Category Archives: Morality

Goodness Grief

            There’s a scene from FRIENDS that particularly touches a chord. Phoebe is convinced that a lost cat has taken on the spirit of her deceased mother. As silly as the premise is, Phoebe is … Continue reading

Posted in India, Love, marriage, Morality, New Delhi, Peace, Poetry, spirituality, Strength of a Woman, Uncategorized, Writing | 5 Comments

Brace Yourselves, a Feminazi is Coming

Some folks out there have this stereotypical notion of a feminist as some man-hating species. In their heads, we have the demeanor of a Goddess Kali, the butch haircut of an Anushka Sharma from PK, and our WMD (weapon of … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, India, Law, Morality, New Delhi, Reading, Sarcasm, Strength of a Woman, Violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Sexiest Thing You Can Do to Impress a Woman

In this age of competing dating apps to find love, it is evident that the efforts invested in wooing a mate have been on the decline. Case in point:– Quick Lovin’ Many working class folks do not have the time … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Comedy, Environment, Feminism, Humor, Imagination, Morality, Nature, Peace, Poetry, Prostitution, Reading, Sarcasm, Satire, Science & Nature | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Conversations between an Agnostic and a Saint

Agnostic:- Heaven and Hell are prime real estate For the minds fixated on the good and evil click-bait The do-gooder dreams of a golden staircase The evil-doer is threatened with torture in merciless flames Why then do some sinners prevail … Continue reading

Posted in Fantasy, Health & Nature, Imagination, Lord Krishna, Meditation, Morality, Mystery, Science & Nature | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Myth of the Superhero Mom

This past week, I had an early meeting for which I had to leave my place by 7am. My mom is usually up by 6am but I let her know in advance that I would not have time for breakfast. When … Continue reading

Posted in Bollywood, Environment, Feminism, Health & Nature, Imagination, India, Meditation, Morality, Nature, New Delhi, Peace, Reading, Self-empowerment, Strength of a Woman, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Why I Can’t Wait to Get Married

The greatest concern Indian society can have for a woman, from the onset of her embryonic development, is her marriage. The mere mention of the “m” word is like as an impending threat to enjoy your life before relatives bid you … Continue reading

Posted in Comedy, Feminism, Humor, Imagination, India, Morality, Sarcasm, Satire, Self-empowerment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

“Thank You” for the Insult

I had my epiphany about braving insults when I visited India over the winter break in 2010. During my junior year of college, I had gained some weight and developed blemishes on my face owing to a poor diet. Today, … Continue reading

Posted in Imagination, Morality, Reading, Science & Nature, Self-empowerment, Strength of a Woman | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments