promote health, but supported clarity of vision and action. That clarity could […]