September 16, 2013

What is the difference between Sukkot and Simchat Torah?

This year Sukkot begins the evening of September 18th and concludes on September 26th. For more than three thousand years, Jews have observed the harvest festival […]
September 10, 2013

Now that Rosh Hashanah is over, what is Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur is the Jewish Day of Atonement, which falls this year on the evening of Friday, September 13th and concludes on the evening of Saturday, […]
August 26, 2013

What is Sikhism and what are the major beliefs of Sikh's?

  The Origins of Sikhism: Sikhs trace their origins to 1499 when Guru Nanak – the founder of this path – had his revelatory experience. Guru […]
August 20, 2013

Why do Hindus have so many gods? And why do some of them have the faces of animals? What is their significance?

Most Hindus believe in one, all-pervasive Divine Reality, that is formless (Brahman) or manifests and is worshiped in different forms (Ishvara or God/Goddess).  This belief in […]