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 →
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 →
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 →