Stop This Bullshit! Raksha Bandhan Is Not Patriarchal

Raksha Bandhan is a modern name for Raksha Sutra. It is a Hindu Festival celebrated throughout South East Asia and some parts of the Middle East. There are a lot of articles claiming that Raksha Bandhan is Patriarchal and Sexist. They have concluded that modern 21st-century women should refrain from celebrating such oppressive days and … Continue reading Stop This Bullshit! Raksha Bandhan Is Not Patriarchal

It has been 800 days since I last saw my family

As an immigrant living seven oceans apart from the motherland, traveling back and forth often is not workable. It is inevitable to miss the important family functions such as a cousin’s wedding, best friend’s bachelorette and parents anniversaries. Nobody really talks about how difficult it is.. What people often see is the glamor and glitter … Continue reading It has been 800 days since I last saw my family

“Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.”

When I was 7, my world used to rotate around two people – Mom and Dad.  My World is upside down from what it was 20 years back but surprisingly, I remain their World till date and probably this won’t change ever. No matter where we  go or what we do in life, we always … Continue reading “Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.”