Visiting in MA

Brad and I have come to Massachusetts to celebrate … [Read more...]

Can I Convert to Hinduism [Google Questions Answered]


"Conversion" is a very charged word for … [Read more...]

Why Ritual Matters (Criticisms of Hinduism Series)


It is amazing to me that people could complain … [Read more...]

The Bindi and the Job Interview

No, this isn't me at work. I have a uniform!

Over the summer I quit my office job to write full … [Read more...]

Flashback: North & South

eating in india

On my old blogger blog several years ago I talked … [Read more...]

Full Time Spiritual Life

Though I LOVED my little room at Ramanasram, I don't think I could live this way forever.

Spending two weeks with almost nothing outside of … [Read more...]

Being Dragged Back to Earth


Coming back home from India has been a brutal … [Read more...]

The Rumors Are True: Southern Temples and Foreigners


[For news of how my Mahashivratri went, see this … [Read more...]

Shiva, my old friend

I love this image of His Holiness with Adi Shankara and Lord Shiva behind him

A little while ago a commenter here on the blog … [Read more...]