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 HinduThe Temple and Women’s Periods
This is not really a subject I ever planned to talk about. But now I realize that I’m not the only one who is questioning tradition on this issue. So I think I need to admit my feelings about it. Okay, to back up for a moment, tradition dictates that a woman is ritually “unclean” [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 HinduWhy Do Hindus Pierce Their Nose? [Google Questions Answered]
Curious to know what people were wondering about Hindus and Hinduism, I went to Google and entered some prompts. For example, I typed “Why do Hindus” and then paused to see... [Read More]
DrishtikoneHow India got its Independence – The Real Story
Utpal Dutt, the actor who played comedian in one of most memorable role in Hindi Cinema in Golmaal, was arrested on December 27, 1965 by the Government of West Bengal under... [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]
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