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Protest the Caricature of Hindu Deities to Sell Alcohol in Austin, TX

  We the undersigned have recently noticed that your bar and restaurant, Whip In is caricaturing Hindu deities to sell alcohol. We find the imagery and labels you have used to brand your ales, Saraswatisaison Lakshmi Hefe Parvati Pale Ale RadhakrishnaWit the Ganesale the Kalidurgale the Gayatribrews Gayatrigrowlers have direct connotation to the names of the most sacred Hindu deities (representation of Hindu Gods and Goddesses), Saraswati, Parvati, Gayatri, Kali and Durga, Rama, ...

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Destruction of UNESCO Heritage Bujang Valley Site in Malaysia

Dear Sir, Namaskar! We protest the sale of planned demolition of Bujang Valley UNESCO Heritage and Archeological site by the Malaysian Government for housing development. Kadaram (Kedah) is part of the ancient King Raja Raja Cholan's kingdom. Raja Raja Chola built many temples in Kedah in the eight century, however the only surviving temple is in Bujang Valley. Bujang Valley is recognized as a heritage place which is older than Angkor Watt in Cambodia. The global Hindu community, led by Amer ...

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AHAD Disappointed at CPWR Withdrawal from Co-Sponsorship of World Without Borders

AHAD Joined Coalition to Express Disappointment at Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions withdrawal from Event Commemorating Chicago's World Parliament of Religions, "World Without Borders" September 22, 2013 Dear Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions Trustee, We the undersigned write to express our profound disappointment with the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions’ (CPWR) withdrawal from co­sponsorship of the “World Without Borders” event to be held in Chicago ...

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‘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 for womens' thongs, Cafe-Press.com has on display hundred per cent cotton 'Hindu God Shiva classic ...

UK museum stops selling tissues with Krishna’s image

As the first Hindu anti defamation organization in the world, AHAD's impact has been felt globally.   Shyam Bhatia in London | December 12, 2002 20:26 IST Following protests from Hindus, one of Britain's most prestigious museums has withdrawn the sale from its gift shop of a brand of paper tissues that bear the image of Lord Krishna. The Victoria and Albert Museum agreed to stop selling German-made Sniff tissues after a complaint from UK's National Council of Hindu Temples. Bimal Krishna Das, a sp ...

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Reason Magazine: E Pluribus Umbrage by Tim Cavanaugh

E Pluribus Umbrage The long, happy life of America's anti-defamation industry. Tim Cavanaugh  Dec. 1, 2002 12:00 am Original URL: http://reason.com/archives/2002/12/01/e-pluribus-umbrage The sexual abuse scandal of 2002 is arguably the gravest crisis in the history of the American Catholic Church. Sexual dysfunction, hypocrisy, institutional self-regard, Soviet-style secrecy, pathological hostility to plain dealing -- even the infamous 19th-century nativist fable The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk c ...

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Nataraja – Lord Shiva as a Scantly Clad Woman Hawks Shower Fixtures

Does this Offend You? Kohlar Ad Kohler, one of the most prominent plumbing supply companies is using Lord Nataraja (a form of Lord Shiva) in the form of a scantly clad woman and taking a shower to hawk its new shower products. The image in the Kohler advertisement appeared in The New York Times on Sunday. Oct 13, 2002. This image is unmistakably that of Lord Shiva as Nataraja. The dancing pose, multiple hands, the hand gestures, the metaphor of water from shower too, resembles the flow of river Ganga ( ...

Press Release: Hindus Enraged at Kohler Company for Image of Lord Nataraja as Scantly Clad Woman Hawking Shower Fixture

America Hindus Against Defamation Press Release Hindus Enraged at Kohler Company for Image of Lord Nataraja as Scantly Clad Woman Hawking Shower Fixture Kohler, one of the most prominent plumbing supply companies is using Lord Nataraja (a form of Lord Shiva) in the form of a scantly clad woman and taking a shower to hawk its new shower products. The image in the Kohler advertisement appeared in The New York Times on Sunday. Oct 13, 2002. This image is unmistakably that of Lord Shiva as Nataraja. The da ...

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Press Release: Hindus Enraged at Kohler Company for Image of Lord Nataraja as Scantly Clad Woman Hawking Shower Fixture

America Hindus Against Defamation Letter to Kohler Hindus Enraged at Kohler Company for Image of Lord Nataraja as Scantly Clad Woman Hawking Shower Fixture American Hindus Against Defamation Contact : ahad@hindunet.org Representing several prominent Hindu organizations in N. America Public Relations Officer Kohler Company Dear PR Officer, I would like to write to you as the Convenor of American Hindus Against Defamation, a coalition of prominent Hindu organizations in USA devoted to the awarene ...

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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, please, but no beef” to more explicit, unprintable messages. Manufactures JDK products were forced to change one of the most ...