28 November 2012

Looking for the meaning of "mandir"

My February 2012 article in India Currents discusses my interior journey in my quest for a beautiful mandir within my home.  My dadi, or paternal grandmother, I recently learned, only sporadically made the one-block stroll to her neighborhood gurdwara while raising her six young children.  "My home and children are my gurdwara," she would declare.  She was a spiritually strong person and embodiment of "work is worship".

http://www.indiacurrents.com/articles/2012/02/23/contentment-within-home-shrine 

14 November 2012

It's beginning to look a lot like ...

The days are getting shorter.  My article below, originally published in Hinduism Today, discusses how our faith can help us avoid and manage the "winter blues".

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=5128