On the mob violence in our nation's Capitol

We unequivocally condemn the violence, chaos, and anarchy that unfolded today at the US Capitol building, as a mob stormed in and broke into the House and Senate chambers during a joint session of Congress.

 
 

California’s case against Cisco Systems is unconstitutional

HAF vehemently opposes all discrimination but wrongly tying Hindu religious beliefs to the abhorrent act of caste discrimination undermines the rights of all Hindu Americans.

 
 

What's the state of human rights for Hindus in 2020?

Our latest reports highlight persecution of Hindus in the countries of Afghanistan, Bhutan, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

 
 

What festivals do Hindus celebrate in January?

The start of the spring harvest is called Lohri in Punjab; in north and central India Makar Sankranti is celebrated; it's called Pongal in Tamil Nadu.

 
 

12 things you need to know about Hinduism

The collection of traditions that compose modern-day Hinduism have developed over at least the past 5000 years, beginning in the Indus Valley region, in what was the largest civilization of the ancient world.

 
 

10 things you need to know about the swastika

In Sanskrit, the word swastika is a combination of ‘su’ (meaning ‘good’) and ‘asti’ (meaning ‘to exist’)

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