Landmark 52-ft Lord Hanuman statue unveiled in Guyana

A 52-feet murti (statue) of Lord Hanuman costing over $5 million has been established on Essequibo River island of Leguan in Guyana in South America, according to reports. Said to be largest in the country, this murti, which took about two years for completion, is now described as a Guyana landmark. Guyana Minister of Social […]

Guyana’s school divides academic year in terms like Divali & Ramnavami

Saraswati Vidya Niketan (SVN), a Hindu Secondary School in Guyana’s West Coast Demerara, divides the school year in unique four terms: Divali, Ramnavmi, Vyasa Purnima, Grishma. Besides 15 standard subjects in its curriculum, non-profit SVN also teaches “Hindu Culture”, including Vedic Studies, Bharatnatyam and Kathak. Its history goes back to 1998, but it opened in […]