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Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all 1,025 California public school districts

Hindus are urging all 1,025 public school districts of California to declare official holiday on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals. They are also urging California’s all 1,222 charter schools, all about 3,170 private schools and all independent schools also to adopt Diwali as an official holiday on their 2017-2018 school year calendars. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in ... Read More »

Away from casinos, New Year welcomed with multi-faith prayers in Nevada

In a remarkable interfaith gesture and a unique way to welcome 2017, various religions got together in Reno (Nevada, USA) to celebrate the ringing in of the New Year at midnight in a unique and divine manner, away from the glitter of the casinos and sending a message of unity to the world. Coordinated by distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed, standing room ... Read More »

Hindus welcome Delaware church beginning New Year with free yoga

Hindus have welcomed Church on Main in Middletown (Delaware) for “Start off the New Year right with Community Yoga”. An announcement published on the Church website, titled as   “Yoga to begin the New Year? Yes, please!”, says: “Join Church on Main for our New Year Community Yoga this Sunday at 9am! There is no cover charge”. Welcoming the Delaware church for ... Read More »

Canada’s University of Windsor testing yoga’s benefits for breast cancer survivors

Canada’s University of Windsor (UOW) researchers are testing therapeutic values of Ashtanga yoga for survivors of breast cancer. A two-year study at UOW, jointly by its psychology professors Kendall Soucie and Josée Jarry, and kinesiology professor Cheri McGowan; aims to find out whether Ashtanga yoga benefits breast cancer survivors. They will test how survivors of breast cancer will respond — ... Read More »

Discriminate the Feng Shui to invoke prosperity!

If we recount our history – if we excavate the havoc of our history – we will definitely discover a treasure of radiant yet incorporate jewels – Feng Shui is one of them actually – which is not an infatuation at all and very much compatible to diminish poverty, exigency yet evoke prosperity inward, make it slopes – towards your ... Read More »

Brazil brewery removed Ganesha & Vishnu beers from website after Hindu protest

Amparo (Sao Paulo, Brazil) based “award-winning” Cervejaria Ashby brewery seems to have removed beers carrying images of Hindu deities Ganesha and Vishnu within few days of Hindu protest, as these were not seen on its website on December 28. “Ganesha Ambar IPA” and “Vishnu Red IPA” beers, when available on Ashby website, carried the picture of respective Hindu deity. Distinguished ... Read More »

Hindus welcome University of Idaho offering free yoga classes as “Stress Relief for Finals”

Hindus have welcomed University of Idaho (UI) in Moscow, public research university and flagship campus of the UI System, for offering free yoga classes which were publicized as “Stress Relief for Finals”; and are urging all US universities to offer such free yoga programs.  These weeklong “Free Yoga classes for students, faculty, and staff during dead week at the Student ... Read More »

Upset Hindus urge Brazilian brewery to withdraw Ganesha & Vishnu beers

Upset Hindus have urged Amparo (Sao Paulo, Brazil) based “award-winning” Cervejaria Ashby brewery to apologize and withdraw Ganesha and Vishnu beers; calling these highly inappropriate. “Ganesha Ambar IPA” and “Vishnu Red IPA” beers carry the picture of respective Hindu deity. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or ... Read More »

Hindu temple opening in California’s Santa Clarita in few months

Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Temple Santa Clarita (SSVTSC), where the main deity will be Lord Ganesh, is claiming grand-opening in early 2017. Mission of Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Temple of SSVTSC, a non-profit organization, is “to serve Santa Clarita community by offering a place to worship, practice spirituality, celebrate festivals and cultural activities”. When launched, it is reportedly planned to have daily ... Read More »

Rape-survivor’s mother shot in Delhi

Mother of a 15-year-old rape-survivor was shot by bike-borne criminals in New Delhi’s Jamia Nagar on Friday. Police said the incident occurred when the victim was on her way to a local hospital. According to police, they have learnt that the 47-year-old woman was being accompanied by her daughter, when bike-borne criminals opened fire at her from a close range and ... Read More »

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