One of our objectives on Masala Chai is to support fresh, spontaneous, informal and independent projects the field of family life and children’s care as well as…… Read more “Introducing Nautanki Mom: Storytelling in Singapore”
Of Last Messages and Messages that Last
Dr. S. Anandalakshmy “Got another one: ‘Dung-beetle, scarab from Egypt'” It was the 4th of March 2019, Shivaratri day, when I took a flight to meet Dr.…… Read more “Of Last Messages and Messages that Last”
Mumbai monsoon and memories: Faith in the time of torrential rain
Some of our readers would be familiar with the stories we have collected, each of which could fill several pages. In this retelling of moral instruction through story and memories from childhood, we hope to raise the issue of mutual respect and peaceful coexistence. These ideas do not need to be believed in as real, in fact that question itself is misplaced. Myths can be personal or shared and they assist in the configuration of significant symbolic meanings and life lessons, thereby find an important place in our lives.