Hinduism

Interfaith Center to Be Built at University of Chicago

August 26, 2005

Source: Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chicago/chi-0508260265aug26,1,6588026.story?coll=chi-newslocalchicago-hed

On August 26, 2005 the Chicago Tribune reported, "With its neo-gothic majesty and its conspicuous location on the University of Chicago campus, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel was designed as an unavoidable reminder to students that faith was a central part of their education...

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As Chino Hills Hindu Temple Prepares to Break Ground, Height Still in Negotiation

August 25, 2005

Source: Daily Bulletin

http://www.dailybulletin.com/Stories/0,1413,203~21481~3027231,00.html

On August 25, 2005 the Daily Bulletin reported, "Developers plan to break ground on the site of a new Hindu temple [in Chino Hills] next weekend, though details regarding the structure's spires are still being worked out. City officials approved plans for the cultural center, dining hall and other portions of the development in 2004, with the exception of the...

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Hindu Peace Festival Held in Epping

August 23, 2005

Source: Seacoast Online

http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/exeter/08232005/news/59261.htm

On August 23, 2005 the Seacoast Online reported, "A three-day peace festival was held last weekend at the Saraswati Mandiram Institute of Holistic Health, Music, Yoga, Science and Philosophy’s Green Pastures Estate in Epping, with special guests of both the human and animal species. The Hindu festival called the Maya gayatri Saraswati Mahayagna opened on...

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Livermore Hindu Temple Invites Community to Celebration of Krishna's Birth

August 23, 2005

Source: The Mercury News / Contra Costa Times

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/breaking_news/12455889.htm

On August 23, 2005 the Contra Costa Times reported, "Prabha Duneja [author, lecturer and organizer of this event] describes Livermore's Shiva-Vishnu Temple as one of the largest religious organizations in Northern California. Even though it doesn't have members as such, she estimates 20,000 Hindus from all over the East Bay are...

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Muslim Boy Scouts Find Their Place in the Troop

August 23, 2005

Source: TIME Magazine

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1096510,00.html

On August 23, 2005 the TIME Magazine reported, "Most people probably think of the Boy Scouts of America as a Christian group--and not a particularly inclusive one, a reputation earned in part through its efforts to keep out gays, atheists and agnostics. But the Scouts insists it is open and diverse, especially in matters of faith... There are Jewish, Hindu, Mormon and...

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Vilification of Other Religions in Pakistani Textbooks Catches the Attention of US Policymakers

August 23, 2005

Source: The Times of India

http://www1.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1208153.cms

On August 23, 2005 The Times of India reported, "Pakistan's state-sponsored bigotry and vilification of other religions has caught the attention of US policy makers following a raft of articles in the American media about the intolerance the country's formal education system is breeding. In an unusually tough statement recently, the US state department said reports...

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Hindu Heritage Camp Held in Rochester

August 23, 2005

Source: Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh USA / The Post Bulletin

http://www.hssus.org/content/view/90/2/

On August 23, 2005 The Post Bulletin reported, "About 70 people from various Minnesota communities came to Rochester on Saturday to teach children about Hindu values and to allow adults to reconnect with one another... Adults discussed Hindu values, practiced yoga and talked about things that are good for society, while children played games and took part in activities." The Hindu...

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Attempted Stabbing of Hindu Hugging Saint Foiled in Kerala

August 22, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4172328.stm

On August 22, 2005 BBC News reported, "An unidentified man has been arrested after he apparently tried to stab a famous Indian spiritual leader known as the 'hugging saint' on Sunday. Mata Amritanandamayi, who blesses her devotees with a hug, escaped unhurt in the attack which took place in Kerala. Reports say her followers wrestled the attacker on to the ground before he could reach the stage where she...

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Political Speech at Ahmedabad Gurdwara Upsets Some

August 22, 2005

Source: The Indian Express

http://www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=76757

On August 22, 2005 The Indian Express reported, "NDA convenor George Fernandes today appealed to the Sikh community to mount pressure on the Central government to seek justice for those killed in the 1984 riots. He, however, upset some members of the community who did not like the idea that the premises of a gurudwara was being used for a political speech. The former Defence...

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Studies Measure Hindu American Philanthropy in the Diaspora

August 22, 2005

Source: INDOLink

http://www.indolink.com/displayArticleS.php?id=081305114825

On August 22, 2005 INDOLink reported, "A number of recent studies have focused on the role that Indian-American philanthropic organizations play in promoting social development and goodwill both in America as well as in India. For example, Priya Anand’s study, presented last year at the International Society for Third Sector Research, concludes that while temples in the United...

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Over 75,000 Expected at Janmashtami Festival at Aldenham Hindu Temple

August 22, 2005

Source: Hindustan Times

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/5983_1469126,00430005.htm

On August 22, 2005 the Hindustan Times reported, "Over 75,000 Hindus and other visitors are expected to gather at the sleepy town of Aldenham, just north of London on August 26 and August 28 to celebrate the 5000 year-old Hindu festival of Janmashtami at the famous Bhaktivedanta Manor Hare Krishna temple. The festival at Bhaktivedanta Manor, which is a Manor house donated by...

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