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...]

Sringeri Week: The Value of Darshan


First of all, darshan is a word that means seeing … [Read more...]

Sringeri Week: Blessings From My Guru

A Little Less Fat Than I Had Been

As you guys know, my husband and I have been … [Read more...]

Sringeri Week: The Shishya Sweekara


When this trip was first planned it was only to … [Read more...]

Sringeri Week: How Much I’ve Changed in Four Years!

The New Gate

Four years ago I tagged along on a trip my parents … [Read more...]

Meditating at the Ramakrishna Math in Chennai


This gorgeous building is right in the middle of … [Read more...]

India Still Has My Heart

Chennai Airport

It is 3:00 in the morning here as I write this. I … [Read more...]

Why Didn’t I Marry a Hindu?


A comment came up on the blog last week suggesting … [Read more...]

How To Prevent Conversions Away From Hinduism

Yes, missionaries in India use lying, trickery, … [Read more...]