VHPA pays condolences on Virginia Massacre

via http://www.vhp-america.org published on April 20, 2007

Condolences to the families and friends of the Victims of the Massacre at Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA 

On behalf of Hindu American community of USA , Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHPA) expresses its deepest sympathies for the victims of the senseless shooting of 32 members of the Virginia Tech community, at Blacksburg , VA , on Monday, April 16, 2007. VHPA shares the shock and grief of the families of the departed ones, and assures that Hindus of America stand united with their brothers and sisters in this time of their need. 

On behalf of the Hindu American community, VHPA extends its deep condolences and sympathy to the families of all victims, on the tragic loss of their beloved family members and friends. We also pray for the family of Mr. Cho Sueng-Hui, a troubled 23-year old senior at Virginia Tech, who killed himself post wantonly destroying 32 precious lives. 

Last Monday’s events marked a sad day not only in the history of Virginia Tech University , Virginia , USA , but the entire world. The loss of these fine men and women has shocked everyone. 

We know that each of you is searching for some measure of understanding during this difficult time. It is our hope that you and your family find an inner place of peace and comfort that will console you during this time. May you find peace in the Hindu belief that the soul never dies. 

Our prayers are with you.  

To help the families of victims of this horrendous shooting, VHPA is appealing for funds from the Hindu American community. Your contributions are tax deductible. You can write your checks in favor of VHPA with “Victims of Virginia Tech Massacre” in the subject line. Please mail your contributions to: VHPA, P. O. Box 441505 , Houston , TX 77244 . You will get a receipt for your contributions.


Vishwa Hindu Parishad (World Hindu Council) of America (VHPA), founded in 1970 and incorporated in the state of New York in 1974, is an independent, nonprofit, tax- exempt and volunteer-based charitable organization serving the needs of Hindu community in USA. It aims to build a dynamic and vibrant Hindu society rooted in the eternal values of Dharma and inspired by the lofty ideal of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, i.e. the entire creation is one family. For more information on VHPA, please write to [email protected] or visit http://www.vhp-america.org

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