Category: cultural anthropology

Monsters

Monsters R Us

Monsters. Who makes them? Who are Frankensteins? Often, we give monsters their power. We create them and when they get out of our control, we run screaming for help. Instead, we should roll them...

Courage

Courage or comfort?

You can choose courage or you can choose comfort. You can’t have both- Rene Brown. So true. How about if we alternate between the two? Often when we take a leap and it doesn’t...

Fountain

The pastoral and the selfie

While talking a walk in the Agri-Horticultural Gardens today, I stopped to look at the fountains. I drank them in Sated, I began to get bored. The pastoral (refers to the countryside, specially an...

Woman

Cross the line

“Why is Sita so passive, ma’am?” piped up a girl in my Hindi class, as I was teaching an excerpt from Ramayana. Flummoxed, I stared at her. She bounced back in her seat, thinking...