Hindu Americans honor the power of women as the fall Navaratri festival gets underway, with implications for religion, culture, and politics
Virginia’s recent gubernatorial election put a spotlight on the community, and how its political leanings are being shaped
For decades, diamond cutters and merchants from India—many of them Jains—have made their home in Tel Aviv. But their future prospects are cloudy.
How I came to an intellectual and spiritual connection with Swami Chidananda Saraswati
Growing up Hindu, I understood the swastika as a symbol of auspiciousness. But this week’s vandalism at The New School was a stark reminder of its appropriated—and very present—meaning: hate.
I felt guilty finding spiritual fulfillment outside my faith, until I realized that Judaism and yoga don’t have to be mutually exclusive
Esther David’s novels chronicle a community of Jews in a province riddled with ethnic violence