Hinduism

A New Hindu Temple in Wichita

January 24, 2004

Source: The Wichita Eagle

http://www.kansas.com/mld/kansas/living/7782947.htm

On January 24, 2004 the Wichita Eagle reported, "At Wichita's only Hindu temple, Sriraman Kadambi makes sure the gods are properly cared for. He is the priest for the temple at 320 N. Zelta, a modest, white building outside but elaborately decorated inside... On Feb. 7, the Hindu Temple will celebrate Thai Poosam festival. According to Hindu tradition, the ceremony celebrates the victory of...

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In Kansas City, a Muslim and a Hindu Discuss Faith

January 24, 2004

Source: Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascitystar/living/religion/7780791.htm

On January 24, 2004 the Kansas City Star published an editorial by Rushdy El-Ghussein, former president of the Islamic Society of Greater Kansas City, on how individuals should participate in public debates concerning religion: "Discussions and debates should bring understanding between people without them being pressured or forced to adopt each other'...

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ISKCON Temple To Be Built in Moscow

January 23, 2004

Source: Hindustan Times

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_544910,00050003.htm

On January 23, 2004 the Hindustan Times ran a Press Trust of India article that reported, "Ignoring opposition from some Christian quarters and ultra-nationalist lawmakers, Moscow Mayor has cleared the construction of a Hindu temple and Vedic Centre in the city by the local followers of Lord Krishna. Mayor Yuri Luzhkov has allotted a 1.05 hectare plot of land on the...

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Shiva's Groceries

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Phone: 513-874-1221

CA Hindu Temple Offers Grants for the Needy

January 17, 2004

Source: Tri-Valley Herald

http://www.trivalleyherald.com/Stories/0,1413,86~10671~1897693,00.html

On January 17, 2004 the reported, "The Hindu Community and Cultural Center of Livermore is beginning its annual grant program, which serves individuals in the local community. The center focuses on individual donations to support nonprofit, human services agencies. Krishna Reddy, chairman of the Hindu Community Center, hopes that this year will be...

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New Jersey Planning Board Hears Indian Temple Proposal

January 16, 2004

Source: The Courier-Post

http://www.southjerseynews.com/issues/january/m011604n.htm

On January 16, 2004 The Courier-Post reported, "The planning board in Evesham heard revised plans Thursday night for a proposed $2.5 million Indian temple, cultural center, hotel and shopping center on 28 acres off Route 73. Board members said they were concerned that the 190 parking spaces would be inadequate since the assembly hall would host religious festivals, weddings and...

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Dalai Lama Encourages Hindu-Muslim Dialogue Over Ayodhya Dispute

January 14, 2004

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/423310.cms

On January 14, 2004 The Times of India reported, "Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has accused politicians of gaining mileage out of the Ayodhya dispute and urged leaders to resolve it thorough dialogue. He said India was known for communal peace and harmony and the Ayodhya dispute, which caused Hindu-Muslim riots in the country, must be settled through dialogue...The Dalai...

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US Congressman Says Religious Intolerance Growing in Bangladesh

January 13, 2004

Source: The Daily Star

http://www.thedailystar.net/2004/01/13/d4011301044.htm

On January 13, 2004 The Daily Star reported, "US Congressman Joseph Crowley yesterday warned that Bangladesh's image abroad might be tarnished due to recent incidents of religious intolerance in the country. 'The image of Bangladesh as a moderate Muslim country is very important, but it is increasingly coming under threat because intolerance has taken hold in the country,' he told The Daily...

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Hindu Nationalist Movements Evoke Fears of Extremisim

January 12, 2004

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3383883.stm

On January 12, 2004 the BBC News ran an in-depth story on the fears of a growing Hindu extremism in India, in the wake of the Gujurat riots of 2002. The article reported on religious segregation and isolation of formerly integrated communities in the wake of the 2002 Hindu-Muslim riots. The article investigates the questions, "Is a new and more aggressive form of Hinduism emerging in India? If so, what...

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Research Institute Vandalized Over Controversial Book on Hindu King

January 6, 2004

Source: Mid Day

http://web.mid-day.com/news/nation/2004/january/73070.htm

On January 6, 2004 Mid Day reported, "The Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI) was vandalised by about 250 members of the Sambhaji Brigade, a sister organisation of the Maratha Mahasangh, over a book written on Shivaji by James Laine. It is not known which specific passages provoked the group. It is known, however, that they ransacked BORI because Shrikant Bahulkar, a Sanskrit...

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Hindus and Jains Worry Over "Vegetarian" Foods

January 5, 2004

Source: India-West

http://news.ncmonline.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=f9ac0bdba978a3c9ec591eba49a294ad

On January 5, 2004 India-West reported on the growing concerns among vegetarians that food companies are putting meat in their products without recording the fact on their labels. Although meat must be mentioned on a food label if it appears as a stand-alone ingredient, meat may also appear under a vague listing of "...

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