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How One Indian Housewife Switched Gears To Become A Hindu Priest

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.15.2014 | Religion

Megha Gokhale has been many things in her life: A graduate student, an accountant, a wife, a mother. In 1992 her life took yet another turn when she b...

Change Comes from Within Our Communities: Hindus United Against Domestic Violence

Anju Bhargava | Posted 06.26.2013 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

As we struggle to bring a change, we find -- individually and collectively -- no one can really do it for us. We, as empowered Hindus, have to bring the social change within our own communities.

International Women's Day: Arise! Awake! My Hindu Sisters

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

For too many centuries, sometimes under the guise of culture and tradition, sometimes with the excuse of blaming foreign cultures, we have allowed the essence of the Vedas and the essence of womanhood to be muddied by society's bullies. How long will we tolerate it?

PHOTOS: Creation And Re-creation In The Nine Nights Of The Goddess

Vasudha Narayanan | Posted 12.15.2012 | Religion
Vasudha Narayanan

In a world where patriarchal norms and xenophobic platforms hold sway, one can celebrate the nine shining days of Navratri, when Durga holds her own with Rambo, Lakshmi blesses books on the Big Bang Theory and Saraswati encourages you to play one more tune, learn one more dance.

10 Hindu Women You Should Know And Why You Should Know Them

Saumya Arya Haas | Posted 06.04.2012 | Religion
Saumya Arya Haas

Yes, a lot of Hindu women are discriminated against and oppressed. Don't make the mistake of thinking that that means we are subservient.

Amma: The Divine Mother Embracing The World

Laura Amazzone | Posted 08.19.2011 | Religion
Laura Amazzone

Although Amma is Hindu, she appeals to people from all walks of life because she speaks the language of the heart.

Hindu Women: Hear Them Roar

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 06.18.2011 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

Women throughout Hindu history have demonstrated their ability to stand up to the status quo, to right wrongs, or to simply lead the way, and have done so with elegance and humility.

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.