Venkateswara Temple, Central Ohio opens with Utsava Murthy Prana Prathishthapanam & Venkateswara Kalyanotsavam

Sri Venkateswara Temple of Central Ohio has been formally launched in Powell with four-day long ancient rituals and celebrations. Grand Opening, Utsava Murthy Prana Prathishthapanam and Sri Venkateswara Kalyanotsavam celebrations included various poojas, homams, viniyogams, agnipratishtha, kumbha-abhishekam, etc. Meanwhile, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, commended efforts of Temple leaders […]

Murti Pratishta Mahotsava at Ohio Hindu Temple

Hindu Temple & Heritage Hall of Toledo in Sylvania (Ohio) is holding a grand three-day Murti Pratishta Mahotsava (idols consecration festival) on August 7-8-9. Ceremonies will include a grand procession through city streets complete with dances, chanting, music, dhol (large drum), kalash (pitcher) and murtis (idols); and the other consecration events will include pujas, mehndi, […]

Hindus urge equal treatment under Ohio religious course bill

Hindus want Hinduism on equal footing with other religions when religious course bill is implemented in Ohio (USA). Under this bill public school pupils could obtain school credit for religious coursework taken off campus during regular school hours. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that religious and moral […]

Cleveland Museum in USA displays Hindu deities

The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) in Cleveland (Ohio, USA) is presenting images of various Hindu deities in an exhibition “Indian Kalighat Paintings” through September 18, 2011. It reportedly includes 40 paintings (watercolors) from 1800s of Kali, Durga and Her Lion Killing Maheshasura, Karttikeya, Krishna-Balarama, Ganesh, Krishna-Radha, Gajalakshmi, etc., by anonymous artists from Kolkata area in […]