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Hindus call Taiwan’s proposed curbs on incense a “religious infringement”

Hindus are highly critical of Taiwan’s reportedly proposed restrictions on burning incense. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a...

Etsy removes Lord Ganesha toilet seat within 2 hours of Hindu protest

Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. withdrew toilet seat carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha from...

Lecture by Surendra Agrawal Saturday, August 19 Oxford Room, HUA

Lecture by Surendra Agrawal Saturday, August 19 from 4 to 6pm in the Oxford Room, HUA    Title of Lecture  ...

Amazon removes Lord Hanuman leggings within 8 hours of Hindu protest

Online retailer Amazon.com withdrew leggings carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Hanuman from its website within about eight hours...


California Can’t Duck Hindu Students’ Claim of Educational Bias

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, July 14, 2017 (Courthouse News): A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss a lawsuit claiming...

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...

Hindus welcome Baptist Health offering free yoga at multiple sites in Miami area

Hindus have commended Miami (Florida) headquartered Baptist Health South Florida (BHSF) offering various free yoga classes. These classes by...

Texas apparel firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesha leggings after Hindus object

Pharr (Texas) based athletic clothing company “Miami Fitwear” apologized and removed leggings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha...

Adequate coverage of Hinduism sought in new religion program at Eastern Michigan University

Welcoming the launch of new Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies degree at comprehensive public Eastern Michigan University (EMU),...

Upset Hindus urge Texas athletic apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha leggings

Upset Hindus are urging Pharr (Texas) based athletic clothing company “Miami Fitwear” for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images...


How a Yoga Guru Is Mastering the Consumer Goods Market in India

WHARTON, PENNSYLVANIA, June 15, 2017 (Knowlege @ Wharton): Can an Indian yoga master and spiritual guru pose a threat...

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Texas schools

Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Texas to close on Diwali, most popular of...

Hindus seek overhaul of Saskatchewan education system, treating all beliefs equally

Hindus are stressing reexamining and rebuilding the education system in Saskatchewan (Canada) so all the belief systems and non-believers...

Massachusetts to Celebrate International Day of Yoga at Four Locations: Boston, Acton, Burlington and Chelmsford

SPIRITUALITY Massachusetts to Celebrate International Day of Yoga at Four Locations: Boston, Acton, Burlington and Chelmsford BOSTON—Massachusetts is celebrating...

New Jersey Hindu temple consecrating unique Krishna statue with 19-day rituals

Shri Krishna Vrundavana Hindu temple in Edison (New Jersey) is organizing “Shri Krishna Pratishtapana and Brahma KalashOthsava” from May...

Hindus seek “decent” new home for Meditation Center at University of North Dakota

Hindus are urging University of North Dakota (UND), a public research university at Grand Forks, to provide its Lotus...

Hindus ask all Iowa cities to offer free yoga like Des Moines

Hindus are urging all the cities and counties in Iowa to offer free yoga classes, on the same pattern...

Hindus urge Starz not to trivialize Lord Ganesh in TV series “American Gods”

Hindus are urging Starz and its parent company Lionsgate not to trivialize highly revered Hindu deity Ganesh in their...