Hinduism

Query on Hindus Forces Official to Quit

December 19, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Indians_Abroad/Query_on_Hindus_forces_official_to_quit/articleshow/2635504.cms

WASHINGTON: A Michigan official has been forced to quit after her provocative query on Hindus during a debate over planned expansion of a temple sparked outrage among the community.

Catherine Johnson, 71, stunned residents this month by claiming neighbours told her...

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Hindu Prayer to Open New Mexico Senate

December 16, 2007

Author: Rajan Zed

Source: mediaforfreedom.com

http://www.mediaforfreedom.com/ReadArticle.asp?ArticleID=7743

New Mexico State Senate of USA will have its first Hindu prayer containing Sanskrit mantras on January 28.

Rajan Zed, a prominent Hindu chaplain, will read the historic opening prayer from ancient Hindu scriptures before New Mexico Senate in Santa Fe on this day. After first delivering in Sanskrit, he will then read the...

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HAF Urges Immediate Release of HINDRAF Leaders Arrested under Internal Security Act

December 13, 2007

Author: Press Release

Source: Hindu American Foudnation

http://www.hinduamericanfoundation.org/media_press_release_malaysia_arrests.htm

Several human rights activists at the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) raised alarm today over what they described as the continued heavy-handed and authoritarian actions of the Malaysian government in dealing with the leaders of the Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF).

According...

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RSPCA 'Secretly' Killed Cow at Hindu Temple

December 13, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Times of India

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article3047068.ece

A cow kept at a Hindu temple once owned by former Beatle George Harrison was secretly killed by the RSPCA today, Hindu groups have claimed.

Gauri Das, leader of the Hindu Community at Bhaktivedanta Manor temple in Hertfordshire, said that the cow was given a lethal injection this morning while worshippers were at...

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Malaysia Urged to Protect Temples

December 7, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Al Jazeera English

http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/530BB561-F000-4390-AC07-EBA94768A31A.htm

A US congress-appointed panel has called for Malaysia to do more to protect sacred places and bring an end to alleged discrimination faced by the country's religious minorities. The US Commission on International Religious Freedom cited the destruction of Hindu temples as a particular cause for...

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Hindu Temple Offers Sanctuary, Peace

December 5, 2007

Author: Tony Krickl

Source: Claremont Courier

http://www.claremont-courier.com/pages/Topstory120507.1.html

From the pioneers at Pilgrim Place to the Imams at the Islamic Center of Claremont, the city has a rich history of religious diversity. And with the addition of a new Hindu temple on its borders, the variety of cultural and religious influences that make up the unique population of Claremont will continue to grow.

Just down...

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