A World Without Integrity | The Demands of Our Modern Consumerism Culture

A World Without Integrity | The Demands of Our Modern Consumerism Culture

We are neither customers nor business owners–but simply humans exchanging energy for the benefit of both parties. Continue reading A World Without Integrity | The Demands of Our Modern Consumerism Culture

Musings of an overseas Indian: adapting Hindu customs for the diaspora

Musings of an overseas Indian: adapting Hindu customs for the diaspora

I’ve been a minority my whole life. In Singapore, I’m Indian. In India, I’m Singaporean. In Britain, I’m Asian. In Japan, I’m a gaigokujin. Foreigner. The essence of who I am is truly lost in all the labels that people keep giving me. I went to the National Gallery in Singapore last weekend, and the docent told me – ‘Enjoy the rest of your stay here’. No, the comment did not annoy me. To be honest, I thought it was quite amusing. Our preconceived notions about who and what people are can be startlingly different from the truth.  Continue reading Musings of an overseas Indian: adapting Hindu customs for the diaspora