Homosexuality banned in India – Paradoxical judgment from the land of Kamasutra

विकृतिः एवम्‌ प्रकृतिः (What is unnatural is also natural) Scultptures in a temple in Khajuraho. Notice the depictions of lesbian encounters? In a verdict that had the potential to send the right message to the world at large, High Court in India passed a law in 2009 that decriminalized homosexuality. Sex between consenting homosexual partners…

India and the country that was…

I was thinking about India, and all the things that made her great. I couldn’t help but notice that a study of India’s achievements was a study of our history. Yoga, The Indian music, the Decimal system, Algebra, Astronomy- the discovery that sun was at the centre of the solar system, Medicine – Cosmetic surgery…

The ghost inside me

I have been thinking about the past for some time now. Past, not as in history, but rather my own past. If I were to go back 2000 years, I would find a direct ancestor of mine – alive, living, breathing… This descendant of mine may even look like me. For the sake of convenience,…