Posted: 10.05.2016
 
The Huffington Post Carol Kuruvilla Associate Religion Editor The task of healing humanity may seem too lofty a goal for some. But Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, is not the kind of man who is easily deterred. The Dalai Lama has teamed up with renowned psychologist Dr. Paul Ekman to build an “Atlas of Emotions” that aims to map out all of the feelings that a human can experience. The interactive online...
Posted: 25.03.2016
 
The Huffington Post Shailesh Andrade / Reuters Holi is the Hindu festival of colors, celebrating the onset of spring. Holi (also known as Dol Jatra , Basantotsav ) is the Hindu festival of colors . It is celebrated at the end of the winter season, on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna . In 2016, Holi falls on March 23-24. Holi is observed with great fanfare by Hindus all over the world, with...
Posted: 15.03.2016
 
The Huffington Post 03/14/2016 06:10 pm ET Getty Although Albert Einstein is best known for his scientific achievements, his personal writings also reveal a good deal of wonder about the possibility of a higher power. Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 to a secular Jewish family in Germany. Although he experienced a short burst of religiosity when he was 12 -- composing songs in praise of God and keeping...
Posted: 03.02.2016
 
The Huffington Post 02/02/2016 05:26 pm ET Carol Kuruvilla Religion Associate Editor, The Huffington Post "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the Mysterious." When President Barack Obama nominated the Christian geneticist Francis Collins to head the National Institutes of Health in 2009, some American scientists questioned whether someone who professed a strong belief in God was qualified to lead the...
Posted: 30.01.2016
 
The Huffington Post 01/29/2016 07:32 am ET Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens Musician, Artist, Writer, Producer and Philanthropist Cat Stevens As we settle down into the grip of another New Year, the past slips further away into obscurity and I am soberly having to grapple with the fact that many youngsters' ears have never even heard the Beatles song, "Yesterday." It's an ominous sign of age creeping up and tapping...
Posted: 17.11.2015
 
The Huffington Post "These attackers do not follow the beliefs of any religion. The ideology of terrorists is hate." Dominique Mosbergen Senior Writer, The Huffington Post Posted: 11/16/2015 12:25 AM EST | Edited: 11/16/2015 10:49 AM EST "Whoever kills an innocent person, it is as though he has killed all of mankind," tweeted London-based journalist Shehnaz Khan on Friday, quoting the Quran. Khan also included...
Posted: 10.09.2015
By Dr. Manoj Jain
The Huffington Post Posted: 09/09/2015 8:37 am EDT Our global economic and political system is the root cause of the problem, so instead of blaming Europe, let's fix the problem As we watch millions of refugees struggling to survive, hundreds of thousands of them seeking refuge in a Europe which has by and large shut its doors to them, it is all too easy for those in the U.S. to piously implore the Europeans to...
Posted: 03.09.2015
By Dr. Manoj Jain
The Huffington Post Last month, a deeply religious man in India ended his life in a way that has been practiced for millennia by devout members of the Jain religion. His death made headlines when a state court in Rajasthan declared the practice, known as Santhara, illegal. The Jain community responded with protests, and the Indian Supreme Court ended up reversing the order until further deliberations. Few may...
Posted: 03.07.2015
 
The Huffington Post The Jain Art of Spiritual Dying By Yogendra Jain Death can happen at any time. If you were on a plane that was about to crash and had no hope of surviving, what would your last thoughts be? Besides getting into a safer position in your seat, would you remember your family, your life, or the possibility of an afterlife? The art of living well is prescribed by almost all religions, but Jainism...
Posted: 30.10.2014
 
The Huffington Post Kathy Stevens, Founder and director, Catskill Animal Sanctuary Posted: 03/10/2014 11:03 am EDT Updated: 05/10/2014 5:59 am EDT I'm making a prediction: America will be vegan by 2050. Sound preposterous? Not if we work together to make it happen. Consider that until the 1900s millions of young children worked in our factories... and how untenable that would be today. Consider that a country...

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