NEW - Vedic/Hindu Calendar for 2013

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Shri Ramapir Mandir/Temple in Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Saturday, March 27, 2010

South Carolina Hindus Get a Temple Of Their Own , USA

SOUTH CAROLINA, U.S., March 19, 2010: Hindus in the Orangeburg area on Friday begin a significant chapter as they celebrate the opening of the new Hindu Temple and Cultural Center. Different spiritual and social events to mark the occasion will take place Friday-Sunday March 19-21 at the new facility.

Temple trustee Sangeeta Gupta says an influx of new members and a desire to worship in a roomier facility led to the acquisition of the new structure in August. She expects about 500 people will be on hand for this weekend’s opening. “We simply wanted a temple of our own because we did not want to have to drive to Columbia,” Gupta said. “I estimate there are around 300 Hindu families within about a 60-mile radius of Orangeburg and other local communities such as Denmark, Barnwell and Bamberg.”

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