Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Science Behind True Happiness [with a few words of wisdom by Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison]

In May 2011, I was fortunate to be in the presence of acclaimed author and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, who was the official speaker during my Rutgers University Commencement ceremony. Her words still manage to penetrate deep into my soul … Continue reading

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What Delhi’s Braveheart Jyoti Singh Pandey May Have Said to the World Had She Been Alive Today

I acknowledge that I am in no position to speak on behalf of a departed soul who endured so much and fought for her life till the very last breath; however, I would like to use this medium to pay … Continue reading

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Can You Truly Love Someone Unconditionally?

I have been baffled by this question for ages and wished to address it at some point in my life. My moment of clarity emerged when I chanced to visit another meditation class in the Brahmi Kumari center in the City. … Continue reading

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The Constancy of Male Horniness and Female Drama

Some things in life stay constant such as George Clooney’s attractiveness and Baa’s age from Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (Oh c’mon, I know every living Indian adult was forced to watch that show because of their moms.) Some … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Bollywood Men

This post is intended to raise awareness about a handful of Indian actors who have, inadvertently or not, evolved into a unique breed of cinematic characters with cavemen like attributes and IQ. Their parallel artistic trajectory into female ogling and … Continue reading

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The “Nirbhaya” Role Models: A Year After the 2012 Delhi Gangrape

During his acceptance speech for the International Freedom Award in 2009, Dalai Lama was quoted as saying, “I call myself a feminist. Isn’t that what you call someone who fights for women’s rights?” It has been close to one year … Continue reading

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Power of Intuition: What Steve Jobs Learned in India

Many of us are familiar with Jobs’ awe-inspiring Stanford speech and the lessons he imparted to us from his legendary career and life-changing experiences. Here is one small portion of his speech that refers to India or rather, Indian spirituality. … Continue reading

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