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New App from CMH: Vedanta Daily — Simplified Insights into Eternal Truth

New App from CMH: Vedanta Daily — Simplified Insights into Eternal Truth

Men of great wisdom, like Pujya Gurudeva Chinmayananda, descend to our plane out of their kindness and a keen desire to share the highest truths. Vedanta, literally means the ultimate end or culmination of Knowledge (Vedas). Many great Rishis, Masters and Acharyas have endeavored to take us closer to this Absolute Truth. Swami Chinmayananda was […]

HSS Celebrates 18th Hindu Unity Day with Dharmic Organizations of Houston

HSS Celebrates 18th Hindu Unity Day with Dharmic Organizations of Houston

    By Viren Vyas HOUSTON: The Houston chapter of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh USA (HSS) held its 18th annual Hindu Unity Day on Saturday, August 27th, at the ISKCON of Houston. Representatives from more than 50 Hindu organizations attended this conference. HSS has been collaborating Hindu Unity Day celebration since 2005 with other Dharmic organizations. […]

Huge Celebration of Shri Krishna Janmashtami by ISKCON, HGH

Huge Celebration of Shri Krishna Janmashtami by ISKCON, HGH

HOUSTON: This year, ISKCON of Houston, celebrated the auspicious occasion – Janmasthami (Lord Krishna’s Appearance Day) in a huge way, with midnight aarti (worship), inspiring kirtans, enlivening children’s costume contest (coordinated by Hindus of Greater Houston), dancing and classical performances by local talent and organized by the world-renowned Mrs. Yamuna Srinidhi. No festival is complete […]

Puranava India Cuture Fest Celebrated as Pearland Mayor Recognizes with Proclamation

Puranava India Cuture Fest Celebrated as Pearland Mayor Recognizes with Proclamation

The 4th Annual Puranava India Culture Fest, organized by Global Organization for Divinity, was held at Pearland Town Center on the lovely summer afternoon of Aug 13. The event saw a moving crowd of almost 1000 through the day from across the Greater Houston area and other parts of Texas including Austin and Dallas. The event […]

HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston is celebrating its grand 11th Annual Hindu Youth Awards on Sept 10, 2022, at the newly renovated KM auditorium at Sri Meenakshi Temple. This year marks the 75th year of Indian’s independence and the Prime Minister of India has coined the celebrations as “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”. Hindus of Greater […]

4th Annual Puranava Festival in Pearland

4th Annual Puranava Festival in Pearland

Pearland, TX – The fourth annual “Puranava” Indian Culture Fest will be held at the Pearland Town Center Pavilion on Saturday, August 13, 2022. Cultural performances will begin from 5 pm onwards, with dance, chess and art competitions starting from 1 pm onwards. This culture fest is a free and open, public event. “Pura” means ancient and […]

Artist Navin Soni’s Paintings Span Bhuj Pastorals, Religious Traditions

Artist Navin Soni’s Paintings Span Bhuj Pastorals, Religious Traditions

By Jawahar Malhotra PLANO, TX: For the past 15 days, Navin Soni has drawn on his imagination to create 10 unique paintings that will be exhibited in the hallways of the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir in Plano on August 6 to commemorate the life of Bhramanand Swami who lived 200 years ago. These will also be […]

Swami Mukundananda: Lectures on Life Transformation, Science of Happiness

Swami Mukundananda: Lectures on Life Transformation, Science of Happiness

HOUSTON: Swami Mukundananda ji, a world-renowned teacher of Spirituality, Yoga & Meditation, will conduct two different programs from August 4 – August 17 in Houston. The first week-long program is a Life Transformation Program (LTP) for the holistic well-being of body, mind and soul. It is a combined approach of yoga and intellectual discourses by Swami Mukundananda. Swamiji will […]

Hindu Heritage Youth Camp (HHYC) Counselors Preparing for 210 Campers

Hindu Heritage Youth Camp (HHYC) Counselors Preparing for 210 Campers

By Dhwani Dawar HOUSTON: The excitement of the counselors is palpable in the air as they work vigorously to prepare the arts and crafts supplies for camp. Another group of counselors sits in the corner with the directors practicing their educations and ensuring that everything is perfect for their campers. This hustle and bustle occurs […]

