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.
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.
Original URL: Varsha Bhosle Column on Rediff Shittin’ Gritty by Varsha Bhosle By now you’ve all read about Sittin’ Pretty Designs’ toilet seats bearing images of Ganpati Bappa and Kali Ma, who are the only two deities featured in the company’s “Sacred Seat Collection” suite. Meaning, only Hindu deities are
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
NEWS INDIA-TIMES PAGE ONE STORY 28 JULY 2000 ISSUE Protests Over Sandals With Deities By RAVI ADHIKARI Hindus, who passed by the display window of a shoestore in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, July 17, exclaimed He Bhagwan! (Oh My God), in shock mixed with anguish and anger. The
AHAD on Supreme Court Ruling about School Sports Prayers: Originally Published in: Dallas Morning News By: Jeff Weiss Published On: 06/19/2000 High court’s decision won’t end debate over student-led prayers DALLAS, Texas _ The girl who took the microphone at a small-town Texas football field for a pre-game prayer set
AHAD Condemns Southern Baptist Diwali Booklet Publication: The Guardian Author: James Meek, Religious Affairs Editor Publication Date: Nov. 2, 1999 US Baptists pray for ‘Satan’s Hindu slaves’ Just weeks after outraging US Jewish leaders with a booklet aimed at converting Jews to Christianity, the country’s biggest Protestant denomination has done it
Tunku Varadarajan believes that we are UnHindu, because we stand up for Hindu dharma! Maybe, he missed the Dotbusters era… India Today (North American edition) Sep. 14, 1999 ALTERNATE ACCENT | Tunku Varadarajan UNHINDU HINDUS – Apolitical Intolerance Has Now Struck the Community I am a Hindu. My childhood
Publication: Rediff URL: http://www.rediff.com/news/1999/sep/01us1.htm Date of Publication: 09/1999 Author: R S Shankar Bowing to pressure by the American Hindus Against Defamation and its allies, Warner Bros agreed on Monday to delete from the soundtrack the Bhagvad Gita used in an orgy scene in Stanley Kubrick’s controversial film, Eyes Wide Shut.
AHAD Letter to the producers of the show: Urgent Clarification Sought From Producers of “Xena” American Hindus Against Defamation Representing several prominent Hindu organizations in N. America Sue May Pacific Renaissance Pictures Ltd. P. O. Box 90409 Auckland, New Zealand Dear Ms. May It has been brought to our notice