Swami Balendu describes how disgusting it is that many Indians spit out their Gutka, a mix of betel nut and tobacco – even within closed rooms!
Swami Balendu tells of a family whose seventh daughter was born – because the mother wants to have a son!
Swami Balendu tells how several people in Indian have called ‘Shame!’ upon seeing his small daughter Apra walking naked or even only half-naked in their own home.
Swami Balendu describes how Indians are real foodies who always have a suggestion on how a dish could be even better. Read his personal experience.
Swami Balendu tells how domestic violence, especially in arranged marriages, affects children and young people in India. Read about the fear that is created – and what this means for them on the long run!
Swami Balendu describes how he daily sees people hitting their children in their restaurant – and how this is part of Indian culture.
Swami Balendu describes how a girl came to apply for ‘any kind of work’ but then refused that of a waitress. Read how this attitude doesn’t fit with their restaurant.
Swami Balendu tells how an Indian lady gave marriage advice to Ramona: don’t leave your husband, that’s now what Indians do! Read the thoughts that followed this conversation!
Swami Balendu describes beauty ideals in India, how women comment on each other’s weight and what India needs to do to help people stay fit.
Swami Balendu writes about the joys of planning in India: when you cannot be sure the other one will be there are the agreed time and when you can be late, too!