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 […]

Hindu temple opens in California’s Santa Clarita

Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Temple Santa Clarita (SSVTSC), where the main deity is Lord Ganesh, had its grand-opening on February nine evening in Valencia neighborhood of Santa Clarita (California). Mission of Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Temple of SSVTSC, a non-profit organization, is “to serve Santa Clarita community by offering a place to worship, practice spirituality, celebrate festivals […]

Fee for yoga space at airports?

Hindus are critical of the new trend where travelers have to pay a fee to access yoga space or session, which is part of the privately owned airport gyms or living-rooms. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that these airport gyms and living-rooms were fine; but all the world […]

Regional Medical Center in New York launching “Healing Yoga” for cancer patients

Nationally recognized hospital Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown (New York) is launching 10-week “Healing Yoga” class from February 17 for “cancer and chronic disease patients” to improve their “quality of life”. It utilizes the practices of yoga therapy as a complement to traditional medicine. Its claimed physical benefits include: increases resistance to illness & […]

South Africa hospital labeled Hinduism as witchcraft

Hindus worldwide are dismayed by the reports of a KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health hospital in Pietermaritzburg linking Hinduism with witchcraft. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was shocking to learn from the reports that a manager in Northdale Hospital in Pietermaritzburg was forced to remove the […]

‘Bhagavatam Sand Sculpture Series’ by Tarani Prasad Mishra

Srimad Bhagavatham sand sculpture

Tarani Prasad Mishra, a famous sand sculptor from Andhra Pradesh, has begun his ‘Bhagavatam Sand Sculpture Series’ on 7 February 2017, on the occasion of Bhishma Ekadashi at Srimukhalingam in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh. In the words of Tarani Prasad Mishra, “My aspiration of presenting a series of sand sculptures of Bhagavatam on this occasion […]