2016-06-30
The Arts
Culture
Festivals
Travel
Quizzes
Interfaith

Living in America
Science
Devotion
Wisdom
News & Politics
Family

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 Living By Kathleen Cox

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

The Vasthu Vibe
Organizing living space according to the rules of Vasthu.
02/11/2000
by Shoba Narayan

Devotion

Direct-Deposit Devotions
An Indian temple teams up with a bank to offer Ganesha's blessings online
By Shiv Kumar
08/02/00

Beseech the Gods for Net Profits
Indian dot-coms hope puja and prayers will keep their websites afloat
7/14/00
by Marco R. della Cava

Hinduism's AIDS-amma: Deity vs. Disease
Part Earth Mother, part Smokey Bear, a new goddess emerges as a fusion of religious traditions and public service campaigns
By Ken Gewertz
07/18/00

Wisdom

Reaching the Seed
Wisdom from the Isha Upanishad
By Patrick Olivelle, translator
7/17/00

The Seven Keys to Understanding Deepak
A book review of Deepak Chopra's latest tips on spiritual living
03/20/00
by Phil Catalfo

Direct Path to the Divine
Andrew Harvey returns to his boyhood mysticism.
03/01/00
by Tracy Cochran

Extremists for Love
The Jain perspective on Nonviolence.
01/17/2000
by Maria Hibbets

News & Politics

India's Religious Leaders Fight Infanticide

Nepalese Priest Defiles Self For National Atonement

McDonald's Apologizes for Misleading Fry Language

U.S. Lawmaker to Wear 'I Am a Hindu' Badge

Hindu Wedding for Same-Sex Couple in India

Taliban Decrees Separate Dress Code for Hindus

Are Hindus Too Passive?
By Shoba Narayan

No More Mr. Nice Guy
How American Hindus Against Defamation are fighting back. By Arthur Pais

A Democratic Inclination
Are Hindu societies predisposed toward democracy?
02/01/2000
by Tunku Varadarajan

Family

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

Beyond 'Respect Your Elders'
World religions on grandparents

Dates with Destiny
A case for arranged marriages.
02/14/00
by Arthur J. Pais

Welcome to Our World
Naming your Baby

Seven Sacred Steps
A modern Hindu couple weds in a ceremony dating back over 2,000 years.
04/24/00
by Tunku Varadarajan

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