Most Indian-Americans are calling on Trump to do more, but some think his response is enough.
One woman I spoke to as part of my research, a Goan Christian born in Karachi, was taught devotion by her grandmother. In
Highly respected professors face intimidation, threats and smear campaigns for deviating from the views of the Hindu right. A cultural and religious war is raging in which Western academics are the enemy.
Right now, Islamophobia is hurting all of us South Asians, Muslim or not. On a very basic level, South Asians -- from Hindus and Sikhs to atheists -- are being dehumanized based upon how we look. This is a burden we all share, not just Muslims.
While crepes, butter, bananas, strawberries, and a plentiful heaping of Nutella are always expected, I also consider bacon
In 2015, Diwali, the festival of lights, will be celebrated on November 11 by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. The word Diwali comes
These last few months of media reporting in and on India are sounding ominously like the media climate in America in the period between the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the invasion of Iraq.
According to Pew, Hinduism is now tied with Buddhism as the country's fourth-largest religion, with approximately 2.23 million adherents. What's fascinating is that, according to the survey, the population of Hindus in the U.S. jumped by over 1 million since the last time Pew collected the data, which led to the research center's acknowledging of a potential undercount last time.
I believe there is another world, another life beyond the one we're in now, that's available to us, a more enduring existence open to anyone able to embrace some kind of a "leap of faith," or at least see it as JK Rowling puts it in one of her "Harry Potter" novels: for a "well-organized mind: death is but the next great adventure."