About Ambaa Choate

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.

Temple Buddy

View of Arunachala from temple in Tiruvannamalai

There is one other member of my family who … [Read more...]

Krishna Janmashtami 2015!


Even though Krishna Janmashtami is late this year, … [Read more...]

The Nature of Ambaa


My husband and I were talking about this post and … [Read more...]



How have I been doing on my plans? Pretty … [Read more...]

The World Has Changed


There's a weird feeling I get these days because … [Read more...]

Do The Gods Get Jealous of One Another? {Newbie Question}


Someone recently asked me this question and it … [Read more...]

Making the Most of Our Time


People often urge you to make every moment count, … [Read more...]

Routine is the Enemy of the Present Moment


I have been trying to figure out why I have the … [Read more...]

Forgiving Yourself for A Change In Game Plan

Me about 15 years ago

When we're teenagers we're often encouraged to … [Read more...]