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The Namesake: Cultural Identity

What makes up one’s cultural identity? Google says it’s “the identity or feeling of belonging to, as part of the self-conception and self-perception to nationality, ethnicity, religion, social class, generation, locality and any kind of social group that have its own distinct culture.” In  429 more words

American Culture

Buying And Blessing A New Car In India

When my friends Nitin and Richa told me we were going to pick up their new Honda I had no idea if would be so different than buying a new car in the USA. 255 more words

Thanksgiving, karthigai and the Kiss of love .

               Thanksgiving is almost here. Its my most favorite holiday of all. I love love love thanksgiving. Wait for it the whole year. Nope not the cooking part but the black Friday late night/all night shopping part… 318 more words


A reverential disaster?

I consider myself to be a personalized form of a Feminist. What is that? Well, simply, i believe in Equality above anything else.

I’m not very sure what i feel about hitting a woman if I was comfortable hitting a woman. 620 more words


Read along with Me: {The Space Between Us | Act 5}

I am excited to announce that Sam @ Taking on a World of Words has put together a second read along with The Space Between Us… 802 more words

Sparrow's Reading Corner

Godman of India- Now and Then

Hisar has become a fresh battle ground between the followers of the so called Godman and security forces. Country made pistols; petrol bombs are hurled towards police as they try to move inside the Ashram. 397 more words

Contempt Of Court

Glorious glorious "Indian Culture"

Before I begin this blog I urge you, the reader, to please take a moment and think and then define for my own swayamsevak (translates to selfish or self-serving) benefit, what in gods name is this divine and sacrosanct concept called “Indian Culture”. 1,119 more words