Upset Hindus urge luxury British brand withdraw £850 Lord Hanuman perfume & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging iconic British brand “Boadicea the Victorious”, selling luxury unisex fragrances, to apologize and immediately withdraw perfume named after Hindu deity Hanuman; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu deities or concepts or symbols or icons […]

Ashada Masam begins, 30 June 2022

On 30 June 2022 Ashada Masam begins in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. According to North Indian Hindi calendars, Ashada Month begins on June 30 and will end on July 28. Ashada Masam is considered inauspicious and be omitted for auspicious events like marriage, gruhapravesham, shankhusthapana, bhumipuja, upanayanam, engagement ceremony (Nischithartham), etc.. It is […]

3 Maryland School Systems to close on Diwali in 2022: Hindus call for Diwali holiday in the rest 21

Welcoming three Maryland public school systems reportedly closing schools for students on Diwali this year, Hindus are urging all public school systems and private-charter-independent-parochial schools in the state to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Diwali falls on October 24 this year; and 2022-2023 calendars of county public school systems of Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery […]

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in all 18 school districts of California’s Alameda County

Hindus are urging closure of all—public, charter, private, parochial— schools in Alameda County (California) on their most popular festival Diwali. Alameda County is home to 18 Unified School Districts of public schools: Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Dublin, Emery, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore Valley Joint, Mountain House, New Haven, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, San […]

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in Connecticut’s Rocky Hill Public Schools

Hindus are urging closure of all Rocky Hill Public Schools (Connecticut) on their most popular festival Diwali, raising it as an issue of fair treatment. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Rocky Hill Public Schools (RHPS) as they had […]

International Yoga Day – 21 June 2022

21 June 2022 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 […]

Shivrajyabhishek 2022, Shivraj Shaka 349 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 2022, Shivrajyabhishek Divas date is June 12. It also marks the beginning of Shivraj Shaka 349 year. The Shivrajyabhishek Samiti celebrates Shivrajyabhishek 2022 on 31st May as per Gregorian calendar. Shivrajyabhishek […]

Upset Hindus urge Phnom Penh brewery to withdraw Lord Hanuman beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Phnom Penh (Cambodia) based Hanuman Beverages to apologize and withdraw beer named after Hindu deity Hanuman and carrying his image, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu deities or concepts or symbols or icons for […]

Hindus advocate for Diwali holiday in Santa Clara County schools in California

Hindus advocate for Diwali holiday in Santa Clara County schools in California..Hindus are urging closure of all—public, charter, private, parochial— schools in Santa Clara County (California) on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in schools […]

Hindus appeal for Diwali holiday in Raleigh schools in North Carolina

Hindus are urging closure of all—public, charter, private, parochial, state-operated— schools in Raleigh (North Carolina) on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Raleigh schools as they had to be at school on their most […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Trenton schools in New Jersey

Hindus are urging New Jersey’s Trenton Public Schools and all charter and private schools in Trenton to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Trenton schools as they had to be at school […]

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in Stockton area schools of California

Hindus are urging California’s Stockton-Lincoln-Lodi-Manteca Unified School Districts and all private and charter schools of the area to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Stockton area schools as they had to be […]

Hindu temple breaking ground in Pennsylvania

A Hindu temple and community center named “Shanti Mandir” is breaking ground in the Danville area of Pennsylvania on May 15, which is reportedly a million-dollar project. Groundbreaking Ceremony (Bhoomi-Pujan), to honor goddess Bhoomi (Earth), will include Ganesh Puja, Punya Ahvachan (purification process), Navgraha Puja and Maha Aarti. According to reports; the 30-acre site which […]

Upset Hindus urge Chattanooga firm withdraw Lord Ganesha yoga mat stickers & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Chattanooga (Tennessee) area based “My Mat My Mantra” company for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat stickers carrying image of Hindu deity 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 […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Madison County schools in Mississippi

Hindus want schools in Madison County (Mississippi) to stay closed on Diwali; the most popular of their festivals. It includes schools in Madison County School District (MCSD) and Canton Public School District (CPSD), affecting over 16, 500 students. They are urging MCSD Board President Bill Grissett and Superintendent Charlotte Seals; and CPSD Board Chairman Johnny […]

Hindus concerned at damage to Hindu Temple of Eastern Washington

Hindu Temple of Eastern Washington

Hindu community is reportedly concerned regarding reported damage to Hindu Temple of Eastern Washington (West Richland, Washington). Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was saddening for the Hindu community to hear about such incident happening to Hindu house of worship; thus reportedly causing heartbreak to the hard-working, […]

Hindus worldwide shocked at ten break-ins in Hindu temples in Greater Toronto Area

Hindus globally are highly concerned regarding reports of ten break-ins in the last three months in Hindu temples in Mississauga, Brampton, Hamilton in the Greater Toronto Area of Canada. Reports suggest that the break-ins resulted in thousands of dollars of cash stolen from donation boxes, property damage, removal of jewelry adorning deity idols, ransacking of […]