‘Om’ on thongs invite Hindu ire

‘Om’ on thongs invite Hindu ire PTI | Feb 7, 2005, 02.41 PM IST Original URL: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/Om-on-thongs-invite-Hindu-ire/articleshow/1013700.cms WASHINGTON: An American online store selling womens’ undergarments featuring images of Hindu Gods and religious icons has angered members of the community who have demanded their immediate withdrawal from the website. In an ad

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Indians in US not amused by ‘racist’ doll

Original URL: http://headlines.sify.com/1645news1….not~amused~by~’racist’~doll ‘Mr Patel’, a politically-incorrect doll manufactured by a US company, has angered Indians in America. When smacked on the head, the turban-clad doll talks in a sing-song “Indian accent”. The recorded messages range from “Don’t talk like that in front of my back” and “Hamburger. Everything on it,

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A First Line of Defense – American Hindus Against Defamation take on offending toilet seats and more. But critics say they have strange bedfellows.

A First Line of Defense American Hindus Against Defamation take on offending toilet seats and more. But critics say they have strange bedfellows. Author:Arthur J. Pais Publication: BeliefNet Date Published: 12/2000 URL: http://www.beliefnet.com/faiths/hinduism/2000/12/a-first-line-of-defense.aspx#TLbo4Y56VI1IRGjz.99 Dr. Ajay Shah perfectly understands the importance of the First Amendment.But he also knows the clout of dollars.

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Pop Culture’s appropriation of Hindu deities sparks controversy.

Krishna Culture KRON-TV(San Francisco): 1/22/01 KNBC-TV (Los Angeles): 11/29/00 Pop Culture’s appropriation of Hindu deities sparks controversy. Take a walk down Haight Street in San Francisco and you’ll notice that colorful and exotic Hindu imagery is the height of fashion in many trendy clothing stores. T-shirts, shoes, purses are emblazoned

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Toilet Seat Company Flushed Offline?

Published in: Rediff.com Published: 11/18/2000 Author: NIRSHAN PERERA The owner of Sittin’ Pretty won’t talk, but her Web site may be talking for her. Lamar Van Dyke’s mom-and-pop e-commerce operation, which sells designer toilet seats decorated with images of Hindu gods, has been flickering on and off the Internet since yesterday.

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Hinduism Today: Scandalous Sandals

Original URL: http://www.hinduismtoday.com/modules/smartsection/makepdf.php?itemid=4133   STYLE Scandalous Sandals A merican Hindus against defamation has just launched a new campaign ( www.hindunet.org/ahad/shoes/) expressing their outrage and disgust over shoes with Hindu Deities printed on them. The reporter who broke the story, Ravi Adhikari, is a senior editor with New York City-based News India-Times.

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NYT: NEIGHBORHOOD REPORT – JACKSON HEIGHTS; Of Gods and Soles: Hindu Images on Shoes Lead to Protest

By TARA BAHRAMPOURAUG. 6, 2000 Original URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2000/08/06/nyregion/neighborhood-report-jackson-heights-gods-soles-hindu-images-shoes-lead-protest.html Forget Miami’s Cubans. The New York City Hindu lobby is a force to be reckoned with. Last month, after a discount store in Jackson Heights started selling sandals adorned with colorful images of Hindu gods, Hindu residents began an e-mail blitzkrieg that elicited

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