Indian Civilization – Untold History

What if the history of India that we learn in our textbooks tells only part of the story, and worse, tells the story incorrectly? What if there are...

Category - Culture

Culture Events & Festivals

Karwa Chauth

‘Karwa Chauth’ is a ritual of fasting observed by married Hindu women seeking the longevity, well-being and prosperity of their husbands. It is...


NRI bride & prejudice

EVERY year we export herds of made-in-Punjab brides to the United States. For many it does lead to living “The American Dream” and yet there are a...


The loss of moral courage

While I did my 9th standard in a village school, there was this back bencher boy, who used to smoke beedi (a thin, Indian cigarette filled with tobacco flake...


Invoking the Goddess

According to the Puranas, when Brahma creates the world, the Goddess appears as Saraswati, embodiment of knowledge, serene and aloof, dressed in white, holding...


Atithi Devo Bhava

Atithi Devo Bhava,  an ancient line taken from the Hindu scriptures and was originally coined to depict a visiting person whose date of arrival and departure...