In a conversation with New York based TV host Riti Sunshine Bhalla, made possible with months of planning between Bhalla’s production team and NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Williams thanked the Indian people for their support and hoped to visit India next Diwali and meet them in person. Read more »
Washington(USA) : Highlighting the universal message of Diwali of “victory of light over darkness, hope over despair”, US President Barack Obama lit a traditional diya to celebrate Diwali with Indian-Americans at a reception at the White House complex. Read more »
Luxembourg; a pint-sized one-of-the wealthiest country of the world whose about 87% population is Roman Catholic; is reportedly also celebrating Hindu festival Diwali. Read more »
For instance, Canada, especially the West Coast, has witnessed the rise of hundreds, if not thousands, of yoga studios, meditation centres, vegetarian restaurants and Ayurvedic health spas, all of which could be said to have roots in Hinduism. Read more »
Hindus have applauded White House for its Diwali statement published on its official website on November four, which said: “…to all those who will celebrate this joyous occasion on Friday, I wish you, your families and loved ones Happy Diwali”. Read more »
Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending Diwali greetings to one billion Hindus of the world, has urged them each to take a vow of “selfless service” on this sacred occasion. Read more »
Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, urged NMA authorities to urgently withdraw the artpiece from the exhibition as it was apparently very hurtful to the feeling of the devotees. Goddess Kali was highly revered in Hinduism and she was meant to be worshiped in temples and not to be used indecorously. Read more »
New York (United States): Greeting card maker Hallmark has launched special Diwali cards; porcelain figurine maker Lladro has launched a line of Hindu deities. Read more »
The World Drasta Inc., USA has recently extended support to Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) for its campaign against passing of anti-Hindu ‘Black Magic’ Bill. An email to that effect was received at HJS website www.hindujagruti.org from Shri. Shivaji Navatake, the President of the The World Drasta Inc. Read more »
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