AMERICAS – Highlights

AMERICAS – Highlights

Hindu Group Stirs a Debate Over Yoga’s Soul

Yoga is practiced by about 15 million people in the United States, for reasons almost as numerous — from the...

Florida Retirement Complex Caters to Aging Hindu Immigrants

ORLAND, FLORIDA, February 5, 2013: Fifty years after they began arriving from India, the first generation of Indian-Americans is...

The Loneliness of the Guyanas

SOUTH AMERICA, January 16, 2012 (New York Times): This long article covers the combined history of Guyana and French...

Keeping the Hindu Faith in America/Challenges and Needs of Caribbean Hindus

NEW YORK, October 9, 2013 (A Journey Through NYC Religions): Anantanand Rambachan is professor of religion at St. Olaf...

Great Festival Of Indian Culture To Be Held In Havana

HAVANA, CUBA, October 13, 2013 (Plenglish): According to Indian ambassador here, C. Rajasekhar, the festival will strengthen ties between...

INDO-CARIBBEAN HINDU WEDDING

From wedding house to wedding hall, fruit cake to fruit platter—the Indo-Caribbean Hindu wedding has transitioned through elements and...

Retention and Transculturation of Hinduism in the Caribbean

By Janet Naidu Guyana Journal, March 2007 The emergence of Indian culture in the Caribbean region became evident as...

Similarities in Ancient Hindu and Latin American Architecture

he common architectural elements which India and the South-East Asia share with the Mesoamerican Maya are the pyramids with...

Indians in Cuba

Punta Maisi, Cuba The old Indian woman, a descendant of Cuba’s Taino-Arawak people, bent over and touched the leaves...

How differently Hinduism developed in the adjacent nations of Suriname and Guyana

GUYANA UNDER SIEGE Hindus of South America HOME Introduction: How differently Hinduism developed in the adjacent nations of Suriname...