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India Celebrates 68 Years Of Independence With Spectacular Festivity

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

India was ablaze with bright colors and spirited with festivity as the country celebrated its 68th Independence Day on Friday. Recently elected Pr...

Sharing Dreams: Reflecting on King, Gandhi, and Jainism at Houston's Rothko Chapel

JAINA | Posted 03.26.2014 | Religion
JAINA

by Katy Dycus If you have weapons, take them home; if you do not have them, please do not seek to get them. We cannot solve this problem through reta...

Is India's Independece Day A Hindu Holiday?

Vineet Chander | Posted 10.15.2012 | Religion
Vineet Chander

Should India's Independence Day be celebrated in Hindu temples in America? I think so. We can use the day to reflect on identity, on struggle and sacrifice, and on the deeper, spiritual significance of concepts like freedom or independence.

West Indian State Bans New Gandhi Book

AP | By ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 05.30.2011 | Books

MUMBAI, India -- A state in western India banned Pulitzer-Prize winner Joseph Lelyveld's new book about Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday after reviews sayi...

Meet the Amazing Aroon Shivdasani of NYC's Indo-American Arts Council

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Indo-American Arts Council founder and executive director Aroon Shivdasani has lived all over the world but has called New York home for about half he...