Faith · Finding Fulfillment · Reflections

When Interfaith Means Double, Not Half

It’s been a festive few days for us. As a Hindu Tam Brahm married to a Malayalee Catholic, it’s been a busy week, from Palm Sunday mass to Tamil Puthandu puja. This year was the first time I personally observed both of these, and that’s because I’m now working twice as hard to retain the… Continue reading When Interfaith Means Double, Not Half

Faith · Finding Fulfillment · Fitness · Friendship · Happiness · Reflections

Why it’s so hard to be the camel in our relationships

In yoga, backbends and chest openers are among the hardest poses. In particular, the camel pose, ustrasana, is considered challenging because it requires you to kneel, bend back and reach your heels with your hands as you press your chest out and hips forward. "We are not used to keeping our chests, in particular our hearts, so open… Continue reading Why it’s so hard to be the camel in our relationships

Faith · Finding Fulfillment

Celebrating the Goddess on Navarathri

  Back in Gainesville my friends and family are doing their rounds—both in seeing house kolus at friends' homes and dancing around the Goddess on the garba floor. Here on Guam, no such event took place, to my disappointment. I was however able to meet several members of the community through a dinner hosted at… Continue reading Celebrating the Goddess on Navarathri