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Hindu Seva

Diwali: Garlanding the Light of Diversity

Deepak Sarma | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

While the other festivals have been celebrated throughout the Hindu diaspora, the malleability of the Diwali narrative and its pan-Indian nature has made it syncretistic.

Bringing Dharma, Seva, Shakti And Yoga To The Political Forefront

Anju Bhargava | Posted 12.16.2012 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

What if we all infused politics with the dharma values that matter to us, and help bring the practices of inclusivity, pluralism, valuing the divinity within all beings, compassionate action, non-violence, collaboration and unity to our country's highly partisan politics?

Makar Sankranti: An Opportunity To Serve Mother Earth

Anju Bhargava | Posted 03.15.2012 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Today, more than ever, we need to come together to understand the interconnectedness of people, faith and nature in our lives. It is only by recognizing the sacredness of all creation that we can honor and protect it.

Interfaith Seva: A Call To Serve In Kentucky

Anju Bhargava | Posted 01.08.2012 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Kentucky's Gubernatorial candidate's deplorable anti-Hindu remarks reflect an education and understanding gap. We need to build bridges of understanding.

Jaweed Kaleem

Hindu American Seva Charities Spurs New Generation Of Hindu Volunteers | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.20.2012 | Religion

PASSAIC, N.J. -- In a cluttered fifth grade classroom in this New York suburb, Niki Shah has spent the summer attempting an almost impossible task: te...

'Karma To Nirvana': In The Holy Kitchens Of Hinduism

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 07.06.2011 | Religion
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

When we share food in a spiritual setting, we imbue it with a meaning that draws us closer to our creator and closer to one another.

Shakti: Innate Quality Of A Woman

Anju Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

As a woman, an Indian American Asian woman, a Hindu woman, I see the glass is more full than empty.

The Importance Of Seva And Social Justice For Inner Transformation

Anju Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Do Hindus serve the needy? Where is community service through their faith based institutions? What theology guides the Hindus to serve?

Diwali: A Day Of Light And Liberation

Ramdas Lamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ramdas Lamb

Diwali has many reasons to be celebrated, but what they have in common is the belief that the day, in one way or another, commemorates freedom from ignorance, darkness and evil, and an awakening, or reawakening, of light, goodness and wisdom.

Out Of Many, One: Diwali Illuminates Unity

Anju Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Though celebrated for different reasons, Diwali has evolved from a pan-Indian festivity uniting multicultural diversity with worldwide cultures.