Bhavesh Mistry wasn’t sure Toronto audiences would take to such unfamiliar topics at the Forbidden Forest art exhibit in January.
Bhaktimarga Swami, popularly known as The Walking Monk, promotes pilgrimage and has walked across Canada four times and the U.S. once.
The five day long Hindu holiday is also celebrated in Buddhism and other religions and officially began on Nov. 13.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms has set solid ground for equality and freedom for all. But even with this foundation, many religions in Canada still feel oppressed by others and are determined to stand up for their beliefs.