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Dairy – Sacred Food no More

November 3, 2016


As I study the practices of the Dairy industry Globally and specifically in India, I am horrified at how much cruelty lies behind that one glass of milk. Much of this write up is from an Indian context which is supposedly one of the more compassionate places for cows globally. Do not let that fool […]

Rivers of Blood and the Animal Holocaust

September 15, 2016


Much has been made of the horrifying images of the blood flowing through the streets of Dhaka in the aftermath of Eid Al Adha- 2016 As it should these images have created a visceral impact on the world about the scale of animal slaughter in the name of God – carried on, on this holy […]

Ganga Behti Ho Kyun – Bhupen Hazarika

November 5, 2011


This is one of my favorite songs by Bhupen Hazarika – it combines the call to Ganga through millenia and who better to do it then Bhupen da whose voice encapsulates that of our ancestors and descendents. He evokes Mother Ganga so beautifully. Ganga who is not just a river, infact the river is a […]