May 5, 2023

In earlier articles, we offered Hanuman Ji’s profile followed by his diplomacy skills in brokering friendship between Lord Ram and Sugriva. The following includes more examples of his diplomacy when Hanuman arrives in Lanka, finds Sita, and meets Ravana. Hanuman Heading to Lanka: Tasked to find Sita, Hanuman asked Ram to give him something to establish his credibility as his representative. Ram offered the wedding ring to Hanuman. With the ability to disguise himself and stay under the radar, Hanuman... Read more

April 29, 2023

  The focus here is on Hanuman’s diplomacy with the ability to disguise. It combines his communication and collaboration skills, and composure. He could analyze the situation, think critically, and make himself aware of his surroundings. His calm personality, unless provoked, is another trait of his diplomacy. Part II will cover Hanuman’s defiant diplomacy when provoked by King Ravana in Lanka. A brief introduction to the Hindu God Hanuman was offered recently  Hanuman, the prominent character in the Hindu epic... Read more

April 22, 2023

 HINDU GOD HANUMAN Hindu God Hanuman Ji (Ji is a sign of respect by Hindus) is part human and part monkey with a long tail. This article is a brief introduction to who Hanuman is and why millions of Hindus worldwide worship Him.  The discussion also includes that non-Hindus have faith in the Monkey God, Hanuman. According to Hindu scriptures, Hanuman is believed to be one of ten incarnations (called das-avatar; ten incarnations) of Lord Shiva. These avatars are thought... Read more

October 28, 2022

Nothing is more historical than the Conservative party choosing a devout Hindu, Rishi Sunak, to lead the party and the nation. It came at the auspicious time for Hindus immersed in celebrating Deepawali. Winston Churchill may be restless in his grave watching an Indian take the reign of Britain. Why? Because he once remarked, “all Indian leaders will be of low caliber and men of straw.” I hope that PM Sunak proves Churchill wrong to assert that Indian leaders are... Read more

October 23, 2022

  I wonder if it is merely a coincidence or a Divine calling that I am writing my first column when Hindus are immersed in celebrating their heritage.  The month of October takes special significance for the Hindu religion in that many of their important festivals fall in or around this month.Today’s focus is on Hinduism’s most coveted festival Diwali (or Deepavali), the “festival of light.” It is as significant as, for example, Christmas and Eid for the largest and... Read more

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