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Discussion in 'Hinduism DIR' started by Maya3, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. Vinayaka

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    Vannakkam. I'm curious. Are you from TN? Perhaps Sri Lanka?
     
  2. Ashoka

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  3. Vinayaka

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    I'm from Canada. So are you an American convert, or child or immigrant, or direct immigrant. It's always good to have more Hindus on here. it gets lonely at times.
     
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    Thanks for asking! I am a American convert :)
     
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    So which tradition/sampradaya do you follow, if any.
    We travelled from here to DC once to go to the Murugan temple in Lanham. Have you been there? Or the Shiva-Vishnu temple nearby?

    I apologize if we've had this conversation before ... my memory for stuff on RF isn't very good.
     
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    A Hindu in WV. Having lived three years halfway between Ripley and Spencer on the Roane/Jackson county line, I see that being well received by the residents down there should it become known. :p
     
  7. Ashoka

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    LOL! Yeah, the closest temple is an hour away, which isn't so bad. We also have the New Vrindavan ISKCON temple, and I want to visit it someday!

    Honestly? The few I have told, are intrigued but confused. Haven't had any hate yet, knock on wood.
     
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    It's okay! I follow Nandinatha unofficially :) No I haven't been there but I would love to go someday!
     
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  9. Vinayaka

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    Yes, we would have a lot in common. There are a ton of unofficial Nandinatha sampradaya devotees.

    The Murugan temple has a large festival every summer. I used to get invited, because they got my email when we were there. That was like 10 years ago, maybe longer.
     
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