MERGE4 Ganesh Socks removed, CEO apologized to Hindus worldwide

Sock company MERGE4 based out of Santa Cruz (California) has removed the Ganesh socks from their website and apologized for hurting sentiments of Millions of Hindus worldwide. Hindupad has received a letter of apology regarding this, today from Cindi Busenhart, MERGE4 Founder and CEO. The email reads.. MERGE4 would like to issue the following statement […]

Upset Hindus urge Santa Cruz sock company to withdraw Lord Ganesh socks & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging sock company MERGE4 based out of Santa Cruz (California) for immediate recalling of socks carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; 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 […]

Ground-breaking of $1.2 million Columbus Ganesh Temple in Indiana on August 3

Ground-breaking ceremony of 8,000 square feet Sri Ganesh Mandir in Columbus, Indiana; complete with ancient Hindu rituals conducted by seven priests; will be held on August three. This upcoming Hindu Temple on a two-acre plot is planned to accommodate about 700 devotees on Hindu festivals and other special celebrations/ceremonies. It will include sanctuary with murtis […]

UNESCO to inspect Ramappa Temple for World Heritage Site tag

UNESCO will inspect Ramappa Temple for World Heritage site tag. Ramappa Temple is one of the ancient Temple in Warangal district of Telangana. With the Golconda Fort and Qutub Shahi Tombs having been snubbed by the Central government for the World Heritage Site tag, the State government has now shifted its attention to the Ramappa […]

Only 15% Americans identify Vedas as Hindu text

Just 15% Americans correctly identify the Vedas as a Hindu text; according to a new Pew Research Center survey “What Americans Know About Religion”, published on July 23. Roughly half of Americans knew that yoga has roots in Hinduism, survey points out. On being viewed warmly by the overall public; Hindus were below Jews, Catholics, […]

Australian National University research shows prisoners “significantly” benefitted from yoga

A study authored by three Australian National University (ANU) researchers have reportedly concluded that some Australian Capital Territory prisoners who participated in the yoga program “attained statistically and clinically significant benefit from the program, demonstrated by improvements in their levels of depression, anxiety, self-esteem, goal-direction, negative affect, and non-acceptance”. This recently published study in the […]

Upset Hindus urge Charlotte fitness-wear firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh leggings & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Charlotte (North Carolina) based fitness-wear brand USFitGirls for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; 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 […]

Lauding Denver Airport’s free summer yoga classes, Hindus urge permanent free yoga-space

Hindus have welcomed Denver International Airport (DEN) for free yoga workouts during summer, calling it “a step in the positive direction”. Free yoga classes/workouts are being held at Denver International Airport Plaza till August 28. In December 2017, DEN held a Goat Yoga event. Commending DEN for free yoga classes, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, […]

Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at University of Virginia

Hindus are urging for a permanent and dedicated Prayer Room at University of Virginia (UVA), renowned global research university in Charlottesville founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that UVA should respond to the requirements of Hindu students to provide designated prayer-meditation hall for […]

Upset Hindus urge Florence firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh yoga mat & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Florence (Italy) based company Yogic Yantra for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat carrying image of Hindu deity Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples […]

Hindus welcome England’s historic St Edmundsbury Cathedral for hosting yoga event

Hindus have welcomed Church of England’s St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St. Edmunds (Suffolk, England) for hosting yoga event, and urged all England cathedrals to do the same. St Edmundsbury Cathedral, “a sacred space for over 1,000 years” in Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, reportedly hosted this “immersive Yoga event design to connect your […]

Upset Hindus urge New Hampshire apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh pet-bed & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Keene (New Hampshire) based online apparel company “The Mountain” for immediate withdrawal of pet bed carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; 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 […]

Hindus worldwide shocked at vandalizing of Hindu temple near Birmingham

Hindus worldwide are highly concerned regarding reports of vandalizing three times in June of Shree Ram Mandir in Walsall (West Midlands, England), about nine miles from Birmingham. Reports suggest that custom-made statues outside the temple were damaged, sending the area Hindu community in a state of anguish, which now feels targeted. There were also reports […]

Upset Hindus urge Guatemalan activewear brand to withdraw Lord Ganesha leggings

Upset Hindus are urging Guatemala City based athletic clothing company “Alma Active” for immediate withdrawal of leggings/pants carrying images of Hindu deity Lord 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 to be worshipped […]

Golconda Bonalu starts, 7 July 2019, at Jagadambika Temple Golkonda

Golconda Bonalu starts on 7 July 2019 at Jagadambika temple, Golkonda fort, Hyderabad. Bonalu Jathara is the most celebrated and the biggest traditional festival of twin cities – Secunderabad & Hyderabad, and other Telangana places. Bonalu begins on first Sunday in Ashada masam as per Telugu calendar from Jagadambika Temple of Golkonda and ends on […]

Upset Hindus seek apology from Whole Foods for not being transparent in food labels

Hindus are upset at supermarket chain Whole Foods Market (WFM), which claims to “maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry”, for not being transparent enough in ingredients listed on some of the products it sells. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that some products sold at WFM contained […]

Upset Hindus urge Malta firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha online slot gambling game & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Pocket Games Soft (PG Soft), a mobile game development company based in Valletta (Malta), to immediately withdraw its 3D video slot game “Ganesha Gold”, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols […]

Miami Beach apparel firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesha yoga mat after Hindu protest

Miami Beach (Florida) based sports apparel firm Platinum Sun Inc. has apologized and taken down yoga mat carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha within few hours of Hindu protest, which called it “highly inappropriate”. Marina Pavlovska of Platinum Sun, in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: “We […]

Hindus commend free yoga sessions at Newfoundland-Labrador Lt. Governor residence

Welcoming hosting of yoga sessions during summer at Newfoundland-Labrador Government House, the official residence of provincial Lieutenant Governor in St. John’s (Canada), for the second year in a row; Hindus are urging similar sessions on the lawns of all functioning Government Houses in Canada to explore various benefits yoga offered. These weekly outdoor free yoga […]

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

Upset Hindus are urging Miami Beach (Florida) based sports apparel firm Platinum Sun Inc. 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 today, said that Lord Ganesha was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be […]