Hinduism

Dayton Area's Second Hindu Temple Dedicated

May 7, 2007

Author: Thomas Gnau

Source: Dayton Daily News

http://www.daytondailynews.com/n/content/oh/story/news/local/2007/05/07/ddn050707temple.html

HUBER HEIGHTS — It began with a Hindu family's prayers in the privacy of their Springfield home in the early 1980s.

It culminated this weekend in the dedication of the Dayton area's second Hindu temple, off Bellefontaine Road. The first temple, in...

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Temple's Alleged Links to Rebels

May 3, 2007

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/6621261.stm

A document leaked to BBC London has revealed that a Hindu temple in south London may have possible links to a rebel organisation.

The Armulmihu Hindu temple in Tooting has had its assets frozen pending an investigation into alleged links with the UK banned Tamil Tigers.

The temple's founder has been suspended during the investigation.

However temple members...

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City Could Get First Hindu School

May 2, 2007

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/leicestershire/6615209.stm

The I-Foundation trust, which is leading the campaign, is starting a month-long consultation on Friday.

The proposal already has widespread support from Hindu leaders, as well as members of Leicester's Church of England and Muslim communities.

But a spokesman for the National Union of Teachers (NUT) said the faith school might create "divided"...

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Minorities Students Struggle with Arabic in State-Run Schools

April 30, 2007

Author: Amar Guriro

Source: Daily Times

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2007%5C04%5C30%5Cstory_30-4-2007_pg12_3

KARACHI: Seven-year-old Angela finds it difficult to study Islamiyat at school. “I don’t know if I have to study it or not, but it’s really difficult to pronounce the Arabic properly,” she said.

Angela, one of many children belonging to the Hindu Maheshwari,...

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Vedic Mantras Open Nevada Earth Day Celebrations

April 27, 2007

Source: Indolink

http://www.indolink.com/displayArticleS.php?id=042307105831

Nevada Earth Day 2007 celebrations here today opened with prayers from ancient Hindu Sanskrit scriptures.

Starting with Shanti Mantra in Sanskrit, Rajan Zed, Director of Interfaith Relations of Hindu Temple of Northern Nevada and a Hindu chaplain, read "Prithvi Sukta" (hymn to earth) from Atharva-Veda (composed around 1200 BCE), invoking the Goddess Earth.

He...

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Britain’s Hindu Temple Prays for World Peace

April 25, 2007

Source: Daily News & Analysis

http://www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1092912

LONDON: A Hindu chaplain of Britain’s armed forces led religious leaders of different faiths in four-day prayers for world peace and unity at a temple in north England.

The event, organised by Acharya Krishan K. Attri - the first Hindu chaplain of the armed forces, included performing the Shri Shat Chandi Mahayagya, which was conducted by 20 priests, of who two were from India....

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Hindu Community to Celebrate Opening of Temple

April 25, 2007

Author: Jonathan Turner

Source: Quad Cities Online

http://qconline.com/archives/qco/display.php?id=335515

ROCK ISLAND -- Hindus throughout western Illinois and eastern Iowa will celebrate the grand opening of the $1 million Quad City Hindu Temple this weekend.

The one-story, 7,294-square-foot building off 14th Street West, near the Milan Beltway and U.S. 67, has been in the works almost six years. It will serve 450 Hindus in the region,...

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Malaysian Court to Hear Hindu Man's Lawsuit After Family Seized by Islamic Authorities

April 24, 2007

Source: International Herald Tribune

Wire Service: AP

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/04/24/asia/AS-GEN-Malaysia-Religious-Dispute.php

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: A Malaysian court agreed Tuesday to quickly hear a lawsuit by a Hindu man who has accused Islamic authorities of illegally detaining his wife and five children, his lawyer said.

Lawyers for Marimuthu Periasamy, an ethnic Indian rubber...

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