Hinduism

World Muslim Congress Condemns Demolition of Hindu Temple in Lahore

June 14, 2006

Source: The American Muslim

http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslims_condemn_the_demolition_of_hindu_temple_in_lahore/009556

On June 14, 2006 The American Muslim ran as statement by the World Muslim Congress that read, "The World Muslim Congress condemns the demolition of Hindu Temple in Lahore and urges the Government of Pakistan to restore the temple. Muslims follow Islam, a...

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Hindu Temples Under Threat

June 11, 2006

Source: The Times of India

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On June 11, 2006 The Times of India reported, "Hindu groups in Malaysia allege that the government is demolishing temples and have appealed to Indian rights groups and the UN to help protect their heritage. According to the Hindu groups, the latest instance was that of a 107-year-old place of worship that was razed last month in the capital, Kuala Lumpur. The demolition has triggered angry reactions from Hindus in the Muslim-dominated country...

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Hindus Appeal to UN Over Temple Demolitions

June 11, 2006

Source: Hinduism Today

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2006/6/21.shtml#1

On June 11, 2006 Hinduism Today reported, "Hindu groups in Malaysia complain that the Government is demolishing temples and have appealed to Indian rights groups and the UN to help protect their heritage. According to the Hindu groups, the latest instance was that of a 107-year-old place of worship that was razed last month in the capital, Kuala Lumpur. The demolition has triggered angry reactions...

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Hindu Temple Executives to Attend Conference in Atlanta

June 9, 2006

Source: Hinduism Today

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2006/6/9.shtml#2

On June 9, 2006 Hinduism Today reported, "Over 40 temples have registered so far for the upcoming Hindu Mandir Executives' Conference scheduled for June 23 to 25 here in Atlanta. More than 70 temple executives are enrolled from temples in 20 states, Canada and the Caribbean. According to the invitation on their website, [mandirsangam.vhp-america.org...

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Tri-City Sikhs Recall the Past

June 5, 2006

Source: The Argus

http://www.insidebayarea.com/argus/localnews/ci_3900683

On June 5, 2006 The Argus reported, "Jasdeep Singh couldn't help but laugh at the uproar over the torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib. 'We would have said that was nothing,' said Singh, who moved to Fremont in 1992, he said, after Indian authorities detained and tortured him three times because he is Sikh. Sikh nationalism, barely a blip on the international radar, was front and center Sunday...

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Coronation of Prince of Wales Should be Interfaith Event, Former Archbishop Says

June 4, 2006

Source: The Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/06/04/nchas04.xml

On June 4, 2006 The Telegraph reported, "The coronation of the Prince of Wales must be an 'interfaith' event, the former Archbishop of Canterbury has controversially claimed. Lord Carey believes that the next coronation needs 'very significant changes' so that it is 'inclusive' of other religions that have spread across Britain. His comments, which...

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South Asian Community Expresses Solidarity After Hate Crime on Hindu Home

June 4, 2006

Source: The Tribune/UNI

http://www.tribuneindia.com/2006/20060605/world.htm#1

On June 4, 2006 the United News of India reported, "A large number of Indian-Americans have rallied around to support a Hindu family in Wayne in New Jersey which has allegedly become a victim of a new wave of hate crimes.

The house of the family, which reportedly started receiving a steady stream of hate mails since January, was vandalised last Saturday with spray paint and the...

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Toledo Hindus Hold Special Ceremony to Purify Earth

June 3, 2006

Source: The Toledo Blade

http://toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060603/NEWS10/60603020

On June 3, 2006 The Toledo Blade reported, "More than 100 families are planning to participate in a Hindu spiritual ceremony tomorrow designed to not only uplift the soul, but to purify the Earth as well. 'The Yagna, or worship ceremony, will not only disseminate the divine teachings of Indian Vedic culture but also help restore...

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Update: Moscow City Government Pledges to Give Land for Krishna Temple

June 2, 2006

Source: The Hindu

http://www.hindu.com/2006/06/02/stories/2006060200551400.htm

On June 2, 2006 The Hindu reported, "The city government here will give land for a Krishna temple, ending a longstanding controversy over whether Hindus should have a place of worship in the Russian capital. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit said the [m]ayor of Moscow had assured her he would allot land. This promise was also registered in a [j]oint [s]tatement issued at the end of...

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Boston Hindu Heritage Day a Success

May 30, 2006

Source: Hinduism Today

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2006/6/2.shtml#4

On May 30, 2006 Hinduism Today reported, "Saturday, May 13, was declared a day of Hindu Heritage by the Governor of Massachusetts. Over 1,350 people attended the tenth anniversary celebration mela made auspicious by life-giving rain, a record assembly for Hindu Heritage Day, and second largest gathering of people of Indian origin to take place in the Boston area to date. The auditorium of 1,100...

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