Hinduism

Muslim Man Seeks to Protect Hindu Temples

March 27, 2005

Source: Kerala Next.com/India News

http://www.keralanext.com/news/indexread.asp?id=163454

On March 27, 2005 India News reported, "About thirty four terracotta temples of 18th century at Pathra in Midnapore district of West Bengal have an unlikely saviour - a Muslim clerk who fought against communal tension, apathy and negligence to ensure that they survive for posterity. For Yasin Pathan, the man who looks after these temples, the mysterious temples have been a...

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Religious Police Destroy Hindu Temple

March 27, 2005

Source: The Washington Times

Wire Service: AFP

http://www.washtimes.com/world/20050326-111002-8593r.htm

On March 27, 2005 Agence France-Presse reported, "Saudi religious police have destroyed a clandestine makeshift Hindu temple in an old district of Riyadh and deported three worshippers found there, a newspaper reported yesterday. Members of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, or religious police, on...

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Hindu Groups Launch Campaign Against Alleged "Hinduphobic" Agenda in U.S.

March 23, 2005

Source: Beliefnet

Wire Service: RNS

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/162/story_16299_1.html

On March 23, 2005 Religion News Service reported, "Hindus angered by recent initiatives in Congress are protesting what they see as an effort to 'systematically promote a Hinduphobic and anti-India agenda within the United States.' The Hindu American Foundation said Monday (March 21) it will launch a campaign to educate the nation's 2 million...

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Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Christian Ethicists Weigh in on Schiavo Case

March 23, 2005

Source: Chicago Tribune

On March 23, 2005 the Chicago Tribune reported, "as the quest to sustain the life of a brain-damaged Florida woman commands the attention of the American public, people of all faiths are pondering if ancient tenets can resolve the moral quandaries posed by modern medicine. Withchemotherapy, respirators, feeding tubes and other artificial means possibly adding years to a human life, believers across the spectrum are challenged by the questions raised in the Terri Schiavo case. But for Jewish, Muslim, Hindu and Christian bioethicists,...

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Hindu Nationalists Torch Pepsi Warehouse, Protest at US Offices in Gujarat

March 21, 2005

Source: Taipei Times

Wire Service: AP

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2005/03/21/2003247189

On March 21, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Hindu nationalists torched a PepsiCo warehouse and picketed US government offices in western India on Saturday to protest the cancellation of a US visa for the elected head of Gujarat state. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urged Washington to urgently reconsider its...

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17 Minority Hindus Killed in Clashes

March 21, 2005

Source: ABC 7 News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.wjla.com/news/stories/0305/214847.html

On March 21, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Seventeen minority Hindus were killed when their temple was hit by rockets during fighting between renegade tribesmen and security forces in a restive tribal town in southwestern Pakistan last week, a government official said Monday. The fighting in the town of Dera Bugti erupted Thursday after the...

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Hindus Celebrate Holi, Mixing Color with Cold

March 19, 2005

Source: Beliefnet/The Globe and Mail

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/163/story_16303_1.html

On March 19, 2005 The Globe and Mail reported, "Next Saturday morning, when Himanshu Vyas leaves home to meet a few of his friends, he'll bring along a packet of bright red powder. When he sees them, he'll dip his fingers in the powder and smear a generous daub on their faces, hands and any other patches of exposed skin within his reach. His friends will reciprocate the...

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Banquet Sponsored by Harvard's Hindu Student Group Raises Over $2000

March 18, 2005

Source: The Harvard Crimson

http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=506408

On March 18, 2005 The Harvard Crimson reported, "Dharma, Harvard’s Hindu students’ association, raised over $2000—which will be matched by the University—at their Tsunami Charity Banquet and Raffle in Kirkland Dining Hall on Saturday night. Over 200 people attended the banquet, which included a catered spread of Indian cuisine and a raffle for prizes including gift certificates to...

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US Denies Visa to Hindu Nationalist

March 18, 2005

Source: Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?storyID=7942917

On March 18, 2005 Reuters reported, "The United States has revoked the visa of Narendra Modi, the Hindu-nationalist chief minister of Gujarat, the U.S. embassy said on Friday, after he was accused of ignoring the massacre of Muslims in 2002. The Indian government said the U.S. action was unjustified, and the chief minister himself expressed outrage. The move comes two days after U.S....

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Hindu Temple in Davie Hosts Event as Part of Hindu Heritage Month

March 18, 2005

Source: Sun Sentinel

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/broward/sfl-we18hindumar18,0,104976.story?coll=sfla-news-broward

On March 18, 2005 the Sun Sentinel reported, "Hindu Heritage Month in February, [is] designed to educate people as to what it means to be Hindu. The temple draws from Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties, with a high concentration from Davie, Miramar, Weston and Plantation. The daandiya-...

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Traditional Hindu Characters Soon to Fill Children’s Toy Market

March 17, 2005

Source: The Telegraph

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050318/asp/northeast/story_4505753.asp

On March 17, 2005 The Telegraph reported, "Move over Spiderman and Batman, children in Assam could soon discard toys and masks depicting western comic characters for those featuring figures from Hindu mythology. The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, has undertaken a project to popularise masks used in Assamese bhaonas, the collective name for the...

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Hindu Community Outraged Over Ford Advertisement

March 17, 2005

Source: Daily News

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?%20art_id=vn20050317092827743C553784&set_id=1&click_id=139&sf=

On March 17, 2005 Daily News reported, "Members of the Hindu community are in a uproar after viewing Ford's latest television advert, which they say is disrespectful and misrepresents their religion. The advert, which has been screened on television recently, features a man who...

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