Hinduism

Residents of Oshkosh Witness Hindu Wedding

April 30, 2006

Source: The Northwestern

http://www.thenorthwestern.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060430/OSH0101/604300423/1128/OSHnews

On April 30, 2006 The Northwestern reported, "Colorful garbs, Indian music and dancing livened otherwise quiet streets near the Grand Opera House Saturday in festive celebration of another Roy family traditional Hindu wedding. Groom Raj Dhanasekaran, 28, arrived by horse and carriage in a procession...

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Update: Religious Materials in Schools Up for Second Vote

April 29, 2006

Source: wwaytv3.com

On April 29, 2006 wwaytv3.com reported, "Brunswick County school leaders face a big decision next week. They've voted once to let religious material in the high schools with a second vote coming Thursday. Many groups are waiting to see the results. Board chairman Scott Milligan thinks letting any religious materials into the schools is a bad idea and will just open the door for all types of things... The board approved the first reading of the policy earlier this month after the Gideons asked to make bibles...

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Leeds to Host "Faith Walk" Tour of Places of Worship

April 28, 2006

Source: Christian Today

http://www.christiantoday.com/news/society/leeds.religious.communities.to.unite.in.faith.walk./858.htm

On April 28, 2006 Christian Today reported, "Members of Leeds’ religious communities will join together in the first faith walk around the city with the hope of fostering stronger interfaith relations. The walk in the Hyde Park area of the city will promote greater respect as...

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Interreligious Gathering Celebrates Muhammad's Birthday

April 27, 2006

Source: UCA News

On April 27, 2006 UCA News reported, "Speakers from various religions commented recently on the role of Prophet Mohammad in promoting peace, justice and dialogue. They spoke at an April 20 interreligious gathering organized by Tamaddun Majlish, one of the country's oldest Islamic organizations, at the National Press Club in Dhaka. The event was held in honor of Prophet Mohammad's birth, which Muslims around the world commemorated on April 10. Ten speakers addressed an audience of 200 people on the theme: 'The present...

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Tony Blair Visits Hindu Temple in London

April 26, 2006

Source: Sify

Wire Service: PTI

http://sify.com/news/fullstory.php?id=14192350

On April 26, 2006 the Press Trust of India reported, "British Prime Minister Tony Blair, accompanied by his wife Cherie Blair, visited the Swaminarayan Mandir, the largest traditional Hindu temple outside India, at Neasden. Blair spent time on Tuesday evening appreciating the masterpiece of exotic design and workmanship of the temple that rises above London's skyline...

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Judge Troubled by California Board of Education Handling of Hindu Textbook Case

April 24, 2006

Source: Hindu American Foundation

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

On April 24, 2006 the Hindu American Foundation reported, "A motion for preliminary injunction filed by the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) against the California State Board of Education (SBE) to stop the printing and distribution of several textbooks containing distortions and an unbalanced presentation of Hinduism was...

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Rochester Second-Generation Hindus are at Home in Two Cultures

April 23, 2006

Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060423/NEWS01/604230359/1002/NEWS

On April 23, 2006 the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reported, "Kashika Sahay is 17, a senior at Fairport High School who was born in this country to Indian parents. She is Indian, but she is American as well. She can be at home in a sari — the traditional Indian dress — and at home...

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Hindu Temple in Troy Set to Expand

April 20, 2006

Source: Detroit Free Press

http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060420/NEWS03/604200529/1005

On April 20, 2006 the Detroit Free Press reported, "If the plans of the Bharatiya Temple come to fruition, the skyline in a little corner of Troy will be punctuated by the unmistakable steeples of a Hindu house of worship. Members plan to more than double the size of the current temple with a $9-million addition designed in the style of...

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Student Leaving Hindu-Sponsored Dance at Harvard Reports Racial Slurs

April 18, 2006

Source: The Harvard Crimson

http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=512817

On April 18, 2006 The Harvard Crimson reported, "In an incident that has sparked concern among Hindu students on campus, a Harvard undergraduate said she was grabbed by the shoulders and called racial slurs late Saturday night after leaving a dance sponsored by Dharma, Harvard’s Hindu Students Association.

In an interview last night, the student said she left the dance�held in...

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Four Cities to Launch Muslim Newspaper

April 17, 2006

Source: CBC News

http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2006/04/17/muslim-paper060517.html

On April 17, 2006 CBC News reported, "The Islamic Supreme Council of Canada plans to publish a new national newspaper in four cities on Tuesday, spurred in part by the controversy over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. The Muslim Free Press was officially launched in a ceremony in Toronto on Saturday. It will be distributed in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary...

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Kansas City Hindus Expand Temple and Cultural Center

April 16, 2006

Source: Hindu Press International

http://www.htccofkc.org/

On April 16, 2006 Hindu Press International reported, "It all started almost fourteen years ago in the summer of 1982 when 150 Hindu families gathered together to plan a temple and cultural center. The bulletin from the temple explains, 'The Hindu Temple and Cultural Center (HTCC) is involved in many religious activities that focus on preserving and spreading the Hindu Dharma. This is done through the regular worship services performed by...

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600 People Attend Forum at Hindu Temple After Vandalization

April 14, 2006

Source: kare11.com

http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=123097

On April 14, 2006 the reported, "Leaders at a Hindu Temple in Maple Grove hope the future will be better than the last week.

The temple needs extensive repairs after vandals armed with bats damaged the building and the hand carved religious figures and other items inside.

An estimated 600 people attended a forum Thursday to discuss the issue, with many...

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