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Monthly Archives: January, 2018

India’s deep but forgotten roots in South-east Asia

Twenty years ago, when I moved from India to Singapore with my husband, I found myself marvelling at the many reminders of home after the initial strangeness of being in … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Jauhar-Shaka: When The Enemy Was At The Gate

When the enemy was at the fort gates, when rations ran out, and when defeat was certain, Rajput kingdoms, especially in northwestern India followed a code of honour that inspires … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · 1 Comment

When It Felt Good To Be A Hindu

“Oh I am not a temple goer.” “I only visit temples if they have some history.” “I only go to temples when there is nice dinner served.” This was me … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thailand’s King Passes Away – Leaves a Void in People’s Hearts

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-ruling monarch (1946-2016) is no more. He was no ordinary king. A fine inventor and innovator, he deployed many of his inventions for development. … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · Leave a comment