Tag Archives: Bhagavad Gita

Embodying Nonviolence

Peacemakers Embodying Nonviolence Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Mohandas Gandhi (1869–1948) used to say that every world religion knows that Jesus taught nonviolence, lived nonviolently, and died a nonviolent death except one: Christianity! Gandhi took the Gospel and his own Hindu texts seriously. He believed our core identity is union with God and that the fruit… Continue Reading Embodying Nonviolence

Action and Contemplation

Hinduism Action and Contemplation Friday, August 17, 2018 There are three major texts in Hinduism and Indian philosophy: The Vedas are the most ancient Sanskrit writings (as much as three to four thousand years old) containing hymns, philosophy, guidance, and rituals. The Upanishads—which means “what is learned sitting at the feet of”—are later (800-200 BCE), even… Continue Reading Action and Contemplation

Infinite Forms

Hinduism Infinite Forms Monday, August 13, 2018 If you have ever traveled to India, you realize that Hinduism is less a religion and more a 5,000-year-old culture, formed by such ancient sources as the Vedas, the Upanishads, and the Bhagavad Gita, and communicated in thousands of other ways. Hinduism is the product of millennia of deep self-observation, human history,… Continue Reading Infinite Forms

Grace: Week 2 Summary

Grace: Week 2 Summary: Sunday, January 31-Friday, February 5, 2016 The passion of Pope Francis is to again make merciful love the foundation, the center, and the goal. (Sunday) Grace is not something God gives; grace is who God is. (Monday) God does not love you because you are good; God loves you because God… Continue Reading Grace: Week 2 Summary

Deep Ecumenism

The Wisdom Tradition Deep Ecumenism Friday, January 9, 2015 Although I am clearly a Catholic, I would hope that my brothers and sisters from other denominations and faiths would also find much to guide and inspire them in what we will try to say this year. The ecumenical character and future of religion is becoming… Continue Reading Deep Ecumenism

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