Indian culture

Some of the most interesting entries of Swami Balendu's blog are surely those in which he compares Indian culture and customs to Western culture and traditions. Sometimes things work similar, with small differences, and sometimes there is a fundamental diff...

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Girls at Lunch
When writing about Monika yesterday, I again had to think of her whole family situation and the history of her mother, whose two daughters were given for adoption. Because they were girls, not boys. Ramona had a talk with her gynecologist some time ago – and ... Read More

Tags: Indian culture , feminine , Equality , Gender

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Wedding Couple
I yesterday described a few situations in which I would say one should be firm about a modern thought, if that means not following harmful and completely wrong traditions such as the untouchability due to caste or the dowry system. An Indian man asked me recently w... Read More

Tags: Friends , Indian culture , Love , Ego , Tradition , Belief , Dowry

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Children at Lunch
I yesterday described the situation many young Indians are in: they are advanced and have modern thoughts while their families are still in those traditions and rituals that they don’t like anymore. They get ashamed and try to void a get-together of friends a... Read More

Tags: Indian culture , Tradition , Belief , Caste

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Two School Girls
A while ago, I was contacted by a young Indian man who had some questions for me. To sum it up, he wanted to know how he, a modern, open-minded Indian from a young generation should cope with the traditional lifestyle and outdated views of his family. I know that t... Read More

Tags: Indian culture , Religion , Rituals , Tradition , Ashamed

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Flower
I told you yesterday about the mother of a school girl who doesn’t even consider leaving her husband although she earns money and he drinks and beats her. I wanted to write a bit more about the reasons why Indian women often stay although the situation in the... Read More

Tags: Indian culture , Marriage , Relationships , Religion , Divorce , Hinduism

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