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 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 →
...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.."
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 →
Growing up in an Indian household there are certain thing's that are unsaid unexplained facts; and sound absolutely crazy to a non-Indian. I had SO many instances where if I was on a reality show that "confused" background noise would be playing,because I didn't understand why nobody else had 5 siblings in India, or didn't... 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 →