Leading women into the future

Her one-of-a-kind initiative has become a remarkable platform for women who wish to benefit from the Internet. The SHEROES app offers a free-to-use counselling chat helpline, resources, mentorship, peer-to-peer conversations, a marketplace, a reproductive health tracker and opportunities for women. Team Culturama catches up with Sairee Chahal, Founder-CEO of SHEROES, …

Vaastu Shastra in modern INDIAN ARCHITECTURE

One of the oldest sciences in the world, Vaastu Shastra is often referred to while buying or renting a new home in India. Sowmya Putran, an architectural journalist, takes a look at the significance of this ancient science in today’s architecture.   Vaastu Shastra is an ancient science of positive …

Blending borders with traditions

Whether it is food, clothes, languages or religion, India has an abundance of it, and some more. But even with such diversity, at heart India stands united. Team Culturama goes through some age-old traditional practices that Indians follow, before starting something new   A new beginning is special and is …

BATTING FOR TRIUMPH

One of the enduring names in the Indian cricket team for over 16 years, Dinesh Karthik has proved his worth not just as a senior player but also as the captain for three years of one of the celebrated Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Meera J …

Young entrepreneur with a purpose

With his excellent ventures in promoting local farmers and fresh produce, Sanjay Dasari, Co-Founder at WayCool Foods, is taking the business by storm at a young age. Team Culturama catches up with the entrepreneur about his successful business with SunnyBee and other future plans   What are the three qualities …

123… The Happiest Man

Varsha Ramachandran shares about Virtual Bharat’s latest video that is taking YouTube by storm with the story of Swami Sivananda, a 123-year-old man   Virtual Bharat’s recent in a 1,000-film journey of the untold stories of India takes us to Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The film tells the story of Swami …

LEARNING AND EMBRACING INDIA

Being a regular visitor, Sharon Sivalenka from the United States, President of the Overseas Women of Chennai Club, believes that her journey here over the years has been evolving and she has learnt to adapt to the challenges and embrace the uniqueness of India   What was your first point …

TEACHING LEADERS WHAT TO STOP

Do you begin every sentence with a no, but or however? Marshall Goldsmith explains how to avoid a hostile conversation   An easy habit for people who like to win to fall into, and a sure-fire shortcut to killing conversations, is to start a sentence with ‘no,’ ‘but’ or ‘however.’ …

TWO PATHS TO ENLIGHTMENT

Eknath Easwaran explains two ways to lead a life that is spirituality fulfilling and gives you the freedom you deserve   One morning the paper brought me an interesting surprise. Facing each other on opposite pages were perfect illustrations of the two paths a human being can take in life: …

Festivities in the air

Festivals have been bringing people together for centuries. They bring in positive values and a certain zest that helps build a better and blissful society. Festivals in India have always had a certain flair and spirit that make it all the more exciting and fun. Divya Ramesh takes a look …