Chaplaincy, Hindu Chaplain, Hindu Chaplaincy

Let’s Talk – Organ Donation

One of the most gratifying aspects of hospital chaplaincy is being able to witness how families come together in support of their loved one's wishes - even if it means going against what they would have wanted for their loved one. Organ donation is a major, albeit sensitive, topic in a hospital setting. Generally, it… Continue reading Let’s Talk – Organ Donation

Chaplaincy, Death, Grief and Loss, Health care, Hindu Chaplaincy, Spirituality, Vedanta

My very first Hindu Memorial Service

In the field of hospital chaplaincy, one of the best aspects (among many) is that opportunities are presented continually that challenge the chaplain to go above and beyond the type of care he or she can provide to the patient, family and hospital staff. Also, in hospital chaplaincy, you meet people with a whole spectrum… Continue reading My very first Hindu Memorial Service

Chaplaincy, Hindu Chaplaincy, Hinduism

Clinical Pastoral Education and Self-Awareness

As part of the training to become a professional chaplain, one of the most important aspect is Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). Honestly, in my opinion, CPE is THE most important training necessary for people who wish to serve as a chaplain. The website for Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center writes the following description for… Continue reading Clinical Pastoral Education and Self-Awareness