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SIGNIFICANCE OF SANKRANTI FOOD

Sankranti is generally called as Harvest Festival, which is celebrated in mid-winter. Winter is the time for viral and bacterial infections. Our ancestors did not have the knowledge about the nutritional requirements, calories and other content of the food. But festivals are designed to take care of the climatic conditions. Food Prepared during this festival helps to keep the body ... Read More »

Hindus seek dedicated areas for scattering cremated remains in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Hindus are urging city councils of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide in Australia to work on creating dedicated areas for the dispersal of the cremated remains over sea, river, or other bodies of water. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that areas in and around these cities now had substantial Hindu populations ... Read More »

Hindus seek dedicated areas for scattering cremated remains in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

Hindus are urging city councils of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton and Tauranga to work on creating dedicated areas for the dispersal of the cremated remains over sea, river, or other bodies of water. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that areas in and around these cities now had substantial Hindu populations and it ... Read More »

Hindus urge Malta to permit traditional open pyres till proper crematorium is ready

Hindus should be allowed to cremate their deceased on traditional open pyres in Malta till proper crematorium was built and available for usage; distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, stated in Nevada (USA) today. Although a new law allowing cremation was passed in Malta Parliament in May last, but a functioning crematorium is nowhere in sight. According to some estimates; going ... Read More »

Hindus urge St Andrews Univ for objective treatment of Hinduism in upcoming theology encyclopedia

Hindus are urging University of St Andrews (USTA) in Scotland to give Hinduism an objective treatment in its upcoming St Andrews Encyclopaedia of Theology. Hinduism, oldest and third largest religion of the world with about 1.1 billion adherents and a rich philosophical thought, should be accorded the same-level of respect as other major world religions; distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed said ... Read More »

Upset Hindus urge Vancouver athleisure brand

to withdraw Lord Ganesha legging & apologize Upset Hindus are urging Greater Vancouver (Canada) based athleisure brand NoMiNoU for immediate withdrawal of legging and capri carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha and sacred syllable “Om”; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Ganesha was highly revered in ... Read More »

Upset Hindus urge New Jersey apparel firm

to withdraw Lord Ganesh underwear & apologize Upset Hindus are urging Clifton (New Jersey) headquartered apparel label Customon for immediate withdrawal of a thong and panty carrying image of Hindu deity Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to ... Read More »

Hindus heart-broken by renowned Prado Museum not including Hindu gods in “The Gods” exhibition

Hindus are disappointed at “Museo Nacional del Prado” in Madrid (Spain), one of the top art museums of the world, for totally cold-shouldering Hindu gods in its Bicentenary exhibition “The Gods in the Prado”. This travelling exhibition funded by Prado, which is continuing till January six, showcases themes of various religious traditions. “We regret to inform you that gods of ... Read More »

7 Eco-friendly Ideas for Avid (or Hobbyist) Gardeners

Whether you’re an avid gardener, or someone who only gets out there on weekends to potter about, it’s becoming more obvious to everyone that there’s much to do to make gardening better for the environment. While the plants certainly are healthy, the practices around gardening aren’t always eco-friendly. It’s also useful to think beyond practices in the garden itself,such as ... Read More »

Hindus express concern at Netflix’s Ramayana inspired animation series “Heaven’s Forest”

Hindus are urging Netflix to stay true to the story and the spirit of Hindu scripture Ramayana when borrowing storyline and characters from it in its reportedly upcoming animated series “Heaven’s Forest”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Ramayana was a highly revered scripture of Hinduism. Hindus were fine with Hollywood and Bollywood making movies about Ramayana, but ... Read More »

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