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Kenya Hindus Celebrate Swami Vivekananda

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ELDORET, KENYA, May 26, 2013 (Standard Media): The Hindu community living in Eldoret marked the 150th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

Speaking during the ceremony, Eldoret Hindu Temple’s chairman Deepa Bhatt said as members of a minority group, they will continue supporting economic programs. He said the Hindu community will make contributions in business projects geared towards achievement of Vision 2030. “Being a minority group, we are proud to bring elements of our culture and hard work that have blended well with citizens of this country,” said Bhatt.

Referring to Vivekananda as one of the greatest saints in India, who upheld peace and unity, Bhatt asked Hindu faithful to remember him and continue with his teachings. Vivekananda preached the importance of brotherhood, peace and love, and together with other believers we extend the same good wishes to the people of Kenya. We are proud of peaceful coexistence that the citizens of Kenya have always maintained,” he said.

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