Hinduism

Hindu Temple Expansion Allowed—Within Limits

May 12, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Contra Costa Times

Wire Service: AP

http://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_15071313

Livermore officials have approved the expansion of a Hindu temple but with restrictions that the city attorney warns could be viewed as discriminatory.

After hundreds of residents turned up for a five-hour debate, the city council on Monday approved the request by the Shiva-Vishnu Hindu Temple to expand a 31,...

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The Temple In a Tiny Bedroom

May 12, 2010

Author: Catrin Nye

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8668205.stm

Hindus are currently marking the holy month of Adhik Maas and for many in Britain, the seaside getaway of Clacton-on-Sea has become an unlikely focal point.

It may not quite be on the banks of the Ganges, but the beach location of the Essex town and its own tiny temple have combined to help turn it into a venue that up to 700 Hindus from the UK will flock to during...

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The Temple In a Tiny Bedroom

May 12, 2010

Author: Catrin Nye

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8668205.stm

Hindus are currently marking the holy month of Adhik Maas and for many in Britain, the seaside getaway of Clacton-on-Sea has become an unlikely focal point.

It may not quite be on the banks of the Ganges, but the beach location of the Essex town and its own tiny temple have combined to help turn it into a venue that up to 700 Hindus from the UK will flock to during...

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20,000 Hindus Expected to Attend Temple Ceremony In Malaysia

May 11, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hindustan Times

http://www.hindustantimes.com/20-000-Hindus-expected-to-attend-temple-ceremony-in-Malaysia/Article1-542256.aspx

More than 20,000 Hindus are expected to attend the consecration ceremony of over a century old Sri Maha Mariam man Temple in Malaysia, which is being reconstructed at a whopping cost of Rs 4 crores.

Temple chairman A Sevaguru...

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Hindu Temple Team Go In Search Of Land

May 10, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: This is Exeter

http://www.thisisexeter.co.uk/news/Hindu-temple-team-search-land/article-2135262-detail/article.html

This is the first picture which shows how a multi-million-pound Hindu temple for Exeter might look.

The computer-generated image of the modern-looking temple with an adjoining function hall has been released by the trustees behind the scheme, who hope...

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Hindus, Muslims Celebrate 'Malmaas' In Kashmir

May 10, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Oneindia News

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/05/10/hindusmuslims-celebrate-malmaas-inkashmir.html

Promoting communal harmony and brotherhood, Hindus and Muslims celebrated 'Malmaas', the extra month in the Hindu calendar, at the famous Martand Teerth Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag District on Monday.
Kashmiri Hindus expressed their joy over the involvement of both...

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Hindu Temple Team Go In Search Of Land

May 10, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: This is Exeter

http://www.thisisexeter.co.uk/news/Hindu-temple-team-search-land/article-2135262-detail/article.html

This is the first picture which shows how a multi-million-pound Hindu temple for Exeter might look.

The computer-generated image of the modern-looking temple with an adjoining function hall has been released by the trustees behind the scheme, who hope...

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Coming Together to Honor Their Faith

May 5, 2010

Author: Elisabeth Arriero

Source: The Charlotte Observer

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/05/05/1408036/coming-together-to-honor-their.html

They're thousands of miles away from their country, but every week, dozens of Indians gather at a clubhouse in Ballantyne to celebrate their heritage.

For an hour every Thursday at Providence Pointe, they chant the 1,000 names of Vishnu, one of the main forms of...

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Coming Together to Honor Their Faith

May 5, 2010

Author: Elisabeth Arriero

Source: The Charlotte Observer

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/05/05/1408036/coming-together-to-honor-their.html

They're thousands of miles away from their country, but every week, dozens of Indians gather at a clubhouse in Ballantyne to celebrate their heritage.

For an hour every Thursday at Providence Pointe, they chant the 1,000 names of Vishnu, one of the main forms of...

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Hindu Prayers to Begin Yuba City Council Meeting

May 3, 2010

Author: Ryan McCarthy

Source: Appeal-Democrat

http://www.appeal-democrat.com/news/city-94515-council-zed.html

Ancient Hindu scriptures will be read tonight for the invocation at the start of the Yuba City City Council meeting, among six cities where Hindu leader Rajan Zed is reading Sanskrit scriptures.

Nevada resident Zed noted some cities such as San Francisco and Sacramento do not have invocations at council meetings.

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Malaysia Top Court Hears Landmark Religious Dispute

May 3, 2010

Author: Razak Ahmad

Source: Reuters

http://in.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idINIndia-48177820100503

Malaysia's highest court began proceedings on Monday on a landmark inter-religious child custody dispute whose outcome could further raise political tension in this mainly Muslim country.

The Federal Court heard objections by lawyers representing an ethnic Indian couple fighting each other for custody of their two children and...

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