It appears mindless when governments speak of patriotism as some extreme form of clan loyalty, before which all sensibilities have to wither away.
According to Aghori Baba Gorakhnath, “When you don’t ask, you get milk; when you ask you get water; when you take, you get blood. This is Gorakh’s rule.”
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Unlike its French counterpart, wherein nouvelle cuisine was characterized by inspirations from regional instead of classique dishes, or modern Japanese, which heavily incorporated American flavors, modern Indian cuisine turns to Indian cooking legacy not just for ingredients, but also techniques.
The palpable anger that angers Donald Trump’s followers will outlast him. Both political parties risk alienation and irrelevancy if they are unable to sever the shackles of dogma and orthodoxy that have outlived their lifespan.
In what can be termed as one of the most romantic colonial hangovers, Shakespeare continues to inspire a generation of Indians. The poet has been able to cross over and become adopted in mainstream Indian culture.
Biases about interracial relationships are rotted in deeply ingrained societal attitudes about race in our culture – and there is a new and growing field of research on methods to reduce these biases.
It’s not just important to point out who we find attractive; just as important is why we find them attractive. Racial self-identification influences these perceptions.
Why innovations succeed or fail in emerging markets.
Three recent books by overseas Indian writers, two fiction and one nonfiction, deal with the heartaches, trials and triumphs of emigration. The authors honestly and eloquently chronicle how leaving one’s past behind and starting over can result in loss, mourning and sacrifices.
The lives of Indian immigrants are central to Chitra Divakaruni’s work. Her focus is shifting to include children of immigrants who face a different challenge in assimilating into the world they live in.
In a world rife with uncertainties and upheavals, the fashion industry continues to flourish and give hope. Historically, fashion adopts the struggles of the moment to come up with the most iconic style statements that continue to inspire.
As pageants around the world have been associated with traditional ideals of race and beauty, choosing mixed origin pageant queens as representatives of a particular country or culture has often invited criticism in the conformist circles of beauty parades.
Our karmic residues and their attached samskaras determine our future incarnation and our character. It is also responsible for the kind of nature we are born with. Our nature or mental make-up plays a vital role in our life, since it determines how we relate to our surroundings.
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The gig economy is becoming a welcome alternative to expensive and often monopolistic options for young urban professionals in India and the United States.