It's Christmas Eve in an Indian household. Freezing cold outside. Everyone is off for the holidays, so the family gets together at a common place. The entire house is buzzing with all generations in one house, grandparents, parents, teens, kids, the entire gang. Everyone is gathered around the family room snacking on warm toasty samosas... Continue Reading →
...but we can also set a platform for the Indian kids of the next generation to grow to even higher levels representing Indian Americans without the limits we felt we had growing up.."
Ch 2 Verse 62 "dhyāyato viṣhayān puṁsaḥ saṅgas teṣhūpajāyate saṅgāt sañjāyate kāmaḥ kāmāt krodho ’bhijāyate" "While contemplating on the objects of the senses, one develops attachment to them. Attachment leads to desire, and from desire arises anger." “ God made desire, so why would it say desire is bad”. A question I had against the verses of desire in... Continue Reading →
Yes it's Amruta not Amy. At no point of time will I ever allow you to call me Amy. Never on my coffee orders will I ever give them a fake name to make it easy. My festivals and food are not just Indian brown thing. Diwali is not Christmas because Christmas is celebrated in... Continue Reading →
"In the Chāndyoga Upanisad it is said, 'In the beginning,(of creation) all this was nothing but Sat (Truth) alone, and it (Truth) is One without a second.'-Swami Tejomayananda I wish that statement was widely spread and made aware of in Hindu culture. It would certainly answer the "do you guys really have that many Gods,... Continue Reading →
"The difference yet familiarity is captivating. But again, thats my experience." I have always wondered why some people bash India, some people are super patriotic, some are right in the middle, and so many other variations. Regardless of where you are from and where you grow up, we all have our own opinions of our... Continue Reading →
Happy Independence Day! The fight for India’s freedom was a long one, I read a quote earlier by someone saying “The founders fought long and hard to earn India’s freedom, let’s hope the bickering kids remember that”. I couldn’t agree more that it’s every Indian’s responsibility, if we care for our country to be better,... Continue Reading →
"Education is life long; the more we learn, we evolve as humans" In school we develop our skill of learning, and after that we get a degree; which is only one method of learning. I believe that education is continual and we should continue to discover & develop all our passions in subjects. Sometimes we... Continue Reading →