Monthly Archives: June 2011

Seva

When I first started out on this journey, I was totally confused about what seva meant (I’m still sort of confused, but it’s much clearer). Was I supposed to spend time at the temple, actually directly offering service to God? … Continue reading

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Sums it up, really

I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn’t, than live my life as if there isn’t and die to find out there is. -Albert Camus Yep. That pretty much … Continue reading

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New blogger

I was working on a big long post on seva, but now because I’m stuck on how to finish it, instead here’s a new blog of another Western Hindu: Yatra | Journeys on the River So far he’s only made … Continue reading

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Letter to the people of the world

Dear People of the World, Over the course of your history, you’ve managed to build great things, do great things, go amazing places, discover wonderful secrets. You’ve created things of beauty. You’ve travelled to the nearest heavenly body. You’ve created … Continue reading

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More on culture and consumerism

I just can’t shake this, I know. However, it has been coming up as the subject of blogs I follow very regularly, so it’s top of mind. I have discovered that there’s a sliding scale of opinion, with two extremes: … Continue reading

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Back on track

I have successfully gotten past the angst of the last post, having found just as many open-minded, accepting folk on Tumblr as otherwise. I know I’m not a jerk. I know I’m being thoughtful. And I’ll gladly have a mature, … Continue reading

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Cultural Appropriation

I have been doing a lot of thinking. I’m kind of a tumblr junkie and have been reading through several tumblrs that cover cultural appropriation and racial insensitivity. At first, I was very angry. I have the best of intentions! … Continue reading

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