About Ambaa

Ambaa is an American woman of European ancestry who is also a practicing Hindu. She is fascinated with questions of philosophy, culture, and the meaning of life. Join her in the journey to explore how a non-Indian convert to Hinduism experiences her religion.

Faith, Doubt, and Guru-Bhakti


As excited as I was to get a baby blessing from my … [Read more...]

Lakshmi Likes A Clean Home


I've always had a vision of myself as a homemaker. … [Read more...]

The Desire to Posses

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When I was a kid I knew how to just appreciate … [Read more...]

I’d Like To Not Exist For A Little While

A new pregnancy test this morning came out … [Read more...]

Big News


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Being in Limbo

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I'm sure I'm not alone in this, but I absolutely … [Read more...]

Best of The White Hindu


Because there are some new readers I wanted to … [Read more...]

What to Attach To


A few weeks ago Brad and I got to spend time with … [Read more...]

Letting Go Is The Hardest Part


It's been a little while since I spoke of my … [Read more...]