Hinduism

Temple Of Their Own: Hindus In T&D Region Observe Milestone

March 19, 2010

Author: Phil Sarata

Source: The Times and Democrat

http://www.timesanddemocrat.com/articles/2010/03/19/features/14392975.txt

Hindus in the Orangeburg area on Friday begin a significant chapter as they celebrate the opening of the new Hindu Temple and Cultural Center.

Different spiritual and social events to mark the occasion will take place Friday-Sunday March 19-21 at the new facility, located at 1035 Five Chop...

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Holi Finds Mention In US Congress

March 19, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Indian Express

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Holi-finds-mention-in-US-Congress/593081

Holi, the festival of colours, has found mention in the US Congress with an American lawmaker from New York terming it as a "visually stunning" event. 

Holi is a time when communities come together after a long winter to welcome the spring harvest, Congressman Steve Israel said in the House of...

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Euless to Get Nepalese Community Center With Hindu, Buddhist Temples

March 19, 2010

Author: Diane Smith

Source: Star-Telegram

http://www.star-telegram.com/2010/03/19/2053578/euless-to-get-nepalese-community.html

Long known as a popular place to live for Tongans and other Pacific Islanders, Euless is also a hot spot for Nepalese immigrants.

So much, in fact, that Euless Boulevard will soon be sprouting Hindu and Buddhist temples.

Four acres along Euless Boulevard will soon...

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Hindu Girl Weds Muslim Boy; Now Fears for Safety Of In-Laws

March 14, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Zee News

http://www.zeenews.com/news611041.html

A Hindu girl who married a Muslim boy against the wishes of her parents has moved the High Court praying for protection of her in-laws and husband from the police and her own family members. 

A division bench of Justice AP Lavande and Justice Pramod Kode issued notices to the respondents including state home secretary and Amravati Commissioner of Police among...

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Hindu Epic Ramayana Reborn With Modern Touch

March 12, 2010

Author: Sandip Roy

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/11/DD3N1CDVP8.DTL

Sanjay Patel is no stranger to the fantastic. As an animator, he knows about rats with culinary dreams, furry blue monsters and armies of evil grasshoppers. But he says that some of the most fantastic characters he could imagine didn't come from storyboards at Pixar.

They came from a book 2,...

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American Canyon Marks Hindu Festival Of Color, Spring

March 9, 2010

Author: Kerana Todorov

Source: Napa Valley Register

http://www.napavalleyregister.com/news/local/article_2e417c84-2b3d-11df-a8c1-001cc4c03286.html

Dusting each other with colored powders to celebrate an ancient holiday from across the world, dozens of people gathered in American Canyon Sunday for the Holi Festival, a Hindu rite that marks the arrival of spring.

With greetings of “Happy Holi!,...

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Jews, Muslims Worry Body Scanners Violate Religious Laws

March 3, 2010

Author: Omar Sacirbey

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.religionnews.com/index.php?/rnstext/jews_muslims_say_body_scanners_violate_religious_laws/

Canadian lawyer Kerry Gearin is planning to fly to Washington, D.C., this summer for a conference on Islamic family law, but the full-body scanners being deployed in some U.S. airports make her wonder if she’ll be forced to leave her modesty...

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