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 HinduThe Welcome Wagon
One complaint that people sometimes have trying to get started in Hinduism is not feeling welcome. Feeling ignored, in fact. I’ve come to understand that most Hindu temples and organizations are just not at all used to people showing up who aren’t intimately familiar with what to do. And I’ve also found that there’s a [Read More...]
DrishtikoneWhy does Republicans’ Outrage on the Pope Reminds One of Henry VIII?
Henry VIII’s love for Catholicism during his early years was undeniable but when in May of 1533, his love life collided with the religious dictum of his time that flowed from the Church in Rome, his opposition to the Pope and the Roman Church was fierce. For a simple belief in Papal authority, hundreds and thousands [Read More...]
Hindu 2.0101 Mahatma Gandhi Quotes to Inspire Yourself
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi better known as Mahatma Gandhi, is today referred to as the “Father of the Nation” in India. Besides being a critical spearhead in the Indian... [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]
DrishtikoneAstronomical Proof of the Mahabharata War and Shri Krishna: Part I
Why one more date based on the astronomical evidence quoted from the Mahabharata? I have made this effort for the following reasons: Without relying on the stories and myths, I... [Read More]
Gathering NectarConfused about English translations of the Bhagavad Gita?
Krishna revealing the Gita to Arjuna. Translation is tricky. There is the issue of what the individual words mean, and the issue of the idea being translated. For example,... [Read More]
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