Mother Tongue Gone Missing

My son and me go to this park every evening, he is just 1.5 yrs old so most of his friends are accompanied by their parents and caretakers. Like every mom I do secret comparisons in my head with all kids - comparing their heights, their capabilities, their weight, their speaking abilities etc. These days... Continue Reading →

Not Fair!

Its really not "fair and lovely" to be promoting the use of fairness creams or any sort because the only thing you are promoting is racism. India is classic example of blatant and unapologetic racism. We have goras, bhuras, kalas and savla. All of India is divided into these shades of skin color and we... Continue Reading →

Education for the less Educated

47 million students in India dropout at 10th standard. What happens to this huge potential labor force? For a large chunk (mainly girls) this is the last taste of education as most will get married or join the unorganized sector, few get back to school after a break and the remaining majority join some kind... Continue Reading →

Canada – My Second Home

11th April 2002, I looked out of my hotel window and stared into the pristine white land, naked trees and desertedĀ roads. This was such a drastic change from a hustling bustling, hot and colorful India that I had left behind. I never knew how one day would change my life and I instantly had a... Continue Reading →

Ayurveda – My Mother’s gift to me

Ayurveda - the 5000 year old science for good health, longevity through herbs, yoga and meditation has been a very important part of Indian heritage. Important yet ignored, Ayurveda is widely coined as the "alternative medicine" when it comes to curing disease. Allopathic medicine, made from chemicals we cant comprehend, is preferred largely because of... Continue Reading →

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