Drawing from personal experience of visiting Sabarimala and knowledge of Hinduism, I disagree with the 5 most common reasons for banning women from Sabarimala temple.
My Spirituality and Mental Health Advocacy
These remarks were delivered for a fall seminar series at Harvard Divinity School. All Things are Subtly Interconnected I have… Read more My Spirituality and Mental Health Advocacy
5 Reasons Not To YOLO: A Philosophy of Rebirth
This essay was written for the purposes of a class at Harvard Divinity School: it is purely a philosophical argument… Read more 5 Reasons Not To YOLO: A Philosophy of Rebirth
Religion, Faith, and Hinduism in: Black Panther
The first in a series on finding the Hinduism in places you wouldn’t expect!
Don’t Tap on the Glass
Some recent thoughts I’ve had on the study of Hinduism in institutions of higher learning. As usual, pushing for positive… Read more Don’t Tap on the Glass
Explaining Hinduism (An Island of Religions)
As a Hindu living outside of Asia, I’ve been in the uncomfortable situation of explaining Hinduism to someone who’s never… Read more Explaining Hinduism (An Island of Religions)
Cleanliness is next to Godliness…?
Last summer, I had the privilege of visiting one of India’s holiest cities, Varanasi (AKA Benares or Kasi) with my… Read more Cleanliness is next to Godliness…?