ArticleThe Future of Faith: Eastern Religions
What happens when Eastern religions engage Western culture, traditions, and norms? In this special series, Buddhists, Daoists, Jains, Sikhs, and Hindus consider the future of Eastern religious traditions in the American context.
Seeking ShantiThe Good of Hinduism: A Solid Foundation for Pluralism
The Hindu religion is inherently very diverse, and has many different ways of being sliced and diced. It’s at once monotheistic, polytheistic, henotheistic and more. (This post is part of a Patheos Symposium on "What Good is Religion?")
The White HinduIs Happiness The Point?
We were visiting friends in Ohio last week when this question came up. We were talking about a relative who seemed to be going down a sad path, one in which she was encouraged not to think for herself or question anything. She expresses a desire to marry very young with a courtship and not [Read More...]
Hindu 2.0100 Great Bhagavad Gita Quotes From Krishna
CC-BY-SA Wikimedia Commons (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Krishna_statue,_belur.jpg) Here are a hundred Bhagavad Gita quotes, spoken by Krishna to Arjuna on the battlefield... [Read More]
The White HinduWhy Do Hindus Pierce Their Nose? [Google Questions Answered]
Curious to know what people were wondering about Hindus and Hinduism, I went to Google and entered some prompts. For example, I typed “Why do Hindus” and then paused to see... [Read More]
Drishtikoneईदगाह: Idgah – Story of Hamid and Eid
During our school time, Idgah was one of my favorite stories. It was written by Premchand, the famous Hindi writer and is very sensitively written. It brings out a lot of emotions... [Read More]
Gathering NectarWhat does it mean when Hindus touch someone’s feet?
After learning that feet are considered unclean and insulting in India, it can be surprising to see a Hindu bending down to touch someone’s feet with their hand. Why are they... [Read More]
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