Loyola University Chicago

Campus Ministry

Division of Mission Integration

Hindu Student Organization

Campus Ministry supports the Hindu student community in a variety of ways.

On the second floor of Damen there is a Hindu social room (238), and a Puja room. Arti is offered in the Puja room, Monday – Friday at 5:15 p.m.  All students are welcome to participate in Arti.

The Hindu Student Organization (HSO) is one of Loyola’s most active student organizations and has won several awards. Some of HSO's signatures programs are:

  • Diwali, the Festival of Lights
  • Garba, the celebration of the female form of God
  • Holi, the Festival of Colors

To learn more about HSO, log into LUCommunity.

Chaplain, Fr. Thomas Chillikulam, S.J. serves as the adviser to the Hindu Student Organization.  He is well versed in inter-religious dialogue, and serves as a spiritual companion to Hindu students.