Hinduism

In Pakistan, Muslims And Hindus Pray Together Against Floods

August 25, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Deccan Herald

Wire Service: IANS

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/91298/in-pakistan-muslims-hindus-pray.html

In times of adversity, religious differences are forgotten. In a rare demonstration of communal harmony, Muslims recited the Quran while the minority Hindus gathered for special prayers on the banks of river Indus near Shahdad Kot town of Pakistan'...

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Hindu Deities Conjure Magic In Movement Downtown

August 18, 2010

Author: Alastair Macaulay

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/19/arts/dance/19guru.html

As surprising New York juxtapositions go, none surpass those provided each August by the Erasing Borders festival of Indian dance in its contributions to the Downtown Dance Festival. Here is a downtown plaza surrounded by skyscrapers

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India's Mentally Ill Turn to Faith, Not Medicine

August 10, 2010

Author: Miranda Kennedy

Source: NPR

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126143778

In India, there is only 1 psychiatrist for every 400,000 people, according to a recent study by the Indian government. It is one of the lowest ratios anywhere in the world.

It means that most people in India go untreated for substance abuse problems, severe depression and psychotic disorders. Or rather, they go untreated by doctors....

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India's Mentally Ill Turn to Faith, Not Medicine

August 10, 2010

Author: Miranda Kennedy

Source: NPR

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126143778

In India, there is only 1 psychiatrist for every 400,000 people, according to a recent study by the Indian government. It is one of the lowest ratios anywhere in the world.

It means that most people in India go untreated for substance abuse problems, severe depression and psychotic disorders. Or rather, they go untreated by doctors....

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Pratinidhi Sabha Ordains Priests

August 2, 2010

Author: Riteshni Singh

Source: The Fiji Times

http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=152770

About 40 priests of the Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji were given certificates to practice yesterday.

Sabha General Secretary Vijendra Prakash said they wanted their priests to be well trained before they went out into communities to perform prayers.

Pratinidhi Sabha Ordains Priests

August 2, 2010

Author: Riteshni Singh

Source: The Fiji Times

http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=152770

About 40 priests of the Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji were given certificates to practice yesterday.

Sabha General Secretary Vijendra Prakash said they wanted their priests to be well trained before they went out into communities to perform prayers.

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