Shocked Hindus strongly condemn Sri Lanka massacre on Easter Sunday

Hindus have strongly condemned massacre on Easter Sunday in various Sri Lanka churches and other places, killing worshippers and others; and expressed sympathy to victims. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said: We are deeply saddened by this horrific tragedy on the most important of Christian holidays. Our hearts […]

Hindu mantras to open both Nevada Assembly & Senate daily for the entire next week

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Both Nevada Assembly and Senate in capital Carson City will start all their sessions, occurring during the week of April 22-26, with ancient Hindu prayers; containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has been scheduled to deliver the daily invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Assembly and Senate. After […]

Upset Hindus urge Chilean fashion house to withdraw Lord Ganesha underwear & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Santiago (Chile) based fashion label “La Pituka” for immediate withdrawal of underwear 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 to be worshipped in temples […]

Upset Hindus urge Amsterdam brewery to withdraw Hindu goddess beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Amsterdam (The Netherlands) based micro-brewery Walhalla to apologize and withdraw its “Shakti” (Double 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 deities or concepts or symbols for commercial or other agenda was not […]

Sri Rama Navami 2019 Live Online from Bhadrachalam Temple

Sri Rama Navami is the biggest festival celebrated with utmost gusto and fervor at all Sri Rama Temples across India. Ayodhya Ramajanmabhoomi Temple in Uttar Pradesh, Bhadrachalam Sri Sita Ramachandra Swamy Temple of Telangana, Triprayar Sree Rama Temple, Tiruvilwamala Ramabhadra Swamy Temple in Kerala, Rameswaram Ramanatha Swamy Temple in Tamil Nadu, Cheluva Narayana Swamy or […]

Hindus welcome Catholic Creighton University using yoga to help Parkinson’s patients

Hindus have welcomed the reported use of yoga by Jesuit Catholic Creighton University in Omaha (Nebraska) to help patients with Parkinson’s disease. Creighton University physical therapy students are reportedly learning to improve patients’ (with Parkinson’s disease) function and way of life with techniques from yoga, reports suggest. According to reports, Creighton Pediatric Therapy hosts two […]

Ohio brewery apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh image within hours of Hindu protest

Dayton (Ohio) based Eudora Brewing Company (EBC) apologized and removed Hindu deity Lord Ganesh’s image, associated with its “Samsara Imperial Rye IPA” beer, from its website, within few hours of Hindu protest calling it “highly inappropriate”. Neil Chabut, Owner & Founder of EBC, in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the […]

Upset Hindus urge Ohio brewery to remove Lord Ganesh image from beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Dayton (Ohio) based Eudora Brewing Company (EBC) to apologize and not use Hindu deity Lord Ganesh’s image for its “Samsara Imperial Rye IPA” beer, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols for […]

University of Illinois Museum showcases Radha-Krishna

Krannert Art Museum (KAM) of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is displaying paintings of Radha, Krishna, Mahabharata, etc.; in its “From Hand to Hand: Painting and the Animation of History in Northern India” exhibition, which will continue till May 12. This exhibition shows paintings from the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent, created from the […]

Both North Dakota Senate & House opened with ancient Hindu prayers

Both North Dakota Senate and House of Representatives in capital Bismarck opened their April one and April two sessions respectively with Hindu prayers, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Hindu invocation also started the Burleigh County Commission meeting of April one in Bismarck. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocations from ancient Sanskrit […]

Yoga in Smithsonian: Hindus urge all US museums to hold yoga sessions

Hindus have welcomed Smithsonian Institution, “world’s largest museum complex and research organization”, for holding yoga sessions; and are urging all US museums to launch yoga on their premises. This hour-long Vinyasa yoga class is held in the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC and pairs yoga and art appreciation. Next class has been scheduled […]

A former church to become Hindu Temple in Pennsylvania’s Lansdale

Lansdale Borough Council in Pennsylvania has reportedly unanimously approved Hindu Temple named Pennsylvania Hindu Temple (PHT) at a former church location. It plans to hold worship services on Saturdays and Sundays for congregants from Lansdale and Hatfield. PHT is a non-profit organization whose “main goal” is to pray to the god “for the prosperity and […]

REI apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh yoga mat towel after Hindu protest

“Outdoor & Sporting Goods Company” REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), headquartered near Seattle, has apologized and removed yoga mat towel carrying reimagined image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh, which upset Hindus objected, calling it “highly inappropriate”. Courtney Gearhart of REI Brand Stewardship & Impact, in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the […]

Hindu Temple opening in Alabama next weekend on a 7-acre plot

A three-day elaborate Grand Opening of a Hindu Temple based on ancient Hindu rituals is scheduled from March 29-31 in West Mobile (Alabama) on a reportedly seven-acre plot of land. Raised by Gulf Coast Hindu Society (GCHS), a religious non-profit organization, this “Gruha Pravesha and Hariahra Parivara Pranaprathista Mahotsavam” (Grand Inauguration of New Temple and […]

Hindu temple planned in England’s Milton Keynes

A Hindu temple, complete with cultural and community hall, has been reportedly planned in the Tattenhoe ward of Milton Keynes borough in Buckinghamshire county in South East region of England. Land has been secured for this temple complex spread over 894 square meters area in two floors. Planning application has been submitted to Milton Keynes […]

Upset Hindus urge REI to withdraw Lord Ganesh yoga mat towel & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging “Outdoor & Sporting Goods Company” REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) headquartered near Seattle for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat towel carrying reimagined images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and […]

Hindus welcome Victorian Parliament finally waking-up to prayers of “other” religions

Hindus have welcomed Victorian Parliament reportedly reviewing the daily opening prayer procedure, although they feel that it should have been done much earlier. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that in view of the increasing diversity of now multi-cultural Victoria, it would be a step in the positive […]

Zimbabwe Hindus launch Idai relief efforts

Zimbabwe Hindus have reportedly launched relief efforts for the victims of cyclone Idai in southeastern Africa. The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH) has reportedly initiated a “Tropical Cyclone Idai Disaster Relief Fund” and purchased blankets and drinking water for the cyclone affected people. HSH is urging the community to donate clothes, diapers, toiletries, blankets, non-perishable food, […]

Both North Dakota Senate & House to start the day with Hindu mantras in April

Both North Dakota Senate and House of Representatives in capital Bismarck will open their April one and April two sessions respectively with Hindu prayers, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Hindu invocation will also start the Burleigh County Commission meeting of April one in Bismarck. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocations […]