THE CHALLENGE OF CHOOSING TO BE KIND

Eknath Easwaran answers questions about how to be kind with others without compromising on your own emotions and happiness I find it really hard not to lash out if someone attacks me. Anything else feels weak. Strength is often equated with the capacity to attack, but to me it means …

ANIMALS OF WORSHIP

India has long held sacred its wildlife in its myths, epics and in daily worship. Jeremy D’Cruz delves deep into some of the interesting stories surrounding animals, which have become an integral part of the Indian ethos India is a land of complex stories, of Gods and Goddesses who articulate …

RESPECTING ELDERS starts from home

Treating elders with respect is a signifi cant part of life skills. Antara Pandit shares how, through meaningful conversations with children, parents can help them understand the importance of respect ’If they respect you, respect them. If they disrespect you, still respect them. Do not allow the actions of others …

Our Wildest Ride Yet

Dr Jeannette Wolfe, an academic emergency physician, and Barbara Annis, Founder and CEO of Gender Intelligence Group, share their insights into the worldwide pandemic COVID 19 Have you ever sat in the passenger seat of a car and pressed down on an imaginary brake because you were increasingly uncomfortable by …

Understanding Covid-19

Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy recently held a conference call with Indiaspora members to discuss the coronavirus pandemic – the disease, its global spread and the public health response. Here are some excerpts from it\ Expert, first-hand and accurate information directly from eminent leaders in the field is crucial …

India’s Global Moments

When Global Adjustments started in 1995, the world was a different place. The year saw the Internet being officially launched in India by VSNL, India became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), ‘Bombay’ was renamed as ‘Mumbai’ and, of course, the famous and now the longest running movie …

People of CULTURAMA

Several well-known personalities and influencers have been part of Culturama’s history. We look at some of the more thought-provoking messages they shared with our readers…                                                   …

Learning the INDIAN WAYS

During the course of 25 years, Team Culturama has made many life-long global friends. Here are excerpts from some of the conversations with them… Nothing can beat the Dosa! Rosario Besse and Mickael Besse, France ‘We like the different kinds of food in India.’ ‘Any favourites?’ ‘I like that,’ Rosario’s …

Earth Fashion

Our country has joined the fast fashion wagon and the days of tailoring our outfits are long gone. What does that mean for a nation of over a billion? Deepa Kalukuri writes about how our trendy choices are contributing towards global warming and what choices we really have We are …