As cremation grounds struggle to keep up with the long line of people dying from COVID-19, age-old customs are being pushed aside.
Many Indian Americans will be celebrating the festival of Diwali this week. A scholar explains what this festival of lights means – especially in chaotic times.
For Gandhi, whose birth anniversary is Monday, Oct. 2, nonviolent resistance meant placing one’s own body in harm’s way to expose social injustices, which made it a powerful political tool.
Offering food to deities in Hinduism has deep religious significance. And most Hindu deities are not served meat.