Hinduism

BBC Radio Program Explores Young Hindus in UK

February 18, 2007

Source: BBC World Service

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/programmes/heart_and_soul.shtml

LONDON, ENGLAND, February 18, 2007: The BBC has an audio program called "Heart and Soul" which is broadcast on the Internet.

The description reads, "Hinduism In Britain Today: Until recently, Hindus in Britain were the quiet minority apparently untouched by the fundamentalism, or religious sensitivities experienced by other minority faiths.

Now that...

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BBC Radio Program Explores Young Hindus in UK

February 18, 2007

Source: BBC World Service

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/programmes/heart_and_soul.shtml

LONDON, ENGLAND, February 18, 2007: The BBC has an audio program called "Heart and Soul" which is broadcast on the Internet.

The description reads, "Hinduism In Britain Today: Until recently, Hindus in Britain were the quiet minority apparently untouched by the fundamentalism, or religious sensitivities experienced by other minority faiths.

Now that...

Read more about BBC Radio Program Explores Young Hindus in UK

BBC Radio Program Explores Young Hindus in UK

February 18, 2007

Source: BBC World Service

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/programmes/heart_and_soul.shtml

LONDON, ENGLAND, February 18, 2007: The BBC has an audio program called "Heart and Soul" which is broadcast on the Internet.

The description reads, "Hinduism In Britain Today: Until recently, Hindus in Britain were the quiet minority apparently untouched by the fundamentalism, or religious sensitivities experienced by other minority faiths.

Now that...

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Japan's Hindu Linkages Still Alive

February 17, 2007

Source: RxPG News

http://www.rxpgnews.com/india/Japans-Hindu-linkages-still-alive_15985.shtml

By IANS, [RxPG] New Delhi, Feb 17 - Apart from the widely known fact that Buddhism in Japan has its origin in India, not many probably know that so many Hindu deities surround the life of a Japanese.

Speaking at a lecture titled 'Hindu Gods and Goddesses rooted to Japan' here Friday, Lokesh Chandra, the director of International Academy of Indian...

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Protesters Demand Nepal Revert to Hindu State

February 17, 2007

Source: Turkish Press

http://www.turkishpress.com/news.asp?id=163172

Kathmandu-Around 1,000 protesters have rallied in Nepal's capital to demand that the Himalayan nation revert to being a Hindu state after the government declared the country secular.

Nepal was the world's only Hindu nation until the government made it a secular country last year following massive protests which forced its Hindu monarch to end his absolute rule.

King Gyanendra is viewed by...

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Japan's Hindu Linkages Still Alive

February 17, 2007

Source: RxPG News

http://www.rxpgnews.com/india/Japans-Hindu-linkages-still-alive_15985.shtml

By IANS, [RxPG] New Delhi, Feb 17 - Apart from the widely known fact that Buddhism in Japan has its origin in India, not many probably know that so many Hindu deities surround the life of a Japanese.

Speaking at a lecture titled 'Hindu Gods and Goddesses rooted to Japan' here Friday, Lokesh Chandra, the director of International Academy of Indian...

Read more about Japan's Hindu Linkages Still Alive

Protesters Demand Nepal Revert to Hindu State

February 17, 2007

Source: Turkish Press

http://www.turkishpress.com/news.asp?id=163172

Kathmandu-Around 1,000 protesters have rallied in Nepal's capital to demand that the Himalayan nation revert to being a Hindu state after the government declared the country secular.

Nepal was the world's only Hindu nation until the government made it a secular country last year following massive protests which forced its Hindu monarch to end his absolute rule.

King Gyanendra is viewed by...

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Japan's Hindu Linkages Still Alive

February 17, 2007

Source: RxPG News

http://www.rxpgnews.com/india/Japans-Hindu-linkages-still-alive_15985.shtml

By IANS, [RxPG] New Delhi, Feb 17 - Apart from the widely known fact that Buddhism in Japan has its origin in India, not many probably know that so many Hindu deities surround the life of a Japanese.

Speaking at a lecture titled 'Hindu Gods and Goddesses rooted to Japan' here Friday, Lokesh Chandra, the director of International Academy of Indian...

Read more about Japan's Hindu Linkages Still Alive

Protesters Demand Nepal Revert to Hindu State

February 17, 2007

Source: Turkish Press

http://www.turkishpress.com/news.asp?id=163172

Kathmandu-Around 1,000 protesters have rallied in Nepal's capital to demand that the Himalayan nation revert to being a Hindu state after the government declared the country secular.

Nepal was the world's only Hindu nation until the government made it a secular country last year following massive protests which forced its Hindu monarch to end his absolute rule.

King Gyanendra is viewed by...

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Hindus in Canada Celebrate Shivratri

February 16, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Hindus_in_Canada_celebrate_Shivratri/articleshow/1626806.cms

VANCOUVER: Devout Hindus have taken their religion and culture to far off shores and Shivratri is no exception. The Indian community in Hamilton, Ontario has been busy in the run-up to this important festival.

Since the past seven days, Hindus living across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have thronged...

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"Many Assumptions Collapse as Jewish Author Studies America’s Muslims," a Commentary by Paul M. Barrett

February 16, 2007

Author: Paul M. Barrett

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

http://www.dispatch.com/news/religion/faith-story.php?story=dispatch/2007/02/16/20070216-C2-00.html

"Did they know you were Jewish? "

I often hear that question when people learn I’ve spent four years researching and writing a book about American Muslims. The answer is yes, and rather than hinder my reporting, disclosure usually...

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Hindus in Canada Celebrate Shivratri

February 16, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Hindus_in_Canada_celebrate_Shivratri/articleshow/1626806.cms

VANCOUVER: Devout Hindus have taken their religion and culture to far off shores and Shivratri is no exception. The Indian community in Hamilton, Ontario has been busy in the run-up to this important festival.

Since the past seven days, Hindus living across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have thronged...

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"Many Assumptions Collapse as Jewish Author Studies America’s Muslims," a Commentary by Paul M. Barrett

February 16, 2007

Author: Paul M. Barrett

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

http://www.dispatch.com/news/religion/faith-story.php?story=dispatch/2007/02/16/20070216-C2-00.html

"Did they know you were Jewish? "

I often hear that question when people learn I’ve spent four years researching and writing a book about American Muslims. The answer is yes, and rather than hinder my reporting, disclosure usually...

Read more about "Many Assumptions Collapse as Jewish Author Studies America’s Muslims," a Commentary by Paul M. Barrett

Hindus in Canada Celebrate Shivratri

February 16, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Hindus_in_Canada_celebrate_Shivratri/articleshow/1626806.cms

VANCOUVER: Devout Hindus have taken their religion and culture to far off shores and Shivratri is no exception. The Indian community in Hamilton, Ontario has been busy in the run-up to this important festival.

Since the past seven days, Hindus living across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have thronged...

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