Hinduism

Muslim Woman Asked not to Live with Hindu 'Husband'

August 12, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Gulfnews

Wire Service: Reuters

http://archive.gulfnews.com/articles/07/08/12/10145890.html

Kuala Lumpur: Islamic authorities in Malaysia have freed a Muslim woman after detaining her for four months for marrying a Hindu, the couple's lawyer said yesterday.

The Selangor state Islamic authorities have, however, ordered the 25-year-old ethnic Indian woman to live separately...

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Sanskrit Mantras to Open California State Senate

August 10, 2007

Source: AmericanBuddhist.net

http://www.americanbuddhist.net/sanskrit-mantras-open-california-state-senate

California State Senate in USA will reverberate with Sanskrit mantras on August 27.

Rajan Zed, a Hindu chaplain, will read the opening prayer from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before California Senate in Sacramento on this day. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English translation of the prayer.

According to...

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Sali Concerned about Hindu Prayer

August 10, 2007

Author: Mike Butts

Source: Idaho Press Tribune

http://idahopress.com/articles/2007/08/10/news/news2.txt

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Idaho U.S. Rep. Bill Sali has questioned a Hindu prayer that was offered to open the U.S. Senate last month.

Sali is quoted on OneNewsNow.com that when a Hindu prayer is offered, “that’s a different god” and that it “creates problems for the longevity of this country.”
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Sen. Dodd Condemns Protests Over Hindu Prayer

August 8, 2007

Source: Scoop.co.nz

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0708/S00252.htm

Senator and Presidential Candidate Chris Dodd issued the following statement in light of last week's disruption of a prayer on the Senate floor:

"Our nation was founded on the importance of religious freedom. The United States Senate has a responsibility to continue this legacy by honoring religious diversity and embracing the many faiths to which our citizens subscribe."

Holy Cow: Hindus Urge Cull Alternative

August 7, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Channel 4 News

http://www.channel4.com/news/articles/society/religion/holy+cow+hindus+urge+cull+alternative/658747

Hindus have asked government to "explore other options" rather than slaughter cattle in the wake of the foot and mouth outbreak.

About 150 cattle have already been culled after the discovery of the disease at two farms in Surrey. Following the last...

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Overwhelming Support for First Hindu Prayer in US Senate

August 6, 2007

Source: Scoop Independent News

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0708/S00167.htm

The first Hindu prayer in the United States (US) Senate by chaplain Rajan Zed on July 12, which was protested from the gallery, is receiving overwhelming support from religious, political, and scholarly quarters.

Senator Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey, in a release, said, "The Hindu prayer opening the Senate this month was a historic milestone for religious tolerance and diversity in...

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Indian Americans Connect with Hindu Traditions

August 6, 2007

Source: India eNews

http://www.indiaenews.com/america/20070806/64166.htm

Hundreds of Indian Americans came together in New Jersey to celebrate the centennial anniversary of Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS), a Hindu spiritual organisation and connect with their cultural traditions.

Many Indian Americans were seen performing traditional Indian folk dances Saturday in Edison, wearing colourful Indian costumes. The cultural performances...

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Vandals Desecrate Temple by the Sea

August 5, 2007

Author: HERMAN ROOP DASS

Source: Newsday

http://www.newsday.co.tt/news/0,61829.html

VANDALS desecrated the landmark Sewdass Sadhu Hindu Temple by the Sea in Waterloo, Carapichaima, smashing murtis (depictions of Hindu gods), piling up the pieces in the centre of the temple and attempting to burn them.

The vandals also destroyed carpets, electrical wiring, lights, glass windows and concrete pillars.

The cost to repair the damage and...

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Crisis Between Kazakh Government and Hare Krishna Community

August 2, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Turkish Weekly

http://www.turkishweekly.net/news.php?id=47279

The Kazakh government has been in conflict with the Hare Krishna community since last fall, when Almaty Oblast officials decided to demolish houses belonging to Krishna followers living on the outskirts of Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty.

Houses Being Demolished

An outcry by international human-rights organizations and Krishna communities...

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Hindu Chaplain Protested in US Senate, Honored in Nevada

August 2, 2007

Source: PunjabNewsline.com

http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/view/5128/57/

RENO(NEVADA) USA: Nevada clergy, drawn from various religions, Wednesday came together in support of fellow Nevadan chaplain Rajan Zed, whose historic first Hindu prayer in United States (US) Senate in Washington DC on July 12 faced protest shouts from visitors gallery.

Catholic, Protestant, Latter Day Saints, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, and Bahai clergy honored him with a grand reception...

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Hindu Groups Ask '08 Hopefuls to Criticize Protest

July 27, 2007

Author: Michelle Boorstein

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/27/AR2007072700206.html

U.S. Hindu organizations are urging presidential candidates to denounce the protesters who disrupted the Senate as the first-ever Hindu opening prayer was being delivered this month.

Ante Nedlko Pavkovic, Katherine Lynn Pavkovic and Christan Renee Sugar -- identified in...

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Hindu Temple Funding Doesn't Cover $300,000 Rebuilding Debt Created After Arson

July 27, 2007

Author: Kevin Werner

Source: Mountain News

http://www.hamiltonmountainnews.com/hmn/news/news_842071.html

Representatives of the Hindu Samaj Temple received $17,000 from the provincial government, last week, but they are still waiting for further financial help to eliminate their $300,000 debt created when they had to rebuild their new temple [which] was destroyed after a 2001 arson.

"We have not given up (to receive) the capital...

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Amma's Boston Area Satsang Group (ABASG)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

Phone: 716-226-6223
Website: http://www.ammanewengland.org
[flickr_set id="72157621939087070"] 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)

Monks See 'End' of Shambo Fight

July 24, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/6912767.stm

Monks at a Carmarthenshire multi-faith community say they are "pretty much at the end of the road" in their legal fight to save Shambo the bullock.

The Welsh Assembly Government has also ruled out the possibility of another skin test on the animal.

The Friesian at Skanda Vale, which has tested positive for bovine TB, is again facing slaughter after an...

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