Chinmaya Mission

October 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Unity Walk Will Bring Faith Communities Together

Faith communities from across Montgomery County are partnering with the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington and the County Executive’s Faith Community Advisory Council to host a resource fair and unity walk on Oct. 8. The resource fair will include voter-registration opportunities; basic human rights information; getting involved with programs welcoming refugees and immigrants; and a […]

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January 5, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Local Hindu Americans Petition Montgomery County Board of Education for Diwali Holiday (PHOTO)

When the Montgomery County Board of Education meets next Tuesday they will have one more thing to consider.┬áMembers of the Chinmaya Mission in Silver Spring and the Hindu American Foundation are petitioning the Board to recognize Diwali as a holiday for the 2017-2018 school year. Diwali is one of the most important holidays in Hinduism […]

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