International Yoga Day – 21 June 2023

21 June 2023 is International Yoga Day. Recognizing its universal appeal, on 11 December 2014, the United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga by resolution 69/131. According to US National Institutes of Health, yoga may help one to feel more relaxed, be more flexible, improve posture, breathe deeply, and get rid […]

Hindu mantras to start the day of Utah’s Spanish Fork City Council

Hindu invocation will open the Spanish Fork City Council in Utah on June six, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is considered a sacred language in Hinduism […]

Shivrajyabhishek 2023, Shivraj Shaka 350 begins – Coronation day of Shivaji Maharaj

Shivaji Maharaj

Shivrajyabhishek is the coronation day of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. It is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi in Jyeshta Month as per Marathi calendar. In 2023, Shivrajyabhishek Divas date is June 2. It also marks the beginning of Shivraj Shaka 350 year. The Shivrajyabhishek Samiti celebrates Shivrajyabhishek 2023 on 31st May as per Gregorian calendar. Shivrajyabhishek […]

Hindus urge Boston Ballet to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are urging the Boston Ballet to withdraw The Kingdom of the Shades taken from “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled in its 60th season in Spring 2024; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Boston Ballet, whose Mission includes “to […]

Hindu mantras to start the day of Delaware Senate

Hindu invocation is scheduled to be read in Delaware State Senate on May nine, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is considered a sacred language in Hinduism […]

Hindus ask for Diwali holiday in Leander ISD schools in Texas

Hindus are seeking closure of all Leander Independent School District (LISD) schools in Austin, Cedar Park and Leander in Texas on their most popular festival Diwali in the years to come. A petition for Diwali holiday in LISD, reportedly started by Vik Shahi representing students a few months ago on Change.org, has garnered 1707 signatures. […]

Hindu mantras read at Elko County Board of Commissioners 1st time since its creation in 1869

Elko County Board of Commissioners had Hindu invocation in its April five meeting, said to be the first Hindu prayer since its creation in 1869, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Board. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English […]

Elko County Board of Commissioners to have Hindu invocation

Elko County Board of Commissioners will have Hindu invocation in its April five meeting, said to be the first Hindu prayer since its creation in 1869, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Board. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read […]

Upset Hindus urge Pennsylvania meadery to withdraw goddess Kali alcoholic drink & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Erie (Pennsylvania) based Ironstone Meadery to apologize and withdraw alcoholic drink mead named after Hindu deity Kali and carrying her image, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu deities or concepts or symbols or icons for […]

Harare Hindus plan wide-ranging activities during 2023

Hindu Society Harare (HSH) in Zimbabwe seems to have lined-up extensive religious and social activities, projects, celebrations during 2023. These include three daily aartis; twice-weekly yoga classes; weekly havans, Gayatri Pariwar prayer session, Mahila Mandal, Satya Sai Bhajans, Krishnanand Saraswati Prathana, Pushpanjli Bhajans, Art of Living, Swaminarayan Satsang Sabha, Hindu Bhajan Mandal, Shishu Yuvak Mandal, […]

Hindus urge New York firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha $940 cufflinks & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging “Fils Unique”, which “handcrafts” cufflinks in New York City, to immediately withdraw Hindu deity Ganesha shaped cufflinks, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesha was greatly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples or home […]

Srivatsam Senior Citizens Homes, Kalyanapuram, Veppathur

Srivatsam Senior Citizens Homes is situated at Kalyanapuram, Veppathur which is also close to the ancient and famous Tiruvidaimaruthur Sri Mahalingeswarar Shiva Temple, and this place is situated just a few kilometres far away from the famous Temple Town Kumbakonam! At this place, we can find the happy and satisfied faces of Senior Citizens who […]

Upset Hindus urge Ventura firm withdraw Lord Ganesha yoga towel & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Ventura (California) based clothing company “Zen Fuego” for immediate withdrawal of yoga towel carrying image 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 greatly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in […]

Gods are ‘Watching’ Us

As per our Veda Shastras, it was mentioned that, our each and every act is being meticulously watched by the demigods and goddesses. These minor deities act as a mediator between us and the major deities. We can cite Lord Vayu Bhagavan as the best example for that. Lord Vayu is present all over the […]

Upset Hindus urge British Columbia firm to withdraw Ganesh-Lakshmi leggings & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Salt Spring Island (British Columbia, Canada) based firm Hannah Stone Apparel for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of Hindu deities Ganesh and Lakshmi; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesh and goddess Lakshmi were highly revered in Hinduism […]

England sporting goods firm removed Lord Ganesh polo-suit after Hindu protest

Whitstable (Kent, England) based online sporting goods store, Water Polo Shop, withdrew the water polo swimsuit carrying the image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; after Hindus protested calling these “highly inappropriate”. Pauline of Water Polo Shop, in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: We have removed the sale […]

Kousthubham, Senior Citizens Homes of Srivatsam near Kumbakonam

After seeing the happiness and cheerfulness on the faces of the Srivatsam Residents, the popular flat constructors, SR Realtors has launched a new project near Govindapuram, and it situated a few kilometres far away from the temple town Kumbakonam! Since the directors of Srivatsam Senior Citizens Homes, Sri Sitaraman and Sri Samiraj are very much […]

Retirement Homes provide Spiritual Health with Entertainment

Yes. Retirement Homes are really entertainment providing homes, since it provides lot of entertainment and spiritual activities to its residents. After seeing the happiness and cheerfulness on the faces of the Srivatsam Residents, the popular flat constructors, SR Realtors has launched a new project KOUSTHUBHAM – PHASE 2 OF SRIVATSAM SENIOR CITIZENS HOMES, near Govindapuram, […]

Upset Hindus urge England sporting goods firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh polo-suit & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Whitstable (Kent, England) based online sporting goods store, Water Polo Shop, for immediate withdrawal of water polo swimsuit carrying the image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Ganesh was greatly revered in Hinduism […]

Hindu population more than doubled in Canada since 2001

Hindu population has reportedly more than doubled in Canada during 2001-2021, and Hinduism is now third largest religion of the country after Christianity and Islam. According to Statistics Canada, as reported in the 2021 Census, Hindus rose from 1.0% to 2.3% (close to 830,000 people) of total Canadian population from 2001 to 2021. Hindus now […]