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Lord Rama in Times Square

August 17th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

In Times Square, New York, Indian American and Hindu American groups bankroll ads displaying images of Rama and the temple on the day of its opening


The Kung Fu Nuns Of Kathmandu

August 6th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Inspired by his mother, who worked to break down gender stereotypes, Gyalwang Drukpa put the nuns in leadership roles. He encouraged the nuns to take part in religious rituals traditionally reserved for their male counterparts and gave them the highest level of teachings, called Mahamudra


Philosophy Could Change You in 2020

January 23rd, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

“I think philosophy is booming] for the same reasons that therapeutic, ethical philosophy took off in the Hellenistic times, which was also a period of enormous change...\"


Kabir and India’s Youth

December 2nd, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

By Kalpana Jain, originally published at Religion News Service. VARANASI, India (RNS) — Away from the congested roads of this &hellip


India’s Widows Seek Refuge in Vrindavan

September 16th, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

Many of India’s castaway widows — most of them illiterate, some married off as infants — have seen significant improvements in their quality of life over the last few years


Cow Care in Hindu Animal Ethics

September 2nd, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

Cow Care in Hindu Animal Ethics, a new book by Iskcon guru and scholar Krishna Kshetra Swami, will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in early 2020. The work is set to make caring for cows, in the spirit of devotion, a serious topic of discussion in academia worldwide


Research into Children’s Past Life Memories

July 25th, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

In this video, John Cleese is interviewing pediatric psychiatrist and director of UVA DOPS, Dr. Jim Tucker, about his research into the memories of young children who appear to recall specific factual memories of a previous life



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