Heal the world by helping the poor: Rajan Zed appeals to fellow Hindus

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed is appealing to the Hindu communities around the world to show compassion and respect to the poor. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada today, said: Take notice of them; hear them; share their sorrows; feel their misery and pain; rebuild their dignity; […]

No religious objection to COVID-19 vaccination in Hinduism

Hindus have no theological objection to COVID-19 vaccination, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed clarified in a statement Nevada (USA) today. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, stated that under the present circumstances, COVID-19 vaccine did not seem to be in conflict with religious tenets and practices of Hinduism; oldest and third largest […]

Duties of Hindus

Hinduism is an ancient religion, and it had been followed since Vedic period. Many great saints and sages have glorified Hinduism, and they preached the importance of Hinduism throughout the world. Lot of saints and sages have taught us good teachings, which are very useful in this present day world. Those who follow the Hinduism […]

Hindus urge the world to draw closer to God through prayer amidst Coronavirus outbreak

Besides using all necessary resources and actions to combat deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Hindus are calling upon the world to develop intimacy with God by increasing the frequency of prayer in their homes. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, stated: This moment of growing anxiety, uncertainty and distress; exposing […]

Hindus welcome Victorian Parliament finally waking-up to prayers of “other” religions

Hindus have welcomed Victorian Parliament reportedly reviewing the daily opening prayer procedure, although they feel that it should have been done much earlier. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that in view of the increasing diversity of now multi-cultural Victoria, it would be a step in the positive […]

Hindus urge Trinidad & Tobago to restore visa of Hinduism students

Hindus have urged Trinidad and Tobago to immediately restore the visa of three Jamaican students who were reportedly denied student permits to study Hinduism in Couva. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, urged President Paula-Mae Weekes, Prime Minister Keith Christopher Rowley, Education Minister Anthony Garcia and National Security Minister […]

Hindus welcome naming crater on Pluto’s largest moon Charon after Revati

Hindus have welcomed the naming of a crater on Charon, Pluto’s largest and far-flung moon, after Revati, which finds mention in ancient Hindu texts. In Hinduism, Revati is wife of Balabhadrarama, elder brother of Lord Krishna; and is also one of the 27 stars mentioned in Mahabharata. The International Astronomical Union (IAU), the internationally recognized […]

Science of Identity Foundation presents “The Foundation of Enlightenment”

The Foundation of Enlightenment | Science of Identity Foundation presents “The Foundation of Enlightenment”.. “What is the foundation for enlightenment?” This is the question yoga philosophy and meditation expert Acharya Das poses to his listeners in his live-streamed video about Enlightenment.. Before you can comprehend the effect of enlightenment on your life, teaches Acharya Das, […]

Science of Identity Foundation shares an enlightening video on “Understanding God”

Understanding God | Science of Identity Foundation shares an enlightening video on “Understanding God”.. Is There a God? During the recent live-streamed event – yoga philosophy and meditation teacher Acharya das gave a comprehensive overview on understanding God. It is at this junction we come to the question, “Is there a God or an Absolute […]

No country has Hinduism as “official” or “preferred” religion

Although over 80 countries have either an “official religion” or “preferred religion”, but Hinduism is not an official or preferred religion in any country of the world, according to a Pew Research Center report published on October three. Islam, Christianity, Buddhism is the “official state religion” in 27, 13 and two countries; and “preferred/favored religion” […]

Sanskrit names becoming popular in tech world

Sanskrit names becoming popular in tech world.. Sometimes back, Airbus Group’s electric autonomous flying vehicle platform was named as “Vahana” (vehicle/carrier in Sanskrit); now the Volkswagen Group has named its new mobility services company as MOIA, which is said to be derived from Sanskrit word “maya”. MOIA, launched on December five and headquartered in Berlin, […]

Hindus urge world’s top hotel chains to keep Gita copies for guests

Hindus are urging world’s largest hotel chains to stock “Bhagavad-Gita” (Song of the Lord) copy in each hotel room for guests around the world. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged Arne M. Sorenson, Christopher J. Nassetta, Richard Solomons, Stephen P. Holmes and Stephen P. Joyce; CEOs of Marriot, Hilton, […]

Zed urges Pope to display “real equality & inclusivity” by ordaining women priests

Vatican, which represented the world’s largest religious group under one leadership, should show exemplary leadership in gender equality and inclusion to the rest of the planet to follow by ordaining women priests, distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed stated in Nevada today. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, indicated that it was very […]

Hindus worldwide concerned at vandalizing of Hindu temples & homes in Bangladesh on Diwali

Hindus worldwide are highly concerned regarding reports of vandalizing of Hindu temples and houses in Nasirnagar area of Brahmanbaria district in Chittagong division of eastern Bangladesh. Reports suggest that about a dozen Hindu temples and hundreds of homes were vandalized; dozens were beaten, resulting in injuries; and valuables were looted in a daytime attack of […]

Hindus welcome Vatican’s Deepavali greetings to “Hindu Friends”

Hindus have commended Vatican for its “message for the feast of Deepavali”, wishing them “a joyful Deepavali”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, welcomed the Vatican for wishing: “May your celebrations around the world deepen your familial bonds, and bring joy and peace to your homes and communities.” Zed, […]

Yoga sessions at Santiago Airport

Hindus have applauded launching of yoga sessions at Santiago International Airport (SCL), Chile’s busiest airport; calling it a step in the positive direction. SCL is offering complimentary yoga sessions three days a week during peak time passenger traffic at International Departures Gate 15. Currently, these sessions are 90 minutes each in the evenings on Tuesdays, […]

Hindus censure damage to ancient Otomi temple in Mexico

Hindus have condemned the reported damaging of ancient Otomi Indian religious site deep in the forest in Hidalgo State of Mexico. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was really sad to learn about the reported toppling of stone altars; scattering of offerings; and damages to carved stones, […]

Hindus seek fairness in programming at BBC

Hindus want British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to broadcast more Hindu programs, dedicating more hours to Hinduism. According to a recent report in The Sunday Times, “The BBC is too Christian in its religious output, according to an internal review, and should increase its Muslim, Hindu and Sikh programming”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a […]

Guyana’s school divides academic year in terms like Divali & Ramnavami

Saraswati Vidya Niketan (SVN), a Hindu Secondary School in Guyana’s West Coast Demerara, divides the school year in unique four terms: Divali, Ramnavmi, Vyasa Purnima, Grishma. Besides 15 standard subjects in its curriculum, non-profit SVN also teaches “Hindu Culture”, including Vedic Studies, Bharatnatyam and Kathak. Its history goes back to 1998, but it opened in […]

World universities offering summer Sanskrit classes

Various prestigious universities/institutes around the world are offering Sanskrit language courses during summer. Universities/Institutes offering these Sanskrit classes include USA’s Harvard University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Mangalam Research Center Berkeley; Germany’s Universität Heidelberg and Universität Hamburg; United Kingdom’s University of Oxford and University of London; Nepal’s Rangjung Yeshe Institute; etc. The courses include Spoken Sanskrit, […]