Red signifies the Goddess. These photos were taken yesterday before and after the politician son of a nearby swamy came to visit here.Read more "Red"
Despite my admiration for the plurality of medical options available to the local community and the fact that Allopathy has Buckley’s chance of imposing a monopoly in this ancient Siddha centre, I am thankful for Rangamal Hospital where I went to have clinical tests done this morning.Read more "Medicine Matters: Medical Matters"
Money certainly matters as much here as anywhere in the human domain, yet naturally The (local) Tamils have a different relationship with monetary value, one that I cannot fathom; so allow me to skim blithely across the surface as usual: While not having a clue as to how any economy works, it never fails to […]Read more "Money Matters"
Here is a brief introduction to the observation that the present generation of children, their children and their children’s children will need courage and intelligent strategies to maintain a sustainable and dignified future.Read more "The Chances for Children"
This last week a sudden curious departure from the norm in local public (very public) marriage notices didn’t go unnoticed. We all wonder what it means but it probably doesn’t mean anything.Read more "Romance"
New housing development is happening everywhere – the population is leaping in bounds here. One of the charms of the place is the encroachment of nature and the presence of neglected natural spaces within the urban monstrosities.Read more "Pachamamma in our midst"
This is about what must surely be the most worshipful of cultures.Read more "Being Worshipful"