Hinduism

Documentary Film Highlights Protested Hindu Prayer In US Senate

February 25, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Baltische Rundschau

http://www.baltische-rundschau.eu/2009/02/25/documentary-film-highlights-protested-hindu-prayer-in-us-senate/

Documentary film “ARTICLE VI: Faith* Politics* America”, in which the scene of protested historic first Hindu prayer in United States Senate appears prominently, is reportedly making the rounds of leading film festivals....

Read more about Documentary Film Highlights Protested Hindu Prayer In US Senate

Indian Christians Afraid Again After New Slaying

February 24, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Zenit

http://www.zenit.org/article-25186?l=english

The slaying of another Christian in the Eastern Indian state of Orissa has rekindled fears among a population driven from their homes by a wave of persecution at the hands of Hindu extremists.

Hrudyananda Nayak, 45, was found dead last Thursday, showing signs of a violent end to his life, Aid to the Church in Need reported.

Ongoing Hindu-Christian tensions...

Read more about Indian Christians Afraid Again After New Slaying

Dispelling the Myths

February 24, 2009

Author: Rachel Platis

Source: The Daily Texan

http://www.dailytexanonline.com/dispelling_the_myths-1.1570394

Bollywood music sounded from speakers on the West Mall on Monday in celebration of the Hinduism Awareness Week kickoff rally, presented by the Hindu Students Council.

The annual rally aims to address common misconceptions about Hinduism and to educate students about the religion. Other events will be held each day of the...

Read more about Dispelling the Myths

Hindu Chaplain Gives Opening Prayer In Ind. Senate

February 19, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Chicago Tribune

Wire Service: AP

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-in-xgr-hinduprayers,0,146258.story

A Hindu chaplain gave the opening prayer in the Indiana Senate in what is believed to be a first for the chamber.

Rajan (RA-zhan) Zed of Reno, Nev., read Hindu scripture passages Thursday, reciting them in Sanskrit and then English as senators...

Read more about Hindu Chaplain Gives Opening Prayer In Ind. Senate

Hindu Temple to Open In Spring

February 18, 2009

Author: Leeanne T. Stronach

Source: Wicked Local Holbrook

http://www.wickedlocal.com/holbrook/news/x1802689935/Hindu-temple-to-open-in-spring

Instead of a new eating establishment taking over the former Friendly’s Restaurant on South Franklin Street, a new Hindu temple, the Braj Mandir, will make that site its home.

In a town where one can find several places of worship, Laura McFarland, coordinator of...

Read more about Hindu Temple to Open In Spring

Historical Hindu Prayer Opened Colorado House Of Representatives In USA

February 18, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Baltische Rundschau

http://www.baltische-rundschau.eu/2009/02/18/historical-hindu-prayer-opened-colorado-house-of-representatives-in-usa/

Groundbreaking Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures reverberated in Colorado House of Representatives in Denver today, reportedly for the first time in its history.

Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed...

Read more about Historical Hindu Prayer Opened Colorado House Of Representatives In USA

Parade to Install Hindu Statues

February 15, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/derbyshire/7891109.stm

Hundreds of people have paraded through the streets of Derby as part of a religious ceremony to install statues at a Hindu temple.

Fourteen marble icons were unveiled at the Geeta Bhawan temple in Pear Tree on Sunday.

Prem Shukla, an executive member at the temple, said he was proud that the building is being used...

Read more about Parade to Install Hindu Statues

Hindus Urge Russian Orthodox Church to Promote Interfaith Talk

February 14, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: NI Wire

http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/67676

Congratulating Metropolitan Kirill on his election as the 16th Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, Hindus hope that he would promote interfaith dialogue in the world.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, lauded declaration of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, after his enthronement, “......

Read more about Hindus Urge Russian Orthodox Church to Promote Interfaith Talk

Hindu-Jewish-Buddhist-Christian Clergy Prayed Together to Bless Catholic School Students

February 14, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Baltische Rundschau

http://www.baltische-rundschau.eu/2009/02/14/hindu-jewish-buddhist-christian-clergy-prayed-together-to-bless-catholic-school-students/

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, faith leaders from different religions and denominations got together on February 13 to pray and bless the students of prestigious Bishop Manogue...

Read more about Hindu-Jewish-Buddhist-Christian Clergy Prayed Together to Bless Catholic School Students

A Summer Camp to Make Hindu Children Better Hindus

February 12, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hinduism Today

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2009/2/12.shtml#3

The Sadhu Vaswani Center of New Jersey will host a Summer Camp in the foothills of the Catskill mountains from June 28, 2009 to July 11, 2009. Emphasis will be "to make Hindu youth informed and proud," with focus on practical elements of Hindu faith and practice that youth can take back with them and put into action in their own lives. The theme of this year'...

Read more about A Summer Camp to Make Hindu Children Better Hindus

Pages