Hindus felt TV star Farrah Abraham’s wearing bindi at MTV Awards was “inappropriate”

Hindus have described; the American reality TV personality Farrah Abraham’s appearance at “2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards” in Los Angeles on May seven wearing bindi on forehead and then reportedly boasting that she felt “freaking amazing…and sexy!”; as “inappropriate” and asked for an apology. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada […]

Hindus urge Sydney Mayor to disallow exhibition showing Lord Krishna smoking meth

Upset Hindus are urging Lord Mayor Clover Moore and City Council of Sydney for immediate disallowing of “Krishna in Erskineville” art exhibition from a Darlinghurst gallery, reportedly showing Hindu deity Lord Krishna brandishing a meth pipe; calling it highly inappropriate. “Krishna in Erskineville” at ESD Gallery of Sydney suburb Darlinghurst, described as “A series of […]

Dear Miley Cyrus, marriage is a “spiritual union”

Welcoming the reported interest of Hollywood star Miley Cyrus to have a Hindu wedding in summer in Himalayas, Hindus are explaining to her that aim of marriage in Hinduism is a “spiritual union” and not just “physical union”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that they were pleased to […]

Bank of England refused to withdraw beef-laced banknotes

Hindus worldwide are upset over Bank of England’s blunt refusal to withdraw £5 polymer banknotes which reportedly contained traces of tallow, despite the serious concerns raised by the Hindu community. Bank of England (BOE) detailed statement, issued on February 15, said: Bank has concluded that it will not withdraw the current £5 polymer banknotes from […]

Evil God of destruction modeled after Ganesha in Japanese TV series

Hindus are concerned at the presence of one of the eight evil Gods of destruction in “Dragon Ball Super” Japanese anime television series, which many attributed to Lord Ganesha. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was trivialization of their highly revered deity and a distortion, as Lord […]

Hindus urge California’s Leaf Group withdraw items disrespecting Hindu gods

Hindus are urging Santa Monica (California) headquartered Leaf Group Limited to immediately withdraw some of the products sold on its marketplace Society6 which mock-distort-disrespect various Hindu deities, calling it highly inappropriate. They are also urging its Board Chairman James R. Quandt and Chief Executive Officer Sean Moriarty to offer a formal apology. Distinguished Hindu statesman […]

Upset Hindus urge Australian company to recall Hindu gods’ leggings

Upset Hindus have urged for the immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of various Hindu gods and goddesses, sold on a Melbourne headquartered online marketplace Redbubble, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Hindu deities printed on Redbubble leggings—Shiva, Vishnu, Brahma, Krishna, Ganesha, Durga, Lakshmi, […]

Vahana: Sanskrit name for Airbus’ upcoming self-flying vehicle

Hindus have welcomed naming of Airbus Group’s new project, an electric autonomous flying vehicle platform for individual passenger and cargo transport, as Vahana. Vahana, a Sanskrit word generally translated as vehicle or carrier, prominently figures in ancient Hindu texts Puranas and is associated with many deities. Claimed as “future of urban mobility” and aimed at […]

London Fashion Week for trivialized deities

Upset Hindus are urging for apologies from London Fashion Week (LFW), its organizer British Fashion Council (BFC), its principal sponsor Sunglass Hut and London based fashion designer Ashish Gupta for trivializing Hindu deities in one of the LFW shows in London on September 19. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, […]

Amazon continuing with items carrying images of gods “inappropriately”, Hindus upset

Despite removing over 60 doormats carrying images of Hindu deities last month after Hindus protested, world’s largest online retailer Amazon.com continues to sell products with images of Hindu deities which upset Hindus find highly inappropriate. Images of various Hindu deities—Shiva, Vishnu, Lakshmi, Ganesha, Kali, Hanuman—were seen on Mens Briefs, Legging Tights, Bedspread/Bedcover, Cigarette Case, Waist […]

Hindus urge Starz not to trivialize Hindu deities in upcoming TV series “American Gods”

Hindus are urging Starz and FremantleMedia not to trivialize highly revered Hindu deities Kali and Ganesh in their upcoming television series “American Gods” premiering on Starz in 2017. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Goddess Kali and Lord Ganesh were divine and Hollywood was welcome to create projects […]

Upset Hindus urge German firm to apologize & remove underwears with images of gods

Upset Hindus have urged global e-commerce company Spreadshirt for the immediate withdrawal of underwears carrying the images of various Hindu deities and sold on its website, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was dismaying to visualize that Spreadshirt, for its mercantile greed, was […]

Hindus urge Rio Olympic Games Hindu Room be properly equipped

Welcoming the plans to have a Hindu Room at the inter-religious centre at the Rio Olympic Games 2016, Hindus are urging that it be properly equipped. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, thanked Rio Olympic Games for recognizing the intersection of spirituality and sports, saying that it was step in […]

Plans to promote yoga & India with Julia Roberts welcomed

India government is planning global campaign to promote India with Oscar winner Hollywood star Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman), per media reports. Reports, quoting sources in India government, point out that the plan is an international ad drive promoting India as the land of yoga with Roberts as its face. About 745 million people worldwide reportedly […]

Third-eye embraced by Prince is a Hindu icon

Third eye, which performer Prince embraced during the last few years, was also known as divine-seeing eye in Hinduism, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed said in a statement in Nevada today. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, noted that icon of the third eye was attributed to Hindu deity Shiva. Third eye […]

Hindus commend Miley Cyrus for yoga promotion

Hindus have welcomed Hollywood singer-actress Miley Cyrus’, 23, repeated efforts at promotion of yoga and displaying some yoga moves. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, commenting on Cyrus’ Friday Instagram postings, in a statement in Delhi today, said that her frequent advocacy of yoga was reportedly resulting in the world youth seriously looking at incorporating yoga […]

“Dairy Queen” hopes to resolve Texas store anti-Hindu displays issue with ownership change

Dairy Queen (DQ) Corporation anticipates change of ownership of its Kemah (Texas) restaurant, reportedly displaying anti-Hindu signs, soon and expects that this change will resolve the issue. Dean A. Peters, Associate Vice President of Communications of American Dairy Queen Corporation headquartered in Minneapolis, in an email response to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, wrote on […]

Hindus criticize Coldplay-Beyoncé video for trivializing Hinduism

Hindus have criticized Coldplay music-video hit single featuring Beyoncé Knowles and titled “Hymn For The Weekend”, saying it trivializes Hinduism. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that this party-anthem/club-song music-video unnecessarily dragged sacred Hindu concepts and symbols with no linkage to the lyrics/storyline. What was the connection of—depicting […]

Angelina Jolie’s interest in Hinduism

Angelina Jolie’s interest in Hinduism..Hindus have welcomed the reports of Oscar winner Hollywood star Angelina Jolie praying in a Hindu temple in Phuket island in Thailand few days back. According to reports; Jolie, along with her Oscar winner husband Brad Pitt and their children visited a Hindu temple where she prayed. They were vacationing at […]