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    1. Indonesian Hindus Make Annual Offerings at Mount Bromo

      Indonesian Hindus Make Annual Offerings at Mount Bromo

      Tenggerese worshippers trek across the "Sea of Sand" to give their offerings during the Yadnya Kasada Festival at crater of Mount Bromo on Aug. 12, 2014, in Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia. The main festival of the Tenggerese people, Kasada lasts for about a month, and on the 14th day the Tenggerese journey to Mount Bromo. There they make offerings of rice, fruits, vegetables, flowers and livestock to the mountain gods ...

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    2. How Hindus Grew into Second-Largest Faith in Arizona & Delaware

      How Hindus Grew into Second-Largest Faith in Arizona & Delaware

      The growth in Hinduism in Delaware can be attributed largely to the growth of immigrants from India, many of whom are Hindu, who now comprise one of the state's fastest-growing communities and many of whom are drawn by jobs in the technology and medical fields. According to Census data, the number of Indian residents grew 116% between 2000 and 2010, making them the largest Asian group in the state ...

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    3. Devotees Celebrate Hindu God During Ram Navami

      Devotees Celebrate Hindu God During Ram Navami

      India celebrated the festival of Ram Navami on Tuesday, commemorating the birth of the Hindu God, Lord Rama. Devotees typically celebrate the occasion by fasting and offering prayers in temples, while schools, government offices and stock markets close down for the day.

      It is said that by uttering Lord Rama's name, one can get rid of their sins and attain salvation. There is a belief that repeated chants of ...

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