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About the Shree Pretoria Hindu Seva Samaj

body.kc-css-system .kc-css-731510 ,body.kc-css-system .kc-css-731510 p{text-align: justify;}The first Indians to set foot on South African soil were the so-called indentured labourers who were brought to South Africa from 1860 onwards to establish the hugely successful sugar cane industry in Kwa-Zulu Natal.  The Gujarati-speaking community followed this initial wave from around ...
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Am I a Hindu

Am I a Hindu?  by Uday Pai  Four years ago, I was flying from JFK NY Airport to SFO to attend a meeting at Monterey , CA An American girl was sitting on the right side, near window seat. It indeed was a long journey - it would take nearly ...
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Essentials of Hinduism

The Vedas, Upanishads, Brahmsutras and the Bhagavad Gita form the basis of Hindu dharma and philosophy. These are jointly considered the authoritative scriptures for Hindus and are written in the ancient language of Sanskrit. Many religious works, including literature and hymns or bhajans have been written over the centuries in many other commonly spoken Indian languages which ...
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Father of Hindi

'Father of Hindi' in South Africa to be honoured with bronze statue JOHANNESBURG: Pandit Nardevji Vedalankar, widely regarded as the "Father of Hindi" in South Africa, will be honoured by India at the World Hindi Conference here next month by unveiling his bronze statue. The proposal by the Hindi Shiksha Sangh of ...
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Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Jayanti Today is Gandhi Jayanti - the birthday of Mohandas Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi has inspired the lives of many and has certainly inspired millions to live by his principles of Ahimsa i.e living a life by following non-violence. Mahatma Gandhi has many wise sayings and quotes, but for some this ...
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History of the Shree Pretoria Hindu Seva Samaj

History of the Shree Pretoria Hindu Seva Samaj HISTORY OF THE SHREE PRETORIA HINDU SEVA SAMAJ 1932 - 1980 ONCE UPON A TIME.... A HUMBLE, MEMORABLE BEGINNING INTRODUCTION It is often said that the movement of people from one place to another can lead to progress. Man is forced to use all his ...
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Gujarati Youth & Their Roots in the Community

Gujarati Youth & Their Roots in the Community Gujarati Youth & Their Roots in the Community During the last decade or so, a new phenomenon has emerged within the Gujarati community of Laudium, a phenomenon which was not very prevalent in years gone by. The phenomenon I am talking about can ...
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