Dear Alana

Dear Alana, I know what had happened. I know you hadn’t eaten. You set the plate down on the counter. You weren’t hungry anymore, the pangs you felt in your stomach faded away and you were finally feeling like you could walk without collapsing. The red sauce and pasta strewn across the plate were cold and unpalatable, you would have to simply force yourself to eat the meal … Continue reading Dear Alana

Sabarimala Temple

If the result of a temple visit is disrespect to the deity, whose home it is, then it can be attributed to blasphemy, which is punishable by the Indian constitution. Therein lies the ‘crime’ of a female “devotee”, capable of menstruation, entering the temple- a disregard for the comfort of its deity.
And moreover, why worship a deity whose rules you refuse to follow in the first place? Continue reading Sabarimala Temple