Hinduism

Hindu to Chair St. Olaf College Religion Department

May 25, 2007

Source: Hindu Press International

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2007/5/25.shtml#1

www.stolaf.edu

NORTHFIELD, MINNESOTA, USA, May 25, 2007: This fall Professor of Religion Anantanand Rambachan will chair the St. Olaf Religion Department -- making him the first non-Christian in the 133-year history of the college to hold the post. Rambachan spoke recently about what his appointment means for the future of St. Olaf College as well as his passion for fostering...

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Queen Meets Hindu Leaders At New Temple

May 25, 2007

Source: Hindu Press International

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2007/6/2.shtml#1

BRADFORD, UNITED KINGDOM, May 25, 2007: The Queen was presented with a burgundy shawl--a perfect match to her outfit--after she opened a US$6 million Hindu temple in Bradford. The Queen was greeted by Swami Gopal Sharan Devacharya. The gift was presented after she unveiled a plaque at the Bradford Hindu Temple which will be one of the largest outside London once it opens later this summer. Local...

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Indian Arrival Day in Trinidad and Tobago

May 25, 2007

Source: Hindu Press International

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2007/5/26.shtml#1

TRINIDAD, May 25, 2007: Indian heritage day will be observed as a national holiday on Wednesday May 30. On May 30, 1845, the Fath Al Razak docked in the Port of Spain harbor in Trinidad and Tobago with 225 adult passengers on board. The passengers were immigrants from India who had come to the British colony to work in the sugarcane plantations after the abolition of African slavery. They had...

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Hindu American Foundation Condemns Hyderabad Mosque Bombing

May 25, 2007

Source: Hindu American Foundation Press Release

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

Minneapolis, MN. (May 25, 2007) – The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) condemned last week’s bombing of the 17th century Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad, India in a statement released today. The explosion killed 11 people, and injured dozens. At least five more were killed by police in subsequent riots in the city....

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Granada Hills Hindu Temple

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Phone: 818-360-9963

Hindu Temple Fosters Values

May 22, 2007

Author: Vern Barnet

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/255/story/117846.html

You are a Hindu priest in Kansas City. What brought you here? What do you do? And can you help me sort out various terms for religious leaders?

I put such questions to the two priests at the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center in Shawnee. The temple began in 1991, and its growth now requires plans to expand the building.

Shastri Rajendra...

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US Based Hindu Chaplain Reads Hindu Prayer at Nevada Senate Session

May 8, 2007

Source: Punjab Newsline Network

http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/view/4004/38/

N[E]VADA (USA): History was created when Rajan Zed, Director of Interfaith Relations of Hindu Temple of Northern Nevada, Public Relations Officer of India Association of Northern Nevada, and a Hindu chaplain, read ancient Hindu prayer/blessing in Sanskrit at the opening of the Nevada State Senate session here Monday.

This is the first time any Hindu prayer is delivered in the Nevada...

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