ArticleThe Future of Faith: Eastern Religions
What happens when Eastern religions engage Western culture, traditions, and norms? In this special series, Buddhists, Daoists, Jains, Sikhs, and Hindus consider the future of Eastern religious traditions in the American context.
Seeking ShantiThe Good of Hinduism: A Solid Foundation for Pluralism
The Hindu religion is inherently very diverse, and has many different ways of being sliced and diced. It’s at once monotheistic, polytheistic, henotheistic and more. (This post is part of a Patheos Symposium on "What Good is Religion?")
The White HinduBalance of Good and Bad
My life has become wonderful. Everything I always hoped it would be. I have the doting husband, my own home, and I’m a stay-at-home mom to the sweetest little baby the world may have ever produced! The weird thing is that since all these things have fallen into place, I’ve been having nightmares. I’m not [Read More...]
Hindu 2.0100 Great Bhagavad Gita Quotes From Krishna
CC-BY-SA Wikimedia Commons (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Krishna_statue,_belur.jpg) Here are a hundred Bhagavad Gita quotes, spoken by Krishna to Arjuna on the battlefield... [Read More]
The White HinduGanesha: Everything You Need to Know
Ganesha is the elephant-headed God that is beloved by nearly all Hindus. Regardless of sect, branch, region, or family, it would be rare to find a Hindu who didn’t have a Ganesh... [Read More]
DrishtikoneSita Abandonment: No matter which way one looks, Ram was NEVER a bad husband
Ram and Sita In today’s world, it is unimaginable for anyone to value anything that is not one’s own – relative or asset – more than that which is consider “own”. So, when a King... [Read More]
Gathering NectarWhat does it mean when Hindus touch someone’s feet?
After learning that feet are considered unclean and insulting in India, it can be surprising to see a Hindu bending down to touch someone’s feet with their hand. Why are they... [Read More]