May 26, 2016
Young, American, Hindu
Like most young Hindus in America, I often have to explain parts of my culture and faith to others. Indians may be a majority minority in this country, but information regarding our religion, Sanatan Dharm, is riddled with misconceptions, flawed descriptions, or just outright lies. For the most part, this process is easy for me. Having grown up in a Hindu family, being a regular attendee at my Hindu temple, I can present a fair and accurate ima ...
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April 23, 2016
Young, American, Hindu
 When I started writing this blog, I was 21 years old. It doesn’t seem that long ago – after all, five years is no great span of time. But a lot has changed in five years. I have a master’s degree now. I work a nine-to-five job. I have car payments, professional development events, and my hair, once a long, voluminous ponytail, is cropped, thinning, and dry.After all, the title of this blog is “Young, American, Hindu,” and while I ...
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August 5, 2014
JV
Radha Madhav Dham hosted a Devotional Intensive this year from Jun 28–Jul 13, 2014. These were amazing 2 weeks that we all (500+ participants) spent here in the Divinely serene atmosphere, soaking in the breathtaking beauty of the ashram and experiencing the powerful effects of chanting. And one such beautiful experience is shared in a guest post below by a young devotee Pooja Patel. Pooja has received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from C ...
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