Land for Hindu Centre okayed in England’s Maidenhead

Council of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in England’s Berkshire has reportedly given the nod to grant a 125 year ground lease at a peppercorn to Hindu Society of Maidenhead (HSM) for a Hindu Community Centre for £73,000, conditional on their obtaining...

Chelmsford in England to have Hindu temple soon

A non-profit Chelmsford Hindu Society has been formed to establish a Hindu temple in Chelmsford (East of England). This proposed temple will organize various rituals, puja and cultural programs; besides being a meeting place for the Hindu community. Starting with a...

University of Maryland study reveals yoga may help in back pain

“A new study by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) has concluded that yoga may be helpful for low back pain”, according to a University of Maryland release. “We found that the practice of yoga was linked to pain relief and improvement...

Hindus rated “fairly warmly” in USA, survey reveals

Most religious groups in USA rate Hindus fairly warmly, according to “polling and analysis” posted by Washington DC headquartered Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank, on February 15. Asked to rate a variety of groups on a “feeling thermometer” ranging from 0...