Diwali – Let the Divine Lamps Dispel the Darkness of Our Ignorance Diwali is a glorious holiday. It is a holiday filled with continuous festivity, revelry and celebration. Even sworn enemies embrace, and hostilities melt as we share… Read More

A Tragic Irony: America’s Funding Cut To UNFPA Could Lead To MORE Abortions In India Trump administration has justified the move saying it’s to prevent ‘coercive abortion’ in China. This article was published on The Huffington Post, here…. Read More

Trump’s Victory Is A Wake-Up Call To Look Inward This article was published on The Huffington Post, here. This election has been, for many of us, a wake-up call. Not the joyful wake-up call of birds on your… Read More

6 Incredible Lessons I’ve Learned In My 20 Years In India This article was published on The Huffington Post, here. Twenty years ago I moved into Parmarth Niketan ashram for one week. It was the second week of… Read More

From Prayer TO ACTION This article was published on The Speaking Tree, here. SADHVI BHAGAWATI SARASWATI was a participant at the Parliament of Religions, the same conference that Swami Vivekananda attended back in 1893. She filed this blog… Read More

Hiking On The Path Of Life: The Role Of A Guru This article was published on The Huffington Post, here. The Solitary Trek The trek up the mountain was fantastic. Clearly a less travelled path, it was nearly… Read More

Bridging The Gap Between The Church And The State This article was published on The Huffington Post, here. Last week, I had the joy and blessing to be part of a conference hosted at the World Bank in… Read More

Yoga Is An Exemplary Way Of Life For Ourselves And Our Planet This article was published on The Huffington Post, here. The Early Days: As our car pulled into the driveway, my dad checked the mailbox. “Did it… Read More

Lighting Lamps To Dispel The Darkness Of Our Ignorance This article was published on The Huffington Post, here. In Indian culture there are so many holidays, festivals, rites and rituals around the theme of light. We light lamps in… Read More

Reflections on Water from the Banks of Mother Ganga THE GRACE OF MOTHER GANGA The cycle of life is intricately linked to water; it is even, perhaps, embedded in water. From our first nine months swimming in a… Read More