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Four Reasons Why You Are Probably Not Going to Hell

Brett Gallaher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Brett Gallaher

This may come as a shock, but despite what your ex says about you, you're probably not going to Hell. Relieved? Good! But I hate to break it to you that your ex isn't going to Hell either.

Rock on

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

The truly grand facade stares at you, timeless. But of course time is what makes it. As my observation telescoped and expanded to try and (unsuccessfully) comprehend, a raptor silhouette made a long, graceful stitch in the scene.

The 33 Million Gods Of Hinduism

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Why Hindus worship so many gods and goddesses is a real mystery for most people. In the West the concept of polytheism is nothing more than fantasy or mythology worthy of comic book material.

WATCH: Conscious Cooking

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 04.18.2012 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Food that has been cooked in this consciousness and which has become sanctified by the simple offering process purifies the mind of anger, greed, pride and envy and helps us to connect our existence with the Divine.

Nepali Ritual 'Weds' Girls To God

Posted 04.01.2012 | Religion

By Gopal Sharma - Tue Jan 31, 7:01 am ET KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nine-year-old Bhintuna sat smiling in jewellery and a red and gold brocade brida...

The Real Riches Of India's Vishnu Temple

Vasudha Narayanan | Posted 09.10.2011 | Religion
Vasudha Narayanan

One of the thousand names given to the Hindu God Vishnu is "he whose treasure is the Goddess of Fortune." Hence the recent discovery in a Vishnu temple of a treasure worth more than $22 billion.

The Reincarnating Humble-bee

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts
Sebastian Siegel

Breath -- and he is inextricably rewoven into eternity, ideated as an aperture through which light shines. Upon a closer look he appears as a portal o...

Vishnu, The 'Blue-Skinned Savior'

Posted 07.21.2011 | Religion

By Bob Smietana Religion News Service NASHVILLE (RNS) In Hindu tradition, Lord Vishnu shows up in many forms. There's Prince Rama, who kille...

Mani Ratnam's Raavanan: The Must-See International Film of 2010

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Luce

Raavanan, the new Indian film produced in both Hindi and Tamil, premiered at the Tenth Annual Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council (MIAAC) Film Festiva...

Romancing the Snake

Jeff Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jeff Greenwald

When Nepalis make their offerings to the snake this Saturday to celebrate Nag Panchami, they'll be thinking less about molting than about primal power.