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Bhagavad Gita: A spiritual work of excellence


December 20th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Bhagavad Gita, now at the heart of a row involving Russia and India, is widely seen by Eastern and Western scholars as a masterpiece ... Read more...

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Hindus find Boy George’s ‘Amazing Grace’ disrespectful


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 2 (ANI): Hindus have termed Boy George's 'Amazing Grace' music video as 'disrespectful' to the highly revered deities of Hinduism.Notable Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada ... Read more...

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Hindus concerned about DreamWorks’ ‘Monkeys of Bollywood’


January 13th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 13 (ANI): Expressing concern at the recently announced animated musical 'Monkeys of Bollywood', Hindus have urged its proposed maker DreamWorks Animation to be careful in handling Hindu concepts ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts is among top “Religion Stories” of 2010


January 1st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 1 (ANI): Oscar winner Hollywood star Julia Roberts' (Pretty Woman) conversion to Hinduism is among the top-20 "2010 Religion Stories of the Year" list created by Religion Newswriters Association ... Read more...

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Fashion house Louis Vuitton to display Hindu motifs worldwide during December


December 8th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 08 (ANI): Louis Vuitton, one of the leading international fashion houses, will "lit up with elegant displays of traditional Hindu motifs" during the entire month of December in its ... Read more...

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Hindu Chakra bracelets popular among celebrities


December 4th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (ANI), Dec 4 (ANI): Chakra bracelets, deriving inspiration from Hinduism, appear to be becoming popular among entertainment celebrities.Singer Cheryl Cole, actress Sienna Miller, musician Kanye West, etc., have been reportedly ... Read more...

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Hindus ask Pamela Anderson to take some Indian ethos back home


November 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 16 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed Hollywood diva Pamela Anderson's wish "to soak in Indian ethos" during her India visit to participate in popular television reality show "Bigg Boss".Prominent ... Read more...

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Opting Hinduism not religious gimmick: Julia Roberts


November 14th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 14 (ANI): Oscar-winning Hollywood star Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman), the recent convert to Hinduism, says, "My opting for Hinduism is not a religious gimmick".She adds: "It is similar to ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama buys Ganesh & Hanuman icons in India


November 9th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 9 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama purchased wooden Lord Ganesh, a Hanuman, and Patachitra and Madhubani paintings (which usually depict Hindu religious themes), etc., during her visit to ... Read more...

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Hollywood diva Paula Abdul did not know what ‘Diwali’ was


November 7th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 07 (ANI): Grammy winner Paula Abdul (American Idol) did not know till November four what was Diwali, most popular festival of one billion Hindus of the world and also ... Read more...

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Hindus ask Brand-Perry to take marriage seriously as it is a sacred rite


October 17th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 17 (ANI): Welcoming reports of English actor-comedian Russell Brand and American musician Katy Perry undergoing a Hindu wedding ceremony on October 23 at Jaipur (India), Hindus have suggested ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts’ kids chanted and shaved their heads during India visit


October 12th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 12 (ANI): In an interview published at Oprah.com, Oscar winner Hollywood star Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) says that she and her children were amazed by India. "Hazel said when ... Read more...

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Hindus want Russell Brand to solemnize wedding with proper Hindu rituals


October 5th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US, Oct 5 (ANI): Seeing his frequent forays into Hinduism, Hindus have suggested English actor-comedian Russell Brand to ceremonialize his upcoming wedding with American musician Katy Perry seriously with proper ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome reports of Julia Roberts adopting child from India


October 1st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 1 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed the reports of Oscar winner Hollywood star Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) trying to adopt a child from India.Eminent Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts not the first celebrity to hug Hinduism


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 2 (ANI): Oscar winner Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) is not the first entertainment celebrity to hug Hinduism or its concepts-symbols-terminology.Golden Globe winner Marilyn Monroe (Some Like It Hot) ... Read more...

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Picture of guru “Neem Karoli Baba” attracted Julia Roberts to Hinduism


August 10th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 10 (ANI): Oscar winner Hollywood star Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) became interested in Hinduism after seeing a picture of Hanuman devotee Hindu guru Neem Karoli Baba, who died in ... Read more...

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Hindus warmly welcome Julia Roberts to Hinduism


August 5th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 5 (ANI): Hindus have extended warm welcome to Oscar winner Hollywood star Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) into the Hindu fold.September issue of women's fashion magazine Elle, on which Roberts, ... Read more...

