Imagine you're working at a school and one of the kids is starting to act up. What do you do?
Traditionally, the answer would be to give the unruly kid detention or suspension.
But in my memory, detention tended to involve staring at walls, bored out of my mind, trying to either surreptitiously talk to the kids [...]
American Natives peacefully protesting against the North Dakota Access Pipeline being built across their sacred land and river were faced with violence from hired security ( representing the pipeline company) who used attack dogs, pepper-spray, horses and trucks to intimidate peaceful groups of men, women and children. Altogether 6 people were bitten by dogs [...]
September 4, 2016
Washington: California Lt Gov and a group of 40 top academicians have sought “accurate and fair” representation of Hinduism in school text books in the US state, which is currently in the process of revising. “I strongly encourage you to consider the perspective of young Indian-American and Hindu-American students and whether the proposed framework accurately [...]
SACRAMENTO — A masked gunman’s acts in a house of worship has left members of a Sacramento Hindu temple stunned. A place of prayer and peace was shaken by a violent encounter with a masked gunman. The Dutt family was among the worshippers inside this Fijian Community Hindu temple following nighttime services. “His finger was [...]
“A public health partnership between the US and India will enable that country to provide universal quality healthcare to its citizens at a cost that will not bankrupt it. A President Sanders, who has understood the inhuman effect of Big Pharma monopolies on the poor across the world, would be very different, as hopefully would [...]
Breathe in, breathe out. “We need to direct our attention inward and connect to the breath,” yoga instructor Rachel Brathen writes in her New York Times best-selling book about the practice. “Focusing on our breath keeps us present, calms the mind, and allows us to develop the awareness of the body we need to practice [...]
KEMAH, Texas – A Dairy Queen owner is making headlines for airing his anti-Hindu beliefs at his business. On Highway 146, a large sign in front of a Dairy Queen boasts the owner’s anti-Hindu sentiments.Mohammad Dar, a Muslim, says that it’s wrong for people to follow a religion – something man-made rather than a set [...]
It was a red-letter day for Srikanth ‘Sri’ Srinivasan, 46, as he was formally sworn in as judge for the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.His moment of glory was witnessed by his family and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s family. He was sworn-in and with his hand placed on the [...]
February 17, 2016
Archives, World Focus
Namaste to all readers, As you have read in my introduction article, I am not very much a part of mainstream society in America, which is very involved with the latest toys, sports, TV, etc. I see how lacking dharma and mokṣa is in western civilization, dropped in favor of artha and kāma to the [...]
The 2016 American Presidential election currently has a large number of candidates on the Republican side, and a remarkable battle between two candidates on the Democratic side. Rather than endorsing any of the candidates, I want to take a look at some of the essential political background, especially from the point of view of Sanatana [...]