Hinduism

Hindus Want World Council Of Churches to Organize Global Interfaith Summit

June 15, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: One India/ANI

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/06/15/hinduswant-world-council-of-churches-to-organizegl.html

Hindus have welcomed "inter-religious dialogue and cooperation" program of World Council of Churches (WCC). "In our increasingly pluralistic societies, more inter-religious dialogue and cooperation are needed if conflict fueled by religion is to be constructively addressed...

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Hindus Urge Brazil to End Reported Discrimination Against Afro-Brazilian Religions

June 13, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Merinews

http://www.merinews.com/article/hindus-urge-brazil-to-end-reported-discrimination-against-afro-brazilian-religions/15823013.shtml

Hindus have urged Brazil to look deeply into the reported discrimination against practitioners of Afro-Brazilian religions like Candomblé, Umbanda, etc., and come up with a plan to eradicate it....

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Traditional Indian Piety Makes Way for Pop Culture Images Of Hindu Gods

June 13, 2010

Author: Emily Wax

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/12/AR2010061203796.html

Nestled between the wedding sari boutiques and hipster jean shops, there's a store in the city's most popular shopping mall that's playing with the gods.

The fashion, art and design store has funky throw pillows depicting a psychedelic-looking Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of...

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Clark County to Open Its Meet With Hindu Sanskrit Mantras

June 3, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Merinews

http://www.merinews.com/article/clark-county-to-open-its-meet-with-hindu-sanskrit-mantras/15820584.shtml

Board of County Commissioners of Clark County, Nevada, United States of America, home to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, will reverberate with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures on July 6.

Rajan Zed, acclaimed Hindu...

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Date Set for Hindu Temple’s Opening

June 2, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Express & Star

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2010/06/02/date-set-for-hindu-temples-opening/

A £1.6 million Hindu temple that has been 18 years in the making will finally open in August.

The Shree Krishna Mandir temple in Old Meeting Street, West Bromwich, will have a week-long opening ceremony from August 22 to 30 – culminating in a procession of 10,000 people.

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New Temple Building Will Draw Visitors From Inside, Outside Faith

June 1, 2010

Author: Justin Fritscher

Source: The Rankin Ledger

http://www.rankinledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100601/LIFE/6010316/New+temple+Building+will+draw+visitors+from+inside++outside+faith

Baldev Patel wants his children, and his children's children - to have an opportunity to practice Hinduism, the religious tradition he carried with him when he...

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Rare Collection Of Hand Written Sikh Manuscripts In Punjab Village Getting Ruined

June 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Sikh Sangat

http://sikhsangat.org/2010/06/rare-collection-of-hand-written-sikh-manuscripts-in-punjab-village-getting-ruined/

A rare collection of hand-written manuscripts of Hindu, Sikh and Muslim religion along with outstanding relics of European Renaissance, collected by a Sikh scholar in Punjab village are in state of gross neglect. A Sikh scholar Dalip...

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Poland to Get a Hindu Temple By August

May 31, 2010

Author: Sandeep Ashar

Source: DNA India

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report_religious-bend-poland-to-get-a-hindu-temple-by-august_1389949

A temple is being constructed in suburban Warsaw, capital of Poland. The Polish ministry of internal affairs and administration (MSWiA) recently registered the proposed temple site as a holy shrine and cleared the decks for construction work to begin.

The...

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New £16m Hindu Temple Opens In Wembley

May 31, 2010

Author: Catrin Nye

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/8709575.stm

Wembley's newest looming landmark has opened it doors after 14 years of construction.

It is the £16m Shree Sanatan Hindu Mandir, which loosely translates as the all-inclusive temple.

There is none of the metal core most buildings have and, instead, it has been built using ancient techniques based on Hindu scriptures.

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Scotland’s Largest Hindu Temple Devastated By ‘Shocking’ Blaze

May 31, 2010

Author: Victoria Irvine

Source: The Herald

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/scotland-s-largest-hindu-temple-devastated-by-shocking-blaze-1.1031544?localLinksEnabled=false

The largest Hindu temple in Scotland has been devastated by a fire, causing thousands of pounds’ worth of damage.

About 45 firefighters tackled the blaze at the Hindu...

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