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Ganesha murti
September 18, 2020
Namaste everyone and welcome back to campus for the Fall semester. Whether you are on site or virtual we hope that you are staying healthy, safe, and doing as well as can be...
Interfaith support for #BlackLivesMatter logo by Sangeetha Kowsik
June 17, 2020
Namaste Friends, With so much to talk about it might feel daunting to begin the conversation about race and being Black in America. Pooja Mehta, a Duke alumna has some advice...
June 2, 2020
Namaste Dear Friends, My colleague Sangeetha Kowsik is an artist and Hindu Chaplain at NYU. She just created this beautiful graphic of unified faiths striving towards justice...
tablas
April 29, 2020
Namaste Friends, Here are some more music/video clips to brighten your day. The first three feature percussionists and will certainly get your pulse going! First video: ”...
jogger on laptop
April 18, 2020
Namaste Friends, Last week we discussed ways to connect while sheltering in place. Here are some resources you may want to try: Digital Dine-In Sponsored by A Shared Table...
man staring at computer
April 13, 2020
Namaste Friends, Feelings of loss and loneliness are common as we shelter in place and rely on digital means to conduct daily life.   Most of us around the world are now...
keep calm and namaset
April 5, 2020
Namaste Friends, For the April 1st session we considered Hindu wisdom and practices meant to handle stress, anxiety, worry and fear and instead promote a sense of calm. We...
Road signs showing every direction is barred. Route Recalculation
March 25, 2020
Namaste Friends, We had a very low-key but heart-warming Zoom Hindu Life meet-up today. These times are meant for sharing and exploring how we are doing in this unusual time...
Vaitheeswaran poster, Vaitheeswaran poster 2
March 23, 2020
Namaste Friends, Shiva in his form of Vaitheeswaram is the God of healing. A prayer to Vaitheeswaram can be found here. My amazing friend and colleague Sangeetha Kowsik is an...
Ganga descending into Shiva's hair
March 19, 2020
Namaste Friends,   Given that Yale has switched to online classes, and sent non-essential staff to work from home until the end of exams in May we will be suspending all of...