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The Arts

Is Hollywood Ready for Lord Ram?
By Lavina Melwani

"The Death of Vishnu"
Profile of the acclaimed book's unlikely author

Anoushka Shankar Finds Her Own Groove
By Lavina Melwani

When God is Your Dance Partner
When I dance, I am, for brief moments, free of my earthly ties.
12/13/00
by Rama Balachandran

Culture

Are Hindus Too Passive?
By Shoba Narayan

Confessions of a Closet Vegetarian
By Shoba Narayan

Hindu Approaches to Handling Crisis
By Vidya Bhushan Gupta

Has Hatha Yoga Been Had?
The Hindu roots of Yoga are nowhere to be seen in America's gyms.
02/20/00
by Shoba Narayan

A Question of Identity
V.S. Naipaul says he is not religious. What does it take to be Hindu?
03/03/00
by Tunku Varadarajan

Festivals

The Mother of All Melas
A closer look at the Kumbha Mela.

A Day of Play
Celebrating Holi
By Hema Nair

Not My Holidays
By Shoba Narayan

Pancha Ganapati
A Hindu answer to Christmas

Travel

Searching for Solitude at Ajmer's Shrine

Pilgrimage to Ganga
A travel log to Hinduism's most sacred waters.
04/30/00
by Marlene Goldman

Quizzes

Quiz: What Sort of Hindu Are You?

Raksha Bandhan Quiz
How well do you know your brothers and sisters?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Gods and Goddesses?

Interfaith

Holy Addiction
How Hindu chanting helped me become a better Jew

From the Puja Room to the UU Chapel
The author finds a spiritual home with the Unitarian Universalists, with the help of a Hindu priest and Presbyterian minister.
05/17/00
by Scotty McLennan

Living in America

Gandhi, Apu, and Me
You haven't truly arrived as a community till you've been the butt of a 'Saturday Night Live' skit
03/27/00
by Sreenath Sreenivasan

Tuning out the Teletubbies
How to raise Hindu children in America.
02/01/2000
by Shoba Narayan

The God Commodity
The appearance of Hindu Gods in the American kitsch market.
02/01/2999
by Michelle Caswell

The Invisible Religion
A discussion of the place of Hinduism in American society.
01/01/2000
by Tunku Varadarajan

Science

Report: Higher-Caste Indians May Have Come from Europe

Written in the Stars
The enduring popularity of Jyotish.
By Rachel Ghosh

Book excerpt: Vastu LivingBy Kathleen Cox

Ayurveda and Indian Culture
Anecdotal suggestions for balancing vata, pitta, and kapha
By Shoba Narayan
07/25/00

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