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 […]

Hindus welcome Columbia Metropolitan Airport for offering free yoga classes

Hindus have welcomed Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in West Columbia (South Carolina) for hosting free yoga classes, calling it “a step in the positive direction”. “Free Yoga at CAE”, asking people to “Come ommm with us!” on June 21, will include five free yoga classes “in the terminal – overlooking the runway”; and everyone will […]

Landmark £5 million Hindu temple okayed in England

Planning Committee of Oldham Council in England has reportedly unanimously approved application of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Bhuj for erecting a Hindu Temple in Oldham. This landmark building will reportedly include prayer hall, multi-function hall, teaching and ancillary spaces, landscaped gardens, a central courtyard, accommodation for visiting Swamis, priest’s quarter, parking. This over 0.5-hectare site was […]

Hindus welcome reports of Zimbabwe plans to incorporate yoga in schools

Hindus have welcomed reports of Zimbabwe thinking about introducing yoga in schools. Calling it “a step in the positive direction”, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today; urged Zimbabwe President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa; Minister of Primary & Secondary Education Professor P.V. Mavima; and Minister of Youth, Sports, Arts, Recreation Kirsty […]

Utah’s Alpine City Council to start day with Hindu mantras 1st time in 169 years

Hindu prayers will open the June 11 meeting of Alpine City Council in Utah for the first time since its incorporation in 1850, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Alpine City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read […]

Maine Senate & House open with Hindu prayers

Both Maine House of Representatives and Senate in Augusta opened their June three and four sessions respectively with Hindu mantras; containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered these invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Senate and House. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the […]

International Yoga Day – 21 June 2019

21 June 2019 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 2019, Shivraj Shaka 346 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 2019, Shivrajyabhishek Divas date is June 15. It also marks the beginning of Shivraj Shaka 346 year. The Shivrajyabhishek Samiti celebrates Shivrajyabhishek 2019 on 31st May as per Gregorian calendar. Shivrajyabhishek […]

Councils of 6 Utah cities to start the day with Hindu mantras in June 2019

Hindu prayers will open the meetings of six city councils in Utah between June 10 to 13, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. These include city councils of Oakley, Alpine, Bluffdale, Herriman, Willard and Perry. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before these city councils. After Sanskrit […]

Hindus urge Germany to take the safety & freedoms of Jews more seriously

Hindus are urging Germany to take immediate steps to halt the reportedly rising anti-Semitism, instead of warning Jews not to wear kippahs in public. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Germany should ensure that everybody should be able to practice their religion without fear and safely; and […]

Hindu mantras to start the day in Maine State Senate & House in June

Both Maine House of Representatives and Senate in Augusta will open their June three and four sessions respectively with Hindu mantras; containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Senate and House. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English […]

Ontario’s Hindu Cultural Centre plans $1.6 million expansion

The Hindu Cultural Centre (HCC) in London (Ontario, Canada) has reportedly planned $1.6 million expansion. This expansion, aimed to be completed in about two years, will reportedly approximately double its existing space, which includes enlarging the worship area; reports suggest. HCC, founded 1971 and which opens daily, celebrates many festivals and holds various worship services; […]

Hindu mantras to open both Washington County Commission & St. George City Council in Utah

Board of Commissioners of Washington County and St. George City Council in Utah will start their day on May 21 and May 16 respectively with ancient Hindu prayers, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Board and the Council. After […]

Amsterdam brewery apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh image within a day of Hindu protest

Amsterdam (The Netherlands) based Friekens Brewery (Friekens Brouwerij) apologized and removed Hindu deity Lord Ganesh’s image, associated with its “I.P.A (India Pale Ale)” beer, from its website, within a day of Hindu protest calling it “highly inappropriate”. Friekens Brewery, in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: “We would […]

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

Upset Hindus are urging Amsterdam (Netherlands) based Friekens Brewery (Friekens Brouwerij) to apologize and not use Hindu deity Lord Ganesh’s image for its “I.P.A (India Pale Ale)” 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 […]

Hindus want UK crematoriums to be “Hindu friendly”

Hindus are urging for crematoria in United Kingdom (UK) to adapt to the needs of growing Hindu community. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that in view of increasing diversity in UK populations, crematoria should be sensitive and responsive to the needs of all mourning families, including Hindus, […]

Hindu mantras to open Utah’s St. George City Council on May 16

St. George City Council in Utah will start its day on May 16 with ancient Hindu prayers, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayer. Sanskrit is […]

Hindu mantras to open Las Vegas, Clark, Henderson, N. Las Vegas, Mesquite Councils

Clark County Board of Commissioners and City Councils of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Mesquite in Nevada will start one each of their meetings during May with ancient Hindu prayers, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before these meetings. After […]

Hindu prayer to open Mesquite City Council for first time on May 14

Mesquite City Council in Nevada will start its day on May 14 with Hindu invocation, reportedly for the first time since its incorporation in 1984, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read […]

Upset Hindus urge Amazon to apologize & withdraw Lord Shiva Toilet Cover set

Upset Hindus are urging world’s largest online retailer Amazon.com for the immediate withdrawal of toilet cover set carrying the image of Hindu deity Lord Shiva; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Shiva was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped […]