Purnima, 16 September 2016 (Bhadrapada Purnima)

16 September 2016 is Purnima (Bhadrapada Purnima), the Full Moon day in Bhadrapada Month. It marks the end of Bhadrapada Month in North Indian Hindi calendars and the next day of it signifies the beginning of Ashwin Month. Purnima Time, 16 September 2016 Purnima begins at 3.15 AM on 16th September and ends at 00.34 AM 17th September, […]

Som Pradosha Vrata, 30 December 2013

Shiva

Today, October 30, 2013 is Som Pradosha Puja, Pradosham Shiva Pooja. As it falls on Monday (Somavara), it is also referred to as Som Pradosha Vrata. It falls on Trayodashi in Krishna Paksha in Paush Month in Hindu calendars followed in North Indian states and in Margashirsha Month as per Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Goa and […]

Rajan Zed listed as ‘Global Person of the Year’

Rajan Zed

“Face2News”, a tri-lingual (English, Hindi and Punjabi) Internet newspaper from Chandigarh (India), has selected distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed as “Global Person of the Year” for 2013. “Face2News”, which aims at “stimulating the public discourse in right direction”, says that its team headed by Chief Editor Dharam Loona and Editor Roshan Lal Goyal and constituted […]

Amazon.com’s Lord Ganesha pants, Upset Hindus urge Amazon to withdraw

Upset Hindus have urged world’s largest online retailer Amazon.com headquartered in Seattle (USA) for the immediate withdrawal of pants carrying image of Lord Ganesha and sold on its website, calling it inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Ganesha was highly revered in Hinduism and was […]

Approval of Hindu-Sikh seat by Afghan Parliament Upper House, Hindus welcomed

Hindus have welcomed the reported approval by Afghanistan National Assembly House of Elders (Meshrano Jirga) of reserving one seat for Hindus and Sikhs in the House of People (Wolesi Jirga) in 2015 elections. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, called thus efforts at giving representation to country’s Hindus and […]

Hindu statesman Zed welcomed at Xmas celebrations in Nevada

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed was invited and welcomed by Living Stones Church in Reno and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Sparks over their Christmas celebrations. At Living Stones Church, Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, was welcomed by Harvey Turner, Founding […]

Hindus urge California fashion company to recall Lord Ganesha pants

Upset Hindus have urged for the immediate withdrawal of pants carrying image of Lord Ganesha sold by a Southern California (USA) based firm Teeki, calling it inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Ganesha was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in […]

Zed talked to highschoolers on Hinduism

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed talked about Hinduism and its contributions to the world to Rainshadow Community Charter High School students in Reno (Nevada, USA) on December 18. Kristin Quintana, leadership teacher, facilitated this talk, which was part of school’s Multicultural Day, aimed at helping “to breakdown stereotypes and encourage communication between people of different cultures”. […]

Kakatiya Utsavalu 2013 at Ramappa, Thousand Pillars Temple in Warangal

Kakatiya Utsavalu 2013

Kakatiya Utsavalu (Kakatiya Festival) marks the beginning of Warangal Ramappa Temple’s 800th Anniversary celebrations. In 2013, Kakatiya Utsavalu are held for three days – December 20, 21 and 22. The year 2012 marked the completion of construction of Ramappa Temple of Palampet which makes the Kakatiya architecture different and unique from all the temple architecture systems of […]

Sankashti Chaturthi, 21 December 2013 (Today)

Ganapati Bappa

December 21, Today, is Sankashti Chaturthi (Sankat Chaturthi, Sankashta Hara Vinayaka Chaturthi). This Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Poush month in North Indian Hindi calendars. In Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada and Telugu panchangams, Sankat Chavithi of December 2013 falls in Margashirsha month. Moon rise or Chandrodayam time on Sankashti December 2013 is 9.10 PM in Indian Standard […]