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Arjuna

Essential Wisdom for Our Existential Crisis: Mahabharata, the Eternal Quest

Chris Fici | Posted 02.15.2014 | Religion
Chris Fici

The Mahabharata is considered one of the oldest and of the greatest epics of antiquity. Composed more than 5,000 years ago by the great Vedic sage Vyasa, the Mahabharata tells the story of what is both a heart-rendingly personal and catastrophically collective battle that threatens the very structure and fabric of civilization.

Chariots of Fire: A Conflict on the Battlefield of American Yoga Culture

Jill Lawson | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Jill Lawson

If we want to keep the American yoga chariot we're riding from crashing and burning in its own funeral pyre, we must respect the spiritual wisdom from which it was born. Perhaps it's time to put our desires aside and allow Arjuna, with the help of Krishna, take back the reins.

Arjuna's Grief: A Hindu Mourns The Newtown Tragedy

Vineet Chander | Posted 02.16.2013 | Religion
Vineet Chander

Why do such unspeakable tragedies take place to begin with? Hinduism, like other spiritual traditions, offers us a great deal of philosophical insight to grapple with the question.

The Bhagavad Gita And The Value Of Vulnerability

Ramnath Subramanian | Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion
Ramnath Subramanian

In this culture, I have grossly and subtly ingested the notion that I should not have any weakness -- so much so that when I came in touch with my natural human limitations, it was painfully embarrassing.

Batman Comics Writer Renovates India's Ancient Epic

Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Betwa Sharma

Grant Morrison, author of comics like Fantastic Four, Batman and Superman, and Indian artist Mukesh Singh, are putting a high-voltage spin on the Sanskrit saga.

The Religion of LOST

James Altucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Altucher

Like all good religions, this is not just philosophy but magic. Moses parts the red sea. Jesus turns water to wine and raises the dead. By succumbing to the wishes of the island, all good things can happen.