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

Reflections

Slumdog Millionaire not one in a million

Four Golden Globe awards, a sweep at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and 10 Oscar nominations....that was it -- I couldn’t handle the suspense any longer. I had to find out for myself just what the hullabaloo was all about. My verdict: average.The rags to riches fairy tale is one that I’ve seen time and… Continue reading Slumdog Millionaire not one in a million

Reflections · Travel

Notes from the motherland

I never imagined volunteering myself to stay in India longer than three weeks. My parents had brought me to Chennai every single year of my life. The images of India I had always conjured included countless mosquitoes, power outages, and sweltering heat. I'll be honest. I didn't like it.But after the demise of my grandfather… Continue reading Notes from the motherland