June 4, 2016 (Vaishakh Krushna Paksha 14, Kaliyug Varsh 5118) Makers of ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ delete inappropriate reference to Hindu God Shrikrushna! We at Forum for Hindu Awakening (FHA) have received several complaints from devout Hindus regarding the objectionable and insulting use … Continue reading
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As we make an effort to understand Hindu Dharma, be awakened about its concepts and live by its principles, the next step, naturally, is to preserve the glory of Hinduism and thus Save Hinduism. To do so, we have to share the unique spiritual science underlying Hinduism with others. We also have to peacefully protest and bring to a stop, any denigration of or assaults on concepts, symbols, objects and Saints held sacred in Hinduism. In this section we have made an effort to report various such onslaughts, to create awareness and to encourage peaceful and prompt protests from our readers.
Stopping denigration – an integral part of the preservation of Dharma!
In a broad sense, denigration means displaying something in an undesirable form/shape, different from its original form/shape. Any act or object that obstructs the emanation of subtle sāttvik vibrations of the Divine can also be considered denigration. For the purposes of preserving Hindu Dharma, we will consider the denigration of concepts and practices held sacred in Hindu Dharma. Such denigration can find expression in a painting, sculpture, text, words, sentences, plays, movies etc. and can:
- Adversely impact the faith of people in the Divine
- Set incorrect examples for future generations
- Create a doubt about the credibility of the Divine or its Symbol. Eventually, it can erode Dhaarmik practices and moral, social and spiritual values.
- Question the very relationship humans have with the Divine and the faith of a human in Divinity.
Note: You will notice that we have provided a protective border around each of the denigrated images. The border has in it Srī Krushna’s (Krishna’s) Name or chant (Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevay) to counteract any harmful frequencies that the picture emits on account of the denigration. The Name of God to be used as a protective sheath for any given denigrating image is obtained through meditation by seekers doing spiritual practice (sādhanā per Gurukrupāyoga) under His Holiness Dr. Jayant Athavale’s guidance.
Protest and Report Denigration!
Many instances of the denigration of Hindu deities are reported to the Forum for Hindu Awakening. As the Forum strives to provide a platform for Hindu organisations, groups, leaders and individuals and has limited volunteers, it would be well appreciated if the reporting person could initiate a protest himself and update us on it and on any further developments.
Know and protest these instances of denigration:
Feb 22, 2016 (Magha Poornima, Kaliyug Varsh 5117) Update : Two shop owners removed the products from their online shops. Please continue to peacefully protest. Protest against denigration of Hindu Deity Shri Ganesh by etsy.com Etsy.com is an online shopping … Continue reading
Feb 16, 2016 ( Magha Shukla paksha Navami, Kaliyug Varsh 5117 ) The online store GBSK is selling T-shirts, Tank-Tops and Hoodies with images of Hindu Deities and Divine symbols. Forum for Hindu Awakening promptly wrote to the website, bringing to … Continue reading
February 3, 2016 Magha Krushna Paksha Dashami, Kaliyug Varsh 5117 We at Forum for Hindu Awakening (FHA) have received several complaints from devout Hindus regarding the objectionable and insulting use of a dialogue referring to the revered Hindu Deity Shrikrushna … Continue reading
January 22, 2016 Pousha Shukla Paksha Trayodashi, Kaliyug Varsh 5117 Forum for Hindu Awakening (FHA) recently came across a newly launched video game “Gamaya Legend” based on the epic – The Ramayana The revered Hindu’s Deities , Shri Ram and … Continue reading
January 12, 2016 Pousha Shukla Paksha Tritiya, Kaliyug Varsh 5117 We at Forum for Hindu Awakening (FHA) have received several complaints from devout Hindus regarding the sale of various clothing items having the revered Hindu Deity Shri Ganesh and sacred … Continue reading
January 10, 2016 Pousha Krushna paksha 14 / Amavasya, Kaliyug Varsh 5117 Shiva’s Drum Yoga Shop is a retailer of fashionable yoga clothing, yoga mats, yoga accessories and props as well as jewelry, Indian art and statues, hand drums, incense, … Continue reading
December 25, 2015 (Margashira Poornima, Kaliyug Varsh 5117) It has been observed that Transparency International has shown the wrong map of India on its website. As it is evident from the below image, Transparency International has not shown a part … Continue reading
December 4, 2015 (Kartik Krushna paksha Navami, Kaliyug Varsh 5117) Livesankalpa.com, an online shopping portal selling various products such as T-shirts and mobile cases causing denigration of Hindu Deity Shri Ganesh. Alert Hindus notified Forum for Hindu Awakening (FHA), about … Continue reading
November 30, 2015 (Kartik Krushna paksha Panchami, Kaliyug Varsh 5117) We received several criticisms from local devout Hindus concerning Halloween (Trick or Treat) event planned on Radha Krishna Temple’s premises in Lawrenceville, New Jersey in the month of October 2015. … Continue reading