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  1. Arjuna's Meditation by Matthew CohenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Patch.com

    Co-sponsored by the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute. Renowned scholar and Javanese wayang kulit shadow puppet performer Matthew Cohen is joined by Harvard University's Gamelan Si Betty, directed by Jody Diamond, to present a classic Javanese puppet play about one of the great heroes of the Hindu epic The Mahabharata.

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  2. Faith under siege: fifth Catholic church vandalized in New Delhi over two monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | DFW Catholic

    ... Bishop Couto. Across India, Christians account for an estimated 2.3 percent of the population, which has a 81 percent Hindu majority. In the Archdiocese of Delhi, 0.4 percent of the population is Catholic. However, the faithful allege that it is an ...

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  3. University of Connecticut showcasing Hindu tale through puppetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Merinews

    The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry of University of Connecticut in Storrs will present a puppet play "Arjuna's Meditation" from ancient Hindu Sanskrit epic Mahabharata on May second. Directed by Jody Diamond and performed by Matthew Cohen with Gamelan Si Betty , this classic Javanese puppet play is co-sponsored by Asian and Asian American Studies Institute.

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  4. David Bielewicz, left, and Sanjiv Jhaveri in Quantum Theatre's "Brahman/I."Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Start with a 9-year-old Indian-American child, add teen angst, Hindu theology, tectonic plates, the history of Stonehenge a la Monty Python, colonial and sexual oppression and Galileo's preserved middle finger - all framed in gender confusion - and what do you get? A lot of questions, and like the character in Quantum's "Brahman/i," mostly indeterminate answers. Staged as a standup comedy routine, "Brahman/i" is a Mulligatawny Soup that wants to please all of its tasters but leaves them unpleasantly stuffed to the gills.

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  5. Anjuman-i-Islam preserves, Persian & Urdu translations of Ramayana, GitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Nargistan, a Persian translation of the Ramayana, and Guldasta-E-Haqiqat, a lyrical Urdu translation of the Bhagavad Gita in the form of a ghazal, are two of the dozen-odd century-old books of Hindu scriptures that the Anjuman-E-Islam, Mumbai's largest Muslim educational institution, has restored and preserved. The 141-year-old Anjuman-E-Islam, which runs colleges and schools catering to over 1.10 lakh students, came across these manuscripts amid a renovation of its 120-year-old Karimi Library, a treasure trove of over 5,000 books.

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  6. Hindu leader urges Oklahoma schools to mark Hindu holy day as school holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    A Hindu leader is urging Oklahoma schools, public as well as private, which have significant number of Hindu students, to include Diwali, the most popular Hindu holy day, as a school holiday in their 2015-2016 school calendars and beyond. Zed, of Nevada, said it is not fair for Hindu students and their families to attend school on their most popular festival while many schools in Oklahoma are closed on some other religious holidays.

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  7. 20 most beautiful World Heritage SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | CNN

    Scattered between the twisting roots of the Cambodian jungle, this site dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu contains the remains of Khmer Empire capitals dating from the 9th to the 15th centuries. Among the most famous of its 100-strong group of monuments is the Temple of Angkor Wat and, at Angkor Thom, the sculptural Bayon Temple.

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  8. Color Run warning - Hindu ritual in, thin, disguiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... been watered down for Western consumption by merely claiming that it is pretty and fun and forget all of that Eastern Hindu religious ritual celebratory festival stuff. Well, the fact is that it has to be watered down (as much as a religious ritual ...

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  9. To woo tribals RSS plans to scale a fort in BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    ... s audience to share food with Dalits so as to make them feel they were on an equal social footing with the rest of the Hindu society.

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  10. Exotic India Art Offering a Fine Selection of Puranas at Genuine...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... are an encyclopedia of diverse branches of knowledge and primordial wisdom and hence remains the core texts of the Hindu religiosity to this date. They expand the ideas contained in the Vedas and provide the framework to understand them in a better ...

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  11. Andhra Pradesh News on February 2, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | AndhraNews

    ... appeared for the 32nd Sanathana Dharmika Vignayana Examination jointly conducted by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams and Hindu Dharma Prachara Parishad on Sunday. Parishad Youth Coordinator said that the examination was held in 164 centres in the ...

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  12. A strong police force, has been deployed in village fearing outbreak of violence.Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Tension flared up at Kasampur village in Muzaffarnagar after four Muslim boys allegedly harassed a minor Hindu Dalit girl while she was on way home from school. The miscreants allegedly also thrashed the victim's cousin when he tried to intervene.

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  13. The foregone conclusions of faithRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | Mydigitalfc.com

    ... seem not very far behind either. Tamil author Perumal Murugan's fifth novel, Madhorubhagan, landed him in trouble with hindu fundamentalists, and the issue was raised anew after the Charlie Hebdo massacre. Murugan was forced to apologise for and ...

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  14. Dance Card: The passing of the master of Kathak, Chitresh Das, left...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... last year's Zellerbach news conference announcing the 2014-15 season, when he stole the show by discoursing on the way Hindu gods can embody masculine and feminine natures, and illustrating with elegantly executed poses. Recalling the impromptu ...

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  15. Express Special: Retracing Nathuram Godse's journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | The Indian Express

    ... Brahmin who ran a tailoring shop nearby. At 495, Shaniwar Peth, where copies of Dainik Agrani , later called Hindu Rashtra , were printed, is a nondescript residential building, its ground floor occupied by Sudarshan Arts, a printer of wedding and ...

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  16. God is the Landlord and We are the TenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | CNN

    ... But I do not consider Jesus as a Christian. I do not consider Mohammed as a Muslim. I do not consider God Shiva as a Hindu. So, I do not consider people as Christians, Muslims or Hindus. According to my opinion Hindus must consider Jesus and ...

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  17. Dance Card: The passing of the master of Kathak, Chitresh Das, left...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... last year's Zellerbach news conference announcing the 2014-15 season, when he stole the show by discoursing on the way Hindu gods can embody masculine and feminine natures, and illustrating with elegantly executed poses. Recalling the impromptu ...

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  18. May the Force be with you - more than 1,000 Gwent people say Jedi is their faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | South Wales Argus

    MORE people across Gwent stated their religion was Jedi Knight than said they were either Buddist, Hindu, Jewish, or Sikh, statistics show. The religion was inspired by the film Star Wars with worshippers believing in the existence of the Force, which binds the universe together, and aim to keep the peace.

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  19. Tang Museum in upstate New York to exhibit Hindu godsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Merinews

    Tang Museum and Art Gallery in Saratoga Springs in upstate New York will showcase paintings displaying images of various Hindu gods and goddesses in its upcoming exhibition "Realms of Earth and Sky", which will be held from January 31 to May 17. Hindu deities proposed to be shown in the paintings from India between 15th to 19th century include Brahma, Krishna, Rama, Sita, Radha and Hanuman. These paintings are drawn from Fralin Museum of Art in Charlottesville and major private collections in the Southeast.

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  20. Maluti's big aha momentRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | The Telegraph

    ... nuary 23," Meena said. Maluti's temples, built during the time of the Baj Basanta dynasty, portray various scenes from Hindu mythology, including epics Ramayana and the Mahabharata .

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