Hinduism

Foundation Stone Unveiled for Bradford's New Hindu Temple

May 14, 2006

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/bradford/4768431.stm

On May 14, 2006 BBC News reported, "Members of Bradford's Hindu community are celebrating their prosperity in the city by unveiling the foundation stone of a new £3m temple. The building on Leeds Road will be one of the largest Hindu temples in the north of England. Work on the structure, which will also include a community and sports centre is expected to begin on 1 June. Baldev Bhardwaj, of...

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Cincinnati Hindu Temple Reflects Diversity Within Hinduism

May 13, 2006

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060513/LIFE/605130359/1086

On May 13, 2006 The Enquirer reported, "God has a thousand names, according to one Hindu prayer. Indeed, in Hinduism - the world's oldest major religion and third-largest with 970 million adherents - there are more than 1,000 different representations of the One and infinite Supreme Being. The ...

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Hinduism Influences U.S. Culture, Customs

May 13, 2006

Source: The Express News

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/religion/stories/MYSA051306.01R.Hinduism.27b8145.html

On May 13, 2006 The Express News reported, "Hinduism has more influence in American culture than its relatively small membership would suggest, said an American-born swami who visited San Antonio's Hindu temple last week. 'It's more widespread than you'd think,' said Satguru Bodinatha Veylanswami, 63, publisher of Hinduism...

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University of Hawaii Holds Interfaith Forum on Religious Diversity and Scripture

May 13, 2006

Source: Honolulu Star-Bulletin

http://starbulletin.com/2006/05/13/features/story01.html

On May 13, 2006 the Honolulu Star-Bulletin reported, "A panel representing five major religions will explore ways their teachings respond to current global issues and diversity in modern society at a symposium Wednesday. The 7 p.m. interfaith dialogue will be at the University of Hawaii Institute of Geophysics auditorium. It is free and open to the public, presented through the...

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Update: Modesto World Religious Course Deemed a Success

May 12, 2006

Source: The Modesto Bee

http://www.modbee.com/local/story/12172941p-12917826c.html

On May 12, 2006 The Modesto Bee reported, "Since 2000, all ninth-graders [at Modesto City Schools] have been required to take a nine-week World Religions course on Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Sikhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. 'We teach the geography, history and give a description of each religion,' said Yvonne Taylor, a Johansen High School teacher. 'We provide a...

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Two Teens Charged in Vandalism of Maple Grove Hindu Temple

May 12, 2006

Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press

http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/news/local/14565554.htm

On May 12, 2006 the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported, "Two men were charged on felony counts today for the April 6 burglary and damage to the Hindu Temple in Maple Grove, the city's police department said today.

Paul Gus Spakousky, 19, of Maple Grove, and Tyler William Tuomie, 19, of Andover, were...

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Arsha Vijnana Mandiram

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 16 June 2006.

Phone: 229-859-9112
Email: avmandiram@yahoo.com
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This profile was prepared by student researcher Patrick Spurlock of Valdosta State University, under the direction of Dr. Richard Amesbury.

Introduction

Arsha Vijnana Mandiram -- a temple and retreat center -- was founded in 2006 to meet the religious needs of Hindus in South...
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Harvard Students Launch Hinduism Journal

May 10, 2006

Source: Harvard Dharma

http://www.harvarddharma.org/resources/swadharma/

In May 2006 Harvard Dharma reported, "Swadharma is a semi-annual publication dedicated to the presentation of Hinduism and Indian philosophy. Swadharma seeks to broaden the knowledge and understanding of Hinduism by serving as a medium of intellectual exchange between scholars, academics, and the global community. Blending scholarly articles, interviews, academic research, and editorials, the...

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Interfaith Center of New York Honors Indian Spiritual Leader "Amma"

May 8, 2006

Source: Kerala Online/ACV News

http://www.keralaonline.com/news/newsdisplay.php?newsid=1169

On May 8, 2006 Kerala Online/ACV News reported, "India's spiritual leader as well as the world's 'Amma', Matha Amritanandamayi Devi was presented with the Interfaith Center of New York’s 4th Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Award for her outstanding role as a global spiritual leader and humanitarian. Five other prominent personalities including the Director...

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Study Finds that Teaching World Religions Increases Respect for Constitutional Freedoms

May 8, 2006

Source: Associated Baptist Press

http://www.abpnews.com/1010.article.print

On May 8, 2006 Associated Baptist Press reported, "A new study suggests mandatory teaching about world religions in public schools can increase teenagers' respect for religious freedom and other constitutional rights. The research, released May 8 by a Virginia-based think tank, studied 400 ninth graders who took the course in the Modesto, Calif., public schools. The district has offered the class since...

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Op/Ed: "Where the Youth Are?" by Martin Marty

May 8, 2006

Source: The Martin Marty Center

http://marty-center.uchicago.edu/sightings/archive_2006/0508.shtml

On May 8, 2006 Martin Marty of The Martin Marty Center wrote, "Numbers of excuses are given for the absence of the younger generations in interfaith causes. First, you have to care about faith to 'do' interfaith, and many don't care. Second, the framing of issues was done some time ago by people who are now old; that framing doesn't match what the young are...

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