Memories are the basis of our history, culture, heritage — the very civilisation.
Why put off things for another day, which might never dawn?
Traditional and alternative medicine have great potential to deal with not just a pandemic, but also to control and cure many chronic diseases when integrated with conventional medicine.
Elders need to develop and sustain some hobby or activity even while younger to keep them occupied physically, mentally and spiritually as they age. In the absence of any such activity, they usually begin to look to their children and grandchildren for emotional sustenance, making them the sole focus of their attention.
As the country desperately fights COVID-19, in the locked-in mode, what we need is the Vikram Batra-kind of a loftier ‘more’ in our dils, to make us better human beings.
We need a saree revolution that would showcase the SAREE itself, as a great dress, if we have to stop the saree going the kimono way.
I was torn between defending my dharma at school and fighting with my parents about the same thing at home, thinking that the sum-all of Hinduism was its traditions and customs.
I wonder how it is that when someone pulls down something dear to you, even if you have been pulling it down yourself–your hackles are raised enough to defend it tooth and nail.
One can learn to tackle hate, but how does one cope with humiliation and the very negation of one’s identity?
The message has gone loud and clear that the poor of India, across religion and castes are eligible for the highest awards and offices of the country—our PM is OBC and our President belongs to SC.
Much like how India was symbolized by elephants and snake charmers, the Kumbh had been reduced to a spectacle of the Naga Sadhus.