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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

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

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