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Mother’s love in the time of American Express

Shunali Khullar Shroff April 14, 2012 Last night I was indulging in my usual cleansing and age-defying ritual that includes scrubbing my face and slapping on some serum. Standing there in front of the mirror, I noticed that there was a whole evenly spread out layer of grime all over my face somehow that was [...]

What is Kundalini?

  Brigitte Arora April 13, 2012 The Kundalini is the power that sustains and regulates our life force and the driving power that fuels our transformative evolutionary journey.  Kundalini is a Sanskrit word that means coil; coiled like a snake. Throughout human history, Kundalini has been represented by the symbols of the serpent, fire and the [...]

On Separation Anxiety

  Shunali Khullar Shroff April 6, 2012 “My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can’t decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.” ~ Rita Rudner “The hand that rocks the cradle usually is attached to someone who isn’t getting enough sleep.” ~ John Fiebig [...]

Detox and the death of Venus

Shunali Khullar Shroff March 13, 2012 I ran into a friend of mine at a soiree about two weeks ago. It was a sit down dinner and while we all did the sitting down bit to perfection, the folds around the abdomen of some of my gender in attendance did not quite manage to sit [...]

A brief history of the film society movement

By Colonel SC Khullar (founder President Doon Film Society) All over the world intellectuals, thinkers and film aficionados seek association with established film societies, not merely to serve their passion for this form of art, but also as a validation of their intellect. Dehradun’s own film society, “REACH Talkies-Doon Film Society” will itself be completing [...]

Au Revoir Cheetal Grand

By Shalini Kataria A twist of fate and what was once a must- stop on the Dehradun-Delhi highway stands alone and forlorn. A stop at Cheetal Grand in Khatauli was almost a habit when travelling between Dehradun and Delhi. But, ever since the new toll road has come up, everybody (however loyal a Cheetal fan they may have [...]