Hinduism

Infected Bull to Die Despite Hindu Protest

June 27, 2007

Author: Simon de Bruxelles

Source: Times Online

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article1991444.ece

A sacred bull that tested positive for bovine tuberculosis is to be destroyed despite protests from Hindus around the world.

Shambo, a six-year-old Friesian, is part of a 52-strong herd of cattle and water buffalo at a Hindu temple in West Wales. Barring a last-minute change of mind, he is likely to be put down on...

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Hindu American Foundation Finalizes Lawsuit Terms with California State Board of Education

June 22, 2007

Source: The Hindu American Foundation

http://www.hinduamericanfoundation.com/media_press_release_california_finalize.htm

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2007) The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) finalized terms with the California State Board of Education (SBE) following the Foundation’s victorious lawsuit last fall. The agreement was reached after a face-to-face meeting HAF held with SBE President Ken Noonan on May 8, 2007. In their wide-...

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22nd Annual International Peace Prayer Day Honors Interfaith Leader

June 20, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/news.nsf/RecentNewsHTML/31BA20BE856FC1268725730000550F6D!OpenDocument

June 16, 2007. ESPANOLA, NM. On Saturday, June 16th, the 3HO Foundation in conjunction with Peace Cereals celebrated the 22nd annual International Peace Prayer Day at the Ram Das Puri campsite in the Jemez Mountains near Espanola, New Mexico.

Over 1000 people gathered at the mountain campsite...

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Journey of Faith Builds New Temple

June 18, 2007

Author: Madhu Krishnamurthy

Source: Daily Herald

http://www.dailyherald.com/story.asp?id=323743

A nearly 30-year journey of faith for Lake County's Hindu community will be fulfilled when the bell tolls for the first time this weekend, beckoning devotees to their new temple near Grayslake.

Three days of festivities begin Friday, marking the long-awaited unveiling of the Indian Cultural Association's Hindu Mandir, or temple, on roughly 20 acres at...

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Warm Welcome for Lord Venkateswara

June 16, 2007

Author: Sandi Dolbee

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/features/20070616-9999-lz1c16shiva.html

The Shiva Vishnu Temple in Mira Mesa wrapped up a five-day festival on Sunday welcoming its newest arrival – a likeness of Lord Venkateswara, also known as Balaji.

In Hinduism, Venkateswara is a form of the deity Vishnu, the sustainer of the universe.

Such installations...

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For Many Hindus, Home Worship as Integral as Time at Temple

June 16, 2007

Author: Brian Long

Source: The Knoxville News Sentinel

http://www.knoxnews.com/kns/lifestyles_columnists/article/0,1406,KNS_337_5587919,00.html

It is estimated that, worldwide, there are approximately 800 million adherents of Hinduism, a number more than twice the population of the United States. Locally, about 300-500 Hindu families live and worship in the Knoxville area, each adding its own unique and vibrant...

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Call for Declaring Nepal the Hindu Nation

June 13, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Nepalnews.com

http://www.nepalnews.com/archive/2007/jun/jun13/news04.php

Some Hindu activists from Nepal, America, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Trinidad and Guyana who gathered in New York city on June 10 have demanded revision over the decision of the eight parties to declare Nepal secular instead of the Hindu nation.

Bharat Keshar Simha, the former army general and supporter of the former direct rule of...

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