Hinduism

Some Christians Expect Backlash After BJP's Defeat

June 15, 2004

Source: Christianity Today

http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2004/007/6.15.html

On June 15, 2004 Christianity Today reported, "India's general election was expected to tighten the grip of Hindu nationalists on the world's largest democracy and lead to escalating persecution of religious minorities. Instead, the results, announced in May, are being hailed with headlines reading 'shock and awesome.' Despite pre-election polls predicting a comfortable victory for the...

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International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), New Talavana

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 601-749-9460
Email: Talavan@hughes.net
Website: http://www.newtalavana.org/contact.htm
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The rural farm called New Talavan is located in Carrier, MS about 65 miles northeast of New Orleans. This small community cares for cows on over 1,300 acres of land. New Talavan is comprised of the temple complex, a school, an office building...
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British Hindus Document Their Presence Through Oral History Project

June 12, 2004

Source: INDOlink

http://www.indolink.com/displayArticleS.php?id=061204041413

On June 12, 2004 INDOlink reported, "In what may well become an inspiration for Indians in the diaspora, Hindus in Britain have begun a unique experiment in immigration history: to preserve the knowledge and artifacts relating to their presence by building a memory bank of oral narratives. The £ 90,000 British Hinduism Oral History project launched by the...

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New Hindu Temple in FL

June 12, 2004

Source: The Ledger

http://www.theledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040612/NEWS/406120304/1021

On June 12, 2004 The Ledger reported, "As Hinduism establishes a place of worship in Polk County, the still-unfinished Swaminarayan Hindu Temple received a visit from Swami Chidanand Saraswati of Rishikesh, India, on May 29. Saraswati's visit was a source of great excitement for the 80 people who gathered at the temple, a former warehouse...

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Catholic Clerics Attend and Support Hindu Festival

June 11, 2004

Source: Hindustan Times

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_818397,00050006.htm

On June 11, 2004 the Hindustan Times ran an Indo-Asian News Service article that reported, "The annual 'Gayatri Chalisa' held in an Indian township in South Africa took a unique turn when two members of a Catholic church attended it and described it as 'an uplifting experience.' The event, sponsored by the local Gujarati community, was held at the Ramakrishna Hall at Lenasia...

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Dedication of Hindu Temple Includes Hindu Priests and Buddhist Monks

June 7, 2004

Source: Straits Times

http://straitstimes.asia1.com.sg/singapore/story/0,4386,254943,00.html?

On June 7, 2004 the the Straits Times reported, "Hindu priests and Buddhist monks joined in religious prayer at the $2.25 million Arulmigu Velmurugan Gnanamuneeswarar Temple in Sengkang yesterday. The sculptural and ornamental works in the Hindu temple...got off to an auspicious start when MP Indranee Rajah (Tanjong Pagar GRC) placed the main sangus, or...

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Hindu Nationalist Parties Remain Strong Despite Political Defeat

June 6, 2004

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A18954-2004Jun5.html?referrer=email

On June 6, 2004 The Washington Post reported, "But for all the patriotic fervor displayed by...participants in [a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh training] camp, which is held every year in this city where the RSS was founded in 1925 and still maintains its headquarters, these are troubled times for Hindu nationalists in India. In the...

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British Sikhs Remember 1984 Attack on Golden Temple

June 6, 2004

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/3780105.stm

On June 6, 2004 the BBC News reported, "Sikhs from across the UK have gathered to mark the 20th anniversary of the storming of their holiest shrine. Communities and temples congregations met in central London to remember the Indian Army's storming of the Golden Temple of Amritsar. The temple, which lies at the centre of the faith, was the scene of fierce fighting in 1984 as India's government sought to destroy...

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Hindus Donate Funds from International Fair to Social Service

June 5, 2004

Source: SUR Digit@l

http://servicios.diariosur.es/pg040605/prensa/noticias/Costa/200406/05/SUR-COS-047.html

On June 5, 2004 SUR Digit@l reported, "Three representatives of the Hindu community of Fuengirola and Malaga delivered a donation of 3,000 euros to the town hall of the city yesterday with the stipulation that the money be used for social service of some kind. The money was part of the proceeds collected at the Indian booth at...

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Hindus Seek to Explain Their Faith to Others

June 1, 2004

Source: Hinduism Today

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/archives/2004/4-6/18-27_mythbusters.shtml

The April/May/June 2004 issue of Hinduism Today ran a feature section on teaching about Hinduism and Hindus' efforts to educate the public about their faith in societies outside of India. Lavina Melwani writes, "I was assigned by Hinduism Today to investigate just who had come forward in our community to represent and explain Hinduism to the non-Hindus. An...

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