Bloemfontein Hindu Association (BHA) was established on the 23rd August 2009 due to a need for the promotion and protection of the Hindu religion within the community.

Bloemfontein Hindu Association (BHA) is committed to promote unity and co-operation amongst all Hindus in Bloemfontein and the Free State Province and to engage in religious and social programs and create an environment beneficial to the community.

Objectives and Functions

  • To promote the Hindu religion , culture and philosophy
  • To host religious activities, lectures, films, cultural and similar events
  • Undertake social and community service, especially for the disadvantaged
  • Provide a forum for networking and cooperation amongst persons of Indian origin and other interested parties and persons
  • To create opportunities which would encourage the involvement of the younger generation in the activities of the association and also foster greater learning and understanding of Hinduism in all its facets
  • To fulfil the principle of "Service to mankind is service to God"



The folowing comittees were established:

  • Cultural Committee
  • Youth Committee
  • Women's Circle