Chelmsford in England to have Hindu temple soon

A non-profit Chelmsford Hindu Society has been formed to establish a Hindu temple in Chelmsford (East of England). This proposed temple will organize various rituals, puja and cultural programs; besides being a meeting place for the Hindu community. Starting with a temporary location, the Society plans have its own permanent place for the temple in […]

Hindus exhort all Ohio schools to start the day with yoga like Newark elementary

Hindus have commended Ben Franklin Elementary School (BFES) of Newark City Schools (NCS) in Ohio for reportedly launching the school day with yoga, calling it a step in the positive direction. Pupils at BFES reportedly undertake yoga every morning, which it is claimed, prepared them for their time in school, changed their attitude and readied […]

University of Maryland study reveals yoga may help in back pain

“A new study by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) has concluded that yoga may be helpful for low back pain”, according to a University of Maryland release. “We found that the practice of yoga was linked to pain relief and improvement in function,” said the study’s lead author Dr. L. […]

Hindus rated “fairly warmly” in USA, survey reveals

Most religious groups in USA rate Hindus fairly warmly, according to “polling and analysis” posted by Washington DC headquartered Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank, on February 15. Asked to rate a variety of groups on a “feeling thermometer” ranging from 0 to 100, Americans’ feelings toward Hindus have shifted from relatively neutral place […]

Bank of England refused to withdraw beef-laced banknotes

Hindus worldwide are upset over Bank of England’s blunt refusal to withdraw £5 polymer banknotes which reportedly contained traces of tallow, despite the serious concerns raised by the Hindu community. Bank of England (BOE) detailed statement, issued on February 15, said: Bank has concluded that it will not withdraw the current £5 polymer banknotes from […]

Missouri Catholic hospital offers free yoga to prevent osteoporosis

Missouri Catholic hospital offers free yoga to prevent osteoporosis.. Mercy Hospital Washington (Missouri) is offering free yoga for people over 60 “aimed at preventing osteoporosis and other health issues that affect many seniors”. Announcement says that anyone aged sixty or more, “who is interested in increasing their strength and flexibility”, can enroll in this free […]

Hindus urge soon opening Louvre Abu Dhabi to procure more Hindu artifacts

Hindus are urging prestigious about $650 million museum Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD), which is officially set to open in the near future, to enrich its collection of Hindu artifacts. Welcoming the reported presence of 10th century Dancing Shiva statue in its permanent collection and a video posted on its website titled “The Cosmic Dance” showing […]

Upset Hindus urge Czech brewery to not use Lord Ganesha image on beer bottles

Upset Hindus are urging Náchod (Czech Republic) based award-winning Primator brewery to not use Hindu deity Lord Ganesha’s image on its IPA beer bottles, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols for commercial or other agenda […]

University of California showcasing Hindu gods in jewelry exhibit

The Fowler Museum at University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) will reportedly display sculptures and paintings of Hindu gods and goddesses to “demonstrate the profusion and variety of jewelry worn” by them in its upcoming “Enduring Splendor” jewelry exhibition from February 19 to June 18. These sculptures and paintings, borrowed from well-known Los Angeles County Museum […]