Universally, the chief indulgences of adolescence are cigarettes, sexual fantasies, atheism, the Russian nihilists, alcohol, marijuana, and ennui, usually discovered in that order. I have often cursed god for denying me its main luxury and arguably longest hangover—atheism. To the Western mind, familiar with The Beatles, Osho and Steve Jobs, Indian spirituality is synonymous with sex and narcotics. Sadly, the truth (in lower case) is less exciting. Religion makes the headlines in Indi