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Hindu Heritage Youth Camp: Promoting Hindu Dharma

Hindu Heritage Youth Camp: Promoting Hindu Dharma

By Abhimanyu Aggarwal  HOUSTON: It’s a warm Sunday afternoon and the Hindu Heritage Youth Camp (HHYC) is in the midst of its weekly camp training meeting. Rohan Chaudhary, a third year counselor, is leading a group of 50 counselors in teaching “Ram, Ravan” – an activity that puts a twist on the game of tag […]

Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott Host the First-Ever Deepawali Celebration at their Mansion

Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott Host the First-Ever Deepawali Celebration at their Mansion

HOUSTON: The Honorable Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott hosted the first-ever Deepwali celebration at their mansion in Austin, TX on Friday, November 13.  Consul General of India in Houston, P Harish and a few prominent members of the Indian American community from the State of Texas were invited to this special occasion. […]

Thousands Celebrate Janmashtami at Radha Madhav Dham Temple

Thousands Celebrate Janmashtami at  Radha Madhav Dham Temple

AUSTIN: Over 4,000 devotees, from newborns to seniors, gathered at Radha Madhav Dham Temple in Austin to celebrate Shree Krishna Janmashtami.  The excitement was palpable days in advance when volunteers began preparing for the grand celebrations and decorating one of the largest temples in the U.S. for the occasion. In anticipation of the festivities, hundreds […]

Radha Madhav Dham Welcomes Dr. Subramanian Swamy to Austin

Radha Madhav Dham Welcomes  Dr. Subramanian Swamy to Austin

India’s Recovery – How to Balance Material Progress with Spiritual Values AUSTIN, TX: Radha Madhav Dham hosted Dr. Subramanian Swamy for a luncheon and public address during his first trip to Austin, Texas on Wed August 26. Leaders and members of Austin Hindu community took time out of their busy Wednesday and had an invaluable […]

Rachana Sudhir

Rachana Sudhir

AUSTIN: Rachana Sudhir, 12 years, won the Gold medal in the recently concluded USA Taekwondo (USAT) Nationals Competition held at Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX from July 4- 10. Being the youngest in the 12-14 years category, Rachana struck gold in Board Breaking and bronze in the Poomsae (forms) competition in the her belt category for […]

Hundreds of Devotees Flock Around the World to be a Part of Radha Rani Rath Yatra

AUSTIN, TX: Radha Rani Rath Yatra (Radha Rani’s Chariot Procession) is a unique event that is the highlight of all the events held at the exceptionally beautiful Radha Madhav Dham located in Austin, Texas. Every year the Procession draws larger and larger crowds, and it is indeed a sight to behold. A magnificent chariot drawn […]

Radha Madhav Dham Youth Reach Out and Connect with Refugee Kids Living in Austin

Radha Madhav Dham Youth Reach Out  and Connect with Refugee Kids Living in Austin

AUSTIN,TX:On July 2, a group of youth and teens from Radha Madhav Dham headed over to the Capitol Building grounds in Austin, Texas. A little nervous, anxious, but very excited, approximately 50 youth, ranging in age from 7 to 20 years, headed out in anticipation of the community outreach event they had spent four days […]

A Magical Experience of Colors at Radha Madhav Dham, Austin

A Magical Experience of Colors at  Radha Madhav Dham, Austin

AUSTIN, TX: After weeks of cold and gloomy weather, Saturday, March 7, turned out to be a cool spring day – warmed up somewhat with the sun trying to peek in from behind the clouds. Despite the lingering cold and threats of rain, more than 4,000 people gathered to celebrate the Indian festival of Holi. […]

Diwali Celebrations at UT Austin

 By Namita Pallod AUSTIN: On October 23, students of The University of Texas at Austin gathered together in front of the renowned UT tower to celebrate Diwali. This event was put on by Hindu Students Association, with sophomores Namita Pallod and Bharath Lavendra leading the charge. Preparation for the event began in May. When asked […]

A Simply Magnificient Diwali Celebrations at Radha Madhav Dham

AUSTIN, TX: Amazing fireworks, captivating rangoli’s, beautifully adorning lamps sparkling up the temple grounds, mouth-watering delicacies and raas garba dancing until midnight – Diwali at Radha Madhav Dham was buzzing with energy and activity until late into the night on October 18. Over 6,000 people flocked into the temple premises. It was a perfect family […]