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Sanskrit Training In India; ‘Sanscript’ Your Success Story

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

  Source NEW DELHI, INDIA, July 9, 2014 (Hindustan Times): When minister Sushma Swaraj and other members of Parliament were sworn in last month, they chose to take their oath in Sanskrit. The language is gradually gaining popularity but there is still a long way to go when it comes to beating the misconception that […]

The History of Hindu India: A Review

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

  Source WASHINGTON, DC, July 10, 2014 (by Murali Balaji): Teaching history continues to be one of the biggest challenges in school districts across America, as schools must often grapple with outdated standards and old and inaccurate textbooks. In addition, teachers can sometimes struggle transitioning to the most current pedagogical approaches. History can also be […]

Victoria, BC, Canada Holds India Cultural Festival

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

  Source VICTORIA, BC CANADA, June 27, 2014 (Times Colonist): Music, movies, dance and the auspicious arrangement of home furniture are featured in this year’s Cultural and Arts Festival of India at the Victoria Hindu Temple. A Mosaic of Music, Movies and Dance is this year’s cultural theme for the festival, running today and Sunday, […]

Om at the Airport: Helsinki Offering Yoga for Stressed Travelers

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

  Source HELSINKI, FINLAND, June 10, 2014 (New York Daily News): Passengers departing Helsinki can now reduce the stress of travel by participating in pre-flight yoga and Pilates classes being offered through the airport’s TravelLab, which aims to improve the experience of flying. As part of a testing phase, a limited selection of Om sessions […]

Hinduism Today Releases Documentary: “The History of Hindu India”

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

KAUAI, HAWAII, July 1, 2014: The editorial team of Hinduism Today is pleased to announce the release of its professional documentary film, “The History of Hindu India” (Part 1), developed in collaboration with Dr. Shiva Bajpai, Professor Emeritus of History, California State University Northridge. More than a year in the making, the movie (http://bit.ly/HinduHistory) provides […]

World Hindu Congress to be Held in Delhi in November

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

NEW ZEALAND, April 10, 2014 (Indian Weekender): The inaugural World Hindu Congress will be held in New Delhi, India, later in the year. The November 21-23 conference has been organized by the World Hindu Foundation. Leaders and representatives of various Hindu organizations, temples and associations are invited to attend the congress. The number of delegates […]

Sanskrit Conference at McGill

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

MONTREAL, CANADA, June 7, 2014 (Weekly Voice): Samskrita Bharati (Canada) participated in the 10th Annual Sanskrit Conference held at McGill University in Montreal on Friday, May 30th where they launched their unique product — Sanskrit Greeting Cards — with the support of Prof. (Dr.) Arvind Sharma. Samskrita Bharati (Canada) wishes to make Sanskrit popular in […]

Honoring the Deities of Music

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

KARNATAKA, INDIA, June 15, 2014 (New Indian Express): Come summer, the banks of Cauvery teem with known Carnatic musicians, connoisseurs, budding artists and ordinary village folk converging on the remote village of Rudrapatna in Hassan, Karnataka. However, for most visitors, it is also an occasion to visit Rudrapatna’s unique temple dedicated to music and the […]

Pashupati Trust Issues Permits for Priests

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

KATHMANDU, NEPAL, June 18, 2014 (My Repbulica): Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) has issued permits to only 330 priests to carry out rituals on the premises of the famous Hindu shrine. The PADT selected the 330 priests on the basis of their academic qualification. From now onward, priests other than the ones approved by the […]

India Continues To Promote Culture In Fiji

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

FIJI, June 14, 2014 (The Jet): The Government of India via its Indian Council for Cultural Relations continues to assist people of Fiji with donations of musical instruments and educational scholarships. Director Indian Cultural Centre in Fiji, Kishan Lal Kanojia said, “The musical Instruments sent from Indian Council for Cultural Relations were gifted by His […]