Category Archives: Women

Rhadha—Keeping the Dance Tradition Alive

This article was written a few years ago as a cover story for Eves Touch!! Her disciples are celebrating her 75th birthday. Celebrations of Rhadha A dancer who is finally getting due recognition The clear and melodious voice of Rhadha … Continue reading

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Karva Chauth—when the women fast for the well being of their husbands

Karva Chauth is a one-day festival celebrated by Nort Indian married ladies for the health, well-being and long life of their husbands. The fast is observed from sunrise to moonrise on the fourth day after the full moon, in the … Continue reading

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Right and Wrong

The story of Ramayana Sunoji suno, Sunoji suno Hear the epic story of Rama and Sita Rama, Baratha, Lakshmana and Shatrugana Were the sons of Kausalya, Kaikeyi and Sumitra The three wives of Ayodhya’s King Dasaratha Heroic Rama was valour … Continue reading

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The Disappearing Beaches

Swachh Beachside Story It was barely two days after Women’s Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and with hopes expressed for a better deal for oppressed women. Then TOI came out with a prominent Page 3 story that was anything but … Continue reading

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The Long And The Short

Traditionally, the accepted height differences between a couple is that the man is taller and the woman shorter. My parents were a classic example of this with a foot difference between them. In Indian arranged marriages the first check point … Continue reading

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DUTY

Duty A girl born in India is fed the concept of DUTY with her mother’s milk. It is more often what her duties are and what is expected of her than what her family, her partner, her kids or society … Continue reading

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Tutuma and the Hamsam/Swan

Urmila my sister-in-love, or Tutuma as we all learned to call her, married our eldest brother and came home one morning. The marriage was a fait accompli and we soon got to know her and to love her. She was … Continue reading

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