I can vividly recall sitting in the back seat of my parent’s car, en route to Chicago to run the […]
A few years ago when I was in India, I had the funniest experience in a yoga class. I was sitting there in a hot room (not because it was “hot” yoga–just because it was extremely hot in India) and the instructor, dressed in everyday clothes–not her “yoga attire” was teaching us how to do Mrigi Mudra (a cleansing breathe exercise).
It was 1994, I was 14-years old and my family decided to spend the winter break in India for my […]
by Chiara Rossi “We warmly encourage our Western guests to wear traditional Indian attire.” I squinted at the words on […]
I remember the first time I heard the sound of the tabla. I was sixteen years old and Zakir Hussain was doing a tour with Ravi Shankar and Anoushka Shankar in the mid-to-late 1990s. It was the first time I ever attended a classical Indian music concert and the sound waves washed over me and had me completely mesmerized. At the end of the concert, they were handing out black and white photos of Ravi Shankar and George Harrison of which I then hung up in my locker until the end of my high school career.
So many Indian people we know are afraid of dogs, so we set out to find out what has caused this fear for many of us.