Upset Hindus urge Oregon brewery to rename Shavasana beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Newport (Oregon) based Rogue Ales & Spirits brewery to apologize and rename its “Shavasana” (Imperial, Granola Blonde Ale) beer; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu concepts or symbols or icons or scriptures or deities for commercial […]

Upset Hindus urge England brewery to withdraw Veda beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Woodford (Northamptonshire, England) based Three Hills Brewing to apologize and withdraw its “Veda” (single hop India Pale Ale) beer; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu scriptures or deities or concepts or symbols or icons for […]

Upset Hindus seek apology from supermodel Ambrosio for trivializing sacred icon to sell bikinis

Upset Hindus are urging supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio to publicly apologize and re-name her recently launched bikini collection Yantra; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that ancient Yantra, visual equivalent of mantra, which represented the Goddess and the cosmos, was a serious and sacred symbol/concept […]

Upset Hindus urge Manchester apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha yoga mat & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Manchester (United Kingdom) based online festival clothing firm “Fantasy EDM Gear” for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat carrying image of Hindu deity Ganesha; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Ganesha was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant […]

Upset Hindus urge Baltimore jewelry firm to withdraw Lord “Ganesh Toe Ring” & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Baltimore (Maryland) based online company, The Irish Gem Jewelry, to immediately withdraw “Ganesh Toe Ring”; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and […]

Hindus welcome Washington National Cathedral for hosting yoga

Hindus have welcomed National Cathedral of The Episcopal Church in Washington DC for offering yoga classes. Highly popular “Yoga Night” and “Yoga Morning” sessions were held on February 12 and 13 respectively as a part of its “Seeing Deeper Week” annual project, for which the nave of the Cathedral was emptied of chairs. Welcoming the […]

Many Alabama city governments offer yoga, but it continues to be “prohibited” in public schools

Many Alabama cities, usually through their parks-recreation departments, reportedly offer/host/conduct or have offered/hosted/conducted in the past various kinds of yoga classes; but Alabama State Department of Education continues to prohibit it in state’s public schools. Cities of Montgomery, Huntsville, Mobile, Hoover, Dothan, Auburn, Florence, Pelham, Fort Payne, Pell City, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Heflin either […]

Upset Hindus urge Melbourne firm to withdraw Hindu gods playing cards deck & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Melbourne area (Australia) based online marketplace MyDeal.com.au for immediate withdrawal of playing cards deck carrying images of various Hindu deities; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that these Hindu deities were highly revered in Hinduism and were meant to be […]

A Cleveland public school launches “Meditation Center”

Willson School, a PreK-8 public school of Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) in Ohio, has a full-fledged “Meditation Center”. According to reports, students can self-refer or teachers can refer students to the Willson Meditation Center (WMC) for short periods of meditation or yoga time. Activities at this Center include meditation, pranayama, yoga, etc. After participating […]

Upset Hindus urge Yokohama clothing firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha socks & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Yokohama (Japan) based clothing company Ametsuchi for immediate withdrawal of socks carrying 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 Ganesha was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples […]

Despite Hindu protest, College of New Jersey refuses to withdraw its newspaper labelling Hinduism as “unforgiving”

Despite Hindu protest, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in Ewing is refusing to withdraw printed copies of its student newspaper “The Signal” from various locations, which states “Hinduism is an unforgiving religion”. “…we decline your requests to retrieve printed copies of The Signal or to remove the article”, “The Signal” Editor-in-Chief Emmy Liederman wrote […]

Upset Hindus urge California apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Santa Ana (California, USA) based athletic clothing brand INKnBURN for immediate withdrawal of shorts 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 highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped […]

Hindus cautiously welcome British Museum for showcasing Tantra in upcoming exhibition

Welcoming reported attempts of British Museum (BM) in London to remove misrepresentations regarding Tantra in the West through an upcoming Tantra exhibition, Hindus have hoped that displays be in consonance with sacred texts. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that although Hindus were appreciative of BM for its […]

Hindus push for yoga as detention alternative in all Ohio schools, like Toledo & Lancaster

Hindus push for yoga as detention alternative in all Ohio schools, like Toledo & Lancaster… Commending two Ohio public schools, Scott High (Toledo) and Lancaster High; for reportedly offering yoga as detention alternative; Hindus are urging all Ohio schools to introduce yoga as alternative to detention. Calling it a step in the positive direction, distinguished […]

Hindu temples in North America opting for taller statues of gods

Hindus have welcomed the trend of installing towering statues of Hindu deities in Hindu temples in North America. With ten Delaware Department of Transportation trucks in the lead, six New Castle County patrol cars, three majestic mounted horse patrol unit; 25 feet tall Lord Hanuman statue was recently greeted at the Delaware state line; according […]

Hindus seek dedicated area for scattering cremated remains in Oslo

Hindus are urging Oslo City Council (OCC) in Norway to work on creating dedicated area in/around Oslo for the dispersal of the cremated remains over sea, river, lake or other body of water. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that areas in and around Oslo now had substantial […]