Hinduism

"The Hindu and the Cowboy" Play Pleases Mixed Crowd in Kansas City Congregation

November 7, 2005

Source: The Examiner

http://www.examiner.net/stories/110705/new_110705005.shtml

On November 7, 2005 The Examiner reported, "The impact of religion on everyday life was the theme of a play highlighting the second day of the Community of Christ's 2005 Peace Colloquy. A mixed crowd gathered Saturday in the church's Temple sanctuary to watch 'The Hindu and the Cowboy and Other Kansas City Stories,' a play detailing how religion intertwines with life events and...

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Monumental Hindu Temple Opens in New Delhi, Inaugurated by Muslim, Sikh

November 7, 2005

Source: Chicago Sun-Times

Wire Service: AP

http://www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-india07.html

On November 7, 2005 the Associated Press reported, " India's Muslim president, Sikh prime minister and Hindu nationalist opposition leader joined Sunday to open one of the biggest Hindu temples of modern times, a $45 million pink sandstone shrine to religious tolerance. The Swaminarayan sect that built the temple -- the length of a...

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Louisville’s 10th Annual Festival of Faiths to Celebrate America’s Plurality

November 5, 2005

Source: Lexington Herald-Leader

http://www.kentucky.com/mld/heraldleader/living/religion/13078168.htm

On November 5, 2005 the Lexington Herald-Leader reported, "Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and National Council of Churches general secretary Bob Edgar are among those coming to Louisville for its 10th annual Festival of Faiths. The eight-day festival, which unites people of all faiths, includes about a dozen events, including a...

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Fire Razes Hindu Temple in Tallahassee

November 5, 2005

Source: Hindustan Times

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1537767,00050001.htm

On November 5, 2005 the Hindustan Times reported, "A Hindu temple in Florida... was destroyed in a devastating fire amid weeklong celebrations of the Deepawali festival. The Gujarati Samaj temple on Apalachee Parkway in Tallahassee was razed on early Thursday. It was the only place of worship in Leon County for about 110 families from India. The Deepawali celebrations had...

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Royal Mail Refuses to Withdraw Christmas Stamp that Has Sparked Hindu Outrage

November 1, 2005

Source: Khaleej Times

Wire Service: AP

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/theworld/2005/November/theworld_November33.xml&section=theworld

On November 1, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Britain’s mail service refused on Tuesday to withdraw one of this year’s Christmas stamps after Hindus claimed the image was insulting to their...

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Sermon: "The Sacred in Images"

November 1, 2005

Source: UUWorld.org

http://www.uuworld.org/spirit/articles/learningtoseemorethanmeetstheeye2322.shtml

On November 1, 2005 UUWorld.org released a transcript of a sermon delivered by Harold Babcock, the minister of the First Religious Society of Newburyport. "Images have great importance in many religious traditions. To Hindus, darshan is a special way of seeing, translated as 'seeing the divine image.' Diana Eck, professor of comparative...

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New Dehli Bombings Cast a Shadow Over New Zealand Diwali Celebrations

October 31, 2005

Source: The New Zealand Herald

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/search/story.cfm?storyid=000D2AFB-B615-1364-A84D83027AF1010F

On October 31, 2005 The New Zealand Herald reported, "Thousands thronged Auckland's Aotea Square as the city put its best hennaed foot forward for the Hindu festival of lights yesterday.

But a shadow fell over Diwali celebrations, after a series of explosions in the Indian capital, New Delhi, left more than...

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Hindu American Foundation Meets with Members of Congress, Justice Department

October 30, 2005

Source: Hindu American Foundation

http://www.hinduamericanfoundation.org/Content/Achievements/media_press_release_hafdiscussgovt.html

On October 30, 2005 a Hindu American Foundation Press Release reported, "The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) ended its two-day second annual Government Outreach and Leadership Conference on October 27, 2005. The conference included meetings with several members of Congress, the Justice...

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Hindu American Foundation Expresses Outrage Over New Delhi Bombings

October 30, 2005

Source: Hindu American Foundation Press Release

http://www.hinduamericanfoundation.org/Content/Achievements/media_press_release_outrageddelhiattack.html

On October 30, 2005 a Hindu American Foundation Press Release reported, "The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) expressed outrage over the bomb blasts in New Delhi, India last night that have already killed 61 people and injured hundreds. Timed to precede the Hindu...

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New York Hindu Community Grieves Over New Delhi Bombings

October 30, 2005

Source: Newsday

http://www.newsday.com/news/local/nyc-indi1030,0,2073890.story?coll=ny-top-headlines

On October 30, 2005 Newsday reported, "Members of the Hindu community in the city and on Long Island expressed deep sadness, mixed with grieved resignation, at the carnage in Saturday's series of explosions in New Delhi. At least 65 people were killed and scores were injured in the coordinated explosions at two markets crowded with...

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