An Indian non secular chief has requested a Brazilian style garments model to take away the picture of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh from one in every of its strains of shorts for women and men. Hindu cleric Rajan Zed demanded that garments maker Jon Cotre provide an apology for “deeply trivializing” some of the revered gods of Hinduism, the world’s third largest faith with about 1.2 billion followers. “Lord Ganesh was meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and not to adorn one’s thighs, hips, groin, buttocks, genitals and pelvis,” Zed, who relies within the U.S. state of Nevada, stated in an announcement.
It was not potential to contact the corporate situated in Sao Paulo on Friday resulting from a vacation within the state.
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Lord Ganesh is among the best-known and most worshipped deities within the Hindu pantheon, readily recognized by his elephant head.
Zed stated the inappropriate use of Hindu deities, symbols or icons for business functions harm devotees.
“Clothing companies should not be in the business of religious appropriation, sacrilege and ridiculing entire communities,” Zed stated.
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