The Importance of Being Milkha Singh

The Importance of Being Milkha Singh

This is a story of a man who did not win a medal at the 1960 Rome Olympics. This is a story of a man who did not marry the girl he loved. This is a story of a man who did not give up hope. It is 1950s India. The task of nation-building is ongoing. Sincerity is still...
Yoga: Walking on a Path Beyond the Asanas

Yoga: Walking on a Path Beyond the Asanas

The characterization of stress as a “silent killer,” and of yoga as an antidote to stress rests on solid scientific research. And just as prolonged stress can literally shorten one’s life, yoga as an antidote to stress can be seen as enhancing wellness. One of the...
Puzzled by Gossip

Puzzled by Gossip

Is there anyone left in the world who has not yet heard that Priyanka Chopra is engaged to Nick Jonas? As we gladly fritter away our precious time and attention on these manufactured stars in distant constellations, searching for new tidbits of information written by...
Summer Meditations on Delusion

Summer Meditations on Delusion

Summer is when time slows and there are comings and goings, family reunions and outings. It seems that the days are longer, and there is more time, to read, and to just be. This might be a delusion, but for one, I was able to make some headway in my summer reading:...
Drawn Together: an interview with Harleen Singh

Drawn Together: an interview with Harleen Singh

Sikh filmmaker Harleen Singh talks about her film Drawn Together: Comics, Diversity and Stereotypes with IC Culture and Media Editor Geetika Pathania Jain. Harleen talks about her motivation to make the film, her influences, and what it means to be brown in America.  ...