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Hindus urge global media organizations & schools to train staff/pupils in world religions


June 21st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), (ANI): Hindus have urged media organizations of the world to train their staff on the basics of major world religions and denominations so that media persons could have a better ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome Unitarian Universalist interest in Hinduism


June 7th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 7 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed interest of Unitarian Universalists in Hinduism ideas, practices, and values.Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that everybody was ... Read more...

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Hindus willing to help Russell Brand if he seriously wishes to explore spirituality deeper


June 7th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 7 (ANI): Hindu scholars would be willing to help actor-comedian Russell Brand (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) to explore Hinduism further if he is earnestly interested and lives up to its ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome Scorsese documentary showing George Harrison’s devotion to Hinduism


May 17th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 17 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed Martin Scorsese's reported focus on Beatles star George Harrison's dedication to Hinduism in his upcoming documentary "Living in the Material World".Hindu statesman Rajan ... Read more...

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Hindus suggest Wesley Snipes to explore ancient Sanskrit scriptures to find ‘purpose of life’


April 19th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 19 (ANI): In view of actor-producer Wesley Snipes' (Blade) reported fascination with exploring different religions including Hinduism; Hindus have suggested him to look more deeply into ancient Sanskrit scriptures.Acclaimed ... Read more...

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‘Eat Pray Love’ Julia Roberts Movie Worries Hindus


March 22nd, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Julia Roberts has a new movie coming out, and it is sparking controversy in many areas. The movie, entitled "Eat, Pray, Love" is based on a book ... Read more...

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Hindus concerned about Julia Roberts’ “Eat, Pray, Love”


March 21st, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 21 (ANI): Release date for Oscar winner Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) starrer "Eat, Pray, Love" has been announced, its trailer is out, but now Hindus are concerned about ... Read more...

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Yoga ‘completely’ changed Jennifer Aniston’s life


January 17th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 17 (ANI): Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston has revealed that yoga has 'completely' changed her life.Appearing in the introduction to her yoga instructor Mandy Ingber's workout DVD 'Yogalosophy', Aniston, ... Read more...

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Hindus concerned regarding upcoming Hollywood blockbuster “Avatar”


October 10th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Expressing concern at the forthcoming blockbuster Hollywood movie "Avatar", Hindus have urged its famed director James Cameron to be careful when handling Hindu concepts and terminology.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan believes in “karma”


September 6th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 6 (ANI): Welcoming Lindsay Lohan's belief in 'karma', Hindus have urged her to further explore the rich philosophical thought of Hinduism.Lohan recently wrote on social networking service 'twitter': ... Read more...

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Hollywood diva Lindsay Lohan urged to visit Hindu temple in view of her faith in ‘karma’


September 5th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Welcoming Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan's belief in "karma', Hindus have urged her to further explore the rich philosophical thought of Hinduism. Lohan recently wrote on social networking service "twitter': "i'm all about Karma..what ... Read more...

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Hollywood star Charlize Theron listens to Indian chants for relaxation during shooting


August 24th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Oscar winner Charlize Theron (Monster) reportedly listened to Indian chanting music for "relaxation" during her latest Dior campaign shootout. Theron, 34 years old actress-director-producer-model, was participating in fast-paced photo-shoot for Dior's fragrance named ... Read more...

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Hindus glad that pop icon Madonna finally “woke up”


August 3rd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug.3 (ANI): Hindus are happy to note that American entertainer Madonna finally "woke up".Writing an exclusive article in July 31 edition of Israeli daily newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, Madonna wrote ... Read more...

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German diva Claudia Ciesla carries Hindu Lord Ganesha for good luck


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Claudia Ciesla, 22 years old German actress-supermodel-singer, reportedly always carries an idol of Hindu Lord Ganesha presented by her Vedic astrologer, which she claimed brought her good luck. She is reported to have ... Read more...

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Gwyneth gets the Hindu slam


May 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 ... Read more...

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Hindus slam Paltrow’s blog over usage of religious terminology


May 19th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has been slammed by Hindu scholars for using religious terminology to promote her 'mundane' weekly Goop blog.According to U.S. Hindu leader Rajan Zed, the actress should ... Read more...

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Hindu scholars ask for ‘kirtan’ award at Grammys


April 29th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Hindu scholars are calling on Grammy Awards bosses to add a new category for traditional Indian music at the annual awards ceremony. Officials at the Universal Society of Hinduism ... Read more...

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Hindus urge Grammy bosses to include ‘Kirtan’ category


April 29th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): American-Hindu scholars have urged Grammy bosses to add a new category for traditional Indian music at the annual prize giving - the 'Kirtan' category.The Universal Society of Hinduism ... Read more...

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