Hindu http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22790/all en Religious revolution: Buddhist and Hindu Congress members make history http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/121108/religious-revolution-buddhist-and-hindu-congress-members-make-history The United States didn't elect its first Mormon president on Tuesday, but it did vote its first Buddhist into the Senate, and its first Hindu into Congress.Hawaiian Democrat and Japanese Buddhist Mazie Hirono was elevated from the House of Representatives to the Senate on Tuesday, beating Republican opponent Linda Lingle. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/121108/religious-revolution-buddhist-and-hindu-congress-members-make-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buddhism Hindu religion Elections Politics United States Thu, 08 Nov 2012 17:37:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5725370 at http://www.globalpost.com