November 14, 2014

A land that claims to value Freedom of Religion is barring Sikhs from serving in the military if they remain true to their faith. Read more

November 12, 2014

India gets a new position: minister of yoga and alternative medicine Read more

November 11, 2014

What are we defining ourselves as? Is it our true identity? Read more

November 3, 2014

Brittany Maynard’s decision to end her life has sparked controversy. What does Hinduism teach about this decision? Read more

October 30, 2014

A glimpse at a few of the books I’m reading. Read more

October 27, 2014

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 doing that? Read more

October 26, 2014

Feet and shoes don’t have the same connotations in the United States and India, and this can lead to cultural misunderstandings. Read more

October 23, 2014

We often think of wealth in terms of one thing: numbers. How fat is our bank account? How are our investments growing? If the number on the bank account is dangerously low and we don’t even have investments, it’s hard to think of ourselves as rich. The word wealth actually refers to well-being and the Goddess of Wealth bestows blessings broader than pretty numbers. Here are eight forms of wealth embodied by Lakshmi… Read more

October 21, 2014

On the occasions you get completely swept away by a film and magically transported to a place where you forget your true nature and become absorbed in the onscreen world, you don’t get angry with the screenwriter or director or actors or movie theater. Read more

October 19, 2014

Lights…candles…Diwali! The festival of lights is coming up and I’m getting excited. Read more

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