Hindu Press International
A daily news summary for news media, educators, researchers, writers and religious leaders worldwide, courtesy of Hinduism Today magazine's editorial staff
SUVA, FIJI, January 15, 2011: Premila Devi Prasad, 50, has been practicing her role as a priestess for nearly 20 years now. But it was only recently that she has found satisfaction in her work because of acceptance by the community.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, INDIA, January 17, 2011: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will provide satellite pictures of Sabarimala area using remote sensing technology for taking measures to prevent disasters like the stampede that claimed 102 lives last week.
MOUNT KISCO, NEW YORK, January 22, 2011: For Lower Hudson Valley residents, a free public workshop Sunday will teach the 10 yogic poses and breathing techniques that make up a sun salutation or surya namaskar.
EDMONTON, CANADA, January 22, 2011: Edmonton's Hindu community is celebrating the life of spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda. This weekend coincided with the 148th birthday of the swami. On Sunday, a new pictorial gallery of his life was opened. Swami Kripamayananda Ji, president of the Vedanta Society of Toronto, blessed the gallery at the Hindu Society Temple.
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