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Shree Krishna’s Peace Mission

Yudhishthira approached Krishna and said, “I do not want war. I prefer peace, but Duryodhana is not willing to return our kingdom. I am willing to take just five villages, but he does not want to give anything to us. 446 more words

Healing

10 Life Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita

Although a component of the scriptural trinity of Sanatan Dharma, contents of Bhagavad Gita are universal and non-sectarian. The literal meaning of ‘Bhagavad Gita’ is ‘Song of God… 959 more words

Healing

The Difference Between Spirituality and Religion?

  • I know this sounds basic, but what is the difference between religion and spirituality?

Religion is about belonging, community, shared values, shared rituals, and mutual support. 983 more words

MENTAL HEALTH

Respecting My Children's Religious Freedom

When I was growing up, religion was hardly an authority in my family. My maternal grandmother was buried with her childhood set of rosary beads, but our participation in Christmas and Easter celebrations were of a more secular tradition – trees decorated with stars and bells and lights, chocolate eggs covered in brightly coloured foil, festive lunches with grandparents, cousins, aunts and uncles – and I could count the amount of church services I’ve attended in my life on one hand, with room to spare. 897 more words

Ponderings

Everyday Spirituality

Actually working to understand why ancient quotes can still be useful today is what this blog is all about. It’s not like drive-thru religion where you get a quick dose of spirituality without all the rules, and its not like traditional religion where following all the rules automatically leads to salvation regardless of the other deeds in your life–this is about those other deeds being your church. 810 more words

Mindfulness Exercise

Reblog: Passover from Rachelmankowitz

I feel like I want to take a pass on Passover this year. I’ve done it before. I tried to do the whole thing last year – closing up cabinets and shopping for matzo meal and gefilte fish and kosher for Passover candy.

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Spirituality And Religion

Cow vigilantism and threat to unity in diversity

India has been praised for its tolerance, respect for differences and love for peace and harmony. We are an old culture and syncretic culture with different shades of opinion and lifestyle flowing simultaneously. 297 more words