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...]

Book Club: Eat, Pray, Love: 37-39

eat pray love

The second book in our book club series is Eat, … [Read more...]

Meditating at the Ramakrishna Math in Chennai


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

Hindus Aren’t The Ones Who Need Religious Tolerance Lectures

Author	Pete Souza

While we were traveling one day in our van the … [Read more...]

India Still Has My Heart

Chennai Airport

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

Bindi Fashion


As much as I love all the deep philosophical … [Read more...]