Joint Statement on Brussels Incident 22 March 2016

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The Hindu Forum of Europe and the Hindu Forum of Belgium express deep sorrow for the loss of life and our prayers for the speedy recovery of the victims of violent attacks in Brussels earlier today. We condemn the perpetrators of this violence and urge those who may have some idea of who they may be to share that information with the authorities at the earliest opportunity. For it is only by taking such nastiness off our streets can we ...

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Diwali Message from Dennis de Jong MEP

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Diwali message

“As co-chair of the Intergroup for Freedom of Religion or Belief of
the European Parliament, I wish you all a “*Shubh Diwali*”. During this
celebratory moment families come together, lights are lit and food is
shared looking towards the prosperity of a new year. Let this positivity
direct us to promote tolerance and friendship in the world, especially
during this difficult period, when our thoughts are with the victims of
terrorism.

Diwali shows that our values of love, peace and ...

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1st Diwali Celebration in the EU Parliament

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Monday 16 November the Hindu Forum Europe (HFE) celebrated Diwali for the first time in the EU Parliament, Brussels. Host MEP, Neena Gill congratulated Hindus with this big success. The Ambassador of India, Mr. Manjeev Singh Puri, and the Ambassador of Mauritius, Mr. J. Koonjul, lit symbolically a dipa in the presence of other MEPs and staff of the Parliament.

ISKCON devotees from Belgium, Spain, Hungary, Italy and Switzerland were among the more than 100 attendees of this historical event. According ...

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Diwali in the European Parliament

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Hindu Forum of Europe is organising Diwali in the European Parliament on 16 November 18:00 – 20:00 hours. There are some places left and if you want to attend then you should email info@hinduforum.eu with the following details.

Your full name as in the passport;
Passport Number:
Date of Birth:
email id:
Postal Address:

As places are limited 1st priority will be given to children and youth.

We are also looking for a dancer/musicians who can give seva ...

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The Passing of Prabhudas Pattni former Secretary of the Hindu Council of Africa

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*The Passing of Prabhudas Pattni former Secretary of the Hindu Council of
Africa*

Prabhudas was a dedicated volunteer for the Hindu Council of Africa, he
worked with integrity and great skill to the benefit of the Hindus of
Africa. Even after he retired from the post of Secretary his support advice
ad guidance for his successors was always there. His insight, support and
advice also of benefit to the Hindu Forum of Europe and it is with great
sadness that we ...

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Pitru Paksha Shraddha

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Pitru Paksha /Shraddha 28 September – 12 October

This Pitru Paksha we will remember our ancestors and recently departed
loved ones. We will also remember those who have lost their lives in Mecca,
in the floods in Europe, USA and, those that have died at the hands of
terrorist in various part of the world.
It is traditional during Pitru Paksha to feed people and we urge that you
give some of the money as Dana to those feeding the Syrian ...

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Safety and Security Briefing for Religious Leaders & Local laces of Worship

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Safety and Security Briefing for Religious Leaders & Local laces of Worship
at New Scotland Yard

On Thursday 8 October Ms Tailor attended the Safety and Security
Briefing for Religious Leaders & Local places of Worship organised by
the London Boroughs Network. Ms Tailor was asked to give the Opening
remarks from the Hindu Perspective. Ms Tailor spoke of her experience
of being on a Temple committee in the 1990 when the Temple committee
was in session when a ...

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Annual Erskin Childers Lecture

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I came back early from Brussels yesterday to attend the Annual Erskin Childers Lecture. It is the first time I was attending an event of Uniting for Peace, which is run by Vijay Mehta. The lecture was given by Clare Short, who I have always admired. And a pleasant surprise! who do I find there doing Seva by taking photos of the event? Prabhakar Kaza.

Clare’s Lecture topic was the UN at 70 and ...

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Meeting with President of BHBCUC

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Yesterday the committee of HFE met with Tarunkanti Choudhray, president of the Europe branch of the Bangladeshi Hindu, Buddhist, Christian Unity Council.

We discussed the worsening situation of BHBC communities and what can be done. Tarunji then went on to other meetings whilst we returned to our Diwali planning.
Featured in the photo are Dr Lakshmi Vyas and Mahaprabhu Das of HFE and on the end Mr Tarunkanti Choudhray of BHBCUC.

Yours in Prayer,
Bharti

Sent from my iPhone
Bharti Tailor
Exec. Dir. ...

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