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Skimpy dressing was common in ancient India

Those who think Indian women are copying the west in dressing skimpily know zilch about history. Travellers to India in ancient and medieval times were struck by the fact that … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

Guns, sex, arrogance: I hated everything about America until I moved here

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/01/30/guns-sex-and-arrogance-i-hated-everything-about-america-until-i-moved-here/

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No coercion in Hinduism

The following final verse from the Bhagwad Gita is what my mother often quoted to emphasise the freedom of thought that is inherent to Hindu philosophy. There is no coercion, no compulsion, … Continue reading

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I love Afghanistan but cannot live there

I’ve often had deep, insightful conversations with cab drivers. One such was in London earlier this month. He was speaking on the phone in a tongue that sounded very familiar. … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · 1 Comment