Sabyasachi’s Endless Summer

Sabyasachi’s Endless Summer

At the outset, I would like to confess that I have been a huge fan of the internationally renowned designer, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, and his artistic creations for quite some time now.  I am sure I am not the only admirer of this designer’s exquisite creations, who now...
Sikh American Story Airs on CNN May 6

Sikh American Story Airs on CNN May 6

CNN’s Emmy Award-winning United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell will feature the first-ever hour-long cable episode exclusively focusing on the Sikh American community. The episode is scheduled to air on Sunday, May 6th at 10 pm EST/PST. W. Kamau Bell interviews...
The Simpsons Show and the “Uh” Moment

The Simpsons Show and the “Uh” Moment

In my first year as a graduate student in America, I started collecting bills and envelopes with misspellings of my rather conspicuously foreign-sounding name. Despite the care with which I enunciated it and spelled it out over the phone when I spoke to pizza places,...
Ramayana and Its Impact on Indian Society

Ramayana and Its Impact on Indian Society

During the final exams for my Masters degree, Banaras Hindu University hosted a festival celebrating the Rāmāyana from various South-East Asian countries; every evening a different country presented a retelling of their version in dance drama format. That was my first...
An Ode to Peace

An Ode to Peace

Editor’s Note: This poem reminds us of the need to come together in a spirit of unity regardless of religious affiliation. This ode to peace is especially true in this present climate of uncertainty where divisive forces threaten to divide instead of unify us as...