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Hindus of Greater Houston Supports BIPOC Yoga Teachers

Hindus of Greater Houston Supports BIPOC Yoga Teachers

By Pooja Salhotra Houston: In response to calls for racial justice last summer, Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) donated about $8,000 to fund yoga-teacher-training for four Black students, each of whom is, in their own way, spreading the mind and body practice to marginalized communities. Last summer, a 46-year-old Black man named George Floyd died […]

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 […]

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 […]

HGH Seeks Apology from Emgage

HGH Seeks Apology from Emgage

To: Wa’el Alzayat, CEO of National Emgage Foundation, Inc.  Reference: Protest against Activities of Emgage in Texas District 22 We write in protest of your recent announcement of non-endorsement in the Texas Congressional District 22 race. We are unconcerned about who you choose to endorse; rather, we are shocked at the language used in describing […]

Hindus of Greater Houston E-Janmashtami 2020 Online Parade

Hindus of Greater Houston E-Janmashtami 2020 Online Parade

By Thara Narasimhan Houston: Hindus of Greater Houston celebrated E- Janmashtami 2020 Photo and Video parade online this year, that was an outstanding success. Thanks to the parents enthusiasm to register on our website and submit a lovely array of most charming kids with their photos and some with videos. A total of 197 participants […]

Hindus of Greater Houston Hold Successful Blood Drive at Arya Samaj

Hindus of Greater Houston Hold Successful Blood Drive at Arya Samaj

BY MANU SHAH HOUSTON: On May 31st, Hindus of Greater Houston’s COVID-19 relief efforts extended beyond multiple food drives, PPE donations and raising funds. The organization, in partnership with Arya Samaj Houston and the Gulf Coast Blood Center, organized its first blood drive for the blood bank whose supplies were being stretched thin.One of Houston’s […]

Hindus of Greater Houston Elect New Board, Thara Narasimhan as President

Hindus of Greater Houston Elect New Board, Thara Narasimhan as President

HOUSTON: After an incredible three year run as President of Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH), Partha Krishnaswamy handed over the reins to Thara Narasimhan in February 2019. As one of its founders, Thara’s association with the organization runs deep and with this she becomes the first woman to head HGH. While she “understands the greater […]

Hindu Youth Awards Gala

Hindu Youth Awards Gala

HOUSTON: The Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) is proud to announce the ‘Hindu Youth Awards Gala’ on Saturday, April 11 at Chinmaya Mission, 10353 Synott Road, Sugar Land, TX  77498. 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, […]