Hindus urge Turkey to portray Hinduism appropriately in textbooks

Hindus are urging Turkey to portray Hinduism appropriately in its textbooks after a report indicated misleading information about Hinduism. A new study, “Compulsory Religious Education in Turkey: A Survey and Assessment of Textbooks,” sponsored by United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), stated:…only superficial, limited, and misleading information is given about…Hinduism. The study, quoting […]

Hindus criticize ban on symbols-music-mantra- incense at Turkey yoga centers

Hindus are critical of recently reported ban on religious symbols, religious music, mantra and incense burning at yoga centers in Turkey. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that this ban seemed like an unnecessary obtrusion and burdensome on yoga in Turkey. Zed, who is President of Universal Society […]