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What do Diwali, Holi, Shiva Ratri, and Thanksgiving all have in common? Give up? They’re all originally Hindu holidays, of course! Really? Well, sort of. At least this is the hypothesis put forth by Richard Salva —  a minister, yoga […]

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Apologies for my hiatus from blogging on OSO. I have spent the last week busily engaged in hosting a special Diwali celebration at Princeton University (where, as my day job, I direct the University’s newly created Hindu Life Program). The […]

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The New York Yankees, World Series champions yet again, are preparing to have 50 tons of confetti dropped on them. Yes, Math Wizards, that would be 100,000 pounds of little, tiny bits of paper. On Friday, the champions will be […]

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I like the idea that one should be able to look at another faith and think  There is something in this other religious tradition that I really value and I wish we had it. I can learn something here.  The […]

Recently, a reader included this concern in his or her following comment to one of my earlier posts: Lastly, I do want to mention that I am not sure that the title of the blog refers to the sacred mantra […]