Tag Archives: Religions of the World

Mr. Modi

(Let me introduce you to PM Modi who is up for reelection in India  beginning tomorrow. This post was before Mr. Modi’s first national election. I have written quite a few posts on Mr. Modi. If you would like to … Continue reading

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Gandhi’s Ashram

ash·ram Dictionary result for ashram /ˈäSHrəm/ noun (especially in South Asia) a hermitage, monastic community, or other place of religious retreat Sunday is a perfect time to visit Gandhi’s Ashram in Ahmadabad. In fact any day in the midst of … Continue reading

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Mary Queen of Scots. . . . . The Film

All through the film the wild and wonderful Scottish landscapes fills the screen, demanding  the viewer’s attention and compliment to  the queen’s fiery temperament.Though she spent much of her life in France as a child and as a bride and … Continue reading

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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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Decorative Elements of the Taj

Namaste ! Islam forbids human or animal figures be used in decoration. It is their belief that God alone has the power to create life. Today, I am showing you images from the artistic decorative elements of the Taj with … 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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Festival of Lights

Diwali is the most popular holiday in India. It is  a Hindu holiday  but also celebrated by the Sikhs ( a Sikh shown at the Golden Temple.) One hope that most faith systems in the world share is victory of … Continue reading

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