Mai Bhago was the first Sikh woman to fight on a battlefield as part of the Khalsa army. In 1704, the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji and his Khalsa army were taking refuge at a fortress in the city of Anandpur. The city had been laid under siege by Emperor Aurangzeb’s Mughal army … More Inspirational Sikh Women: Part 1 – Mai Bhago
There’s a fine line between upholding traditions out of respect and refusing to modernise due to close mindedness. Essentially, I think that most people fall under one of two camps: forward thinkers and backwards thinkers. Backwards thinkers consult the past and rely heavily on what has already happened in order to formulate their future. It … More Life Partner Or Sidekick?
When you have a large extended family or live in a close-knit community that holds strong traditions and values often any major/minor decisions that you make bring with them the stinking undertone of what will people think? For example: quitting your job with no backup plan, leaving your degree halfway through to go travelling, marrying a middle-aged Rasta because you … More What Will People Think?!
Whenever someone asks me, ‘what was your favourite childhood film? The one that you could never get enough of, that was forever on repeat in your house?’ The first thing that flashes into my mind are the letters D-D-L-J… aka Yash Chopra’s Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge! Released in 1995 when I was only three years old, … More The Golden Era Of Bollywood AKA The 90’s!