Hinduism

Temple Dedicated to Shankaracharya Opened for Canadian Public

June 21, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hindustan Times/Indo-Asian News Service

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Temple-dedicated-to-Shankaracharya-opened-for-Canadian-public/Article1-560870.aspx

After five years of wait, Shree Sharadamba Hindu Temple complex, built at a whopping cost of 11 million dollars to stand as "a testament to Canada and India's proud traditions of pluralism", was finally opened...

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Embracing the Love Of Amma, 'the Hugging Saint'

June 18, 2010

Author: Kurt Streeter

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/me-amma-20100618,0,6096819.story

Globalization is good and necessary, whispers the guru, her arms circling yet another stranger, her words translated into English by an attendee. "But at the same time, families are disintegrating, people are becoming isolated islands, there is no communication… there is no love."

So says Amma, the Indian-...

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Hindus Want World Council Of Churches to Organize Global Interfaith Summit

June 15, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: One India/ANI

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/06/15/hinduswant-world-council-of-churches-to-organizegl.html

Hindus have welcomed "inter-religious dialogue and cooperation" program of World Council of Churches (WCC). "In our increasingly pluralistic societies, more inter-religious dialogue and cooperation are needed if conflict fueled by religion is to be constructively addressed...

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Hindus Urge Brazil to End Reported Discrimination Against Afro-Brazilian Religions

June 13, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Merinews

http://www.merinews.com/article/hindus-urge-brazil-to-end-reported-discrimination-against-afro-brazilian-religions/15823013.shtml

Hindus have urged Brazil to look deeply into the reported discrimination against practitioners of Afro-Brazilian religions like Candomblé, Umbanda, etc., and come up with a plan to eradicate it....

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Traditional Indian Piety Makes Way for Pop Culture Images Of Hindu Gods

June 13, 2010

Author: Emily Wax

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/12/AR2010061203796.html

Nestled between the wedding sari boutiques and hipster jean shops, there's a store in the city's most popular shopping mall that's playing with the gods.

The fashion, art and design store has funky throw pillows depicting a psychedelic-looking Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of...

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10,000 Worshippers to Come to Hindu Temple In Etobicoke

June 11, 2010

Author: Gurmukh Singh

Source: The Globe and Mail

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/toronto/10000-worshippers-to-come-to-hindu-temple-in-etobicoke/article1600197/

In a religious spectacle never seen before on Canadian soil, about 10,000 Hindus from across North America are expected to converge on a $11-million marble-and-granite temple complex later this month in...

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2004 Nov 19

The Pluralism Project at the 2004 American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas

(All day)

Location: 

San Antonio, TX
The Pluralism Project invites affiliates, student researchers, and friends to join us at a reception on Friday, November 19th from 7:00-10:00pm, the evening before the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion begins. We will meet at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk, Salon A/B. Visual displays of summer student research will be available for review:
  • Sarita Cargas, Oxford University: “Attitudes Towards Interfaith” Survey
  • Stephanie Saldana, Harvard Divinity School: "Religious Diversity in San Antonio, TX"
  • Brenda E. Whitlock, Arizona State University: "...
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Clark County to Open Its Meet With Hindu Sanskrit Mantras

June 3, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Merinews

http://www.merinews.com/article/clark-county-to-open-its-meet-with-hindu-sanskrit-mantras/15820584.shtml

Board of County Commissioners of Clark County, Nevada, United States of America, home to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, will reverberate with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures on July 6.

Rajan Zed, acclaimed Hindu...

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Date Set for Hindu Temple’s Opening

June 2, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Express & Star

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2010/06/02/date-set-for-hindu-temples-opening/

A £1.6 million Hindu temple that has been 18 years in the making will finally open in August.

The Shree Krishna Mandir temple in Old Meeting Street, West Bromwich, will have a week-long opening ceremony from August 22 to 30 – culminating in a procession of 10,000 people.

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New Temple Building Will Draw Visitors From Inside, Outside Faith

June 1, 2010

Author: Justin Fritscher

Source: The Rankin Ledger

http://www.rankinledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100601/LIFE/6010316/New+temple+Building+will+draw+visitors+from+inside++outside+faith

Baldev Patel wants his children, and his children's children - to have an opportunity to practice Hinduism, the religious tradition he carried with him when he...

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Rare Collection Of Hand Written Sikh Manuscripts In Punjab Village Getting Ruined

June 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Sikh Sangat

http://sikhsangat.org/2010/06/rare-collection-of-hand-written-sikh-manuscripts-in-punjab-village-getting-ruined/

A rare collection of hand-written manuscripts of Hindu, Sikh and Muslim religion along with outstanding relics of European Renaissance, collected by a Sikh scholar in Punjab village are in state of gross neglect. A Sikh scholar Dalip...

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