I’m Allowed to Like Hymns

I'm really big on respecting every individual's choice to practice the religion that makes him happy. Hinduism is my home and it is the religion that I love, but I am well aware that my experience of life is far from average. I'm more than a bit odd. So I have lots of practice in knowing that what works for me, and what is good for me is not what is going to work for everyone.There are many, many people who feel fulfilled by Christianity or by Islam or by another religion. I don't begrudge … [Read more...]

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Bhajan Singing

I went back to the Sathya Sai Baba group on Saturday for their more regular service.It's always challenging to be in a new place with unfamiliar people, but I know if I keep at it, I'll make friends and become part of the fabric of the group.The first part was practice for the bhajans, which are hymns. I didn't know what to expect from that, but it turned out to be quite difficult for me. I thought there would be lyric books to look at, but there turned out to be only one. I was given … [Read more...]

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