Hinduism

Satsang Center

This data was last updated on 14 August 2017.

Address: One Pleasant Street, Woburn, MA 01801
Phone: 781-270-9736
Website: http://www.satsangcenter.com/

History: The Satsang organization was founded in 1985. The congregation met in various churches in the Billerica and Burlington area as well as the Sri Lakshmi Temple in Ashland. In 1993 the...

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Siddha Yoga Meditation Center of Greater Boston

This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

Address: 75 North Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472
Phone: 617-924-2023
Email: info@symcgb.org
Website: http://www.symcgb.org/

Description: The Siddha Yoga Meditation Center of Greater Boston in new quarters just outside Watertown Square offers meditation and chanting programs, intensive weekend meditation workshops, hatha yoga courses, study groups and other Siddha Yoga courses.

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Hindu Bracelet Tradition Forms Unique Bond Among Siblings

August 2, 2009

Author: Steven Spearie

Source: The State Journal-Register

http://www.sj-r.com/beliefs/x1564859866/Hindu-bracelet-tradition-forms-unique-bond-among-siblings

Dr. Dharmendra Nimavat says he doesn’t expect his children to fully understand all of the meaning behind Raksha Bandhan, a Hindu festival the family will celebrate Wednesday.

But when his daughters, Anjali, 9; and Astha, 6, tie...

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Indian Christians Left In Slums, While Told 'Return Only As Hindus'

July 30, 2009

Author: Anto Akkara

Source: Ecumenical News International

http://www.eni.ch/featured/article.php?id=3225

Indian officials say that a troubled and remote area of the northeastern Orissa state that witnessed widespread sectarian violence aimed at Christians a year ago, is now normal, with less than a thousand people left in relief camps. 

But those who fled the violence in Kandhamal in August 2008, say they have been told...

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Hindus Celebrate Cultural Center

July 29, 2009

Author: María Villaseñor

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

http://www.sltrib.com/slc/ci_12941696

The Sri Ganesha Hindu Temple hosts dozens of festivals each year in honor of different deities -- the multiple forms of a single God.

During those festivals, the temple's priest Satish Kumar said "first we do our worship to the gods, then we have our celebrations."

But the subsequent dancing, music, socializing and feasting isn't allowed in the temple's...

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