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Spectacular Royal Wedding of Lord Ram & Sita

Spectacular Royal Wedding of Lord Ram & Sita

By Geetha Ravula Shri Sita Ram Foundation, USA  and Sri Rama Jaya Niketan Temple hosted a spectacular Sri Ram Navami Festival 2022 for Greater Houston community at large on Saturday, April 9th, 2022 on the new temple grounds at 5500 Queenston Blvd, Houston. This First ever festival on Temple grounds was well received by about […]

JK Yog’s Holi Celebration: Exhiliration, Excitement, Enthusiasm, Exuberance

JK Yog’s Holi Celebration: Exhiliration, Excitement, Enthusiasm, Exuberance

HOUSTON: Exhilaration, excitement, enthusiasm, exuberance – it was all that and more….as 2500 people came out to the grounds of India House, 8888 W Bellfort Ave, Houston, TX 77031,  on Sunday March 20th, 2022, 11 am to 4 pm. People thronged to the festival to enjoy a gorgeous afternoon of fun, colors, colors, colors everywhere, […]

Holi: Festival of Colors — Fun-filled Mega Charity Event

Holi: Festival of Colors — Fun-filled Mega Charity Event

HOUSTON: Holi – Festival of colors 2022 is set to take place Sunday, March 20, 2022, from 11 AM – 4 PM in India House Grounds at 8888, West Bellfort Avenue, Houston, Texas 77031 – Award winning Bollywood celebrities with perform LIVE & host this Grand Holi, a Mega Fun-filled Charity Event to experience Color […]

Are You Ready for an In-Person Holi Fest — Masala Radio’s 13th Houston Holi Festival with Jay Sean

Are You Ready for an In-Person Holi Fest — Masala Radio’s 13th Houston Holi Festival with Jay Sean

HOUSTON: After what seems to have been a 2 year long winter…people are so excited to celebrate Good over Evil – the Harvest – everything that is fresh, vibrant…ALIVE!  Masala Radio 98.7 FM presents the 13th Annual  HOUSTON HOLI – the Indian Festival of Colors on SAT MAR 26th 11AM – 5PM.  This year’s featuring concert is […]

On Her Third Anniversary, Maaji Still Showers Us with Blessings

On Her Third Anniversary, Maaji Still Showers Us with Blessings

Statue of Equality Inauguration: A Proud Moment for Sri Ashtalakshmi Temple-Houston Devotees

Statue of Equality Inauguration:  A Proud Moment for Sri Ashtalakshmi Temple-Houston Devotees

By Aparna Tamirisa and Ranganath Kandala HYDERABAD: As we speak, the inaugural ceremony of the Statue of Equality is taking place in Telangana, India.  A magnificent symbol of inclusion, The Statue of Equality was entirely conceptualized by Acharya His Holiness Sri Sri Sri Tridandi Chinnajeeyar Swamiji. The Statue is a reminder, at a time where […]

HGH Chairman Dev Mahajan Retires, New Chairman is Rasesh Dalal

HGH Chairman Dev Mahajan Retires, New Chairman is Rasesh Dalal

HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston wishes to announce its Chairman Shri. Dev Mahajan retiring from the HGH Advisory Council after having served his 10-year tenure. Upon his retirement, Shri Rasesh Dalal, VPSS will assume the role of Chairman of the Advisory Council. HGH held a meeting at Arya Samaj on January 22nd, 2022. Sanjay Jain, […]

MTS Election Adds New Board of Directors

MTS Election Adds New Board of Directors

PEARLAND: Sri Meenakshi Temple Society’s Board of Directors’ election is held every other year on the first Sunday of December. The Board consists of 20 members, 18 of whom are elected for a four year term and two are appointed from the community for a two year term. Nine members of the Board are elected […]

Maheshwari Mahasabha Houston Community Celebrates Diwali

Maheshwari Mahasabha Houston Community Celebrates Diwali

Houston: The Maheshwari Mahasabha of North America (MMNA) Houston community celebrated Diwali Milan on 13th November 2021, at VPSS Haveli with food, fun and laughter. This auspicious occasion, the festival of lights, the most important festival for all Hindus globally symbolizes the victory of good over evil, celebrating Lord Rama’s vanquishment of the evil king […]

Chinmaya Mission Houston Releases a New “Upanishad Daily” App

Chinmaya Mission Houston Releases a New “Upanishad Daily” App

By Diya Vuthandam Houston: In our fast-paced environments, filled with back-to-back meetings, classes, and notifications, an invaluable nugget of wisdom embedded in our daily routines can be just what we need to recenter ourselves. This was the intention harnessed by Chinmaya Mission Houston (CMH) as they developed their newly released app, “Upanishad Daily”, giving seamless […]

