more trustworthy than Atheists/agnostics, Protestants, Muslims, Catholics and
Evangelicals; according to survey “Who do we trust in New Zealand?” of Victoria
University Wellington (VUW).
feel positively about Hindus that not—28.3 percent of New Zealanders have
complete or lots of trust in Hindus, while 19.9 percent have little or no
trust; recently released results of this public trust survey on interpersonal
and institutional trust by the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies of
globally ranked VUW in association with market and social research agency
Colmar Brunton; point out.
Buddhists and Jews are more trustworthy than Hindus, survey indicates; and adds
that while Buddhists are the most trusted religious group, Evangelicals are the
least trusted religious group in New Zealand. A release gives the number of
Hindus in New Zealand at 89,000.
Meanwhile, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, commended the Hindu
community in New Zealand for showing up towards the higher end of trustworthiness
in this survey and continuing with the traditional values of hard work, higher
morals, stress on education, sanctity of marriage, etc.; amidst so many
who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, advised Hindus to focus on
inner search, stay pure, explore the vast wisdom of scriptures, make
spirituality more attractive to youth and children, stay away from the greed,
and always keep God in your life.
oldest and third largest religion of the world, has about 1.1 billion adherents
and moksh (liberation) is its ultimate goal.