Tag Archives: Hindu Saints

Vaisnavaganza: Chaitanya Mahaprabhu/Radha Krishna

by Aranyakananda Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was a reincarnation of Krishna, not considered a direct avatar of Vishnu, but for all intents and purposes, the very same, I would say. Since at the end of my last post I touched on the … Continue reading

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Gandhi and Hitler and Bono and Sinead O’Connor

by Aranyakananda Recently I have become aware of some apparently well-documented pieces of evidence suggesting that Mahatma Gandhi was a racist. His accusers cite his fondness of using the word “kaffir”, a racial slur for native Africans used in South … Continue reading

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I Hereby Claim Thanksgiving, Etcetera, On Behalf of Sanatana-Dharma!

by Aranyakananda It has confused and shocked me how many times I have heard Christians insist that Thanksgiving was “not a religious holiday.” So I decided to claim it on behalf of my chosen spiritual path. But it IS true … Continue reading

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