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2013-11-04 23:24:52

On Oct 27th, as a landmark event in history of Hinduism worldwide, Paramahamsa Nithyananda gifted 5000 copies of Bhagavad Gita from Nithyananda Vedic Temple & Nithyananda Meditation University in Los Angeles and announced the free distribution of 1 million Bhagavad Gita copies as a gift to all businesses, seekers, followers from any part of the world, to anyone interested in learning about Hinduism. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Oct 27, 2013, Los Angeles Nithyananda Vedic...

2013-10-23 23:00:36

Paramahamsa Nithyananda to give a worldwide talk on the utility of the colorful vibrant and timeless Hindu tradition followed by more than 1 billion people on the planet, on the occasion of Hindu Open House celebrations at two major Nithyananda Vedic Temples in California. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 As reported in several leading news media in US, India West reported; "In a historic moment for Hindu Americans last June 24, the California state Senate passed Senate Concurrent...

2013-06-06 16:23:10

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A Hindu monk offered the opening prayer for the House of Representatives and the birth sesquicentennial of Swami Vivekananda, considered Hinduism's first ambassador to the West, was marked in the Congressional record Tuesday morning. These two historical firsts led up to a gala celebration attended by over 300 as the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) marked its tenth year of advocacy on Capitol Hill. A parade of Senate and House leaders took...

2010-12-23 16:00:00

Frist-Organized Exhibition Opens Feb. 19, 2011, With Free Community Day NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior, the first major museum exhibition to focus on the Hindu deity Vishnu has been organized by the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and will open with a free community preview day Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011. The exhibition will open to the public as a ticketed exhibition Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, and will remain on view in the...

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2007-01-15 03:00:21

By BISWAJEET BANERJEE ALLAHABAD, India - Hundreds of Hindu holy men, naked but for the ash smeared on their bodies and an occasional marigold garland, led a sea of humanity to the waters of the Ganges River Monday to wash away their sins at the apex of a weekslong pilgrimage. By midmorning Monday, some 3 million people had immersed themselves in the waters near the north Indian city of Allahabad, said festival organizer P. N. Mishra. The number was expected to top 5 million by the end...

2006-03-11 08:47:06

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police began hunting on Saturday for a teenaged boy who some people believe is an reincarnation of Buddha after he disappeared from the site where he had been meditating for almost 10 months. Fifteen-year-old Ram Bahadur Bamjon has not been seen since early Saturday, said Hari Krishna Khatiwada, a district official of Bara, 150 km (95 miles) southeast of Kathmandu. The boy had been meditating there without food or water since May. Some of his followers...

2006-03-07 11:27:33

By Sharat Pradhan LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed and scores wounded in a series of explosions which hit the Hindu pilgrimage city of Varanasi in northern India within a span of 45 minutes on Tuesday, police said. One explosion occurred in the packed Sankat Mochan temple and two blasts rocked one of the city's main railway stations, a federal interior ministry official told Reuters. "Fifteen people have died and about 60 are injured. The blasts were pretty...

2006-02-07 05:53:48

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian police are investigating a complaint against one of the country's best-known artists after he portrayed "Mother India" as a naked woman angering far-right Hindus, police said on Tuesday. Nationalist politicians and activists routinely criticize Maqbool Fida Husain's paintings which often depict revered Hindu gods and goddesses in the nude. A decade ago, radicals even attacked his Mumbai home. The maverick artist's latest work, part of a series to be...