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“Did You Happen To Notice Where the Vaisnav Temple Is In Town, By Chance?”

In “The Catcher in the Rye” Holden Caulfield tells of a classmate he’d had who casually asked upon first meeting him “Did you happen to notice where the Catholic church is in town?” and how that was clearly this kid’s … Continue reading

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“The Catcher in the Rye” and the Hindu Concept of Maya (Delusion) and Dharma (Duty)

by Aranyakananda NOTE: Here’s one I wrote a while back, wasn’t able to find anything to do with it. It is a bit longer than what I usually post here. So read it if you want to, at your own … Continue reading

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