Tag Archives: india
Any altruists out there?
I follow a number of folks on tumblr who live in India, and this post showed up in my feed today: Help the Uttarkashi ashram The short story is that there has been flooding recently in northern India, and much … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged aid, ashram, fundraising, india 3 Comments
Happy Independence Day!
(Photo by flickr user cajie) EDIT: It is not that I am a day late, in fact, I am quite on time! However, I am, as it would seem, rather horrible at reading calendars. So Happy Independence Day, India! Main … Continue reading
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I have been doing a lot of thinking. I’m kind of a tumblr junkie and have been reading through several tumblrs that cover cultural appropriation and racial insensitivity. At first, I was very angry. I have the best of intentions! … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged appropriation, culture, india, privilege, religion 35 Comments
I’ve been following some tumblrs done by Hindu-Americans, and lately there’s been a lot of talk about cultural appropriation of Indian culture by Westerners. Mostly it’s about the Orientalists at the turn of the 20th century, but I think it’s … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged culture, hinduism, india, language 2 Comments