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HWS Bhoomi Puja for New Shiv Mandir and Construction Starts

HWS Bhoomi Puja for New Shiv Mandir and Construction Starts

  BY JAWAHAR MALHOTRA Houston: several months of planning and design effort for the Shiv Temple at the Hindu Worship Society, a bhumi puja was held on Friday, July 24 at a mahurat (auspicious time) decided by HWS priest Bhawani Shankar Shastri ji. City and county guidelines were observed for the ceremony, which was attended, […]

Hindu Worship Society Elects Ravi Goel as President for 2019-2021

Hindu Worship Society Elects Ravi Goel as President for 2019-2021

BY MANU SHAH HOUSTON: The Hindu Worship Society (HWS) has the distinction of being the second oldest Hindu temple in Houston. Founded in 1969 by a handful of Hindu Americans who wanted to sustain and practice their Hindu traditions, the temple moved to its present location in 1980. As the congregation grew, the South Indian […]

In spite of Challenging Weather Hundreds of Devotees Attend the Annual Event of Mata Ji Ki Chowki at Hindu Worship Society!

In spite of Challenging Weather Hundreds of Devotees Attend the Annual Event of Mata Ji Ki Chowki at Hindu Worship Society!

By Nisha  Bhatia, Pramod Sharma & Manish Khatri HOUSTON: Hindu Worship Society, Houston’s oldest temple, started off the New Year by hosting its annual Mata Chowki held on January 1, 2018. This Chowki brought many devotees out to the temple seeking Mata Rani’s blessings for a great and prosperous New Year. The function was about […]

Hundreds Throng Mata Di Chowki by Puneet Khurana at HWS

Hundreds Throng Mata Di Chowki by Puneet Khurana at HWS

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It must have easily been among the busiest days this year for the Hindu Worship Society and the crowds kept coming, despite being hampered by parking. The main congregation hall was standing room only, well into the night as the faithful came in to be part of the adulation for the […]