Gold Coast yogawear firm removes Lord Ganesha leggings after Hindu protest

Gold Coast (Queensland, Australia) based activewear company “Flow Yoga Wear” removed leggings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha from website after Hindus protested calling it “highly inappropriate”.

Ganesha Leggings, which were priced at AU$75.00, were not seen on the company website on June 25.

Products of Flow Yoga Wear; whose tagline is “Lovingly Made in Australia” and which claims to “proote ethical wear”; include leggings, tops, tees, necklaces and kimono. Besides selling online, Flow Yoga Wear, which is the inspiration of Gold Coast local Kylie Morris, also has stockists in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Product description of Ganesha Leggings, which was claimed to be “100% Australian made and designed”, stated: “Grant us Always New Energy, Spirit & Happiness Lord Ganesha!”

In Hinduism, Lord Ganesha is worshipped as god of wisdom and remover of obstacles and is invoked before the beginning of any major undertaking.

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