Greater Washington Hindu Society (GWHS)
Sree Sree Ganesh
Ganesh known as Ganapati and Vinayaka is the best known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon.
Sree Sree Kartik
Hindus celebrate Kartik. According to Hindu tradition, the month of Kartik (usually October-November) is the holiest month dedicated to the worship of several Hindu deities. ... Kartik Purnima is also known as Tripuri Purnima and Ganga Snaan.
Goddess Lakshmi means Good Luck to Hindus.
Goddess of knowledge
The Mother Goddess — known variously as Durga, Bhavani, Sherawali, Amba, Chandika, Gauri, Parvati, Vaishno Devi — represents the fiery powers of the gods.
The freedom of belief and practice are the features that have made Hinduism exceptional. Thousands of sacred texts are used as guide by millions of followers. These texts are comprised of rules and regulations one needs to follow for a blissful life. Hinduism is successful to give its believers freedom, peace and contentment in life.
Welcome to the GWHS website. We are the proud adherents of Hinduism. Our utmost goal is to provide exciting and inimitable Hindu festival celebration experience to the devotees.
Hindu religion is world’s most primeval religion. With 900 million believers worldwide this is world’s third most popular religion.
“Common men talk bagfuls of religion but do not practise even a grain of it. The wise man speaks a little, even though his whole life is religion expressed in action.”