Hindus criticize permit requirement for yoga in Vancouver parks

Hindus are critical of City of Vancouver’s permit and insurance requirement for yoga classes in City’s parks, “whether you charge a fee or not”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, wondered that while many cities in USA were offering free yoga classes in their parks; Vancouver (Canada), which claims to […]

Nevada Assembly starts day with Hindu mantras

Nevada State Assembly in Carson City started its day with a set of Hindu mantras on May 24, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Assembly. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English translation of the prayer. Sanskrit is considered […]

California firm removes Hindu Gods’ leggings within 12 hours of Hindu protest

Carlsbad (California) based online retailer Scarlet’s Lounge has removed all leggings carrying images of Hindu deities Vishnu-Shiva-Brahma-Ganesha-Krishna-Kali within 12 hours after upset Hindus complained calling these “highly inappropriate”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, in a statement in Nevada today, thanked Scarlet’s Lounge for understanding the concerns of Hindu community, which found […]

Hindus urge California online retailer to withdraw Hindu Gods’ leggings

Upset Hindus are urging Carlsbad (California) based online retailer Scarlet’s Lounge for immediate withdrawal of various leggings carrying images of Hindu deities Vishnu-Shiva-Brahma-Ganesha-Krishna-Kali; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva, Lord Brahma, Lord Ganesha, Lord Krishna and Goddess Kali were highly […]

“Hindu Center” sought at New York University

Hindus are urging for a designated “Hindu Center” at New York University (NYU), an influential research university founded in 1831 and headquartered in Manhattan. NYU already has a “Catholic Center”, “Islamic Center” and “Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life”; which hold various worship/prayer services, community/social activities, festivals/events, religious education programs, etc. “Catholic Center”, which organizes […]

New Jersey firm apologizes & removes Shiva-Ganesha leggings after Hindus protest

Ventnor City (New Jersey) headquartered online retailer Zayze Activewear has removed all leggings carrying images of Hindu deities Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha and apologized, after upset Hindus complained calling these “highly inappropriate”. Zayze Activewear CEO Shayna Gross, in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: “It is with […]

Hindus urge all Utah schools to offer yoga like some Salt Lake City schools

Hindus have commended Salt Lake City School District (SLCSD) in Utah for offering yoga in its various schools, calling it a step in the positive direction. Course Catalog (2017-2018) of its East High School (EHS) offers Yoga I (9-12), whose description includes: “In this course students will unite the mind and body with the spirit, […]

Meditation Room at East Tennessee State University, Hindus welcome idea

Hindus have welcomed the reports of including a Meditation Room in the $40.5 million expansion and renovation plan of Culp Center at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) campus in Johnson City (Tennessee), whose completion is projected in December 2019. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that a Meditation Room […]

Roman Catholic university offers 1st Master’s in Yoga Studies in America

Top-ranked Roman Catholic “Loyola Marymount University” (LMU), rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount tradition and “institutionally committed to Roman Catholicism”, claims to offer “the first Master of Arts in Yoga Studies in America”. Said to be one of its kind in the world, this Master’s program in Yoga Studies, includes studying ancient Hindu scriptures Bhagavad-Gita […]

Upset Hindus urge New Jersey online retailer to withdraw Lord Shiva & Ganesha leggings

Upset Hindus are urging Ventnor City (New Jersey) headquartered online retailer Zayze Activewear for immediate withdrawal of various leggings carrying images of Hindu deities Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha were highly revered in […]