Hinduism

Interfaith Thanksgiving 2002

November 20, 2002

Source: Icdus.com

http://icdus.com/stories/story.asp?ID=1425

On November 20, 2002 Icdus.com reported that "next Monday, Nov. 25, the Monroeville Interfaith Ministerium [PA] will host its annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. This year’s service is at 7:30 p.m. in the Hindu-Jain Temple. This year’s service will be focused on reflecting America’s greatest strengths, love of freedom and mutual respect for all people."

Hindu Temples and Priests in the U.S.

November 18, 2002

Source: India-West Newspaper

http://news.ncmonline.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=82fcb93eeb029571fcc67c7852ea7c7b

On November 18, 2002 India-West Newspaper reported that "U.S.-based [Hindu] temples and the priests who man them have become... non-traditional, and no one is complaining... many of these houses of worship currently have their own Web sites and toll-free numbers, and the priests, at least some of them, their...

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Californian Buddhist Temple to Celebrate Loi Krathong Festival

November 18, 2002

Source: North County Times

http://www.nctimes.net/news/2002/20021115/61803.html

On November 18, 2002 North County Times reported that "with brightly colored silk costumes, spicy curry dishes and floating floral displays, Escondido's [CA] Buddhist temple will celebrate the annual Loi Krathong Festival Sunday. Open to the public as well as temple members, the free event is based on a traditional river festival in Thailand, organizers said. On the full moon night of the...

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Children's Museum of Houston Celebrates Religious Diversity

November 14, 2002

Source: The Houston Chronicle

On November 14, 2002 The Houston Chronicle reported that "the Children's Museum of Houston celebrates this diversity with the return of its annual Festivals of Light exhibit, which is open today through Jan. 20. The exhibit showcases eight religious and cultural observances. They are Diwali, Ramadan, Santa Lucia, Hanukkah, Las Posadas, Christmas, Kwanzaa and the Lunar New Year during its free Thursday Family Nights - starting this evening - and as WonderWeekend festivities through Feb. 2. Children can see how the...

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Religion and Politics in Iowa and Tennessee

November 12, 2002

Source: India-West Newspaper

http://news.ncmonline.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=82fcb93eeb029571fcc67c7852ea7c7b

On November 12, 2002 India-West Newspaper reported that "derogatory comments made by a Republican state Assembly candidate in Iowa about her opponent's Indian heritage may have backfired on election day, as Indian American Swati Dandekar swept to an easier victory than expected Nov. 5 for the 36th district...

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Vedic Center of Greenville

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 December 2013.

Phone: 864-967-2852
Email: news@vediccenterofgreenville.org
Website: http://www.vediccenterofgreenville.org
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Activities and Schedule

Monday-Friday: evening puja, 8:00 P.M.
Saturday and Sunday: evening puja, 7:00 P.M.
Sundays during school year: Balvihar, 11:15 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
2nd Saturday of the month: Sri Venkateshwara Suprabhatam, 9:00 A.M.

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Sri Venkateswara Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 August 2015.

Phone: 919-468-0040
Email: comm@svtemplenc.org
Website: http://svtemplenc.org/
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Activities and Schedule

M-F: 9 am – Noon; 5 pm – 9 pm. Sat and Sun: 9 am – 9 pm (priest unavailable from 1-5 pm). A detailed list of activities and times are available on the temple’s website.

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Shree Swaminarayan Hindu Mandir and Cultural Complex in Austin

November 6, 2002

Source: The Austin American Statesman

On November 6, 2002 The Austin American Statesman reported that "a 5-acre field next to a strip mall in the 1000 block of Yager Lane in North Austin -- is the future site of the Shree Swaminarayan Hindu Mandir and Cultural Complex for Austin-area Hindus, particularly those who belong to Bochasanwasi Shree Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, commonly known as BAPS. The Shilanyas Vidhi, the ceremonial laying of the foundation stone, which took place on Saturday, was meant to purify and pay homage to the land...

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