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Religiosity, Disillusionment, Spirituality, and Service

August 29th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

As more Americans turn away from religiosity and toward spirituality and service, some see echoes of the Vietnam era’s disillusionment with American institutions and predict a resurgence of the religion


My Kali is Queer

July 28th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Hinduism’s powerful goddess of death and the end of time, wanders through a pride festival in Toronto at night. She observes groups of people out on the town, takes a subway ride, stops in a bar. People take selfies with her. In the last frame, she is on a park bench where a man gives her a cigarette


Cow Commooonication

January 31st, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Cows ‘talk’ to one another and retain individual identity through their lowing


Thích Nhất Hạnh

January 24th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Thích Nhất Hạnh, the Zen monk and long-time Vietnamese political exile who was a prominent global Buddhist spiritual leader renowned for his advocacy of individual responsibility for such worldly concerns as the environment and nonviolence, has died


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



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