In this issue:
Feature: Meet the dynamic swami behind Karnataka’s religious, social and educational revival.
Military: Religion among India’s military troops is explored.
Tradition: Swamini Mayatitananda explains the mystical reasons behind ancestor worship.
Education: Why parents are the key to successful Hindu education for youth.
Research: Organ transplant recipients report taking on their donor’s characteristics.
Music: Chennai celebrates carnatic music.
Health: Ayurveda tackles summer allergies.
Music: Meet Uppalapu Shrinivas, the mandolin master.
Worship: Knitting japa and charity together.
Teaching: UK students get a great Hindu primer.
Issues: Giving our children names to treasure.
Dance: Japanese dancer Masako Ono masters Odissi.
Reviews: Two books and a CD explore yoga.
Medicine: A Californa doctor treats lepers and learns real compassion.
Movies: “What the Bleep Do We Know?!”
In My Opinion: Valuing the divine knowledge of dharma passed down from our ancestors.
Publisher’s Desk: Facing the Unique Challenges of mixed-religion marriages.
From the Vedas: Rig Vedic prayers to the Fire God.
Opinion: Gender equality in the Mahabharata.
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