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Gita

Krishna in the front Namaste ! Today  is the Hindu celebration  of the Bhagavadi Gita or the birth of the Hindu classical scripture, the most important influential Hindu scripture and philosophy. It is rather ironic that the video below gives … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Caste System

Today, I was going to post on death rituals or mummification and reincarnation but as I was doing research, I got interested in learning about caste systems in India and ancient Egypt.   I always feel  a tad tenuous speaking … Continue reading

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Holy Cow. . . . Friend to Indians

Mother Cow is the queen in the pantheon of sacred Indian animals. In fact, she stands head and shoulders above the rest. There are group all over Indian demanding the government name the cow as the national animal to replace … Continue reading

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Images of Amdavad

Today, I am going to show you some sights and sites from Amdavad taken  the last few days.  Professor and I have been here a week and one day and the students not yet a week!  Already we have seen … Continue reading

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Incredible India

Veranasi, the holiest city in India as well in the top 10 oldest continually inhabited cities in the world.  And my favorite place in India. “India leaves her mark on her guests in a most haunting compelling and often surprising … Continue reading

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Faith Systems

Beliefs have always been an important in understanding  cultures from ancient times until today. This morning, I want to try and tell you about the ancient religions in India and Egypt and compare and contrast their belief systems. Both Hinduism … Continue reading

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