CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

[addtoany]Founder – Publisher’s Note 1987: A new immigrant in a foreign land. Incredible loneliness. Phone calls to India are $3.50 per minute. Aerograms cost 36c. It takes 28 days to get a reply. Were there others like me? How did they cope? I scan the local...
Whitewashing yoga

Whitewashing yoga

[addtoany]American Counter-Culture and Yoga Jones Much before yoga could be accepted as a wholesome and family-friendly practice available at a yoga studio next to a Starbucks cafe at the local strip mall, many yogis would work assiduously to strip away yoga’s sinister...
The “Should” Issue

The “Should” Issue

[addtoany]Is it already that time of the year? The whirlwind that is 2016 has flown by so fast, thrusting us forward from one season to the next. We’ve witnessed several amazing events unfold, some of us embarked on new journeys, while others said bittersweet goodbyes to...
A New Bollywood Love Story

A New Bollywood Love Story

[addtoany]“Kunal, you better marry someone Indian.” I can hear the words of my Mumbai-born parents echoing in my ears over and over again. I’m not sure how serious this wish of theirs is, because I know they wouldn’t mind if I were to date someone not of Indian descent, but I...
Campaign Rhetoric Revisited

Campaign Rhetoric Revisited

[addtoany]Emotional exhaustion is likely commonplace amongst the electorate. After all, the candidates put forth by the two major parties would hardly qualify as the first choice for most Americans. The Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has been embroiled in a scandal...