Titel: Hinduism in Malaysia
Hindu temples in Malaysia, Malaysian Hindus, Batu Caves, HINDRAF, Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Penang, V. T. Sambanthan, Malaysia Vasudevan, List of Hindu temples in Malaysia, Nagarakretagama, Bernard Chandran, P. Uthayakumar.
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12. Juni 2011 - kartoniert - 64 Seiten
Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 63. Chapters: Hindu temples in Malaysia, Malaysian Hindus, Batu Caves, HINDRAF, Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Penang, V. T. Sambanthan, Malaysia Vasudevan, List of Hindu temples in Malaysia, Nagarakretagama, Bernard Chandran, P. Uthayakumar, Sri Sithi Vinayagar Temple, Sri Kandaswamy Kovil, Brickfields, S. Subramaniam, Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Kuala Lumpur, Kamahl, M. G. Pandithan, Palanivel, Devaki Krishnan, M. Kulasegaran, Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple, Waytha Moorthy Ponnusamy, Ananda Krishnan, M. Manoharan, B. C. Shekhar, Arulmigu Sri Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, M. G. G. Pillai, Subramaniam Sathasivam, Uma Sambanthan, M. Kayveas, Ramesh Menon, K. L. Devaser, Chitty, Ash Nair, Sivarasa Rasiah, Sri Sunderaraja Perumal Temple, K. Thanabalasingam, Uthaya Sankar SB, Arulmigu Maha Muthu Mariamman Thevasthanam, Nattukkottai Chettiar Temple, Penang, Samy Vellu, V. Manickavasagam, B. Sathianathan, K. Pathmanaban, Gita Jayanti Malaysia, K. Rajagopal, K. S. Nallakarupan, K. Thamboosamy, Harikrish Menon, K. R. Somasundram, M. Manogaran, G. Gnanalingam, R. Arumugam, Janaky Athi Nahappan, Malaysia Hindudharma Mamandram, K. Parthiban, S. Vijayaratnam, K. S. Maniam, Rasammah Bhupalan, S. Kunanlan, Thirumurugan s/o Veeran, Gengadharan Nair, V. Nagaraj, Kumutha Rahman, Abu Syahid Shah, S. A. Ganapathy, S. Sothinathan, R. Thampipillay, D. R. Seenivasagam, Rani Moorthy, Megat Iskandar Shah of Malacca, G. Rama Iyer, V. Murugan, Indi Nadarajah, Raja Mudaliar, Sam Agi. Excerpt: HINDRAF or Hindu Rights Action Force (Malay: ; Tamil: (¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿ (Hindu Urimaigal Poratta Kulu) with its slogan of People's Power ¿¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿ (Makkal Sakthi)) began as a coalition of 30 Hindu non-governmental organizations committed to the preservation of Hindu community rights and heritage in a multiracial Malaysia. . HINDRAF has made a major impact to the political landscape of Malaysia in staging the 2007 HINDRAF rally. In late 2007, several prominent members of the HINDRAF were arrested, some on charges of sedition; following an enormous rally organised by HINDRAF in November. The charges were dismissed by the courts. Five people have since been detained without trial under the Internal Security Act.The group has over the last two years developed a broader political program to preserve and to push for equal rights and opportunities for the minority Indians. It has been successful in continuing to focus attention on the racist aspects of the Malaysian Government policies. Between April to May 2006, several Hindu temples were demolished by city hall authorities in the country, accompanied by violence against Hindus. On April 21, 2006, the Malaimel Sri Selva Kaliamman Temple in Kuala Lumpur was reduced to rubble after the city hall sent in bulldozers. The president of the Consumers Association of Subang and Shah Alam in Selangor State has been helping to organise efforts to stop the local authorities in the Muslim dominated city of Shah Alam from demolishing a 107-year-old Hindu temple. The growing Islamization in Malaysia is a cause for concern to many Malaysians who follow minority religions such as Hinduism. On May 11, 2006, armed city hall officers from Kuala Lumpur forcefully demolished part of a 60-year-old suburban temple that serves more than 1,000 Hindus. The Hindu Rights Action Force or HINDRAF, a coalition of several NGO's, have protested these demolitions by lodging complaints with the Prime Minister of Malaysia...