Hinduism

Book Explores the Experiences of 'Four Women, Three Faiths'

May 6, 2006

Source: The Wichita Eagle

http://www.kansas.com/mld/kansas/entertainment/14512545.htm

On May 6, 2006 The Wichita Eagle reported, "Cecile Holmes calls her new book, 'Four Women, Three Faiths: Inspiring Spiritual Journeys,' 'a hymn to diversity and interfaith acceptance.' 'I worry about the increasing polarization in the world, ever since Sept. 11, 2001,' says Holmes, 51, longtime religion editor for the Houston Chronicle, now teaching journalism at the...

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Jackson Religious Groups Plan Interfaith Habitat for Humanity Project

May 5, 2006

Source: The Clarion-Ledger

http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060505/FEAT04/60505008

On May 5, 2006 The Clarion-Ledger reported, "To help build support for an interfaith Habitat for Humanity house building project, local religious groups will host a 'festival of faiths' from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday at Northminster Baptist Church on Ridgewood Road in Jackson. The event will feature food, music, dancing and...

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Middle School Students Take Interfaith Field Trip to Boston

May 5, 2006

Source: Brattleboro Reformer

http://www.reformer.com/headlines/ci_3787538

On May 5, 2006 Brattleboro Reformer reported, "For the seventh and eighth-graders at Hilltop Montessori School, the road to spiritual enlightenment leads to Boston. Next week, the students will visit a Buddhist monastery, a Hindu temple, a Jewish temple, a mosque, a Christian church and the shores of Walden Pond. It's all part of their year-long curriculum, which takes up this question: "what does it...

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Hindu American Foundation Participates in White House National Day of Prayer Celebration

May 4, 2006

Source: Hindu American Foundation

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

On May 4, 2006 Hindu American Foundation reported, "Leaders of the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) attended a reception hosted by President George W. Bush commemorating the National Day of Prayer at the White House on May 4, 2006. Held in the historic East Room of the White House this year, the National Day of...

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Indian Caribbean Immigration Museum Set to Open in Trinidad

May 3, 2006

Source: Hinduism Today

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2006/5/3.shtml#2

On May 3, 2006 Hinduism Today reported, "Located near the famous Temple in the Sea at Waterloo, Trinidad, the Indian Caribbean Museum is the only one of its kind in the world. No other museum is dedicated to the preservation of the material history of over one million descendants of East Indians/South Asians in the Caribbean. The first Indian immigrants came to the Caribbean from India to work as...

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Speakers at Interfaith Dialogue Conference Call for Inter-Religious Harmony

May 2, 2006

Source: New Nation

http://nation.ittefaq.com/artman/publish/article_27560.shtml

On May 2, 2006 the New Nation reported, "Speakers at a national interfaith dialogue in the city have emphasised the need for maintaining inter-religion harmony to ensure peace across the globe. Addressing the dialogue on 'Strengthening Social Stability in Bangladesh' held at CIRDAP auditorium, they said all religions are for peace and no religion preaches enmity among the people....

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Over 35 Hindus Killed in Kashmir Massacre

May 1, 2006

Source: MSNBC

Wire Service: AP

http://msnbc.msn.com/id/12571706/

On May 1, 2006 the Associated Press reported, "Suspected Islamic militants raided a village in Indian-controlled Kashmir and killed 22 Hindus, lining them outside their homes and shooting them execution-style, police said Monday. The attack in the village of Thava was the single bloodiest attack by Islamic rebels in Kashmir since a 2003 cease-fire between India and Pakistan, and it came days...

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Sivananda Yoga Center

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Phone: 504-343-4056

Residents of Oshkosh Witness Hindu Wedding

April 30, 2006

Source: The Northwestern

http://www.thenorthwestern.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060430/OSH0101/604300423/1128/OSHnews

On April 30, 2006 The Northwestern reported, "Colorful garbs, Indian music and dancing livened otherwise quiet streets near the Grand Opera House Saturday in festive celebration of another Roy family traditional Hindu wedding. Groom Raj Dhanasekaran, 28, arrived by horse and carriage in a procession...

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Leeds to Host "Faith Walk" Tour of Places of Worship

April 28, 2006

Source: Christian Today

http://www.christiantoday.com/news/society/leeds.religious.communities.to.unite.in.faith.walk./858.htm

On April 28, 2006 Christian Today reported, "Members of Leeds’ religious communities will join together in the first faith walk around the city with the hope of fostering stronger interfaith relations. The walk in the Hyde Park area of the city will promote greater respect as...

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Interreligious Gathering Celebrates Muhammad's Birthday

April 27, 2006

Source: UCA News

http://www.catholic.org/international/international_story.php?id=19609

On April 27, 2006 UCA News reported, "Speakers from various religions commented recently on the role of Prophet Mohammad in promoting peace, justice and dialogue. They spoke at an April 20 interreligious gathering organized by Tamaddun Majlish, one of the country's oldest Islamic organizations, at the National Press Club in Dhaka. The event was held in honor of...

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Tony Blair Visits Hindu Temple in London

April 26, 2006

Source: Sify

Wire Service: PTI

http://sify.com/news/fullstory.php?id=14192350

On April 26, 2006 the Press Trust of India reported, "British Prime Minister Tony Blair, accompanied by his wife Cherie Blair, visited the Swaminarayan Mandir, the largest traditional Hindu temple outside India, at Neasden. Blair spent time on Tuesday evening appreciating the masterpiece of exotic design and workmanship of the temple that rises above London's skyline...

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