Thursday, August 5, 2010

"I am definitely a practicing Hindu."

Why am I always the last to find out about these things? Anyway, I really love this picture of Swami Dharam Dev with Julia Roberts. That is all.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

its nice pic. where did you get it ?
is she a practising hindu ?

issac newton

Apuleius Platonicus said...

The photo was taken while Roberts was filming "Eat, Pray, Love" on location in India. If you do a google image search on "Swami Dharam Dev" is should one of the first hits.

Apuleius Platonicus said...

Oh, and the full quote, from the latest edition of "Elle" magazine, is "The entire Roberts-Moder family [that is, Julia, her husband Danny Moder, and their three children] goes to temple together to chant and pray and celebrate. I'm definitely a practicing Hindu."

LilithsPriest said...

Very nice. Looks like me in 1967. We'll see how long it lasts ;-)

Apuleius Platonicus said...

You used to look like Julia Roberts? Or did you mean that other guy?
;-)

Mary said...

Check out Ramdas Lamb's thoughtful exploration of JR's spiritual quest in today's Washington Post:

http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/panelists/ramdas_lamb/2010/08/julia_robertss_search_for_inner_peace.html

Apuleius Platonicus said...

I like Lamb's piece on Julia Roberts -- thanks for the link, Mary! In particular I think he is right to say that Roberts gives every appearance of being quite serious in her practice of Hinduism, and shows some real depth of knowledge, at least for a lay person.