Hinduism

Buddhist Leader Calls for Crackdown on "Unethical Conversions" in Wake of Tsunami

April 17, 2005

Source: Asian Tribune

http://www.asiantribune.com/show_news.php?id=14105

On April 17, 2005 the Asian Tribune reported, "The Venerable Medagama Dhammananda Thera of the Asgiriya Maha Vihara has called for strong legal measures to protect Buddhists and Hindus from dollar-waving ‘religious’ pied pipers. Hordes of them from the West and their local supporters were spreading out to the island’s remote corners to 'save souls,' while their own countries were...

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King Inaugurates Celebrations of World Hindu Federation

April 17, 2005

Source: The Hindu

Wire Service: PTI

http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200504171966.htm

On April 17, 2005 the Press Trust of India reported, "Nepal's King Gyanendra today inaugurated the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the World Hindu Federation (WHF), the umbrella organisation of Hindus all over the world. The event coincided with the Hindu Festival Ram Navami. Representatives of Buddhist, Jain and Sikh religion known as Omkar...

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Dutch Make Plans to Build Largest Hindu Temple Outside India

April 14, 2005

Source: The Indian Express

http://www.indiabyemail.com/news/world/20050414-1.html

On April 14, 2005 The Indian Express reported, "A Hindu temple, likely to be the largest outside India, will be constructed in Holland with an estimated cost of Rs 4.20 bn. The Maa Chandi Foundation, working for Hindu culture in the Netherlands, has undertaken the task of erecting the 'largest mandir outside India' in the province of Zuid-Holand. 'We are currently negotiating with...

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Baisakhi Celebrated in Much of North India by Sikhs, Hindus

April 14, 2005

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1077106.cms

On April 14, 2005 The Times of India reported, "The harvest festival Baisakhi or Vaisakhi, celebrated on April 13 every year, is a time for joy, hope and renewal. Much of north India, specially Punjab, swings to the robust beats of drums and sways to the energy of dances. Celebrated when the rabi crop ripens, Baisakhi is not confined to villages and fields but now has an...

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Interfaith Service in Los Angeles Honors Memory of John Paul II

April 13, 2005

Source: India Post News Service

http://www.indiapost.com/members/story.php?story_id=4707

On April 13, 2005 the India Post News Service reported, "Bibi Inderjit Kaur Khalsa, Bhai Sahiba of the Sikh Dharma, addressed a gathering of 500 in an Interfaith Memorial Service for Pope John Paul II at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles in Los Angeles, California. She shared some personal experiences with her husband Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Khalsa Yogiji and their...

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Sikh, Hindu Devotees Celebrate Baisakhi

April 11, 2005

Source: Dawn

http://www.dawn.com/2005/04/12/nat17.htm

On April 11, 2005 Dawn reported, "Over 3,000 Sikh pilgrims arrived here [Lahore] from India on Monday to celebrate Baisakhi, which marks the end of wheat harvesting season. Of the 3,142 pilgrims, some 311 belonged to the Jammu and Kashmir. Amid shower of petals, some of the pilgrims crossed the border barefoot in respect of the land which is the birthplace of their religious founder Baba Guru Nanak. Banners emblazoned with...

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Indian Immigrants to the U.S. Influence Affairs at Home

April 10, 2005

Source: The Arizona Republic/The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0410INDIA-expat10.html

On April 10, 2005 The Christian Science Monitor reported, "When Nishrin Hussain moved to the United States in 1990, she left her parents behind in India. But her American life was tragically interrupted when her father, a Muslim, was burned alive by a Hindu mob during the 2002 riots that shook India's Gujarat state. Since then, she has...

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