Hinduism

Hindu Temple Team Go In Search Of Land

May 10, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: This is Exeter

http://www.thisisexeter.co.uk/news/Hindu-temple-team-search-land/article-2135262-detail/article.html

This is the first picture which shows how a multi-million-pound Hindu temple for Exeter might look.

The computer-generated image of the modern-looking temple with an adjoining function hall has been released by the trustees behind the scheme, who hope...

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Coming Together to Honor Their Faith

May 5, 2010

Author: Elisabeth Arriero

Source: The Charlotte Observer

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/05/05/1408036/coming-together-to-honor-their.html

They're thousands of miles away from their country, but every week, dozens of Indians gather at a clubhouse in Ballantyne to celebrate their heritage.

For an hour every Thursday at Providence Pointe, they chant the 1,000 names of Vishnu, one of the main forms of...

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Hinduism Is Focus Of Meeting Of Religious Leaders

May 3, 2010

Author: Richard Newman

Source: North Jersey

http://www.northjersey.com/news/bergen/92647654_At_interfaith_event__host_offers_clarity_on_Hindu_view_of_God.html

"Gods, gods, gods," said theologian Rita Sherma, in a mildly exasperated tone. "Gods with an 's,' " she said.

That is the most common misperception in the non-Hindu world, she said: that Hindus believe in more than one god...

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Hindu Prayers to Begin Yuba City Council Meeting

May 3, 2010

Author: Ryan McCarthy

Source: Appeal-Democrat

http://www.appeal-democrat.com/news/city-94515-council-zed.html

Ancient Hindu scriptures will be read tonight for the invocation at the start of the Yuba City City Council meeting, among six cities where Hindu leader Rajan Zed is reading Sanskrit scriptures.

Nevada resident Zed noted some cities such as San Francisco and Sacramento do not have invocations at council meetings.

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Malaysia Top Court Hears Landmark Religious Dispute

May 3, 2010

Author: Razak Ahmad

Source: Reuters

http://in.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idINIndia-48177820100503

Malaysia's highest court began proceedings on Monday on a landmark inter-religious child custody dispute whose outcome could further raise political tension in this mainly Muslim country.

The Federal Court heard objections by lawyers representing an ethnic Indian couple fighting each other for custody of their two children and...

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Fighting to Leave the World the Hindu Way

April 30, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Yahoo News/Hindustan Times

http://in.news.yahoo.com/32/20100430/1053/tnl-fighting-to-leave-the-world-the-hind_1.html?printer=1

UK-based Davender Ghai (71) is a man with a mission, and this mission is a matter of life and death for him - literally. For the last four years Ghai was locked in a legal battle with the British government for his right to be cremated in the open...

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Hindu Temple's Idols Auctioned Off In Norcross

April 26, 2010

Author: Andria Simmons

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/news/gwinnett/hindu-temples-idols-auctioned-489765.html?cxtype=rss_news_128746

The only clue that a Hindu temple once stood at 5900 Brook Hollow Parkway in Norcross is a tattered sign hanging above the portico.

The last of the sacred statues, elaborate wood carvings and other furnishings that once adorned the Hindu...

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City Councils In California & Nevada Opening With Hindu Prayers

April 25, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Merinews

http://www.merinews.com/article/city-councils-in-california--nevada-opening-with-hindu-prayers/15805092.shtml

Five city councils in California and one in Nevada are opening their meetings with Hindu prayers containing ancient Sanskrit mantras in the coming weeks.

Hindu leader Rajan Zed is reciting these prayers before city councils of...

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Hindu Temple Expansion Plans Causing Controversy

April 16, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: KTVU

http://www.ktvu.com/news/23180200/detail.html

Plans to expand a Hindu worship center in Livermore are drawing opposition from neighbors.

The Shiva-Vishnu Temple on Arrowhead Avenue wants to triple its size, on Friday leaders said they plan to press forward.

The temple has been there for 23 years, before some of the homes around it were built.

Temple leaders said it has about 300 devotees but events...

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Alaska Senate, House Of Reps Open With Sanskrit Shlokas

April 10, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Merinews

http://www.merinews.com/article/alaska-senate-house-of-reps-open-with-sanskrit-shlokas/15803741.shtml

Both Alaska state senate and House of Representatives in Juneau started day’s work with Hindu prayers on April nine. 

Rajan Zed, Hindu leader, read the opening prayers from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before Senators and Representatives on this...

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