Why Become a Member?

VHPA is the only national organization that cuts across all sampradayas, panths and regions. It embraces all Dharmic philosophical thoughts that originated in Bharat and accepts them as ours. It considers all Hindus around the world as one family. And it respects all noble people, thoughts and practices from around the world. With the blessings of Dharma Gurus, Swamis and Acharyas around the world it works for all segments of the community at the grass roots level, silently, consistently and ceaselessly.

  • VHPA has been working in the USA since 1970.
  • Active centers in all metropolitan areas.
  • SEVA programs to help the social reconstruction, render assistance in times of natural calamities or man made disasters and to help the needy irrespective of caste, creed, race or religion.
  • In the USA: Serving food and distributing blankets at shelters for the homeless, visiting nursing homes, helping families in distress, fund raising for disaster relief effort.
  • Ekal Vidyalaya Project: To provide education to the children in tribal and remote areas of Bharat (Contribution one dollar a day- supports education of 30 children).
  • Support A Child Project: To support living expenses, education and character molding of orphan or needy children in Bharat for a period of ten years.. Currently we are supporting 700 children in various states of Bharat (Contribution per child: 0/year).
  • Youth Activities: Bal Vihars, Youth Camps, Youth Conferences and Youth Book Project.
  • Emporium: authentic Hindu religious, cultural items such as pictures of deities, books, audio and video tapes, CDs etc.
  • Hindu Vishwa: a quarterly publication of news and views of Hindu society in the USA and around the world.
  • Hindu Conferences: National and International. Major conferences in 1984 in New York and 1993 in Washington, DC which drew 5,000 and 10,000 delegates respectively from more than 25 countries.
  • Working with Temples, Ashrams and Hindu Institutions to bring awareness to issues of the Hindu society and promote Hindu Unity.
  • Cultivating public opinion on issues that affect Hindu interests world-wide.
  • American Hindus Against Defamation (AHAD): To counter the attempts to denigrate Hindu Dharma and Hindu values by media, corporations and other organized institutions.
  • Strength in Unity!

Won't you join us?
Donations are tax deductible (in the USA) and welcome.

Membership categories:

  • Primary Member $25 for one year or $70 for three years or $100 for five years
  • Life Member: $500
  • Patron $1000
  • Complimentary

.... "Arise, Awake and stop not till the goal is reached" - Swami Vivekananda

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VHPA National Office:

P. 0. Box 2009,
Natick, MA 01760
Tel.: 732-744-0851


Srinivas Bolisetty

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Why Become A Member

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...