Plans to convert Pennsylvania country club banquet site to Hindu temple

Lower Saucon Township in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania (USA) reportedly might have a Hindu temple in the future. According to reports, the banquet facility in what used to be Woodland Hills Country Club having an 18-hole golf course, might be converted into a Hindu temple if approved by the Township Council. There is […]

Cow Sanctuary in Pennsylvania, USA

There is a “Cow Sanctuary” in Bangor (Pennsylvania). Known as Lakshmi Cow Sanctuary, whose tagline is “Promoting Love and Compassion for All”, it reportedly “rescues” cows and provides safe and nurturing haven and a free and loving environment to them. Many people celebrate their special events here by feeding cows and find sanctuary a “deeply […]

Philadelphia Museum has Hindu Mandapa

Philadelphia Museum of Art in Pennsylvania (USA) has a granite pillared Hindu temple hall (mandapa), dating back to 1550. At the second floor of the Museum; the pillars, slabs and brackets of this temple hall come from Madurai (India) and depict deities/characters/scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharata; including Krishna, Hanuman, Garuda, etc. Philadelphia Museum’s collections include […]

Bingo hall to be converted to Hindu Temple in Pennsylvania

Allentown, Pennsylvania’s third most populous city, will have a Hindu temple in the near future. A former bingo hall near city airport is to be converted to a Hindu temple by International Swaminarayan Satsang Organisation (ISSO). Reports suggest that this temple complex, which includes worship and meeting areas and priest’s quarter, is expected to be […]

Hindu prayer room in Allegheny College in Meadville, USA

Allegheny College in Meadville (Pennsylvania), 32nd oldest college in USA, reportedly has a designated room for Hindu practice, reflection and prayer. This Hindu room, on the second floor of College’s Prayer and Meditation Retreat, contains images of Hindu deities Shiva, Krishna, Trimurti, Rama-Lakshman-Sita-Hanuman, Ganesha, Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati. College also observes Diwali, most popular of […]

Free Yoga & meditation for female veterans in Pennsylvania

Hindus have commended Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) and the Montgomery County Veterans Center in Pennsylvania (USA) for offering free yoga and meditation for female veterans. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, called it a “step in the right direction” and urged the community colleges all over USA to […]

Pennsylvania elementary school offering Yoga for students

Hindus have commended Glenside Elementary in Reading (Pennsylvania, USA) for reportedly introducing yoga and have urged all schools in USA to do the same for their pupils. Calling it a “step in the right direction”, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, suggested all elementary-middle-high schools of the nation to […]