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Holy Kitchens

WATCH: Sikhism's Holy Kitchens: Observing Vaisakhi at Jallianwala Bagh

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 06.13.2012 | Religion
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

As we celebrate this holiday, we should all be mindful that many of our freedoms, both civic and religious, have come at a heavy price

Holi Kitchens: A Time And Place For Irrational Exuberance

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 05.08.2012 | Religion
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

A beautiful thing about Hinduism is that it finds room for a variety of expression and observance under one magnificently colored inclusive umbrella. We hope you enjoy these recipes for your own celebration.

Vikas Khanna: The Long Road to Instant Stardom on MasterChef India

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 12.26.2011 | Food
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

The most watched cooking show in the world is not produced in Hollywood. MasterChef India, based in Mumbai, just began its second season on India's Star Plus TV with the highest viewership of any cooking show in the world.

The Holy Kitchens Of Islam: Mabrouk Ramadan

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 10.02.2011 | Religion
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

The Muslim world is vital and interesting, wondrously diverse and full of good people. It covers the full political spectrum, and it is replete with people sharing food during Ramadan.

Seva: Celebrating The Sacredness Of Service

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 07.16.2011 | Religion
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

What we seek from religion is a sense of meaning, purpose, belonging; a stronger connection to each other. This is what seva is and this is what seva does.

'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.