New Religious Movements

Embracing the Love Of Amma, 'the Hugging Saint'

June 18, 2010

Author: Kurt Streeter

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/me-amma-20100618,0,6096819.story

Globalization is good and necessary, whispers the guru, her arms circling yet another stranger, her words translated into English by an attendee. "But at the same time, families are disintegrating, people are becoming isolated islands, there is no communication… there is no love."

So says Amma, the Indian-...

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Sufi Order International of the Greater Boston Area (The Inayati Order of Greater Boston)

This data was last updated on 10 July 2018.

Address: 105 Billings St, Sharon, MA 02067, USA
Phone: 617-522-0800
Email: SufiOrder@gardenlight.org
Website: http://www.gardenlight.org

Description: The Sufi Order of Boston is a branch of the Sufi Order International which was founded by Hazrat Inayat Khan in 1910. It offers a universal approach to religious understanding and guided training in spiritual practice and growth....

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Boston Meditation Group of Self-Realization Fellowship

This data was last updated on 18 July 2019.

Contact Information

Address: 66 Fellsway W, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
Phone: 617 528 9692
Email: info@bostonmeditationgroup.org
Website: https://bostoncentersrf.org/

[flickr_set id="72157621939144016"] History The Boston Meditation Group of Self-Realization is comprised of members and friends of the worldwide Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF), which was founded in 1920 by spiritual leader Paramahansa Yogananda....

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Brahma Kumaris Learning Center For Peace

This data was last updated on 16 July 2019.

Address: 75 Common Street, Watertown, MA 02472
Phone: 617-926-1230
Email: boston@us.brahmakumaris.org
Website: https://us.brahmakumaris.org/newengland

Description: The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU) was founded in 1936 by Prajapita Brahma, and is today affiliated with the United Nations as a Non-Governmental Organization. BKWSU is the parent...

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National Group: Faith-based Prosecution is First for Wis.

May 21, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Boston Examiner

Wire Service: AP

http://www.examiner.com/a-1402773~National_group__Faith_based_prosecution_is_first_for_Wis_.html

The parents charged with reckless homicide for praying while their 11-year-old daughter died of diabetes are the first people in Wisconsin accused of such a crime, according to a national group that monitors faith-based...

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Hindu Homes Razed in Kazakhstan

November 22, 2006

Source: Telugu Portal

http://www.teluguportal.net/modules/news/article.php?storyid=22364

In a surprise move, 11 homes owned by members of ISCKON, a religious minority group in Kazakhstan, have been demolished by the local police, leaving the families homeless in freezing temperatures and winter snow, the organisation has alleged.

Incidentally, the bulldozing began even while a state special commission - appointed to investigate allegations of...

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Faculty are Finding Faith

October 11, 2006

Author: ALEXANDER B. COHN

Source: The Harvard Crimson

http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=514836

God may have a place at Harvard after all.

On the heels of the General Education report that added a religion requirement to the Core, a national study released last week revealed that the majority of college educators believe in some form of God.

Assistant Professor of Sociology Neil Gross, co-author of the study, said he was...

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A Visit to Maharishi Vedic City

September 10, 2006

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-vedic10sep10,1,2135006.story?coll=la-tra

On September 10, 2006 the Los Angeles Times reported, "When I booked my trip last April to attend a conference on Transcendental Meditation at the Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, I had no idea I would be visiting another country. My airline ticket clearly indicated Cedar Rapids, and from there I would rent a car and drive...

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Opinion: "Pluralism May Be the Future of Religion" by Ray Waddle

July 8, 2006

Source: The Tennessean

http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060708/NEWS06/607080318/1023/NEWS

On July 8, 2006 The Tennessean published a column by their columnist Ray Waddle: "Earth is becoming a spiritually hyphenated place, says Rabbi Rami Shapiro of Murfreesboro. I know what he means. Lately I've run into local Unitarian-pagans, Episcopalian-skeptics, Christian-Sufis, Presbyterian-ecologists, Baptist-Democrats....

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