Monthly Archives: August 2015

India’s Feminine Mystique Tour – January 2016

This January 3 – 24, 2016, I will be offering a most unusual tour to India that will emphasize India’s women: what womanhood is in ever-changing India today. Although women will be the perspective, men who find this point of … Continue reading

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An Indian Shave

All around you in India, you can witness men’s grooming. Though ubiquitous, one hardly notices as so much takes place on the street. Often, these little set-ups are nothing more than a barber and his minimal equipment on a plastic … Continue reading

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Kumkum in India

This man is a living advertisement for the product that he plies not far from the entrance to a Hindu temple. He sells kumkum powder. Hindus apply a dot of kumkum on foreheads when they visit a temple or attend … Continue reading

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Golden Triangles

I’ve always loved samosas, those deep-fried pastry triangles stuffed with spicy potatoes. I have to ration my intake as they aren’t in the “light” category but when I smell that luscious, sizzling aroma of the dough and the potato mixture … Continue reading

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