Upset Hindus urge Orlando firm to withdraw “Blood of Kali” tea & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Coffee Shop of Horrors located in Greater Orlando (Florida) to withdraw its “Blood of Kali” Chai Black Tea; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that goddess Kali was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples or […]

Upset Hindus plead Anheuser-Busch InBev for name change of its “Brahma” beer

Upset Hindus have urged Leuven (Belgium) headquartered Anheuser-Busch InBev, “largest brewer in the world”, to change the name of its popular “Brahma” beer, calling it highly inappropriate. Creator god Lord Brahma was highly revered in Hinduism, and was meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and not to be misused as a “toasting” […]

Diverse religious leaders call it “morally wrong” to continue with “Washington Redskins” name

Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Native American religious leaders are appealing to Washington Redskins football team owner Dan Snyder and National Football League (NFL) to change the team’s name, as many considered it as a hurtful reminder of the historical maltreatment of Native Americans. Lutheran Pastor Chad R. Adamik, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, prominent Buddhist Priest Matthew T. Fisher, well-known […]

Diverse religious leaders urge Las Vegas casino to remove statues of Hindu & Jain deities & apologize

In a remarkable interfaith gesture; Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Jain religious leaders have urged the Las Vegas casino Mandalay Bay to remove statues of various Hindu and Jain deities from its Foundation Room night club, calling it highly inappropriate. Nevada’s Greek Orthodox Christian Priest Stephen R. Karcher, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, prominent Buddhist Priest Matthew T. Fisher, well-known Jewish […]

Hindus welcome proposal of Diwali holiday in Virginia’s Fairfax County Schools

Hindus have welcomed inclusion of Diwali holiday (November four, 2021) in the Draft Calendars 2021-2022 of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) in Virginia. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged the Fairfax County School Board to unanimously approve this Diwali holiday, as included in the calendar drafts presented to them, […]

England brewery apologizes over Lord Hanuman beer after Hindu protest

Sheffield (England) based Neepsend Brew Co. has apologized after Hindus protested over its “Hanuman” Beer; calling it “highly inappropriate”. Gavin Martin, Director/Head Brewer of Neepsend Brew Co., in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: “Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we of course apologise for […]

Hindus seek apology from Australia over mistreatment of “coolies” in 1800s

Hindus are urging formal apology from Australia for reportedly severe maltreatment of Indian and Chinese “coolies” during their indentured servitude in 1800s, many of whom were Hindus. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that a multi-cultural society like Australia should have apologized much earlier on this odious issue […]

Yoga reduces depression, Harvard-Columbia researchers find

Columbia and Harvard researchers find yoga and controlled breathing reduce depressive symptoms, according to The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine which has published this study on March one. This randomized controlled dosing study “Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder with Iyengar Yoga and Coherent Breathing” claims to provide evidence that participation in an intervention composed […]

Yoga benefits diabetes patients, Chinese researchers conclude

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Researchers at China’s Binzhou Medical University, Xuzhou Central Hospital and Donghua University have concluded that yoga benefits adult patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), said to be one of most frequently encountered metabolic syndromes worldwide. An abstract of the article “Effects of Yoga in Adult Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Meta-Analysis” published […]

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

Upset Hindus are urging Sheffield (England) based Neepsend Brew Co. to apologize and withdraw its “Hanuman” beer; 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 commercial or other agenda was not okay as […]

London luxury retailer MatchesFashion apologizes & removes Hindu gods swim-shorts

Within 24-hours of Hindu protest, The Shard (London) headquartered “global luxury-shopping destination” MatchesFashion apologized and removed Swim Shorts carrying images of Hindu deities; which Hindus had called “highly inappropriate”. Paul Watson, Menswear Head of Communications of MatchesFashion, in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: “…We have removed the […]

Upset Hindus urge London luxury retailer MatchesFashion to withdraw Hindu gods swim-shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging The Shard (London) headquartered “global luxury-shopping destination” MatchesFashion for immediate withdrawal of Jimi Hendrix Swim Shorts carrying images of Hindu deities; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that many Hindu deities displayed on these shorts were highly revered in Hinduism […]

Ohio’s Centerville City Council to open with Hindu mantras on June 8, 2020

Hindu prayer will open the meeting of Centerville City Council in Ohio on 8 June 2020 containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures via phone before Centerville City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayers. […]

International Yoga Day – 21 June 2020

21 June 2020 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 2020, Shivraj Shaka 347 begins – Coronation day of Shivaji Maharaj

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Shivrajyabhishek is the coronation day of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. It is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi in Jyeshta Month as per Marathi calendar. In 2020, Shivrajyabhishek Divas date is June 4. It also marks the beginning of Shivraj Shaka 347 year. The Shivrajyabhishek Samiti celebrates Shivrajyabhishek 2020 on 31st May as per Gregorian calendar. Shivrajyabhishek […]

Remote Hindu mantras to open 7 Utah City Councils & a County Commission

Remotely read Hindu prayers will open the meetings of seven city councils and one county commission in Utah during the next two weeks, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. These invocations via Zoom or web-conferencing or other electronic method will start the day of city/town councils of Orem, Brigham City, South Ogden, West Haven, […]

Present day World – Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19)

The world’s current situation is unbelievable and unthinkable. Though the world had faced lot of storms, wars and earth quakes in the past periods, but now it is facing a different type of problem from the virus. The great earth goddess Mata Bhudevi, is already struggling with lot of problems, like enmity, hatred speech, lack […]

Present Day Marriage Life

Marriages are made in heaven is the ancient proverb, which is not applicable in this today’s world. Most of the present day marriages do not exists for a long time, and the marriage relationships ends up with divorces. This is mainly due to lack of understanding between the couples, and there is no tolerance between […]

Top benefits of a Vegetarian diet

Becoming a vegetarian can be one of the best ways to leading a happy and healthy life. Normally associated with high amounts of unsaturated fat, vitamin E, vitamin C, fibre, magnesium, folic acid and many phytochemicals, a vegetarian diet is widely perceived as a complete diet by experts everywhere. That’s also the reason why vegetarians […]

Zed commends Pope for exploring female deacons, saying equality long overdue

Applauding His Holiness Pope Francis for launching commission to study the issue of female deacons and calling it a historic move in the positive direction; distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed has urged the Vatican to seriously look into ordaining women priests, which was long overdue. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in […]