letters to the editor

Set Indian Casteism Right First This is in response to the editorial (Racism of the Every Day Kind, September 2017). As an American sociologist, I commend Nirupama Vaidhyanathan’s opinion concerning American social life! As we all know American society is a young...
Girivalam: Unique Experience at Tiruvannamalai

Girivalam: Unique Experience at Tiruvannamalai

A sea of humanity, young and old surged through the streets. A trickle had started in the early afternoon and reached its peak as the moon rose and shone in bright and balmy glory. It was an auspicious full-moon (pournami in Tamil) night at Tiruvannamalai, the ancient...
Ten Tips For Celebrating Diwali

Ten Tips For Celebrating Diwali

The Hindu Festival of Lights evokes joy, celebration, and a time of auspicious spending or investing. And with some careful planning, Diwali devotees can avoid overspending yet still ensure family and friends receive thoughtful gifts. Since it’s common to have dozens...