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100 Questions and Answers About U.S. Hindus

Diwali, Kamala Harris’ election coincide

Diwali, the Indian festival of lights celebrated this month, receives some extra attention because Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, who won this month, is of Indian and Jamaican descent. The festival is celebrated in Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism, ancient religions … Continue reading

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Coronavirus curbs major religious holy days

Next month, most of the world’s major religions have festivals involving large gatherings of people. Easter is on 12 April (a week later for Eastern Orthodox churches); Passover begins on 8 April; Rama Navami, an important Hindu festival, is on … Continue reading

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