Imagine the uproar that would erupt if Walmart sold underwear with the image of Jesus Christ on them.
That’s what happened when word leaked out that Amazon Canada was selling underwear with the Hindu deity Lord Ganesha on the hip.
The next day the online retailer removed “Women’s Ganesh Ganesa Ganapati 4 White Hipsters” from … Read more
Amazon has quietly removed some 60 doormats for sale featuring Hindu deities, temples and saints following an outcry from Hindu leaders in the United States.
The images people would have been wiping their feet on included the Hindu deities Shiva, Vishnu, Keishna, Ganesha, Venkateswara, Saraswati, Murugan, Durga-Hanuman, and Padmanabha.
Rajan Zed, president of … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
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A Dairy Queen owner who posted anti-Hindu signs at his fast food outlet may be finalizing the sale of his store.
The signs have apparently been up for months at the Dairy Queen in Kemah, 30 miles southeast of Houston, but the franchise only recently came under intense attention … Read more
Police arrested a California man Saturday for a fire at a mosque in Coachella in Southern California, reports CNN.
Carl James Dial Jr., 23, is being held on $150,000 bail on suspicion of arson, a hate crime and felony burglary.
About five people were praying inside the Islamic Society of Coachella Valley … Read more
Neighbors say they fear for their safety after an unidentified man burned some 40 religious Hindu flags in front of homes in Queens, reports WABC.
Police released dark and grainy video of the incident and hope somebody may be able to identify him.
It happened at around 1 a.m. Thanksgiving morning.
The incident has drawn … Read more
That’s how Hindus say they felt when Conan O’Brien used the image of the goddess Kali in a skit about having sex using a time bone machine.
According to Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society … Read more
A group of Indian American Hindus are urging Urban Outfitters to recall a Lord Ganesha duvet cover from store shelves immediately, reports India West.
In a July 1 statement, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism Rajan Zed said Ganesha is a Hindu deity whose image is meant to be worshiped in temples or shrines, … Read more
As America becomes more diverse, many areas are looking at recognizing certain religious and cultural celebrations as holidays. (photo by tiseb)
A proposal in New York would do just that, according to DNA
State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is co-sponsoring a bill that would allow individual schools and school districts to shut down during … Read more