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Hindu-American Community Shares the Grief of the Jewish Community 

Hindu-American Community Shares the Grief  of the Jewish Community 

HOUSTON:  Hindus of Greater Houston stand united with the Jewish community of the Houston and with the Jewish community world-wide in mourning the lives of 11 victims of the cowardly hate crime which occurred at the Star of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. HGH President Parthasarathy Krishnaswamy stated “Our prayers are with the victims of this hate […]

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 […]

Komal Luthra, An Inspiring Intern for Hindus of Greater Houston

Komal Luthra, An Inspiring Intern for Hindus of Greater Houston

  HOUSTON: Komal Luthra graduated from Rice University in Houston, Texas in December 2017. She majored in Kinesiology-Sports Medicine with a minor in Biochemistry and Cell Biology and will be attending medical school in the Fall of 2018. Komal is keen to diversify her experiences through involvement in different activities. She served as the Internal […]

Hindus of Greater Houston Recognizes Young Hindu Leaders

Hindus of Greater Houston Recognizes Young Hindu Leaders

By Komal Luthra HOUSTON: On March 3, Hindus of Greater Houston hosted their 8th Annual Hindu Youth Awards Fundraising Gala at ISKCON Houston. The event packed with large number of youth attendees from prominent temples and organizations was chaired by Bhawna Luthra, accompanied by emcees Ratish Pillai, Komal Luthra, and Richa Dixit. Host ISKCON of […]

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. […]

Spectacular Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 by Hindus of Greater Houston & ISKCON of Houston

Spectacular Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 by Hindus of Greater Houston & ISKCON of Houston

HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH)& ISKCON celebrate this year’s auspicious Krishna Janmashtami (birthday of Lord Krishna) at ISKCON’s temple at 1320 West 34th St., Houston, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 6pm till midnight. For the first time in years the HGH-sponsored event will be held at a venue other than the George Brown […]

Festival of India – Greater Houston Rath Yatra 2017

Festival of India – Greater Houston Rath Yatra 2017

THE WOODLANDS: The rain clouds disappeared into thin layers of heavenly covering while the gorgeous thick forest trees surrounded the site for the 5th Annual Greater Houston Rath Yatra on Saturday, June 24. The Char Dham Hindu Temple and Star Plus presented this year’s Festival of India at a new location: the Char Dham Hindu […]

Hindus of Greater Houston Present Awards to Seven Inspirational Youth

Hindus of Greater Houston Present Awards to Seven Inspirational Youth

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: When you leave your motherland and make a life in an alien country, your cultural identity can become divided. The situation is even more challenging for the second-generation youth, who must balance the culture at home with the mainstream culture in school and at work. To recognize youth who’ve retained their […]

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. […]

Hindus of Greater Houston’s Annual Youth Award Gala

Hindus of Greater Houston’s  Annual Youth Award Gala

By Priya Prasad PEARLAND: As the sun, illuminating the silver Ratham (chariot) at Sri Meenakshi Temple Society (MTS), set on April 9, a packed audience gathered to honor Houston’s seva-minded youth at the 6th annual Hindu Youth Award and Gala held by the Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH). The event recognizes Hindu youth, ages 16 to […]

Partha Krishnaswamy: New President of Hindus of Greater Houston

Partha Krishnaswamy: New President of Hindus of Greater Houston

HOUSTON: Partha Krishnaswamy is the new President of Hindus of Greater Houston An outstanding community organizer, Parthasarathy Krishnaswamy, literally lives up to his name and preserves the reputation the name enjoys among Hindus. Lord Krishna is known as Parthasarathy, as the charioteer for the warrior Arjun in the epic Mahabharat. The board of directors of […]

26th Annual Janmashtami Celebrated by HGH

26th Annual Janmashtami Celebrated by HGH

HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston celebrated the grand annual Janmashtami for the 26th time with great pomp and fervor on September 12. People poured into the George R Brown convention center despite the many conflicting events on the same day and the road closures due to construction around the center. More than 45 organizations who […]

2015 Lifetime Achievement Award

2015 Lifetime Achievement Award

HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston recognizes significant contribution of a special individual by awarding its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at its 26th year Janmashtami 2015 festival at George R. Brown Convention Center. This year we recognize Dr. Durga Agrawal for his outstanding and sustained community service. Dr. Durga Agrawal was born in Lakhanpur, a small […]

Spectacular Janmashtami Celebrations by the Hindus of Greater Houston

Spectacular Janmashtami Celebrations  by the Hindus of Greater Houston

HOUSTON:   Hindus of Greater Houston celebrates Krishna Janmashtami (birthday of Lord Krishna) at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 6pm till midnight. It is the largest community-wide gathering celebrating a Hindu festival in the United States. The event is free and open to all; and presents a perfect opportunity […]

Hindus of Greater Houston Present 2015 Hindu Youth Awards

Hindus of Greater Houston Present 2015 Hindu Youth Awards

By Anant Desai HOUSTON: Six young Hindu’s received 2015 Annual Hindu Youth Award from Hindu’s of Greater Houston.  This year’s gala was hosted by Chinmaya Mission Houston on April 11.  Next year’s awards will be hosted by Sri Meenakshi Temple. Hindu Youth Award recipients were Sriharsha Kethireddipalli, of Chinmaya Mission, Houston, Vyas Ramankulangara, of Vedic […]

Hindus of Greater Houston :Diwali Food Drive

Hindus of Greater Houston :Diwali Food Drive

By Venugopal Menon HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston wishes all a very happy Deepavali, the festival of lights. The ‘Festival of Lights’ signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.  As an appropriate gesture, and corresponding to their 25 year observance of Janmashtami together, the several […]