Speaker: Alok Kalia MD

Alok Kalia, MD is a retired professor from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and a long-time member of the Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church. For the past 12 years, he has been a professional speaker for business executives on health issues. Dr. Kalia’s core beliefs come from Hinduism, but he puts them into practice as a Unitarian Universalist. He spells his religion HINDUU.

The Joy of Mindfulness

Life sometimes feels like an endless round of hurrying and worrying. The mind is preoccupied with re-imagining the past and preparing for the future. There is no time for noticing what is happening here and now. This affects the quality of our relationships and our … read more.

A Hindu Walked into a UU Church

Hinduism and Unitarianism became intertwined two hundred years ago when Ralph Waldo Emerson, a pillar of our religion, was introduced to the “Bhagwat Gita.” This book is a beloved scripture of the Hindus. Emerson’ writings reflect his regard for the Gita and he introduced the … read more.