Hindus welcome 3-fold increase in meditation use for complementary health in US

The use of meditation as a complementary health approach increased more than threefold from 4.1% in 2012 to 14.2% in 2017 in US, according to a report published on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website on November eight quoting National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). This Survey points that in recent years, the practice […]

Hindus worldwide shocked at sacred idols theft from Hindu temple in London suburb

Hindus worldwide are highly concerned regarding reports of burglary at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Willesden in Greater London, resulting in the theft of three sacred Hari Krishna idols on November nine, hours after Hindu New Year celebrations. According to Temple President Kurjibhai Kerai, these idols were with the temple since opening in 1975 and “hold a […]

Campbell’s admits beef in Diwali recipes inappropriate & removes it after Hindu protest

Global food company Campbell’s has removed “Diwali Inspired Recipes”, which listed a beef recipe, from its website after Hindus protested calling it highly insensitive. In an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded this protest, Director of Diversity and Inclusion of Campbell Soup Company Elizabeth Campbell, wrote on November two: we recognize that […]

Hindus seek apology from Campbell’s for hurt feelings by linking Diwali with beef

Hindus are seeking apology from global food company Campbell’s for listing a beef recipe under “Diwali Inspired Recipes” stating “Celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, this autumn with Campbell’s Kitchen’s collection of inspired recipes” on their website. “Stir-fried beef” is part of “Spicy Beef & Broccoli Pinwheels” which is listed among “most popular” five […]

Multi-faith service held in Nevada to express solidarity with Pittsburgh & Jewish community

A multi-faith service to express “Solidarity With Pittsburgh and the Jewish Community” was held at Temple Emanu-El, Nevada’s oldest Jewish congregation, in Reno, on October 30 evening. Few hundred religious-community-civic leaders and others from northern Nevada attended the service. It included various prayers, remarks, candle-lighting, etc. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who is President of […]

Hindus urge Trinidad & Tobago to restore visa of Hinduism students

Hindus have urged Trinidad and Tobago to immediately restore the visa of three Jamaican students who were reportedly denied student permits to study Hinduism in Couva. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, urged President Paula-Mae Weekes, Prime Minister Keith Christopher Rowley, Education Minister Anthony Garcia and National Security Minister […]

Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at Columbia University

Hindus are urging for a permanent and dedicated Prayer Room at Columbia University, a world-class educational institution in Upper Manhattan (New York) founded in 1754. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Columbia should respond to the requirements of Hindu students to provide designated prayer-meditation hall for rituals, quiet […]

Shocked Hindus strongly condemn Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

Hindus have strongly condemned Saturday morning’s massacre at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Congregation, a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and expressed sympathy to victims Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said: We are deeply saddened by this horrific tragedy. Our hearts go out to the victims and their loved ones and […]

Upset Hindus urge England brewery to withdraw Lord Ganesh beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Keighley (West Yorkshire, England) based Wishbone Brewery to apologize and withdraw its Ganesh beer; calling it highly inappropriate. “Ganesh” (a well-known Hindu deity) is described on the Brewery website as “a Lime & Grape infused Wit-style beer with Coriander & hints of Camomile, hopped with Nelson Sauvin & Motueka, Unfined and […]

Sydney Anglican Church banned Yoga, Hindus disheartened

Hindus are disappointed over recently held Synod of Sydney Anglican Diocese (SAD) reportedly banning yoga classes on the church property. This reported ban means no yoga on over 400 Anglican churches/congregations and 41 schools/colleges across Sydney Metropolitan, Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands, South Coast and Illawarra areas. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in […]

Hindus worldwide appalled at vandalizing of Hindu temple in Sydney suburb

Hindus worldwide are highly concerned regarding reports of vandalizing of Hindu temple in Regents Park, a suburb in western Sydney in New South Wales (NSW) of Australia, during the auspicious festive season of Navaratri. Reports suggest that this vandalism at Bhartiye Mandir resulted in destruction of sacred statues and images of deities, fire damage to […]

Hindu temple with capacity of 7,800 people opens in Massachusetts

A magnificent two-story Hindu temple reportedly covering 40,000 square feet on a 28-acres plot, which claims to accommodate 7,800 devotees, is opening in Groton (Massachusetts) with 12-days of ceremonies ending on October 20. New England Shirdi Sai Temple is designed in traditional style following Vastu Shastra and whose main worship hall can hold 500 congregants, […]

First Hindu temple in Dakotas to open October 14

A Hindu temple is opening on October 14 in the Tea suburb of South Dakota’s largest city Sioux Falls, which is claimed to be the “first Hindu temple in the Dakotas”. North Dakota and South Dakota, states in the Great Plains region of USA, are spread out in about 147,814 square miles area. There is […]

Hindupad FB Page got hacked, deleted by Hackers :(

Hindupad’s Facebook Page got hacked, redirected and deleted by the hackers. Please do not pay attention or respond to any personal messages you get from Hindupad’s FB Page from now till the issue gets resolved. On 9th September 2018, evening, a person called ‘Alyssa kozer’ from the Facebook page called ‘Odysseus ARMS’ has invited to […]

Bhagavad Gita can cure Diabetes | Divine Verses from Gita defeats Sugar disease

Bhagavad Gita can cure Diabetes. Yes, it is possible.. A team of researchers including doctors from Hyderabad’s Osmania General Hospital (OGH) has found a ‘spiritual’ way to heal diabetes, and the source? The Gita. Researchers say that the communication between Arjuna and Lord Krishna as enunciated in Bhagavad Gita could be utilised to cope with […]

Hindus urge Alabama to end “prohibition” of yoga in public schools

Hindus are urging Alabama to end “prohibition” of yoga in the public schools of the State. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that this “prohibition” was clearly doing a disservice to Alabama’s students and denying them the valuable opportunities to avail the multiple benefits yoga provided. Alabama State Department […]