Drawing from personal experience of visiting Sabarimala and knowledge of Hinduism, I disagree with the 5 most common reasons for banning women from Sabarimala temple.
These remarks were delivered for a fall seminar series at Harvard Divinity School. All Things are Subtly Interconnected I have… Read more My Spirituality and Mental Health Advocacy
A personal reflection on how I relate to Dr. King’s words today
The first in a series on finding the Hinduism in places you wouldn’t expect!
Some recent thoughts I’ve had on the study of Hinduism in institutions of higher learning. As usual, pushing for positive… Read more Don’t Tap on the Glass
When I think of my childhood in India, Ramani always comes to mind. Ramani and her wrinkled face that stretched… Read more The Indian Dream
A reflection on MannMukti’s year of fighting mental health stigma, through the setting of our first retreat.
This essay was written for the purposes of a class at Harvard Divinity School: it is purely a philosophical argument… Read more 5 Reasons Not To YOLO: A Philosophy of Rebirth
My grandma loved to travel. I called her Ammamma, which literally translates to “Mom Mom” in English (this was fitting… Read more Grandma’s Suitcase
“How are you doing?” people usually ask, whether or not they know I’ve lost family recently. I don’t answer these… Read more Cracks in My Cell