Hinduism

ShantiSeva In January: Advancing Peace And Harmony

January 14, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hindu America Seva Charities

http://www.hinduamericanseva.org/Press-release/january-14-2011

Today, more than ever, we all need to advance peace and harmony. UtsavSeva, the signature program of Hindu American Seva Charities, supported by Hindu and Dharmic faith based and secular leaders, is promoting the understanding of ShantiSeva—or peace and harmony—across the United States—through...

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Hindu Temple Denied Zoning In Minneola

January 4, 2011

Author: Steve Gehlbach

Source: Fox 35 News

http://www.myfoxorlando.com/dpp/news/faith_news/010411hindu-temple-denied-in-lake-county

A Hindu temple in the city of Minneola cant move into a residential neighborhood. The city council voted unanimously Tuesday night to deny the re-zoning request from the Shri Ganesh Mandir Temple.

 

The small congregation of about 30 members wanted to worship in a...

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Where Rooting For the Ravens Means Wearing a Purple Turban

January 3, 2011

Author: Ron Cassie

Source: The Dundalk Patch

http://dundalk.patch.com/articles/where-rooting-for-the-ravens-means-wearing-a-purple-turban

Fall and winter Sundays are hectic at Dundalk's North Point Liquor & Bar. Fans come early to buy carry out beer and other supplies when the Baltimore Ravens are playing on television, loading up for home parties.

Others duck into the bar to watch the game on the...

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World's 1st Major Exhibition On Lord Vishnu Set to Open In Nashville

December 24, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Sify News

Wire Service: ANI

http://www.sify.com/news/world-s-1st-major-exhibition-on-lord-vishnu-set-to-open-in-nashville-news-international-kmyrkefbaed.html

"Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior", said to be the first major museum exhibition to focus on the Hindu deity Vishnu, is ready to open at Frist Center...

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Bridging the Great Divide

December 17, 2010

Author: Ali Khan Mahmudabad

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/7115308.cms?frm=mailtofriend

Headlines around the world often announce the arrival of Muharram with stories of bloodshed. Iraq and Pakistan are two particularly dangerous places where participating in processions to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain is tantamount to walking into a battle zone. Yet, people still come...

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Jain or Hindu? Finding a Distinct Religious Identity In a Multi-Faith Society

December 13, 2010

Author: Nikhil Bumb

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nikhil-bumb/jain-or-hindu-finding-a-d_b_794001.html

On the first day of college we were handed an optional Religious Identification Form to complete. Very simply, the form asked if we chose to identify with any of the listed religions or "Other," with a place to fill in what "Other" meant to us, and whether we wished to be contacted by campus...

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Trinidad-Tobago to Build One-Of-a-Kind Lakshmi-Narayan Hindu Temple

December 8, 2010

Author: Shyam Murali

Source: Forestlaneshul News

http://www.forestlaneshul.com/trinidad-tobago-to-build-one-of-a-kind-lakshmi-narayan-hindu-temple-13740.html

 

A $14-million Hindu temple and community center has been planned for Freeport in Trinidad and Tobago, according to reports.

 

Construction of this proposed Lakshmi Narayan Temple will reportedly begin...

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