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Penn Hills Hindu temple to host ‘solidarity’ event for Tree of Life synagogue

The Sri Venkateswara Temple in Penn Hills.

The Hindu-Jain Alliance of Pittsburgh will hold an interfaith event at 4 p.m. Dec. 9 to show solidarity for Tree of Life Congregation, scene of a mass shooting on Oct. 27.

The Alliance is inviting the Christian community to attend “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakan” (“The World Is But One Family”) at the Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1230 S. McCully Drive, Penn Hills. The ornate white Hindu temple is the one that is visible from the Parkway East.

The program, intended as an expression of solidarity following the shooting at Tree of Life, will include mantras for peace, devotional music and remarks from interfaith leaders.

Stephen Huba is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Stephen at 724-850-1280, [email protected] or via Twitter @shuba_trib.

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