Category Archives: Sikh Temple

A Suggestion for Gurupurnima 2013

by Aranyakananda While pondering my bookshelf last night, it occurred to me that I am likely not alone in having a large collection of books that goes unread. I am definitely not alone in being a seeker of Sanatana Dharma … Continue reading

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Fostering Cross-Culturalism and Interfaith Co-operation

by Aranyakananda The other day a friend of mine accompanied me to my weekly Gita discussion group at the local Hindu Temple. My friend is a Buddhist Monk. He was their to gain further understanding of my form of devotion. … Continue reading

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Making Dharma Connections

by Aranyakananda I was chatting with a new co-worker of mine in his office yesterday, and I saw that he had a small Buddha statue on his desk, along with a Zen garden, and seemed to have a bit of … Continue reading

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Hindu Temple?…There Must Be Muslims In There!

by Aranyakananda The story about the six people who were killed today at the Sikh Temple near Milwaukee (7 including the shooter) has got me very concerned about…well where do I start? Okay here’s what bothers me. The news reports … Continue reading

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