Washington, D.C. - December 11, 2007: The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF), the nation’s oldest and largest Sikh American civil rights organization, concluded a highly successful year-long campaign to train the entire Boston Police Department (BPD) on Sikh religious practices. The over 3,000 BPD officers join the 95,000 trained by SALDEF across the nation.
A delegation of students from the Harvard Islamic Society (HIS) joined more than 2,000 congregants in Roxbury, Mass., on Friday night to attend the first-ever prayer session at the Islamic Society of Boston (ISB) Cultural Center, which finally opened its doors after two decades of controversy and delays.
A group of local Jewish and Muslim leaders have signed a joint statement urging better relations between the two communities, which have suffered a serious rift over each other's response to controversial remarks by onetime leaders of a...
Should you find your way up to Salem, Mass., this Halloween season, your chances of encountering a psychic are up — and the odds that that he or she has a felony record are down. That, for those of you who were too drowned in multimedia Harry Potter to notice, is the news from the real town where some estimate every...
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History of the Movement
Amma, also known as Mata Amritanandamayi, is an international spiritual teacher who was born in Kerala, India. Amma experienced a childhood filled with hardship and difficulty: her family feared she was mentally ill because her intense spirituality made her unlike other children, and she had to leave school at the... Read more about Amma's Boston Area Satsang Group (ABASG)
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Phone: (617) 264-2000 Website: https://www.sgi-usa.org HistorySoka Gakkai International ("International Value-Creation Society," or SGI) is the largest and most diverse lay Buddhist organization in the world with more than 12 million members in 190 countries and territories worldwide. Following the teachings of Nichiren Shonin (1222-1282), scholar Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and disciple Josei Toda first... Read more about Soka Gakkai International-New England
More than 2,000 people gathered in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood last month for a highly symbolic moment – the capping of the minaret on a new mosque. A joyous occasion, the event sparked greater emotion than usual because construction of the Islamic Society of Boston's Mosque and Cultural Center had been stalled for more than two...
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Congregacion Leon de Juda was originally founded as Iglesia Bautista Central in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1982. Founder and Senior Pastor, Dr. Roberto Miranda decided to relocate to an area with a larger Hispanic population. Dr. Miranda and others visited several buildings in their search for a new... Read more about Congregación Leon de Judá (Congregation Lion of Judah)
Boston-area Jewish and Muslim leaders sighed in relief yesterday at the resolution of a lengthy legal dispute over the planned construction of a mosque in Roxbury, saying the development cleared the way for renewed local dialogue between adherents of the two faiths.