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HGH to Honor Beth Kukarni for Decades of Volunteer Service

HGH to Honor Beth Kukarni for Decades of Volunteer Service

By Haider Kazim HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) will present their 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award to Beth Kulkarni for her volunteerism and inspirational service to the community for nearly four decades. The award will be presented on August 25 at the Janmashtami celebrations at George Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. Bollywood legend Anupam […]

Hindu Leaders Meet Organized by HGH

Hindu Leaders Meet Organized by HGH

By Thara Narasimhan HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) primary role is mainly to bring together all Hindu organizations and hold a Leaders meeting of all Heads and Representation of Temples and Organizations at least once a year. HGH brings together the various organizations under one roof and celebrates one popular Hindu festival, the birth […]

8th Annual Hindu Youth Awards

8th Annual Hindu Youth Awards

HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) is proud to announce their 8th Annual Hindu Youth Awards and Fundraising Gala on March 3, at ISKCON of Houston (1320 W 34th St, Houston, TX 77018) at 5:30 pm. The purpose of this event is to recognize young Hindu leaders for their achievements in academics, service, and leadership. […]

7th ‘Hindu Youth Awards and Fundraising Gala’ on Saturday, April 22

7th ‘Hindu Youth Awards and Fundraising Gala’ on Saturday, April 22

HOUSTON: The Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) is proud to announce the 7th ‘Hindu Youth Awards and Fundraising Gala’ on Saturday, April 22, at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. The objective of the Youth Gala is to identify and recognize the future Hindu leaders, to encourage them to preserve and persevere its proud legacy, and to […]

27th Janamashtami Celebrations by HGH

27th Janamashtami Celebrations by HGH

HOUSTON: Festivals are great unifiers and the spectacular 27th Janamastami celebration at the George Brown Convention center on September 10, was no exception. With around 65 organizations supporting this event, the Hindus of Greater Houston lived up to its mission of bringing Hindus together to celebrate festivals collectively.  Many senior members of the community were […]

Spectacular Janmashtami Celebrations by the Hindus of Greater Houston

Spectacular Janmashtami Celebrations by the Hindus of Greater Houston

HOUSTON: The new academic year in Houston begins with the 27th grand annual Janmashtami celebrations by the Hindus of Greater Houston. We invite all Houston families, friends and neighbors to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami (birthday of Lord Krishna) at the Hall B3, George R. Brown Convention Center on Saturday, September 10,  from 6 pm until midnight. […]

Anshuman Desai: New HGH President

Anshuman Desai: New HGH President

HOUSTON: The recent appointment of long time Houstonian Anshuman Desai as the president of HGH heralds the emergence and establishment of “One voice,” a “united Hindu voice.” Desai, is proud of his Hindu Identity and not shy of showing his Hindu pride. He has committed himself to reinvigorate the HGH, by focusing on the organization’s […]

Donations Flow as Awareness Spreads of the Genocide of Yezidis

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: The disclaimer at the beginning of the video clip warned that the images were graphic and disturbing and this steeled people for what was to come. But images played on the screen and the audio description was so powerful that, only minutes into the video, it shook many in the audience […]

Hindus of Greater Houston at the Institute of Spirituality Annual Event

By Dr. Venugopal Menon HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston sponsored a table at the annual fund-raising luncheon of the Institute of Spirituality and Health event, thus supporting an essential element of the role of the mind playing in health and illness. The Institute for Spirituality and Health (ISH), the 60–year-old organization at the Medical Center […]

Hindus of Greater Houston: On to Wider Agenda and Broader Leadership

By Dr. Venugopal Menon HOUSTON: With well over a hundred thousand and steadily growing population, Hindus are distinctly the third largest religious community in the Greater Houston area.  The last four decades witnessed the creation of several temples and organizations catering to the spiritual, social and philosophic needs of the faith, engaging various sections of […]

Diwali Food Bank Drive: Collective Effort by the Hindus of Greater Houston

HGH Food Bank Drive: Delivered $8000 and 2000 lbs Food.  By Dr. Venugopal Menon HOUSTON: The several temples and organizations of Houston under the banner of the Hindus of Greater Houston donated about 2000 pounds of food and $8000 in cash to the Houston Food Bank, thus collectively joining hands and showing a combined presence […]

A Quarter Century of Houston’s Hindu Heritage Meld Together in Janamashtami Celebrations

A Quarter Century of Houston’s Hindu Heritage  Meld Together in Janamashtami Celebrations

  [picasa width=”300″ height=”200″ bgcolor=”#000000″ autoplay=”1″ showcaption=”1″ user=”indoamericannews@gmail.com” album=”es_JanmashtamiBooths2014″] For Pictures of the featured booths, click on the slide viewer above Click here for photo collage   Click here for Video Clips   Click here for your feedback on Janamashtami festival By Jawahar Malhotra  HOUSTON: It was a jumble of colors and commotion in the […]

Hindus of Greater Houston’s Janamashtmi Celebration: Kickoff Meeting with Organization Leaders

By Radha Rani Dixit  HOUSTON: 2014 is an exciting year for the people of Houston as we celebrate the 25th year of the Janmasthami festival in Houston under the banner of Hindus of Greater Houston, an organization whose motto is to celebrate our festivals collectively. On the auspicious day of Guru Purnima, Saturday July 12, […]

Silver Jubilee Janmashtami Celebrations by the Hindus of Greater Houston

HOUSTON: 2014 marks the 25th anniversary celebrations of Janmashtami (birthday of Lord Krishna) in Houston by the Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH). This community-wide event will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Saturday, August 23, 2014 in a bigger hall with 135000 square feet of space, which can accommodate over 10 […]