University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) in Winston-Salem has announced the removal of ballet “La Bayadère” from its upcoming Spring Dance concert (April 30 to May 08), after Hindus protested saying it “seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions”. Jared Redick, UNCSA School of Dance Interim Dean, inRead More →

Hindus are urging Opéra national de Paris (France) to not include ballet “La Bayadère” in its repertoire, which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that taxpayer-funded Opéra national de Paris should not be in the business of callously promotingRead More →

Ugadi is an important festival for people from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It is the New Year according to the Hindu calendar. The first month of the year is called Chaitra and Ugadi is the first day of Chaitra. The festival is called Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra. The festivalRead More →

Reportedly for the first time since its establishment in 1857, Washington City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on March 24 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Washington City Council. AfterRead More →

Reportedly for the first time since its incorporation in 1903, Claremore City Council (Oklahoma) will start its meeting on March 15 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Claremore City Council. AfterRead More →

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council (Kentucky) will start its meeting with Hindu mantras on February 11, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the EnglishRead More →

 Milford City Council (Delaware), reportedly most probably for the first time since its incorporation in 1807, will start its day with Hindu prayers on February eight, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Milford CityRead More →