Category Archives: Hinduism

Hindu Leader Rajan Zed at the House of Representatives

Rajan Zed, the Hindu leader who was the first to offer Hindu prayers at the opening of a session of the United States Senate in 2007, did so again for the House of Representatives on Thursday, June 19. Although Zed … Continue reading

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Religious census shows changing face of America

Although the United States is still predominantly populated by Christians, significant changes are taking place in the number of followers of other religious traditions. According to a report from the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, which does a … Continue reading

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Passing on the faith- more thoughts

In my note yesterday on teaching children faith in this multifaith era, I did not note that the article by Monica Coleman that was my starting point was actually part of a larger collection of articles at Patheos that are … Continue reading

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It passed!

By a vote of 31-0, the California Senate voted on Monday to pass the Concurrent Resolution on Hindu American Awareness and Appreciation Month. The bill now goes to the Assembly for their vote. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Ellen Corbett, remarked, … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Hindu contribution to California

We hope and pray for the successful passage of Senate Concurrent Resolution 32 in the California Senate tomorrow. The resolution would designate October 2013 as “California Hindu American Awareness and Appreciation Month,”  and “recognize and acknowledge the significant contributions made … Continue reading

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New Hindu Temple in Sunnyvale

Congratulations to the Sunnyvale Hindu Temple and Community Center, which dedicated its new facilities in a week-long ceremony and festivities that lasted from May 8-12. Thousands attended the dedication of a new worship complex which included purification ceremonies and cultural … Continue reading

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SJSU students discuss religion in multifaith panel | News@SJSU

A panel at San Jose State University on Wednesday, December 1st,  included representatives from Hindu, Sikh, Zen Buddhism, Judaism, and Christianity. Two people representing Islam closed the discussion and the panel led a question and answer session. SJSU students discuss … Continue reading

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