The Relevance of Culture

A conversation with an old friend of mine revealed to me that the word culture is too often associated only with religion and ritualism and dismissed as irrelevant. [Read More]

Home Remedies from south India: Eye care

This is a continuation of the series which started with Hair Care. The other posts include information about Colds, Coughs, Foot problems and Headaches. The information in this series is the knowledge of my grandmother, which I documented as part of a project on medicinal plants and home remedies. [Read More]

Home Remedies from south India: Headaches

This is a continuation of the series which started with Hair Care. The other posts covered Colds, Coughs and Foot problems. The information in this series is the knowledge of my grandmother, which I documented as part of a project on medicinal plants and home remedies. [Read More]

Home Remedies from south India: Feet

This is the fourth in a series which started with Hair Care. The other two posts cover Colds and Coughs. The information in this series is the knowledge of my grandmother, which I documented as part of a project on medicinal plants and home remedies. [Read More]

Home Remedies from south India: Coughs

This is the third post in the series which started with Hair Care. The second of which was on Colds. The information in this series is the knowledge of my grandmother, which I documented as part of a project on medicinal plants and home remedies. [Read More]

Home Remedies from flora in south India: Hair Care

In my 12th grade, I did a project on the medicinal plants in my school campus with two of my classmates. As an add-on to that, we were asked to collect home remedies from people in our families. [Read More]

Dialogues III

Dear readers, I’ve finally started to shed my inertia and write properly again. Here is the next set of Dialogues we had. J: Just to clarify, was it the Old Testament which said the earth was flat? [Read More]