Subscribe via email

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Suneet's Kamasutra remark irks Hindus

The Hindus are upset at India's famous fashion designer Suneet Varma for reportedly calling Kamasutra the most celebrated Hindu text in the world. (BCCL/)
With reference to his 'Kamasutra' collection fashion display on July 23 at Synergy One Delhi Couture Week organized by the Fashion Design Council of India, Varma was quoted as describing Kamasutra the most celebrated Hindu text in the world. (BCCL/)
Esteemed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada(USA), said that with this statement, Varma appeared to be bypassing the highly revered and powerful Hinduism texts of Vedas, Upanishads, Mahabharata (including Bhagavad-Gita), Ramayana, etc. (BCCL/)
Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, asked Varma to publicly apologize about this issue. (BCCL/)
He further said that the fashion designer appeared to be making a misleading and inappropriate statement about Hinduism for his commercial agenda, which has hurt the devotees. In view of his Indian heritage, Varma should have known better about the Hindu texts. (BCCL/)
Hinduism was the oldest and third largest religion of the world with about one billion adherents and a rich philosophical thought and it should not be taken lightly. Concepts, texts and symbols of any faith, larger or smaller, should not be mishandled, Zed stressed. (BCCL/)
Kamasutra, a Sanskrit text attributed to Vatsayana, is a well-known Kamasastra text, which concerns art, technique and science of kama. (BCCL/)
Varma, whose Suneet Varma Design Pvt. Ltd. is headquartered in NOIDA (Uttar Pradesh, India), claims to be one of the "foremost couture designer's of India...that immortalizes glamour and glitz". (BCCL/)
In this pic, a model is seen walking the ramp in a creation by designer Suneet Varma on Day 2 of the Synergy1 Delhi Couture Week 2011. (BCCL/)
Model Tinu Verghese seen walking the ramp for Suneet Varma during the Synergy1 Delhi Couture Week 2011. (BCCL/)
Seen in this file photo is an image from designer Suneet Varma's 1989 collection. (BCCL/)

No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts with Thumbnails

Subscribe Now: Feed Icon