Hindus worldwide shocked at sacred idols theft from Hindu temple in London suburb

Hindus worldwide are highly concerned regarding reports of burglary at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Willesden in Greater London, resulting in the theft of three sacred Hari Krishna idols on November nine, hours after Hindu New Year celebrations. According to Temple President Kurjibhai Kerai, these idols were with the temple since opening in 1975 and “hold a […]

Sri Lalithambigai Temple, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Putrajaya, the seat of Malaysia government, will have its first Hindu temple in the near future. Reports suggest that the required approval has been granted and after groundbreaking ceremonies in March, construction of the about 17,000 square feet two-storey structure of this about RM 12 million Sri Lalithambikai Alayam Temple on a one-acre plot was […]

Vatican has a Vishnu Temple

Vatican has a Vishnu Temple – Collections of Vatican Museums reportedly include a portable temple of Hindu deity Vishnu. This colorful 18th century Vishnu temple reportedly folds and unfolds revealing many stories of Vishnu and is made of wood, mirror, paper, pigments and glass paste. Collections of Vatican Museums also include bronze statues of Hindu divinities […]

Europe’s biggest Temple to add $750000 yaggyashala (Tividale Venkateshwara Temple in UK)

Shri Venkateswara (Balaji) Temple of UK in Tividale, claimed to be the Europe’s biggest Hindu temple, is reportedly planning to raise an about $750,000 yaggyashala. Reports suggest that incorporating latest technology and ecosystems, this yaggyashala will draw heat from underground and use solar panels. This Temple, a Registered Charity on a 21.5 acres site, conducts […]

1st Hindu temple planned for Bay of Plenty in New Zealand

There are plans to raise the first Hindu temple of the Bay of Plenty in New Zealand, according to reports. About 2150 square meters of land in Tauriko area of Tauranga has been bought for about $400,000 by Sanatan Dharm Trust (SDT) for this purpose and it hopes to start temple construction during the beginning […]

$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 […]

Canada’s Saskatoon Hindu Temple launching $1-million expansion

Saskatoon Hindu Temple in Saskatchewan (Canada) is launching a $1-million expansion project. With construction starting in May next, it envisages an increase of about 2,500 square feet area each at main and basement levels, doubling the current seating capacity of the Temple. A Temple Expansion Committee chaired by Veena Avinashi and Kumar Balachandran has been […]

Ayyappa Temple in Kampala, Uganda

Have you ever heard about the Ayyappa Temple in Kampala, Uganda? I think the answer would be a big NO.. But it’s true that Lord Ayyappa has a temple in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. Uganda is an East African country. The temple was set up by a group of South Indians over ten […]

Ganesha Temple to be built in Homebush, NSW, Australia

Strathfield Council in New South Wales (Australia) has reportedly approved a Hindu temple for Homebush, to be built after demolishing the existing Church hall. This new temple will reportedly include an open courtyard with five shrines, including Ganesha temple; a nine meters high Raja Gopuram; a flagpole; and shall follow the traditional Hindu temple architecture […]