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US college to offer classes in Hinduism

india Updated: Dec 07, 2006 15:05 IST

A college in Nevada is offering classes in Hinduism from the next academic session.

Rajan Zed, director of public affairs of Hindu temple of northern Nevada, and a Hindu priest will teach students about the different aspects of the ancient religion.

Hinduism is considered to be one of the oldest religions in the world. It is the third largest religion in the world, with approximately one billion followers.

There are around 1.5 million Hindus in the US.

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