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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

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

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