Hindus worldwide shocked at vandalizing of Hindu temple near Birmingham

Hindus worldwide are highly concerned regarding reports of vandalizing three times in June of Shree Ram Mandir in Walsall (West Midlands, England), about nine miles from Birmingham. Reports suggest that custom-made statues outside the temple were damaged, sending the area Hindu community in a state of anguish, which now feels targeted. There were also reports […]

Hindu temple planned for London Borough of Croydon

A Hindu temple and cultural center has been proposed for Croydon area of Greater London. When ready, it plans to open daily from eight am to nine pm, conduct three main poojas every day and organize various festivals regularly; including Navarathiri, Kandha Shasti, Tamil New Year, Varalakshmi Viratham, Diwali, Kethara Gowri Viratha Pooja, etc. According […]

Hindu temple planned for Southend in England

There are reportedly plans to convert an old empty warehouse into a Hindu temple in Southend-on-Sea in Essex (England). According to reports, an application has been filed with Southend-on-Sea Borough Council. Priest Gowrisankar Sellappa is among those who are behind the project; which besides a sanctum for worship, will also include kitchen. An area architect, […]

Hindu temple planned for Willenhall in England

A Hindu temple and community center is being planned in Willenhall in West Midlands region of England (United Kingdom). Besides worship, meditation, religious discourses, chanting and prayer; it also plans to provide education classes, elder day-care, leisure activities, employment training, yoga, social activities, dance classes, etc.; and might hold weddings and funerals also, reports suggest. […]

$18.5 million Hindu Temple Complex in Northampton, UK (Northampton Kutumbh Centre)

Hindus have welcomed the reported unanimous approval of about $18.5 million Hindu temple and high-tech community complex by Northampton (East Midlands, United Kingdom) Borough Council’s planning committee on May 29, 2012. Called “Northampton Kutumbh Centre” (wider family), besides a spectacular Hindu temple, it also reportedly plans to include state-of-the-art and eco-friendly sports, recreation and leisure, […]

Goddess Devi Temple opens in Old Church Hall in Beeston, England

Old church hall in Beeston in England has been converted to a Hindu temple. Sri Thurkkai Amman Temple, created out of a former church hall in Beeston Rylands, reportedly officially opened on April 8, 2012. Meanwhile, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, applauded efforts of temple-project leaders and Beeston and […]

Church hall in England converted to Hindu temple

Old church hall in Beeston in England is being converted to a Hindu temple. Sri Thurkkai Amman Temple is being created out of a former church hall in Beeston Rylands, which will reportedly officially open on April 8, 2012. Meanwhile, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, applauded efforts of temple-project […]

£1 million BAPS Swaminarayan Temple opening in Leicester, England

The £1 million BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Hindu Mandir is opening in Belgrave section of Leicester in England on October nine. This Mandir, which features three sikhar towers and was approved by the City Council in 2008, besides regular worship services, will reportedly have provision for morning-evening aarti, sports, music lessons and Gujarati instruction. Meanwhile, Hindu […]

Edinburgh Hindu Mandir reopens after extensive renovation

Edinburgh Hindu Mandir & Cultural Center in Scotland has reopened after an overhaul of about £322,000. This Mandir in Leith has reportedly been comprehensively revamped with improvements to various structures, including external stonework and a new lift. Besides worship services, Mandir building can be used for cultural, educational and art activities and other community needs. […]

Masonic Hall transformed into Hindu Temple in England

Former Central Masonic Hall in Hull (England, UK) is Hindu Temple and Cultural Centre now. Before it, Hindus in North and North-East Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire either had to travel to Bradford or Birmingham or gather at various halls for religious needs. Hull and East Riding Hindu Cultural Association purchased this majestic building and transformed […]

Hindu Temple and Community Center planned for Oxford, UK

A Hindu Temple and Community Centre is being planned for Oxford (United Kingdom). Besides the temple, the plan also includes building a 500-seat community center for providing meeting place for the community, community events, luncheon clubs, interfaith projects, indoor activities for youth, yoga classes, Sunday school, etc., reports suggest. Oxford Hindu Temple & Community Centre […]