Raksha Bandhan 2014 [Hindu Holiday]

Raksha Bandhan, or Rakhi Purnima, is this Sunday August 10th.This is a time when girls in India give red thread bracelets to their brothers and the men in their lives whom they consider as brothers in thanks for their love and protection.Sometimes these bracelets are used to "friend zone" someone and a boy who has romantic hopes for a particular girl might be disappointed to receive a bracelet on this day. But the festival is best celebrated as a way to let the men in one's life know … [Read more...]

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How to Raise Hindu Children

I will be posting about my wedding soon. It all went great! I want to wait to get some of the pictures from the photographer to show you, so hopefully next week or maybe the week after we'll have a wedding update! *** This month for back to school Patheos has a theme on how we go about raising our children to pass on our beliefs and our values.I know that to some extent, kids are going to eventually grow up and make their own decisions about religion, spirituality, and belief. They may … [Read more...]

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