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    Bereavement and funeral attendance

    namaste


    I recently lost a grandparent to dementia. Because of circumstances, I am unable to attend the funeral. This is very painful, as you can imagine.


    I would like to "do something", a...
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    Re: The role of Hinduism in India today

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    I had a very long-winded answer to give you as I have been reading around Hinduism and culture. I have started reading "Everyday Hinduism" by Joyce Flueckiger. I have also been reading up...
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    Re: Questions from a well worn path

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    Thank you for the replies. Since posting I have travelled all over the place (metaphorically). The learning curve and quite steep at times, but I keep going.

    It is also difficult to...
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    Re: Buying Meat for Others

    Namaste and thank you

    I understand a bit better. I think I have been viewing a lot of things in an "either, or" manner. A lot of it is also slightly rhetorical. Yes, if I look within, the answers...
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    Re: Buying Meat for Others

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    Apologies for reviving an older thread, but my (perhaps exceptionally naive) query is related to this topic, mainly out of curiosity. I will elaborate.

    I visited a local restaurant run...
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    Re: The hoax called Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

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    Very, very informative and welcome reading. It made me think of stories from other traditions: False prophets that sort of thing. Which interestingly leads into the point made later in the...
  7. Thread: The Kurta Hunt

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    Re: The Kurta Hunt

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    Another good read! Thanks for posting.
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    Held my first puja

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    I just held my first puja.


    It was very calming. I have a job interview and I am a little anxious, so I decided that today was a good day to put my money where my mouth is.


    It...
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    Re: Introducing The Invisible Hindu

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    I have been reading your blog. It is nice to see and I'm glad you are blogging.
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    Questions from a well worn path

    Namaste


    I expect this is a well worn path, but I will post my concerns and anxieties because I hope to find some answers to them/support.


    As with any new follower/practitioner/Hindu (what...
  11. Incense - interpretations and uses of scents

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    I have searched HDF, and searched across the wider internet for specific information on incense. I recently saw a site that showed how different scents (flavours!) of incense are...
  12. Re: Hinduism happened. New, developing awareness, returning, discovering.

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    Thank you for replying. It is great that whilst there is a wealth of information (a lot of it overwhelming to be honest!), you still invite newer members to question and query. I am...
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    Re: Namaste from Japan

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    Thank you. I have a lot of questions, but the forum is full of valuable information so I a glad for the chance to dig in and become more rounded and informed.



    That just made my day!
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    Namaste from Japan

    Namaste

    I am Cyril I live in Japan with my wife. I am not Japanese though!

    I thought I posted an introduction, but I did not press "post" it seems. Anyway, it is nice to be here.

    C
  15. Hinduism happened. New, developing awareness, returning, discovering.

    Nameste HDF

    Not sure if the titles sums it up really. I'm a bit "mind blown". Very new, and a touch nervous so this might turn out to be a terrible ramble of a post. For that I apologise in...
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