How To Pronounce Indian Names


A friend of mine was complaining recently that … [Read more...]

Racial Identity: me and Rachel Dolezal

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I've been hearing about this situation with Rachel … [Read more...]

The Truth About Caste & Hinduism

The role of caste is a very big issue in Hinduism. … [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...]

The Hindu Identity Crisis & The Mindy Project

There is an issue with how young Hindus see … [Read more...]

Can Westerners Gain Enlightenment?


I know I'm always saying that in any given country … [Read more...]

How Do You Curb Desire?


Being away from my usual distractions I was able … [Read more...]

The Rumors Are True: Southern Temples and Foreigners


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

Sringeri Week: The Shishya Sweekara


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