Hinduism

New Hampshire Indian Community Explains Central Tenants of Hinduism and the Diwali Festival

November 8, 2001

Source: Portsmouth Herald

http://www.seacoastonline.com/2001news/11_8living_a.htm

On November 8, 2001 the Portsmouth Herald published an article detailing the history and central tenants of Hinduism as explained by local members of the Indian Association of New Hampshire and the University of New Hampshire Indian Student Association. The article also covered the local activities surrounding the Hindu festival of Diwali, or "Festival of Lights."

After the Attacks, Tech Workers Face Challenges

October 17, 2001

Source: USA TODAY

http://www.usatoday.com/life/cyber/tech/2001/10/17/tech-visa-worker-woes.htm

On October 17, 2001, USA TODAY reported "Tech visa workers feel heat from attacks, layoffs." The article notes that "It's a tense time for...Asian and Middle Eastern workers in the United States on H-1B visas. They came in large numbers in recent years to fill high-tech jobs. Many came from India, and they are predominately Hindus. But tensions �...

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International Dimensions of "Backlash"

October 4, 2001

Source: Amnesty International

http://www.web.amnesty.org/ai.nsf/recent/ACT300282001?OpenDocument

On October 4, 2001, Amnesty International issued the press release, "Caught in the backlash: Human rights under threat worldwide in aftermath of September 11 attacks." The release cites a report by Amnesty International, which voices concerns about civil rights around the world and states, "Mosques, Hindu temples and community centres have been attacked and...

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Ananda Mandir

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 February 2004.

Phone: 732-873-9821
Email: abagchi@att.com
Website: http://www.anandamandir.org/
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Affiliation

The Ananda Mandir is loosely affiliated with several Bengali Cultural associations; Kallol-NJ, from the Scotch-Plains area, the Garden State Cultural Assoc., from the Edison area, the NJ Puja Association, which was the earliest such organization, started...
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Chinmaya Vrindavan Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 February 2014.

Phone: 609-655-0404
Email: chinmayamission@gmail.com
Website: http://www.chinmayakedar.org
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History

The Chinmaya Vrindavan Center is a branch of the Chinmaya Mission, which was founded in 1953 by devotees of Swami Chinmayananda in India (link-http://www.chinmayamission.org/html/home.php3). The movement grew to encompass a wide range of spiritual, educational and charitable activities, and has... Read more about Chinmaya Vrindavan Center

Hindu American Temple and Cultural Center (HATCC) Sri Guruvaayoorappan Sannidhi (Sri Krishnaji Mandir)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 29 October 2006.

Phone: 732-972-5552
Email: gundanna@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.krishnatemple.org/
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Activities and Schedule

Temple hours are weekdays from 9:00 A.M to Noon, and from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and on weekends and holidays from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
The following schedule is held everyday:
9:00 A.M. Sri Guruvaayoorappan Pancharathnam...
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Arsha Bodha Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 29 October 2006.

Phone: 732-940-4008
Email: SwamiT@arshabodha.org
Website: http://www.arshabodha.org/
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History:

The Arsha Bodha Center was founded by Swami Tadatmananda in 2000. Its parent organization is the Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, of Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania (www.arshavidya.org), a large residential institute for the study of Vedanta, Sanskrit and Yoga founded by...
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Shri Vishnu Mandir

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 4 April 2002.

Phone: 201-985-1314

Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (BAPS)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 27 August 2015.

Phone: 973-779-0700
Website: http://www.swaminarayan.org/
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Affiliation

The temple is closely connected with the world-wide network of Swaminarayan (BAPS) temples and centers. It is one of five in New Jersey; in Edison (1991), North Bergan (2000), Cherry Hill (2002), and near Atlantic City (2002-in Absecon, NJ 08201; 609-748-7881). See other BAPS profiles....
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Garden State Crematory: Chapel for Hindu Ceremonies

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 February 2004.

Phone: 201-867-0219
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History

Throughout the late 1980’s and 1990’s, Hindu customers at the crematory used the main Christian chapel on the premises for their funeral ceremonies. Families could rent the space for up to 20 minutes, but this arrangement did not provide a satisfactory schedule for more traditional Hindu ceremonies, which took more time. The...
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