Book: Breathing two worlds
Author: Ruchira Khanna
Published: 24th April, 2017
Number of pages: EBook, 181
About the book:
Neena Arya, a Delhi-born goes abroad for further studies and decides to settle down there. Determined to be a ‘somebody’ from a ‘nobody’ she blends with the Americans via the accent and their mannerisms while having a live-in relationship with her European boyfriend, Adan Somoza.
When illness hits home, Neena rushes to meet her ailing dad. Tragedy strikes and amidst the mingling with relatives and friends, she finds herself suffocated with the two different cultures that she has been breathing since she moved to the United States. How will she strike Continue reading →
India is a country with a rich cultural heritage. We follow our religion sincerely and have deep faith in God. We value our customs and traditions and love for our country, our motherland is deep rooted in us. Even though we don’t do much for our country on a day to day basis but still when our country’s name comes, we all stand united and overcome the hurdles. There are cases of riots in the name of religion but still there are people of different religions living in the same neighbourhood and helping each other in adverse times. We all celebrate each other’s festivals and be a part of joys and sorrows of our neighbours.
The Indian culture is not only limited to India but you go to any part of the world and you can meet your Indian brothers or sisters, they are the ones who are the reason behind the Indian culture being celebrated worldwide. The Indians living abroad celebrate the Indian festivals and as such festivals like Holi and Diwali have become so famous worldwide. It feels really good to see people staying in other countries celebrating the Indian culture, traditions and the festivals.