|Surat Hindoo Association||
THE forefathers of the Surat Hindus of South Africa came to this country as free passengers towards the end of the nineteenth century. Most of them did not bring their families with them so they lived a single life. They used to visit the mother-country every three or four years.
|Natal Tamil Vedic Society||
THE Natal Tamil Vedic Society was formed on the 26th September, 1951, when two of the most outstanding Tamil organisations, the Hindu Tamil Institute and the Young Men's Vedic Society, amalgamated under the name, The Natal Tamil Vedic Society.
|The Transvaal Hindu Seva Samaj||
THE Transvaal Hindu Seva Samaj was formed in the year 1932 to serve the Hindu community of the Transvaal. The aims and objects of the Samaj are to preserve and promote the cultural, social, religious and educational welfare of the Hindus.
|The Divine Life Society||
In 1948 Brother V. Srinivasen, now Swami Sahajananda, visited Swami Sivananda at Rishikesh, India. He was transformed. The promotion of the Master's work would be his life's task. On his return in 1949 he started a branch of the Divine Life Society in Durban with o~ly one member.
|Arya Pratinidhi Sabha||
WHENEVER there is decay of righteousness and the path of truth forgotten, there is born a great soul to bring deliverance to mankind. One such great soul was Rishi Dayanand who was born in India in 1824.
|The Hindu heritage in South Africa||
The end of the first hundred years of !he history of the Hindus in South Africa marks the beginnings of a greater awareness among them of the glorious cultural and religious heritage which belongs to them.