What the Heck is Holi?

What the Heck is Holi?

You ask any Americans. Ninety-five percent never heard of Holi, the Festival of Colors. Just like the same way most of them never heard of Diwali, or Dusserah, or Dol Utsav. Today is Holi, a fascinating, all-inclusive festival of love. The secular version of Holi, or...
In Defense of Hinduism

In Defense of Hinduism

Not that anybody truly cares, and life goes on without thinking much about anything, anymore. Yet, a sudden outburst of emotion happens deep inside, perhaps due to the fact that an immigrant Hindu Bengali Indian in America did not get to experience the beautiful,...
Celebrate Diwali in America

Celebrate Diwali in America

A SINCERE PROPOSAL. No, not to big politicians or big media. They are too busy, and their priorities are too different. I am making this humble request to you: my friends, colleagues, supporters and well wishers. I propose that we all celebrate Diwali — the...