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.

The Welcome Wagon


One complaint that people sometimes have trying to … [Read more...]

In What World Is This Okay?


I am pregnant and an American citizen in the U.S. … [Read more...]

Miracles and Gurus

ShriBharati Tirtha on pallanquin

I think I am a great example of how important it … [Read more...]

Will I Self Improve Myself Out Of Existence?

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I'm a big fan of self-improvement. If I notice a … [Read more...]

Prayer For Everyone


Patheos is joining in with a campaign to inspire … [Read more...]

My Life in Hindu Holidays


I've had some really special moments of my life … [Read more...]

My Ganesh Chaturthi 2015 [Hindu Holiday]


I recorded a video of my attempt at a Maha … [Read more...]

How the Internet Changed My Faith

Photo by Kenneth Larsen

Ever since I was a little girl I longed for … [Read more...]

Ganesh Chaturthi 2015 [Hindu Holiday]


Sri Ganesha's birthday is coming up this Thursday … [Read more...]