Beguiling eyes

“Eyes” have remained the subject for my past two blogs and I have shared a few of my favorite Bollywood songs and other poetry on this theme.  I now conclude with these two compositions. The first song is from the hit 1970 movie Safar (The Journey).  It was picturized on the (first) “Superstar" of Bollywood, …

Whose culture is it anyway…?

Heritage.  Tradition.  Culture. Most people can probably differentiate between these expressions.  However, I am confounded by the fluid use of the expression “culture” for instance, when watching a dance performance, eating a special dish, listening to a genre of music, uttering a colloquial expression, relating a joke, behaving in a certain manner, wearing a particular …