Hindu Matters In Britain - For British Hindus

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Shaping Young Lives

The Palan Foundation supports educational programmes in India in its aims to improve literacy and subsequent opportunities for young people. It particularly aims to help combat poverty through education as well as improving the plight of girls in an effort to bring equality for women. The Foundation works closely with BAPs Swaminarayan Sanstha in the western state of Gujarat, India. 

One of the school’s Kumar Chatralaya is situated in the village of Ukai which provides accommodation for 136 students teaching academic subjects as well as spiritual and life skills values. 

Another school, Swaminarayan Vidyamandir which offers opportunities for girls is situated in Randesan, near Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Swaminarayan Vidyamandir believes knowledge leads to enlightenment and is committed to providing a warm, secure and supportive environment for the girls. The green campus is spread over 18 acres and is home to 800 students from 5th – 12th grades.

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Hindu Charity Organisations in London

According to Mahatma Gandhi “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Some institutes are applying this saying into the real world where everyone is not equal. 

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Legacy of an Asian media pioneer

The gentle giant and one of the great pioneers of Asian media in the UK, Ramniklal Solanki has sadly passed away after an illness, aged 88. He lives behind a legacy of inspirational stories about his own life as well as the thousands of other lives he helped to highlight on the pages of his media empire. 

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Service to Bereavement

There are thousands of people working tirelessly in the service of others voluntarily. One such individual is Vinod Mathurdas Kotecha who provided volunteer bereavement services to families who are in need of support during one of the hardest times of their livers. 

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The legacy of Ram Dass

For many British Hindus, they would have no recollection of Ram Dass – a white man with a very traditional Indian name. Only those who are curious and learn about this amazing individual's life will realise how much he has helped progress the Hindu cause in the west, and especially the USA.

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Diwali - a new dawn

It’s a sight of a new dawn. Indian culture is extending across the globe. Where Indian culture has been tolerated for the sake of diversity and community relations is now embraced by the mainstream. 

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Temples under attack

With the Navaratri festival well on the way, Hindu communities are further preparing for the Diwali celebrations. Light over darkness as the saying goes.

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Guiding Hands of Navaratri

Indian Festivals are becoming recognised across the world as part of the Hindu identity, embedding into the psyche of other cultures in host countries where the Indian diaspora exists. With communities making preparations for the next mega-festival – Navaratri, organisers are now working hard to accommodate the elderly and the disabled.

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Horseguards Story

The Household division Charities rely on the generosity of donors to provide welfare enhancements to the wounded, veterans and bereaved which fall outside the public budget.

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