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Amazon sells Hanuman leggings despite past Hindu protests on trivializing Hindu gods

Upset Hindus are seeking apology and urging online retailer Amazon.com for the immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Hanuman; calling it highly inappropriate. “Hanuman the Great” Women’s Leggings are selling at Amazon.com for $48.00 – $58.00 and are described as: “ultimate fashion statement to express your style”. Hindus have protested and contacted Amazon.com many times in ... Read More »

Upset Hindus urge Anheuser-Busch InBev to change name of its “Brahma” beer

Upset Hindus have urged Leuven (Belgium) headquartered leading global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev to change the name of its popular “Brahma” beer, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that in Hinduism, the creator god Lord Brahma, along with Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva, forms the great triad of Hindu deities. ... Read More »

Hindus to take out traditional pots procession through Dundee town in South Africa

Hindus are reportedly taking out a traditional procession, with devotees carrying religiously decorated and blessed brass pots on heads, through the streets of Dundee in KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) on July 23. This will mark the conclusion of three-day celebrations involving offering of prayers to Hindu deities of Maha Marieammen, Draupathieammen and Madurayveeran. Celebrations will include various ancient rituals besides flag ... Read More »

Fiji Hindu temple to undergo $0.5 million beautification

Legendary Sri Siva Subramanya Swami Temple in Nadi (Fiji) is reportedly planned to undergo a $0.5 million upgrade and beautification. Upgrading also includes constructing a vegetarian eatery. This Temple, run by Then India Sanmarga Ikya Sangam Fiji (TISISF), also plans to celebrate its 24th anniversary with elaborate Mahakumbabhishekam rituals in June next. This temple, which opens at six am every day, ... Read More »

Upset Hindus urge Pennsylvania firm to withdraw Hindu gods’ yogamats & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Gladwyne (Pennsylvania) headquartered yoga mats company “Spiritual Revolution” for immediate withdrawal of yoga mats carrying images of Hindu deities Ganesha, Durga and Hanuman; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesha, goddess Durga and Lord Hanuman were highly revered in Hinduism and were meant to ... Read More »

Children can attack Ravana to save Sita at Taiwan’s National Palace Museum

At Taiwan’s National Palace Museum Southern Branch in Taibao, children can join the Ramayana battle and attack Ravana to save Sita with an interactive game device for educational purposes. Lord Hanuman is the game host and it also includes constructing the bridge over the ocean. This is done, after children finish watching animation film on “Ramayana” in its Asian Theater, ... Read More »

Hindus plead for Diwali holiday in all Missouri schools

Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Missouri to close on Diwali, most popular of their festival, which falls on October 19 this year. Many public school districts in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania have already reportedly declared day-off for students on October 19. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it would ... Read More »

Meditation community upset at razing of Univ. of N. Dakota Meditation Ctr. which begins Monday

While many universities and colleges across USA are patronizing meditation and opening new meditation centers, University of North Dakota (UND), a public research university at Grand Forks, is demolishing an exuberant meditation center beginning July 17. UND meditation community seems to be quite upset at this proposed demolition of Lotus Meditation Center (LMC), where they have been meditating for about 20 ... Read More »

Hindus plead for Diwali holiday in all Missouri schools

Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Missouri to close on Diwali, most popular of their festival, which falls on October 19 this year. Many public school districts in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania have already reportedly declared day-off for students on October 19. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that ... Read More »

UNESCO blamed of hypocrisy for heritage status to island where women are forbidden

Hindus have blamed United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) of hypocrisy over granting Okinoshima Island of Japan the World Heritage Site status where the women are not allowed to set foot. UNESCO World Heritage Committee, whose 41st session is meeting in Krakow (Poland) on July 2-12, endorsed Okinoshima Island of Japan for inscription on UNESCO’s World Heritage List; it was ... Read More »

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