The second Australian Hindu Conference with the theme ‘Sustaining Australia through strengthening bonds amongst communities’ was organised by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Australia. The conference was inaugurated by world renowned spiritual leader Swami Dayananda Saraswati by lighting the traditional lamp. The conference was held from April 11-12 at the University of Western Sydney, Parramatta campus. Uncle Max Harrison, the Aboriginal elder, blessed the occasion with an aboriginal blessing.
The conference brought together Hindus in Australia coming from different countries as well as guests from across Australia, religious groups of Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs and Aboriginal and Australian host community. There were over 250 attendees at the two-day conference. Shri Brij Pal Singh, president of VHP Australia, welcomed the delegates.