Posts tagged "meera subramanian"
In the News: Secularism, Nationalism, Pastafarianism, and more!

In the News: Secularism, Nationalism, Pastafarianism, and more!

A round-up of recent religion news.
Rewriting Indian Legends

Rewriting Indian Legends

Meera Subramanian The people on the streets of Delhi, are saying: We won’t disappear.
What I'm Reading

What I’m Reading

Good reads pulled from The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Nation, The Paris Review, The Revealer and elsewhere.
Sweeping Air

Sweeping Air

From Varanasi, India, Meera Subramanian’s inner pragmatist ponders the meaning of strength and devotion as she witnesses the Hindu ritual of aarti.

Yoga’s Bondage

Amy Levin:  For most of us, it’s hard to wrap our heads around yoga - yes, this thing everyone is talking about, but also the details about how it got here, where it came from, and what the big deal is. Yoga has become such a part of our vernacular, and yet we seem to...

The Revealer Family, Published

It's been a great week for readers, thanks to a suite of articles by members of The Revealer's family of writers.  Covering issues from reality-based food to women's travel, from the health care crisis to Zionist activism to religious compounds in Missouri, we're proud to have such talented and diverse writers' names to drop! Former Revealer...

Adapting Ritual.

Meera Subramanian, senior editor at our sister site Killing the Buddha, has an article in today's Wall Street Journal on the crisis Parsis now face with the extinction of vultures; since the time of Herodotus, they have relied on these birds to dispose of their dead. Subramanian writes:
In the earthly realm of...

“Paradise Now” and Power of Transformation

By Meera Subramanian In Palestine, the enemy is many things. The enemy takes your land and holds you captive. The enemy launches bombs that leave the whitened stones of the West Bank in a mass of rubble that merges with the dust of the land. The enemy walks along the beachside boardwalk unaware of your...

Aryan Jihad and the Elephant in America’s Living Room

A holy war is a holy war is a holy war? By Meera Subramanian Here’s a riddle for you: How can a small neo-Nazi march, organized to draw attention to the alleged persecution of white people by black people, and a counter-demonstration of approximately 600 blacks, take place in Ohio and not spur a single...