Hinduism

No Temple to be Demolished Without Thorough Check: Malaysia

December 24, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Hindu

Wire Service: PTI

http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/holnus/000200712241441.htm

In the wake of protests by ethnic Indians over the demolition of Hindu temples in Muslim- majority Malaysia, Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi has ordered continuous monitoring of all Hindu shrines, a move to assuage the feelings of the community alleging their marginalisation in the country....

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US Hotels to Get Bhagvad Gita

December 22, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Indians_Abroad/US_hotels_to_get_Bhagvad_Gita/articleshow/2642464.cms

NEW YORK: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) will try to place copies of Bhagvad Gita in hotels and motels owned by Indian-Americans and in libraries in the US.

The governing council of VHP's America unit passed a resolution to this effect at a recent meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...

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Hindu Monastery Faces Eviction - HAF Files Amicus Brief Supporting Saraswati Mandir

December 21, 2007

Source: Hindu American Foundation

http://www.hinduamericanfoundation.org/media_press_release_nh_temple.htm

WASHINGTON, DC (December 21, 2007) - Monks from a Hindu Ashram (monastery) in New Hampshire are under the imminent threat of eviction today amidst allegations of fraudulent lending practices by a Virginia based lender, G...

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Query on Hindus Forces Official to Quit

December 19, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Indians_Abroad/Query_on_Hindus_forces_official_to_quit/articleshow/2635504.cms

WASHINGTON: A Michigan official has been forced to quit after her provocative query on Hindus during a debate over planned expansion of a temple sparked outrage among the community.

Catherine Johnson, 71, stunned residents this month by claiming neighbours told her...

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Hindu Prayer to Open New Mexico Senate

December 16, 2007

Author: Rajan Zed

Source: mediaforfreedom.com

http://www.mediaforfreedom.com/ReadArticle.asp?ArticleID=7743

New Mexico State Senate of USA will have its first Hindu prayer containing Sanskrit mantras on January 28.

Rajan Zed, a prominent Hindu chaplain, will read the historic opening prayer from ancient Hindu scriptures before New Mexico Senate in Santa Fe on this day. After first delivering in Sanskrit, he will then read the...

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HAF Urges Immediate Release of HINDRAF Leaders Arrested under Internal Security Act

December 13, 2007

Author: Press Release

Source: Hindu American Foudnation

http://www.hinduamericanfoundation.org/media_press_release_malaysia_arrests.htm

Several human rights activists at the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) raised alarm today over what they described as the continued heavy-handed and authoritarian actions of the Malaysian government in dealing with the leaders of the Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF).

According...

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RSPCA 'Secretly' Killed Cow at Hindu Temple

December 13, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Times of India

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article3047068.ece

A cow kept at a Hindu temple once owned by former Beatle George Harrison was secretly killed by the RSPCA today, Hindu groups have claimed.

Gauri Das, leader of the Hindu Community at Bhaktivedanta Manor temple in Hertfordshire, said that the cow was given a lethal injection this morning while worshippers were at...

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Hindu Fundamentalists Angry about Buddhadeb’s Comments

December 9, 2007

Author: Goutam Gupta

Source: VOA News

http://www.voanews.com/bangla/2007-12-09-voa4.cfm

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad today demanded an apology from West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee for his remarks on Lord Ram, despite his claim that the media had quoted him out of context.

VHP International General Secretary Praveen Togadia told newsmen after a rally of the Rameswaram Ramasethu Raksha Manch that Mr Bhattacharjee has insulted...

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