About Saumya Arya Haas

Saumya Arya Haas, Executive Director of Headwaters/Delta Interfaith, advises local, national and international inter/faith and social equity organizations includingHindu American Seva Charities and The New Orleans Healing Center. Saumya is a Hindu Pujarin, Unitarian Reverend and Manbo Asogwe (Priestess of Vodou). She writes, blogs and lectures about religion and is an ALB candidate in Religious Studies at Harvard University.

Three Strangers

Daft Punk

On a day already surreal, Saumya Arya Hass has chance encounters with three guys, all strangers. Three men, three different connections.

Gender, Religion, Spirituality and Ethics: 4/20


How does your system of faith and ethics guide you in being a good man?

I Am A Racist. Deal With It.

photo by losttrekker

Saumya Arya Haas admits to — and learns to own — her own prejudices.

Blind Rage: Not Every Man Is Evil


Once Saumya Arya Haas realized that men were not the enemy, she saw that they could be victims of abuse, too.