Category Archives: Hell

A Follow-up to “Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys”

by Aranyakananda Since I wrote my last post, I have come to a striking realization which, quite frankly I found difficult to rationalize at first, but I do stand by my original post. The issue in that post was a … Continue reading

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Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys

by Aranyakananda I was flipping through my Facebook feed yesterday and I saw a story about an ISKCon monk undergoing the Sannyasi Ceremony and receiving saffron robes. I am not too familiar with how things are done in such a … Continue reading

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ॐ, Gee!

by Aranyakananda I am kind of on a roll with a series of posts I have decided to unofficially refer to as “the Why Album.” Because Each has answered a “Why” of my own spiritual path. No one needs pay … Continue reading

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Pizza Party Ahimsa

by Aranyakananda, Like a good many Hindus I am a vegetarian. I try to observe the principle of ahimsa in its many forms, and non-meat-eating, for me, is one of them. So whenever there is a “pizza party” I put … Continue reading

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