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Parents take teaching Hinduism into their own hands

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (RNS) When Mudita Bahadur started looking for excuses not to take her children on a 45-minute trip to the Hindu temple every Sunday, she knew she had to make a change. So Bahadur and other parents decided to take their children's religious education into their own hands. By Megan Sweas.

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Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a (Hindu) match

LOS ANGELES (RNS) The marriage process is in flux in Indian American culture, opening the door to new manners of matchmaking. The idea that love can use a little help remains constant, even as singles' attitudes on dating change. By Megan Sweas.