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 →
"That is also a huge part of my mission at Meri Sanskriti, it's to help people to love themselves and embrace their uniqueness. Because when we stop judging and start loving that is when we are able to truly be the best version of ourselves, and shed everything that is not us INCLUDING excess weight"... Continue Reading →
Our emotions control everything. Emotions are literally the thermometer to our body, why do we do what we do? It’s usually an outcome of some emotion. If we are upset, we do certain things after we are upset, if we are sad, happy or whatever we do. If we are happy, we may choose to... Continue Reading →
Parents: "Kids these days have NO Sanskar, they don't respect elders, they don't have the same values we had growing up" Kids: " So to have Sanskar I have to not have an opinion and do whatever someone says because they are older?'eye roll', ya RIGHT" I hear this comment often. So why is it?... 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 →