Feminism – the power of the Goddess in me

Recently, I saw Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin’s video on the Indian Woman’s helpless plight. She got a lot of accolades for speaking up, for taking a stance on women’s rights and creating awareness using the performing arts, which is her forte. A few months ago, the same credits went to Deepika Padukone, who also released… Continue reading Feminism – the power of the Goddess in me

Let’s give credit to our children for what’s in their head

Let’s give credit to our children for what’s in their head I grew up in Mumbai, India. In the eighties and nineties, when I was in high school and college, I experienced the education process to be fiercely competitive. It was often portrayed to us as our only ticket to success. Even though my family… Continue reading Let’s give credit to our children for what’s in their head

Just a girl

There are a zillion words written about being a woman. This is not an ode to womanhood. It is rather, a tribute to the fiery Yin that gives birth to it. A girl is her father’s trophy, her mother’s mirror, her brother’s favorite toy and her pet’s pet. A girl is Beauty on a catwalk,… Continue reading Just a girl