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HINDU AMERICANS Score HISTORIC VICTORY IN CALIFORNIA TEXT BOOKS

Sacramento, CA (November 10, 2017). After more than a decade of constructive civic engagement with the California Department of Education, the Hindu American community won a significant victory in its quest for an accurate, equitable and culturally competent portrayal of Hinduism and India in California text books. In its final public hearing, the Department’s State Board of Education (SBE) voted unanimousl ...

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Challenges to overseas Hindu temples

Twelfth Annual Hindu Mandir Executives Conference (HMEC) – 2017 The 12th  HMEC was held in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Waterfront Hotel from September 15 to 17, 2017 on the theme "Hindu Temples and Institutions -Challenges of 21st Century" The Hindu temples and institutions are facing challenges around the globe as technology and social changes affect traditional beliefs and practices. The conference enabl ...

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Hindu Sangathan Divas (Hindu Unity Day) Organized in Houston by HSS

New Delhi. The Houston chapter of Hindu SwayamSewak Sangh in the USA held its 12th annual Hindu Sangathan Divas conference on June 3, at the Houston Durga Bari Society (HDBS) in Houston, Texas. This event was attended by over 165 participants from over 49 Hindu organizations in the area. The occasion offered representatives the Hindu organizations an opportunity to network for synergizing their work and the ...

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3,000 food hampers distributed by Hindu Religious Service Centre (HRSC) Kenya

New Delhi. The Hindu Religious Service Centre (HRSC) Kenya volunteers organised a food distribution event for famine-truck families in Mwingi area in Kitui County Council on Sunday 9th April 2017. Mwingi area has been severely hit by drought in Kenya which has seen a complete destruction of crops as well. A total of 3,000 food hampers were distributed on Sunday to the needy families identified earlier. Each ...

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United States embraces health for Humanity Yogathon !

New Delhi. Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh USA, Inc. (HSS) concluded its Tenth Annual Health for Humanity Yogathon on January 29th, 2017. During the two-week Yogathon, over 11,600 people, from close to 357 locations across the US, participated in the yoga routine known as the Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskar. The HSS launched the Health for Humanity Yogathon as an annual event in 2007 to create awareness about yog ...

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US House of Representatives recognizes Health for Humanity Yogathon

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh USA (HSS) hosts its annual "Yoga for Health, Health for Humanity Yogathon" or "Surya Namaskar Yajna". The 16-day event aims to create awareness about Yoga and its advantages in achieving a healthy body, mind and spirit. Surya Namaskar integrates simple Yoga postures in 10-steps that, along with easy breathing technique, can provide immense health benefits to both the body and the min ...

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Hero of Asia – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

120th Birth Anniversary Celebrations in Tokyo on 22 January, 2017 Tokyo, Japan. Team Netaji Japan along with Hindu Swaymsevak Sangh has organized Netaji Bose’s 120th birth anniversary celebrations on 22 Jan, 2017. This was the 5th consecutive year to celebrate the birth anniversary of Indian freedom fighter in Tokyo by Team Netaji Japan. This time the celebrations have also included a special tribute to Shr ...

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21-day ‘Vishwa Sangh Shiksha Varg-2016’ begins at Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya. Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) organised 21day cadre training camp ‘Vishwa Sangh Shiksha Varg-2016’ is being held at Nairobi, Kenya. Began on December 10, 2016 the 21day residential camp to conclude on December 31, 2016. RSS Akhil Bharatiya Sah Vyavastha Pramukh Anil Oak Ji, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh’s Soumitra Gokhale Ji, Anil Vartak Ji visited the Vishwa Sangh Shiksha Varg. On December 25, 20 ...

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UNESCO Inscribes India’s Ancient Wisdom ‘Yoga’ As Global Heritage

Yoga, India’s one of the ancient practices has now been inscribed as an element in the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity during the 11th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During this session, India’s proposal for inscribing Yoga as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity was unanimous ...

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“Dussera-Milan” organized by HSS Japan

"Dussera-Milan" was organized by HSS Japan on 9th October at Community Hall, Ojima Koto-Ku Tokyo, Japan to utilize the auspicious occasion of "Vijaya-Dashmi" for connecting various Indian organizations which are actively working in Japan for quite some years including some senior Japanese personalities who are having close relation with India. This include representatives from Odissa community, Maratha Mand ...

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