Weston http://wlrn.org en Jain: Couple Teaches South Florida About One Of The Oldest Religions http://wlrn.org/post/jain-couple-teaches-south-florida-about-one-oldest-religions <p>South Florida’s small, tight-knit&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/jainism/" target="_blank">Jain</a>&nbsp;community built a temple in 2009 to practice one of the world's oldest religions. In this holy space where a marble likeness of the Swami Mahavir smiles benevolently, families gather to teach their children about a faith that practices&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">spiritual independence and</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;non-violence towards all beings.</span></p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:45:58 +0000 JoAnn Adkins 16417 at http://wlrn.org Jain: Couple Teaches South Florida About One Of The Oldest Religions 'Weston-zuela' Welcomes News Hugo Chavez Is Dead http://wlrn.org/post/weston-zuela-welcomes-news-hugo-chavez-dead <p>It was busier than usual inside Café Canela last night, but owner Ramon Peraza repeatedly came out from behind the counter to give new arrivals a hug or a handshake. All of them were jubilant.</p><p>But Peraza struggles to describe his emotions.</p><p>“I feel that my heart is very, very happy and quiet, quiet. We are waiting for this for many years,” says Peraza<br><br>When Peraza says the word “quiet,” he makes a soothing gesture over his chest.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 11:33:28 +0000 Christine DiMattei 10401 at http://wlrn.org 'Weston-zuela' Welcomes News Hugo Chavez Is Dead