Can I Convert to Hinduism [Google Questions Answered]

"Conversion" is a very charged word for Hindus.It is exclusively associated with the predatory behavior of Abrahamic religions (Islam and Christianity) as they work to convert Hindus by any means necessary (including bribery, withholding medicine, tricks, and other coercion). For many Hindus it is only religions that teach exclusive access to Truth that need the concept of conversion. Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma is the original term for the faith) is a way of life and it doesn't put the Truth … [Read more...]

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White Hindu Conversations: Part Four

The office where I work doesn't have a lot of diversity mostly because it's so tiny. There are about ten full time people and occasional contractors. I'm the only woman in this branch. The only person of color is a co-worker who is half Indian and half Irish.In a money-saving effort, I don't usually go out to lunch with the guys, so I don't get to have very meaningful conversations with them.A while back, though, I did decide to go with them to lunch. I was in the car with four boys and … [Read more...]

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Hinduism 101: What do Hindus Believe?

I've been perusing through Yahoo answers and it seems like every page or so someone is asking "What do Hindus believe?" Quite an enormous question!I tried to find a post of mine to direct the questioners to, but found nothing. It seems I have not done a broad overview post for those entirely unfamiliar with Hinduism.So here it is: the big overview...  What is Hinduism and What Do Hindus Believe First of all, Hinduism is a word that is used to refer to a vast variety of people and … [Read more...]

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My Mood in Clothes

I've noticed that how I dress has a strong correlation with my mood. Have you ever noticed this in yourself? Maybe it's a girl thing, because we have so many options of things to wear.Each outfit I put on is a costume of sorts. It transforms how I feel and behave. On different days and different moods, different outfits feel right. On any given day I could be any one of these characters...        But w … [Read more...]

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