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A grenade attack on a bar on the outskirts of the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, in June last year wounded eight people. (Reporting by Liz Lee; Editing by Stephen Coates) Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, the first such attacks on Malaysian soil.

"Dan Kitwood/GettyWhile Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, may be native to Nepal and India, is it observed and celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains around the world. The word Diwali comes from the Sanskrit word deepavali and means "rows of lighted lamps.

4) Repeat the posture. Initially, it is adequate to clasp the bent left leg with the right hand. Continue pulling the left foot, lifting it higher as you breathe out in sequence. When this is comfortably achieved, stretch down and clasp the left foot with the right hand.

The priest suggested changes to the hymn, leading to an argument. Khan, 45, was a member of the Langa Manganiyar community that has been singing Hindu religious songs and spiritual verses in temples and at festivals for generations.

Last November, about a million children were forced to stay home from school, thousands of workers reported sick and queues formed outside shops selling face masks as New Delhi struggled with its worst pollution for nearly 20 years.

Hindu mantras originated from the Vedas, which are an extensive grouping of texts. Considered to be some of the oldest Sanskrit texts, the Vedas contain four parts. This is considered to be a sound that originates with the Creation. However, all of the mantras within begin with Om or Aum. There is no easy way to determine the actual age of these texts. Though no longer used in their entirety, many of the individual mantras of the Vedas are still in use for specific Hindu rituals and ceremonies.

Perhaps this ability could be developed through training and exercise until it achieved the level of clarity and sophistication demonstrated by Sherlock Holmes in the literary works by Conan Doyle-approaching a level that, to the untutored eye, might appear to be mystical clairvoyance.

NEW YORK (AP) - Officials say a New York City man who told authorities that he disliked Muslims, Arabs and Hindus has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a series of firebombings that damaged two houses of worship.

  He showed no special honour to Daksha because Daksha happened to be his father-in-law.   Daksha accompanied the other gods on this visit.   Daksha interpreted this as a sign of disrespect.   When the gods arrived, Shiva was seated and did not get up. Daksha's daughter Sati was married to Shiva.   One day, the gods, the demons and the sages went to visit Shiva and Sati in the Himalyas.

It was reported that thousands of people took part in huge colorful parades throughout the street. They danced and sang while immersing their the elephant-headed god in the Arabian sea. To make sure the even took place without mistakes, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation called up 6,000 volunteers and 500 ... (more)

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