Welcoming the announcement of Bronte Creek Park Oakville (Ontario) permitting scattering of cremated remains of loved ones, Hindus are urging parks of all ten provinces and three territories of Canada to do the same.
A $5 million Shri Ram Mandir, a Hindu temple and community complex in Henderson, about 13 kilometers from Auckland (New Zealand) city center, will formally do Grand Opening on June 13, concluding eight days of ceremonies starting June six.
Liberia has been declared as Ebola-free and distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed points out that multi-faith clergy praying together helped. In a remarkable interfaith gesture, faith leaders from various traditions prayed together in Nevada Governor's Mansion in Carson City (USA) on November 13 evening seeking God's mercy on Ebola and for its worldwide victims and their loved ones and care providers.
Hindus have applauded Nitin Daniel Mookhey for swearing on ancient Hindu scripture Bhagavad-Gita (Song of the Lord) on May 12 as Member of Legislative Council of New South Wales in Sydney, thus making an Australian political history.