HINDU GOD

  • Amazon.com removes leggings showing Hindu gods after protests October 15, 2014

    Amazon.com, world's largest online retailer headquartered in Seattle (USA), has removed the women's leggings carrying images of various Hindu gods and goddesses from its website within 24 hours after Hindus protested. Hindu cleric Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, thanked Amazon.com for understanding the concerns of Hindu community, which thought images...
  • Which Hindu God are you? January 5, 2014

    When it comes to Hindu deities, they all have unique characteristics. While Ganesh is the funloving and bindaas kind, Ram is slightly more uptight and righteous. It is these distinct characteristics that make them easy to relate to. Here's a list of Hindu deities and their USPs, tell us which...
  • Australian brewery juxtaposes Ganesha's face, Lakshmi's body on beer bottle November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Brookvale Union, an Australian brewery from New South Wales has a juxtaposed image of Hindu god Ganesha's head and Hindu goddess Lakshmi's body on its ginger beer bottles. This image has upset some Indians in Australia. "Is it just me or does anyone else find this ginger beer...
  • FIR against Digvijaya Singh for comparing 'tainted' Raghavji with Hindu god Rama July 21, 2013

    Bhopal: An FIR has been filed against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for comparing sacked Madhya Pradesh Finance minister Raghavji with a Hindu god. Singh's comment had led to wide scale protests from political outfits like the Hindu Mahasabha. They alleged that he made an objectionable reference to Hindu god Rama...
  • Vishwakarma Puja: Worshipping the Hindu God of creation September 17, 2012

    Kolkata: Vishwakarma is the presiding Hindu deity of all craftsmen, architects, mechanics and technicians. He is believed to have fabricated and designed the divine architecture of the universe. As a mark of reverence, he is not only worshipped by the engineering and architectural community but also by all professionals who worship...
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Odishabased sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the justconcluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain. Pattnaik's 3.5metre sand sculpture bearing message "Save The Sea Life" won in 'People's Choice' and 'Best Positive' sculpture categories. Pattnaik used about...
  • Hindu Gods in US custommade postage stamps February 2, 2010

    Washington: Hindu gods have made their way into US mail, with an Atlanta based company headed by an Indian American launching a series of legally valid custommade postage stamps. The first of these 44cent stamps featuring Sri Krishna, ShivaParvathi, Lakshmi, Lord Venkateshwara, Murugan, Vinayaka and Sai Baba were issued by usapostage.com...
  • Muslim qawals sing at Navratras September 23, 2006

    New Delhi: The Navratras are on all across northern India and in a west Delhi temple the festivities have a unique flavour. Here, Muslim qawals (traditional singers) join in the jagrans (night long prayers) in praise of the Mata Sherowali Goddess. Shabbir Husian is a devout muslim. He offers namaz (Muslim...