Hinduism

Interfaith Members Support Each Other's Holiday Celebrations

September 23, 2004

Source: yorkregion.com

http://www.yorkregion.com/yr/opinion/letter/story/2228323p-2582634c.html

On September 23, 2004 yorkregion.com ran a letter to the editor from Ghulam Abbas Sajan, co-chairperson of Mosaic, an interfaith organization. Sajan writes, "The goal of Mosaic is to learn and respect each other's religion. This way there is no hate if we co-exist. In line with that goal, we have instituted social action activities, among which is one...

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Soap Opera to Portray Hindu Wedding in Upcoming Episode

September 22, 2004

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/860068.cms

On September 22, 2004 The Times of India reported, "Britain's most popular soap opera, 'Coronation Street' will create history by portraying a Hindu wedding on the show in their upcoming episode. According to Hello magazine, the onscreen wedding promises to be the most extravagant ceremony on the show. In the grand episode, shop girl Sunita, played by Shobhana Gulati, will marry...

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Beliefnet's Coverage of the "Twelve Tribes" of American Politics

September 20, 2004

Source: Beliefnet

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/153/story_15355.html

On September 20, 2004 Beliefnet reported, "judging from the amount of press coverage they get, you'd think the only religious groups in American politics were the religious right - and everyone else. In fact, a shrewd candidate needs to understand the idiocyncrasies and hot buttons of all Twelve Tribes of American Politics. Unlike the more famous Twelve Tribes of Israel, these groups can all be...

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Marketing to Ethnic Populations Requires Acute Cultural Awareness

September 19, 2004

Source: TIME

http://www.time.com/time/globalbusiness/article/0,9171,1101040920-695866,00.html

On September 19, 2004 TIME reported, "The country is no longer defined, and shaped, exclusively by white Anglo-Saxons but increasingly by African Americans, Asian Americans and Hispanic Americans. This New Mainstream is transforming how America will work, play, learn and spend in the coming decades. Any company or institution that fails to...

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State Courts to Decide on Flushing Hindu Temple Case

September 17, 2004

Source: New York Daily News

http://www.nydailynews.com/boroughs/story/232867p-199990c.html

On September 17, 2004 the New York Daily News reported, "a bitter legal dispute over control of the nation's oldest Hindu temple should be decided in state courts, a federal judge has ruled. Trustees of the Hindu Temple Society of North America had filed a lawsuit in Brooklyn Federal Court seeking to stop a state judge from establishing a voting membership that would...

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Muslim Officer Builds Bridges in Houston

September 16, 2004

Source: Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/metropolitan/2799993

On September 16, 2004 Houston Chronicle reported, "like most Americans, Houston police officer Muzaffar Siddiqi was shaken to his core by the 9/11 terrorist attacks. A Muslim who had fought crime and terror for years in his native Pakistan, Siddiqi understood the anger and grief that was now spreading throughout his new country. But he also understood the fear of being...

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Muslims Celebrate Ganeshotsav With Hindu Neighbors

September 14, 2004

Source: Pune Newsline

http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=99619

On September 14, 2004 Pune Newsline reported, "You go out there seeking the extraordinary. After all, it’s about Muslims participating in Ganeshotsav. You expect it to be unique. Only to be told matter-of-factly, time and again, 'shorn of our religions, aren’t we all the same?' Half the members of Taboot Street Tarun Mandal in Camp are Muslims by faith. But they feel the...

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Photo Exhibit Highlights Scotland's Religious Leaders

September 14, 2004

Source: The Scotsman

http://news.scotsman.com/features.cfm?id=1076062004

On September 14, 2004 The Scotsman reported, "Each of the men and women captured on film by [photographer Luke] Watson is a prominent member of a different faith community in Scotland. They make up a rich panorama of traditions, and will be displayed as part of the Keeping Faith exhibition, which opens on Friday at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Archbishop Brian Smith, of the Scottish...

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Festival Celebrating Birth of Krishna Held in House of Commons

September 11, 2004

Source: The Hindu

http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/holnus/003200409112241.htm

On September 11, 2004 The Hindu reported, "Janamashtami was celebrated at the House of Commons this week, for the first time in Britain's history. The Members' Dining Room was transformed into a traditional Hindu temple. The event was attended by deputy Prime Minister John Prescott and over 300 leaders and representatives from the British Hindu community, as well as many Ministers...

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Residents Protest Noise Disturbances at NJ Hindu Temple

September 9, 2004

Source: Sayreville Suburban

http://suburban.gmnews.com/news/2004/0909/Front_Page/006.html

On September 9, 2004 Sayreville Suburban reported, "Residents who live near the Dwarkadhish Temple on Washington Road say noise from the Hindu temple continues to be a major disturbance. In turn, temple officials are threatening to sue certain area residents and the borough for religious discrimination. The temple and a group of surrounding residents have been at odds...

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New Hindu Temple Will Be Largest in South Africa

September 8, 2004

Source: Sunday Times

http://www.sundaytimes.co.za/2004/09/05/news/durban/ndbn05.asp

On September 8, 2004 the Sunday Times reported, "Nine hand-carved doors made of Burmese teak, a solid cherry-wood throne and 12 containers of imported decorative artwork have been used to decorate an R8-million Hindu temple in Lenasia. This month's inauguration of the Swaminarayan Hindi Mission temple is the culmination of four years of planning and fundraising. Rajasthani...

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