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It is a special privilege to be born a Hindu: Francois Gautier

Source: India Post

NEW YORK: Noted French journalist and writer Francois Gautier who has made India his home and propagation of Hinduism his cause and mission for over three decades, is currently traveling across the US to raise funds through his foundation, FACT – India, for the setting up of an Indian history museum in Pune, India. Gautier, perhaps one of the very few Westerners to have unconditionally adopted a Hindu way of life, feels the widely prevalent distorted image of Indian history as propagated by the British, Christian missionaries, communists and the western world in general for over two centuries, has necessitated the museum to portray Hindu civilization in the right light. In an interview with India Post during his visit to New York last week, Gautier spoke about his ambitious museum project, the many threats to Hinduism in today’s world and how Hindus can gain the respect of the world. IP: Can you tell us about the Museum of Indian History? Gautier: I have been donated som…

complete schedule of Francois Gautier's US progrmmes

PS: Please call up to confirm with concerned hosts / convenors

Aug 2
- New York, Hindu Unity Day
Flushing Temple, NY
Contact: Narain Kataria, 718-478-5735

Aug 8 - Dallas, Hindu Unity Day, 10 am - 2 pm
D/FW Hindu Temple, 1605 N. Britain Rd, Irvin, TX, 972-445-3111.
Dinner with Francois, 7 - 9:30 pm
Kalyan Viswanathan,, 614-668-1668

Aug 9 - Dallas, Seminar on Indian History / Lessons from History for the Modern World
1 - 5 pm, Holiday Inn Select, 26-45 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX.
Speakers: Mr. Francois Gautier, Mr.Robert Spencer & Mr.Joe Kaufman
Organised by Sanatana Dharma Foundation
Kalyan Viswanathan,, 614-668-1668

Aug 10 - Houston
10 - 11 am, Interviews with India Herald, Voice of Asia, Indo-American News
12 noon, Lunch with Francois at Aashiana Indian Cuisine
12610 Briar Forest Dr, Houston, TX 77077, (281) 493-0981
7 pm, Arya Samaj of Greater Houston
Fund Raiser for Museum of Indian History