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Thursday, April 18, 2024

Himani Agrawal

Himani Agrawal is the president of the Spokane Hindu Temple and Cultural Center. She has a master's degree in Business Administration from India. She is well traveled and has lived on three different continents. Through her travels and personal experiences, she has developed understanding and respect for different faiths. She believes that communities strengthen when they share each other’s culture.

Ask a Hindu: Why Do You Not Believe in a God?

Why, as a Hindu, do you not believe in a God and everything in the universe indicates his existence?

Ask a Hindu: Where Do You Worship?

Do you worship somewhere as a group, such as in Spokane? Or do Hindus worship only in their homes? Do you have spiritual holidays, like some have Christmas, Ramadan, etc.?

Ask a Hindu: What’s Most Misunderstood about Your Faith?

What is most often misunderstood about your faith? Do you think people of different faith should marry? How has your faith changed over the years? How do you feel when people try to convert you away from your faith or when others criticize or attack your faith? What do you love most about your faith?

Ask a Hindu: How do Hindus View the Buddha?

Yes, in Hinduism, many gods are all different aspects of ultimate. In Vedanta philosophy, we believe that Truth is one and there are different ways to reach it. Here, truth means the ultimate divine energy.

Ask a Hindu: Remaining Friends Forever

Are there any rules, customs or traditions in the Hindu religion or culture that specify you "must" remain friends with someone who has been helpful to you, no matter what?

Hindus celebrate International Yoga Day, June 21

Yoga is an invaluable gift from ancient Indian traditions. It is the result of thousands of years of research by ancient yogis to find a holistic approach to health.

Beyond COVID: A peaceful, beautiful place

But above all it’s our Mother Nature who is taking a break from us and is healing. Air pollution has come down in the major cities of the world, rivers are running cleaner and more and more animals are spotted roaming freely.

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