Anju Bhargava

Stories by Anju Bhargava

Bringing Dharma, Seva, Shakti and Yoga at the Political forefront

As I watched the vice presidential debate last week I saw how comfortable we, as a nation, are about religion … Continued

Remembering other 9/11s: Landmarks of History

What is secular and what is religious? As a Hindu I can be spiritual but not religious and vice versa. … Continued

The Consequences Of Shattering A Faith Glass Ceiling

The economic situation in the country is affecting us all; and those affected the most are hit hardest. “Around 14 … Continued

Hindu American Reflection on the 2011 Federal Budget

These are difficult economic times in America and tough choices will be made as part of the ongoing budget discussions … Continued

Weapons of Destruction or an Armour of Peace: Words…words..words…

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

For three Indian Americans in Washington D.C., Honoring Veterans Day Signifies Service, Patriotism

This article is a guest blog: by Lt. Colonol Ravi Chaudhary; an Air Force officer who works as strategic planner … Continued

Diwali: Strengthening the Inner Light through Service

Deepavali literally means a row (avali) of lights (deepa) or Diwali. In essence it celebrates the awareness and eventual strengthening … Continued

A Hindu American Air Force officer: ‘Shakti’ in the trenches

The Hindu American community is celebrating navaratri and the strength of the woman in many aspects such as ShaktiSeva. A … Continued

Invoking Ahimsa (non-violence) and Shanti (peace) globally

Peace talks: Does religion help or hurt? Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling … Continued

Pluralistic diversity matters

In the wake of his weekend rally, Glenn Beck kept up the drumbeat of criticism about President Obama’s religion, calling … Continued

A metaphorical journey… of transformation

In the memoir Eat, Pray, Love, writer Elizabeth Gilbert gives up her entire way of life to spend a year … Continued

Depends….. on the lens you are wearing

The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ of all religions, the idea that … Continued

Memorial Day Reflections

One Hindu-American immigrant says Namaste to all those who have served, are serving and will serve.

Choice and Karma

Can you be a feminist and oppose abortion in all circumstances? Can you be a person of faith and support … Continued

Hindu American community building

Our multiple identities are reflected through the lenses by which we are seen and how we see the world. May … Continued