In May 2015, UC Irvine was offered a donation of $6 million from the nonprofit the Dharma Civilization Foundation. Such an endowment, in these hard fi...
My mother taught more by example than by words. I absorbed the example and only now I search for the words. I remember and honor her for the special way that she embodied and taught three values that matter deeply to me.
I would first like to thank Mayor Martin, Sandy Goldstein, Monsignor Digiovanni and my fellow clergy for your leadership in organizing this historic and important event in our city. We are truly grateful for this gathering of Many Faiths, One Community and Stamford Proud.
Whilst more and more Muslims are experiencing the ravages of climate change first hand, more Muslims and governments are in turn starting to join the fight against climate change.
When we ignore such an inventory, we run the risk of citing platitudes allegedly bringing meaning and depth to our lives. We know what we believe but we don't know why. And when the why becomes increasingly obscure, so does the lived experience of the principle we hold to be true
On April 1, 2016, though this was no prank at all, the LA Times published an article that tried to discredit several professors, scholars, students an...
By arguing whether modern scientific theory is superior to faith based on ancient scriptures, we find excuses to ignore the fact that there is something that goes far beyond both theory and faith: truth.
Few, if any, children over twelve believe in the existence of Father Christmas and the Tooth Fairy. I am one of the growing numbers of people who believe that eventually it will be accepted that there's no such supernatural being as god either.
All Hindus who understand and are deeply troubled by the contradiction between teachings centered on God's presence in every human being and the exclusion of Dalit from places of Hindu worship must embrace this cause.
South India is known as the land of temples, unsurprisingly so when you consider that every small town or village has at least one temple. Often sever...
Somewhere along the way many network and boutique publicists got the idea that the traditional elements of program promotion - press kits, DVD screene...
We must understand the nub of the problem and do all that we can to alleviate it. But bashing Hinduism in order to do a slipshod hatchet job on the current Indian government? No, that's not helpful. That's just Hinduphobia. Plain and simple.
India has several thousand temples spread across its landscape. While many are recent constructions, there are also a large number of ancient temples that display an outstanding quality of architecture and design.
If you are a teacher, school official, or perhaps even a student or parent in California, you have probably heard about the controversy that has raged for a decade about how India and Hinduism are depicted in California's History lessons.
In an increasingly diverse and multicultural American social landscape, the battles over the histories of different communities -- coupled with communities' right to self define - are becoming more prominent.
A tall minaret can be seen from afar. In the labyrinth streets of the city of Kasur in Pakistan, this tall minaret of the mosque becomes our guide