Hinduism

For 9 Nights, His Body Shop is a Temple

May 1, 2008

Author: Val Cavalheri

Source: Washington Post/loudouextra.com

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/30/AR2008043000023.html

A colorful and elaborate altar, chanting devotees and burning incense are hardly what you'd expect to encounter at an auto body garage, but that's exactly what greeted visitors last week at a body shop just west of Dulles International Airport.

D...

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National US Interfaith Organization Names Hindu Leader Zed as its Advisor

May 1, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: News Blaze

http://newsblaze.com/story/20080501190217tsop.nb/newsblaze/TOPSTORY/Top-Stories.html

The National Association of Interchurch and Interfaith Families has named acclaimed Hindu and Indo-American leader Rajan Zed as one of its spiritual advisors.

The purpose of this Association is to educate couples and families who are in "mixed" relationships, enabling all to grow in...

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Islamic Seminary's Plea Against Cow Slaughter Receives Praise

April 28, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Gulf News

Wire Service: IANS

http://www.gulfnews.com/world/India/10208989.html

The Deoband-based Islamic seminary's plea to refrain from cow slaughter and beef eating has been warmly received with people saying the gesture will go a long way in further cementing Hindu-Muslim brotherhood.

"The appeal to refrain from cow slaughter and beef eating is in tandem with India's secular...

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Muslim Scholar's Discourse on Ramayana, Geeta Hit Among Hindus

April 27, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Economic Times

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ET_Cetera/Muslims_Geeta_discourse_a_hit/articleshow/2987528.cms

Every Thursday, the Kothanda Rama Swamy Temple here is packed to capacity by devotees to listen to the discourse on Kamba Ramayana, not by a Hindu teacher but by a Muslim scholar, M Abdul Salaam, whose secular lectures are popular in local mosques and...

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Hindu Temple in New Jersey Under Intense Scrutiny, With a Language Barrier

April 22, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hinduism Today/www.nj.com

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2008/4/22.shtml#1

Readington officials will not vote on a controversial plan to build a 30,000-square-foot Hindu temple on Coddington Road until June.

The proposed CharDham Hindu Temple has been before the local board of adjustment for a conditional-use variance for more than two years. At a meeting tonight, the board closed the public comment period but...

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Diwali Temple Destruction Cost Hindu Votes in Malyasian Polls

April 21, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Malaysia Sun

http://story.malaysiasun.com/index.php/ct/9/cid/303b19022816233b/id/350701/cs/1/

Blaming the destruction of a Hindu temple in the Malaysian State of Selangor two days before the festival of lights, Diwali, for the ruling Barisan Nasional party losing key Hindu votes in the last general election, Malaysian Indian Congress president S. Samy Vellu has reiterated his party's undivided...

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Will County Board Says 'No' To Hindu Temple Plan

April 21, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: WBBM/STNG

http://www.wbbm780.com/Will-County-Board-Says--No--To-Hindu-Temple-Plan/2041262

The Will County Board has rejected by an 18-to-7 vote a special-use zoning permit for a Hindu temple in southwest Homer Township after neighbors and the village of Homer Glen opposed the plan.

The Ganesha Gayathri Temple was proposed for 4.9 acres on Gougar Road, a few blocks south of 151st...

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