Tag Archives: hinduism

Ram Navami

I am terrible at making posts on time these days. On the other hand, I’m getting better at remembering japa and other useful spiritual practices, so I guess it’s a fair tradeoff, no? Anyway, I started this post a while … Continue reading

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(a late) Happy Holi!

(Image by flickr user rudresh_calls, used under a Creative Commons license.) It is decidedly spring-like here in the South U.S., and so is a fitting day to celebrate Holi! Sadly, I will not personally be celebrating until the weekend, but … Continue reading

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A happy peace

Surprisingly, mostly to me, I seem to have found a happy peace with my path, which is probably the reason that posts here have been sporadic. I’m really okay with that. I visited a local saree shop, run by a … Continue reading

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Born Hindu?

I will preface this by saying that I realize this is a hot topic. So keep the conversation civil, folks. Anyway. As somebody who was not raised in a Hindu family, I’ve encountered the “you have to be born Hindu … Continue reading

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Shame

Firstly, sorry for the extended hiatus. My job has become extremely demanding, time-wise, which leaves little room for other things, like blogging. I’ve chosen to devote my spare time to things outside the internet, such as errands, house cleaning, a … Continue reading

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Three things

1. a happy belated Diwali to everybody! I hope yours was lovely; mine started out frustrating but ended up awesome, complete with dosai, kids with sparklers, a pandit chanting Ramanama, and a grumpy older gent scolding people for shooting off … Continue reading

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Detachment and diet

As a Westerner, detachment has been something very difficult to grasp. In fact, a lot of Hindu philosophy has been difficult. I took one day of a Hindu philosophy class in college, before realizing that it was way over my … Continue reading

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