The Bal Vihar provides an opportunity for our children to discover their cultural bond with Bharat and develop pride in their Hindu identity.
It is open to children 4 years and above
The Bal Vihar is a weekly 2-3 hours program (or bi-weekly depending on the local needs).
The Coalition of Hindu Youth (CHY) is an umbrella organization among Hindu youth and Hindu youth organizations to foster unity and share resources. In the long run, the purpose of CHY is to ensure the sustainability and prosperity of Sanatan Dharma by uniting the Hindu youth.
CHY, like HMEC, is a project of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (World Hindu Council) of America.
VHPA YOUTH BOOKS
(A mail order facility for books in English)
Amar Chitra Katha - These books in comic book format are entertaining. Many provide biographical information also. Some titles, e.g. Mirabai, Sudama can be paraphrased to children as young as 4. Others, e.g. Vikramaditya have more complex themes and are more suited to ages 11 and above.
According to the VHPA, Hindus are all those who believe, practice, or respect the spiritual and religious principles and practices having roots in Bharat. Thus Hindu includes Jains, Buddhas, Sikhs and Dharmic...