Monthly Archives: October 2012

On the Clash of Civilizations


What appears to be a clash of civilizations is really a tension that has always been present within all cultures between two groups which I will designate as A and B. Group A consists of the upholders of anachronistic values, … Continue reading

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On the Golu Festival


While most of the Hindu world is observing the nine-day Navaratri festival, in many South Indian homes there is also another joyous celebration going on. Known as kolu (pronounced as golu), in this festival the family constructs a seven, nine, … Continue reading

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