A BAN on women – by God or man?

Sabarimala is one of the most inclusive temples in India where even a Dalit person can be a priest and the Brahmin devotee has to touch his feet but then why ‘God’ does not want women near him?It’s a question which finds its answer through the paths of crude patriarchy and the specifying women’s role…

Why men?

This is not a lecture about feminism and not about equal rights for men and women, but it is to discuss why men tend to control women and consider it a part of masculinity. Well, when humans started to settle down and were eating what they produced in the form of crops and domesticated animals,…

Power Inequalities

Social inequalities lead to concentration of power in a few hands. Social stratification means the existence of structured inequalities between groups in society. This inequality confirms the degree of accessibility in terms of material and social reward. For example in the caste system of India, when the temple was the center of power, the Dalits…

The Story of Ganga.

Being believed to be flowing in the swarga (heaven) where Amrit (the elixir of life) is found, Ganga is one of the oldest mentioned rivers and Amrit is said to have come in the bhu-lok (earth) in the form of Ganga. The belief of Hindus about washing away of sins or achieving moksha is also…

Humanity Shamed Gandhi!

Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology is now hung to death due to the dynamism of society. His ideology of Satyagraha i.e. appealing to the conscience of the person is no longer applicable in this so-called modern and commodified society. It’s not wrong to say that one of the most efficient and effective ideologies of this century is…

keep it low!

Keep the noise always low, Coz’ it kills your brain real slow. Increasing is noise pollution, One must look for a silent solution. Be it a quarrel or a fight, Keep calm and stay quiet. Brain chemistry is what it will alter, Don’t blame the noise, you are the defaulter. Is it the music or…

Save ’em

The earth is not inherited from your ancestors, instead, it’s a loan from your children!  

Ads- glitter or gold?

What decides which movie you are going to watch? What compels you to buy the 300 rupees beauty cream even if it’s out of your pocket? Well, no doubt it’s the trailers, posters, teasers and the alluring way of the divas telling the super fascinating benefits of the secret formula used! As a whole, it’s…

Puranic Patriarchy!

As we approach the Indian puranic culture there prevails a possibility that whatever statement or reference we give for substantiating a topic there may exist a historical anomaly in that so before referring to the literary texts I would like to acknowledge all the retellings and the versions of the writings. So the important question…