(BBC Video) First Hindu chaplain in US military is ‘groundbreaking

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Until recently, the 1,000 or so Hindus serving in the US military - and their families - lacked a military confidant who understood their religion and culture.

But now Captain Pratima Dharm has been appointed as the US military's first Hindu chaplain.

Watch it all.

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Posted December 13, 2011 at 5:15 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. NewTrollObserver wrote:

Hinduism Today has an in-depth article on Chaplain Dharm.

December 13, 8:54 am | [comment link]
2. sophy0075 wrote:

I wonder if Walter Reed Army Hospital will ban copies of the Bhagavad Gita, as it did the Bible.

December 13, 7:53 pm | [comment link]
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