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In an atmosphere brimming with devotion, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) of Bay area organized on September 9th a grand Ganesh Puja performed by children at the Sunnyvale Hindu Temple. The colorful setting was made serene yet lively by the sacred chants from the Hindu scriptures and the collective focus of the participants to seek the blessings of Lord Ganesh. The increasing participation seen year after year necessitated the Puja to be organized in two batches this time. Over 600 children along with about 1500 family members participated in the event with great enthusiasm. 

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Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) appeals to the community in USA to help the victims of the massive earthquake of October 10, 2005, in the Kashmir region of the Indian subcontinent. HSS express its deep condolences to the victims of this great human tragedy and urges all to join in the relief efforts.

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HSS is saddened to hear about the death of Hindu spiritual leader, Swami Jagdishwarand, from New York.  He was 70 years old.

Jagdishwarand ji, who started his religious discourses in 1960s and went on to establish Geeta Temple Ashram and Divya Dham in Queens, a Borough of New York City, died on Thursday,. The Geeta Temple was established in its own building in 1970-71 and is incorporated as a non-profit religious organization since 1973. As his congregation grew, the Indian-American Hindu community helped him to buy a new bigger site which became the permanent home of the temple.

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Denver, CO January 14th, 2006 – Balagokulam Magazine , a project of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS), a non-profit, cultural organization focused on Hindu community in the USA announced that it launched Kaun Banega Ramayan expert (KBRE) (“Who will become Ramayan Expert”) quiz contest on the occasion of auspicious Hindu religious festival, Makar Sankranti.

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Denver, CO January 14th, 2006 – Balagokulam Magazine , a project of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS), a non-profit, cultural organization focused on Hindu community in the USA announced that it launched Kaun Banega Ramayan expert (KBRE) (“Who will become Ramayan Expert”) quiz contest on the occasion of auspicious Hindu religious festival, Makar Sankranti.

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The Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, USA, condemns the gruesome bomb attacks in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India that claimed 20 innocent lives and seriously injured more than 50 persons at the time of this Press Release.  .  The terrorist attacks intentionally damaged a historical and sacred Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple and also the Varanasi Cantt. railway station.  The Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple was founded by Saint Tulsidas in 16thcentury and is a very popular Hindu  shrine in Varanasi especially on a Tuesday evening when large crowds of devotees come to worship Hanumanji.

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