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.."
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 →
Animals hold a high regard in the culture and by embracing the core values of Hinduism, you also embrace a love for animals.
"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 →
"I believe the story we tell and how we represent India is how we carry forward the value of our culture and what we represent. Being Indian's in America, a large part of who we are is what India and Indian culture has given us, we may not like everything about India; each country has... 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 →