Zimbabwe Hindus launch Idai relief efforts

Zimbabwe Hindus have reportedly launched relief efforts for the victims of cyclone Idai in southeastern Africa. The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH) has reportedly initiated a “Tropical Cyclone Idai Disaster Relief Fund” and purchased blankets and drinking water for the cyclone affected people. HSH is urging the community to donate clothes, diapers, toiletries, blankets, non-perishable food, […]

Both North Dakota Senate & House to start the day with Hindu mantras in April

Both North Dakota Senate and House of Representatives in capital Bismarck will open their April one and April two sessions respectively with Hindu prayers, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Hindu invocation will also start the Burleigh County Commission meeting of April one in Bismarck. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocations […]

Teachable Moment for Australia: Hindus welcome return of Perth girl to school with nose stud

Teenager Sanya Singhal, who was expelled from Aranmore Catholic College (ACC) in Leederville (Perth, Australia), for wearing nose stud; has reportedly returned to school after about six weeks complete with her nose stud; and Hindus are calling it a “Teachable Moment” for Australia. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, […]

Hindu prayer opens Syracuse City Council in Utah 1st time in 84 years

Syracuse City Council in Utah opened its March 12 meeting with Hindu prayers in Sanskrit for the first time since its establishment in 1935, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the prayer. […]

Utah’s Vineyard City Council started day with Hindu mantras 1st time

Vineyard City Council in Utah opened its March 13 meeting with Hindu prayers in Sanskrit for the first time since its incorporation in 1989, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the prayer. Sanskrit […]

Shocked Hindus strongly condemn Christchurch mosques massacre

Hindus have strongly condemned massacre during Friday prayers at two Christchurch (New Zealand) area mosques; and expressed sympathy to victims. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said: We are deeply saddened by this horrific tragedy. Our hearts go out to the victims and their loved ones and the entire […]

Utah House of Representatives opened March 13 session with Hindu mantras in Sanskrit

Utah House of Representatives in capital Salt Lake City opened its March 13 session with Hindu prayers, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the prayer. Sanskrit is considered a sacred language in […]

Hindus urge Florida legislators to include Vedas in House Bill 195

Hindus are urging Florida legislators to add Vedas, Upanishads and Bhagavad-Gita to House Bill 195; thus also requiring Florida public schools to offer elective courses on these ancient scriptures. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that ancient texts of Vedas, Upanishads and Bhagavad-Gita contained a plethora of knowledge and […]

Hindu mantras to open both Utah Senate & House next week

Both Utah House of Representatives and Senate in Salt Lake City will begin their sessions on March 13 and 14 respectively with Hindu prayers, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Senate and House. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will […]

Western Australia Govt enquiring into suspension of Hindu student for nose stud

Upset Hindus have welcomed the enquiry into kicking out a Hindu teenager for wearing a tiny nose stud in a Catholic school in Leederville (Western Australia). Sue Ellery, Western Australia Government Minister for Education and Training and Leader of the Legislative Council, in a signed letter dated March six to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, […]

Washington House of Representatives kicked off March 6 session with Hindu mantras in Sanskrit

Washington State House of Representatives in capital Olympia opened its March 06 session with Hindu prayers, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the prayer. Sanskrit is considered a sacred language in Hinduism […]

Hindus urge Bank of Canada to come up with beef-free banknotes

Hindus are urging Bank of Canada (BOC) to produce beef-free banknotes in the future. Hindus worldwide are upset over Bank of Canada continuing with polymer banknotes which reportedly contained traces of tallow (rendered form of beef or mutton fat). Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged BOC to show respect […]

Maha Shivaratri Sand Sculpture 2019

Lord Shiva’s Sand Sculpture for Mahashivaratri 2019.. On the occasion of Maha Shivaratri festival 2019, Tarani Prasad Mishra, a sand sculptor and artist based in Andhra Pradesh, made Saikata Shivalingam on the occasion of Shivaratri. Shivaratri date is March 4, 2019. At the bank of Vamsadhara River near L N Peta in Srikakulam district of […]

Hindu mantras to open Washington House of Representatives on March 6, 2019

Washington State House of Representatives in Olympia will start its day on March six with Hindu prayer, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the House. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayer. Sanskrit is […]

Hindus laud the push in Twin Falls School District for offering yoga course

Commending the efforts being made in Twin Falls School District (TFSD) in Idaho to introduce yoga course for juniors and seniors, Hindus are urging for launching yoga courses in all the public schools of Idaho. TFSD Board of Trustees will reportedly consider the Course Proposal for “Yoga Life” in its March 11 meeting. Hindus have […]

Virginia brewery apologizes for Hanuman beer after Hindu protest

Salem (Virginia) based Olde Salem Brewing Company apologized after Hindu protest over its beer carrying the name of Hindu deity Lord Hanuman, calling it “highly inappropriate”. Owner Sean Turk, in a Company statement emailed today to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: “…When naming our Spanish milk stout “Hanuman” we were […]

Hindus back Senator Buttimer’s call for yoga in Ireland schools

Hindus are strongly supporting Senator Jerry Buttimer’s reported call for teaching yoga in Ireland schools and adding it to the curriculum, calling it a step in the positive direction for Ireland. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, commended Senator Buttimer, who is also Leader of Seanad Eireann, for coming […]

Upset Hindus urge Virginia brewery to withdraw Lord Hanuman beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Salem (Virginia) based Olde Salem Brewing Company to apologize and withdraw its “Hanuman” ((Spanish Milk Stout) beer; calling it highly inappropriate. 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 was not okay as […]