Upset Hindus are urging Papa John’s, pizza delivery company headquartered in Louisville (Kentucky), to immediately withdraw its Papadias TV Commercial ‘Yoga’ and apologize. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that this commercial unnecessarily and unreasonably trivialized the greatly revered Hindu concepts/symbols Om and Yoga;Read More →

The multi-faith prayer service where Nevada’s faith leaders from various traditions planned to join together on March 15 to pray for God’s mercy concerning worldwide outbreak of coronavirus, its victims and their loved ones, and care providers; has been cancelled due to public health concerns. According to its coordinators—distinguished religiousRead 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 →

Hindus are critical of the reported February 13 decision of Miami City Commission of relocating peafowl; stressing peacocks are revered and played an important role in Hinduism. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Miami City Commission should show some maturity and find somethingRead More →

Many Alabama cities, usually through their parks-recreation departments, reportedly offer/host/conduct or have offered/hosted/conducted in the past various kinds of yoga classes; but Alabama State Department of Education continues to prohibit it in state’s public schools.   Cities of Montgomery, Huntsville, Mobile, Hoover, Dothan, Auburn, Florence, Pelham, Fort Payne, Pell City,Read More →

[tab name=”Tab”][/tab] Upset Hindus are urging Melbourne area (Australia) based online marketplace MyDeal.com.au for immediate withdrawal of playing cards deck carrying images of various Hindu deities; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that these Hindu deities were highly revered in Hinduism and wereRead More →

Willson School, a PreK-8 public school of Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) in Ohio, has a full-fledged “Meditation Center”. According to reports, students can self-refer or teachers can refer students to the Willson Meditation Center (WMC) for short periods of meditation or yoga time. Activities at this Center include meditation,Read More →