Hindus laud Colorado Senate committee for blocking yoga regulation

Hindus have commended Colorado Senate Education Committee for the bill preventing Division of Private Occupational Schools from regulating yoga instruction in the state. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who strongly criticized the attempts to regulate yoga in the past by...

“Boston Jewish Music Festival” to include sacred Hindu songs

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, renowned “Boston Jewish Music Festival” this year will include “Sacred Songs of Hindus”. The 2015 Festival from February 27 to March 15 in Massachusetts; besides Kabbalat Shabbats, Sacred Hebrew Chants, Shabbat Songs, Jewish choral...

Idaho Senate to open with its 1st Hindu prayer

Idaho Senate, upper house in the State Legislature, will start its day with ancient Hindu mantras on March third, said to be a first since Idaho acquired statehood in 1890. This reportedly historic invocation will contain verses from Rig-Veda; the oldest existing...

Hindu gods at New York’s Metropolitan Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) in New York is displaying “Earring for a Deity Showing Vishnu Riding Garuda” (17th-19th century) in its “Sacred Traditions of the Himalayas” exhibition which will run till June 14. It is also showcasing 17th-19th century “Dish for...

Hindus find pushing of black man from Paris train immoral

Hindus find repeated pushing of black commuter off a Paris metro train on February 17 highly shocking and appalling. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was disturbing to note that racism was still alive and being allowed to...