Hindus urge Missouri Governor to sign yoga tax exemption

Hindus are urging Missouri Governor Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon to sign the measure exempting yoga classes from sales tax, already reportedly passed by Missouri lawmakers. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, commending the Missouri legislature for...

Hindu temple opens in England’s Swindon

Swindon in South West England has a new Hindu temple now. Swindon Hindu Temple & Cultural Centre organized its first formal puja on May 21, which reportedly included Ganesh puja, Satyanarayan puja, etc., followed by community lunch. Run by Swindon Hindu Temple...
Religious statesman Rajan Zed warmly welcomed in Illinois

Religious statesman Rajan Zed warmly welcomed in Illinois

Religious statesman Rajan Zed was warmly welcomed in the state of Illinois, which he visited recently and opened the Rockford City Council on May 16 with its first historical Hindu invocation since Rockford was chartered in 1852. Zed, who is President of Universal...

Hindus seek fairness in programming at BBC

Hindus want British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to broadcast more Hindu programs, dedicating more hours to Hinduism. According to a recent report in The Sunday Times, “The BBC is too Christian in its religious output, according to an internal review, and should...

“Amrita Island” in USA

There is “Amrita Island” in the Barnstable County of Massachusetts state of USA. Thomas Baxendale (who made fortune in shoe business with his invention box-toe shoe) and his wife Esther Minerva reportedly purchased this island (in Squeteague Harbor in the village of...

UCLA study endorses yoga to reduce Alzheimer’s risk

University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) “study finds that yoga and meditation can help minimize cognitive impairment”, according to UCLA release issued on May 10. To reduce risk for Alzheimer’s, skip Lumosity (games claiming to improve memory, etc.) and get onto...