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Gorakhpur’’s Sun Temple facing neglect

Gorakhpur’’s Sun Temple facing neglect

source – Thai Indian,  November 25, 2008   By Pawan SahGorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov.25 (ANI): A temple dedicated to the Sun God and having a number of old idols here, is close to losing its grandeur because of continued official apathy.

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God’s lands being stolen

God’s lands being stolen

source: Deccan Chronicle, November 21, 2008   Hyderabad, Nov. 21: Thousands of acres of temple lands have been encroached in the state. Because of this, many temples are in penury and don’t have adequate funds though they own land worth crores of rupees. None of the temples have proper land records and this has...

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AP Govt. move to demolish ISKCON Temple

AP Govt. move to demolish ISKCON Temple

AP Govt. move to demolish ISKCON Temple 17/11/2008 16:38:49  Courtesy: Samachara Bharati –http://www.samacharbharathi.org/ Secunderabad: It has been confirmed that Samuel Reddy's Congress Government has issued memo to demolish the famous ISKCON's Krishna temple in Secunderabad.   Temple authorities received memo No. A/1391/2008, Dated 05-11-08stating the Government directive to demolish the Temple and to take2890...

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White Paper on Plight of Hindu Temples in India

White Paper on Plight of Hindu Temples in India

Government Control of Hindu Temples of India: A Blatant Violation of Secularism and Religions Freedom (Compiled by Foundation for Religious Freedom – FRF in 2007)   Both India and America are secular democracies in the sense that both have constitutions that prohibit the government from establishing a state religion or interfering with religious organizations. ...

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Details of plight of Hindu Temples in Andhra Pradesh(Eenadu Interview)

Details of plight of Hindu Temples in Andhra Pradesh(Eenadu Interview)

Plight of Hindu Temples in Andhra Pradesh (From Eenadu TV Interview coverage in 2007)   Some Highlights   Total Temple Lands: 420,000 acres Total number of temples under Govt: 34,443   87% of Temples (30,000 temples) under Government  control cannot even afford Dhoopa, Deepa, Naivedyam. 20% of Temples Lands (80,845 acres) are encroached mostly...

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Temple’s treasures wiped out

Temple’s treasures wiped out

source: The Hindu , Nov 8 ,2008   CHENNAI: A 1,200-year-old Siva temple of the Pallava period at Tiruppulivanam village in Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, has been wiped clean of its beautiful Chola-period paintings. The frescoes, about 975 years old, have been sand-blasted out of existence.

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Pada Yatra latest news

Pada Yatra latest news

Maha Pada Yatra 2 Update: October 26, 2008   The greatest sin of a king is his failure to protect his subjects. He should protect the dharma of all his Varnas. It means that every citizen should be able to pursue his or her chosen vocation /occupation, (education, trade, business, farming, lending services, doing...

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Fund Raising 6th Dec 2009 Program in NJ to Save Temples

Fund Raising 6th Dec 2009 Program in NJ to Save Temples

GHHF invites you on Dec 6th 2009 at Sri Venkateswara Temple, 780 Old Farm Rd, Bridgewater, NJ 08807, to a fund raiser and the grand cultural programs. The 3rd Pada-Yatra by Kamal Kumar Swami is currently in progress. We need your support to continue our efforts to bring awareness to save temples in India. ...

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Fund Raising Program in NJ to Save Temples

Fund Raising Program in NJ to Save Temples

“There are as many as 2,07,000 temples in Karnataka & the total income of these temples amounts to 72 crores. Out of this, only a sum of 6 crores are being spent by the Government for their upkeep. On the other hand, the Govt. spend a phenomenal amount of Rs 50 crores for madrassas...

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