Last weekend, in the holy temple town of Udupi in the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka, a gathering of saints and devotees
Responding to a recent Trump tweet calling for America to "strengthen and expand" its nuclear capability, Senator Merkley
We see both of these dimensions of religiousness in nearly all religions, though the relative proportions vary, and that
The cuteness factor is high on this holy day.
By arguing whether modern scientific theory is superior to faith based on ancient scriptures, we find excuses to ignore the fact that there is something that goes far beyond both theory and faith: truth.
As Lent moves along, I'm keeping a special look-out for God. My favorite place to look for God, I've noticed, is in people -- in their human warmth, but also in the sometimes surprising, shocking even, ways that they encounter the Divine.
Painting of Krishna and Arjuna by Jadurani Devi Dasi Copyright The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, Inc. - www.krishna.com. Used
After all our worldly effort, we want to enjoy the fruits of our work. We are attached to enjoying the results of our activities, and this attachment motivates how we walk in the world. Unfortunately, action motivated by this attachment is not conducive to sitting in meditation.
When I started taking science courses a couple of years ago, I began with astronomy. We learned that our universe started with a bang, a sound vibration that expanded and continues to expand to this day.
"This is a chance to showcase this very special artistic tradition to our audiences in the United States," said the show's curator.