San Diego Museum showcasing Hindu gods for 19 months

The San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) in California is showcasing images of various Hindu deities in an exhibition “Arts of South and Southeast Asia”, which will run through January 31, 2019. Exhibits include 6th century sandstone and 1300-1400 granite sculptures of Lord Shiva, 1100-1200 stone sculpture of Lord Vishnu, 11th century sandstone sculpture of […]

Sony urged to portray Hindu gods with respect in video-game “Uncharted: The Lost Legacy”

Concerned about trivialization; Hindus are urging Sony Corporation and its subsidiaries to depict Hindu deities, temples, traditions and concepts with respect and accuracy in video-game “Uncharted: The Lost Legacy”; when it is released on August 22. This action-adventure video game is developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment, both Sony subsidiaries, for […]

Ashada Masam begins, 24 June 2017

On 24 June 2017 Ashada Masam begins in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. According to North Indian Hindi calendars, Ashada Month begins on June 10 and will end on July 9. Ashada Masam is considered inauspicious and be omitted for auspicious events like marriage, gruhapravesham, shankhusthapana, bhumipuja, upanayanam, engagement ceremony (Nischithartham), etc.. It is okay to […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Texas schools

Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Texas to close on Diwali, most popular of their festival, which falls on October 19 this year. Many public school districts in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania have already reportedly declared day-off for students on October 19. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in […]

Los Angeles firm removes Ganesha socks within few hours of Hindu protest

Chatsworth (Los Angeles, California) headquartered online retailer “Hipster’s Wonderland” removed socks from website carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha within few 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 Hipster’s Wonderland for understanding the concerns of Hindu […]

Hindus find Ireland’s “Religious Education” certification program flawed

Hindus have alleged that Ireland’s Junior Certificate in “Religious Education” program is flawed as minority religions are not getting fair and even treatment. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that in addition to much broader coverage to the majority religion as compared to minority religions, the syllabus of this […]

Yoga benefits diabetes patients, Chinese researchers conclude

Researchers at China’s Binzhou Medical University, Xuzhou Central Hospital and Donghua University have concluded that yoga benefits adult patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), said to be one of most frequently encountered metabolic syndromes worldwide. An abstract of the article “Effects of Yoga in Adult Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Meta-Analysis” published […]

Upset Hindus urge Los Angeles online retailer to withdraw Lord Ganesha socks

Upset Hindus are urging Chatsworth (Los Angeles, California) headquartered online retailer “Hipster’s Wonderland” for immediate withdrawal of socks carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesha was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped […]

Hindus commend opening of “Prayer & Meditation Room” at Texas A&M University

Hindus have welcomed public research institution Texas A&M University (TAMU) in College Station (Texas) for opening a designated Prayer and Meditation Room in its Sterling C. Evans Library; said to be an all-inclusive worship area. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today; called this dedication of a quiet calming space for […]

Hindus seek overhaul of Saskatchewan education system, treating all beliefs equally

Hindus are stressing reexamining and rebuilding the education system in Saskatchewan (Canada) so all the belief systems and non-believers get fair and even treatment. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that in the increasingly diverse and multicultural province of Saskatchewan, publicly funded schools, non-religious or religious, should provide equal […]