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Gender Female
Industry Student
Occupation Religious Studies
Location New York, New York, United States
Introduction A second year graduate student at NYU in Religious Studies. Her area of specialization is South Asian religious diaspora in the United States. She enjoys wandering, observing the American Dharma, creativity, the transposition of sacred space, street art, markets and festivals, and going to the beach.
Interests reading, thinking, blogging, wandering, wondering, making things, hanging with my favorites, listening to and playing music, writing stuff, watching way too many movies, poetry, cultural heritage, Asia, religious statuary and art, urban wandering, the beach, rock n roll
Favorite Books Religious Literacy (Stephen Prothero), The Sacred and the Profane (Mircea Eliade), The Bhagavad Gita (Penguin Classics, , A New Religious America (Diana Eck), Making Pilgrimages: Meaning and Practice in Shikoku (Ian Reader), The Daodejing of Laozi (Philip Ivanhoe trans.), Autobiography of a Yogi (Paramahansa Yogananda), The Vampire Lestat (Anne Rice), Servant of the Bones (Anne Rice), America (The Book) (Jon Stewart), A Midsummer Night's Dream (William Shakespeare), Measure for Measure (William Shakespeare), Siddhartha (Herman Hesse), Pilgrim of the Stars (Dilip Kumar Roy and Ma Indira Devi), The Dharma Bums (Jack Kerouac), The Prophet (Kahlil Gibran), The Namesake (Jhumpa Lahiri), Bridget Jones's Diary, A Coney Island of the Mind (Lawrence Ferlinghetti), and lots of poetry