Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Hindu Voice UK Shivratri Issue

feb 22nd

happy sivaratri to all of you on the 26th!

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Issue #2: February 2006


In this issue:


What should Jyoti do ?

After finding a wallet full of cash, belonging to a local troublemaker...

With the excitement of New Year past, most of us will have returned to the daily grind of our regular routines. Never mind, Hindu Voice UK is back to bring you some much-needed refreshment! New features in for February include Horoscopes by Acharya Surinder Gautama, updates to our Resources section and of course many new articles, stories, pictures and reviews. We wish all of our readers a happy Maha Shivratri for the 26th February.

Southern Comfort promises to withdraw Durga whiskey advert 

Hindus around the world have expressed disgust at the use of Goddess Durga to promote Southern Comfort whiskey. Posters and models of Goddess Durga with bottles of Southern Comfort whiskey in each of her hands were first spotted by some Hindus living in Greece, at the 'Balon Oriental Bar' in Athens. They tried to get the bar to remove the images, but were refused and told to contact the whiskey company.



Suffering in Silence

In the first of a two part series, Natasha Jalota shares her true-life experiences of victimisation on a university campus, at the hands of a guy she met during freshers. Read More...

Mohammed cartoon issue: rights & wrongs

The mass outrage in the Muslim world against cartoon depictions of Mohammed has been dominating headlines for days on end. The cartoons were initially printed in the 30 September 2005 issue of the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten after thn editor invited around forty different artists to give their interpretation on how Mohammed may have looked. Twelve artists responded.  Read More...


Hinduism on the London Underground

Standing on a packed train on the way home from university, I was feeling terrible. It had been a hard week, I was annoyed with several colleagues, the train had been delayed and everybody nearby seemed to be coughing and sneezing on me! In the rush to get onto the train people were barging each other and getting into heated arguments. R ead More...


The message left by the racist vandals is clear for all to see. 'Pakis Out' and 'BNP' - short for the racist British National Party, have been spray-painted across the shutters of the local corner shop. Read More...

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