Tag Archives: sanatana dharma

Yoga

Full disclosure: this post is not going to be about downward dog or the sun salutation, so if you’re here to read that, I’m sorry to disappoint. I do a sort of Westernized hatha yoga with my husband to keep … 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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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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Weird dreams

I had another strange dream last night about meeting a guru. I woke up with a peaceful feeling, which was a nice side effect. In the dream, he told me “you will be fine. You will be a great sannyasi.” … Continue reading

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Loving Sita Maa

(Sita drops her necklace as the demon king Ravana carries her away in his chariot. Still from Sita Sings the Blues) It has probably become apparent to those of you regular readers that my inclinations are headed towards Sri Rama, … Continue reading

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