Gwyneth gets the Hindu slamMay 20th, 2009 - 12:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Gwyneth Paltrow has incurred the wrath of Hindu scholars.
The actress has been criticized for using religious terminology to promote her ‘mundane’ weekly Goop blog.
US Hindu leader Rajan Zed has reportedly said the actress should learn more about the ancient religion before using taglines like ‘nourish the inner aspect’ on her website.
He strongly feels that the stylish actress is leading impressionable minds astray by suggesting her weekly musings are deep and philosophical — and then just writing about material, “external” matters.
He’s said: ‘There are not many deep, spiritual and philosophical thoughts in the blog, which are an essential part of nourishing the inner self. The actress needs to grow-up and stop writing about mundane topics like ”Boots by Gucci”, ”Banana Pancakes”, ”The Hungry Cat” and ”Tweezerman” — in which she talks about taming the unruly eyebrows of men.”
He’s added: “Instead, she needs to talk about topics like realising self, immortality, deeper reality, eternity, soul, inner realms of the mind and spirit, pure consciousness. That’s if she’s truly serious about inner aspect.”
Hindus around the world are super sensitive about the whole religion thing. Gwyneth needs to be aware about such things before blurting out things like that. - Sampurn Media
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