October 14, 2014

God doesn’t lose people. When someone dies, we say we’ve lost them, but God doesn’t lose anyone. Whether we’re in this body or not, God knows exactly where each of us is. Read more

October 10, 2014

Karma carries across lifetimes — and you don’t have to believe in reincarnation for this to be true. Your children and grandchildren will inherit the fruits of your karmas whether you reincarnate or stop existing at death. Future generations will inherit the world we create regardless of what we “believe” or “refuse to believe.” Read more

October 9, 2014

The worst karmas aren’t the ones we purposefully cultivate but the “careless karmas.” Read more

October 8, 2014

Karma is like a garden. You plant seeds, you tend them, you harvest crops, you plant the seeds from your harvest. There are three types of karma… Read more

October 7, 2014

When people get frustrated trying to pinpoint whether Hindus are monotheistic, polytheistic, pantheistic or panentheistic, this is the question I ask. Read more

October 6, 2014

A discussion of “Yoga Bitch: One Woman’s Quest to Conquer Skepticism, Cynicism, and Cigarettes on the Path to Enlightenment.” Read more

October 4, 2014

Interfaith work is difficult when people of other faiths characterize your Gods as demons and your religion as bondage. Read more

October 3, 2014

When Hindus use images (murti) in worship, we talk to the transcendent God through the immanent form the same way you can talk to your far-away family on Skype. Read more

October 2, 2014

The factions in Divergent highlight the one thing about Hinduism that clashes the most with American values — the caste system. Read more

September 30, 2014

Our early decisions are like the opening moves in a chess game. There will come a point in the game in which some of the moves you would have liked to make are no longer open to you. Read more

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