Lauding Encinitas school board for funding yoga, Hindus urge yoga in all California schools

Hindus have commended Encinitas Union School District (EUSD) Board of Trustees in California for reportedly approving funding a health and wellness program which includes yoga. Calling it a step in the positive direction, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, applauded EUSD Trustees for coming forward and providing an opportunity to […]

New York’s Rubin Museum showcasing Hindu deities

Rubin Museum of Art in New York is exhibiting various Hindu deities in it “Rain and Ritual” exhibition, which will continue till March 27 next. Deities exhibited reportedly include Lakshmi (17th century), Krishna (19th century), Durga (12th-13th century), Bhairava (16th century), Kumara (11th century), etc. This exhibition, curated by Gautama V. Vajracharya with the assistance […]

Aanola Ekadashi

Aanola Ekadashi is observed on Shukla Paksha Ekadasi day in Falgun Month. In 2017, Aanola Ekadashi date is March 8. Amalaki means the Indian Gooseberry tree (botanical name – Phyllanthus emblica). On this Ekadashi day, Amalaki tree is worshipped.  Amla tree is believed as Lord Vishnu and Tulsi as Goddess Lakshmi. The legend or Aanola […]

University of Missouri “inclusive terminology” guide ignores Hinduism

Hindus are upset at University of Missouri (Mizzou) ignoring Hinduism in its “inclusive terminology” guide for “learning about inclusive language”. Available on Mizzou website, this guide’s “Faith and Religion” section defined some Christian, Islamic, Jewish, Atheist and Agnostic terms, but failed to mention any terms related to Hinduism. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a […]

Ashtama Shani for Meena Rashi

Ashtama Shani for Meena Rashi (Pisces Sign) effects, results, advantages & disadvantages are given here. Meena Rashi’s Ashtama Shani is considered when Shani enters into 8th house i.e. Tula (Libra) for Pisces moon sign or Pisces Ascendant (Meena Lagna). Shani owns both 11th and 12th houses (Capricorn and Aquarius) for Pisces sign. The 11th house represents gain, marital bliss, […]

Ashtama Shani for Kumbha Rashi (Aquarius Sign)

Ashtama Shani for Kumbha Rashi (Aquarius Sign) effects, results, advantages & disadvantages are given here. Kumbha Rashi’s Ashtama Shani is considered when Shani enters into 8th house i.e. Kanya (Virgo) for Aquarius moon sign or Aquarius Ascendant (Kumbha Lagna). Shani becomes the owner for the Kumbha Rashi, hence Shani becomes benefice for the Kumbham. Also the Saturn becomes the […]

Ashtama Shani for Makara Rashi (Capricorn Sign)

Ashtama Shani for Makara Rashi (Capricron Sign) effects, results, advantages & disadvantages are given here. Makara Rashi’s Ashtama Shani is considered when Shani enters into 8th house i.e. Simha (Leo) for Capricorn moon sign or Capricorn Ascendant (Makara Lagna). Capricorn house itself is Shani’s own house. In that way, when Shani enters into Ashtama Griha of Capricorn, it […]

Ashtama Shani for Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius Sign)

Ashtama Shani for Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius Sign) effects, results, advantages & disadvantages are given here. Dhanu Rashi’s Ashtama Shani is considered when Shani enters into 8th house i.e. Karkataka (Cancer) for Sagittarius moon sign or Sagittarius Ascendant (Dhanu Lagna). 2nd and 3rd House for Sagittarius are owned by Shani. The 2nd house holds the portfolios of wealth, domestic affairs […]

Ashtama Shani for Vrischika Rashi (Scorpio Sign)

Ashtama Shani for Vrischika Rashi (Scorpio Sign) effects, results, advantages & disadvantages are given here. Vrischika Rashi’s Ashtama Shani is considered when Shani enters into 8th house i.e. Mithuna (Gemini) for Scorpio moon sign or Scorpio Ascendant (Vrischika Lagna). For Scorpio natives, Shani is highly beneficial and would shows positive effect. Scorpio is a house of Mars, who is […]

Ashtama Shani for Kanya Rashi (Virgo Sign)

Ashtama Shani for Kanya Rashi (Virgo Sign) effects, results, advantages & disadvantages are given here. Kanya Rashi’s Ashtama Shani is considered when Shani enters into 8th house i.e. Mesha (Aries) for Virgo moon sign or Virgo Ascendant (Kanya Lagna). For Kanya Rashi, Saturn owns 5th and the 6th house. The 5th house is considered highly auspicious whereas the […]