Best of The White Hindu


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

Exclusively Inclusive: Holy Contradiction in a Hindu World {Guest Post}

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Today I have a wonderful pep talk for you … [Read more...]

What Does Namaste Really Mean?

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It gives me a bit of a twitch when I see people … [Read more...]

It’s My Birthday Today


You guys, today I turned 33.I can hardly … [Read more...]

Why Do Indians Eat With Their Hands?

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It never occurred to me to ask this question. As … [Read more...]

Scenes from a Grocery Store

I've been working at the grocery store for about a … [Read more...]

At Ganapati’s Feet: book review


I was sent this delightful little book by the … [Read more...]

India’s Daughter, My Reaction

It took me some time to think about how I feel … [Read more...]

Is Widow Burning (Sati) Part of Hinduism? (Criticisms of Hinduism Series)

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Sati is the name given to a disturbing practice of … [Read more...]