It seems that the world-famous hipster-approved Urban Outfitters is in trouble for pissing off an entire religious community. According to the race-aware, this is the second time in two years that the Hindu community has been outraged over Urban Outfitters attempt to profit of of Lord Ganesha, a Hindu deity.  In 2013 UO decided to stock its shelves with a pair of $8 Lord Ganesha Socks, enraging Hindu Community leaders.  “Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples and home shrines and not be wrapped around one’s feet.” according to Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism. The newest release from UO is a a duvet cover featuring an illustration of Lord Ganesha that sells between $129 and $169. While no official statements have been made Erin Myer of adequately sums it up.  “I shudder to think of all the 20-somethings dying to get their hipster racism on by flaunting this duvet in the middle of their Bushwick loft decorated with votive candles.”


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