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The Dance of Devotion

November 10th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Religious discipline confounds the modern sensibility because it upends our ideas about the value of discipline and sacrifice


The Absolute and Relative Side of the Guru: The Onus is on Us

October 25th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

If we want to enter the stream of the Absolute, Infinite, and Eternal, we are to become absolute, infinite, and eternal. Or rather, realize that it’s what we are. In order to do that, we need to shed any relative, circumstantial and temporary consideration; any belief and concept we have of ourselves


Is There a Buddhist View on Abortion? 

July 7th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

The Dalai Lama once said, “I think abortion should be approved or disapproved according to each circumstance.” But he didn’t say who should do the approving


Hinduism and Black History

February 24th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

The connections between American civil rights and Hinduism are precisely why more Hindus and Hindu temples should celebrate Black history


The Land of Many Dharmas

May 13th, 2021 | by Harmonist staff

While the vast majority of the approximately 500 million Buddhists in the world live in Asia, one fascinating aspect of Buddhism in America is that, for the first time in nearly the entire 2,600 years of Buddhism’s history, all the major Buddhist denominations in the world today coexist in one country


The Bhagavata Leans Left

April 8th, 2021 | by Harmonist staff

Irrespective of its theological, philosophical, or literary features, the Bhagavata provided and still provides significant resources for potentially revolutionary social change


Remembering Karṇāmṛta dāsa

February 11th, 2021 | by Harmonist staff

A longtime friend of the Harmonist, Karṇāmṛta dāsa passed from this world on February 9, 2021 at 6 PM (MST). Below we share several remembrances and appreciations from Harmonist staff and writers



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