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Victims of Culture

I just read a story from my Facebook feed about this poor woman in Pakistan who got 2 divorces and now sells food on the street. 253 more words

Surviving Wedding Season as a British Asian

The beautiful bride gushes across the centre of the room, the groom proudly beside her. This is a happy and joyful occasion…almost. That is until you spot the eagle-eyed aunties scanning you up and down, random relatives asking you 21 life questions, having your age asked about 341 times, and if someone suggests you consider marrying their family friend from Germany again, you will scream! 882 more words


Crossing the Atlantic: Tales of an Asian Migrant's Wife

I moved to this country nearly two years ago as a predestined consequence to my marriage. Like many girls, I didn’t quite like the idea of being in a long distance relationship for several months after my engagement. 3,402 more words


Today is Earth Day - Hindu Religion and Nature

Today, April 22 is being observed as Earth Day. For Hindus all day is earth day. Take any Hindu scripture and one will find that Nature plays an important role in it. 440 more words

Uttarkashi Minerals


This past weekend, I was Indian for a day. I #cultured myself… well at least I #cultried. I attended a dance festival put on by the Indo-American Association of Iowa, a showcase for the local community. 667 more words


Rabindranath Tagore

I dreamt that she sat by my head, tenderly ruffling my hair with
her fingers, playing the melody of her touch. I looked at her face… 70 more words