Hindus worldwide commend Jakarta for Diwali holiday

Hindus have commended Jakarta Provincial Government in Indonesia for granting facultative holiday to Hindus for celebrating Diwali (Deepavali). Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, called it “a step in the right direction”, although long overdue. Jakarta Manpower and Transmigration Department, in letters issued on October 31, urged entrepreneurs and […]

Vishnu Prayag

Vishnu Prayag is one of the Pancha Prayag Temples located in Uttarakhand. This is the Fifth Prayag Kshetra among Pancha Prayag. Formed by the confluence of the impetuous Vishnu Ganga (known after this point, as the Alaknanda) and the Dhauliganga river, Vishnu Prayag, 1372 m, has an  ancient temple of Lord Vishnu. This temple stands […]