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Articles tagged as Santa-claus

  • How to Really Be Happy This Christmas

    When we send our children to school obviously we hope that they will be taught the truth. Well, at least some of the time. It seems that painful truths may have to wait, such as the non-existence of Santa Claus

  • Merry Krish-mas!

    ISKCON News wishes a happy holiday season to all its readers with ''Jingle Bells' with a Gujarati twist.

  • Jingle Bells with an Indian Punjabi Bhangra Twist

    "Jingle Bells": Merry Nickmas In Bhangra Indian Style.

  • Christmas in America: Belief in the Virgin Birth and Visits from Santa

    One in three Americans, including many with no little children and those with no religious identity, say they pretend Santa will visit their house on Christmas Eve.

  • ISKCON Bolivia Gets New Start, New Restaurant

    It’s been a rejuvenating new start for ISKCON devotees in Bolivia in the past year. On December 18th 2012, after decades of being downtrodden and harassed during the country’s military regime changes and political upheaval, ISKCON was finally given legal recognition by the Bolivian government.

  • The Hindu Santa 'Clause'
    Diaspora Hindus often reflect upon the degree to which they and their children have acculturated ("the process of adapting to the norms of the dominant culture") or assimilated ("adaptation status in which individuals absorb the culture of the dominant group while they reject the norms of the heritage culture").
  • New Book Uncovers Real-Life Saint Who Became Santa
    Santa Claus, the bearded fellow whose belly shakes like a bowlful of jelly, is an essential part of the Christmas tradition. But there’s much more to the “jolly old elf” who became an international symbol of holiday cheer according to the new book The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus: The True Life and Trials of Nicholas of Myra.
  • Parents, Pastors Wrestle With Place of Santa at Christmas
    Just where to place the jolly elf in the original Christmas story can be a perennial dilemma for both parents and pastors. This year, two new products draw on educating kids about the origins of Santa, or inspiring them to become Santas themselves.
  • Valedictorian Speech Delivered at Santa Fe High School Commencement Program by Devotee Youth
    Abhimanyu Wolf was the valedictorian of the 2011 graduating class of Santa Fe High School, in Alachua County, Florida. Several thousand people attended the event and heard Abhimanyu speak about Srila Prabhupada and the vital importance of spiritual inquiry.
  • Argentine Archbishop Slams Santa Claus
    Archbishop Fabriciano Sigampa of the northern city of Resistencia, Argentina said in mass, insisting that children should not confuse celebrating the birth of Christ "with a fat man dressed in red."