Hinduism

Hindu Temple, Muslim Priests

May 4, 2009

Author: Naveen S Garewal

Source: Tribune News Service

http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20090505/main8.htm

This is a place where politicians need to come and take a few lessons in secularism. After militancy forced Hindus to migrate from the Kashmir valley in the 1990s, Muslims have been acting as “priests” and “caretakers” of the ancient Mamalaka Temple on the outskirts of Pahalgam.

Not only has this 900-year-old...

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Second Australian Hindu Conference By VHP

May 3, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Organiser

http://www.organiser.org/dynamic/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=288&page=17

The second Australian Hindu Conference with the theme ‘Sustaining Australia through strengthening bonds amongst communities’ was organised by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Australia. The conference was inaugurated by world renowned spiritual leader Swami Dayananda Saraswati by lighting...

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First New Zealand Hindu Youth Conference

May 2, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hinduism Today

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2009/5/19.shtml#1

The first New Zealand Hindu Youth Conference, "Living in Modern New Zealand with Traditional Values," was held May 2, 2009 in Mangere, Auckland. The conference was organized by the Hindu Youth Foundation, a division of the Hindu Council of New Zealand Inc, with enthusiastic support from the Hindu Elders Foundation.

Over 130 delegates, including six...

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A Rising Anger In India's Streets

May 1, 2009

Author: Emily Wax

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/04/30/AR2009043004083.html

At a trendy pub in this cosmopolitan IT capital, Hemangini Gupta, 28, and some of her girlfriends were recently relaxing with cocktails after work. A group of Hindu men later followed them outside, verbally accosting them for drinking in a public bar and for wearing jeans.

"These...

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Boston University Hindu Students Council

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

Contact Information

Address: 1 University Road, Boston, MA 02215
Email: bostonuhsc@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/BUHSC/

Description "The Hindu Students Council (HSC) is an international forum that provides opportunities to learn about Hindu heritage through nationwide campus study groups, classes and symposia, seminars, lectures, and workshops, conferences and camps, leadership workshops,... Read more about Boston University Hindu Students Council

Laws Discriminatory to Minorities to Be Repealed: Bangladesh

April 30, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Thaindian News

http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/politics/laws-discriminatory-to-minorities-to-be-repealed-bangladesh_100186458.html

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that her government will repeal all laws and rules discriminatory to minority communities, including indigenous people.

“Our government believes in freedom...

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After 5 Years Of Delays, Zoning Board OKs Bridgewater Temple's Expansion Project

April 28, 2009

Author: Kara L. Richardson

Source: Mycentraljersey.com

http://www.mycentraljersey.com/article/20090428/NEWS/90428048/1010/newsfront

The Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of USA has the Board of Adjustment go-ahead to expand, ending a five-year standoff on the project.

The Board of Adjustment unanimously approved a resolution outlining the conditions of the project at Route 202-206 and Old Farm Road during a meeting...

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Gujarat Muslims the 'Living Dead'

April 27, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8011615.stm

Muslims in India's Gujarat state who bore the brunt of religious riots in 2002 say they have been abandoned by the political parties. The BBC's Soutik Biswas met some riot victims ahead of the general election in the state.

The acrid smell of burning oil singes your nose and eyes as you walk into Bombay Hotel, a sprawling ghetto of Muslim-owned homes on...

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Hindus Ask Prestigious Grammys to Include "Kirtan" as a Field for Future Music

April 26, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: News Blaze

http://newsblaze.com/story/20090426141819zzzz.nb/topstory.html

Hindus have called for the introduction of "kirtan" as a new field of awards at the famed Grammys to be held at the Los Angeles' Staples Center on January 31 next year.

Last Grammys were awarded in 110 music categories, covering 32 fields, including Pop, Rock, Rap, Country, New Age, Gospel, Jazz, Folk, World Music, Latin, Reggae...

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Ancient Rites Survive On Indonesia's Bali Island

April 26, 2009

Author: Presi Mandari

Source: France24

Wire Service: AFP

http://www.france24.com/en/20090426-ancient-rites-survive-indonesias-bali-island

Bali's rapid development as a tourist destination has transformed the island's culture, but in the isolated village of Trunyan the dead bear witness to centuries of unbroken tradition.

The proud people of Trunyan don't cremate or bury their dead...

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28 Hindu Temples to Be Relocated In Malaysia

April 21, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Hindu

http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/holnus/003200904211451.htm

Malaysian government has said that 28 Hindu temples, which are currently situated on disputed land around the national capital, will be relocated by next month.

The caretakers of 28 temples have agreed to relocate to several locations provided by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall, Deputy Federal Territories Minister M Saravanan said....

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Hindu Baccalaureate Service Revives Ancient Traditions

April 20, 2009

Author: Jane Tors

Source: Nevada News

http://www.unr.edu/nevadanews/templates/details.aspx?articleid=4998&zoneid=15

A unique Hindu Baccalaureate Service was held at the University of Nevada, Reno on April 11. A Tilak or religious mark was applied on students’ foreheads and the graduating students touched the feet of a Swami or monk to seek his blessings.

Swami Vedananda, a well-known Hindu monk from...

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Another Round Of Hearings Set for Hindu Temple Project In Bridgewater

April 19, 2009

Author: Nyier Abdou

Source: The Star-Ledger

http://www.nj.com/news/local/index.ssf/2009/04/another_round_of_hearings_set.html

It's nearly five years since the Sri Venkateswara Hindu Temple appeared before the Bridgewater board of adjustment seeking a large-scale expansion of its prosperous temple.

A previous expansion of the temple -- a 10,000-square-foot construction of a religious processional walkway, had...

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