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston Celebrates Diwali Yagna with CGI

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston Celebrates Diwali Yagna with CGI

By Maya and Shriya Bindal Houston: On November 6, 2021, members of Arya Samaj Greater Houston gathered to celebrate Diwali Yajna in a safe and festive environment. Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, celebrates the spiritual victory of good over evil, light over darkness, and new beginnings. In order to celebrate this grand […]

Chinmaya Mission Houston Celebrates Diwali with Serenity and Joy

Chinmaya Mission Houston Celebrates Diwali with Serenity and Joy

By Rajesh Thatte Houston: Dipavali, the auspicious Hindu festival of lights was celebrated with serenity and joy at Chinmaya Mission Houston over a two-day period. On Wednesday November 3, priest Sri Ganesh Sathayanarayana performed the Astalaksmi Puja at Sri Saumyakasi Sivalaya. The Sivalaya is now open to the public following all safety guidelines. While the […]

America’s First Ismaili Center will be Architectural Jewel for Houston

America’s First Ismaili Center will be Architectural Jewel for Houston

By Diane Cowen Houston: The Ismaili Center Houston’s architecture and gardens will set a new bar in a city increasingly devoted to modern design and lush green spaces. With a structure designed by U.K.-based Farshid Moussavi and gardens by Thomas Woltz of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects — a renowned landscape architect known locally for […]

Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja’s 100th Appearance Day Celebrated Worldwide

Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja’s 100th Appearance Day Celebrated Worldwide

Houston: On February 11th, the auspicious day of Mauni Amavasya, devotees around the world celebrated the 100th Appearance Day (Centennial Vyasa-puja) festival of Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja (known affectionately around the world as “Srila Gurudeva”), who is recognized as a pure devotee of Lord Krishna in the line of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and […]

Under Guise of Protecting Workers, California Defines (and Demonizes) Hinduism

Under Guise of Protecting Workers, California Defines (and Demonizes) Hinduism

By Kavita Pallod Sekhsaria (RNS): In a discrimination case involving a Cisco Systems employee, the state of California has taken the bold and alarming step of defining Hinduism while simultaneously demonizing it. In a case that has bounced from federal court to local court, California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing’s lawsuit has alleged that […]

Happy Gurupurabh — Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

Happy Gurupurabh — Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, also is known as Gurpurabh and Prakash Utsav, marks the birthday of the tenth guru of Guru Gobind Singh, Gobind Singh was the Sikh Guru, a spiritual master, warrior, poet, and philosopher. The day is celebrated either in the month of January or December. Guru Gobind Singh was the 10 Sikh […]

Hindus of Greater Houston Present 2020 Youth Awards

Hindus of Greater Houston Present 2020 Youth Awards

By Manu Shah Houston: Hindus of Greater Houston closed out 2020 with an uplifting event, honoring ten Hindu youth who live their Hindu values by finding enterprising ways to serve the community. Nominated by various Hindu faith based organizations, they were recognized for their service to the community and promoting Hindu culture at the 10th […]

Devotees Perform Bhoomi Pujan for First Hanuman Temple in Brookshire

Devotees Perform Bhoomi Pujan for First Hanuman Temple in Brookshire

Brookshire: With Lord Hanuman ji’s grace and community support, Devotees successfully completed the Bhoomi Pujan for the first Hanuman Temple in Brookshire, Katy, West Houston during Nov 27-29th. Challenges of continuing Covid Pandemic and rather sudden onset of cold and rain were respectfully managed by a strong Volunteer Team. Puja rituals and Yagnas were conducted […]

Hindus of Greater Houston 10th Annual Hindu Youth Awards 2020

Hindus of Greater Houston 10th Annual Hindu Youth Awards 2020

By Manu Shah Houston: Like most other celebrations this year, the 10th Hindu Youth Awards will also be celebrated virtually on 19  December, from 8 pm to 9:30 pm. The celebrations will honor ten youth who  were nominated by the Greater Houston area temples and organizations and will recognize them  for their outstanding achievements and […]

Guru Nanak Ji Jayanti Celebrated by Sikhs throughout the Globe

Guru Nanak Ji Jayanti Celebrated by Sikhs throughout the Globe

Amritsar: Guru Nanak Dev Ji – the first Sikh Guru’s birthday – is widely celebrated across the globe. The auspicious day is known as Guru Nanak Jayanti, Gurpurab or Guru Nanak Prakash Parv. This year, Guru Nanak Jayanti falls on November 30. Ahead of this day, Gurudwaras are decked up and the festive fervour can […]