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

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.


Posted in * Culture-Watch, * Economics, Politics, * International News & Commentary, * Religion News & Commentary, America/U.S.A., Defense, National Security, Military, Hinduism, Other Faiths, Religion & Culture

2 comments on “(BBC Video) First Hindu chaplain in US military is 'groundbreaking

  1. NewTrollObserver says:

    [i][url=http://www.hinduismtoday.com/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=5234]Hinduism Today[/url][/i] has an in-depth article on Chaplain Dharm.

  2. sophy0075 says:

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