Hinduism

Muslim Neighbours Attend a Hindu Marriage Ceremony In Jammu And Kashmir

November 17, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Thaindian News

http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/india-news/muslim-neighbours-attend-a-hindu-marriage-ceremony-in-jammu-and-kashmir_100276076.html

Hundreds of Muslims attended a Hindu marriage ceremony here on Monday.

Gatoo, the only Hindu Pundit family residing in the area dominated by Muslims, received a lot of help and support...

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Temple Row Is Not Of Hindus' Choosing

November 11, 2009

Source: The Daily Gazette

http://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/4728883.Hindus_don_t_want_row_over_temple/

Sushila and Dhirajlal Karia have run a small temple in their house near Clacton seafront for the past 30 years.

The couple’s spare bedroom might be tiny, but its consecration made it the only Hindu temple for more than 60 miles.

Since then, their home in Coan Avenue has played host to an incredible 50,000 visitors, often...

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Celebrating the Hindu Festival Of Lights

November 9, 2009

Author: Neel Madhukar

Source: The Emory Wheel

http://www.emorywheel.com/detail.php?n=27650

Lord James W. Dooley made a surprise appearance Friday night in the Cox Hall Ballroom, as he joined in on the traditional high-energy Indian bhangradance during Emory’s celebration of Diwali.

The Hindu Students Association (HSA) held its annual Diwali event to celebrate the traditional Hindu holiday also known as the Festival of Lights...

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High Court Orders Protection to Runaway Hindu-Muslim Couple

November 7, 2009

Author: Shibu Thomas

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/High-court-orders-protection-to-runaway-Hindu-Muslim-couple/articleshow/5204888.cms

A Pune-based Kashmiri, Sabeena Langoo (22), had moved the high court seeking protection against alleged threats from her kin following her marriage to Ravi Tiwari from Bihar, prompting a...

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Bay Area Sikhs Launch BART Ads In Oakland, SF to Remember Pogrom

November 6, 2009

Author: Lisa Fernandez

Source: San Jose Mercury News

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_13732529?nclick_check=1

A nonprofit Sikh organization launched a BART poster campaign this month in hopes that a photograph of an elderly crying woman will spur mainstream riders to learn more about the massacre of people in India 25 years ago.

The 20-poster, $10,000-campaign on BART stations in San Francisco and Oakland is...

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Hindus Ask for a Disclaimer With James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’

November 5, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Merinews

http://www.entertainmentandshowbiz.com/avatar-hindus-ask-for-a-disclaimer-with-james-camerons-avatar-2009111822418

Concerned Hindus have asked James Cameron to attach a disclaimer in the beginning and end of his forthcoming film “Avatar”, saying that it has nothing to do with Hinduism or its concepts.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in...

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Judge Clears Way for Hindu Temple Foreclosure

November 2, 2009

Author: Andria Simmons

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/news/gwinnett/judge-clears-way-for-183756.html

Creditors changed the locks and sent more than a dozen priests packing Monday after a federal bankruptcy judge cleared the way for a foreclosure sale of the Hindu Temple of Georgia.

Judge James E. Massey also asked a U.S. trustee in charge of the case to have the FBI investigate potential...

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Tri-State Welcomes Ganesha

November 2, 2009

Author: Susan Orr

Source: Evansville Courier & Press

http://www.courierpress.com/news/2009/nov/02/tri-state-welcomes-ganesha/

In one sense, God has been present at the Tri-State Hindu Temple ever since it opened in 2007.

After all, Hindus believe God exists in everything — people, animals, even inanimate objects.

But over the weekend, hundreds of local Hindus gathered at their Vann Road temple to welcome God...

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25-Year-Old Massacre Haunts India's Sikhs

November 1, 2009

Author: Harmeet Shah Singh

Source: CNN

http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/10/29/india.sikhs/index.html

Gurdeep Kaur's wrinkled face was wet with tears, as she recounted what she saw a quarter century ago: the killings of 21 of family members.

She recalled how maddened mobs barged into her home and burned alive her husband, two of her sons and a son-in-law because they were Sikhs, easily identified by their beards and...

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Carleton Shines With Hindu Festival Of Lights

October 31, 2009

Author: Arika Garg

Source: Carleton News

http://apps.carleton.edu/news/features/?story_id=582988

On Sunday, October 18, Carleton commemorated the Hindu “festival of lights,” Diwali, with a celebratory event held at the Severance Great Hall. The event featured a keynote address by guest speaker Suhag Shukla, co-founder of the Hindu American Foundation, followed by vocal and dance performances by members of DESI (Dedicated to the...

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Religions Call for Climate Action

October 30, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8333250.stm

Leaders from across the UK's religious communities have said there is a "moral imperative" to tackle global warming.

Leaders from the Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Baha'i, Jain and Zoroastrian faiths called on G20 nations to cut greenhouse gases.

They said climate change posed a "very real threat to the world's poor"....

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