When Indian started immigration to America in the 1970's(and/or earlier)they were the odd ones out. Indian? What Indian? Like Native Americans? OH...the dot Indians! Who Columbus looked for.... This is the pioneer generation of Indian-Americans who had a face a lot of these questions firsthand about who Indians are. They are the generation who raised... Continue Reading →
In my understanding, Dharma is doing the right thing as per context. In the context of life following your heart, and your divine path that is laid out for you, is you doing your Dharma.
Meri Sanskriti...it’s a movement "It’s about creating cultural awareness. It’s about showing people that India is more than just a Bollywood and Tikka Masala.I believe that the beauty in India is the diversity that we have with with so many different states cultures and religions and that is what makes it so unique and so... Continue Reading →
Meri Sanskriti is Indian Culture awareness...so what is Indian Culture? I believe it's unity in diversity. "I believe that it’s the fact that we can all live under one roof and still be together. We can all be brothers and sisters from different backgrounds and still be united as one and respect each other and... Continue Reading →
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 →
"Think of language as a relationship with your culture, invest in it intentionally.When you see the younger generation that speaks your language, choose to speak to them in your language. I think as a whole we can keep our Indian culture and language alive by keeping the standard as a norm. " Standard: Level of... Continue Reading →
We are all ambassadors. We are a walking talking representation of our value system, then our family, then our culture, and country. As soon as we step out of the surroundings, we represent all of this within us as we live our lives. Ex: when you meet someone for the first time the way you... Continue Reading →
"Champion Capri's & Sperry's with mismatched socks in the middle of a historic gali (narrow street)in my desh(country), this picture accurately describes me in a nutshell"-Amruta Panth So, I'm Indian...but I'm also American. I'm 150% Indian from the inside out, but I wasn't raised there. I was raised always being " The Indian Girl"'in a... Continue Reading →