An essay by Ravi Shankar explaining the history, mechanics, and power of this long-standing style of music.
A concise primer on the three major deities of the Hindu religion that explains the belief systems and symbolism surrounding Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva.
An tutorial about one of the most popular and commonly invoked Hindu deities.
An online edition of Stephen Mitchell's translation of Lao-tzu's classic text on the art of living.
An article by Roberta Bondi that was originally published in The Christian Century (March 20-27, l996) that discusses her ideas about prayer and the development of her thinking through everyday encounters.
Shankar is a musician, actress, and author of Bapi, The Love of My Life.
Mitchell is the author and translator of many books, including the Tao Te Ching and the Bhagavad Gita.
Bondi is professor emeritus of Church History at Emory University and author of A Place to Pray.
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