These articles cover various topics about India:
A summary of issues around the 2014 elections
You have probably spent some time on the list of over 110 Indianisms that I recorded over the past few years. It has been a fun project to stop and…
Common beliefs within Hinduism that impact practical behaviors
Six essential hindu practices to learn about. Also, insights for foreigners, expats, and outsiders for how to act appropriately.
Review of Culture Shock! India by Gitanjali Kolanad
Gunjan Bagla's book for the businessperson coming to do business in India.
Book by V Raghunathan
A Book Review of NRI: Now, Returned to India by Amar Vyas
A review of a foundational book on India by Craig Storti
A review of the autobiography of M.K. Gandhi
A book by Chetan Bhagat
Book review by author Paul Davies
The meaning behind many different Indian horn sounds including cars, trucks, and buses.
A look at how PM Modi's 2014 US visit went
An intro to the foundational ebook for this site
A primer on different Indian naming conventions and how many different names an Indian will have.
Dividing India by economic class
Men, women, and transgendered
An essay on the many languages of India and why it is important for expatriates to learn about them.
Learning the much needed skill of determining someone's community based on the names of India.
Looking at the six major regions of India
Dividing India by religion, sociologically
Some insights into India's traditional and modern family systems
Mark Twain's description of what it was like to ride an Indian train in the late 19th century.
Mark Twain's take on human rules across cultures, how to define modesty, and who really belongs in an asylum.
An excerpt from Following the Equator on Indian crows
An extract from Mark Twain's Following the equator where he talks about how ugly fair skin looks next to the vibrant colors of India.
Mark Twain's interpretation of the "winter months" in India and what it takes to melt a brass knob.
Excerpt from Following the Equator
Lessons from this movie about cricket starring Aamir Khan
Does India live up to its image of being a place of spiritual enlightenment?
How well does Indy present Indian culture? Not too well...
A movie about India without any Indians
Is this the movie Indians wanted the West to see?
It was a moment of inspiration. I was trying to calm my nerves the morning before one of my first big training sessions in front of Indians. As I…
A review of The Argumentative Indian by Amartya Sen
An intro to cricket for those unfamiliar with the game, covering the basic rules, how to get out, and how to score runs.
Mark Twain has always been one of my favorite writers and I finally got my hands on a print copy of his India reflections in the…
An overview of dharma and how it practically affects the lives of Hindus.
An ongoing list of the ways Indians are better than the rest of the world.
The top Indian ads of 2013
Why I like arranged marriages, mostly
A story about power, politics, and beating someone on the head with a microphone
A look into the Diplomat dispute
A quick analysis of why India will support Russia
A cultural look at the Jayalalitha verdict, and what outsiders can learn about India from it.
A look beyond the rules of cricket to understanding cricket from a cultural perspective. A beginner's guide to the best teams, rivalries, and the Indian team
Mark Twain's thoughts on what makes India unique from the rest of the world
Why Hinduism is such a hard topic to start and continue studying