Monthly Archives: November 2015

What is Religion good for?

Originally posted on MARIA WIRTH:
In many parts of Europe, religion has become an important topic only in the last few decades. In the 1970s, religion or rather Christianity, which used to mean religion then, seemed obsolete. It was considered…

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Flashback – Significance of Diwali…

We would also fill the balconies of the rooms, looking out on the street, with candles. The stairs, the entrances to each room, and the elevated corner outside the kitchen, would all be filled with lighted candles. Continue reading

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Talk to students in memory of Swami Vivekananda

Originally posted on MARIA WIRTH:
(This one-hour speech happened to be a first for me, and I want to thank the students that they made it easy for me and looked interested throughout.) My three main points: To encourage the…

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So You Think You Are The Saviour.

Originally posted on sarikanandacerebrate:
How do I begin to express my grief at the News from around the world?  I am a person of faith and I would be miffed too if someone ridiculed my faith.  Will I go to…

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