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Prayer at the Toxic Yamuna River

November 18th, 2021 | by Harmonist staff

A vast stretch of the Yamuna river is covered with white toxic foam, caused in part by pollutants discharged from industries ringing New Delhi


She Who Is Death

November 4th, 2021 | by Harmonist staff

In Western portrayals and larger feminist discourse, this image of Kali is held up to emphasize empowerment and wild sexuality


Hindu Priestesses

October 18th, 2021 | by Harmonist staff

Instead of priests, they hired four Hindu priestesses to perform a multilingual, egalitarian ceremony, stripped of patriarchal traditions


The Rise of Hindu Chaplaincy

October 4th, 2021 | by Harmonist staff

“The basic challenge is that Hindus don’t often understand what chaplaincy is, and non-Hindus don’t really have a familiarity with Hinduism,”


The Moo Loo

September 20th, 2021 | by Harmonist staff

There are more than a billion cows sharing the planet with us. But some of what they share can be a big problem for the environment


The Worship of Corona Mata

July 8th, 2021 | by Harmonist staff

\"I pray to the goddess to give strength and support to scientists and frontline workers.\"


The Glories of Cow Hugging

October 26th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Cow cuddling is believed to promote positivity and reduce stress by boosting oxytocin in humans, the hormone released in social bonding. The calming effects of curling up with a pet or emotional support animal, it seems, are accentuated when cuddling with larger mammals


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



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