Tag: monastic

When Monks Say “I Do”

“This discipline and posture toward the spiritual, which appears to the decaffeinated as annoying, stems from his five-year tenure as a devout Hindu monk who lived in the Redwoods of Northern California.” –-from “When Monks Say “I Do”: Confessions of a Former Monastic’s Wife, on 

Interfaith Discoveries

On a recent Saturday night, I interviewed Fred for his biographical chapter of Saffron Cross. Sprawled out on our living room floor and tinkering with a solar yard light, we hashed out the details of his adolescence, his conversion to Hinduism, and his life as