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Hindu-Americans aren’t writing off Sanskrit just yet

Hindu-Americans aren’t writing off Sanskrit just yet

On a Wednesday night, Arshya Gurbani reaches into a white cabinet and wakes a couple Hindu gods from their slumber. She carefully lays out statues of Ganesh and Shiva on a table in preparation for aarti, a worship ritual that reminds Hindus to stay humble and give thanks for good fortune. But Gurbani, 21, and [...]

March 4, 2014 HHR Articles, News updates 0

US : Hindus in New Jersey school district want a day off for Diwali

US : Hindus in New Jersey school district want a day off for Diwali

Jyoti Sharma fondly remembers Diwali festivities from her childhood in India. The Hindu festival of lights is observed every autumn with prayers, fireworks and feasts. But one thing that made Diwali really special, Sharma said, is that she had five days off from school to observe the holiday. Sharma now lives in Millburn, N.J., with [...]

February 28, 2014 HHR News updates 0