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 […]

Upset Hindus urge Canada business to discontinue improper usage of Lord Ganesha in its logo

Upset Hindus are urging “Big Dick Energy Coaching”; whose website domain reportedly had a registered address of Surrey (British Columbia, Canada); to apologize and withdraw the image of Lord Ganesha from its logo; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred […]

Hindus urge Sofia Opera & Ballet to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are urging Sofia Opera and Ballet in Bulgaria to discard its upcoming production of “La Bayadère”; scheduled for April eight and nine; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Sofia Opera and Ballet, the “national cultural institution” […]

Yoga finally enters Alabama public schools with 3 Birmingham schools launching yoga

Although Alabama public schools were reportedly allowed to offer yoga through state legislation after about 28 years ban, with Governor Kay Ivey signing a bill on May 20 last, schools still seem to be shy of introducing it. But Birmingham City School District (BCSD), which runs 42 schools with over 22,000 students, seemed to have […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Pennsylvania schools after Spring-Ford proposal

Welcoming Spring-Ford Area School District (SFASD) in Pennsylvania for reportedly proposing holiday on Diwali in its 2022-23 calendar; Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Pennsylvania to close on their most popular festival Diwali. SFASD Board will consider this proposed calendar on January 24. “Diwali is being added to the calendar […]

Hindus urge McDonald’s to discontinue trivializing yoga in its commercials

Hindus are urging Chicago headquartered fast food company McDonald’s Corporation not to unnecessarily and unreasonably drag the serious discipline of yoga in its commercials, handling it with a flippant attitude. Recently McDonald’s came out with a “Like getting your money’s worth – yoga” commercial by Leo Burnett for the United Kingdom to publicize its Saver […]

Hindu mantras to open Utah’s Clearfield City Council 1st time

For the first time since its incorporation in 1922, Clearfield City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on January 11 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Clearfield City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read […]

Upset Hindus urge New Jersey jewelry firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha belly rings & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Stirling (New Jersey) based online body jewelry company RebelBod for immediate withdrawal of belly button rings carrying images 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 […]

Hindu mantras to open Utah’s Cedar Hills City Council 1st time

For the first time since its incorporation in 1977, Cedar Hills City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on January four with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Cedar Hills City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then […]

Hindu communiqué for the world for 2022: Spread goodwill & hope

Hindus have offered New Year’s greetings to the world. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today; wished happiness, justice, liberty, love and peace for the world during 2022. We pray that 2022 brings hope and trust in which we, the people, flourish and build a new just world; devoid of […]

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

Hindus are urging Norwegian National Opera & Ballet to discard its upcoming production of “La Bayadère”; scheduled for March 23-April 07, 2022 in Oslo; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that taxpayer funded Norwegian National Opera & Ballet […]