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How This Woman Overcame The Psychological Toll Of Being In India's Untouchable Caste
Sujatha Gidla was born into India's lowest social caste, the untouchables. Despite moving to the U.S., the psychological toll of being untouchable left her feeling inferior for years.
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Unique And Festive Mother’s Day Traditions From Around The World
Mother’s Day around the world can involve much more than just breakfast in bed. Here are some unique traditions from the United Kingdom, Japan, Ethiopia, Mexico and Nepal.
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How To Appreciate — Not Appropriate — Holi Celebrations
Don’t dilute Holi as a “Color Run” or just do it for the ‘gram.
What Growing Up Indian-American Means To Me Now That I Am Older
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by Jill Patel The idea that being an Indian-American can be confusing is quite the understatement. It is a complex juxtaposition
17 Photos of Sacred Sites That Will Awaken The Traveler In You
It may be time for a pilgrimage.
How To Talk To Kids About Cultural Rituals
Author of The "Perfect" Parent and founder of Tools of Growth
Children often have profound questions about the identities the inherit. Here's how to help provide answers.
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Indian Court Rules Deceased Guru Can Be Kept Preserved In A Freezer
Followers of Ashutosh Maharaj claim the guru is in a deep meditative state.
Women In India Are Wearing Cow Masks To Protest Sexism
In India, rape victims rarely get justice. But harming a cow is harshly punished.
Holy Cow: As Hindu Nationalism Surges In India Cows Are Protected, But Minorities, Not So Much
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Aftab Alam, Aligarh Muslim University Indolent Indian cows sitting or eating on the busiest roads of the country’s cities
Progressive Hindus Declare Queens Temple The First Sanctuary Of Its Kind In U.S.
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Hipsters, Please Don’t Culturally Appropriate Holi On Instagram
Learn about this "color festival" you’re celebrating.
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I Don't Want To Travel
Author, Farmer, Falconer
Somehow getting on a plane and going far away became the highest form of purchasable enlightenment.
Hindu Americans In Trump’s America: Seeking Solidarity Over Nationalism
Resident Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Med...
The next four years and beyond will require resilience.
Why Some Hindus Are Angry About Reza Aslan's CNN Show 'Believer'
In the first episode, Aslan eats cooked human tissue with members of a fringe Hindu sect.
Misleading And Sensational, CNN's 'Believer' Pilot Amounts To 'Fake News'
Economics Ph.D. Student and General Secretary, Hindu Students ...
Growing up as a Hindu in America, I was often my friends’ only readily available resource about Hinduism. According to the
Finding my spiritual center in Chennai
Director of Education and Curriculum Reform, Hindu American Fo...
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How A Hindu Apocalyptic Worldview Influences Steve Bannon
International relations analyst, editor and writer
The apocalyptic worldview found in the Bhagavad Gita, a Hindu epic, is very similar to President Trump's chief advisor's.
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