Swami Mukundananda’s Lecture Series in Houston, Aug 4-17

Swami Mukundananda’s Lecture Series in Houston, Aug 4-17

HOUSTON: We all appear to want so many things in life – but behind all our endeavors is our singular desire to be happy. This innate quest for happiness is possibly the most defining and uniting aspect of all humankind. And yet despite this, happiness seems to elude us. American philosopher Henry David Thoreau once […]

Auspicious Groundbreaking Ceremony for Unique SDKKM Temple

Auspicious Groundbreaking Ceremony for Unique SDKKM Temple

By Sanchali Basu HOUSTON: It was an auspicious and glorious hot summer day in Houston, fourth largest city of United States, when the groundbreaking ceremony of the Shiv Durga Krishna Kali Mandir (SDKKM) was held on the hallowed grounds, adjacent and east of 16628 Kieth Harrow Blvd home for Sri Govindaji Gaudiya Matha temple in […]

ISKCON of Houston’s Ecstatic Celebration of Jagannath Yatra

ISKCON of Houston’s Ecstatic Celebration of Jagannath Yatra

HOUSTON: Sunday, June 12th evening turned out to be a blissful day despite the simmering heat with the auspicious and ecstatic celebration of Jagannath Ratha yatra with hundreds of Houstonians at ISKCON of Houston. The Festival of Chariots (Ratha Yatra), is a joyous event celebrated for thousands of years in the Indian holy city of […]

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston (ASGH) 2022 DAVSS School Graduation

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston (ASGH) 2022 DAVSS School Graduation

HOUSTON: Sunday May 15, was another milestone in the history of Arya Samaj Greater Houston (ASGH) which runs the DAV Sanskriti School (DAVSS). Children from K to grade 12 join for some 35 Sundays during the year where ASGH volunteers lead the classes on the Universal Living Values of Sanatan (Vedic-Hindu) Dharma. Grades 9 to […]

JVB Preksha Center Conducts 20th Family Retreat Camp in Austin

JVB Preksha Center Conducts 20th Family Retreat Camp in Austin

By Kuldeep Lunia AUSTIN: Under the spiritual guidance and presence of Samani Malay Pragya ji and Samani Neeti Pragya ji, JVB Preksha Meditation Center, Houston conducted its 20th Annual 3-day Family Retreat Camp at Radha Madhav Dham (a 200-acre representation facility of Braj, India) in Austin, TX from April 15th to 17th 2022. About 125+ participants from the Greater Houston area, […]

Hindu Worship Society Celebrates New Shiv Mandir & Nav Grah Sthapana

Hindu Worship Society Celebrates New Shiv Mandir & Nav Grah Sthapana

12th Mayor’s Iftar Brings Out the Faithful

12th Mayor’s Iftar Brings Out the Faithful

Obituaries for Shri Prabhat Chandra Sharma

Obituaries for Shri Prabhat Chandra Sharma

 

SNC Vaisakhi Mela: Worth Waiting Three Years!

SNC Vaisakhi Mela: Worth Waiting Three Years!

JVB Houston Honors Chairman Swatantra Jain and Mrs. Bimla Jain

JVB Houston Honors Chairman Swatantra Jain and Mrs. Bimla Jain

HOUSTON: JVB Houston recently honored its Chairman, Mr. Swatantra Jain and his wife Mrs. Bimla Jain for their philanthropic contributions to several organizations in Houston. The timing of the ceremony was dictated by Mr.& Mrs. Jain’s latest sponsorship of Sahitya Sadnam (A modern library of Jain scriptures, original manuscripts, books written by famous JVB Acharyas […]

2,000 attendees thronged the Bayou City Center for the Houston Iftar 2022

2,000 attendees thronged the Bayou City Center for the Houston Iftar 2022

HOUSTON: As the public activities have started to transpire, for the Houstonians, beginning of Ramadan 2022 meant the exciting news that in-Person “Houston Iftar: Annual Ramadan Dinner with Mayor” is happening on April 10th, 2022 at the established picturesque Bayou City Event Center near the METRO Depot. During pandemic in 2022 and 2021, this event […]