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  • At Bowers Museum, 'Gods and Gifts' samples a Vatican collection

     At Bowers Museum, 'Gods and Gifts' samples a Vatican collection
    "Gods and Gifts: Vatican Ethnological Collection," at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, may cover more ground than any exhibition seen in Southern California: Its 70-plus artifacts span 2 million years and hail from all six inhabited continents, plus...
  • An insult grows into violence in India; 31 dead

    An insult grows into violence in India; 31 dead
    NEW DELHI -- The death toll from sectarian violence in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state increased to 31 Monday as police locked down the area and the prime minister called for calm. A curfew has been imposed, about 13,000 security officers...
  • Diwali, when L.A. lights up with Indian sweets and snacks

    Diwali, when L.A. lights up with Indian sweets and snacks
    Thousands of shimmering lanterns illuminate India's towns and villages in an otherworldly glow on Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights. Hindu households set out rows of diya, small clay lamps, to create a symbolic path for Lord Rama on his legendary...
  • First Hindu elected to Congress visits Orlando on Sunday

     
    Indian Americans from Central Florida will host a meet-and-greet event for Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, the first Hindu elected to CongressĀ at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, atĀ 5200 Vineland Road, Orlando. Gabbard (D-HI), a practicing Hindu, campaigned on...
  • Congress: It’s not just for white Protestants anymore

     
    Religion News Service reporter David Gibson writes about the religious diversity of the 113th Congress: (RNS) Three Buddhists, a Hindu and a “none” will walk into the 113th Congress, and it’s no joke. Rather, it’s a series of &#...
  • Orlando among nation’s most Hindu metro areas

     
    A study seeking to detail religious affiliation in the U.S. has determined that Orlando has one of the nation's highest percentages of residents who describe themselves as Hindu. Orlando is the 20th most Hindu metropolitan areas in the nation, according...
  • UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel

    UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel
    In one way or another, Manil Suri has spent his entire life charting what happens when polar opposites are brought together in unexpected and at times startling juxtapositions. Suri, 53, is an acclaimed novelist, and a career mathematician who teaches...
  • Halverson: Even for Christians, Christ not the only way

    One of the things I love most about the church I serve is its openness to other religions. Some people think that being Christian is about closing everything else out and walking a very narrow path. We hear many Christians espouse that the only way to...
  • Questions in the face of Griem's answer

    Re: "Should India send a mission to Mars?” In Theory, March 3: When asked whether India should launch a scientific mission to Mars, Rev Griem says “Utterly ridiculous…India needs to feed itself, clean its filthy waterways, and get out...
  • Influences: Composer Philip Glass

     
    Composer Philip Glass talks about his major influences....
  • Report: Hindus in Brevard break ground on new temple today

     
    A group of Hindus in Brevard County will break ground today on a new temple complex in Suntree, according to a Florida Today report. The groundbreaking for the Manav Mandir facility was scheduled for 9:30 a.m. today at 7500 Waelti Drive, the location of...