What I can teach is to withhold judgment, pay more attention, extend grace. And I can be changed.
Temples are crowded. Festivals are innumerable. Darkness. Bondage. Idolatry. It is an unending cycle of prayers and sacrifices.
People of different religions, languages and palates have been getting along for centuries, with a shared understanding of hierarchy and a karmic view of fate.
The idea that any guest or stranger is a god lays the foundation for Indian hospitality.
If the centuries have taught you nothing is certain, a little nonverbal ambiguity is called for. It is our absolute certainty about everything that is perplexing.