In her April 15 piece “#DontEraseIndia And the Conflation of Religion and Politics,” Hema Karunakaram makes several excellent points. There really are Hindus outside India, and non-Hindus within it. Hinduism[…]
Shikhandi, or Other Stories They Don’t Tell You, by Devdutt Pattanaik, explains that queerness isn’t only modern, Western, or sexual. Rather, by looking at the vast written and oral traditions of Hinduism,[…]
As a liberal, practicing Hindu, I read Thenmozhi Soundararajan and Sinthujan Varatharajah’s “Caste Privilege 101: A Primer for the Privileged” with interest. Let me start by acknowledging what the authors[…]
This month, Scientific American launches a cover story on the “Neuroscience of Meditation” describing how this ancient Hindu and Buddhist practice is now being accepted in the secular world. This article[…]
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