Hindus criticize ban on yoga in Los Angeles parks & beaches

Hindus are critical of Los Angeles City Council’s recent reported decision of banning yoga, among other things, at public beaches and parks. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who strongly criticized the attempts to regulate yoga in the past by various states in USA, in...

Religious call to fight infidelity in Ottawa

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has given a call to the leaders of various religions and denominations to put up a joint fight against the reportedly staggering amount of infidelity in Canada’s capital Ottawa. According to reports, cheating website “Ashley Madison”, whose...

Oxford University digitizes old paintings of Hindu gods

University of Oxford has posted digital versions of 110 Kalighat paintings of Hindu deities and others from 19th-century Calcutta on its new online portal “Digital.Bodleian”. These include paintings of Hindu deities Krishna, Shiva, Ganesha, Durga, Hanuman,...

National Gallery of Victoria displaying Lord Krishna

National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in Melbourne (Australia) is showcasing Lord Krishna and Lord Rama images in an exhibition “Gods, Heroes and Clowns” till October four. It includes over 50 rarely seen works from India and other Asian countries going back to 18th...

Saskatoon Hindu Temple launching $1.2 million expansion

Shri Lakshmi Narayan Temple in Saskatoon (Canada) is launching expansion project estimated at $1.2 million with a “Shilanyas Ceremony” on July 30. It will reportedly include a large multi-purpose hall, an equal size basement with dining area, etc., thus doubling the...

Zed urges Secunderabad Club to offer equal opportunities to women

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged the elite Secunderabad Club in India to offer equal rights and opportunities to women. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that the reported 137-years old gender...