Hinduism

"Public Schools--Why We Don't Fight More," a Commentary by Charles C. Haynes

February 7, 2007

Author: Charles C. Haynes

Source: Statesman Journal/Gannett News Service

http://www.statesmanjournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200670206023

Americans aren’t shy about invoking their First Amendment rights - especially over issues of religion and values in public schools.

Over one 10-day period in January, I heard from Wiccans in North Carolina upset about school Internet filters filtering out information on the...

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Hindu Council Organizing Indian Cultural Festival

February 5, 2007

Source: Coastweek

http://www.coastweek.com/3005-21.htm

Coastweek - - Hindu Council of Kenya Mombasa has organized a cultural programme to commemorate the 58th Republic Day of India.

The programme comprises of dances featuring various festivals of India and an unique fashion show depicting the traditional dresses worn by different states in India on Friday, 2nd February, 07, at the Mombasa Lohana Mahajan at 7.30 pm.

Hindu Council Of Kenya Mombasa Chairman Praful Shah...

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Hindu Council Organizing Indian Cultural Festival

February 5, 2007

Source: Coastweek

http://www.coastweek.com/3005-21.htm

Coastweek - - Hindu Council of Kenya Mombasa has organized a cultural programme to commemorate the 58th Republic Day of India.

The programme comprises of dances featuring various festivals of India and an unique fashion show depicting the traditional dresses worn by different states in India on Friday, 2nd February, 07, at the Mombasa Lohana Mahajan at 7.30 pm.

Hindu Council Of Kenya Mombasa Chairman Praful Shah...

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Hindus Find New Home for Growing Community

February 5, 2007

Author: Jean Torkelson

Source: Rocky Mountain News

http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/local/article/0,1299,DRMN_15_5329478,00.html

A growing Hindu community last week purchased 4 1/4 acres in Centennial and plans to build a 12,000- square-foot temple there.

"Our desire is to build a spanking new temple," said Satish V. Kumar, who represents more than 1,200 families who attend the Hindu Temple of Colorado....

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Hindu Council Organizing Indian Cultural Festival

February 5, 2007

Source: Coastweek

http://www.coastweek.com/3005-21.htm

Coastweek - - Hindu Council of Kenya Mombasa has organized a cultural programme to commemorate the 58th Republic Day of India.

The programme comprises of dances featuring various festivals of India and an unique fashion show depicting the traditional dresses worn by different states in India on Friday, 2nd February, 07, at the Mombasa Lohana Mahajan at 7.30 pm.

Hindu Council Of Kenya Mombasa Chairman Praful Shah...

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Some William and Mary College Alumni Hold Back Donations After Cross Removal

February 5, 2007

Source: Fox News

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,250340,00.html

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Some College of William and Mary alumni are holding back donations until an 18-inch cross that was removed from the campus' Wren Chapel altar after more than 60 years is permanently restored.

Campus President Gene Nichol ordered the cross removed in October to make the chapel more welcoming to students of all faiths.

Nichol told the Board of Visitors in November that...

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Hindu Temple in Pakistan to Come Alive after 59 Years

February 3, 2007

Source: EarthTimes.org/Indo Asian News Service

http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/26832.html

Lahore, Feb 3-- Katas Raj, the ancient temple complex in Pakistan that finds mention in Hindu and Sikh scriptures, will reverberate to 'bhajans' (devotional songs) for the first time since partition of the subcontinent 59 years ago.

A three-day festival, Jigrattan, beginning Feb 14, is being organized in consultation with India after former deputy prime minister and...

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Harmony Lessons of Hindu Festival

February 2, 2007

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/6322593.stm

The largest single gathering of people on Earth could hold the secret to how big communities can live together in harmony, according to researchers.

Psychologists have completed a three-year study into the 30 million strong Kumbh Mela - a Hindu festival in Allahabad, Northern India.

It involved experts from St Andrews, Dundee and Lancaster...

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Ganesha: God of All Things

February 2, 2007

Author: Lavina Melwani

Source: Little India

http://www.littleindia.com/news/135/ARTICLE/1656/2007-02-02.html

Just starting a new job, buying a new car or embarking on a new relationship? The surefire recipe for success is simple: first get Sri Ganesha's blessings on the project. In fact, nothing in the Hindu world begins without appropriating the approval of Sanathana Dharma's beloved elephant-headed God, the son of Shiva and Parvati....

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Ganesha: God of All Things

February 2, 2007

Author: Lavina Melwani

Source: Little India

http://www.littleindia.com/news/135/ARTICLE/1656/2007-02-02.html

Just starting a new job, buying a new car or embarking on a new relationship? The surefire recipe for success is simple: first get Sri Ganesha's blessings on the project. In fact, nothing in the Hindu world begins without appropriating the approval of Sanathana Dharma's beloved elephant-headed God, the son of Shiva and Parvati....

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Hindu American Foundation Responds to Assertions in India Abroad Letter

February 2, 2007

Source: Hindu American Foundation

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

A letter by a reader, P. Thomas, was published in India Abroad, January 5th, 2007. The writer asserted that the newspaper was publishing a large number of positive articles and reports on Hindus and Hindu-American organizations, and that those reports did not inform readers about the nature and culture of Hindu-Americans, and the agendas of...

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Ganesha: God of All Things

February 2, 2007

Author: Lavina Melwani

Source: Little India

http://www.littleindia.com/news/135/ARTICLE/1656/2007-02-02.html

Just starting a new job, buying a new car or embarking on a new relationship? The surefire recipe for success is simple: first get Sri Ganesha's blessings on the project. In fact, nothing in the Hindu world begins without appropriating the approval of Sanathana Dharma's beloved elephant-headed God, the son of Shiva and Parvati....

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Board Wary of Temple's Parking Accommodations

February 1, 2007

Author: Chris Gaetano

Source: Sentinel

http://nbs.gmnews.com/news/2007/0201/Front_Page/037.html

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - The township Zoning Board continued to deliberate on a Hindu temple proposed for Route 27 in Kendall Park during the Jan. 25 meeting.

The temple is being proposed by an organization called Bharat Sevashram Sangha of North America, which is described by the applicant's attorney, Rosalind Westlake, as "a form of very...

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Conservative Author, Religion Professor Debate Cross Removal

February 1, 2007

Source: The Dallas Morning News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/religion/stories/020207dnrelcross.1a66617.html

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - A plain, 18-inch brass cross filled a 120-seat chapel Thursday night at the College of William and Mary, not for a worship service but for a debate on whether it belongs on the altar.

Conservative author Dinesh D'Souza came to campus...

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