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 […]

Hindus seek class exemption for Diwali at University of Hamburg, Germany

Hindus have urged prestigious University of Hamburg (Universität Hamburg UHH) in Germany for granting class exemption for the Hindu students to observe Diwali and other Hindu festivals. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that like all pupils, it was important to meet the religious and spiritual needs of […]

Yoga helpful for patients with Ulcerative Colitis, German researchers find

A team of Germany’s University of Duisburg-Essen researchers found that patients with ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease, assigned to 12 supervised 90-minute weekly sessions of yoga, had a greater increase in quality of life and reduced activity of their colitis; according to a release issued on April five. The findings suggest that regular […]

Hindu Prayer Room sought for Frankfurt Airport

Hindus have urged for a “Hindu Prayer Room” at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in Germany, which is one of the world’s dozen largest airports. FRA already has Christian, Jewish and Muslim prayer rooms—a total of nine chapels and prayer rooms in both terminals open around the clock—which it calls “Places for Prayer and Tranquility”. A “Festival […]

Hindus welcome Frankfurt Airport upgrade plans to include yoga rooms

Hindus have welcomed reported plans of Frankfurt Airport, a major international airport in Germany, to invest about $113 million in upgrades/makeover which include yoga rooms. It already has two “professionally equipped” yoga rooms, located in passenger terminals one and two, open around the clock and are free of charge. Airport authorities claim that all of […]

Hindus welcome German football team adopting yoga

Hindus have welcomed world champion German national football team for reportedly incorporating yoga as a part of training in preparation for Euro 2016. It is expected that yoga will help the team in mental and physical relaxation and fitness, flexibility, concentration, performance, injury prevention, recovery after the game, stress management, etc.; reports suggest. Commending the […]

Yoga rooms at Frankfurt Airport

Hindus have applauded launching of two yoga rooms at Frankfurt Airport, a major international airport in Germany, calling it a step in the positive direction. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport, San Francisco International Airport, Burlington International Airport Vermont and Chicago Midway International Airport, Sioux Falls Regional Airport—all in USA, and Helsinki Airport […]

Germany’s biggest Hindu Temple completes 13 years

The Hindu Shankarar Sri Kamadchi Ampal Temple in Hamm (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) has completed 13 years. Claimed to be the “largest Dravida Hindu Temple built in mainland Europe”, it was inaugurated on July seven, 2002. During its annual festival and chariot procession, attended by estimated 25,000 devotees from around the world, its presiding deity “Sri […]

Germany’s Gauselmann regrets & removes “Shiva” slot gambling game after Hindus protest

Globally active Gauselmann Group, one of the “world’s leading gaming companies”, has expressed regret and announced removal of its Hindu god Shiva themed slot gambling game titled “Shiva”, after upset Hindus protested calling it highly inappropriate. Paul Gauselmann, Chairman of Espelkamp (Germany) headquartered Gauselmann AG, in a signed letter to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed […]

Hindus upset at usage of Lord Shiva on slot gambling game

Hindus are upset at Hindu god Shiva themed slot gambling game titled “Shiva”, calling it highly inappropriate. Developed by Merkur Division of Espelkamp (Germany) headquartered Gauselmann Group, “Shiva” slot gambling machine shows a blue four-armed Lord Shiva with dark red lips carrying damru in one hand. This five-reels and 50 win-lines gambling machine, besides Lord […]

Berlin fashion house removes Lord Shiva leggings & apologizes after Hindus protest

Well-known German fashion brand “Front Row Society” headquartered in Berlin withdrew leggings carrying image of Lord Shiva and apologized after upset Hindus protested. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, thanked “Front Row Society” for understanding the concerns of Hindu community, which thought images of Lord […]

Hindus urge Berlin fashion house to withdraw Lord Shiva leggings

Upset Hindus have urged well-known German fashion brand “Front Row Society” headquartered in Berlin for the immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying image of Lord Shiva, calling it inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Shiva was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped […]

Radha Krishna Temple opens in Bielefeld, Germany

Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple has opened in Bielefeld in Germany after Kumbabishekam ceremonies. This Temple started construction in January 2013. It conducts daily poojas and recently organized Ganesha Chaturthi. Besides sanctuary, it also plans to construct a cultural center to host discourses and music and dance events. Thiyagaraja Sarma Parameswaran Iyer is the Priest. […]

Hindu Prayer Room urged for Frankfurt Airport

Hindus have urged for a “Hindu Prayer Room” at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in Germany, which is one of the world’s ten largest airports. FRA already has Christian chapel as well as Jewish, Muslim, and Orthodox prayer rooms. “The prayer and worship rooms at the airport let you escape all the hustle and bustle and find […]

Rath Yatra in Cologne, Germany

Rathyatra, the annual chariot festival dedicated to Lord Jagannath, is celebrated in Cologne of Germany too along with many other cities of UK. Cologne Rath Yatra 2011 date is August 6. Cologne Rath Yatra attracts thousands of devotees. There are several temples dedicated to Lord Krishna in Germany.