Hindus Urge Netflix to Rethink Hosting “Record of Ragnarok”, as it Trivializes Lord Shiva

Hindus Urge Netflix to Rethink Hosting “Record of Ragnarok”, as it Trivializes Lord Shiva

Reno, NV…Upset Hindus are urging Netflix to seriously reconsider hosting of anime TV shows “Record of Ragnarok”, which they have called as “highly inappropriate” as it trivializes immensely revered Hindu deity Lord Shiva. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Shiva was meant to be worshipped in temples […]

Justice Department Settles Claims Against Toms River, New Jersey Over Zoning Code That Restricts Houses of Worship

Justice Department Settles Claims Against Toms River, New Jersey Over Zoning Code That Restricts Houses of Worship

Washington, D.C… The Justice Department today announced an agreement with the Township of Toms River, New Jersey, to resolve allegations that the Township violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) by severely restricting where houses of worship can locate within its jurisdiction. The proposed consent decree, which was filed today in the […]

Statement from President-elect Biden on Religious Freedom Day, 1/16/21

Statement from President-elect Biden on Religious Freedom Day, 1/16/21

Washington, DC…. Two hundred and thirty-five years ago, the Virginia General Assembly passed Thomas Jefferson’s landmark Statute for Religious Freedom, laying a foundation of liberty to be enshrined in our Constitution and passed down through the generations. Today, Religious Freedom Day, is a symbol of that commitment — and a reminder that the work of […]

Counties Statewide Can Reopen Places of Worship for Religious Services and Retail Stores

Counties Statewide Can Reopen Places of Worship for Religious Services and Retail Stores

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the statewide reopening of places of worship for religious services and in-store retail shopping. Modifications are required to keep Californians safe and limit the spread of COVID-19. Subject to approval by county public health departments, all retail stores can reopen for in-store shopping under previously issued […]

Reno Buddhist Center’s New Year’s Eve Multi-Faith Service

Reno Buddhist Center’s New Year’s Eve Multi-Faith Service

Reno, CA…Reno Buddhist Center will host its annual New Year’s Eve Multi-faith service. What an inspiring and positive way to welcome the 2020! This celebration is open to everyone in the community no matter what faith background. Many faiths will speak on the theme of “Compassion” from their traditions. We will also enjoy musical performances […]

Hindu Prayers for El Paso & Dayton Massacre Victims & The Nation

Hindu Prayers for El Paso & Dayton Massacre Victims & The Nation

Reno, NV…Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged all the Hindu temples and prayer-centers nationwide to hold special prayers for all victims, their loved ones, first responders, healthcare workers and others touched by the recent tragic loss in El Paso and Dayton. Hindus strongly condemn any and all acts of violence against innocent people. We are […]

Christian-Muslim-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish Leaders Jointly Celebrated Thanksgiving

Christian-Muslim-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish Leaders Jointly Celebrated Thanksgiving

Carson City, NV….In a remarkable interfaith gesture; area Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist and Jewish leaders joined together to celebrate multi-faith Thanksgiving at Connected Church of the Nazarene in Carson City on November 20. The theme of this interfaith worship service was “Amends & Reconciliation”, and various religious leaders spoke around “making amends and working toward […]

Shocked Hindus Strongly Condemn Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

Shocked Hindus Strongly Condemn Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

Reno, NV…Hindus have strongly condemned Saturday morning’s massacre at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Congregation, a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and expressed sympathy to victims. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Reno today, said: We are deeply saddened by this horrific tragedy. Our hearts go out to the victims and their loved ones and […]

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