A new feature of the Global Dharma pages is coverage of a famous vegetarian or vegan in each issue. The July issue briefly shares the life and times of Jane Goodall, famous for her early research on chimpanzees. Late in her career she discovered the horrors of factory farming and became a vegetarian. At the age of 78, she is going strong as the leader in a movement to teach and engage youth in fixing earth’s environmental problems. She shows it’s never too late to keep on working for dharma.
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"Temples with multiple deities can be confusing, especially for today's Hindu youth. For clarity, we need to bring forward a more precise understanding of the different Hindu denominations and how the different Gods are viewed from within each denomination. For spiritual advancement it is best to focus on one deity and get to the vibration that deity. When we hear teachings from various Hindus, it is important to understand and identify which denomination they are speaking from. This will avert confusion when that teaching gets contradicted in a different context where someone is talking about the same subject but from a different philosophical background."
Bodhinatha reviews the main characteristic of Saivite philosophy and practice with an indepth focus on the four stages of religions evolution, chariya, kriya, yoga and jnana. He highlights how this shows that Saiva Siddhanta is unique and quite from the modern practice of Hinduism as Vedanta