Ten Tales About Religious Life

Ten Tales About Religious Life is a series of short stories for 10 to 12-year-olds illustrating key concepts for good conduct for Hindus in a modern context in a cultural setting that will be familiar to today's youth.

The stories in Ten Tales About Religious Life, are based on the ten ancient Vedic religious observances called the niyamas. The niyamas are universal principles, practices and values found in all religions. They are: remorse, contentment, giving, faith, worship of the Lord, scriptural listening, cognition, sacred vows, recitation and austerity.

These stories teach kids about right living. Each story, some set in India, some in the US, speaks to a single value, for example, nonviolence, honesty,…