Eoin Higgins sent a series of question regarding the Foundation’s relationship with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), the first Hindu American elected to the US Congress, for an article he was writing for readsludge.com. The article is predicated
The following remarks were presented at the inaugural Conference on Soft Power held in Delhi, India, December 17-19, 2018. India’s cuisines, tourism, handicrafts, and even Bollywood have long colored the world’s imagination of what India offers the
I’ve practiced yoga on and off for years, but only started a serious, dedicated daily practice on my birthday last year. One and a half years in, I have begun experiencing the truth of the wise words
The following keynote was presented at the annual BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha Women’s Conference in Robbinsville, NJ on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Jai Swāminārāyan. What an honor it is to be here today. I’m reminded of my last
This post was originally published on Medium.com. It seems now a quaint moment in recent history. When the United States Commission on International Freedom (USCIRF) was created in 1998 as a mandate of the International Religious Freedom
UPDATE: Editor, Jeffrey Goldberg, has failed to correct the misrepresentations and errors made in The Atlantic article referenced below. He has also refused to respond to a coalition letter signed by 41 representatives of prominent Hindu and Indian organizations sent
There is no doubt that there is economic poverty in India. But I am at a loss as to what Compassion International means by “spiritual poverty” in a deeply religious and tremendously diverse and pluralistic India.
The scene is still vivid… “Suhag dear, could you stand up please?” says Mrs. Green, my 9th grade world history teacher. I stand up — even more self-conscious than I usually am of the fact that I’m