Hindus shocked at Vatican Museums labelling them as “cult”

Hindus are shocked at the description of a portable Hindu temple, a collection of Vatican Museums, which in their Online Catalogue states as “dedicated to the cult of the god Vishnu”. Lord Vishnu is “preserver” in the Hindu triad with Lord Brahma and Lord Shiva as the aspect of the Supreme. He has ten incarnations […]

Vatican urged to decipher its position on Yoga

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed is urging Vatican to clarify its official stand on yoga. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Roman Catholic priests, bishops and other officials kept on making varying statements about yoga, taking different stands. But many Roman Catholics world […]

Hindus critical of Pope for ignoring Roma apartheid in address to European Parliament

Hindus are critical of His Holiness Pope Francis for not raising the issue of European Roma (Gypsy) apartheid in his addresses to European Parliament and Council of Europe in Strasbourg (France) on November 25. No mention was reportedly made to the apartheid faced by about 15-million Roma people of Europe in Pope’s speeches to these […]

Vatican has a Vishnu Temple

Vatican has a Vishnu Temple – Collections of Vatican Museums reportedly include a portable temple of Hindu deity Vishnu. This colorful 18th century Vishnu temple reportedly folds and unfolds revealing many stories of Vishnu and is made of wood, mirror, paper, pigments and glass paste. Collections of Vatican Museums also include bronze statues of Hindu divinities […]