Quote of the Day

In Hinduism, Shiva is a deity who represents transformation. Through destruction and restoration, Shiva reminds us that endings are beginnings, and that our world is constantly undergoing a cycle of birth, death and rebirth.
 
Karen Salmansohn
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Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Brahmin
 
Definition: (noun)
 
1) A member of the upper class, having wealth, social status, and political power.
 
Etymology:
 
From Sanskrit brahmin, a member of the priestly class, the highest of the four classes, from Brahma, the creator of the universe in Hinduism. Earliest documented use: 1481.