Happy Holi – from Culture Happens

Mar 08

Happy Holi – from Culture Happens

होली है Holi is an annual festival celebrated on the day after the full moon in the Hindu month of Phalguna (early March). It celebrates spring, commemorates various events in Hindu mythology and is a time of disregarding social norms (because all end up colored, no matter what their social status) and indulging in general merrymaking. Holi is probably...

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Cultural Cages – Do you see yours?

Mar 07

Cultural Cages – Do you see yours?

“Most of us are locked up pretty tightly inside our “cultural cages”, and it’s the rare person that even BEGINS to see this about himself.” - a short quote from my “About” page. People have asked me about this thing that I call “cultural cages”, so I wanted to see if I could develop a clear description here, and apply it to ourselves and to those...

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